Assistant Manager Purchasing - MRO & Projects

Huntsman Corporation

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Job Description:


To manage the indirect material Purchasing activities related to all the manufacturing sites of Huntsman in India. Ensuring that EHS, Legislative and Sox requirements are met and that ongoing opportunities are identified and savings targets are set and delivered. The person will work as part of the corporate purchasing team to serve all the business.


All manufacturing units in India  i.e.  Three company owned plants & Two Tolling units, . Global sourcing of Engineering equipment and services from India in the area of  Projects, MRO, Engineering Services, capital equipment's.

No. person Reporting : 1 FTE

Key Accountabilities:

To manage proactively the indirect material Purchasing activities across all the manufacturing sites related to MRO, Services, Projects, capital equipment. Ensuring that appropriate EHS, Legislative and compliance targets are set and delivered. To support and manage the low cost country sourcing (LCCS) for global engineering procurements from India. Make strategy for cost reduction in MRO, services, common consumables through alternate sourcing and market intelligence. Establish a relationship with local site management teams, site engineering team which delivers compliance to corporate contracts and preferred supplier lists. Deliver robust regular reports of performance measures. Lead and assist in negotiations with suppliers.  Establish innovative contracts with key suppliers to deliver optimum service at minimum cost. Rationalize the supply base. Develop strong relationships with suppliers involving them in local site problem resolution. Leverage consolidated volume of all the units and drive the cost savings.

Special Features:

Manage internal and external customer relationships, to work through members of the purchasing and business management organizations in some cases external business partners in order to maintain and build the relationship and to achieve the organizational objective.

Knowledge, experience and skills required:

  • Applicants should be Engineer preferably with a PG degree in Operations Management and should have a minimum of 09 - 11 years of experience in Engineering Purchase.
  • Candidates from Chemicals manufacturing companies having experience in Purchasing, Planning, Vendor Development , Inventory Management , Export/ Import, sourcing for MRO, Plant projects, EPCM, Capital equipment, engineering services.
  • A proven leadership skill in making a significant contribution towards developing and improving the procurement function.
  • The jobholder will need to have strong concern for impact and strong results orientation, and will need to demonstrate both strategic and conceptual thinking skills and have a high degree of tenacity.
  • The candidate should have good communication and leadership skills.

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