Position Description

Buyer Planner (Up $4500 / MNC / Direct Purchase / Manufacturing / West)
Job Code 17400
Division GMP TECHNOLOGIES (S) PTE LTD (EA Licence:11C3793)
Job Placement Location Singapore
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► MNC, Chemical Manufacturing
► Office Hour
► Working Location: Joo Koon

► Transport Pick Up: Lakeside, Pioneer, Jurong East

► 2 years contract



  • Develop demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons in working towards a better forecast accuracy with Sales.
  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results, taking into consideration of seasonal and regular demand of the customers/products.
  • Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales assumptions.
  • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Customer Service and Customer to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts.
  • Establish inventory strategies on the existing items, the new products, and the product phase-outs. This includes planning inventory flow in supply chain process which may mean make to stock, safety stock monitoring in the system.
  • Understand suppliers’ supply situation and customers’ demand requirements in planning forward for the customer needs.
  • Assist in risk assessment in planning forward looking and mitigation risk in ability to supply to our customer.
  • Attend and address demand related queries and supply issues in a timely manner.
  • Schedule monthly forecast meetings with the customers/sales or customers service as required and host a monthly S&OP meeting.
  • Manage raw material forecasting process from gathering the historical usages, purchasing records, reviewing customer demands, and coordinating with commercial team on weekly basis and working with suppliers on the required allocation and shipment plans.
  • Manage a day-to-day requisition of raw materials, maintaining optimum inventory levels by monitoring and processing Purchase Orders, Blanket PO (PPS170) and Distribution Orders (DPS170), and operating within the applications of MRP to facilitate strategic purchase positions.
  • Manage supplies of raw materials shipping into Singapore facility. Determines supply positions in-order to streamline inventories through purchase strategies and distributional relationships.
  • Manage PO Action Messages (RPS001) and daily PO expedite process including confirming material availability, expediting of materials, and working with suppliers on scheduling and rescheduling of materials to support production plans and inventory control management.
  • Coordinate planning activities and efforts required for optimum utilization of raw material and provide direction for prioritization of those materials required to support production plans.
  • Implement contingency plans for demand planning, production planning and raw material planning when inventory availability commitments are at short supply risk and initiate work-around activity




  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Supply Chain/Business Management
  • 3 year(s) of working experience in the related field; 2 years of experience in planning function; Demand planning /Material planning /Production planning or equivalent.
  • Possess good planning, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in ERP/MRP/S&OP systems
  • Interpersonal skills to work productively and collaboratively with multi-functional teams to achieve Business goals.


To apply, please visit to www.gmprecruit.com and search for Job Reference: 17400

To find out more about this opportunity, please contact Summer at summer.thung@gmprecruit.com

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

GMP Technologies (S) Pte Ltd | EA Licence: 11C3793 | EA Personnel: Summer Thung | Registration No: R1871138

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