Sourcing Manager

Penang Permanent

Added 19/03/2021

  • Challenging, fast paced environment
  • Be part of a globally recognized organisation

About Our Client

Our client is a public-listed MNC and industry leader in the consumer electronics space. With a strong global presence across numerous countries, their deep-rooted expertise in electronics & technology has propelled them to be a key player within the industry.

They are currently looking for Sourcing Manager to help set up their operations in Malaysia.

Job Description

  • Identify and leverage opportunities and directly negotiate programs to achieve the lowest total cost of ownership across category and/or product line.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers. Maintain and build relationships with critical supply base in region.
  • Prepares, distributes and analyses responses to Request for Information, Proposal, Quote (RFI, RFP, RFQ), and Statements of Work (SOW), and service agreements.
  • Acts as principle new component/subassembly supply and procurement support to Advanced Development and Engineering for all new product development
  • Work closely with engineering and Advanced Development teams to identify, qualify and components from existing and new suppliers both locally and internationally.
  • Constantly seeks and identifies opportunities for value creation (cost savings, cost avoidance, revenue enhancement) and risk reduction.
  • Conducts market research, evaluation and selection of new and current technologies.
  • Ability to manage high-value, high-complexity SOWs, RFx's, and contracts with minimal direction.
  • Lead the negotiation of contracts and business agreements with suppliers in region

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business or related field.
  • At least 10-15 years of purchasing and procurement experience.
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Strong knowledge of Malaysian supply base in mechanical and electro-mechanical commodities to help identify opportunities for localisation.
  • Extensive international procurement experience preferred / domestic and international sourcing.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills with the ability to translate technical decisions/strategies into business terms and implications.
  • Positive and energetic team player with strong cross-functional team experience.
  • Strong analytical problem-solving aptitude.

What's on Offer

Excellent salary package, depending on experience

Opportunity to help set up the Malaysia operations

Conducive work environment that encourages growth, open communication and constant learning & development platforms

Ashley Tang
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+60 3 2302 4104

Job summary

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Consultant name
Ashley Tang
Consultant contact
+60 3 2302 4104
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