Lead Buyer, Material

Hengyuan Refining Company Berhad

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This job is the Lead Buyer for Material, responsible for procurement services for HRC operations and projects. You might like this job because it involves strategic planning, market research, cost reduction, and supplier communication.

RM13K - RM16K

Port Dickson


Job Description

Responsible as a single point accountability for the successful execution of defined contracts and procurement services scope associated with one or more of HRC’s operations and/or projects.

  • Accountable for procurement of direct and indirect services required for the successful completion of the assigned department or project;
  • Support Contract Administrator in preparing of the Project Procurement Plan;
  • Participate in pre-bid and bid clarification/award meetings; 
  • Facilitate approval of purchase/award recommendations and requisitions;
  • Ensure compliance to procurement process;
  • Ensure continuous supply of required goods and materials and communicate any supply problems which may pose a risk or impact on business operations
  • Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers
  • Research and evaluate areas of opportunity and reduce costs where possible
  • Develop ideas and strategies to improve operational efficiency, add value, aid business performance and work towards a strategy of continuous improvement
  • Explore alternate sources for goods and materials
  • Responsible for procurement of Strategic Material Contract and maintenance of the contract including but not limited to supporting Business in delivery resolution to disputes on sites;
  • Support Business in carrying out periodic Business Performance Review of Strategic contractor;
  • Expedite payment process for completed services Scope of work to ensure payment on time to vendors;
  • Lead Buyer for Material during Turnaround;
  • Support Governance & Liaison Officer by ensuring Material section follows through all required templates and process via internal audit of services team
  • Lead Review of Terms & Condition of Material Contract.
  • Manage Business Process Outsourcing Vendor to manage tail end contract and manual PO’s.
  • Onboard of new staff into HRC systems, policies, processes and procedure.
  • This role when advice will be required to step in as acting Contracts & Procurement Manager.
  • Mentor and coach the Assistant Buyer to enhance their career and professional development

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s in Business, Law, Engineering, Supply Chain or other applicable field, additional 5-7 years of experience in lieu of a degree is acceptable.
  • Must have work experience in the Oil & Gas industry demonstrating an understanding of and exposure to key or procurement concepts and principles; 
  • Strong Reporting Skills;
  • SAP, Intermediate Excel and Excellent working knowledge and experience of supply chain management software; 
  • 7 years (or more) of purchasing experience, including soliciting, negotiating, drafting, formulating and administering purchase orders.


Policy Analysis
Inventory Management

Company Benefits

Service Qualification

<10 years, 20 days; >10 years, 25 days

Continuing Education

We provide confirmed employees Continuing Education Scheme for courses relevant to the business and recognized by approved institutes of learning.

Childcare Support

Monthly subsidy up to RM150 per child (Age: 3 months to 6 years) to employees who send their child to licensed Childcare center.

Optical & Dental

An annual reimbursement up to RM1,000 is allowable to cover for dental and optical expenses incurred by employee and eligible family members.

Wellness Support

Annual wellness reimbursement up to RM800 per annum

Medical Benefits

Annual limit is RM4,000 per family

Additional Info

Experience Level

10 - 20 Years of Experience

Job Specialisation

General Work, Management Trainee, Others

Company Profile

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Hengyuan Refining Company Berhad

About Hengyuan Refining Company Berhad

Hengyuan Refining Company Berhad (formerly known as Shell Refining Company (Federation of Malaya) Berhad) (HRC) was incorporated in 1960. HRC was listed on the Main Board of the then Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (now known as the Main Market of Bursa Securities) in 1962.

HRC's refining operations began in 1963 with a single crude distiller operating at a capacity of 20,000 barrels per day Today we are able to produce up to 120,000 barrels per day following several key debottlenecking and growth investments, making us the third largest refinery in Malaysia. Operating in Port Dickson, HRC boasts a team of 500 employees comprising our own and direct contract staff excluding contractors and suppliers.

In 2016, our Company underwent a transition of our major shareholder after a structured review exercise to now move into a new era and a new phase of growth. The majority shareholder of HRC is Malaysia Hengyuan International Limited (MHIL) as at 22 December 2016 with an equity stake of 51.02 percent in HRC. MHIL is wholly-owned by Heng Yuan Holdings Limited, which in turn is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shandong Hengyuan Petrochemical Company Limited (SHPC). The ultimate controlling shareholder of SHPC is Shandong Hengyuan Petrochemical Group Company Limited.


Lead Buyer, Material

Hengyuan Refining Company Berhad

RM13K - RM16K

Port Dickson


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