Strategic Purchasing Analyst

03_Professionals (commercial)

Job Reponsibilities:

  • Strategically and operationally develop Purchasing budget, Forecast and allocations based on market trends together with Sales, Purchasing and Controlling.
  • Maintain control of purchasing costs and assist with preparation of tracking of Purchasing Controlling data, as well as, coordinating monthly results with controlling team (i.e. MPV, organizational cost reduction initiatives).
  • Measurement of Purchasing performance and make sure that countermeasures are developed in case of non-achievement.
  • Further development of Purchasing KPIs and global reporting standards.
  • Development, Implementation and Assurance of Risk Management Processes.
  • Development, Implementation and updating of a comprehensive training and qualification concept for the global Purchasing department.
  • Development and Implementation of global Purchasing standards and assurance of usage across the regions.
  • Development, implementation and training of global IT-tools.
  • Strategic and operative development of purchasing strategies.
  • Leading change management projects and IT / Process Optimization projects within purchasing.



  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain, Accounting.
  • 3+ years of purchasing experience, or business experience in an Automotive Manufacturing Tier 1 environment (cross-functional exposure preferred – technical and commercial experience). 
  • Data affinity.
  • Advanced knowledge of SAP strongly preferred.
  • Project Management Skills.
  • Advanced level of MS Excel required including; developing pivot tables, v-look ups, data analysis and data manipulation.
  • Strong financial cost analysis, market analysis, continuous improvement, problem solving, time and process management skills.
  • Knowledge of logistics, manufacturing processes, commodity markets and futures, and a strong understanding of component and product functionality are important assets.
  • Willingness and ability to travel as required.


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Facts about the job

Entry level:  Experienced hires
Functional area:  Purchasing

Samut Prakan, TH

Company:  MAHLE Services (Thailand) Ltd.

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