Specialist - Direct Purchasing

Posted 15 Mar 2024

Bangalore, Karnataka - India

Req Id 272954

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Title: Specialist - Direct Purchasing

Location: Electronic City - Bangalore

 

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY:

Provide quantitative scope information about the position that will best describe or measure its size, influence and impact on the business.  Use those relevant for the role:

 

• Procure to Pay Process

• Vendor Management

•  Ensure compliance of Purchasing Policy

 

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

  • Support ISCO- Direct Purchasing Team in the required processes for US/EUROPE region

 

ESSENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • On-time PR to PO conversion.
  • Good understanding of Procure to Pay cycle, Order management, RFQ Process & Supplier management.
  • Conduct cost analysis and make data-driven procurement decisions.
  • Follow up with vendors for timely order acknowledgement, expedite, de-expedite, cancellation, past due recovery dates and ensure timely system updates.
  • Co-ordinate with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of materials.
  • Co-ordinate with internal/external teams to process timely goods receipts, payments to the vendors.
  • Ensure timely resolution to escalations and share preventive measures.
  • Support or identify improvement projects to build efficiency & productivity.
  • Ensure to keep updated vendor material master.
  • Excellent communication skills for effective collaboration with internal teams and external vendors.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to implement cost reduction initiatives without compromising quality.
  • Lead and complete at least one strategic procurement project annually, collaborating with cross-functional teams to achieve project objectives.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with critical suppliers to ensure a reliable and strategic partnership.
  • Expert at managing complex vendors and high volume.
  • Flexible for shift timings.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or supply chain or 5-7 years of work experience in planning, inventory, and/or purchasing with ERP/MRP systems.
  • Technical proficiency with appropriate procurement systems and analytic tools.
  • Knowledge of MS office package (outlook, word, power point, excel and access)
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines effectively.
  • Should be able to handle critical suppliers.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

  • Knowledge of Procure to Pay (P2P) process.
  • Planning or purchasing experience in a similar regulated industry.
  • Knowledge of SAP systems is preferred.
  • Understanding of operations, including purchasing, materials, order processing, production processes & procedures.
  • Certification in procurement or supply chain is added advantage.

 

ESSENTIAL & CRITICAL SKILLS:

  • Excellent analytical, business process analysis and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Ability to read, follow and understand standard operating procedures for P2P.
  • Willingness to learn and quickly adjust to new tasks.
  • Excellent and effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in self-directed environment.
  • Ability to research problems using ERP systems.
  • Explore opportunities to integrate technology solutions for improved procurement processes.
  • Highly motivated and results oriented.
  • Customer focus and Quality: Be Customer focused and deliver results with quality.
  • Proactive problem-solving skills to address issues in the procurement process.

 

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