Assistant Purchasing Manager – Food Processing
Client Description:

Our client is a global snack and instant noodles manufacturer.

Job Description:

  • Develop and propose purchasing strategies aligned with Management’s goals.
  • Participate in select, evaluate and qualify new suppliers.
  • Follow up with suppliers to ensure on-time delivery or readiness with correct specifications.
  • Improve cost of purchased materials, parts and services.
  • Manage reporting and budgeting according to company guidelines.
  • Identifies suppliers and arranges optimal contracts in terms of pricing, quality, timing, and supply availability.
  • Make strategic purchasing category analyses (spend, suppliers, users, needs, etc.)
  • Understand general supply chain concept to plan for the raw materials in and out.
  • Actively look for improvements, paperwork reduction, office work productivity cost savings.
  • Assure that deliveries of raw materials are in accordance with production planning, in order to minimize working capital and prevent down time due to shortages.
  • Ensure all administrative aspects of the purchasing function are complying with expectations and procedures.
  • Pro-actively collaborate with quality, R&D, pricing, group purchasing and supply chain.
  • Maintains a strong professional relationship between suppliers and the company. Communicates with suppliers concerning all aspects of the partnership
  • Maintaining realistic safety stock level for all key raw materials and packaging.
  • Ensure all Purchasing data: parts, vendors, leadtimes, minimum order quantities, prices, dates etc. are accurately maintained in ERP system
  • Analyze backlog shipments and provide information to concern department for taking action.
  • Converting and following up on PR / PO.
  • Issuing PR of Liquid products to Purchase based on Sales & Sales Admin’s requirements.
  • Work closely with management team

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in purchasing or sourcing, preferably with a background in the food industry.
  • Excellent skill in Microsoft office. MS-Excel and ERP
  • Able to communicate effectively cross functionally and suppliers.
  • Good command of English, both spoken and written.
  • Excellent communication, analytic and negotiation skills
  • Experienced supporting shipping or export and import would be preferred.
  • Knowledge of ISO9001, 22000, 14001, GMP, HACCP, Halal and BRC.
  • Good knowledge of SAP.
  • Good command of English, both witting and speaking.
  • Strong leadership, analytical, coordination, and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to work 6 days per week.
  • Able to work in Ratchaburi province.
  • Excellence managerial and leadership skills

Company Benefits:

Our client offers a competitive remuneration benefits package and an excellent learning opportunity for future professional growth.

Level: Middle

Industry: Food

Assistant Purchasing Manager – Food Processing

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