Indirect Buyer

Job Description

Position Qualifications / Requirements

·   , Must work in US time Zone i.e 5:30 PM to 1:30 am India time,  Experience in indirect equipment buying

·     Desirable to have Microsoft office ACCESS capability.

·     A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Mechanical) or its equivalent of experience industry or engineering environment.

·     A minimum of 3+ years of experience within function or industry 

·     Ability to take ownership, think independently and perform tasks with minimal supervision. 

·     Must have Lean and/or Six Sigma continuous experience.

·     Proven excellent customer service, written and oral communication and presenting to a variety of audiences in English language.

·     Advanced Microsoft office capabilities (PowerPoint, Word and Excel).

·     Demonstrate extensive knowledge and experience of purchasing fundamentals including solicitation of bids, negotiation and contract formation.

·     Effectively able to participate in or lead teams and collaboration cross-functionally.

·     Ability to assess and establish priorities for self and others, demonstrate flexibility and understand/communicate sense of urgency.

·     Self motivated, excellent problem solving abilities and proven decision making skills.

Position Responsibilities:


·     Purchase indirect capital equipments & reciprocating compressor parts for services at best savings and value for the Company and affiliates.

·     Establish working partnership and good relations with vendors.

·     Maintains the integrity of purchasing data on the computer based planning system with error free transactions.

·     Coordinates with suppliers to meet customer technical requirements and the requirements of the Project and ensures these requirements are clearly defined and communicated.

·     Participates in an effective cost improvement and savings program for purchased systems.

·     Evaluates supplier performance using the company supplier rating model, and participates in continuous improvement efforts with suppliers.

·     Supports project management efforts during the proposal and order processing stages. 

·     Develops and maintains information to keep abreast of sources, prices and technical innovations on a worldwide basis.

·     Coordinates participation of key suppliers in the technical design and manufacturing process.

·     Interacts with business unit and cost center personnel to affect the timely release of technical engineering data and subsequent technical engineering changes.

·     Complete purchasing work aligned with Company Global Purchasing Policy.

·     Adhere to accounting rules and procedures with respect to purchasing in terms of pricing, process and payments.

·     Manage vendor delivery performance of 95% or better on-time delivery.

·     Proactively prevent and manage supplier defects with each of your vendors.

·     Act as a back up to other buyers that are out of the office.

Desired Characteristics

·     Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.

·     Demonstrated problem resolution skills using collaboration and influencing skills.

·     A demonstrated "self-starter", highly-motivated and able to effectively achieve results in a largely autonomous work environment.

·     Demonstrated ability to achieve accomplishments in a fast-paced, matrix-reporting, multi-cultural environment.

·     Candidate must be fluent in writing, speaking and understanding English.

·     Highly effective and concise communication and interpersonal relation skills, including speaking and writing.

Job ID: 111838

Organization: Gas and Power

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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