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Buyer 1, Procurement

Location: Biñan, Laguna, Philippines 
Req ID: JR-0000041678

Description

Buyer 1

Location:  Laguna, Philippines (PHO)
Req Id: JR-0000041678
Western Digital®

We deliver the possibilities of data. YOU define what’s possible.
Duties and responsibilities
Strategic
Source out new and/or alternate suppliers, materials and services
Negotiate pricing based on target volume & component specifications/requirements
Facilitate accreditation of new supplier
Comply with Import/Export regulations as needed
Support qualification of new material (IMQF) as needed
Support Cost Reduction activity thru price negotiation, alternate sourcing, VMI, etc.
Supplier Performance Management

Operational 
Plan, execute and monitor VMI operation as needed
Management and utilization of Catalog System (from SRFVD/SSR of Strategic Functions)
Facilitate Supplier Performance Review with various Stakeholders
Generate, execute and monitor service contracts as needed
Works with Delivery Management team to ensure timely arrival of items
On Time Delivery Improvements
Leads report preparation as needed by Mgt  i.e. Savings Report, PO receipt and issuance, etc..
Accounting Discrepancy Report /Receiving Discrepancy Report Resolution
Facilitate Voice of Customer Meetings with End-users to confirm requirements and other plans     that may impact purchasing requirements

Communication 
Internal Parties
Planning
Production
Engineering
Logistics and Warehouse – PEZA issues / Shipping issues; updates on Customs requirements
REO for Environment and Safety requirements compliance, vendor accreditation
Finance – supplier payments, Vendor accreditation

External Parties
Suppliers
Shipping Lines or Forwarders as needed

Other WD Sites 
Qualifications
Education: College graduate, preferably Engineering related courses

Skills: Good written and verbal communication 
            Computer Literate :  Excel/ Word / Powerpoint
            Good Interpersonal relations  
            Good Time Management
            Facilitating Meetings 

Specialized Knowledge:  Procurement principles 
     Cost Benefit Analysis
Import/ Export regulations under Phil Export Processing Authority (PEZA) rules 

Experiences:   Preferably with 1 – 2 years working experience with Manufacturing plant
Character:  Honest; high integrity; team player

Working conditions
Minimal travel expected – occasionally to visit suppliers; less than 10 % 
Office based 


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