Purchasing Exec - Supply Chain, 1-yr contract, Jurong Island

Location Singapore
Discipline Transportation, Logistics & Supply Chain
Job Reference BBBH119326_1663310542
Salary S$5000 - S$7000 per month
Consultant Name Fu Yee Chen, Lyn
Consultant Email lyn.fu@manpower.com.sg
Consultant Contact No. 62325738
EA License No. 02C3423
Consultant Registration No. R1110796

Job Scope:

  • Coordinate with Supply Chain Planning and Procurement on purchasing order placing, order status tracking, changes in quantity, delivery dates, operating issues etc.
  • Manages the key functions of timely and accurate fulfillment of all purchased materials of both local and overseas that include order processing in SAP and active tracking of shipments arrival.
  • With close follow ups, interacts proactively with suppliers to ensure on-time arrivals and identifies any deviations on arrival plans to enable joint development of alternate supply plan with stakeholders.
  • Provides prompt updates on latest delivery schedules and shipping details in SAP system to ensure real-time accuracy of delivery communications to stakeholders.
  • Tracks import ISO tank returns & demurrages and verifies ISO container vendor invoices.
  • Tracks and monitors the Suppliers' Performance (supply quality and reliability) metrics and share findings with Procurement with the main objective to strengthen the supply reliability of purchased materials.
  • Resolves issues related to purchased materials (eg: materials quality issues, invoice discrepancies) and works with other functional groups including suppliers and 3rd party service providers to develop corrective and preventive actions
  • Coordinates quality and non-quality issues with internal stakeholders and Vendors on findings & resolution
  • Coordinates logistics activity with 3rd party logistics service providers and internal stakeholders on material priority (pull-in urgent material / pushout less urgent material)
  • Conduct 3rd party logistics service providers audits such as periodic site audit, stock take and import cargo clearance permit
  • Periodically updates 3rd party logistics service providers on material HS/DG details
  • Verify purchase invoices and freight invoices on a timely manner
  • Supports Transportation Risk Assessment (TRA) for import material and tracking of completion of action items with proper documentation


  • Tertiary Education in Supply Chain / Engineering / Business fields with good IT skills
  • 3-5 years of experience in Purchasing / Supply Chain
  • Able to quickly connect and build relationships with suppliers and 3PL service providers
  • Good analytical and planning skills with a keenness to analyze, identify the key issues and develop solutions/alternatives
  • Possesses good negotiation skills
  • Fluency in SAP system transactions
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Additional Information:

  • Location: Jurong Island, pick up from several MRTs
  • Working days: Monday to Friday, 7.45am to 4.45pm
  • Salary: Up to S$7K per month
  • Start Date: Within short notice

Lyn, Yee Chen Fu EA License No. 02C3423 Personnel Registration No. R1110796

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