DuPont Ext Mfg Lead Buyer India in Telangana, India
Ext Mfg Lead Buyer India (Job Number: 195582W-01)
This position is responsible for sourcing of agriculture chemical ingredients and actives from suppliers operating in India. The candidate shall lead a team of buyers responsible for suppliers’ identification, develop sourcing strategy, supplier development and selection, contract negotiation and execution with selected supplier.
Successful candidate requires a strong knowledge in sourcing chemicals as well as having a good understanding of India suppliers’ capabilities operating in the agriculture industry. Candidate must possess excellent negotiation skills and knowledge in contract manufacturing buy space and managing the execution of contract.
A people leader with experience in leading a team of raw materials buyers, and a sound knowledge in understanding sourcing processes, the ability to apply best sourcing practices such as “should cost” modelling, and understanding of contract law in India, are desirable.
Develop sourcingstrategies based on business requirements
Evaluateand invite capable suppliers to participate in RFQ
Develop supplierevaluation matrix criteria and conduct supplier assessments
Finalize supplierselection with business alignment, using purchasing matrix and financialmodelling to support your selection.
Conduct andfinalize the terms and conditions of Manufacturing Service Agreement (MSA) withselected suppliers
Driveinternal cost and sourcing execution approval to put in place MSA with suppliers,using internal six steps sourcing process and stage gate review approvalprocess
Maintain supplierIndustry knowledge and Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) and drivesupplier improvement projects
Manage ateam of buyers and provide coaching and directives to team
Support thecollection of market intelligence data on India suppliers landscape
Workcollaboratively with other global sourcing colleagues to share best practices andprocurement process improvements
Minimum Bachelor degree, major in chemical engineering / chemistry
Location :Preferably based out of Hyderabad
Minimum 8-10 years of sourcing experience preferably in the chemical industry and ability to travel as and when required, visiting suppliers to conduct suppliers’ assessment and negotiation.
Knowledge, Skills, andAttributes
Stronganalytical and negotiation skills
Basicfinancial analysis and management costs accounting skills
Abilityto work effectively in a cross functional and cross business environment.
Exhibitshigh business ethics and principle based behavior
Abilityto communicate across all levels, energetic, enthusiastic, with a positiveattitude
Teamplayer, with commitment and passion in making procurement as a life long career
Primary Location: APAC-India-Telangana-Hyderabad
Education Level: Master's Degree (±18 years)
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Experienced
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