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Engineering - Material Management Associate (Purchasing) - Singapore Airlines

Date Posted:Nov 15, 2021

Job Detail

  • Location:
    Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time
  • Career Level:
    Entry Level
  • Experience:
  • Gender:
    No Preference
  • Degree:
  • Apply Before:
    Apr 09, 2022

Job Description

The successful candidate will be part of the Material Management Department, SIA Engineering Division. He/She will be handling duties related to Purchasing.


Key Responsibilities

  • Process outstanding purchase requisitions in SAP.
  • Source for most competitive pricing and availability.
  • Challenge vendors on price escalation beyond Purchase and Sale Agreement (PSAA), Supplier Support Conditions (SSC) or Buyer Furnished Equipment (BFE) contracts.
  • Place order to ensure spares availability via timely routine purchasing.
  • Evaluate chemicals, bulk materials, change kits and spares inventory levels, consumption, and reorder lead-time for optimum inventory stock level.
  • Track progress for delivery of spares in accordance with listed lead time and ensure completion of purchase orders.
  • Liaise with vendors to ensure delivery schedules meet operational requirements and after-sales support.
  • Ensure discrepancy reports arising from delivery of spares are investigated and resolved.
  • Review outstanding price variance to prevent holding up invoice payment.
  • Prevent aging price variance by constant monitoring.
  • Ensure availability of spares to prevent any task card withdrawals.
  • Review spares periodically for task card requirements.
  • Support User Acceptance Testing (UAT) testing.
  • Carry out other tasks as assigned by the superiors.



  • Must be familiar with SAP e.g. able to use SQ01, MB51, MMBE
  • Proficient in MS Office suite of products, especially Excel and Powerpoint e.g. able to use pivot table to perform trending and analysis and to prepare power point material
  • Support in commercial negotiation for fixed price
  • Knowledge and relevant experience of Material Management’s operations, administration and procedures would be preferred
  • Able to engage directly with vendors and line engineers on the shop floor
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Motivated and driven
  • Team player and also be able to work independently
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to work on shift


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