STOP WORKING FOR A COMPANY. START WORKING FOR A LEGACY. IBM is leading the world in best-in-class hardware, software and business services, but that's only possible because we hire the best possible people to support our teams. From finance gurus, to supply-chain experts, to the HR professionals who ensure our talent pool is the deepest on the block, IBM is built on a rock solid foundation. So even if you never thought about IBM before, we were already thinking about you. IBM IS NOW HIRING PROCUREMENT TRAINEE.

1. Procurement Trainee


•Procures goods & services, develops proposal and/or negotiates contracts consistent with customer requirements.

•Responsible for supporting procurement activities within region/geography including commodities, critical technology & parts.

•Interfaces with suppliers on issues that affect supplier operations & IBM strategic issues.

•Responsible for establishing, executing & tracking project plans.

•Works within given broad objectives to improve business processes.

•Identifies and implements skill building opportunities for procurement.

•Develops short range unit plans to accomplish business unit objectives.

•Participate in activities in support of multiple business units.

•Communicates/negotiates with supplier & customer counterparts & management.

•Monitors industry to maintain awareness of current practices.

•Acts as the technical & quality interface with suppliers.

•Assures that all supplier tooling & equipment is economically justified & is capable of performing its intended function.

•Identifies repeated off-spec conditions & takes permanent action to eliminate.

•Accountable to insure that IBM business conduct guidelines and procurement practices are understood and followed, both as an individual & for any teams that the individual may lead.

•Manages IBM suppliers, business partners & customer relationships.

•Prepares presentations & technical reports for project documentation, management reports & worldwide distribution.

•Performs moderate to high risk supplier evaluations and selections of a complex nature.

•Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned.

•Knowledge is used to solve technical problems, develop broad business processes, conduct in-depth analysis and develop detailed business plans with minimal management supervision.


•Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's Degree or Professional Degree in Information Technology, Accounting/Finance, Engineering or Business/Management or equivalent with minimum CGPA 3.2 or Second Class Upper .

•Able to quickly absorb professional knowledge. Have proficient IT skills to perform job required.

•Advanced knowledge of business principles such as purchasing, business and contract law, finance and accounting.

•Able to provide clear, concise and informative written/oral communications in English.

•Good in Problem Solving, Contribution, Leadership and Negotiation Skills.

•A team player and able to work with under minimum supervision

•Comprehensive Traning Program is available for this position.

•Applicants should be Malaysian citizens or hold relevant residence status.

Join IBM and carve a career path to match your skills and aspirations. If you have the drive, we can help you stay in demand in today's dynamic business world


Closing Date: 14 March 2011 Advertisement