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Senior Manager/ Manager - Procurement Operations 

  • Job Responsibilities:

Build and Execute Strategic Sourcing and Category Management Plan for Capital, Spares & Services:

  • Work with direct and cross-functional teams to plan strategic sourcing direction for category

  • Recommend targets for spend reduction, purchasing efficiency, customer services and supplier management

  • Identify and implement category specific savings levers

  • Recommend resource levels across procurement sourcing categories, projects and functions

  • Monitor and adjust category compliance (e.g. risk, spend, quality, supplier segmentation, management)

  • Monitor the implementation of sourcing strategies and contract compliance and participate in the resolution of any constraints or issues

  • Deliver category savings and scorecard metric targets

  • Participate in supplier segmentation for category; build partnerships with strategic suppliers

Lead and Coach Supplier Managers:

  • Deploy leadership to guide and coach Capital Supplier Managers in managing procurement process for Capital, Spares and Services, as well as strategic negotiation, supplier relationship management and stakeholder engagement

  • Establish performance and development goals for Capital Supplier Managers

  • Engage and drive Capital Supplier Managers for KPI and productivity improvement 

Manage Supplier Relationship and Strategic Negotiation:

  • Act as primary point of contact for site suppliers, maintain collaborative relationships with supplier(s) while resolving supplier performance/capability issues

  • Ensure suppliers comply with Company's code-of-conduct programs and corporate social responsibility initiatives

  • Communicate key supplier management updates and decisions to multiple levels in the organization

  • Provide the voice of the supply base to Company and provide the voice of Company to the supply base

  • Serve as the subject matter expert for site suppliers sharing knowledge with key stakeholders

  • Lead or participate in negotiations for contract extensions and renewals

  • Coordinate with Category Supplier Manager on global negotiations or lead local/regional sourcing events / RFQ process.

  • Develop a contract strategy for managed suppliers and create, negotiate, monitor, and enforce contracted terms and conditions

  • Drive negotiation and cost improvement by identifying and implementing supplier-related savings levers, not limited to total cost of ownership and/ or should cost models 

Ensure Supplier Performance Management:

  • Partner with the Category team and sites to build comprehensive view of supplier performance scorecard

  • Collect and relay site- specific priorities to suppliers

  • Collaborate internally to drive and develop key performance measures/metrics for Strategic Suppliers and monitor supplier performance against these expectations to ensure continuous supplier improvement

Collaborate with Stakeholders to Deliver Company/ Team Goals:

  • Develop and maintain expertise in the assigned spend categories through relationships with Category Senior Managers and Category Supplier Managers

  • Implement processes to monitor stakeholder satisfaction with key suppliers

  • Drive customer-centric approach to solving issues and representing Procurement

  • Maintain close interaction with business partners to ensure category-related needs are addressed

  • Manage conflict and build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Provide advice to senior and executive management on strategic decisions related to the category/ operations


  • Bachelor/ Master Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Business, Business Administration/ Management or related field of study

  • Desired certification: CPSM, PMP or related field of study

  • At least 5 years of experience in Purchasing/Procurement or Supply Chain or Semiconductor Engineering Field

  • At least 2 years of supervisory experience in leading or managing a team

  • Collaboration skills with peers in global category and stakeholder teams and translate them into actionable plans, deliverables, and resource requirements

  • Experience as change agent that seeks out and advocates new and innovative solutions to meet the business needs

  • Demonstrated relationship management skills, including to navigate the organization, manage conflict and influence decisions

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills, including leveraging an analytic toolset and setting financial targets to incorporate Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) concepts

  • Good in Business Acumen and Decision Making

  • Experience in Semiconductor Capital Procurement or any relevant experience

  • Project management skills, proven ability to manage multiple large-scale projects

  • Knowledge and application of Should-Cost modeling, TCO concepts and strategic sourcing process would be an advantage


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature, and level, of the work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted, as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required.

We invite interested candidates to write-in with CV to Lee Shiow Chyn, EA 12C6130/ R1112042 

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a discussion.

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