Manager, Advanced Purchasing
Posting Date : 17 Dec 2021 | Close Date :17 Mar 2022

Job Responsibilities:


  • Head the operations of local/global new product introduction (NPI) projects
  • Provide mentorship to Procurement Engineer or personnel from other departments
  • Oversee implementation of local/global inter-department system/process enhancements
  • Manage the effecting of procurement processes as well as controlling of resources and activities in the support of quality, cost, and delivery requirements at NPI projects
  • Monitor products’ drift costs and the effecting of cost optimizations in key procurement areas such as strategies, supplier selections, inquiries, negotiations, and knowledge management on potential new technologies
  • Ensure that procurement is compliant to pre-defined processes and required documentations, such as quality check related documents, are obtained and recorded
  • Oversee the promotion of material status from stages of manufacturing freeze until series
  • Responsible in deliverables of purchases and the achievement of target costs at NPI projects
  • Driver in design to cost (DTC) or cost reduction processes via structural cost analyses, ensuring that target costs are feasible between suppliers and project adaptions
  • Organize internal/external communications to align project developments and DTC measures
  • Support section members in event of escalations
  • Ensure the knowledge transfer of materials from products’ pre-series to commodity managers
  • Planning and assignment of section resources in line with developments of the organization
  • Effect assignments from higher management




  • Degree/Diploma in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering

·         Minimum 7 years of procurement and/or engineering related experience

·         Skilled in project management, BOM/costing/engineering analysis, supply chain management & leadership skills

·         Possess relevant experience from Original Equipment Manufacturer or Contract Manufacturer

·         Able to lead cross functional/cultural projects and mentor Procurement Engineers

·         Strong problem-solving skills and able to think out of the box

·         Able to execute work with minimum error, learn from mistakes and proactive in improving

Specialization : Electronics/Semiconductor
Type of Employment : Permanent
Minimum Experience : 7 Years
Work Location : Singapore

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