Sr. Purchasing Specialist

PerkinElmer

Job Description

Job TitleSr. Purchasing SpecialistLocation(s)Singapore

The Individual
The candidate should have good business acumen and end-to-end supply chain knowledge and be able to work effectively in a high pressure and fast paced environment.

Responsibilities

  • Participant and contribute to the monthly SIOP (Sales & Ops) meeting.
  • Able to interpret SIOP demand and translate to material forecast to suppliers.
  • Ensure materials full-kit for production build per demand requirement.
  • Execute planning activities, material procurement and POs are carried out in a timely manner.
  • Follow through production schedule and maintain purchase order status and shipment tracking information in SAP system with timely update.
  • Proactively check availability of capacities and material constraints that affect the products’ Supply chain.
  • Measure and continuously seek to improve supply chain performance e.g. inventory turns, on-time delivery, excess and obsolescence exposure, etc.
  • Maintain strong relationship and clear/direct communication with functional team members and suppliers.
  • Implement standardized metrics to track, maintain and drive suppliers to continuously improve in service, cost, quality and delivery levels.
  • Involved in continuous improvements in areas of lead-time, cost reductions that meet organizational goal which includes risk management.
  • Generate management report and take on any other duties as assigned by Superior.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain/Logistics Management preferred. Diploma holders with more years of experience will also be considered.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in purchasing or similar capacity • Material planning experience will be an added advantage
  • Able to work effectively in a high pressure and fast paced environment
  • Meticulous, have an eye for details and ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • IT literate with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Familiar with use and deployment of IT systems technologies/solutions to support the supply chain e.g. for tracking, inventory management, compliance etc.
  • Ability to travel when required.

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