Description and Requirements

Develop and lead key sourcing activities for Dyson SEA NPI Project in Manufacturing Equipment/Spares assembly at CM and RDD Equipment Purchases with engagement and support from cross-functional teams and key stakeholders. Identify, develop and effectively manage external suppliers and coach the organisation on key deliverables from strategic purchasing approach

Market Overview:

Dyson began twenty one years ago with James Dyson and a handful of engineers questioning everyday products, thinking differently and making them better. We are now the world's number one vacuum cleaner manufacturer in the UK, US, Japan, Europe and Australasia. We've even branched out to improving commercial technology that frustrates us. The Dyson Airblade hand dryer dries hands in ten seconds, it’s also the most hygienic and energy efficient hand dryer available. And more recently a fan, Air Multiplier, with no blades or grille.

Function Overview:

There are over 4000 in the world and we’re all inventive and hugely passionate about what we do. At our Development Centre in Johor Bahru, Malaysia & Singapore there are almost 1600 of us, a mixture of engineers and support staff, we are Dyson people that are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. Our teams there will rise to more than 2000 over the next 2 years.

Accountabilities:

  • Lead/coordinate sourcing projects to ensure completion to meet project/business needs (Cost, Quality, Delivery, Responsiveness) including low cost country sourcing.
  • Lead the supplier selection & negotiation process, coordinating the relevant cross-functional team and ensuring best CQDR from the supplier-base for key sourcing activities

  • Ensure, following contract award, that appropriate metrics are in place and mechanisms are deployed to effectively manage contract adherence.

  • Monitor and manage vendor performance & development periodically.

  • Support a transition program to improve Global Procurement processes, governance and capabilities across the Dyson group.

  • Willing to assign to any NPI project as required by each Business units.

Skills:

*This is NOT a graduate role *Only applications submitted with update complete CV will be reviewed

  • Degree/Masters  qualified in Business or any Engineering field
  • MIn 7 years’ experience above in procurement with focus in indirect services category such as Equipment, automation and engineering purchases will be helpful.
  • Extensive background in procurement and able to demonstrate success in delivering targets that exceed normal expectations
  • Experience in Strategic sourcing and managing suppliers
    • Global outlook and exposure to different cultures and challenges
    • Exposure to cross-functional working and leading cross-functional teams
    • Proven track record in delivering results in favourable and unfavourable conditions
    • Understands and operates Supplier Relationship & Supplier Performance Management

Core Competencies:

  • Category/Service/Product Knowledge – Moderate or developed knowledge of PE categories, however particularly understand the total Procurement & Supply Chain Management functions thru strategy; demonstrates the ability to understand the market globally; anticipates trends. Have an experience and capacity to manage average 300items per projects.
  • Drive for results self-starter, dynamic and results-driven; able to handle a complex workload and overcome obstacles in a pressurised environment
  • Planning & project management distils complex situations into manageable tasks and interdependencies; captures requirements and manages work scope; where necessary, leads defined elements of a project plan; identifies & mitigates risks; communicates with all stakeholders; delivers project to specification, on time and within established budget
  • Complex problem solving which require analytical skills; makes effective inferences & deductions; seldom stops at the first possible solution; quick to consider the implications of the solution Communication & presentation confident and clearly communicates at all levels using appropriate tools, techniques and channels in different situations; understanding the needs and wants of respective stakeholders

Benefits Overview:

Dyson Malaysia monitors the market to ensure we offer competitive salaries, management bonuses and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy generous leave and medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a career at Dyson. Leadership support and new opportunities abound, driven by regular dialogue and international training. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to progress, innovation and realising ambition.