Global Commodity Sr Analyst

Date:  Nov 23, 2022
Country:  Malaysia
State / Province:  Penang
City:  Penang
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  48381

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Job Description

Main Purpose of Job

On behalf of the Order Fulfillment Organization, he/she will lead a group of business representatives towards the development and implementation of a detailed and comprehensive Global Commodity Strategy. He/she will also lead, drive and get involved with cross Functional GPM programs and initiatives.

Key responsibilities

  • Establish a network of commodity team members representing the various manufacturing and New Product Introduction sites. Serve as a mentor and point of reference/escalation for extended team members
  • Investigate, define, document and lead the implementation of Global Commodity Strategy to meet the current and future needs of our businesses & establish a supply chain that provides competitive advantage
  • Lead in the identification, assessment and selection of suppliers to meet existing and emerging business needs. As required, establish & execute exit strategies (need arises)
  • Establish appropriate supplier relationship models which best match R&D/ manufacturing footprint and business needs in-line with the capabilities of the suppliers 
  • Establish and maintain close working relationships with senior management levels both internal and outside suppliers
  • Initiate and negotiate contracts for assigned commodities, adhering to strict business conducts during business negotiations and managing of contracts on an ongoing basis
  • Develop a cost effective and flexible NPI proto-type solution that allows the PL/businesses to meet Product Life Cycle & Gross Margin goals
  • Deploy an appropriate range of performance measures with goals and control limits. These should be reviewed and published on a regular basis
  • Establish supplier management programs utilizing the MOR and TQRDC methodology to monitor and manage the performance of Strategic/Core suppliers to ensure the provision of benchmarked performance
  • Responsible for the implementation of leading edge supply chain techniques and procurement processes requiring innovation and business insight, to facilitate improved supplier and business performance
  • Maintain a broad knowledge of the latest industry/supplier/technology trends and procurement practices and their potential impact on business plans
  • Play a global role & maintain close linkages with key contacts across all Groups and strive towards common goals
  • Manage & work with the suppliers to achieve GCM cost reduction objectives through annual (minimal) contract pricing negotiation

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Masters or University Degree (Business, Engineering) or equivalent. Mechanical Engineering preferred.
  • Requires 6-8 years relevant experience and/or breadth of expertise in a professional procurement / supply chain related environment

Job Function




Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:

< 25%

Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable


Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:


APAC : Malaysia : Penang : Penang

Job ID : 48381 


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