Purchasing Manager – Korean-Speaking | Healthcare Firm

Bangkok / 130K THB/Month

Our client is a large multinational company with various brands and a global market share leader in the cosmetics and beauty (cosmetics) sector. As part of a well-known Asian Multination Conglomerate with various high-end skin care and cosmetics brands sold internationally, our client now has an opening in their Thailand brand of operations for a Korean speaker to take on this crucial role in the following capacity.


The Purchasing Controller Manager’s duties and responsibilities will include overseeing the internal & budget control and process improvement, and sourcing suppliers and maintaining the relationships with new and existing ones. The successful candidate’s further responsibilities are outlined as follows:

  • Obtaining quotes from different suppliers and assessing quotes and compiling a detailed assessment of cost breakdowns
  • Negotiating price, quantity, and delivery schedules with suppliers
  • Negotiating and completes contracts with vendors for optimal cost
  • Purchasing supplies, materials, services, and parts for the company
  • Maintaining knowledge of trends, prices, buyers, and delivery conditions to anticipate future material availability; directs purchasing programs accordingly
  • Reviewing POs and contracts for compliance with company and departmental policies
  • Collaborating with sales, customer service, and logistics departments to maximize efficiency in the purchasing
  • Communicating with suppliers to resolve problems that may arise regarding delivery, quality, price, or conditions of sale
  • Developing and implementing policies and procedures related to purchasing and inventory control with a goal to maximize efficiency and optimize workflow
  • Promoting clear understanding of financial key figures and costs within Procurement and be an ambassador of compliance within the function
  • Promoting clear understanding of financial key figures and costs within Procurement, including organizing training sessions for non-specialists



  • Open to Korean and Thai Nationals
  • Qualified to bachelor’s degree level in business, or related field with a subject /coursework related to purchasing / inventory control management
  • At least 6+ years of buying, purchasing, or sourcing experience required with supervisory experience preferred
  • Experience from Beauty / Cosmetics industry is a plus
  • Understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgement
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suites and Outlook
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Sound time-management and organizational skills
  • Fluent in English, Korean and Thai


This is a unique opportunity to be involved with an established brand that has an excellent reputation in the market. The successful candidate will be rewarded with a generous compensation package and travel opportunities.

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