Sourcing Executive

POSITION TITLE:                            Sourcing Executive
REPORTS TO:                                   Purchasing Manager
DEPARTMENT:                                 Production
LOCATION:                                      Binh Duong, Vietnam
STATUS:                                           Full Time

Position Overview

Our client is a worldwide designer, manufacturer and distributor of a complete range of gearmotors, drive systems, planetary gearboxes and inverters. As a Sourcing Executive, you will be responsible and accountable for sourcing/ purchasing activities related to direct material, in alignment with goals of purchasing team and company organization.
Key Responsibilities
  • Assistant directly to Superior on sourcing activities, included scouting potential suppliers, collecting information, doing supplier pre-assessment, homologation, negotiation, price comparison, market research on raw material, follow up project of new item development, etc.
  • Sourcing Management – Uses the Sourcing Management Process to apply required tools in the creation and implementation of local source plans to manage assurance of supply, quality, service, cost, innovation and regulatory compliance within the Country and align globally, resulting in breakthrough strategies which optimize value and ensure appropriate risk management.
  • Proactive Cost Management: Achieves cost control, cost reduction, and cost containment targets, and adds value to area of expenditure through a strong total cost orientation. Identifies and documents all cost reduction and profit plan improvements.
  • Market Knowledge and Insight: Links market knowledge and country requirements to Region sourcing managers supporting the creation of breakthrough strategies.
  • Supplier Management: Assists in evaluating potential suppliers on country-specific issues. Is familiar with the various suppliers and business product lines available in Vietnam.
  • Manage contract with the supplier in terms of developing a new tool, fixture, jig, with agreed provisions/conditions.
  • Manage tooling as company’s properties via checking investment budget, contract, documentation, warranty confirmation, etc.
  • Working externally with supplier, and internally with Quality/Engineering team for sample process, match standard specification/drawing, follow correctly company procedure.
  • Assist direct manager to develop and implement sourcing strategies to be aligned with the global team, to meet requirements of operation in the assurance of supply, quality, service, cost-saving, innovation and regulatory compliances.
  • Establish clear communication, transparency and actively create and maintain a culture of openness, responsiveness, ethics and responsibility across the vendor base.
  • Ensure all vendors working with agreed and confirmed the Code of Conduct of the company.
Skills, competencies and qualifications
Specialized and Technical Knowledge:
  • Bachelor Degree mechanical engineering background
  • 4-years experience in the sourcing area (direct/ BOM material)
  • Effective communication and good negotiation skills.
  • Good English (speaking and writing).
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, ERP SAP).
  • Ability to do purchasing analysis and report.
Management Tools
  • MS Office. (PowerPoint, Excel, Word)
  • ERP system (SAP).
Preferred Experience
  • Experience in working in mechanical engineering, mechanical designer
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