Strategic Sourcing - Indirect Purchasing

8 - 11 Years

What will I be doing at Ather? 

  • Strategic Sourcing professional with experience in Mechanical, Electronics or Electro-Mechanical Box-Build categories who have high technical expertise and outstanding business acumen and is willing to partner with the organization in innovation and excellence.
  • You will have to negotiate with vendors for goods and services, negotiating the best possible price an service guarantee for the organisation. 
  • You will have to negotiate best vendor terms, pricing and delivery based on specific budget and schedule requirements.
  • As part of the entire ownership, you will have to secure supplier selection which brings in process and execution technologies that align with the organization’s product and technology roadmaps.
  • You should establish corporate purchasing policies and ensure compliance.
  • You will be expected to develop new supply sources where vendors are inadequate, in the space of corporate requirements, Viz. F&B, IT, Services etc 
  • You will have to examine bids and make awards.
  • You will have to establish account / credit and terms and tract it.
  • Negotiate blanket purchase orders when appropriate and monitor cost during the time period.
  • Check requisitions for appropriate approval and account numbers.
  • Trace delinquent arrivals from purchase orders.
  • You will have to comply with safety and corporate guidelines and business ethics per company policy.
  • Adhere to all purchasing policies, processes and procedures.
  • Carry out warehouse and inventory control policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.


What kind of experience & skills do I need for this role?  

  • Be strategic and think creatively
  • Have excellent analytical & negotiation skills
  • Be proactive and take the initiative
  • Have an ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams
  • Have an ability to communicate effectively with clarity, both in direction and in details
  • Have an ability to execute and deliver on commitments, identify risks early and proactively mitigate them
  • Experience in industries such as Automobile, Aerospace or other related manufacturing industries


What should I have graduated in?

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Operation or Supply Chain Management


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