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Manager - Procurement

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Date: Mar 11, 2023

Location: Dahej, GJ, IN, 392130

Company: Lubrizol Corporation


The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.


Summary of the Role:-


  • Responsible for managing procurement function ESS Activities (Equipment, Supplies and Services). Overall site indirect & CAPEX procurement – Effective plant uninterrupted operations.


Responsibilities / Accountabilities:  

  • Manage the Site ESS Procurement function within SAP- working along the Corporate Sourcing guidelines and procedures.
  • Obtain quotations- Preparing and maintaining of purchase orders--Releasing POs, follow up with suppliers for timely delivery of materials.
  • 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/records/Due Diligence.
  • Ensure legal terms and conditions adherence by vendors/contractors/service providers.
  • Manage Site CAPEX Project procurement activity. (As and when Need arises).
  • Analyze, guide and present overall trends of purchase.
  • Explore and implement new processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness of procurement.
  • Coordination and resolve problems with end user departments and suppliers.
  • 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
  • Represent Procurement Function during various site Audits / functional Compliance.
  • Manage ongoing relationship with supplier, vendor, contractors to ensure satisfactory results.
  • Support Local Raw Material procurement (On need based basis).









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


Education / Certification:

  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering.
  • Post-graduation in management qualification will be an added advantage.



Experience and Skills:  


  • Minimum 15 years of Procurement experience, preferred with a multinational company.
  • Exposure of End-to-End process: Procurement to Payment.
  • Sound Technical Knowledge of Industry Spare parts.
  • Problem-solving approach
  • Techno-commercial expertise



Competencies for the Role:


  • Honesty & Integrity

Does what is right to achieve organization success, supports others who do so


  • Collaboration - Managing Multiple Internal & External Stakeholder

Builds and maintains productive working relationships across Lubrizol


  • Delivers results - Handling Multiple Priorities / Tasks

Demonstrates a sense of urgency and strong commitment to achieving goals; creates effective plans that ensure deadlines and budgets are met


  • Communicates effectively

Delivers clear, concise, accurate, effective, messages; actively listens to others and freely shares relevant information

While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company.  We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

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