Regional Purchasing Manager- Raw Materials
About Our Client
Our Client is a prominent European MNC that is a market leader in a range of products, services, technologies in the Industrial business. With a large global network across APAC and Europe they are constantly reinventing and challenging themselves to keep ahead of demands in order to remain competitive. They aim to maintain and improve their current performance both locally and regionally of which they are seeking for an Experienced Regional Purchasing Manager to contribute in this area.
Reporting to the Procurement Director, the majority of your responsibilities will involve managing a spectrum of procurement processes for sourcing of raw materials which revolves around metal compound and metal products. This is an Individual Contributor role. You will be travelling at least 70% of your time.
Your responsibilities include:
*To source for raw material commodity required by all ASEAN plants.
*Monitor supplier performance, communicate, coordinate suppliers meeting resolving chronic supplier related problems.
*Managing, coordinating, controlling and monitoring the preparation, purchase and delivery of raw materials
*Analyze trends and market movements for use in making sound procurement decisions.
*Furnish market conditions, pricing, shortages or technical information to Global Procurement Managers and makes recommendations.
*To help achieve objectives in support of the Management Plan, as well as contribute to the development, monitoring and achievement of annual cost reduction target.
*To carry out local negotiations with suppliers and ensure adequate contract cover within the portfolio within the value of spend.
The Successful Applicant
You should have a Degree in Procurement or Supply Chain and have significant years of related working experience in Raw Material sourcing for Metal Compounds in a Manufacturing environment. 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 recognizes 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.