Joel Dumont

Joel Dumont

Operations Director - Performance management - Acculturated leader

Currently employed at Dorel Europe

Previous: Dorel, Dorel Europe, Sedac Shanghai, Maped, McDonald's Corporation


Previous: HEC, Université Chambéry Savoie



    Managing Procurement in Asia from all angles for 13 years. Executive MBA caliber with 13 years of experience in China, building, leading and sustaining results-oriented international teams. Strong technical background starting with early products developments to stabilization of production. Proven records in building quality on products and systems level currently gearing towards “consumer eyes” quality on top of specifications. Skilled with suppliers, growing strong relationships and directly handling sensitive negotiations thanks to a fluent understanding of the Chinese language and culture. Received “Change management award” for building the structure in 2012 in China proving a performance driven mindset. If you are intested in sharing ideas, I am open to connections:


China Operations Director

At Dorel Europe

From January 2011 to Present
Change management to better structure, organize and lead the teams in Asia to deliver products from a broad spectrum: large suppliers base, large range from basic to expensive and large activities from design to quality via sourcing and supply chain. Driving business value through improved...
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Europe Business Unit manager - North China

At Dorel

From October 2009 to December 2010
In charge of the team providing Dorel Europe with juvenile goods from China. The goods rqnged from total in-house design to complete on-the-shelves products. I managed the whole supply chain (Sourcing, Supply Chain, Engineering and Quality) for these goods with a strong technical support related to...
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HEC, Jouy En Josas

Executive MBA, HEC

From 2009 to 2010

Projects manager China

At Dorel Europe

From July 2004 to October 2009
In charge of developping OEM and ODM goods in Asia. It starts by receiving the technical specifications from France then study it with suppliers. The main part of the position is to manage the design fien tuning, tooling design and debugging before production. The team to be managed was made of...
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Production manager

At Sedac Shanghai

From August 2002 to May 2004
Production management in a sofabed unit. Quality, planning and maintenance of a 3000sqm plant

New products manager

At Maped

From September 2000 to May 2002
R&D department was in charge of designing and starting the development of the products in France. At this point, I was helping with price calculation and industrial opinion. Upon receipt of the toolings, my task was to start production taking care of the planning and quality of the products.

Shift manager

At McDonald's Corporation

From October 1997 to December 1999
Part time student job. A shift manager at Mc Donald's is in charge of the operations of the restaurant for 9h consecutively. In charge of the operational arrangement of the team and on the spot decision according the situation. Side responsbilities like ordering or planning were also assigned on...
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  • China
  • Chine
  • Engineering
  • General management
  • Mandarin
  • Multicultural
  • Production

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