Company: Connect Energy
Skills: Purchasing, Supply Chain Management
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Singapore
No location/work authorization restrictions found.

Job Purpose.

  • Supervise, co-ordinate and lead all buyers in the procurement of all materials and equipment for Projects secured by Company.
  • Contribute to the overall business of the Company by maximizing profitability through effective purchasing strategies.

Job Accountabilities

  • Oversee the assigned project procurement activities in order to meet time schedule with cost control.
  • Assign the packages to various buyers and monitor the package from RFQ till issuance of PO.
  • Coordinate and resolve potential engineering related procurement items with in house engineers and PMT team to achieve order timing with budgeted amount.
  • Negotiation with potential/short-listed suppliers for contract prices, contract arrangements, delivery and payment terms to achieve the best possible commercial advantage.
  • Comprehensive sourcing for better local/overseas suppliers in terms of price and technology, analysis of proposals and vendor selection (pre-negotiation stage).
  • Administration of contracts and purchase orders, follow-up by aggressive expediting/monitoring of vendor's delivery progress of materials ordered to ensure timely completion of project without any late charges incurred.
  • Continuous product knowledge improvement by discussion with technical sales engineers on new, innovative technology, product specifications and attending trade exhibits, invitations and circulars.
  • Close co-ordination with user departments to identify purchase needs and resolution of project/quality problems e.g. Non-conformance report (NCR).
  • Maintenance and control of purchasing records and documents in compliance with ISO 9001 Purchasing system.
  • Prepare and submit weekly procurement report to Client.
  • Attend weekly meeting with clients to discuss procurement plan, expediting plan, area concerns and mitigation measures to meet time schedules.
  • Monitor shipping deliveries and highlight
  • Plan and oversee various overseas vendors' delivery by deploying in house expeditors and third party expeditors if necessary.
  • Promote and maintain sound relationship with vendors.
  • Ensure the vendor deliverables are arrived in time and payment made accordingly to vendor.


  • 10 ~ 15 years of related working experience and at least 10 years in Management position
  • Considerable knowledge of contract law and purchasing terms, including legal/financial aspects.
  • Good knowledge of PC operations and software.
  • Technical competency and negotiation skills with cost conscious.
  • Manage suppliers, cost, quality, and delivery performance.
  • Sound Product knowledge and effective communication of product requirements to suppliers;
  • Maintains and promotes sound relationships with suppliers.
  • Should possess strong interpersonal and presentation skills for communication at all levels and across all functions.