Procurement Manager (Regional)

Location: Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Supply Chain & Procurement
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH235853_1566817210

Our client-8 MNC that is a precision manufacturer of rubber, plastics, silicone engineering components, is looking for a Procurement Manager.

As a Procurement Manager, your responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Lead the Procurement Team in both countries (China and Malaysia) in the procurement activities for manufacturing and operations
  • Maintain a good relationship with existing clients as well as to source for new potential clients from both local and overseas market; To evaluate suppliers' performance and provide feedback accordingly
  • Establish long term cost reduction costs and to manage the spending budget and the procurement reports
  • Manage the team by providing strategic planning direction, guidance, and supervision for prompt, cost effectiveness, delivery, inventory control etc.
  • Liaise with overseas Procurement Team to develop and execute procurement strategies and project executions

To qualify, individuals must possess:

  • Minimum Diploma (any field) with 5 years of working experince in rubber, plastics, or metal manufacturing industry
  • Language requirement: Mandarin and English are both mandatory to deal with China markets
  • Must have experience in purchasing direct materials (rubber and plastics) for manufacturing use, preferably someone familiar with rubber/plastics tooling
  • Willing to travel: ad-hoc travellling may be required