Atlas Copco (India) is Hiring | Senior Buyer |

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Position – Senior Buyer
Company – Atlas Copco (India) Ltd.
Location – Chakan, Pune, Maharashtra, IN

Job description

The Role

Mission of Excellence in Sourcing commodity, meaning

  • Quality à as per specifications and requirements,
  • On-time delivery,
  • Cost leadership,
  • Volume Agility vs workload fluctuation needs,
  • Lean sourcing process,
  • Compliance with company policy, code of conduct, laws and regulations
  • Meet internal and external customer requirements.

Report to

  • Hierarchically to the Head of Sourcing PC Chakan
  • Functionally to the Business Unit Sourcing Manager-HPT and HHH

Vision 2021

  • Meet and exceed the defined goals for Quality, Delivery and Cost.
  • Look for innovative solutions to drive suppliers towards the company goals.

Main responsibilities/What you will do.

  • Define a sourcing strategy for the assigned commodity portfolio which would strategically benefit the supply chain.
  • Evaluate the capabilities of proposed new suppliers in conjunction with key business stakeholders in the internal Supply Chain (local, regional, global) with the responsibility for approving or rejecting for use.
  • If required, initiate agreements for key commodities including compilation of the scope, evaluating submissions, negotiating favorable costs and award the qualified suppliers.
  • Undertake supplier visits, compiling visit reports upon completion, and developing process improvements to the internal supply chain, including better utilization of supplier systems.
  • Regularly benchmark the existing supply base and challenge the competitivenes of exsiting suppliers.
  • Anticipate potential risks to the supply chain based on suppliers’ financial health, capacity, change in business profile, regulations, etc.
  • Work with/support SQA to improve existing supplier systems in activities such as implementation of “Poka Yoke”, automation, lean manufacturing, etc.
  • Push suppliers to achieve defined PPM and delivery levels.
  • Negotiate with suppliers to achieve manufacturing & aftermarket goals including Zero Based Costing.

General responsibilities

  • Respect & Contribute actively to the SHE procedures (Safety, Health, Environment)
  • Promote ideas for continuous improvement & innovation
  • Interact on-time, with transparency & commitment with colleagues & managers
  • Maintain respectful relationship with all contacts.
  • Promote Group Core values: Interaction, Commitment, and Innovation in order to reach the vision “First in Mind – First in Choice”.

Personality requirements

  • Ability to effectively lead decision-making process for cross-functional team to ensure company goals and our customers’ needs are met.
  • Excellent communication and exposure to working in a multicultural environment.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Able to deal with deadlines, being Customer Oriented.
  • High ability to work in teams
  • Problem solving capability, ownership, never give-up attitude
  • Reliable & organized in your work
  • Positive attitude, constantly raising the performance bar
  • Undisputed business ethics vs supplier & adhere to “Business Code of Practice”.
  • Willingness to travel.

Experience / Educational requirements

  • Bachelor of Engineering background (Mechanical, Production) is preferred not necessary.
  • 7 to 10 years experience in Strategic Sourcing/Purchasing/Procurement.
  • Background in automotive sector is preferred.
  • Able to read a technical drawing with tolerances & specifications,
  • Experience in Machining, Rubber, Plastic and Fabrication commodity is favored.
  • Knowledge in supply chain processes and manufacturing process is a plus.
  • Use of IT tools like CAO, ERP (BPCS), MS-Excel, SRM (Be2Net, Qlikview)
  • Fluency in English is a must.

City – Chakan, Pune

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At Atlas Copco we believe in challenging the status quo, always looking for a better way. Our leading-edge technology enables us to innovate for a sustainable future. 
We believe that people make it happen and with us you are empowered to act.  Your ideas can make a real difference and contribute to the quality of life for people everywhere.
We offer  a wide range of interesting job roles and many opportunities to grow. This is where it begins –  Join us at the Home of Industrial Ideas.

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