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Procurement Experienced Professional

Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Job ID: R0036502
Date Posted: Feb 27, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Company Name: HITACHI ENERGY TECHNOLOGY SERVICES PRIVATE LIMITED
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

General Information:

Business Information:

The Hitachi Energy Indian Operations Center (INOPC) is a competence center with around 1500 skilled engineers who focus on tendering, engineering, planning, procurement, functional system testing, installation supervision and commissioning. However, over the last decade, it has evolved to become the largest engineering hub. The India Operations Centre is a key aspect of the Power Grids business Power Up transformation program. The Hitachi Energy Indian Operations Center team at Chennai supports Hitachi Energy’s units in more than 40 countries across a wide portfolio of all the four business units in Power Grid business. To date, the team has executed engineering and commissioning for projects in more than 80 countries.

Mission Statement:

Accountable for obtaining goods/services required by the organization including: Indirect Operations (e.g., Office Supplies, Computers, Travel, Maintenance, Machine Parts, etc.). Direct Operations (e.g., Raw Materials and Services for Manufacturing, Production or Construction; Products for Retail, etc.) Procurement processes include: Product/Service Sourcing. Supplier Selection. Pricing/Terms Negotiation. Order Processing. Contract Administration. Supplier Performance Management. May include Strategic Sourcing An Experienced Professional (P2) applies practical knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience. May require the following proficiency: Works independently with general supervision. Problems faced are difficult but typically not complex. May influence others within the job area through explanation of facts, policies and practices.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Planning and executing procurement activities for projects in order to support project objective achievement in terms of cost/budget, schedule and supply quality.

  • As a member of Category Team, maintaining a primary interface with the Supply Chain Team, Sales& Tendering, Project Manager, on all SCM matters.

  • Applying project procurement procedures and planning and ensuring appropriate implementation and compliance to SCM instructions.

  • Monitoring the project procurement status and updating Hitachi ABB Power Grids project management and SCM team of any issues. Pro-actively working to resolve issues related to procurement cost, quality and delivery.

  • Ensuring that RFQ’s are issued in compliance to the sourcing strategy.

  • Ensuring cost reduction and project budget savings targets are met.

  • Managing relationships with suppliers in partnership with regional and Global Category Management teams.

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

  • Request for quotation activities during tendering and execution

  • Confirm delivery with suppliers, monitor and track supplier performance to purchase order requirements.

  • Regular follow-up with respective countries and suppliers

  • Effective implementation of e-Sourcing for categories

Your Background:

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline or business administration with 5 to 8 years of relevant experience

  • Knowledge of Electrical HV and MV equipment and experience in handling Category management for Power System domain will be an added advantage.

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