Job Openings Oversea Purchasing Specialist

About the job Oversea Purchasing Specialist

Job Summary:

  • The Oversea Purchasing Specialist will be responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining to support of procurement and order management processes.
  • Coordinate with various suppliers to achieve maximum effectiveness and efficiency in maintaining optimal stock level and bringing in pre-order items with shortest possible lead time while meeting customer’s specified delivery due date.
  • Plan, analyze and monitor supply chain management to support business project in comply with the company policies, procedures, and regulatory standards.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Issue purchase orders and necessary documents.
  • Track and monitor orders to ensure all orders comply with trade/legal regulations and arrive on time while the product specifications meet customer’s and company’s requirements.
  • Develop and improve procurement process to create effective and transparent procurement procedures while achieving utmost cost efficiency and meeting trade compliance.
  • Analyze costs, negotiate contract details, offer strategies and solutions to help companies better manage costs on supplies and vendor services.
  • Coordinate with suppliers and relevant stakeholders to determine EOQ, proper min/max stock. Manage inventory and ensure stock items have adequate quantity fulfilled always
  • Develop positive working relationship with suppliers to obtain best quotes, product samples and rework of parts. Conduct supplier evaluation.
  • Engage with suppliers on various matters related to shipment handling and product quality and price deviations.
  • Update shipment arrival plan, monitor and expedite shipment to arrive warehouse on time.
  • Handle and monitor import operational process, customs clearance, shipment status, contact shipping and Forwarder Company.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and comparative report related to procurement process e.g. claim status and supplier evaluation
  • Carry out other duties and ad-hoc projects, as periodically assigned to meet business needs.

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Higher in Business Management, Logistics, Supply Chain, Chemical Science or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Overseas Purchasing / Import / trading businesses.
  • Must possess educational background in Chemistry at least from Senior High School.
  • Have experience in Chemical business and handling DG shipment with more than 1,000skus is preferable.
  • Good command in verbal and written English communication and negotiation. TOEIC greater than 800 is preferable.
  • Strong knowledge and in-depth business understanding of import operations, logistics processes, international trade and customs clearance procedure.
  • Result-driven and excellent performance of change management, including the ability to influence and work with all levels of employees and to establish collaborative, innovative and goal-oriented work environment.
  • Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal skills and be able to work under pressure.
  • Logical, systematic, problem solving and decision making. Agile preferred
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office especially in Advanced Excel skills in analyzing optimal purchase quantity, Internet applications and related programs.

You Should Know That:

  • You will be part of a project to conduct digital transformation and ERP implementation. You would need to help create a lot of things (SOPs, P&P, all procurement related structure and systems) together with designing new workflows and definitely need to work hard. However, you have a great opportunity to fully utilize your creativity and implement it till realization, create meaningful work and really prove on what you’ve got.
  • You will be working primarily at our HQ office at Italthai tower and would have to travel from time to time to our Logistic & Warehouse site in Samutprakarn to see how your work impact warehouse operation and evaluate for supply chain improvement.