Position Description

Material Planner (West, Oracle, Up to $4.2K)
Job Code 16386
Job Placement Location Singapore
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  • A well-established Industrial Automation industry.


Inventory Control

  • Tracks orders and ensure timely delivery. 
  • Monitors and expedites orders based on material requirement & inventory levels.
  • Plans material to meet daily and weekly production requirements.
  • Implements and executes inventory reduction programme (e.g. Consignment, JIT, etc.).
  • Achieves Inventory Turns (ITO) target set by management.
  • Resolves stocks discrepancies.
  • Coordinates with warehouse staffs to ensure proper storage.

Purchasing & Supplier Control

  • Involves in Supplier Development.
  • Monitors stock movement and initiate purchase orders.
  • Reviews quality of purchased parts with Quality team. 
  • Follow-up on delivery shortages, rejects & reworks with suppliers.
  • Able to interpret S&OP demand and translate to material forecast to Suppliers.
  • Negotiates contract terms of agreement and pricing. 
  • Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Compares and evaluate offers from suppliers.
  • Implements measures with suppliers to reduce lead-time and achieve timely delivery.
  • Indirect and Direct Material purchase.  
  • Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price. Communicate drawing/specification revisions to suppliers.
  • Involves in NPI meeting and coordinate phase-in of new material.
  • Maintains supplier information in Vendor Master file in system.
  • Maintains retention of purchasing records.

Product Champion

  • Computes and verify actual material cost for assigned product into system. 
  • Attends to ECRN implementation for assigned product.
  • Maintains BOM in Business system for assigned product.
  • Maintains Item Master in Business system for assigned product.


  • Maintains and upkeep ISO 9001;2015 system.
  • Prepares monthly report on ITO, OTS, and continuous improvement projects.
  • Stock take/Cycles count preparation and involvement. 

Environmental, Safety & Health

  • Maintains and complies to the Environmental, Safety and Health programmes and making every reasonable effort in areas of hazard elimination, fire prevention waste reduction and health preservation. 
  • Provides environment support and following the established procedures, reporting and correcting unsafe acts or conditions.



  • Minimum Diploma in Purchasing, Business Administration or relevant field.
  • At least 2 to 3 years' relevant experience as Material Planner (Direct and Indirect) or Purchasing and Inventory management; from Automation, Manufacturing or Industrial industry.
  • Hands on experience with Oracle system (Purchasing software).
  • Solid understanding of Supply Chain procedures. 
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written; bilingual as to liaise with Chinese speaking Suppliers.
  • A fast learner, good analytical skills and tech savvy.
  • Ability to adapt in a fast pace changing environment.
  • Possess excellent negotiation skills.

Other Information:

  • Working Location: Pandan Crescent.
  • Working Hours: Mondays to Fridays, 8.30am to 5.30pm.
  • Critical: Due to the organization's affirmed support and commitment to developing a Singaporean core, this role is only available to Singaporeans.

To apply, please visit www.gmprecruit.com and search for Job Reference: 16386.
To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Novita Tan at novita.tan@gmprecruit.com
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
GMP Recruitment Services (S) Pte Ltd | EA License: 09C3051 | EA Personnel: Novita Tan | Registration No: R1220374

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