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No1 US MNC based in Singapore.

Manager, Electrical / Mechanical Commodity Sourcing

Scope and Overview of Position


 Based in Asia (preferably Singapore).
 Manage a team of Commodity Managers who are responsible for the overall strategy and relationship with all mechanical and electrical commodity vendors.
 Responsible for infrastructure, metrics, training & process related to Commodity Management.
 Devise and deploy cost benefit metrics to measure the effectiveness of the Sourcing strategies deployed.
 Organize and co-ordinate competitive supply market intelligence.
 Devise and communicates a common Global Supply Chain strategy which meets the needs of all business areas and sites.
 Support Procurement Operations teams to deploy the strategy and respond to operational feedback.
 Department responsibilities:
– Devise & implement acquisition strategy for commodities, systems and subsystems.
– Has ownership of the overall success of the relationship between suppliers.
– Is the primary liaison with suppliers with responsibility to define and manage strategic vendors & partners.
– Be the single point of contact for all new difficult and unusual issues that may arise, ensuring that ownership and accountability are clearly established and communicated.
– Take ownership of any quality issues which may affect field or production performance.
– Be knowledgeable of the industry and the state of the suppliers business and the supply market overall.
– Selects vendors to use in our products, based on technical and business considerations (Vendor Selection Processes).

Experience / Capability

 Commercial skills and contracts composition experience.
 10+ years of Supply Management experience.
 Good negotiator and decision maker.
 Sound judgment and ability to compromise when necessary.
 International management and multi-cultural experience.
 Ability to influence the organization.
 MBA or other business qualification.