Position Description

Strategic Buyer (West, SAP R/3, Up to $4.9K)
Job Code 15430
Job Placement Location Singapore
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  • Well-established US Manufacturing MNC.



  • To achieve best possible cost savings while ensuring the most beneficial supply base for the company. This includes the strategic relationship, the contracting, performance review and improvement of the supply base.
  • Vendor Management.
  • Contract Management.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate contracts and price with non-product and product related suppliers (PR & NPR) with support and agreement from Director Strategic Supply Management.
  • Be an interface to the Product Group and ensure early involvement of Strategic Buying and suppliers into all relevant internal and external project activities.
  • Work with the supplier to agree on corrective actions to resolve escalated issues or look for alternative suppliers when necessary.
  • To ensure all necessary purchasing parameters (vendor data, contracts) are given and stored properly and appropriate actions is taken, whenever necessary.
  • Prepare analysis and statistics in order to control and support the sourcing strategy and strategic planning.
  • Drive the implementation and executes Company’s Supply Chain Strategy.
  • Establish a competitive Global Supply Chain to provides sustainable reductions of total cost and integrates seamless into the purchasing and production (assembly) processes.
  • Search, select, and qualify preferred suppliers to support the business requirements.
  • Proactive quality improvement for the entire Supply Chain.
  • Ensure the supply market information is up to date.


  • Minimum Degree in Supply Chain or related study.
  • At least 5 years' relevant experience in Global sourcing (Asia).
  • Solid experience in supplier qualification, auditing and corrective action processes.
  • Good understanding of Supply Chain, critical production and assembly processes.
  • Experience in SAP/R3.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken.
  • Possess good analytical and systematic thinking.
  • Strong negotiation and project management skills.


Other Information:

  • Working Location: Science Park.
  • Working Hours: Mondays to Fridays, 8.30am to 5.30pm.
  • Critical: Due to the organization's affirmed support and commitment to developing a Singaporean core, this role is only available to Singaporeans.

To apply, please visit www.gmprecruit.com and search for Job Reference: 15430.
To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Novita Tan at novita.adisutanto@gmprecruit.com
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
GMP Recruitment Services (S) Pte Ltd | EA License: 09C3051 | EA Personnel: Novita Tan | Registration No: R1220374

Contact Person: Adisutanto, Novita - Reg No:R1220374 (novita.adisutanto@gmprecruit.com)

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