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Specialist Purchasing Supply – Global Asset Services (GAS) Supply | Kuala Lumpur

Job No. 40364080
Work Type Full Time - Permanent
Location Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur
Categories Supply/Abastecimiento
Published | Singapore Standard Time
Applications close | Singapore Standard Time

Join our Global Asset Services Supply Team


At BHP, we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.


With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.


Come and be a part of this success.



About the Opportunity

We seek a highly motivated individual to join our dynamic team as a Specialist Purchasing Supply to provide support and assist in supervision to the team and execute Global Asset Services (GAS) Supply processes to meet operational needs in a timely and effective manner. The successful candidate should possess strong SAP and Purchasing skills to support the Purchasing Lead in achieving performance targets, as well as actively participate in ongoing process improvement initiatives.   


Key relationships that are critical for success in this role:


Internal GAS Relationships:

  • Warehouse/Inventory/Supply Planners
  • Contract Owners, Project Managers
  • Category Manager (s) / Specialist
  • End user/Purchase Requisitoner
  • Principal Purchasing Partner
  • Global Asset Services Supply
  • Global Asset Services Technology


External Relationships:

  • Vendors
  • Auditors
  • AMO Team


Key remit:

  • Demonstrate an overriding commitment to Health, Safety, Environment and Community (HSEC)
  • Ensure alignment with and compliance to internal controls including the BHP Charter and Code of Business Conduct, Group Level Documents, agreements, systems, standards and procedures
  • Personally manage a high volume of purchasing requests and associated queries from internal customers and vendors via phone, email and workflow.
  • Deep understanding of and capacity to efficiently operate within 1SAP to raise Purchase Orders, interrogate existing orders and perform other tasks in relation to customer/vendor queries.
  • Provide support and assist in supervision/training in best practice to Analyst Purchasing within the team as a “functional expert”.
  • Assist Lead Purchasing in resolving complex Purchasing issues, review of work allocation and associated regular and ad-hoc reporting activities to manage team’s performance.
  • Assist the Lead Purchasing to continuously update and improve procedures and Quick Reference Guides (QRG) documentation for the Team.
  • First point of escalation within the team for purchasing issues.
  • Actively participate in ensuring Monitoring & Controlling activities are executed and take corrective actions as required.
  • Provide assistance with internal and external audit requirements
  • Actively contribute towards achieving set performance targets and KPIs
  • Sound understanding of relevant BHP Procurement Standards and proactive application of these in all dealings
  • Develop supportive relationships with others in the team and demonstrate and promote operational discipline when executing day-to-day activities
  • Support the Supply Analysis & Improvement Team to test and roll out process improvements and system changes (steady state User Acceptance Testing)
  • Recommend improvement initiatives in existing processes, practices and systems to the Lead Supply Purchasing and Supply Analysis & Improvement team.
  • Participate in various projects, in various capacities, as required


About you

The successful candidate should possess:

  • Possess a good understanding of Procure to Pay within a high volume transactional environment.
  • 3-4 years’ experience in Purchasing within a SAP environment.
  • Exposure (and preferably hands on experience) within warehousing, inventory, repairable management, commodities and services purchasing.
  • Demonstrable experience improving processes and successfully participating in implementing within a Supply, Warehouse or Finance environment.
  • Good commercial acumen and negotiation skills
  • Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships, work with and influence a range of cross functional stakeholders.
  • Possess good communication and negotiation skills, both written and verbal.
  • Be proficiency and experience in Microsoft Office Suite, SAP Procure to Pay or similar ERP P2P processes.
  • Possess good working knowledge of process improvement processes and methodology
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision


What we offer you

At BHP, we will provide you an environment to:

  • be autonomous and support (you) to use initiative;
  • be accountable and performance driven;
  • work flexibly with a focus on outcomes, not hours;
  • problem-solve collaboratively together;
  • Activate your improvement mind set, experimentation and agile learning.



Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognize that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, clean office environment, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms


Reference Number – 40364080

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

We support flexible work at BHP.  Talk to us about the flexible working options in this team.

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