• Senior Material Buyer Jobs in Malaysia - 1018134

    Western Digital
  • 3 - 5 Years
  • Malaysia - Penang - Batu Kawan,Penang
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Job Description


In general, under this role as a buyer, you are responsible for the procurement of Direct Material requisitioned
for the designated Plants' manufacturing operations, specifically for Electronic and Electrical (EE) commodity
from global supply base and are required to provide comprehensive end to end purchasing solution expertise
in the area of cost, quality, delivery, flexibility and safety

Duties and Responsibilities

Convert Purchase Requisition (within 48 hours), manages new Purchase Order (PO) issuance, follow through for PO approval, PO amendment and PO confirmation from supplier (within 48 hours)Execute weekly backlog (Open Purchase Orders) rescheduling (ie pull in, push out, cancellation) timely and negotiate with supplier to meet all MRP messages requirement and avoid Past DueReview weekly Demand and Supply Integration (DSI) Report to determine part health status (shortages, excess etc)Flow down weekly demand forecast info to supplier to ensure they plan for raw material & capacity management planningMonitor & follow up shipments for suppliers to ensure OTD and actual delivery performanceNegotiate and manage suppliers’ lead time as well as production cycle timeManages demand and supply well in accordance with MRP messages to meet inventory target and avoid excess [Weeks of Inventory (WOI), Weeks on Orders (WOO) and overall Weeks of Supply (WOS)]To prepare and analyze waterfall chart at component level (as of when needed)Support and drive supplier to participate in Supply program such as Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI), Just In Time (JIT) and Blanket PO replenishment method to reduce inventory holding cost, liability and lead timeCollaborate with Engineering and Commodity team (through Material Planner) for NPI material readiness which includes sourcing for parts, risk buy processing, issuing Purchase Order, follow up on delivery until part put to stock (GR and IQA buy off completed)Request for quotation (RFQ) and negotiate with supplier for optimal T&Cs esp on MOQ, SPQ, Incoterm, Payment Term and Unit PriceResolve all pending Goods Receipt (GR), documentation mis-match & pricing issue timely to avoid aging on pending GR and invoice payment backlogAnalyze safety stock level setting for component levelMonitor Aging, Slow Moving Inventory and perform 6 months look ahead on potential expiry to minimize and avoid exposure and scrap due to expiryEnsure suppliers meet Shelf Life requirement (including minimum shelf life)Execute as needed for all Engineering Change Order (ECO) cut in or phase in, Part Change Notification (PCN) and Last Time Buy (LTB) related matterMaterial Master, Info Record, Nego File, Quota Arrangement validation and reflect quarterly price change in Open POAttend meetings and con-call as of when required and follow through the open action RAIL for closureManage sub-con related activities (ie re-taping, programming, re-OSP and re-baking)Manage Return Material Authorization (RMA) and Return to Vendor (RTV) related activitiesPerform re-class (re-balancing) between different CPN that are sharing the same MPN and itersite re-balancing to avoid excess buyAccelerate supplier’s participation for Label Standardization and SNC ProjectSupport localization and dual source initiative together with Commodity Manager (CM) for sole sourceCoordinate with suppliers to analyze risk of supply impact for any natural disasters and long festive or seasonal holidaysEvaluate, report and manage supplier performance and improvement based on scorecard matrix from supply point of view (Capacity/LT/OTD/OTC/Rescheduling) and request for corrective actions (ie RCCA, CAPA) whenever they are not performing well or de-committing deliveriesComplete a minimum 12 hours of mandatory training each year, initiate and Lead 1-2 Key Improvement Projects a yearOther tasks assigned by managersRequired QualificationsDiploma or Bachelor's Degree (any field)Minimum of 2-3 years of working experience (preferably in Purchasing or Inventory Management role)Effective communicator in written and oral formStrong negotiation, analytical, problem solving and functional leadership skillWell versed with Microsoft Office Application (ie Microsoft Excel, Power Point)
Desired QualificationsKnowledge on SAP and OracleAbility to write and develop Macro based reportingProfessional Certification in Purchasing/ Inventory Management (CPSM, CPIM, CSCP - APICS)

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Role:Junior Executive


Salary:Not Disclosed

Deadline:16th Mar 2020

Company Profile

SanDisk Storage Malaysia Sdn Bhd
SanDisk Storage Malaysia Sdn Bhd, has been expanding the possibilities of data storage for more than 25 years—giving businesses and consumers the peace of mind that comes from knowing their data is readily available and reliable, even in the most challenging environments. Our products are used in the world's leading-edge data centers, embedded in game-changing smartphones, tablets, and laptops, and entrusted by consumers around the world. As a vertically-integrated storage solution company, we are able to quickly deliver innovative, high-quality solutions with less time from research to realization. From mobile devices to hyperscale data centers, SanDisk storage solutions make the incredible possible.

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