Purchasing Manager, Raw Material
Work Life Balance
About Our Client
Our Client is a prominent Multinational Organization that is a market leader within the Specialty Chemical Industry with a large global network in Europe, America and APAC. They are constantly reinventing and challenging themselves to keep ahead of consumer demands and remain competitive. They aim to maintain and improve their current performance both locally and regionally of which they are seeking for an Experienced Purchasing Manager for Asia with a core focus in Direct Materials (Chemicals).
Reporting to the Head of Procurement, the majority of your responsibilities will involve managing a spectrum of procurement (direct) activities. This role is both operational and strategic. You will be an Individual Contributor which requires travel.
Your responsibilities include:
- Procurement of direct categories- Raw Materials
- Bridging your category with other BUs as well as other categories
- Define and rollout your strategy for direct categories to improve bottom-line productivity
- To define sourcing strategy for vendors and suppliers to achieve cost savings that are in alignment with the company's objectives
- To align objectives between regional operations and global procurement
The Successful Applicant
You should have a Degree in Chemical Engineering and have significant years of related working experience in Direct Procurement for Raw Materials category. It is essential that you can demonstrate your ability to be strong in analytical skills with an eye for details. You must possess very strong communication and influencing skills; with the ability to work well at all levels and engaging stakeholders
What's on Offer
You will be working in a large MNC that has good brand equity and consistently innovating for consumers. The company recognises talents by offering comprehensive benefits and extensive training to nurture employees & provide you with excellent career advancement. The company culture is about high levels of commitment and care for employees that helps achieve an effective mix between work and home life and supports their efforts to have a positive impact on their communities. They also place a lot of emphasis in workplace safety and employee welfare.