Bruker Corporation BNANO Sr. Buyer/Supervisor in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

As one of the world’s leading analytical instrumentation companies, Bruker covers a broad spectrum of advanced solutions in all fields of research and development. All our systems and instruments are designed to improve safety of products, accelerate time-to-market and support industries in successfully enhancing quality of life. We’ve been driving innovation in analytical instrumentation for 50 years now. Today, worldwide more than 6,000 employees are working on this permanent challenge, at over 70 locations on all continents.


Having a wide role within our Operations team, the Sr. Buyer is primarily responsible for supporting procurement of assigned commodities to meet for best value, on time delivery and high quality. This role requires knowledge of key electro-mechanical and Optical commodity markets, contracting and negotiations. Main responsibilities include:




  • Review, analyze and process purchase requisitions: 30%

  • Update Material Master, SAP data: 30%

  • Work with suppliers and manufacturing team to ensure cost, delivery, quality requirements are met: 20%

  • Work with manufacturing team to optimize supply chain: 10%

  • Timely disposition of MRB and ECM material: 10%


  • Coordinating and ensuring timely procurement of materials to meet production needs.

  • Reviewing, analyzing and processing purchase requisitions as needed.

  • Negotiating and finalizing pricing for commodities.

  • Establishing Long Term Agreements (LTA) or pricing agreements that meet the BNS’ with regard to cost control and guaranteed supply.

  • Actively participating in cross-functional teams to find new sources, supplier selections and negotiations.

  • Obsolescent notification to Operations and Engineering

  • Engineering Change Management coordination with Operations and Engineering

  • Strong coordination with Planning/Scheduling to ensure material schedules line with revenue requirements


  • Strong knowledge and experience with ERP systems (SAP experience highly desired)

  • Knowledge of materials master data bases

  • Proven ability to work effectively with systems and components vendors and suppliers at all levels

  • Strong negotiation skills


  • Bachelor’s degree desired but not required (preferably in Supply Chain Management, Business, or Engineering)

  • Minimum 5 years progressive experience in the field of procurement – management experience preferred (preference: purchasing of mechanical, electronic components and assemblies)

Bruker Corporation offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), paid vacation, holidays, and tuition assistance (as applicable).

Bruker is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

Certain positions at Bruker require compliance with export control laws and as a result, all interviewed candidates for all positions will be screened pre-interview to determine their eligibility in light of export control restrictions.

ID: 2018-5780

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