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Category Specialist - AMK, Singapore

Category Specialist

Job no.

006100

Position Type

Operations & Manufacturing

Working time

  • Regular Fulltime

Place of employment

AMK

What we offer:

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Manage and be accountable for category’s performance metric, start with developing, aligning and executing a sourcing strategy across a matrix set up. Perform market intelligence for benchmarking and sourcing strategies formation of the assigned category to support across the organization to achieve the department objectives and goals.
  • Be the subject matter expert for the assigned categories in all aspect e.g., Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), supplier negotiation to achieve annual saving goals, RFP/RFQ, establish supplier capacity corridor to ensure supply assurance.
  • Develop the sourcing strategy for the assigned category through leading sourcing team/board activities to execute category strategies across the organization. Responsible for sourcing board proposals, ensure sourcing decisions and product development aligns supplier selection, and communicate sourcing goals and procurement strategies to stakeholders in conjunction with execution of site procurement tactics.
  • Build and sustain a strong supplier relationship together with cross-functional team using periodic business review, drive supplier on improvement and development plan, participate in supplier audits, and being the contact point for all supplier related matters.
  • Together with the team manager, enlist site leadership, when appropriate, to help reinforce commitment and involvement from suppliers, accountable for categories’ escalations with support from managers, and step up as category manager when necessary.
  • Together with the team manager, enlist site leadership, when appropriate, to help reinforce commitment and involvement from suppliers, accountable for categories’ escalations with support from managers, and step up as category manager when necessary.

Your education and experiences

  • Degree in electrical / electronic / Mechanical / Microelectronics / Chemical Process / Chemistry / Physics / any related field
  • At least 5 years of working experience in semiconductor / optical semiconductor / contract manufacturing industry; preferably with suppliers’ interactions.
  • Knowledge and experience in SAP, Contract Law will be an added advantage.
  • Self-motivated, meticulous, and disciplined.
  • Espouse high level of empathy and good in getting things done with people.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • A highly motivated individual who practice strict adherence to all statutory, company policies and regulations, as well as departmental procedures is required to be successful in this role
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