Regional Procurement Manager (SEAP)

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Application start date: Nov 30, 2023

Location: Klang, 10, Malaysia

Company: Konecranes

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. 

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.





Position Overview:

We are seeking an accomplished Regional Procurement Manager to lead our procurement efforts across the SEAP region. The ideal candidate will bring extensive expertise in strategic procurement, supplier relationship management, and sourcing within the APAC market. As the Regional Procurement Manager, you will be responsible for crafting and executing procurement strategies, cultivating supplier partnerships, and driving cost-saving initiatives tailored to the region. This role requires exceptional leadership, analytical, and negotiation skills to effectively achieve our procurement objectives.

Key Responsibilities:
•    Develop and execute procurement strategies for the SEAP region.
•    Manage supplier relationships, contracts, and negotiations.
•    Lead and mentor a team of procurement professionals.
•    Optimize sourcing for cost efficiency and quality.
•    Monitor procurement spend and implement cost-saving measures.
•    Mitigate supply chain risks and disruptions.
•    Collaborate closely with global and BA procurement teams, as well as internal stakeholders in SEAP countries.
•    Enhance procurement processes and tools for efficiency.
•    Ensure strict adherence to relevant regulations, company policies, and ethical standards in all procurement activities.


•    Bachelor's degree in relevant field; MBA is a plus.
•    5+ years' procurement experience, 3+ years in leadership.
•    Strong negotiation, communication, and problem-solving skills.
•    Proficiency in procurement software and ERP systems.
•    Familiarity with SEAP markets and cultures preferred.
•    Willingness and ability to travel extensively within the APAC region.


•    Competitive compensation package with performance-based incentives.
•    Comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement plans, and wellness initiatives.
•    Opportunities for career growth and advancement within a dynamic organization.
•    Inclusive and collaborative work environment that values innovation, diversity, and continuous learning.


Location: Any country in SEAP region, preferably in Malaysia

Reporting to: Vice President, Equipment, APAC


Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination.

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