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Panda Game Manufacturing is a world renowned tabletop game manufacturer. With a focus on industry-leading component quality and service,
we have produced thousands of tabletop games for clients around the world.
Panda has worked with first-time game designers as well as industry titans to create products ranging from small card games to award-winning
deluxe board games.
Our head office is located in Vancouver, Canada, our manufacturing base is in Shenzhen, China, and we have a team working remotely
from their home offices in over 15 cities across North America and Europe.
Although Panda is a global and diverse team, our common bond is our passion to produce (and play) the best quality games in the business!
Panda is currently seeking a General Manager for our China operations. Our headquarters are in Shenzhen,
China (40 staff), and we have a branch office in Hangzhou, China (7 staff). The main functions of
our China operations are:
Sourcing & Supplier
Production & Schedule Oversight
position reports to the CEO and COO and requires regular communication in English with our North American and European client-facing teams and in Chinese with our partners and suppliers in China.
The main responsibilities are:
Manage a team of over 40
sourcing and production management professionals in two offices - creating the strategy and executing the business plan
Connect our North American
& European client-facing teams, our Chinese sourcing team, and our suppliers
Coordinate with Chinese government
Recruit, train, and coach
staff to develop a happy, efficient, and cohesive team
Support our client-facing
teams in North America and Europe
Ensure quotations from suppliers
are competitive so that our sales team can win profitable projects
Manage our partners and suppliers
to ensure that the components produced are in line with our clients' requirements and specifications
Choose the appropriate logistics
suppliers to ensure our goods are delivered in a timely and effective manner
Appraise our suppliers' performance
and conduct factory audits
Maintain good relationships
with our key suppliers and be involved directly in negotiation with suppliers
Develop effective tax planning;
comply with all Chinese regulatory requirement including taxation and customs.
Drive continuous innovations,
productivity and quality improvements of the entire trading and sourcing process
Identify, evaluate and manage
risks by implementing procedures on the operation
Negotiate on behalf of our
parent company with minority shareholders
Attributes and Experience
Spoken and written fluency in English and
Fully bi-cultural with the ability to deal
professionally in both North American and Chinese work environments
A professional manager who can plan, organize,
direct and control staff in a Chinese setting
An excellent people manager who can gain commitment
from his staff and provide effective coaching
A seasoned negotiator who can negotiate effectively
with senior Chinese and North American business partners
University Degree with a preference for majors
in Business Administration, Commerce or Foreign Trade. Preference for a University degree from an English-speaking country.
Knowledge of Finance, Chinese Taxation/Customs
Regulations, Foreign Trade, and Business Administration
Minimum of 15 years of related working experience
Minimum of 5 years of experience as General
Manager of a team of at least 45 persons in a related business.
Minimum 5 years of experience in a manufacturing operation in China. Preference for experience in a printing factory.
Proven track record in quality management,
operation management, project management, production management or supply chain management
Proven track record in building a high performing
trading, import/export business
Preference for a person with strong interest
in playing Board Games.
Compensation commensurate with qualification
An ideal candidate will also have many of
the following attributes:
Deep and sincere passion for the tabletop games industry
Additional language abilities besides English and Mandarin
Energetic team player, flexible with work hours
Benefits of Working at Panda
Fun and dynamic industry: If you
are a tabletop gamer, you will definitely appreciate the excitement, friendliness and innovation of our industry
Open and Flat Management Structure: As
much as we are a fast-growing and dynamic company, Panda is also a family business with a very welcoming and supportive culture.
Benefits Package Commensurate with Experience
Job Location: Work from our factory
in Shenzhen, China, with occasional business travel to Hong Kong. Infrequent business travel to North America or Europe (1-3 times per year) may be required.
Start date: Flexible based on your
current employment situation, although we'd like to have someone start by mid-July.
salary commensurate with qualification and experience. Please indicate your preferred starting salary when applying.
Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume through
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Please note, we have a comprehensive recruiting process that involves multiple rounds. We believe in long-term partnerships, and our
recruiting process is designed with the intention of ensuring a good fit both ways - so that we can determine if you would be a good fit for the role, and also to give you ample opportunity to learn about Panda, our team, and our culture to ensure that the
role is a good fit for you.
We look forward to reviewing your application!
For more information on Panda Game Manufacturing, please visit www.pandagm.com
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