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Buyer (Job ID: R0055100)

Are you an experienced purchasing specialist who is passionate to learn and develop within the role in a high-tech company with origin from Sweden? If the answer is yes, keep reading as this may be just the right position for you.

We are looking for a proactive Buyer (Purchasing Specialist) for our newly established factory in Seremban - Sendayan Techvalley for the underground load & haul equipment. Read more about our plans in Malaysia: Sandvik invests in new load and haul factory in Malaysia to support growing mining BEV market

Do we share the same goals?

In this position you are primarily responsible to ensure purchasing activity for operational buying and close co-operation with selected / approved suppliers for Seremban factory as well to communicate with cross-functional team members, Supervisors and Managers, while maintaining on-time deliveries and compliant to EHS policies.

  • Day to day operational buying process and monitor supplier performance (purchase order release, confirmation, fulfilment, and administration)
  • ERP parameter maintenance within given framework
  • Resolve inbound discrepancies (shipments, wrong/damaged parts, paperwork)
  • Support and work closely with supply chain improvement projects
  • Manage and improve relationship with suppliers
  • Proactively engage with suppliers to plan and implement initiatives that deliver improved availability and minimize inventory risk (forecasting, buffer stock agreements)
  • Managing inventories and maintaining accurate records
  • Monitor and enforce company's purchasing policies & procedures
  • Ensure that the products and supplies are high quality
  • Generate suppliers forecasts and coordinates general purchasing activities for Sandvik contract manufacturing suppliers
  • Coordinates purchasing activities with Manufacturing, Planning and Engineering department to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner
  • Performance report on purchases made and performing cost analyses
  • Ensure PO accuracy, follow up issues related to purchase order (PO)
  • Expedite order status for generated PO’s
  • Release PO’s according to MRP
  • Participate implementation and understand SAP Module Hanna4 and ARIBA system
  • Support the user defined purchase request when needed
  • Adhere to occupational safety and general cleanliness.
  • Ensure Sandvik Way of Working procedures are in place and always adhered to

Your background and what we find important

This role would be ideal for someone looking for a new challenge and further become an expert in the purchasing, sourcing, supplier engagement environment, inventory control and planning tasks preferably in manufacturing environment. As a person you have excellent communication and customer service skills, able to follow instructions and deliver as required, able to work in a team as well independently with minimum supervision, fluently speaking English and Bahasa Melayu with a minimum of 3 years of experience in related industry or equivalent, bachelor’s degree, diploma, or certificate from business institutions.

What’s in it for you?

We offer you an interesting role in an international business environment as well as opportunities for your professional development. At Sandvik, we believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better environment for our employees, our business and, thereby, our customers.

Want to join our team?

Job ID : R0055100. Submit your application latest by May 31, 2024. Please note that we are processing the applications already during the application period. Read about Sandvik and apply at home.sandvik/careers.

About us

Sandvik is a global, high-tech engineering group providing solutions that enhance productivity, profitability and sustainability for the manufacturing, mining, and infrastructure industries. We are at the forefront of digitalization and focus on optimizing our customers’ processes. Our world-leading offering includes equipment, tools, services and digital solutions for machining, mining, rock excavation and rock processing. In 2023 the Group had approximately 41,000 employees and revenues of about 127 billion SEK in about 170 countries within continuing operations.

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