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Engineering - Civil, Engineering - Other, Procurement / Supply, Supply
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LEIGHTON ASIA, established in 1975, is a leading international construction company, delivers a portfolio of high-profile infrastructure projects throughout Asia, operations specialize in civil engineering and infrastructure, rail, roads and tunnels, as well as building works.

We are a member of the CIMIC Group, one of the world’s largest leading international contractors and the world’s largest contract miner. Our Group Principles are Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery. Safety is more than a Principle, it underpins everything we do.

As a leading construction provider, Leighton Asia is what it is today because of our people. Our people are the key asset driving the business. One of the Group’s highest priorities is to create a rewarding, challenging and safe workplace for all our people.

We invite high-calibre candidates to fill the following position in Singapore.



Job Duties

  • Create draft procurement schedule based on the project plan and seek approval from supervisor
  • Forecast procurement needs based on on-going inputs from the construction team; Update procurement schedule to reflect the same
  • Identify opportunities for developing direct buying relationship with manufacturers to minimise transaction costs
  • Prepare procurement reports on a monthly basis and share with supervisor for review
  • Understand product specifications shared by the engineering/construction team; seek clarification on commercial aspects from supervisor as required
  • Identify prospective suppliers globally; Evaluate prospective suppliers on product cost, availability, specifications, delivery timelines and payment terms & conditions; Seek approval from supervisor on shortlisted suppliers
  • Conduct negotiations with shortlisted suppliers with respect to product cost, delivery charges, delivery timelines and payment terms & conditions in line with project requirements
  • Set and monitor minimum stock levels in the warehouse
  • Coordinate with Quality team for sample testing of products
  • Close PO on successful completion of both quality and quantity checks
  • Follow-up with suppliers on incomplete delivery and/or product specification/quality mismatch for high-value orders; Provide any support requested by the subordinate for lower value orders
  • Validate acceptability of delay with construction team; Select alternate supplier for completion of the PO to meet timeline requirements
  • Perform market research to look for alternative products with lower cost and/or shorter delivery lead times
  • Coordinate with quality/ engineering/ construction teams for inspection and approval of product quality
  • Monitor actual product usage against initial forecast/requirements; Seek clarification from project teams on major gaps and highlight the same to supervisor
  • Monitor and track hired equipment with respect to critical information such as off-hire date, on-hire date, movement date, hiring terms and conditions, penalty for loss/damage, etc.
  • Oversee repair and maintenance of products before off-hire date, for returning to supplier/vendor in proper condition and avoiding penalty
  • Monitor critical parameters for pre-owned equipment (e.g. manufacturing year, specifications, resell value, etc.) prior to purchase;  Coordinate with manufacturer for timely maintenance and/or warranty services, if applicable

 Job Requirements

  • Diploma in Logistics Management or Degree in Civil Engineering/Supply Chain Management
  • Possess at least 5 years of relevant work experience in the construction industry 
  • Knowledge of inventory management concepts and procedures
  • Possess good communication skills and able to work under minimum supervision 


Interested parties, please apply with full resume stating present and expected salary in your application.  By submitting your personal data for recruitment purposes, Applicants understood and agreed that the Company may retain such personal data up to a period of two years for the recruitment of any suitable position within the Company.

Information provided will be treated in strict confidence. Applicants who are not invited for an interview within 8 weeks may consider their application unsuccessful for the applied post.

For more information about Leighton Asia, please visit our Leighton Company Website.

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