Upstream Purchasing Executive - Component Distribution

Functietitel: Upstream Purchasing Executive - Component Distribution
Contract type: Permanent
Locatie: Singapore
Referentie: 588150
contactnaam: Matthew Andrews
contact email:
job Gepubliceerd: March 13, 2020 17:45


What you'll do: 

Joining the team at their APAC HQ in Singapore, you will join a 30-strong team of Buyers and Commodity Managers, taking up a strategic position. they are currently looking to hire an ambitious, commercially-driven Strategic Buyer, to join their APAC HQ in Singapore and lead on upstream Component Sourcing initiatives.

With a focus on Excess-management and 'buy-back', your role will be to work with existing clients and networks to source an inventory that will then be put to market, so you will need to be able to operate and think commercially and be margin-focused, along with managing relationships with Suppliers, Vendors & Clients.

You will use your experience to source hard-to-find components, keep updated on market and product-pricing trends and as and when required, impart some of your knowledge to Junior Buyers. You may be required to travel regionally around Asia to trade events and to meet your network.

Client Profile:

Denovo's client is one of the fastest-growing electronic component brokers in the world, taking the Industry by storm by their excellent network of Vendors, Quality record and an ambitious growth plan. With their HQ in the North-east of the US, they have global offices in Texas, Mexico, Amsterdam, Munich, Singapore, HK, Korea and now Shenzhen.

They offer various different supply-chain services for shortages, End-of-Life, inventory and excess management and offer parts like CPU's, Memory, Storage, LCD's, Actives/Passives. They have around 300 people globally and are winning business and people from their competitors, due to their Sales ethos, company culture and expert Senior management.

Why apply for this role?

- Have a great opportunity to enhane your Buying career with a rapidly-growing and successful Component-broker; 

- Take up a key position, within a large team and have the autonomy to do your job the way you want to;

- Be rewarded with a competitive salary, but also an uncapped commission scheme and take your earnings to a whole new Level;

Requirements of the Role:

- Preferably you'll be Educated to Bachelor's Level;

- A minimum of 3 Years Upstream Purchasing or Sourcing experience within the Electronic Components Distribution Industry is Essential;

- You must have demonstrable experience of managing a large portfolio of Component suppliers and vendors, with the focus on gaining the best value for Money - Essential;

 This experience can come from the OEM or Franchised Distribution side, but preference will be given to those from the Broker market;

- You must have an excellent knowledge of supply-chain solutions for Excess-management, Shortage-sourcing, EOL/Last time buy etc. Essential;

- Able to work in a fast-paced, KPI-led environment and manage a high work-load - essential;

- You must be commercially-minded and driven, able to negotiate strongly with suppliers and able to maintain a strong relationship with the Sales team;

- Fluent in English, both written and oral, but preferably you will speak Mandarin Chinese, or another Asian or South-East Asian lanugage;

Why work with Denovo....

Finding your next job through Denovo means being able to explore the best Sales & Marketing positions, getting the best remuneration package and making sure we work closely together, allowing you to always make the right decision. Denovo is a mixed team of local and International Recruitment experts, with an expansive network and access to the fastest-growing markets!

If this sounds like a role you'd be interested in, please send your resume to or call +31(0)20 523 1053.

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