Senior Commodity Manager

PT Procurement Bayan Lepas, Malaysia


Key Areas of Responsibilities

Commodity Strategy Development

  • Develop and deploy commodity strategies including risk assessment
  • Drive the supply market analysis and technology scouting


Spend Management

  • Define key cost drivers and deploy pricing principles and savings targets
  • Manage the global negotiation process and deliverables
  • Report on team performance (projects, negotiation, financial results)
  • Manage the saving projects (TCO / Strategic cost management)



  • Manage supplier contracting process according to (ICAP) guidelines.
  • Ensure the contents of the master data is consistent and accurate


Supply Base Management & Development

  • Define approved supplier lists and differentiated supplier relationships
  • Manage right sizing of the supplier base and market diversity
  • Ensure implementation of the commodity strategy in: supplier selection, Design for X, Single/second sourcing, product life cycle pricing and Early Supplier Involvement.
  • Improve supplier performance (measured via GSRS) of key suppliers and mitigate supply risk via risk assessments and mitigation plans


Supply Quality & Sustainability

  • Ensure compliance to supplier release/approval process and sustainability guidelines
  • Manage the deliverables of the supplier development process for selected key suppliers with a performance gap.


Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor's Degree/Diploma in Engineering/Manufacturing or relevant study
  • Minimum 8-10 years of relevant experience (Supplier Management) in Semiconductor/ Electronic industry for substrates / PCB / chemical / component / BE packaging  
  • Working knowledge on Planning/ERP systems like Oracle, SAP & etc
  • Strong business acumen and strategic thinking with high level of enthusiasm. 
  • Excellent understanding of procurement processes, industry and suppliers with strong supplier sourcing and knowledge
  • Strong analytical problem solver with demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment while working independently to resolve critical issues.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to interface effectively and professionally at all levels
  • Detail oriented and able to multi-task/work under pressure in a high energy and fast paced-environment with critical and tight schedules.