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Buyer 3, Procurement

Location: Kuching, 13, Malaysia 
Req ID: JR-0000041543


Buyer 3, Procurement


Location: HGST Sarawak
  Req. Id: JR-0000041543


We’re looking for a dynamic Buyer with a passion to innovate and help shape the future of data.




·  Collaborate work with Engineering team on potential Supplier sourcing, selection, development and qualification

·      Negotiate with Supplier on pricing and commercial terms include RFQ activity

·      Drive for Cost Savings initiative and project

·      Work with Supplier on contract discussion and finalization

·      Coordinate for Supplier Performance Review and improvement plan

·      Supplier’s risk management include ERM, Business Continuity Plan, financial status, Lead Time, Capacity

· Manage commodity strategy include demand and supply, allocation, industry/market trend to deliver the maximum value or cost savings

·     Explore / Participate in alternate source development

·     Support R&D/NPI request

· Collaborate work with relevant team on escalated issue such as supply disruption, Quality excursion

·    Provide ideas and ensure consistency and standardization of practices across multi sites

·   Support SOX/ISO/IMS/RBA activity and compliance to internal/external audit requirement

·     Adhere to departmental procedures and policies

· Miscellaneous reporting update and timely submission as required by Superior/management

·   Other job or coordination task as assigned by Superior




·   Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration / Finance / Management / Engineering or other relevant discipline

·        Strong communication.

·        Able to work independent with minimum supervision

·        Possess experience and knowledge in Oracle or SAP

·        Good skill in Microsoft Excel/Power Point and Computer programs

·        Possess good analytical and logical thinking

·        Good in negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills

·   Able to manage multi-tasks or various projects while meet the timeline required

·         3~5 years of relevant working environment in manufacturing field, preferably with Sourcing, Planning and Procurement background


Western Digital Corporation is the world's largest storage company with a leading portfolio of HGST, SanDisk, G-Technology and WD brands covering flash and disk-based solution. Deployed by the largest and most prominent organizations worldwide, Western Digital solution are everywhere, touching lives and enabling great value from the data they possess.