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Supply Chain Manager - Knauf

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Production Planner - My Xuan Ceramic

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Logistics Manager - New Viet Diary

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Purchasing Supervisor - II VI Vietnam

2014-03-19 15:22:31

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II-VI Incorporated and its divisions and subsidiaries utilize expertise in synthetic crystal materials growth, optics fabrication, electronics component manufacture, and more to create high-tech products for a wide range of applications and industries. Founded in 1971, II-VI Incorporated is headquartered in Saxonburg, PA, and maintains manufacturing facilities, distributors, and agents worldwide. II-VI Incorporated is a public company, traded on the NASDAQ under the stock symbol IIVI.


Job Description

1. Purchasing

-       Manage the purchasing function by co-ordinating, planning to ensure that purchased goods arrive on time; at the right specification, quality, and quantity; at good services and at the competitive prices.

-       Prepare the purchase contract/purchase order by consulting with superior on terms and conditions of the contract to ensure that terms and conditions are in line with department and company objectives

-       Co-ordinate with other functions on non-raw material purchase, service purchase by communication, discussion to ensure that specification and requirement are fully understood in a quality, timely manner at target price / cost

-       Directly involved with critical issues involving suppliers to ensure achievement of target price/ cost

2. Cost

-       Do sourcing & localize to cost down.

-       Negotiate pricing, discounts and contractual terms for all selected vendors

-       Optimize shipment for cost saving

-       Make comparison for best freight/ forwarder 

3. Master Data and ERP Application

-       Create & Maintain purchasing’s master data correctly in Glovia.

-       Study and make use of Glovia application to improve job quality.

-       Generate various purchasing and special reports to support purchasing job.

4. Supplier Management

-       Co- operate with QA to qualify material & supplier

-       Maintain and update AVL monthly.

-       Monitor key supplier performance monthly and take corrective action when necessary.

-       Promote supplier relationship.

5. Inventory Management

-       Co-ordinate with Planning on raw material planning by regular communication, updating information to ensure that raw materials are available at the optimum level

-       Analyses information & make effort/ initiatives to achieve stock target.

6. Others

-       Maintain and manage documents in compliant with ISO.

-       Responsible for timely and consistent communication with department terms.

-       Maintains a positive attitude and is cooperative in working with others.

-       Adapts readily to changes in work caused by new requirements and/or situations

-      Other tasks assigned by superior.


Job Requirements

-      College diploma or Bachelor

-       2+ years experience in purchasing and able to use ERP software (Glovia preferred). Demonstrated ability to work in a team based environment.

-        Ability to handle multiple tasks with changing priorities

-        Ability to handle stress, proactive thinking, good initiative, and readiness for changes are essential demands at work.

-        Ability to read engineering drawings and process procedures

-        Good supplier sourcing and negotiation skills.

-        Strong communication and presentation skills in both Vietnamese and English.

-        Desire and ability to work in a dynamic and professional environment.

-        Ability to work in a team and cross function's coordination.

-        Integrity and understanding of purchasing code of conduct.

-        Ability to present company's image in regional purchasing network

-        Self-motivated with good time management skills


Job Condition

-        Works in standard office/manufacturing environment.

-        Exposure to a variety of compounds, solvents and chemicals.

-        Ability to excel in a cross-organizational, cross-cultural, global team environment

-        Strong negotiating skills

-        Ability to deal effectively with differences of opinion, to influence, to draw ideas from others.