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Location: Thiruvallur, TN, India
Date Posted: Oct 21, 2020

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Job Description


As a Buyer, you will provide purchasing solutions expertise, using Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development, Management to deliver maximum value. This position required expertise in Gears & Shafts and Machined bar parts. Good in technical, communication and negotiation skill is required to manage the supplier base. Should be a good collaborator with tactical skill to maintain a good relationship with internal customer and maintain the supplier base. 

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

* Responsible and accountable for development, and/or communication and implementation of a local or regional sourcing strategy
* Managing policies, agreements, source catalogs, and special purchasing programs; and supporting specific Product line(s) NPI programs
* Provide leadership for sourcing, logistics and resource management decisions
* Lead continuous improvement initiatives and new product introduction activities within Purchasing
* Liaison with corresponding Category/Platform based Buyers


Required Qualifications:

* Undergraduate degree from a college or university – or equivalent experience
* Minimum of 7 to 10 years of progressively responsible job-related experience
* Analytical, problem solving, and project leadership skills
* Fluent in English language
* Extremely strong negotiator, able to interpret, analyze and negotiate contractual cost elements
* Effective communicator, in written and oral form
* Functional leadership

Desired Qualifications:

* Fluent in multiple languages
* Experience in purchasing, logistics, manufacturing, and/or engineering
* Professional certification in Purchasing and/or Inventory Management

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.
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Oct 21, 2020