Senior Buyer – CRD/2527

MNC, Global leader in the Electronic Manufacturing Services industry with fiscal 2005 revenue of $7.5 billion USD, employees 55000 worldwide and several plants worldwide is looking for :

Position : Senior Buyer – CRD/2527

Location : Pune
Qualifications : B.E. Electronics / MBA Materials Management
Experience : 5 to 7 years experience in electronics manufacturing industry
Job Description :
  • Responsible for optimizing the overall cost of materials, develop supply base and Supply Chain strategies, negotiate pricing, terms and agreements for materials that are strategic or specific to the Business Unit.
  • Analyse and project component purchase prices that accurately reflect the inventory value for a financial period in Standard Costing process.
  • Assist hiring manager by participating in recruiting and hiring activities.
  • Ensure that workcell Purchasing staff are given proper training, tools and resources to execute their job functions. Develop and facilitate workcell specific training.
  • Optimizes overall cost of materials.
  • Support, execute and provide inputs to improve company SCM initiatives and strategies.
  • Improve sourcing options by working with company’s internal resources and cutomers to add company preferred and or strategic suppliers to the customer’s Approved Manufacturer’s List (AML).
  • Analyse and project component purchase prices that accurately reflect the inventory value for a financial period in Standard Costing process.
  • Provide input to determine Quoted cost to the customer that is competitive yet maximises the amount of Materials Price Variance (MPV).
  • Continously optimize MPV by reducing the cost of materials and by limiting unfavorable PPV/MPV. Work with BUM to obtain customers’ authorisation for additional expenses such as premiums on materials or freight and tooling charges incurred on customer’s behalf.
  • Monitor, track and provide feedback on suppliers’ performance on overall cost, delivery and quality.
  • Manage materials that are Business Unit specific and/or strategic.
  • Understand suppliers, their capabilities, market trend and technologies for assigned commodities.
  • Communicate company expectations to the suppliers. Conduct supplier audit/visits, certifications and performance reviews to develop and continuously improve supply base.
  • Develop Supply Chain strategies that are unique to customer or to Business Unit strategic materials. Understand customers’ business requirements and work with Purchasing Manager and SCM to determine the best approach to meet the customer needs. Influence customer’s supply chain strategies to leverage those of company.
  • Work with Materials Quote Analysts to quote new and existing materials. Frequently re-quote and negotiate to capitalize on cost reduction opportunities. Select suppliers based on overall cost and benefit including price, duty, freight, flexibility, service, performance, quality and terms and conditions.
  • Negotiate terms and conditions that protect the best interest of company and its customers.
  • Negotiate liability terms, special stocking arrangements, and other agreements that are outside of standard company terms and conditions.

Company Profile: MNC Global leader in the Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) industry, offering innovative manufacturing and supply chain solutions to world leading electronics and technology companies across a broad range of industries. From conceptual design through total product management, their design, manufacturing and post-manufacturing services are offered from facilities in the America, Europe and Asia. The company has recorded fiscal 2005 revenue of $7.5 billion USD, has employees 55000 world wide and has 45 designs, manufacturing and repair facilities worldwide. Company is dealing in the following products : Connector, Resistor, Capacitor, PCB, Interface, CPU, Microprocessor, Chip Set, Diodes, LED, Transistor, FET, Optical, Digital Arrestor, display / LCD, Varistor, Potentiometer, Relay, Jack, Plug, Cables, Switches, Inductor, Ferrite, Fuse, Transformer etc.

Interested professionals can send their resume at with present salary and subject “Senior Buyer – CRD/2527 on immediate basis.
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Thanks and regards,
M. R. Singhal
Management & Placement Consultant,
Centre for Right Direction,
24, Niyoshi Park-2
Sanghvi Nagar, Aundh
Phone : 020-25888757 / 25880170
Fax : 020-25888757
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