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Purchasing Manager

  • Ho Chi Minh
  • Manager
  • Permanent
  • Bachelor
  • 8 - 16 Years
  • Negotiable
  • Purchasing / Merchandising, Wood
  • Other
  • 1
  • 31/05/2022

Job Description

  • Generating and managing PO of merchandise to suppliers in accordance with sales orders and sales demand
  • Creating effective PO management system
  • Planning and developing purchasing strategies to maximize benefits
  • Maintaining effective interaction between sales volume and suppliers to ensure timely production. Control and provide solutions if it has any issue arises during each PO
  • Working with the Production Manager to accurate production timeline, maintaining a critical path and action plan in case of delay

SOURCING/PURCHASING:

  • Utilizing network within the industry to source new suppliers to ensure TLC is working with the best suppliers and making new introductions
  • Control the purchasing of raw materials, contracts, and other goods and services
  • Maintain records of inventory to determine when new goods need to be ordered
  • Oversee the negotiations of all purchases made by the purchasing department
  • Negotiate on behalf of the organization and maintain good relationships with vendors

RELATIONSHIP WITH SUPPLIER:

  • Working closely with suppliers to ensure the PO progress to assist production and operations.
  • Maintaining, communicating, negotiating with suppliers for best quality and price.
  • Monitoring suppliers’ efficiency through visits and support in supplier assessment.

COMMUNICATION

  • Reply to all emails within 24 hours
  • Reporting all exceptions and issues in the shared calendar
  • Building a positive working environment
  • As we have our main office in the EU, we need to consider the different time zones. There is a requirement for phone/Skype meetings, discussions, updates and some emergencies can arise. Occasionally, please be able to communicate during EU business hours (these times are flexible).
  • Excellent in English

Job Requirement

  • At least 4 years of experience in the purchasing field in high-end furniture industry
  • Initiating, organizing and sending Purchase Orders (POs) to suppliers in a timely manner to ensure the production timeline runs smoothly
  • Experience in inventory management and reordering
  • Experience in price negotiation with suppliers
  • Experience working with US, UK or Europe based companies is a PLUS
  • Experience in building systems to improve operations, productivity and administration work
  • Wide network in high-end furniture is a plus
  • Leadership, teamwork, communication, persuasiveness, adaptability
  • General knowledge of PO components, costing, inventory management, legal contracts, finance principles
  • Microsoft Office and other Office software
  • Furniture materials (especially lacquer) is a PLUS

 

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