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Buyer II

Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang, MY
Job Description

Procurement Senior Buyer (Indirect Material)

Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

WDT MMO - Procurement Indirect

WD Media (Malaysia) Sdn.

Requisition #: JR-0000045889

Western Digital®

The next big thing in data is you!


  • Provide effective supply chain solution
  • Plan and purchase indirect materials (equipment, OEM spares) according to user specification
  • Manage and process iPR within target turnaround time set
  • Execute assign tasks including projects timely and effectively
  • Handle suppliers ABR administration
  • Synergy team work with user to achieve best value for money
  • Responsible for SOX, ISO and Semi-S2 compliance
  • Responsible for vendor Sourcing and Develop vendor for alternative source
  • Support Production and Operation Teams to achieve their KPI and Company Goals
  • Conduct regular vendor assessments and warrant vendor capability of meeting WD quality and technology expectations
  • Provide idea in the development and implementation of procurement systems to improve product quality and business process productivity
  • Utilize market information and spent management report to identify cost saving opportunity
  • Execute early involvement of project and technical review on spec versus actual drawing or quotation
  • Help to establish Engineering or Technical Decision Analysis for critical capital or high value engineering items.
  • Compare on technical capability for selected vendors and provide comment for tender committee review.
  • Prepare and compile management reports
  • Improve individual competency and productivity continuously
  • Motivate and inspire junior buyer through objective appraisals and review process to continue improve
  • Provide ideas and work counter parts in other sites on procurement system improvement


  • Bachelor Degree/Diploma Qualification in Business Administration or technical background
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant working environment in Multinational company

  • Have working experience in Procurement field in manufacturing environment will an added advantage
  • Possess technical knowledge on mechanical drawing, basic electrical and cleanroom specification
  • Have knowledge in RoHS, Safety Awareness, 7S activities
  • Possess knowledge in EICC, ISO and EMS auditing
  • Experience in plant wide Physical Inventory activity
  • Knowledge of supplier site auditing and supplier technical capability assessment
  • Sound experience and knowledge in Oracle or SAP

  • Effective leadership and management skills
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills

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The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.

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