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Company overview


CK Birla Group The CK Birla Group is known for long-lasting business relationships, many of which have been built over decades of collaboration. Our associations with customers, technology partners and sales partners are defined by trust, mutual respect and outstanding teamwork.

Strong collaboration underlines all our partnerships. For instance, we have signed two joint-venture agreements with the PSA Group to produce and sell vehicles and components in India by 2020. This partnership will bring state of the art technology for an eco-friendly and safe new product range in line with future industry norms and customers’ expectations. We manufacture entire engines for Daimler—the first time the automotive major has trusted a partner with such a responsibility. We own multiple Superbrands, thanks to enduring customer goodwill. We work closely with alliance partners in IT, including SAP and Oracle. Our technical collaborations include a more than 30-year association with BRENCO for railway equipment. And our unique relationship with Caterpillar has continued unbroken for the last 27 years. Group companies have also received customer awards year after year recognizing excellence in service, manufacturing and standards.

The Group has a track record of working with partners to adapt technology to local requirements and manufacturing capabilities. We continue to forge technical and business collaborations as the CK Birla Group prepares for even greater success.
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Corporate Procurement (Raw materials)

at CK Birla Group as Full-time

Job Description

Main Accountabilities

Commodity procurement

 Manage end-to-end sourcing activities (e.g. quotations, tenders etc) of critical
commodities and services (including but not limited to Aluminium paste, Pulp, FR2 etc..)
for HIL Plants spread across India
 Negotiate with external parties for better terms and cost savings.
 Build strong relationships with internal customers and vendors/suppliers.
 Identify and innovate with implementation of process improvement opportunities
 Support to execute regional sourcing strategy with best practices- market intelligence,
analytic and communication with key internal stakeholders.
 Lead contract development (Annual rate contracts) for the commodities mentioned above
and its implementation/ compliance
 Manage relationship with key suppliers and key HIL internal stakeholders and establish
regular communication channels to create best value sourcing.
Vendor Management
 Evaluate potential suppliers using developed and agreed criteria to negotiate contractual
relationships to meet the expectations and requirements of HIL
 Monitor and report on the performance of selected vendors to ensure delivery in line with
contractual obligations and performance metrics
 Engage with the VP-SCM to assess strategic vendor needs and manage overall strategic
vendor relationships.
General Expectations and accountabilities
 Manage self in accordance with the expected One HIL Behaviours
 Builds capability in self by maintaining and demonstrating a high degree of knowledge
and skill in quality management systems, processes and regulations.
 Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships while driving solutions to meet
business needs. Develops and maintains a strong spirit of partnership and ownership.
 Conduct all communications and transactions with the utmost integrity, consistent with
the HIL Code of Conduct. Communicate fully with Senior Leaders, Peers, etc. with
matters that are appropriate.

Job Responsibilities

Knowledge, Skills And Experience
 Bachelor’s degree, ideally science or engineering related. Masters degree / MBA
 6 plus years of work experience in Procurement with experience of commodity
 Effective Communication - the candidate must have excellent written and verbal
communication skills and be highly confident enough to engage in discussions with
senior leadership.
 Demonstrate knowledge in contracts and commercial law.
 Confident in giving presentations and commercial negotiation
 Possess critical thinking and has conceptual abilities to understand issues and resolve
 Both independent & team player with ability to work with people from all corporate levels
 Able to multi-task and respond quickly and effectively to the challenges faced in a fast-
paced environment, work well under pressure, able to plan and prioritize workload

 Exposure to ERP systems (Oracle / SAP / Ariba / Emptoris any other S&P tools is a
 Good command of MS Office Tools (i.e. excel, ppt)