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[Expired] Tactical Buyer (12 months contract to perm) - Yishun

Posted On :2 Sep 2013


Job Summary

  • Salary:   Undisclosed
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time, Contract
  • Min. Education Level: Diploma
  • Field of Study: Business, Supply Chain Management
  • Years of Experience: 7
  • Skills: Purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment , Inventory management, Time management, Interpersonal and Communication skills, ERP/ Purchasing system / MS Office Suite

Job Descriptions

  • Purchase parts with timely delivery.
  • Maintain purchase records
  • Negotiate discounts on purchases
  • Responsible for buying critical materials and coordinating the component planning and buying activities with multiple departments
  • Ensure that product inventory is balanced to meet demand, proper inventory stocking levels and management of obsolescence
  • Process the purchase request and make sure the orders are processed error free
  • Follow up with the vendors on delivery date and update the system and inform the requestor if any delays or issues


  • Diploma or Degree in Business, Supply Chain or related discipline.
  • Purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment with proven success in delivering products that are on time, meet specifications, and within budget.
  • Able to meet deadlines, work on short lead times, and handle high-stress situations.
  • A team player with the ability to proceed independently when required with minimal supervision even when multiple priorities exist.
  • Good understanding of MRP principles and working knowledge of ERP system, Purchasing system, as well as strong computer proficiency in MS Office Suite.
  • Detail oriented with ability to be versatile and process excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with all levels of employees, suppliers and customers.
  • Bilingual in English and Mandarin as the incumbent needs to liaise with counterparts and suppliers in China.

To apply, please send your CV, in MS Word format, to (R1110897).

For faster processing, please indicate 'Tactical Buyer' in your email subject header.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About This Company

Our client is a leading maker of automated testing equipment (ATE) used in the manufacturing of semiconductors. Its product line tests flash and DRAM memory devices, high-speed memory chips, system-on-chip (SoC) devices and low-cost MCUs in various types of packages. Most of their revenue comes from equipment sales contributed by the Asia Pacific region. Due to expansion, they have an immediate opening for a Tactical Buyer (contract to perm).

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