Sourcing Specialist

Sourcing Specialist

Kone México | Petaling Jaya, 10, MY

Posted a month ago

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Did you know KONE moves over one billion people every day? We employ over 60,000 driven professionals in over 60 countries worldwide joined together by a shared vision. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, it is our mission to improve the flow of urban life.

Why this role?

KONE Malaysia is embarking upon an exciting growth phase and as such we are seeking Sourcing Specialist to join our Area Sourcing team in Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Sourcing Specialist supports Unit Sourcing Manager in executing sourcing plans for a specific unit working closely together with other functions in the same unit. He/she identifies local sourcing opportunities, manages supplier tenders, acts as contract owner for selected suppliers and manages related supplier relationships. He/she also supports individual customer projects with their specific needs and supports finding the optimal supplier set-up for these projects.

Being part of a global organisation that actively supports your career and internal promotions, means that for the right person, this critical role could be the next step in a fantastic career at KONE.

What will you be doing?

Customer Projects
Defines source plans for customer projects and works closely with the project team to understand real customer needs
Runs RFQs for customer project specific materials and negotiates contracts with suppliers for customer projects
Advises customer facing roles on preferred suppliers and decides on suppliers for customer projects
Savings performance in sourcing projects and savings data accuracy
Product or service cost reduction or product cost model contribution in own area of responsibility
Sourcing Pre-to-post contribution in own area of responsibility
Cost development in own Area/unit/category of responsibility in comparison with business drivers (e.g. spend, FTEs, units delivered, etc.)
Contract coverage % and quality in area of responsibility
Compliance with contract owner tasks in alignment with KONE supplier segmentation
Supplier quality/performance (e.g. EFR) and/or on-time delivery
Quality of supplier segmentation and classification management jn own area of responsibility
Compliance to internal control requirements
Are you the one?
Excellent in communication
Minimum Degree in Business or other related educational backgrounds
Stakeholder management skills
Change management skills
Project management skills
Supply market understanding in own area of responsibility
Supplier tendering and negotiation skills
Contracts management knowledge
Supplier relationship management skills
Supplier performance and quality management
Knowledge of technology or systems in own area of responsibility
Possesses a service mindset
Willing to travel
Able to work in a fast-paced environment
What do we offer?
Career progression with opportunities within a global organization
Total reward elements that engage and motivate our employees and help us make KONE a great place to work
Comprehensive learning and development programs covering a wide range of professional skills
You are surrounded by fun colleagues and a lively working environment. The best part is all leaders are great and open-minded
Click on apply if you have a passion for meeting up with people and a desire to make an impact in the elevator and escalator industry.  


Wir bei KONE konzentrieren uns auf die Schaffung einer innovativen und partnerschaftlichen Arbeitskultur, in der wir den Beitrag jedes einzelnen wertschätzen. Die Mitarbeiterbindung ist für uns ein Schwerpunktbereich und wir ermutigen unsere Mitarbeiter, sich einzubringen sowie Informationen und Ideen auszutauschen. Nachhaltigkeit ist ein integraler Bestandteil unserer Kultur und der täglichen Arbeit. Wir befolgen ethische Geschäftspraktiken und haben es uns zum Ziel gesetzt, eine Kultur des Miteinander aufzubauen, in der Kollegen einander vertrauen und sich respektieren und in der gute Leistung anerkannt wird. Als Unternehmen, das einen großartigen Arbeitsplatz bietet, sind wir darauf stolz, eine Vielzahl von Erfahrungen und Möglichkeiten anzubieten, mit deren Hilfe Sie Ihre beruflichen und persönlichen Ziele erreichen und ein gesundes, ausgeglichenes Leben genießen können.

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