Analyst, Purchasing

Job Title: Analyst, Purchasing
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Salary: Below RM5,000
Reference: AMNI-123700
Contact Name: Maheswary Kandasamy
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 27, 2017 12:47

Job Description

About our client

Our client is a leading global resources company. In Kuala Lumpur, their functions predominantly as a transactional hub for global operations providing Human Resources, Supply, Financial services and Technology, running on SAP. As a global employer, our employees are exposed to global operating standards, extensive learning and development programs.


About the role

We seek a well-rounded and dynamic individual to join our team as a Specialist in our Procurement team. Reporting to the Manager Supply Processing, you will be responsible to coordinate the activities of a team and provide leadership in performing mandated activities, ensuring effective resource utilization and operational needs are met in a timely and effective manner, in accordance with defined policies and procedures. The successful candidate should ensure alignment with and compliance to internal controls including the Code of Business Conduct, Group Level Documents, agreements, systems, standards and procedures.




  • Demonstrate an overriding commitment to Health, Safety, Environment and Community (HSEC).

  • Ensure alignment with and compliance to internal controls including the Code of Business Conduct, Group Level Documents, agreements, systems, standards and procedures.

  • Personally, manage a high volume of purchasing requests and associated queries from internal customers and vendors via phone, email and workflow.

  • Ensure safe, reliable supply, and value for money for non- contract purchase orders.

  • Good understanding of and capacity to efficiently operate within 1SAP to raise Purchase Orders, interrogate existing orders and perform other tasks in relation to customer/vendor queries.

  • Actively participate in ensuring Monitoring & Controlling activities are executed and take corrective actions as required.

  • Provide assistance with internal and external audit requirements.

  • Actively contribute towards achieving set performance targets and KPIs.

  • Sound understanding of relevant Procurement Standards and proactive application of these in all dealings.

  • Develop supportive relationships with others in the team and demonstrate and promote operational discipline when executing day-to-day activities.

  • Participate in various projects, in various capacities, as required.



You will have

  • Possess a good understanding of Procure to Pay within a high volume transactional environment.

  • 2-3 years’ experience in Purchasing within a SAP environment.

  • Exposure within warehousing, inventory, repairable management, commodities and services purchasing is desirable.

  • Good commercial acumen and negotiation skills.

  • Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships, work with and influence a range of cross functional stakeholders.

  • Possess good communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Be proficiency and experience in Microsoft Office Suite, SAP Procure to Pay or similar ERP P2P processes.

  • Possess good working knowledge of process improvement processes and methodology.

  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.