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Category Buying Manager

AB World Foods Asia - Expires on Mar 29, 2015
  • Country
  • Location
  • Job Type
  • Experience
  • Eligibility
  • Thailand
  • Not specified
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • 3+ years
  • Expat and local
Merchandising / Purchasing
Job Category
Food & Beverage

Job Description

  • Application of appropriate Category Management tools to deliver value for money to ABWF Asia & ABWF on specific categories of Bought In spend
  • Management of key supplier relationships
  • Food sourcing / Understanding of food manufacturing cost analysis
  • Delivery of year on year savings as company plan
  • Ensure compliance to company and legal standards of all purchasing transactions
  • Ensure technical compliance of all suppliers through working with ABWF Asia technical Team
  • Deliver clear documentation of Category Management process followed and tools used
  • Development of ABWF Asia into key source of competitive advantage – translating the East for the West
  • Clear alignment with Brand Strategy and understanding of Blue Dragon aims in particular NPD
  • Identifying new sources of product
  • Understanding of industries supplying ABWF products
  • Eyes and ears of Procurement in Far East
  • Advice of pricing data.

Job Requirements

  • Thai Nationality.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in administration or in related field.
  • Work experience in buyer for at least 3 - 5 years.
  • Fast learner with good attitude.
  • Ability to handle and manage multi – task job in limited timeframe.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Experience in food business is preferred.
  • Experience in sourcing business is an advantage.
  • Ability to travel alone whether aboard / local.
  • Passion in food and willing to try new cuisine is an advantage.
  • Business English and Thai both spoken & written.
  • Provision of professional sourcing/buying to ABWF– achieves value for money and continuity of supply.
  • Supplier management in term of cost/price, cost structure analysis, supplied volume, product/ materials stock, industrial performance and new product development.
  • Able to analyse manufacturing cost
  • 3rd party Manufacturing management in term of production & process management, margin./depreciation control, loss & waste control.
  • Lead cost saving plan for own category
  • Keep maintaining positive price variance
  • Lead NPD projects in Far East
  • Application of ABF Category Management process ensuring capture of business requirements, engagement of stakeholders and successful implementation.
  • Provision of advice for non-purchasing personnel.
  • Able to drive and have own transportation is an advantage.
  • Able to do basic cooking is an advantage.

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AB World Foods Asia

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