Our client is a leading, global manufacturer of food ingredients to both the industrial and food service sectors.
The Senior Buyer will play a key role in sourcing raw materials, commodities and food ingredients for our clients’ food production operations in Thailand. You will be working closely with the global category team in order to develop and implement the sourcing model for long-term strategic sourcing and sustainable supply.
Ensure that supply agreements optimize total value and are in place for purchasing requirements.
Negotiate prices on key ingredients, products and/or indirect goods and services.
Production planning with the highest productivity keeping the lowest inventory level and achieving the maximum service level.
Measure suppliers’ performance against continuous improvement standards; drive improvement; resolve service, delivery and/or quality issues
Maintain positive relations with existing and potential suppliers
Analyze pricing, order history, cost savings and increases
Track vendor purchases and calculate weekly, monthly & quarterly discounts and high-volume incentives
Sources new products from existing and potential suppliers
Coordinate pricing and approved vendor information with other internal departments
Assist operations with sourcing for seasonal and limited time offer products
Audit compliance for vendor programs and order guides
Degree qualified in either a Business Administrative or Food Science related field.
Experience in a buyer/ sourcing or purchasing related function from within the food industry.
Knowledge in GMP, HACCP and HALAL certifications.
Good command of English and computer literacy.
Strategic thinking, good analytical and problem-solving skills.
What Our Client Offers:
Basic salary up to 80,000 THB/Month