Job Details

: commodity buyer
: Commodities
: 6 - 8 Years
: Chennai
Commodity Buyer

This position exists to receive requirements and execute all BOM purchasing for the assigned commodities including ,
supplier engagement and supplier negotiations with the objective of meeting all BOM purchasing requirements of the said organization
for the assigned commodities with in the limits of organization requirements & sectional strategy
Total purchase annually : 5cr   
Hiring decision up to    : Head of Sourcing /Business Head
Direct Reportie's : NIL
Indirect Reportie's : NIL

Operating networks   Internal         External
              Head of Sourcing Vendors/ Suppliers/ Customers
              Design Team
              Project Team    Testing Agencies
              Control Team
Min requirement
Education  : DME/ BE ( Mechanical or Electrical)
Experience  : 6 to 8 years of experience in Purchasing of Automotive & EV segment

Knowledge & Skills
        Technical : Thorough Understanding of purchasing & Quality concepts
Thorough Understanding of Raw materials like flat bar, Round bar, Channels, Tubes,
                         Machining, welding's, Laser cutting, Press Parts, manufacturing process  & said commodity vendor base
                         EV electrical knowledge 
: Should have handled min 40 to 50 vendors
  Skills        Negotiation
Commercial mind set
Analytical Skill
Communication Skills
Decision making
Areas of Responsibility ( Key Responsibility )
1 Undertake the planning & Execute for the BOM purchasing in terms of Volume, cost targets within the given lead time for assigned commodities.
2 communicate to business intend to vendors, Including product to be manufactured/made available, cost, quality & delivery schedule.
3 Get involved in negotiation with supplies on cost, quality & service level & minimize the financial & other Risk
4 Conduct the clean sheet costing to provide the input to cost justifiable
5 Review the agreement and contracts
6 Issue PO's suppliers with due approval from Global Head - SCM/ Relevant stakeholders depending upon 
        the guidelines and authorization limits set by the organization
7 Drive the VAVE projects, other cost saving measures & Control the cost.
8 Recommend to team on which vendor to be upgrade as per the strategic out look of the function