Job Description

  • Purchasing Manager
  • Permanent
  • Purchasing
  • Penang
  • August 29, 2019
  • August 29, 2019
  • February 29, 2020

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute long-term supply strategy deployment, supplier cost modelling, supplier opportunity assessments, supplier financial analysis, negotiations, long-term contract establishment, continuous supplier performance improvement, and supplier relationship development.
  • Negotiate the best-n class price, payment terms, quality levels, and delivery terms for purchased products in compliance with corporate objectives
  • Coordinate and support on-site supplier assessment/certification audits and continuous improvement activities that drive down total cost and increase total supplier quality.
  • Identify new and alternate sources of supply as necessary to support new product development, cost reduction requirements and supplier performance issues.
  • Evaluate medium to long-term supplier capabilities in an effort to optimize the commodity supply base in support of supplier reduction goals and objectives.
  • Perform all necessary duties to support corporate goals as they relate to established supplier quality, total landed cost and inventory objectives.
  • Maintain a solid working knowledge of essential commodity trends including: industry trends, cost drivers, global pricing, material lead time, and technical/manufacturing processes.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to drive global supply chain enhancements.
  • Participate in the make vs. buy analysis and make recommendations based on corporate objectives.

Job Requirements:

  • At least Bachelor’s degree in Business Studies/Administration/Management Logistics, or Industrial Engineering
  • Candidate must be from a company that have at least USD 100 million turn over per year in steel & hardware industry.
  • At least 5 years of working experience in multinational company & steel purchase
  • Excellent negotiation and analytical skills
  • Effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with a diverse internal team, executive leadership and suppliers.
  • Knowledgeable in steel & plastic
  • Good understanding of agriculture & steel industries.
  • Willingness to travel up to 75% of the time, both domestically & internationally.