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PURCHASING ASSISTANT MANAGER

Job Title: PURCHASING ASSISTANT MANAGER
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South - Johor Bahru
Specialisation:
Industry: Automotive
Salary: 5000.00 - 6000.00
Job Reference: 42878
Contact Details: Maizatul Akmal
Contact Email: maizatul.akmal@jac-recruitment.com
Published: 2 months ago

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible in forecast levels of demand for services and products
  • conduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality
  • liaise between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers
  • build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers
  • negotiate and agree contracts, monitoring the quality of service provided
  • process payments and invoices
  • keep contract files and use them as reference for the future
  • develop strategies to make sure that cost savings and supplier performance targets are met - or exceeded
  • undertake value for money reviews of existing contracts and arrangements
  • forecast price trends and their impact on future activities
  • keep a constant check on stock levels
  • give presentations about market analysis and possible growth
  • develop a purchasing strategy
  • produce reports and statistics on spending and saving
  • evaluate bids and make recommendations, based on commercial and technical factors
  • ensure suppliers are aware of business objectives
  • attend meetings and trade conferences
  • train and supervise the work of other members of staff.

JOB REQUIREMENT

  • Degree holder and above
  • 10 years in Purchasing/ procurement
  • excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • commercial awareness
  • strong analytical ability to adapt to different client needs and to develop and maintain successful working relationships
  • numeracy skills in order to analyse facts and figures
  • the ability to lead and motivate a team
  • a flair for negotiation and networking