Job title: Global Head of Indirect Procurement
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Semiconductors
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: Singapore
Job published: 2022-12-08
Job ID: 32369
Contact name: Crystal Poh
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Job Description

Alcott Global is retained by one of the global companies in semiconductor industry to seek for a procurement professional to lead the strategy for indirect spend, covering a range of categories. In this position, you will be engaging in end-to-end strategic processes and driving commerciality within the indirect procurement team, to drive forward the commercial success of this organisation as they finalise a transformation towards optimising the supply chain.

  • Responsible for global subcontractor management. Develops and negotiates collaborative agreements with suppliers. Develops and executes broad-based negotiation strategies that include price, schedule, and terms & conditions.
  • Responsible for the strategic purchasing of indirect materials globally.
  • Develop and manage key supplier partnerships to reduce overall total costs and enhance product and/or service performance.
  • Identify and develop new/alternate suppliers for key indirect commodities to ensure uninterrupted material flow and/or services into all facilities.
  • Develop and implement robust global/regional strategic commodity strategies and supply chain projects associated with Indirect commodities to drive cost savings.
  • Develop and drive the implementation of new sourcing and cost-reduction strategies.
  • Able to influence, align proactively, and work collaboratively with cross-functional stakeholders on indirect spend requirements.
  • Able to project manage a cross-functional team, including suppliers, to successfully implement a commodity strategy, cost savings initiative or transition a source of supply.
  • Use data analytics, strategic sourcing methodologies, and negotiation to build a robust pipeline of cost savings initiatives.
  • Synchronize supply and demand through collaborative planning and forecasting processes and tools.

Professional Experience / Education:

  •  15+ years in a fast-paced manufacturing environment with a broad knowledge of materials, purchasing, production control methods, manufacturing methods and techniques.
  • Experience in major subcontract negotiation and management.
  • Familiarity with software applications including Microsoft Office, ERP systems e.g. SAP, Microsoft Team.
  • Experience in managing people in multiple geographies.
  • 5+ years’ experience managing personnel at all levels of the supply chain organization.
  • BA/BS degree in business administration, operations management strongly preferred. Directly related experience may be considered.
  • APICS/CPIM certification preferred