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Outsourced Procurement Senior Manager


Supplier Relationship Management
Singapore - Technology Centre

Outsourced Procurement Senior Manager

About us

The Outsourced Procurement team manage and develop our Manufacturing Partners from contractual perspective with engagement and support from cross-functional teams and key stakeholders


The Outsourced Procurement Manager will manage all commercial contracts, cost and claim negotiations with Tier 1 suppliers while working with cross functional teams to ensure smooth operations with our manufacturing partners

  • Key liaison and PIC (person in charge) to manage the relationship between Dyson and the assigned suppliers and contract manufacturers.

  • Manage, communicate, and drive any regular and / or ad hoc tasks with the suppliers and contract manufacturers, and ensure satisfactory objectives are achieved before deadline

  • Manage, communicate, and drive regular and / or ad-hoc internal meetings and discussions with Operations, Commercial, Finance, Engineering, Project and Technical teams and ensure objectives are achieved that are in line with Dyson’s best interests

  • Review, respond and resolve any inquiries and tasks from both internal or external stakeholders in a timely and satisfactory manner

  • Proactively provide strategic advice to the management team so proper business and operational decisions can be made

  • Provide guidance and leadership to both internal and external parties in achieving targets relating to Dyson Commercial

  • Coach junior members of the team

  • Have a strong sense of "should cost"

Key deliverables

  • Driving cost negotiations on product cost, cost savings per contract, cost optimizations, and able to deliver a good result of cost savings vs target.

  • Driving commercial contract negotiations, revisions for new Tier 1 suppliers as well as existing suppliers

  • Tasks, issues, claims, communications are completed within the given timeframe, while achieving the objectives

  • Ability to work in a fast pace ever changing environment to deliver optimal solutions at prescribed time frame

  • Demonstrated leadership by providing meaningful resolutions, foresee potential issues and guide both internal and external parties in resolving these issues

  • Management of both external and internal relationships, being the first point of escalation on tier 1 supplier management from cross-functional teams

  • Team player with motivation and willingness to go above and beyond your scope of work

  • People Developer, at Dyson we believe that everyone is a key component in the team, and we continue to develop people even as we deliver programs

About you

  • Degree in Engineering with at least 10 years’ experience within the procurement function

  • Strong commercial background within a Manufacturing/ Engineering environment

  • Experienced in dealing with EMS/CM/ODM/JDM vendors

  • Profound understanding and experience of Global procurement & legal regulations

  • Excellent communicator; able to present update and challengers in a clear and concise manner. In a spoken, written, and presentation setting

  • Excellent problem-solving skills that could be applied is various settings

  • Capable in planning and project management

  • Strong business acumen, excellent data analytics skills

  • Comfortable with a fast-paced and intellectually challenging work environment, being resilient and able to handle pressure

Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.