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Procurement Manager (Raw Material) - Global FMCG brand

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Malaysia, Malaysia

  • Excellent career progression

  • Be part of a globally recognised organisation

About Our Client

Our client is a global multinational company and one of the largest consumer goods organization in the world. They are constantly challenging themselves to keep ahead of consumer demands and remain competitive. As part of this commitment they are looking for an experienced Procurement Manager - Raw Materials to be based at their HQ in Johor.

Job Description

  • Negotiate prices with approved vendors to obtain high quality, lowest possible cost material that meet their requirements and specifications with main focus on Malaysia operations.
  • Evaluate alternative suppliers as required to maintain competitive pricing.
  • Lead cost saving project generation and implementation in relevant materials to improve the product competition. Track and deliver on cost saving objectives.
  • Support Innovation product development. Assist internal customers to identify requirements, specifications and provides support to facilitate at the development stage so as to ensure availability of products.
  • Managing, assessing and evaluating suppliers and provide periodical supplier performance report. Maintains good business relationship with suppliers in accordance with the Hershey Core values.
  • Conduct periodical risk assessment to avoid supply security issue and price increase issue.
  • Maintain good supplier relationships through clear, direct, and timely communications and feedback.
  • Use Sap, ERP, BW and PCM, and other Hershey-provided tools to determine standard cost and maintain and validate purchase information and source list. Evaluate and analyze Purchase Price Variance. Update purchasing records and reports.
  • Ensure all purchases are conducted in compliance with Hershey Global Procurement Policy with proper documentation, processes and meet company systems requirements. Ensure the practice of their Code of Ethical Business Conduct.

The Successful Applicant

  • Degree in Procurement / Supply Chain
  • Willing to work and based in Johor
  • Minimum 5+ years progressive business experience with 3+ years in broad and deep procurement experience
  • Knowledge of purchasing principles/techniques and inventory analysis and control
  • Knowledge in conducting RFQ/RFP bidding exercises, and negotiation skill
  • Skilled in use of computer system, with ability to adopt use of new systems
  • Ability of Contract Management
  • Strong, proven sourcing skills and expertise
  • Knowledge of raw ingredients sourcing
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Strong financial and business mindset
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, ability to prioritise in an ever-changing environment
  • Willing to travel within Malaysia and internationally as when needed (20%)

What's on Offer

  • Excellent career progression
  • Be part of a globally recognised organisation
  • Attractive remuneration package

More Info / Apply

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