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Senior Buyer (Project Based) - Alabang

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Job Description and Qualification:

Required Experience:

  • BS degree from an accredited university, preferably in supply chain management or engineering.
  • 7 years' work experience in a global industrial manufacturing environment
  • Well versed or atleast 5 years' experience in SAP ARIBA sourcing, negotiations, PR to PO creation with both and tactical and strategic procurement projects.
  • Capable of communicating effectively (both oral and written) across all levels of the organization.
  • Strong proficiency with SAP ARIBA and SAP particularly in PO creation (P2P), release and updating pricing info records, conducting RFP's, catalogs, collaboration, sourcing.
  • Ability to work with Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Supply chain certification (CSCP, CPIM, CFPIM) is desirable
  • Can start ASAP
  • Open to work on a project based employment
  • Open to work on a night shift role


  • Fully understand, comply and enforce our Source to Pay policies and procedures across the organization
  • Conduct searches for new suppliers of goods and services, evaluate their capabilities, assess risk and qualify as necessary.
  • Fully understand user requirements and prepare and execute Requests for Proposals.
  • Minimize the Total Cost of Ownership associated with the purchase of goods and services.
  • Negotiate purchase agreements with key vendors for the reliable and cost-effective supply of goods and services and ensure compliance with said terms.
  • Issue purchase orders, track open orders, anc4 expedite orders as necessary.
  • Effectively manage the transition from incumbent to new suppliers.
  • Pursue consolidation of the supply base to reduce complexity.
  • Manage supplier quality and conduct supplier audits as necessary. Resolve supplier complaints and issues in a way that achieves an acceptable outcome.
  • Work cross-functionally within the organization and other support functions such as R&D, EHS, Quality, Product Stewardship and Marketing.
  • Identify, execute and track productivity including cost reduction and cash flow improvement and support the development of the Annual Operating Plan.
  • Interact with plants, business and corporate management as appropriate and prepare and present internal reports and project bid outcomes as required.
  • Support working capital goals by reducing where possible the direct material inventory by increasing the ADP and negotiating longer payment terms with suppliers.
  • Support key stakeholders in the entire source to pay process, including our systems (SAP and Ariba), providing training and troubleshooting assistance Required Skills:
  • Experience with sourcing, contracting and purchasing of both Direct and Indirect categories particularly acids, solvents, organics and inorganics, EH&S, MRO, HR, Contractors, IT, Professional Services and Facilities.
  • Capable of prioritizing, managing and executing multiple tasks in a high demand environment.
  • Strong sense of matrix environment with ability to effectively work within a team environment across countries and different time zones.
  • Fact-based approach with solid analytical skills and ability to drive projects to successful completion.
  • Working knowledge of logistics including Incoterms.
  • Able to work cross-culturally with colleagues and suppliers throughout the world.
  • Ability to manage small and large projects from multiple sources as needed