Assistant Manager - Procurement

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Date: May 22, 2024

Location: Dahej, GJ, IN, 392130

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life.

Summary of the Role:-


  • Responsible for managing procurement function of CAPEX Expansion Projects /Facility Expansion at the optimal value (lowest optimal cost along with timely delivery, competitive advantage). Later on Support the Plant OPEX – Equipment Supplies and Services.
  • Follow established policies, procedures, and guidelines to manage and optimize procurement activities and processes.


Responsibilities / Accountabilities: -


  • Assist in managing activities of procurement department: Float enquiries, obtain quotations- Preparing and maintaining of purchase orders--Releasing POs, follow up with suppliers (equipment, supplies and services- local/imported) for timely delivery of materials.
  • Reviewing, comparing, analyzing of offers and preparation of procurement proposals for management approvals for purchase of materials and services to be purchased. Managing maintaining accurate purchase and pricing records.
  • To manage the Procurement function within SAP - working along the Corporate Sourcing guidelines.
  • Assist in Vendor rating, Contractors Performance Evaluation and Vendor Registration, updating of vendor list based on comments from the internal customers.
  • Assist to plan & schedule purchase activities to meet targets relating to quality & cost, and timely delivery by following the company's procurement policies and procedures.
  • Resolve supply, quality, service and invoice related issues with Vendors – Link between company and supplier.
  • Explore Cost saving technique/Identify alternate vendors sourcing to mitigate risk & reduce cost.
  • Contractor /Service provider sourcing: Emphasis on Safety Criteria/Ethics compliance /Due Diligence.
  • Ensure legal terms and conditions adherence by vendors/contractors/service providers.
  • Communicate Timely status order to internal stakeholders.
  • Strong Focus on to meet laid down Procurement KPI’s and Site KPI’s.
  • Regular Periodical review of open orders/Requisitions – Plan action accordingly
  • Manage ongoing relationship with supplier, vendor, contractors to ensure satisfactory results.
  • Train and educate others/users about purchasing Process / Build strong internal Customer relationships.
  • Work closely with legal department and execute service agreements and Non disclosure agreements with potential vendors and service providers.


         Requirements (education, experience, competencies and specific job requirements):



Education / Certification:

  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering.
  • Added qualification will be an advantage.


Experience and Skills:  

  • Minimum 8 to 10 years of Core procurement experience, Preferably Core CAPEX PROJECT procurement experience with a multinational company
  • Knowledge of legal Aspects of Purchasing.
  • Exposure of End to End: Procure to Pay.
  • Sound Technical Knowledge of Equipment, supplies, and services.
  • Strong Analytical and Organizational Skills.
  • Proficient with SAP.
  • Fluent in English with Strong Written and Verbal Communication Skills.

If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.

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