Senior Executive, Purchasing

The Job:

  • Identify, research, evaluate and select suppliers that meet the company’s standards of requirement, price, quality, timing and reliability of supply
  • Involve in larger or more complex purchases based on project basis, able to meet each project timeline
  • Recognise and evaluate sales, promotional campaigns and other opportunities to secure reduced prices
  • Assess supplier’s products to ensure that they comply with specifications and meet the quality and authority’s standard (eg: Halal requirement)
  • Analyse and evaluate supplier proposals, quotations, negotiate prices and delivery conditions, commit the purchases with terms that are in the company’s best interest
  • Maintain procurement administrative systems and records / database in SAP
  • Process and raise the purchase orders, respond to purchase orders and invoicing queries
  • Monitor on incoming receipts and share the delivery information to internal functional teams
  • Monitor material inventory level and ensure optimum stock holding level to meet production needs
  • Prompt update and follow through of all NCR claims / replacement request
  • Proper upkeep of sourcing items evaluation and alternative source materials submission status
  • Manage and update forecast information provided to suppliers
  • Evaluate supplier performance on quality, price and service level
  • Ensure accurate procurement planning and prevent underprocurement or overprocurement that leads to ageing or disposal.
  • Prepare and submit necessary reports for Management review


Required Skills & Knowledge:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Food Technology / Purchasing or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years in F&B industry is required for this position
  • Excellent sourcing and negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical and good problem solving skills, workload resource planning and prioritization skills
  • Good stakeholders management, able to work well with internal functional teams
  • Good data analytics and data management
  • An independent self-starter and a strong team player