Job location:
Ipoh, Malaysia
Created moment:
December 20, 2023
Job reference:
REQ - 07775

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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The Position


Job Summary

Participate in the deployment of the new ERP system (SAP) within Ipoh manufacturing sites by supporting the purchasing and procurement team in data preparation and team training. The reporting line will be to the project team during that period.
After the ERP go-live, the procurer will integrate the Purchasing and Procurement team and will be in charge of coordinating the task detailed below.


  • Create purchase requests (PR) or directly create a purchase order (PO) and send the PO to the suppliers after validation.

  • Guide the purchase requester to ensure they follow the right process and provide the right information

  • Act as a support to the requester to optimise the procurement process in order to to bring a high level of service to the operation team

  • Check / amend and validate the PR. Convert manually all PR into PO and send to approval flow

  • Day to day point of contact with suppliers regarding procurement transactions (request for credit memo, Confirm delivery date & quantity supplier acknowledgment, etc.)

  • Parameter MRP within his scope

  • Manage freight orders

  • Perform inbound / outbound deliveries

  • Send request form for registration on Supplier Onboarding platform

  • Answer purchasing questions regarding the supplier evaluation

  • Manage questions on invoices that have a PO number when the PO is not released

  • Manage PO invoice discrepancies in the vendor invoice management system (VIM)

  • Approve all blanket orders invoices in VIM

  • If needed, complete Non Purchase Order (NPO) invoice cost elements and validate the NPO before launching the approval flow

  • Create and update standard purchase info records (PIR) (price and conditions)

  • Manage blanket orders if any in scope



  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, supply chain management, engineering or related field of study 

Experience and Hard Skills : 

  • At least 5 years experience in a similar role

  • Used to work with an ERP. A previous experience with SAP is a plus.

  • Understanding of supply chain operations 

  • Computer skills required (Google tools, ERP, etc) 

Languages :

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Malay

Position Type

Full time



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