Purchasing Assistant

Vance Group Ltd| Date Posted: 3-Jan-2021
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Position Level:
Entry Level, Experienced
'N' Levels / 'O' Levels, ITE/ NITEC/ Higher NITEC, Diploma

Job Description


Vance Chemicals Pte. Ltd.

Vance Chemicals is a fast growing chemicals company based in Singapore. We manufacture and distribute a wide range of products sold worldwide under the Mr McKenic® and Mrs McKenic™ brand names. The Mr McKenic® family of environmentally friendly products includes all-in-one lubricants, disinfectant cleaners, contact cleaners, biodegradable degreasers and much more. For over a decade, Mr McKenic® products have been providing effective solutions for household users and business customers such as those in the oil & gas, marine, defence, automotive, airlines and manufacturing sectors.

Location: Jurong (Transport to-and-from MRT provided)


Title : Purchasing Assistant




  • Involved in daily purchasing activities; plan and execute materials purchases to ensure materials availability
  • Assist in preparation and issuance of purchase orders to suppliers  that is approved by the manager
  • Responsible for purchasing daily routines, ensuring materials are from approved vendors
  • Responsible for monitoring and updating supplier’s delivery schedule
  • Liaise directly with warehouse personnel to effectively monitor, and replenish various raw materials and packaging materials for the daily operations
  • Involved in ensuring goods and materials are timely received to meet scheduled deadlines
  • Assist on sourcing, evaluating and negotiation of materials and equipment, both locally or from  overseas vendors
  • Involved in resolving issues related with material quality, specification and quantity with vendors
  • Responsible for preparing and checking of import documents, to ensure timely customs clearance of goods
  • Negotiation on pricing, credit terms and supplier contracts, technical specification, delivery schedule
  • Review quotations and or goods on deliver documents
  • Provide administrative support of purchase and inventory
  • Ensure and maintain proper record and filing & records system in department
  • Other duties assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Diploma in Purchasing and Logistics Management, or equivalent
  • Minimum 1-2 years experience in purchasing role, is preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills , with ability to interact with all levels of staff
  • Detail oriented and able to multi-task
  • Demonstrates sense of initiative with the ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Results-oriented and able to abide by tight deadlines with a strong sense of responsibility
  • Demonstrates sense of initiative with the ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Able to start work within short notice/immediately

Please email your resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resume]. Please include current and expected salary, notice period and reasons for leaving current or past employment. 


Working Hours:

  • 8:30am - 6:00pm (Mon- Fri)
Company Overview
Vance Group Ltd