ABB is Hiring | SCM Specialist |

Position – SCM Specialist
Company – ABB
Location – Bengaluru, Karnataka

Job description

Take the next step in your career at ABB, working in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

ABB Installation Products provide customers with engineered installation and safety solutions, which are easier to design, install, and maintain – providing a sustainable and superior performance for continuous operation throughout their life span.

This is an SCM Specialist role, reporting to the Global Category Manager-Casting in Electrification Business located in Bangalore and will be responsible for all the activities encompassing supply chain/sourcing and cost reduction projects (as assigned) from the region supporting to global plants. You will be also responsible for project management, vendor identification and qualification, development activities including quality-related coordination, and all the activities shall be done as per the Divisions and ABB SCM functional guidelines.

Your responsibilities

  • Implementing various sourcing initiatives & projects focused on Cost Reduction (CR) targets.
  • Applying and implementing ABB SCM (Supply Chain Management) standards, tools, and processes in a multi-business organization.
  • Directing supplier selection for various commodities and managing vendor development.
  • Engaging closely with critical suppliers for discussion on performance, planning, pricing, and future development activities.
  • Negotiating agreements with suppliers to manage inventory, quality, cost, and obtaining the best terms & conditions for ABB.
  • Leading internal cross-functional efforts to identify and quickly implement cost-reduction activities.
  • Coordinating efforts of inter-company global sourcing teams focused on reducing cost through utilizing purchasing leverage, standardization, technology changes, and overall market knowledge.
  • Participating actively in commodity teams with various representatives to drive commodity strategies and meet performance objectives.
  • Coordinating First Article Inspection (FAI), Production Run Inspections (PRI) for various materials against projects in partnership with a quality team.
  • Conducting vendor evaluation/qualification audits and plan vendor development programs.
  • Communicating with global SCM and commodity teams on various projects on aspects related to quality and SCM.
  • 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.

Your background

  • Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or an additional course in Supply Chain Management would be preferred.
  • 5-10yrs experience in a reputed company in SCM.
  • Low-Cost Country (LCC) sourcing experience would be an added advantage (South East Asia etc.)
  • Commodity management in various engineering commodities/materials.
  • Experience in supplier audits, supplier qualification, supplier performance monitoring, and driving for continual improvement.
  • Good awareness & working knowledge of SCM processes/systems.
  • Good manufacturing process knowledge of various commodities like castings, stamping, machined parts, plastics, plating, etc.
  • Knowledge of the production part approval process and First Article Inspection.
  • Exposure to quality systems and standards/processes.
  • Knowledge of sustainability audits for suppliers.
  • Demonstrated cost reduction track record with substantial savings coming from LCC sources.
  • Excellent analytical capabilities to analyze commodity & business-relevant supply markets.
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize commodity trends and develop strategies to mitigate inflation risks & strategies to optimize deflation.
  • Ability to travel frequently within India.

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Bring your very own sense of pride and purpose as you help us drive forward the Fourth Industrial Revolution – creating a sustainable future for our planet, and your career. Join ABB and harness the power of our diverse global network, as you collaborate with and learn from our world-class teams. Above all, challenge yourself every day. Let’s write the future, together.

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