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  • Job reference: RMS0221291

Purchasing Manager

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Thailand
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 13/01/2020
  • Duration: 1 month
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The Role:
* Manage strategic and tactical purchasing, material requirement planning, and inventory control in order to develop an effective team.
* Propose Purchase policies to business and function lead and implement when they are approved.
* Responsible for maintaining and monitoring functional metrics to ensure business objectives are being achieved and Collaborate with other departments to identify or qualify of new suppliers.
* Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers and vendors.
* Working to improve efficiency, reduce waste and drive down costs.
* Monitoring the effectiveness of suppliers in terms of quality and pricing. Develop or implement procedures or systems to evaluate or select suppliers. Maintaining relationships with vendors and suppliers.
* Mentors staff to achieve increasing levels of team performance. Develop team members to ensure up-to-date product know-how and expertise.
* Document purchasing processes, such as workflows, procedure to align with quality system requirement.
* Execute purchase instruction to catch cost saving opportunity identified.
* Procurement improvement project to reduce inefficiency.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Master or Bachelor's degree in fields of Supply Chain Management, or closely related discipline
engineering, or manufacturing.
* Minimum 5 years of Procurement or Purchasing function and 3 years for management experience.
* Advanced conflict Management and negotiation skills required.
* Experience managing critical projects required.
* Strong goal-setting, team leadership, coaching and development skills.
* Must have knowledge of Trade Compliance responsibilities, on the import and export.
* Excellent technical writing ability, and oral and written communication skills
* Knowledge of ERP system SL9 are an advantage.
* Good command of both written and spoken in English
* Strong in computer skills i.e. MS Office, preparing report.
* Knowledge of ISO9001/TS 16949 and ISO 14001

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