Responsible for raw materials procurement at optimal value (security of supply, cost of ownership, competitive advantage) for the company in alignment with Lubrizol business objectives.
Support business growth by implementation of RMs procurement strategy accordingly.
Ensure raw material purchasing process are well implemented where necessary in line with efficient procurement practices and compliance.
Fulfill Daily Operation
Evaluate and select vendors, manage PO fulfillment, identify alliance opportunities in alignment with operations and site management needs (Cost / HSE / Quality / Service levels / Regulations).
Riding on the opportunities and potential in APAC; locate manufacturers and seeking vendors of raw materials to the Company’s production facilities especially in APAC and also to the other regions;
Vendor Management and Total Cost Ownership Driven
Develop / forge successful partnership roles with key suppliers and communicate Company needs and objectives and managing the competitiveness on the Total Cost Ownership (TCO) of materials;
Negotiate and identify innovative solutions to deliver aggressive cost reduction goals through negotiation of unit price, rebates, material substitutions, and / or process improvements;
Develop potential alliance agreement suppliers; negotiating & forming contracts / agreements; implement agreements; drive compliance;
monitor and audit agreements;
Ensuring at all times the procurement practices are duly updated and meet the Company policies and ensuring procedures are adhered to and are in compliance with all legislations and / or regulations;
Internal Communication and Business Unit Support
Set up, track, review, and timely report sourcing trends, budgets, savings, vendor performance, results of bidding, and negotiations;
Assist and work with Lubrizol Global Procurement team, to implement global contracts, and seek opportunity that local RMs can be fit into global procurement needs.
Communicate raw materials status and deliver the best value to company by information sharing and internal coordination with other functions
Understanding BU strategy and implementing related RMs procurement strategy to get alignment.
Develop and maintain an understanding of the supply base economics and drivers for key raw materials
Have a broad insight into relevant markets and use that knowledge to bring value and opportunities to the company.
REQUIREMENTS (education, experience, competencies and specific job requirements) :
University degree or above in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Supply Chain Management or Business Administration
Ex perience :
5-8 years experience at least in multinational company in procurement including but not limited to vendor evaluation & selection, pricing methods, contract reviews, commodity research methodology, and reporting
Chemical related experience is preferred
Main Core Competencies
Act With Integrity
Engage and Influence
Seek New and Better Approach to their work
Knowledge, technical / professional skill :
Strong analytical skills, fact-based and data-driven that drives direction and performance
Good knowledge of computer skills including Microsoft Suite
Experience with SAP is preferred
Language Skill :
Good command of English - spoken and written