Senior Buyer

Mar 26, 2024
Singapore, Singapore
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work


WHAT YOU DO AT AMD CHANGES EVERYTHING

We care deeply about transforming lives with AMD technology to enrich our industry, our communities, and the world. Our mission is to build great products that accelerate next-generation computing experiences – the building blocks for the data center, artificial intelligence, PCs, gaming and embedded. Underpinning our mission is the AMD culture. We push the limits of innovation to solve the world’s most important challenges. We strive for execution excellence while being direct, humble, collaborative, and inclusive of diverse perspectives. 

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THE ROLE: 

Responsible to manage Testing hardware and Lab Equipment commodity as the global lead for the
company. You will also be responsible to develop a global procurement strategy; implementing a supplier development program that has an integrated long-term approach on cost, quality, and service.

 

THE PERSON: 

We’re looking for someone with an appetite for knowledge, motivated, resourceful, independent, and who can take initiative in this fast-paced environment. You should possess strong communication skills and stakeholder management skills who can interface well with internal and external partners across AMD.   

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Work with stakeholder to understand and set cost targets for managed categories; Lead competitive bid process & analysis, price negotiation, cost reduction and business awards for the commodity with key suppliers.
  • Good understanding on Contract Management processes to ensure right agreement is in-placed with the vendors.
  • Wider knowledge and understanding on Equipment configurations/specifications to ensure best Total cost of ownership is being achieved.
  • Manage CAPEX expenditure through cost reduction activities and negotiations.
  • Manage cross-functional and cross site business processes to support operational (PO) process execution. Close collaboration with stakeholders is a must.
  • Understand industry trends through on-going market research and benchmarking.
  • Execute all activities associated with Procure-to-Pay such that orders are issued and invoiced in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate efficient and effective use of AMD strategic sourcing and Procure-to-Pay processes.
  • Communicate effectively with key stakeholders on all levels.
  • Able to work on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
  • Exercise judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Determine methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel as a team lead.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • BS/BA degree plus minimum 4 years of experience in a related technical (preferably in mechanical) or business field in Procurement, Materials or Logistics Management with preferred >6 years relevant experience or equivalent OR
  • Diploma in Engineering, Purchasing, Materials or Logistics Management with preferred >6 years relevant experience preferred or equivalent.
  • Good knowledge of Supply Chain Management (SCM) and commodity sourcing, preferably on Test Equipment.
  • Demonstrated effective advanced computer skills.
  • Effective communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Effective leadership skills.
  • Effective project management skills.
  • Good knowledge in Managing International Contracts.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Specific education or experience in SCM preferred.
  • Understanding of global/regional markets and cultures preferred.
  • Green Belt certification preferred.

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • BS/BA degree in a related technical or business field or MBA plus experience in a related technical or business field. 

LOCATION:

Singapore

 

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Benefits offered are described:  AMD benefits at a glance.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

Benefits offered are described:  AMD benefits at a glance.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

THE ROLE: 

Responsible to manage Testing hardware and Lab Equipment commodity as the global lead for the
company. You will also be responsible to develop a global procurement strategy; implementing a supplier development program that has an integrated long-term approach on cost, quality, and service.

 

THE PERSON: 

We’re looking for someone with an appetite for knowledge, motivated, resourceful, independent, and who can take initiative in this fast-paced environment. You should possess strong communication skills and stakeholder management skills who can interface well with internal and external partners across AMD.   

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Work with stakeholder to understand and set cost targets for managed categories; Lead competitive bid process & analysis, price negotiation, cost reduction and business awards for the commodity with key suppliers.
  • Good understanding on Contract Management processes to ensure right agreement is in-placed with the vendors.
  • Wider knowledge and understanding on Equipment configurations/specifications to ensure best Total cost of ownership is being achieved.
  • Manage CAPEX expenditure through cost reduction activities and negotiations.
  • Manage cross-functional and cross site business processes to support operational (PO) process execution. Close collaboration with stakeholders is a must.
  • Understand industry trends through on-going market research and benchmarking.
  • Execute all activities associated with Procure-to-Pay such that orders are issued and invoiced in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate efficient and effective use of AMD strategic sourcing and Procure-to-Pay processes.
  • Communicate effectively with key stakeholders on all levels.
  • Able to work on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
  • Exercise judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Determine methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel as a team lead.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • BS/BA degree plus minimum 4 years of experience in a related technical (preferably in mechanical) or business field in Procurement, Materials or Logistics Management with preferred >6 years relevant experience or equivalent OR
  • Diploma in Engineering, Purchasing, Materials or Logistics Management with preferred >6 years relevant experience preferred or equivalent.
  • Good knowledge of Supply Chain Management (SCM) and commodity sourcing, preferably on Test Equipment.
  • Demonstrated effective advanced computer skills.
  • Effective communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Effective leadership skills.
  • Effective project management skills.
  • Good knowledge in Managing International Contracts.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Specific education or experience in SCM preferred.
  • Understanding of global/regional markets and cultures preferred.
  • Green Belt certification preferred.

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • BS/BA degree in a related technical or business field or MBA plus experience in a related technical or business field. 

LOCATION:

Singapore

 

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