Reports to : Materials and Planning Manager
Position Type : Approx. 18 Months Contract - Full Time
As the Purchaser, you are responsible for the timely procurement of goods and services to ensure cost effective commensurate with quality.
You must promote and maintain a high level of communication and liaison with the external supplier community and internal departments.
It is expected that you will conduct business with the best interest of Sinclair in mind while following strong ethical and moral values.
Ensure purchasing practices meet internal policy, regulatory and legal compliance
Place purchase orders to ensure timely delivery of parts and components to meet production schedule
Recommend improvements based on procurement activities such as adapting new methods, quantity discounts, standardization, value analysis and cooperative purchasing
Work with vendor commodities information to ensure cost and quality, and advise economical substitutions
Liaise between vendors, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers
Expedite outstanding purchase orders to ensure delivery requirements are met
Co-ordinate internally and externally to fix the shipment / invoice discrepancies
Work closely with Demand planning to review material requirement daily
Co-ordinate with Quality, Engineer and suppliers to resolve non-conformance issues in timely fashion
Liaise with broker to resolve custom issues
Other duties as assigned.
2+ yearsâ€™ experience in a purchasing role in a low-volume-and-high-mix manufacturing environment
Experience using an ERP / MRP system in a manufacturing environment
Experience with Microsoft Dynamics NAVision preferred
Understanding of the "Lean" principles of manufacturing
Knowledge of mechanical drawing and general manufacturing process
Experienced on importing process
Ability to work professionally with outside service providers
Ability to develop and recommend strategies for improvements in cost reduction, quality, and process improvement
Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Mandarin. 2-3 years of international experience and adequate capability to negotiate and operate in different cultures.
Ability to work under pressure. Be flexible to work with internal and external parts from different culture and time zone.
Excellent MS Office computer skills - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
We will accommodate candidate’s accessibility needs, on request, during all aspects of the selection process.
No recruiters please.
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however only those under consideration will be contacted.
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