Category Lead Buyer
10 To 20

Senior Buyer for Rotary Equipment - Category Purchase with prior expertise in category management and purchase for Oil and Gas Projects for Pumps, Compressors etc

Prime Responsibilities

  • responsible for supply chain management of all the items in the particular category.
  • Provide inputs on the volume requirement envisaged for current and future to SCM management so as to enable demand estimation for consolidation of requirements
  • Participate and discuss with Supplier on Price, delivery, other terms
  • Entering into Frame Agreements for identified Items and operating the Frame Agreements
  • Identify need for Strategic sourcing / Global sourcing for select items
  • Look for competitive terms and prices from a long term business perspective
  • Maintain Supplier database of items handled
  • For Identified 'A-Cat.' Items: -Select Supplier for sending RFQs -Participate and discuss with Supplier on cost, delivery, and other terms -Provide cost estimate and expected delivery period to PPM -Selection of Supplier and entering into Back-to-Back Agreements -Verify the CBE prepared by Buyer. 'Price-Adders' mentioned in the CBE for unresolved deviations of the Suppliers shall be vetted by CLB -Identify additional Suppliers to be taken-up with Client / incorporate in the bid -Identifying Equipment scope split, if any, within the package in consultation with DEC / PPM / Proposal Manager -Conduct Parametric Study
  • Finalize Procurement Strategy for 'A-Cat' items
  • Identify Supplier for sending RFQs based on Client/ PMC Project Specific Supplier List. Review the techno-commercial deviations, offered delivery date, terms & conditions, prices and other parameters necessary for Supplier selection
  • Review the previous track-record of Supplier, existing & future work-load, shop facilities, financial status of the Supplier and other parameters necessary for Supplier selection
  • Carry out fact based negotiation with reference to the least and most desired outcomes
  • Conduct pre-qualification checks for potential Suppliers, if required
  • Lead and drive key Supplier negotiations, esp. A-Category items. Supplier selection & ordering of A-Category items
  • Identify equipment scope split within the Package in consultation with DEC/PPM / PMT
  • Participate in negotiation of other items & conditions of P.O. as required
  • Ensure ordering of all items as per project schedule meeting the TP & Delivery
  • Identify additional Suppliers to be taken-up with Client
  • Verify and approve Supplier invoices, approve Payment Request and timely payment to Suppliers
  • Manage workloads across Buyers & issue fortnightly 'Work Plans'
  • Collate the Procurement related Risks issues for mitigation
  • Review Supplier Performance evaluation Reports Shared Cross-functionally
  • Support PPM in preparation of Project procurement strategy
  • Inform PPM on problems related to price and / or constraints with respect to the TP and Project Schedule for resolution
  • Support Buyer in Supplier Issue Resolution and de-bottlenecking
  • Provide inputs & guidance to Buyer for Closing Supplier 'Change-Order'
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