Technical Sourcing Lead

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Supply Chain, Procurement/Purchasing
  3. Singapore
Posting date: 30 Sep 2019
This vacancy has now expired

A leading medical device company is hiring a Technical Sourcing Lead to their Singapore-based office. With a mission of enhancing the lives of dialysis patients and their caregivers, this organisation's platform technology has revolutionised therapy methods and enabled the development of ultra-portable PD and HD machines. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a prestigious establishment and expand on a career in the scientific field.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive key initiatives to achieve best total cost structure, quality, lead-time, payment terms, and service by developing long-term supplier relationships and agreements.
  • Act as the primary escalation point for all relevant business and procurement stakeholders regarding Sourcing and Contracting issues.
  • Execute the supplier development strategy in chemicals, plastics, electronics, and other commodities.
  • Ensure that all sourcing, tactical procurement, and tail spend management activities are executed.
  • Identify/address any exceptions to the processes while keeping in mind risk management, delegation of authority, and relevant segment functional guidelines.
  • Negotiate for best possible cost service guarantee and develop "win-win" strategies that achieve sustainable relationships with suppliers.
  • Perform/Review cost analysis and benchmarking studies.
  • Identify potential new suppliers that can be developed and provide alternative sources of supply to AWAK.
  • Develop an understanding of critical commodities and the associated market conditions, processes, suppliers, cost drivers, etc.
  • Develop suppliers' capabilities to improve quality, delivery, and cost structure.
  • Drive Supplier Assessment process with all site Supply Chain and Supplier Quality teams; develop grow/maintain/exit strategies for suppliers of key commodities.
  • Develop standardized sourcing and supply chain procedures and practices.
  • Responsible for regulatory strategy and approval as needed.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelors/Masters in Engineering, Chemistry, Supply Chain, Business, or related discipline.
  • Must have experience in launching product from concept to commercialization.
  • Around 5-10 years of experiences in Medical Devices or related field in area of purchasing/strategic sourcing, supply chain, or procurement.
  • Proven understanding of sourcing methodologies and practices.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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Proclinical Staffing is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.



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