Agilent Technologies, Inc. SAPK CrossLab Services Procurement Specialist in Singapore, Singapore
Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek –– so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.
You will be a member of the SAPK CSO Lab Enterprise sourcing/procurement team, working hand-in-hand with the multiple functions across Korea, SEAsia and Australia/New Zealand
You will be an integral part of the Laboratory Enterprise Operations team with leading focus on managing inventory, supplier order, cost and quality management performance.
You would lead the drive to effect targeted and measurable improvement in the profitability of the supplier portion of the business thru activities including but not limited to negotiation, alternate sourcing and leverage of critical mass.
Influence, impact to optimize the aftermarket supplier spend across Korea, SEAsia and AustralAsia
Participate in projects/assignments requiring coordination with other internal functions and external suppliers
Drive results based negotiation to achieve financial performance improvement target
In collaboration with local teams actively identify, evaluate and assimilate alternative suppliers across the region.
Engage global sourcing and procurement organizations to leverage best practices as well savings realized thru leverage of critical mass
Develop then leverage a pool of partner suppliers to enable quotations from multiple sources for reasons of competitive as well financial compliance needs
Evaluate, analyse and migrate suppliers to right size terms and conditions with suppliers leveraging critical mass
Monitor, analyse and report on supplier spend providing then actioning the analysis to achieve profit improvement
Actively participate in supplier management and supplier quality initiatives
Develops and negotiates the appropriate contracts that protects Agilent’s interests; gets the best total cost, and minimizes business risk. Review and discuss their business recovery plan and succession plan if this is a critical part or supplier.
Ensure any requested spend (i.e. Purchase Requisitions) have had proper due diligence performed prior to approval submission
Serve as an integral part of the Enterprise Business Development, Implementation and Execution teams from perspective of supplier management and spend.
Work closely with internal cross-functional partners for fulfilling end customer’s requirements and achieve customer satisfaction.
Bachelors or Master Degree or University Degree or equivalent
Minimum of 5 to 8 years procurement experience in laboratory environment in Biotech, Pharmaceutical and Life Science industries.
Proficiency with ERP system. (SAP preferred)
Strong knowledge of the planning, purchasing, and inventory management processes.
Strong interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively within a diversified multi-cultural environment.
Excellent verbal/written communication and presentation skills.
Proven track record of success in building collaborative working relationship and exceeding business and operational objectives.
Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
Agilent is an equal opportunity employer.
Date Posted: 23/May/17
Job Title: SAPK CrossLab Services Procurement Specialist
Business: Agilent CrossLab Group
Job Category: Support / Service
Job Sub-Category: Consulting
Region: Asia Pacific
Country or Area: Singapore
Shift: Day Job
Job Type: Experienced
Travel Required: Yes, 35% of the Time
Duration (Temp Positions Only): Not applicable
HR Country Location: Singapore
HR Town/City Location: Singapore