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Lead Direct Procurement

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Date: Dec 29, 2020

Location: Mumbai, MH, IN, 400079

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol Additives is a pioneering global supplier of chemical additives technologies including additives for engine oilsdriveline applicationsgasoline and diesel fuelother transportation related fluids and industrial lubricants. We are committed to providing value to our customers, and we understand that success comes from working together. The Lubrizol Additives team is passionate about what we do. Our customers count on us for trusted expertise,testing confidencesupply assurance and independent strength. We are looking for top talent to help inspire new ideas, create opportunities and enable the advancement of innovative technologies. We offer abundant opportunities for career growth in a challenging, collaborative environment. Learn more about how we are achieving Success Together.

 

Job Title   :  Lead Direct Procurement

Reporting : Head SCM

Location   : Turbhe (Mumbai)

Entity        : Lubrizol India Private Limited

 

Summary of the Role

 

Ensure LZAI’s  supply reliability at lowest cost to enable the UOI growth and business objectives. Develop & execute mid to long term purchase strategy for direct procurement so that the materials, supplies, and services meet its standards of price, quality and timing.

 

Responsibilities / Accountabilities:  

 

  • Develop mid to long term purchase strategy for direct procurement.
  • Understand the current and anticipated demand [Rolling forecast, Annual Plan & 5-year Trajectory]  and develop plans & inventory estimates to ensure efficient procurement & supply reliability.
  • Analyze, guide and present overall trends of purchases.
  • Explore & implement new processes to improve efficiency & effectiveness of procurement function.
  • Negotiate price & terms of purchases with the vendors based on the market insight & offered quotes. Analyze and compare final quotes, prepare proposals for management approval and then award the contract to the appropriate vendor.
  • Responsible for the related logistics [Hire & ensure services of C&F & surveyor agents] contracts.
  • Select, and manage ongoing relationships with suppliers, vendors, contractors to ensure that the organization receives satisfactory service.
  • Responsible for addressing complaints between supplier and LZAI. 
  • Manage the inflow of material as per DSI targets to maintain the inventory cost as well as supply reliability.
  • Create avenues for cost control with a focus on process re-engineering.
  • Develop alternate vendors for BCP and cost control. Work with Technology teams for alternate vendor approval. 

 

REQUIREMENTS (education, experience and competencies):

 

Education / Certification:

 

  • Chemistry Graduate Degree or equivalent

 

Experience and Skills:  

 

  • 15 to 18 years’ experience in chemical / specialty chemical procurement

 

Competencies for the Role

 

  • Strategic thinking & Innovative approach
  • Finance acumen
  • Effective Communication & Negotiation Skills
  • Acts with Integrity & Result orientation

 

 

About Us: The LZA South Asia manufacturing plant is at Turbhe, Navi Mumbai. Lubrizol India Pvt. Ltd. (LIPL) manufactures and markets fuel and lubricant additives and specialty performance chemicals for industry. With its strong technological and operational competencies, LIPL has the ability to adopt the changing needs of its customers, other stakeholders and society at large.

 

Our Employment offers you -

1. Diversity & Inclusion - Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We believe that embracing diversity, inclusion and a global mindset will be a key enabler of our success. https://www.lubrizol.com/Sustainability/Social/Diversity-and-Inclusion

2. Culture Lubrizol’s culture of accountability and empowerment drives our success. Together, we are Lubrizol: Where science excels, and people make a difference.

3. Work Life Balance - We provide flexible working schedule that empowers you to split time and energy between work and other important areas of your life successfully.

4. Benefits - We believe our employees are most important to us. We take care of our diverse workforce and a culture of inclusive engagement in the workplace. We develop and train our employees and provide flexible medical benefits to address medical urgencies. Do explore to know more.

 

 

 

 


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