Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Procurement Specialist in KL Horizon,

21148BRReq No.:21148BRJob Description and Qualifications:POSITION SUMMARY Purpose This position reports to Procurement Manager, Southeast Asia. He/she is responsible for Plant Operations and Supply Chain Operation purchases on equipment and services, plant/machinery spare parts, raw materials, other materials, import/export and logistics services in Southeast Asia. He/she shall develop sourcing strategy on commodities assigned, evaluate, manage and provide feedback to suppliers regarding their performance, assist in developing & negotiating supply agreements, obtain quotations & negotiate better pricing, review Purchase Requisitions, issue Purchase Orders and follow-up on the progress. He/she shall have good knowledge of ASEAN supply base and import/export requirements, and be resourceful in providing materials, services and labor markets information to support sub-region procurement activities. Nature and Scope This position is responsible for all related equipments and services, plant/machinery spare parts and material purchases and logistics services; and will provide current materials, services and labor markets information and lead/support strategic sourcing initiatives in Southeast Asia. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES To identify opportunities for cost reduction through spend analysis, develop sourcing strategy or productivity improvement event together with stakeholders, prepare and facilitate bidding process, analyze, award, communicate, roll out and implement the sourcing strategy. To obtain budgetary quotes for plant equipments and services, plant/machinery spare parts and materials from approved suppliers, providing procurement support to Plant Operations/Supply Chain Operations in bidding To provide market trend information for materials/commodities relating to the equipment, material and labor/service industry To prepare bidders list, and circulate to the respective departments for comments To participate/lead in bidders’ conference together with respective cross-functional teams To prepare and send tender documents to selected bidders for bidding To prepare and analyze bid tabulations upon receipt of tender documents from bidders, make recommendations to project and construction teams on vendors to award To issue letter of award to successful bidders upon completion of Bid Tab approval To seek and qualify new reliable suppliers of equipment, spare parts, materials and services To obtain quotations and negotiate for better pricing from approved suppliers To review and convert Purchase Requisitions from requestors into Purchase Orders and ensure that all purchasing activities comply with established Purchasing Policies and Practices applicable To release Purchase Orders to vendors To follow-up and monitor closely the progress of purchases from the time of order to the time of receipt To resolve common and complex delivery, pricing and product quality disputes with vendors To provide feedback to suppliers regarding their performance and potential for future business opportunities with Air Products To negotiate with forwarding agents for shipments, manage import custom clearance in relation to custom duty exemptions, clear shipments up to the point of delivery to project site · To perform any other related duties and responsibilities as assigned. REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS At least 5 years experiences in purchasing in the industrial enterprises, preferably with logistics (import/export, shipping/ transportation) knowledge. Bachelor Degree in engineering, technical field, or businessEnglish Language Proficiency Skill in using MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint and procurement e-tools SAP purchasing module experience is a must. High ethical conductDemonstrated experience in negotiations, supplier contracts, and cost reduction initiativesProactive and ability to work independently Demonstrated experience in negotiations, drafting supplier contract, and driving cost reduction initiatives. Good skill at organizing and analyzingGood interpersonal, communication, teamwork and presentation skillExperience working with foreign company (multinational) preferredWilling to Travel (on a need basis, 20% of time within and outside Malaysia)Job Title:Procurement SpecialistEmployment Type:Asia - Regular Employment Status:Full TimeType of Relocation Benefits Provided:NoneLocation:AS-MY-KL HorizonCountry:MalaysiaRegion:AsiaOrganization:Global Industrial GasesBusiness Sector / Division:Industrial Gases Asia