APAC Procurement Director
Opportunity to overlook both Indirect and Direct Procurement
Deal with large budget, and global sourcing projects
Our client is a world leader in semiconductor industry and they are looking for a Senior Procurement Director. For this key position, we are looking for an experienced professional with a strategic vision and an international background. This role is based in Japan and overlooking Asia Pacific including China, HK, Korea and Australia.
- Develop procurement compliance processes, systems and reports for the Asia Pacific region
- Lead APAC business unit purchasing team to achieve best-in-industry costs, including develop and execute commodity strategies, set new & existing model cost targets and budgets for the BU.
- Deliver and exceed cost reduction targets through clean sheet analysis, supplier network optimization, global sourcing, identification of new suppliers & competitive RFPs, supplier negotiation, and coaching for both new models and existing models.
- Run global management process to maximize team performance, enable global collaborative culture within the team.
- Liaise with the Global Head of Procurement on group-wide initiatives
- Identification and realization of cost-saving and cost-reduction opportunities.
- Must be willing to roll-up sleeves and get work done.
- Assess, manage and mitigate risks
- Strong direct material procurement experience at a leading industrial company and/or leading consulting firms.
- Global experience and Strong English communication skills (verbal & written).
- Strong leadership, team work, and coaching skills.
- MBA is a plus.
- Engineering and technology academic/professional background is a plus.
- Opportunity to overlook both Indirect and Direct Procurement
- Deal with large budget, and global sourcing projects
- Top International Management and Excellent Work Life Balance with Flextime
- Multiple team management opportunity with scope for growth
- Full compensation benefits (Base salary + Bonus + Stock options)
- Transportation allowance, Housing Allowance & Social Insurance