Position Description

Strategic Buyer(Mechanical Components)
Job Code 16023
Division GMP TECHNOLOGIES (S) PTE LTD (EA Licence:11C3793)
Job Placement Location Singapore
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Job Summary

A Strategic Buyer is responsible 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.

Job Responsibilities

  • Be an interface to the Product Group (PM and R&D) 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.
  • Tight coordination with the local Material Management department, which is managing the Purchasing, the Logistics and the Incoming Quality Control (IQC)
  • Make sure that all necessary purchasing parameters (vendor data, contracts) are given and stored properly and appropriate actions taken whenever necessary.
  • Prepare analysis and statistics to control and support the sourcing strategy and the strategic planning.
  • Contribute to the definition, drive the implementation and execute the company’s Supply Chain Strategy (e.g. commodity management, localization).
  • Ensure the establishment of a competitive global supply chain which provides for sustainable reductions of total cost and integrates seamlessly into the purchasing and production (assembly) processes
  • Proactive improvement of the quality along the entire supply chain in close cooperation with all involved departments (Product Group, Research & Development, Material Management, Finance).
  • Ensure the availability of up to date supply market information.
  • Work according to defined supply chain processes and use the tools listed in these processes.
  • Contributes to supplier development, qualification and evaluation within a cross functional teams.
  • Focus on commercial and contractual aspects and coordinates supplier related activities.
  • Build up and maintain global supplier portfolio
  • Execute supplier performance management.
  • Creating and maintain global contract system which covers all type of suppliers. Store contracts systematically (in paper- & in electronic form)
  • Vendor and Contract Management
  • Achievement of best possible cost savings while ensuring the most beneficial supply base for the company.
  • Supplier development (supplier performance measurement) and phase-in

Job Requirements

  • 3 Years experience in global sourcing, supplier qualification, auditing and corrective processes
  • Good supply market knowledge
  • Good knowledge in contracting
  • Able to optimize the supplier relationship by combining supplier’s and internal processes, building trust, measuring and developing suppliers
  • Good understanding of the supply chain and of the critical production and assembly processes
  • Constructive and productive thinking in cost terms
  • Good PC-Knowledge (MS-Office package)
  • Experience in SAP/R3

Other Requirements

  • Analytical, systematic, thinking in networks
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Project management capabilities
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • High flexibility and readiness for overseas assignments


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

GMP Technologies (S) Pte Ltd   |   EA Licence: 11C3793   | EA Personnel:  Lim Zi Cheng  |   Registration No:   R2089949

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