ABB Hiring | Category Specialist | Diploma/ Degree in Mechanical/ Electrical engineering |

Position – Category Specialist
Location – Vadodara, Gujarat
Exp. – 5+ year

Job description

  • Localization of GIS components – Casting/Machining/Sheetmetal/Electrical components /LCC/ CT/Fabrication.
  • Negotiating agreements with suppliers, and periodically renewing pricelists, terms and conditions.
  • Running benchmark studies for the category team and for specific sourcing initiatives.
  • Achieving KPIs set by Business – Localization content, Supplier Quality, Supplier consolidation and EM Sourcing.
  • On-boarding new suppliers in close collaboration with the respective local buyer and runs regular supplier evaluations and providing supplier reports to Businesses and Category Managers.
  • Running regional sourcing initiatives under a defined threshold. Initiating purchase orders (PO) in the system, according to the Purchase Requisitions and in alignment with standard procedures, and confirms delivery with suppliers, monitors and tracks supplier performance to purchase order requirements.
  • Fostering communication internally, externally, and between different Divisions, Business Units and Functions and supporting the implementation of PL activities and initiatives in the Region/Country through this clear communication.
  • Living ABB’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.


  • A diploma/degree in mechanical/electrical engineering with the ability to read mechanical drawings is a must.
  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience in handling sourcing of casting, Forging & machining parts, electrical components, insulators, surface treatment processes, Fabrication, Sheetmetal.
  • Good Communication Skills & Fluency in English.
  • Willingness to Travel.
  • Working knowledge of SAP.
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