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Engineer – Purchase
Ref No.: 18-05692
Location: Ahemedabad, Gujarat
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 07/08/2018
Job Title Engineer – Purchase
Job Band 10 Location Ahemedabad
Job Level Associate Category Specialist Team Size NA
Unit / Department PUMPS \ Manufacturing Travel Required Yes
Reporting Manager Manager - Purchase
Job Description
Job Purpose
  • Responsible for the activities of Vendor Development, Parts Development, Cost estimation etc. Participates in New Projects and development of parts as per approved project plan.
  • Experience in handling Foundries / Machining Centre, Direct and In-direct purchasing exposure.
  • The Engineer sourcing completes the engineering steps required for localization . Deliverables range from production planning to product assembly. Tasks include evaluation, preparation, compilation, resizing, testing and delivery of the product.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities
  1. Process knowledge and hands on experience on Supplier Identification, selection & Evaluation
  2. Skills required in identifying in creating and developing supply base for castings, machining, fabrication etc.
  3. Know how on the current geographical price levels of raw materials like Iron & Steel, Copper, Castings etc and ability to take decision and suggest ways and means to reduce material input cost.
  4. Study of drawings and deciding manufacturing processes for Sample/Final procurement of parts in collaboration with approved vendors.
  5. Initiate engineering changes for cost reduction / quality improvement
  6. Support resolution of Functional / Engineering Design related issues & support engineering sign off process
  7. To take lead in providing engineering support for localization of components
  8. Work towards design solutions that reduce the variable cost of the pumps and participate in the trial of newly developed pumps
  9. Preparation of localization development Roadmap & achieving cost saving targets set.
  10. Procurement engineer must have excellent skills in negotiation, communication, and analysis
  11. To act in line with the Group's Vision, Mission, Values and company policies.
  12. To meet and exceed the internal and external customers' expectations.

Key Collaboration Partners
  1. Planning Team3. Production team
  2. Quality Team 4. Inbound Logistics Team

Job Specifications
Educational Qualification Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

Experience Preferred
  1. Must be an Engineering Graduate
  2. Should have at least 3 – 5 Yrs. of Localization experience from Manufacturing Industry.
  3. Experience in a Pumps Industry is preferred.

Key Competencies and Skills

Personal Attributes
  1. Product knowledge
  2. Technical skills
  3. Customer focus
  4. Presentation and Negotiation skills
  5. Engineering and production process knowledge
  6. Communication skills
  1. Highly Creative Individual
  2. Enthusiastic and high levels of energy
  3. Individual who gives attention to details
  4. Willingness to learn
  5. Ability to persuade and influence others