Direct Buyer (35K-40K)

Location Thailand
Discipline Purchasing
Job reference BBBH24598_1639134357
Salary THB35000.00 - THB40000.00 per month
Job startdate


  • Manage a range of local and international suppliers related to one or more commodity types. Your supplier responsibilities will be supporting factories in Thailand and the Head Office.

  • Raising and placing purchase orders with suppliers as dictated by Materials Requirement Planning reports for direct components or via individual requisitions for component tooling.

  • Expedite purchase order delivery dates and work with company's Logistics department to ensure company's production plans are met.

  • Report to Direct Supervisor & Section Manager any concerns that may affect production being maintained in both Thailand and Head Office.

  • Control stock levels and reorder points to meet expected KPI targets.

  • Build good supplier relationships through regular communication, including supplier meetings and travel to suppliers (both local and international) when required.

  • Co-ordinate supplier production capacity reviews and tooling capacity/condition reviews to ensure suppliers can fulfil company's long term production plans.

  • Obtaining cost reductions through negotiation or through value engineering ideas developed with suppliers.

  • Understand engineering drawings to prepare and expedite enquiries for supplier quotations related to planned component design changes during volume production.

  • Manage design change implementation with suppliers of old and new condition components to minimize obsolete stock and meet agreed timescales expected by company's volume production teams.

  • Work with company's QC and Sourcing teams to assess supplier performance.

  • Record accurate information and prepare timely reports as necessary.

  • To make purchasing decisions for sound economic and commercial reasons.

  • Follow company's rules and procedures at all times.

  • To work in a professional and ethical manner at all times.


  • Bachelor degree or higher in Business Administration, Marketing, Economics or related fields.

  • At least 2 years' experience in Direct Purchasing. Experience in Automotive or Manufacturing Industry would be an advantage.

  • Good at English language (written and spoken) and confident in communicating with international suppliers.

  • Supply Chain and Purchasing skills including: inventory control, negotiating, cost analysis and commercial awareness.

Interested candidates please send your application letter with resume, current and expected salary with contact details to:

Attn: Mr.Norachat Wungpingchai - Senior Recruitment Consultant
143/166-8 Moo 12, Nong-prue, Banglamung, Chonburi 20150
Tel. 033 - 135014 ext.3403 or 081-1048698 or 086-3834349