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Procurement Manager - Packaging Materials


Malaysia - Development Centre

About us

Our Procurement team sources high quality materials for areas across the whole business and builds the right long-term relationships to give us the highest possible standards for the best price. This helps us maintain our competitive advantage and enables our long-term growth.

About the role

  • Ensure adherence to the Procurement Policy and Procedures.

  • Supplier price and contract/agreement negotiation.

  • Supplier Development – lead supplier development programs relevant to the Commodity Strategy.

  • Supplier Risk Management – for suppliers within the commodity, including mitigation plans and closure actions.

  • Supplier Relationship Management, Supplier Business Review, Supplier’s Scorecard and Supplier Segmentation

  • Stakeholder management and communication, primarily at a senior level, internally and externally.

  • Full commercial responsibility of Packaging Materials

  • Multi-sourcing activities - collaborate closely with Procurement Engineering and RDD/Graphic & Packaging team to implement alternative Packaging Materials.

  • Responsible for the global commodity procurement activities (end to end) of Packaging Materials.

  • Responsible for the Commodity Strategy, develop, constantly review and maintain its relevance to the Procurement Blueprint, technology roadmap, market trends and forces, both globally and within region/locality.

  • Complete supplier risk assessment including mitigation plans and closure actions,.

  • Manage supplier relationship, conduct supplier business review, complete scorecard and segmentation.

  • Commodity market intelligence – responsible for gathering and informing stakeholders of the relevant market/supplier intelligence; globally, regionally and locally.

  • Responsible for “End to End” performance of the commodity

About you

  • Degree level qualification or above.

  • Substantial experience in Commodity Management and direct material sourcing.

  • Demonstrate understanding of technical, manufacturing, testing methods and processes associated with Packaging Materials.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Excellent negotiation skills in monopolistic and competitive settings.

  • Cross-functional leadership with proven abilities in influencing people at all levels in the organization.

  • Good knowledge of legal regulations and contract setting.

  • Self-motivated, ability and drive to work independently and operates with the highest ethical standards.

  • Excellent project management skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Words and PowerPoint.


  • CIPS or equivalent qualification

  • FMCG background

  • Experience in Packaging Materials manufacturing processes.


Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition. #LI-DYSON

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.

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.