Review and analyze materials requirements for production, generate Purchase Orders, scheduling and re-scheduling of materials based on MRP requirement to ensure continuity of supplies to the manufacturing plant.
Manage supplier relationships to optimize supply chain efficiency. Identifies and resolves potential supply problems as necessary.
Manage inventory/stock levels to support production, LTB, E&O as well as meeting inventory goals set.
Develop and implement improvement programs for the low performing suppliers.
Drive system and process enhancement and upkeep data integrity and accuracy. Actively manage workflow in SAP system and works with appropriate parties to resolve system issues as well as invoice issues to minimize overdue invoices and ensure supply availability.
Review and resolve NCRs and works to identify programs which will lead to reduction of supplier related NCRs.
Participate in supplier audits and publishes audit reports.
Manage, track and implement purchasing spec changes and initiate document change order forms.
Participate and represent purchasing in teams related to new product development and product transfer activities.
Maintain and ensure systems and processes are in compliance to SOX, ISO9001, ISO140001, ISO13485 and other regulatory requirements.
Assist Supply Assurance Manager in driving all department initiatives.
Lead a small team
To perform other duties as assigned.
Degree / Diploma in any Engineering/Supply Chain Management or relevant discipline.
At least 8 years of purchasing management exposure in multi-industry manufacturing or related.
Preferably with professional certification in Purchasing management such as CPM (APICS)
Good understanding of ERP/MRP concept and SAP experience.
Outstanding in interpersonal and communication skills.