Position Description

Contract Direct Materials Buyer (6 Months, Life Science, Up to $4.5K)
Job Code 19925
Job Placement Location Singapore
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  • Our Client is a well-established Life Science MNC.
  • Six (6) Months' Contract.


  • Primary responsibilities of managing Purchasing activities as well as identifying and driving various process improvement projects.  
  • The individual will report to the Singapore Purchasing Manager and will work closely with other teams such as Planning, Manufacturing, R&D, Finance and Marketing.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Execute material planning and procurement activities in a timely manner. 
  • Develop an efficient system to accurately track purchase requisition and purchase order status.
  • Proactively check on availability of suppliers’ capacity and material constraints that will cause end-to-end supply chain disruption.
  • Conduct market research to identify potential suppliers.
  • Be the primary point of contact for supplier communication/issue resolutions related to purchase orders.
  • Support sourcing activities for new product/service.
  • To take on ad-hoc tasks as and when assigned by immediate Supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Engineering or Supply Chain Management preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Purchasing/Planning or similar capacity.
  • Meticulous, have an eye for details and ability to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Great quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to think creatively to identify new and better solutions.
  • Organized, detail-oriented and a service mentality to internal customers.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership potential and ability to take up larger responsibility quickly.
  • Ability to travel when required.

Other Information:

  • Working Location: Central.
  • 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: 19925.
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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