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Senior Procurement Manager - Metals


Singapore - Technology Centre

About us

We are looking for a Senior Procurement Manager to support us in the Metal Commodity. This role will have direct impact in creating value improvements for the business and will provide strategic commodity planning and collaborate closely with relevant cross-functional team, building robust supply solution that have optimum cost, quality, delivery, innovation performance outcomes.

About the role

  • Full commercial responsibility of Metal Commodity across all product categories.

  • Dual/Multi source activities - collaborate closely with internal and external stakeholders to implement alternative solutions.

  • Manage materials readiness to support project time plans. Coordinate with RDD, project, CPM team, and suppliers to fulfil project requirement.

  • Supplier contracting, T&C and Price negotiations.

  • Total commodity ownership, including supplier relationship management in alignment with the needs of the business, conduct supplier scorecard, segmentation and business review.  Inclusive of actively approaching the supplier market by means of investigating, scouting and screening with new or alternative suppliers.

  • Responsible for total supplier performance: measure and manage vs. key targets, compliance to agreements and implementing improvement roadmaps to address gaps.

  • Develop and execute commodity strategies to support product category requirements and needs.

  • Price management – Analyze piece part costing, quotation T&C, price change and update.

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

  • Commodity Market Intelligence – gathering and informing stakeholders of the relevant market/supplier intelligence, globally, regionally and locally.

  • This position reports into Global Commodity Group Lead for Metal, Rubber & Foam.

About you

  • Degree level qualification or above.

  • Substantial experience in Commodity Management and direct material sourcing preferably in a FMCG industry.

  • Proficient negotiator with proven abilities in influencing people at all levels in the organization.

  • Good knowledge of legal regulations and contract setting

  • Self-motivated, accurate and operates with the highest ethical standards. Be tough but fair.

  • Demonstrate understanding of technical, manufacturing and testing methods and processes.

  • Proven track record of successful Commodity Management.

  • Fluent spoken and written English.

  • Experience of lean manufacturing is an advantage.


  • Communication: You clearly communicate with everyone who needs to know.  You think about what the recipient needs and tailor your style and content accordingly.  You listen to others and ensure you’ve understood their point of view.

  • Inspire and Challenge: You’re willing to challenge assumptions and think differently.  You’re open to new ideas and seek inspiration from the environment around you.

  • Passion and Drive: You set high standards for yourself and others and consistently strive for different and better.  You’re diligent and thorough and place high importance on accuracy. You remain positive in the face of setbacks and keep pushing the boundaries of what we can achieve.

  • Flexibility and Initiative: You pre-empt problems and seize opportunities without waiting to be told. You’re an independent thinker and you take responsibility for your actions even if there’s a chance of failure.  In a changing environment you’re able to adapt plans and re focus your efforts on what the business needs.

  • Forward Thinking: You think ahead and foresee issues and solutions. You plan your time and your projects taking all factors into account.

  • Collaborative working: You consistently share your knowledge and findings with others in a clear and accessible way. You recognize that this is key to Dyson’s future success, and this is demonstrated in the way you work across projects, teams, departments, levels and continents.

  • Business Focus: You know what’s important for Dyson. You work well with key individuals and align your efforts with departmental and business priorities.


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.

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.