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- Purchasing Manager - Global Manufacturer
- Electronics, Automotives, Heavy Machinery
About Our Client
Global Manufacturing organization that produces electrical products and equipment , also elected as an employer of choice globally. The company has experienced sustained growth and a strong order book for the coming 3 - 5 business years.
*Lead the Purchasing team (8 people), ensuring the team achieves all metrics
*Work with the team to promote a proactive approach in execution of MRP messages and short cycled orders whilst driving down inventory
*Act as buyer for nominated commodities; achieving lowest possible total cost, balancing optimum quality & scheduled needs.
*Issue purchase orders using sound purchasing practices and applicable company and government regulations.
*Develop supplier relationships, lead request for quotes (RFQ) and supplier selection to stimulate competition and gain cost out
*Initiate projects in line with goals and objectives eg, eAuctions and participation in lean events
The Successful Applicant
Strategic thinking, great leadership skills
Extensive people management experience/coaching/personal development/motivation
Customer focus and desire for first time issue resolution
Solid English written and oral skills, second foreign language is preferred, native Mandarin speaker
Strong prioritization and organizational skills
Experience using SAP
Preferably CIPS educated or studying towards chartered accreditation in Purchasing & Supply Chain Management
What's on Offer