Supply Chain Manager

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Job Location: Malaysia Melaka Batu Berendam
Job Types: Permanent, Full time, Onsite, 5 days
Business Sector: Machinery Manufacturing Company provides Turnkey Manufacturing Services: High Mix Low Volume and Serial Production

Job Responsibilities:

Strategic Planning

  • Develop and implement supply chain strategies to support internal projects, including procurement, sourcing, inventory management, and logistics.
  • Collaborate with senior management to define long-term supply chain goals, priorities, and performance metrics.

Suppliers Relationship Management

  • Manage existing supplier relationships, negotiate contracts, and monitor supplier performance to ensure quality, cost-effectiveness, and on-time delivery of materials and components.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers, fostering collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.

Inventory (Materials) Management

  • Optimize inventory levels and warehouse processes to minimize lead times, reduce carrying costs, and maintain adequate stock levels to support production schedules.
  • Implement inventory optimization techniques & monitor demand forecasts, sales trends, and inventory turnover rates to anticipate demand fluctuations and adjust inventory levels accordingly.

Logistics and Transportation

  • Coordinate the movement of goods and materials through the supply chain, including transportation, warehousing, and distribution activities.
  • Optimize transportation routes, modes, and carriers to minimize lead times, and transportation costs.

Customs Clearance (LMW)

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, such as finance departments, to ensure compliance with tax regulations, customs laws, and other relevant regulations governing operations under the LMW.
  • Responsibilities related to customs (LMW) clearance may include preparing and submitting customs documentation, ensuring compliance with import/export regulations, coordinating with customs authorities, and managing duties, tariffs, and customs fees.
  • Liaise with government authorities to oversee LMW to address regulatory issues, obtain necessary permits or licenses, and facilitate smooth operations.

Demand Planning and Forecasting

  • Utilize forecasting models, statistical analysis, and demand planning tools to predict future demand and plan inventory levels accordingly.
  • Continuously monitor demand patterns, market trends, and customer preferences to refine forecasting accuracy and responsiveness.

Supply Chain Technology and Systems

  • Evaluate, implement, and optimize supply chain management software, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, and other technology solutions (cloud systems)
  • Leverage data analytics, business intelligence, and automation tools to improve visibility, efficiency, and decision-making across the supply chain.
  • Provide training and support to supply chain team members on the use of technology platforms and systems.

Risk Management and Resilience

  • Identify, assess, and mitigate risks within the supply chain, including supplier disruptions, geopolitical instability, and natural disasters.
  • Develop contingency plans, business continuity strategies, and risk mitigation measures to ensure supply chain resilience and business continuity.

Continuous Improvement and Performance Management

  • Implement supply chain best practices, processes, and systems to enhance efficiency, visibility, and traceability throughout the supply chain.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, market dynamics, and emerging technologies in semiconductor manufacturing and supply chain management to identify opportunities for innovation and improvement.
  • Mentor and develop supply chain team members, providing guidance, coaching, and support to foster professional growth and enhance team performance.
  • Monitor Objective Key Results (OKR) and metrics to track supply chain performance, identify areas for improvement, and drive continuous process optimization.

Job Requirements:

  • Diploma or degree in a related field.
  • Proven experience (5+ years) in supply chain management, procurement, or operations management, preferably in the semiconductor industry or contract manufacturing environment.
  • Strong understanding of supply chain principles and practices.
  • Experience with sourcing, procurement, inventory management, and risk management.
  • Demonstrated expertise in supply chain planning, inventory management, supplier management, and logistics optimization.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal teams, suppliers, and customers.
  • Strategic thinking, problem-solving ability, and attention to detail to drive process improvements and achieve operational excellence.
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing principles, ERP systems (e.g., D365, SAP, Oracle), and digitalization technologies (e.g. Asana, SharePoint).
  • Familiarity with LMW (Licensed Manufacturing Warehouse) requirements and adherence to compliance is preferred.
  • Excellence in Excel
Employment Status: Permanent
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Malaysia

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