Procurement Specialist (Korean speaker)

Job Title: Procurement Specialist (Korean speaker)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Salary: RM7,000 - RM10,000
Contact Name: Jay Kumari Nandha Kumar
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 23, 2021 08:59

Job Description

About our client

Our client is one of the world largest logistic company with presence in more than 200 countries. Our client have a Finance Hub based in Petaling Jaya supporting its Regional entity.


About the role

  • Roles that manage buying activities with responsibility depending on country / region scope.

  • Organise and execute the purchase to pay process ensuring compliance with global, regional and local procedures and policies.

  • Explore and capture internal demand; handle non-catalog requests.

  • Actively drive the use of procurement catalog.

  • Build good relationships with suppliers and internal customers.

  • Oversee and / or involve in the purchasing support roles (example Helpdesk activities).


Your responsibilities

  • Execute and ensure procurement processes applying sourcing / purchasing / corporate / Business Partner policies.

  • Collect and maintain data and / or ensure data quality maintenance and reporting on rates, catalog, supplier data / performance, purchase order admin.

  • Drive (execute) tactical purchasing process (non-catalog requisitions) and ensure day-to-day / admin support (request and analyze competitive bids (3 bids and 1 buy), select suppliers, quality, delivery terms, specs for goods / services).

  • Ensure clarification of outstanding receipt of order confirmation, invoices, delivery dates, rejection / change of purchase orders.

  • Catalog contracts negotiation with suppliers.

  • Support preparation and monitoring of tenders, negotiations and supplier management.

  • Enter data into databases or other computerized systems to maintain up-to-date supplier and vendor information; to track purchase and the status of orders.

  • Follow-up the status of purchase orders with vendors to ensure timely delivery; and communicate status of orders with internal customers.

  • Generate required reporting, analyze reports and identify catalog improvements.

  • Maintain good relationships with suppliers and internal customers in scope.

  • Provide advice and support to internal customer with specs for required low value goods / services (without a framework contract) in close cooperation with sourcing.

  • Provide feedback to sourcing in respect of suppliers performance.


You will have

  • Candidate must possess at least a Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, or Professional Degree.

  • Min 1-3 years of relevant experience in operational functions and especially in purchasing would be advantageous.

  • Proficiency in English and Korean – reading, writing & speaking.

  • Experience in SAP and/or Oracle system environment.

  • Working experience in building / mobilizing reports in MS Excel (using Pivots, Macro, Vlookup).

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