Raw Material Operational Senior Buyer (mandarin Speaker)

Bandar Utama, Malaysia

Job Description

Raw Material Operational Senior Buyer (Mandarin Speaker)

Posting Date : 08 Apr 2021 | Close Date :07 Jul 2021 

Client Background: Our client is a Swiss manufacturer of flavours, fragrances and active cosmetic ingredients. As of 2008, it is the world's largest company in the flavour and fragrance industries. Location: 1st Avenue, Bandar Utama Tenure: Permanent Remuneration: Base + Contractual bonus + Medical + Other TBA benefits

PO Management:

  • Release Purchase Orders to 3rd party suppliers according to sourcing and fulfillment instructions defined by the global Category Managers and within quality and time constraints
  • Track and follow up closely Purchase Orders deliveries to ensure security of supply
  • Manages import licenses and end-use certificates for concerned raw materials
  • Run consignment stock consumption reports and associated settlements.
  • Coordinate physical stock reconciliation with suppliers

Issue Resolution:

  • Manage Raw Material availability issue resolution in coordination with plant Raw Material planners
  • Coordinate delivery and quality non conformities in relation with respective plant stakeholders
  • Support investigation of root cause analysis on invoice non conformities
  • Support the timely follow-up on planning, quality and accounts payable escalations ensuring appropriate commercial relations with the supply base.

Supplier Management:

  • Manage suppliers and the On Time in FULL (OTIF) performance.
  • Resolve major suppliers’ issues and complaints.
  • Implement improvement action plans discussed/agreed with Vendor Performance Analyst and Category Managers
  • Establish a continuous improvement mind-set
  • Provide support for junior colleagues
  • Build constructive and effective relationships with cross functional teams
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external partners by phone or via email
  • Adherence to service levels
  • Adherence to policies and procedures


  • Diploma: College or University degree
  • Languages: Local language and fluent in English and Chinese, good in another regional language preferred
  • Professional experience: 5 years plus of relevant experience in procurement R&F RM, Experience of knowledge transfer activity, SSC/GBS experience is an advantage
  • Ethics and Values, Problem Solving, Customer Focus, Drive for Results & Business Acumen
  • Software skills: Expert knowledge of relevant SAP modules (MM, MRP) and Procurement tools, advanced knowledge of MS office
  • Willingness to travel (2-6 weeks periods) during knowledge transfer

If you are interested in the position, kindly apply directly online by clicking on the “Apply” button. Thank you

Sub Specialization
Supply Chain & Logistics;Purchasing / Buyer

Type of Employment

Minimum Experience
5 Years

Work Location

Salary Range
RM 6000- RM 8000

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    Bandar Utama, Malaysia
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