Job title: PURCHASING MANAGER [YL1324-06]
Location: Penang
Salary: RM12,000 - RM15,000
Reference: PR/146854
Contact details: Yuki Lim
Contact email:
Job published: January 07, 2022 10:40
  • Build and Execute Strategic Sourcing and Category Management Plan for Indirect Categories
  • Work with direct and cross-functional teams to plan strategic sourcing direction for the category
  • Recommend targets for spend reduction, purchasing efficiency, customer services and supplier management
  • Lead and Manage Procurement Category Teams 
  • Support building of the right procurement team (recruitment, training, staffing, and retention)
  • Present strategic plan for the assigned categories and report status
  • Interface with Customers, Procurement Business Partners, and Suppliers on Category Strategies
  • Ensure customer category requirements met
  • Collaborate with Stakeholders to Deliver Strategic Solutions
  • Develop and maintain expertise in the assigned spend categories through relationships with Category Director, Category Supplier Managers, and Global Supplier Managers
  • Bachelor/Master Degree in Business, Business Administration/Management, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or related field of study
  • At least 5 years of experience in Purchasing/Procurement or Supply Chain
  • At least 2 years of supervisory experience in leading or managing a team
  • Familiarity with Indirect categories, including Facilities, IT, Professional Services and Real Estate
  • Experience in Construction Procurement
  • Project management skills, proven ability to manage multiple large-scale projects