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Senior Buyer

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Job ID: R0033073
Date Posted: Oct 11, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Mission Statement

Executes material purchase requests, according to required technical specification, price, delivery schedule and terms. Ensure purchasing activities align with corporate purchasing policies and procedures under supervision.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Supplier identification: Recommends / supports in Identifying new suppliers and coordinates with relevant category team. Follows the process to qualify new suppliers in cooperation with Supplier Quality and Engineering specialists.

  • Negotiations:   Supports in negotiating agreements with main suppliers, and periodically renews pricelists, terms and conditions and feeds back recommendations for appropriate actions.

  • Contracts: Adapts corporate contractual framework to the local business needs. Recommends frame agreements to management, ensures approved contractual terms in execution.

  • Bid analysis: Analyses and evaluates bids within the scope, in order to determine the optimal value.

  • Sales support: Supports bid and proposal teams by providing relevant market information within the area of responsibility.

  • Goods received: Tracks goods received to verify appropriate delivery and ensure invoice processing as per available guidelines.

  • Supplier performance: Oversees supplier performance (on time delivery, quality, lead time), and recommends solutions / resolves performance issues within the scope.

  • Orders: Initiates supply orders in the system, confirms delivery with suppliers, monitors and tracks supplier performance to purchase order requirements.

  • Customer alignment: Aligns supplier orders with customer requirements (based on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)/project requirements) in terms of content, quality, delivery, sustainability and price.

  • Process alignment: Conducts all Supply Chain activities for all goods and services in accordance with policies and procedures. Ensures Pro-Supply global supplier relationship management platform is kept updated as defined in Pro-Supply procedure within the scope of activities.

  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your Background:

  • Graduate or postgraduate degree in any fields.

  • Basic Knowledge of SAP, Ariba, and Microsoft Package

  • Computer Skills

  • Presentation Skills

  • Analytical & creative mind

  • Attention to Details

  • Business Skills:

  • Decision-making and problem-solving skills

  • Communication skills

  • Time management and organization skills

  • Safety and integrity: Focus on safety working environment maintain personal safety, data, asset safety and work with complete integrity with zero violations.

  • Customer focus and Quality: Be Customer focused and deliver results with quality.

  • Collaboration and trust: Collaborate effectively within the team internally and externally

  • Innovation and Speed: Look at process improvements using lean six sigma concepts to drive productivity.

  • Ownership and Performance: Take complete ownership on the portfolio and deliver as per the goals.

  • Proficiency in both spoken & written English language is required.

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