Head of Buyer (JR0021462)

Jawatan Kosong Head of Buyer (JR0021462) di [SYARIKAT]


Are you an experienced Procurement / Buyer Manager looking for a new challenge? Look no further! Join us at airasia Grocer, one of our cutting-edge business ventures, and be part of a thriving team that is revolutionizing the way people shop for food.

airasia Grocer was recently established to connect farmers directly to businesses, leveraging on airasia’s network of air and land logistics capabilities to reduce the gap between farmers and businesses. Today airasia Grocer has grown to be a trusted food supply partner for importers, distributors, supermarket chains, hotels, restaurants, central kitchens and NGOs.

As the Head of Buyer, you will report directly to the Head of Supply Chain, playing a crucial role in negotiating top-quality products, ensuring seamless demand planning, and cultivating strong partnerships with farmers and traders. You will oversee both the B2B and B2C segments, driving strategic development and optimizing the buying process to secure the perfect combination of price, quality, and service for our organization.

Your main focus will be leading and managing our partnerships with grocery owners and suppliers. We believe in the power of relationships, and your ability to engage with grocery brand owners and foster strong connections will be instrumental in our success.

If you’re ready to take your procurement expertise to new heights and make a significant impact in the industry, we want to hear from you. Join us at airasia Grocer and be part of a game-changing team that is reshaping the future of food retail.


  • We are seeking a passionate individual to collaborate closely with our Head of Supply Chain in shaping a fresh and innovative buying strategy. As part of our dynamic team, you will have the opportunity to explore both outsourced and direct-to-brand models, revolutionizing the way we approach procurement.
  • Believing in the power of strategy, you will not only help craft our buying strategy but also lead its execution. Upholding the values of anti-bribery laws and promoting transparency in work processes will be paramount. You will be instrumental in instilling these values within your team, ensuring a culture of integrity and excellence.
  • Your keen eye for market trends will be essential as you identify successful product offerings and collaborate closely with our platform team. Together, you will curate an enticing selection, constantly fine-tuning our offerings to meet the evolving needs of our customers.
  • A strong partnership with our Commercial team will be key, as you work hand in hand to drive promotional initiatives with farmers and traders. This collaborative effort will help us showcase the best deals and create a mutually beneficial ecosystem.
  • As a leader within the team, you will be responsible for ensuring smooth operations and contributing to the training and development of your fellow team members. Compliance with legal regulations and best practices will be a top priority, including any relevant certifications or guidelines.
  • Taking ownership of the buying process, you will develop comprehensive plans and strategies to achieve ambitious targets. Effective resource management and adherence to budgetary controls will be crucial for success.
  • Nurturing a high-performing team will be a key aspect of your role. This will involve recruitment, training, goal setting, performance management, and providing general support to team members. Together, we will strive to exceed expectations and achieve remarkable outcomes.
  • In addition to your core responsibilities, you will also provide support to other departments, leveraging your expertise in buying processes and addressing related issues. Our startup environment thrives on a cross-functional attitude, so your willingness to lend a hand to other teams when needed will be greatly appreciated.


  • With at least 5 years of experience as a buyer or within a procurement team in the grocery/food vertical, you will bring valuable insights and expertise to the table. This is your opportunity to unleash your potential and make a significant impact in a fast-paced environment.
  • Located in Petaling Jaya, you will have the chance to demonstrate your advanced computer skills, showcasing your prowess in utilizing various tools and software to streamline operations.
  • Attention to detail is your superpower, and your exceptional analytical skills will be key in navigating complex procurement processes. Proficiency in office productivity tools such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Google Suites will enable you to excel in this role.
  • As an effective communicator, you possess fluency in both written and spoken Bahasa Malaysia and English. Your ability to articulate ideas and collaborate across diverse teams will set you apart.
  • We believe in going beyond the ordinary, and we seek courageous and creative individuals like you.
  • our previous experience in an e-commerce environment will be an advantage as you navigate the dynamic landscape of online buying.

We are all different – one talent to another – that is how we rely on our differences. At AirAsia, you will be treated fairly and given all chances to be your best.We are committed to creating a diverse work environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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Maklumat Tambahan Jawatan Kosong

Tahap Pekerjaan : Senior Executive
Kelayakan : Manufacturing, Purchasing/Material Mgmt
Pengalaman Kerja : 5 years
Jenis Kerja : Full-Time
Pengkhususan Kerja : Manufacturing, Purchasing/Material Mgmt / 510, 140

Maklumat Syarikat Majikan, [SYARIKAT]


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We started off as just an airline, but today we are now something much, much more. From a network of gateways and getaways, our businesses now include making logistics and banking more accessible (Teleport, BigPay), linking farms with businesses (airasia grocer), and offering online tech education and entrepreneurship (Redbeat Academy). airasia Super App, our one-stop travel, e-commerce and fintech platform, offers more than 15 lines of products — from travel to lifestyle to finance, there is something on airasia Super App for everyone.

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Maklumat Tambahan Syarikat [SYARIKAT]

Saiz Syarikat : More than 5000 Employees
Masa Pemprosesan Permohonan : 11 days
Industri : Aerospace / Aviation / Airline
Elaun dan Lain-lain : Dental, Education support, Medical, Loans, Sports (e.g. Gym), Vision, Regular hours, Mondays – Fridays, Casual (e.g. T-shirts), Travel benefits
Lokasi : Petaling Jaya