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Global Commodity Manager, Manager

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Location: Petaling Jaya, 10, Malaysia 
Req ID: JR-0000028288


Location: Petaling Jaya WDM P2
Req ID: JR-0000028288
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  • Assist Department Senior Manager on long term goals and strategies of the WW Procurement –GCM, through strategic planning for efficient execution of goals and objectives.
  • To assign, delegate and administrate daily activities to Commodity Manager 3 and below
  • Adhere to WW Procurement policies & procedures.
  • To ensure consistency & standardization of procedures practices within Procurement Department
  • To drive issues, organizing meetings, setting direction and to provide strategy for improvement.
  • Supervise, control and monitor activities of Procurement Department on progress of key function.
  • To ensure supplier capacity and flexibility is sufficient to support planned schedule from PC to meet MPS by products, volume & its mixes.
  • Maintain good communication and relationship with suppliers, all sections/departments within WDM and WD overseas plants.
  • To lead, supervise and motivate subordinates to achieve companies and / or departmental goals & objectives.
  • To ensure proper management of E & O and EOL products.
  • To ensure support of VMI, JIT, Buffer Planning
  • To manage supplier lead time and liability profile
  • To manage supplier’s ERM and BCP plan
  • To manage supplier’s VRT standard cost and contract agreement
  • To participate in suppliers’ plant audit/visit jointly with SQE
  • To conduct & support vendor sourcing, selection, recommendation. 
  • Responsible for subordinate’s work performance, welfare tardiness, Housekeeping, Safety, training & development.
  • To promote & maintain general discipline and high morale among his/her subordinates.
  • To adhere to Safety Policy Procedure at all times.
  • Generate ad-hoc report as requested by management from time to time.
  • Liaise with IT department on ERP system enhancement.
  • Interact with all level within WDM functional groups in a close loop manner.
  • To set supplier allocation in aligning to commodity strategy on assigned commodity. For A items, to have further review with Snr Manage/ Director in setting supplier allocation
  • To hire suitable candidates for positions that report to him/her, upon reviewing with Snr Manager/ Director
  • Authorize to handle subordinate’s performance appraisal.
  • Degree holder in any field
  • Degree holder with minimum 6 - 8 years of related experience, minimum 2 - 3 years in a Disk Drive environment and / or related senior managerial position
  • Capable in managing A item commodity
  • Commodity management and planning skill
  • Negotiation and supplier management skill
  • Sourcing/ Category Management skill

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