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Manager, Procurement

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Location: Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, 14, Thailand 
Req ID: JR-0000038681


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  • Raise and justify the qualification request.
  • Understand the purpose of each qualification and be able to provide a path to get qualification done as needed
  • Prioritize qualification work considering available resources and urgency of each qualificaiton. Communicate priorities of qualification to all concerned parties
  • Participate in all material-related qualification meeting. Representative of material organization in the qualification meeting
  • Keep track and report material qualification status to commodity team and cost management manager
  • Raise the problem to the concerned persons in order to drive the qualification through. Participate in qualification problem solving team, if any
  • Be able to identify the saving of cost qualification. Drive the qualification through as soon as possible to realize the saving
  • Bridge the communication gap among WDUS-WDM and WDTH
  • Be a focal person of material qualification activities
  • Support qualification documents e.g. icqual, EAR, QP , ECO by getting information from Engineering team and commodity
  • Conduct / Lead qualification meeting, targeted to introduce qual with respective department
  • Provide assistant to team on any obstacle occur relate with qualification, bridge gap and improve qualification flow activity
  • Attend material qualification meeting with respective department, Mechanical / Commodity / AQM / functional engineering
  • Generate ad-hoc report as requested by management
  • Monthly SMPO qualification report consolidation to support GCM/SCT plan
  • Quarterly SCT lock down management
  • Bachelor degree any field
  • 6-8 years’ experience in SQE or Process Engineer or Material Planning/ Purchasing/Sourcing in international manufacturing industry. Hard Disk Drive or Electronics Industries are preferable
  • Being in management level for at least 3 years
  • Strong project management skill
  • Experience on Material Qualification is preferable
  • Fluent in both verbal and written English communication
  • Strong MS Office and Excel skill                                                             

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