Purchasing / MRP Manager – Food / Feed / Chemical Production
Client Description:

Our client is a leading manufacturer in product solutions for the feed industry.

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.
  • Support Production in raw materials requirement bases on MRP result to achieve production and turn time targets to meet with the promised delivery period.
  • Retrieving material requisition from system as per job order and monitor the inventory to optimize stock level.
  • Determine and review safety stock, re-order point for long lead time raw material in order able to prevent the shortfall and delay raw material from suppliers.
  • 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 Western & Thai management team
  • Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in Material Requirement Planning of a manufacturing facility, preferably with a background in the food industry.
  • Excellent skill in Microsoft office. MS-Excel (Pivot Tables, VBA) and ERP
  • Able to communicate effectively cross functionally and suppliers.
  • Good command of English, both spoken and written. TOEIC 400 average.
  • Excellent communication, analytic and negotiation skills
  • Experienced supporting shipping or export and import would be preferred.
  • Good technical and soft skills: proactivity, influence, creativity, direct communication, critical thinking & problem solving, collaboration, responsibility & accountability.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Project Management
  • Good cross-functional coordination skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with excellent time management skills.
  • Company Benefits:

    Our client offers a competitive remuneration benefit. Benefits include a competitive base salary, annual bonus, medical insurance and provident fund.

    Level: Middle / Senior

    Industry: Agriculture / Animal Feed

    Purchasing / MRP Manager – Food / Feed / Chemical Production

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