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Tactical Purchasing Specialist



Pune, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Job Description

Job Summary:

If you are a Supply Chain professional, Emerson has an exciting offer to you! The Tactical Purchasing Specialist will ensure the Material Availability at Isolation Valve (ISV) Plants by ensuring 95% Request Date Service Level (RDSL), Exception Management and 95% Purchase Requisition (PR) to Purchase Order (PO) within Turn Around Time (TAT) to support the Global ISV Supply Chain organization.

In this Role, Your Responsibilities Will Be:

  • Extracts Open PO Report - Convert PR to PO
  • Collaborates with suppliers for PO acknowledgement and confirmations
  • Updates ERP with confirmation dates
  • Communicates with the plant on specific queries related to PO
  • Checks the supply/demand and decide items for release to replenish stock
  • Implements exception messages in SAP, Oracle, plant ERP (Expedite, Defer, etc)
  • Liaises with Suppliers for deliveries, maintain promise dates and order confirmations
  • Collaborates with Global Stakeholders including Category Managers, Production & Inventory Control Manager and Value Stream Managers for Material Availability.
  • Leads Supplier Relationship Management process with internal and External supplier in collaboration with SPE (Supplier Performance Engineer) & Category leaders to improve supplier RDSL.
  • Collaborates with finance for Supplier On Time payment.
  • Completes Material Master Set up and associated activities
  • Requisition to PO Conversion for MRO Items
  • Validate Supplier Lead Times based on the Lead times for delivery
  • Coordinates Material Master Data Audits in the ERP
  • Communicates with Plant/Site Buyers on the actions and resolutions
  • Supports Team to prepare monthly/quarterly/annual management reports for Customer and Suppliers
  • Raises supplier delivery issues to PIC Manager (Supply Chain Manager) and Planning team
  • Stay up to date on Parked/blocked invoice report and resolve discrepancy’s in a timely manner to ensure
  • Negotiates with vendors to acquire the best cost (as applicable) and delivery requirements while supporting inventory turns

Who You Are:

You quickly and decisively take action in constantly evolving, unexpected situations. You actively seek input from pertinent sources to make timely and well-informed decisions. You facilitate an open dialogue with a wide variety of contributors and partners.

For This Role, You Will Need:

  • Minimum 5 to 10 years of professional experience in Purchasing / Procurement / Supply Chain or Casting, Forging, Machining
  • Knowledge in Strategic sourcing methodology, supply chain management, contracting, procurement, and supplier management skill.
  • Experience working with ERP systems like SAP or Oracle.
  • Excellent digital literacy and a technical proficiency that includes significant data gathering skills, expertise, interpretation, and reporting for the Supply Chain organization.
  • Strong problem solving & analytical skills with expertise in data analysis and management (Advanced Excel, Tableau, Power BI, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Access, PowerPoint, SQL).
  • Self-motivated

Preferred Qualifications that Set You Apart:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Business Management or any related field.
  • Experience in Project Management and Project Management certification are an added advantage
  • Working Hours: 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM, 6:00 AM to 3:00 PM or 4:30 PM to 1:30 AM

Our Offer to You:

By joining Emerson, you will be allowed to make a difference through the work you do.

Emerson's compensation and benefits programs are designed to be competitive within the industry and local labor markets. We also offer comprehensive medical and insurance coverage to meet the needs of our employees.

We are committed to creating a global workplace that supports diversity, and equity and embraces inclusion. We welcome foreign nationals to join us through our Work Authorization Sponsorship.

We attract, develop, and retain exceptional people in an inclusive environment, where all employees can reach their greatest potential. We are dedicated to the ongoing development of our employees because we know that it is critical to our success as a global company.

We have established our Remote Work Policy for eligible roles to promote Work-Life Balance through a hybrid work setup where our team members can take advantage of working both from home and at the office.

Safety is paramount to us, and we are relentless in our pursuit to provide a Safe Working Environment across our global network and facilities.

Through our benefits, development opportunities, and an inclusive and safe work environment, we aim to create an organization our people are proud to represent.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their unique experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas and diversity of thoughts, that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.

This philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Emerson.

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