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Sr. Manager, Procurement

Location: BangPa-In, Ayutthaya, Thailand 
Req ID: JR-0000028149

Description

Western Digital®

We deliver the possibilities of data. YOU define what’s possible.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review and institute compliance of purchasing policies and procedures within the Purchasing organization and in accordance with company-wide policies and procedures.
  • Review and approve purchase orders and requisitions.
  • Supervise controls on receipts and acknowledgment of materials and supplies and the maintenance of purchasing records.
  • Cooperate with other departments to ensure smooth flow of materials.
  • Cooperate and communicate with Manufacturing, Materials, Production Control and Engineering, to insure tactical management of materials is consistent with requirements.
  • Visit Supply Partners and associated plants to investigate facilities, capacity, business capability and quality control measures.
  • Facilitate standard procurement practices.
  • Establish, manage and track adherence to functional performance metrics

Qualifications

REQUIRED:      

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • A minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in procurement/purchasing or related field, and/or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Must possess communication and leadership abilities to supervise personnel in a fast-paced dynamic environment while obtaining maximum efficiency/effectiveness of the organization
  • Industry/Professional certification preferred
  • Understanding of manufacturing and assembly processes
  • Proficient in ERP applications, Microsoft Office
  • Appraise employee performance and recommend wage and salary increases, promotions, disciplines, and terminations within the department
SKILLS:

  • Demonstrate a good level of English proficiency (written / verbal)
  • Strong listening, communication, interpersonal and relational skills to develop a good relationship within the organization
  • Self-motivated with the ability to multi-task and work collaboratively in a team environment

ABOUT WD

 

Deployed by the most prominent organizations worldwide, industry-leading WD-branded hard drives (HDDs), solid state drives (SSDs) and personal storage solutions deliver the possibilities of data and high value from the information they possess. WD, SanDisk, HGST and G-Technology branded solutions position Western Digital Corporation as the world’s largest data storage company.