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A.  Job Description

1. Deliver optimized Raw Material Cost for Vietnam.
2. Ensure global and regional sourcing strategy is well embeded with business requirements.
3. Lead NPR spend management for Vietnam sites.
4. Ensure OWC and DPO is well delivered aligned with business targets.
5. Lead Vietnam site purchase team and develop talents.
6. Establish site purchasing process and procedures for Vietnam.

Describe the responsibilities as clearly as possible. Which tasks is the job holder responsible for and in what way? What results are to be achieved?
1.    Implement global and regional raw materials sourcing strategy within Vietnam, as well as manage local Vietnam local vendors, so as to delivered most competitive raw material cost for Vietnam business.
2.    Actively lead and manage Vietnam site NPR spend and reduce NPR spend at year-on-year basis. Establish sustainable NPR supplier base and lead negotiations, establish contracts, and NPR supplier management.
3.    Being the key driver of improving OWC and DPO by working with Raw Material and NPR suppliers.
4.    Being as Vietnam site management team member and ensure Vietnam business targets are delivered.
5.    Being as representative of regional purchasing team and actively support Asean business review meetings.
6.    Establish site purchasing process and procedures including bidding process, contract management…etc.
7.    Establish strong Vietnam site purchase team by identifying right talents, developing talents and coach talents.
8.    Willing to take additional responsibilities whenever is assigned.
Level of Autonomy
What decisions may the job holder make without first seeking approval from higher manager/supervisor?
1.    Actively source local Vietnam suppliers and lead negotiations for both raw materials and NPR.
2.    Actively support Vietnam management team to ensure daily operations requirements are met.

Please give two examples of the typical challenges or problems the job holder faces in their daily work and what they must do to overcome them.
1.    The job holder might face the challenge that this person can’t get the most competitive raw material prices given the reality that major raw material suppliers are produced outside Vietnam.
The overcome this and to obtain the most competitive raw material cost this Vietnam site buyer needs to work closely with regional purchase team and fully align with global and regional sourcing strategy.
2.    The job holder might face the challenge that NPR spend might go out of control given the Vietnam market is growing with double digit.
To overcome this Vietnam site buyer needs to work very closely with all functions in Vietnam and manage NPR spend & NPR unit cost very carefully, together with site controller and site operation manager. This Vietnam site buyer also needs to work very closely with Asia NPR buyer so as to bring all NPR spend down opportunities with regional practices, or even global practices.

Job Requirements

1. Min. 6years purchasing working experience in coatings industry and min.3 years in NPR category management.                                                                                                      
2. Bachelor Degree, MBA is preferred from top Universities.                                                                              
3. English and Chinese Speaking is a Must.                                                                      
4. Strong Analytical Skills.                                                                                                    
5. Strong communication and influencing skills.                                                                     
6. Open and positive thinking by personality.                                                                     
7. Willing to travel and take pressures.                                                                              
8. Passionate to be a professional buyer.

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