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Title:  Procurement Associate

Job ID:  18641
Country:  Philippines
City:  Malvar
Professional area:  Manufacturing Services
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

JTI is a leading international tobacco company with operations in more than 120 countries. We’re the global owner of world-renowned brands such as Winston, the number two cigarette brand in the world, and Camel (outside the US). Our global brands also include Mevius, LD and Natural American Spirit, and we manufacture the internationally recognized Logic e-cigarette brand and Ploom Tech, a major brand in the heated tobacco category. 
Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, we employ over 40’000 people across the globe. We were recently awarded Global Top Employer for the fourth consecutive year with regional Top Employer Certification in Europe #1, Asia #1, North America #1, Africa #2 and Middle East #3. This is recognition of our outstanding talent strategy, energizing culture and commitment to learning and development. 
We are a member of the Japan Tobacco Group of Companies. For more information visit  

Position Purpose

Purchase and procure all goods/ services for factory, from selecting the right supplier, getting quotation, price negotiation, to placing purchase order up to the delivery of goods/ services. Ensure best quality/ service at the lowest cost and on time delivery. Prepare procurement and purchasing related report for internal and external requirements. Ensure the goods and services supplied is fully complied with the government guidelines, JTI's EHS standard and policy.


Functional Skills

Incumbent must source materials/services requested by end user by having a pool of reliable vendors. Negotiate with vendors for the best price and delivery date. Recommend alternative methods/materials/service or new vendor to end user for cost saving purposes. Manage end user urgent request/ad hoc changes by understanding market requirements, trends or changes.



  • Work closely with suppliers to ensure and fulfill the requirements from internal customers.
  • Carry out vendor evaluation activities, including supplier’s financial background, on site visit, cross reference on service of product provided and always pay particular attention on the service or product supplied before purchase.
  • Generate and monitor monthly good receive / invoice receipt (GRIR)report from SAP to identify unbalanced entires into the General Ledger (GL) must ensure to compliance with JSOX control requirement.
  • Always keep track on the PO issued through SAP open purchase order report to monitor the status of the PO, delete any unwanted or cancelled PO (based on confirmation from end user) and keep track on the delivery time, always ensure timely delivery.


Qualifications & Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related fields with at least 3 years of experience in Purchasing, Finance, Marketing or Logistics functions. Experience working in an FMCG company is an advantage.


Skills, Competencies & Languages

Fluent English. Competent in using Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint and Word). Knowledge in SAP R3 PTP module is a plus.

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