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Lead Sourcing Engineer

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lead Sourcing Engineer to join a global organisation. This role is perfect for someone with a strong background in R&D, supply chain management, and consulting. The successful candidate will have the chance to work in an international environment, dealing with complex initiatives and leading through persuasion across all levels and cultures.

What you'll do:

As a Lead Sourcing Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in developing and implementing strategies that drive efficiency and effectiveness within the organisation. You will be responsible for managing your field of responsibility to achieve Global Direct Procurement targets on cost, delivery, quality, innovation and sustainability. Your role will involve maintaining a technical overview of the managed categories, considering market intelligence and product know-how. You will also participate in commercial relationships and business review meetings with strategic suppliers. Your ability to coordinate and lead multi-unit, cross-functional global projects will be crucial to your success in this role.

  • Developing and promoting category & subcategory strategy in close collaboration with key stakeholders
  • Managing the field of responsibility to achieve Global Direct Procurement targets on cost, delivery, quality, innovation and sustainability
  • Maintaining technical overview of the managed categories, considering market intelligence, product and production process know-how
  • Participating in commercial relationships, business review meetings, supply agreements, KPI achievement, audits, supplier visits and risk mitigation activities for strategic suppliers
  • Coordinating & leading multi-unit, cross-functional global projects and supporting both regional and global implementation
  • Designing cost reduction programs while simultaneously guaranteeing quality and security of supply

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Lead Sourcing Engineer position brings a wealth of experience from R&D or supply chain management roles. You should hold a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field and have strong strategy and project management skills. Your proven negotiation skills will be essential in this international environment, as will your excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. An open-minded and engaged personality with proactive communication skills is key to success in this role. Finally, solid financial acumen and strong analytical skills are crucial.

  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience in R&D, supply chain management or related field
  • Master degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Strong strategy and project management skills
  • Proven negotiation skills in an international environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Open-minded and engaged personality with proactive communication skills
  • Solid financial acumen and strong analytical skills

What sets this company apart:

This global organisation offers a unique opportunity to work in an international environment that values diversity and inclusivity. They are committed to fostering a culture of innovation and continuous learning, providing their employees with ample opportunities for professional growth and development. Their commitment to sustainability and ethical business practices sets them apart from other companies in the industry.

What's next:

If you're ready to take the next step in your career, don't hesitate!

Apply today by clicking on the link!

Do note that we will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted.

Agensi Pekerjaan Robert Walters Sdn Bhd
Business Registration Number : 729828-T
Licence Number : JTKSM 423C

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Engineering & Manufacturing

Focus: Research & Development

Industry: Engineering

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Kuala Lumpur

Job Reference: 9FP0YV-1BDB8956

Date posted: 27 May 2024

Consultant: Novinash Susiman

Phone number: +60 3 2303 7048

novinash.s@robertwalters.com.my

Novinash Susiman

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