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[Expired] Planner and Buyer

Posted On :2 Sep 2013


Job Summary

  • Salary:   Undisclosed
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time
  • Min. Education Level: Diploma
  • Field of Study: Not Applicable
  • Years of Experience: 5
  • Skills: Organisational skills, Negotiating skills, Analytical skills, Interpersonal skills, Communication skills

Job Descriptions

  • Manage and analyse sales forecasts and relevant reports to plan and initiates buy;
  • Consolidate countries sales forecast to derive demand plan to factory and upload into the system in timely fashion
  • Daily monitoring of stock delivery situation
  • Reschedule PO and expedite past due PO with suppliers; 
  • Ensure PO confirmation dates in system are always up-to-date and timely kick off of Purchase Orders for replenishment of stock
  • Work closely with shipping executives on shipping details
  • Co-ordinate closely with Customer Service and suppliers on dropshipment requirement;
  • Communicate and coordinate stock transfers documents with warehouse, service, customer service and marketing department
  • Participate actively and ensure compliance to ISO 9000, ISO 14001 and OHSAS18001;
  • Weekly review of stock situation and work closely with Customer Service and sales on shortages/ non moving / excesses and develop action steps to mitigate situation;
  • Twice yearly stock-take activities;
  • Prepare monthly provision non-moving and excess report
  • Meet or better the inventory level as set forth in the company budget.
  • Ensure parts delivery as per promised date to support customer service personnel in addressing customers’ enquiry


  • Candidate must possess at least a Diploma, Advanced/Higher/Graduate Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Post Graduate Diploma, Professional Degree, Engineering (Mechanical) or equivalent. 
  • At least 5 year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position 
  • PO management concepts and application; 
  • Sound inventory management skills and concept; 
  • Able to organise task and adapt to changes 
  • Team player with good negotiation, analytical skills, interpersonal and communication skills; 
  • Exposure to dealing with worldwide manufacturing sites.

Other information:

  • Monday to Friday 8:30-5:30
  • Transport Provided 
  • Working Location: Joo Koon Circle

If you have the above experience and competent on the job, you are requested to send your word format resume to (R1114593) stating the position applied for in the email subject header for quicker

About This Company

Our client is the world leader in eye care, with a team of over 15,000 dedicated employees worldwide located in 75 countries. They develop, manufacture and distribute hundreds of eye care products in more than 180 countries, with core business in three key areas: Surgical, Pharmaceutical and Consumer Vision.

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to work with an organization that has been recognized by Fortune as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" in the U.S. for more than 10 years.

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