Senior Purchasing Manager (150K - 180K)

Location Thailand
Discipline Purchasing
Job reference BBBH24861_1640403024
Salary Negotiable
Job startdate
Consultant email thanathip.d@manpower.co.th

Key Responsibilities:

  • strategic and operational procurement operations with a focus on developing supplier base, as well as maintaining network in the most cost effective and quality conscious manner

Responsibilities:

  • Forecast levels of demand for services and products
  • Conduct research to source the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality
  • Evaluate bids and make recommendations, based on commercial and technical factors
  • Negotiate and agree contracts, monitoring the quality of service provided
  • Keep contract files and use them as reference for the future
  • Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers
  • Manage and motivate a team of procurement staff, coordinate with China team
  • Liaise between suppliers, manufacturers, internal teams such as supply chain, planning, marketing, it and sales, and customers
  • Develop strategies to make sure that cost savings and supplier performance targets are achieved - or exceeded
  • Forecast price trends and their impact on future activities
  • Give presentations about market analysis and possible growth
  • Develop and implement a procurement strategy
  • Ensure suppliers are aware of business objectives
  • Keep up to date with trends and innovations, regulation and new technology that can impact on the business

Qualifications:

  • Thai Nationality, Male/Female
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Engineering or related.
  • At least 8 years up working experience in Procurement , Sourcing or Buyer in Automotive Business
  • Familiar with Free zone/BOI/Form E/Form D business
  • Professional capability for international trade
  • Experience in SAP is an advantage
  • Proficient in MS Office and PowerPoint
  • Require a higher level of innovation and teamwork
  • Strong communication awareness , proactive