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Inside Sales and Procurement Associate

Subsidiary: GI Engineering / Ivory Power Group       Type: Experienced      
Publish Date: 14 August 2023       Job Code: GIE-00311

Business Segment: Engineering / Power Infrastructure
Location: Kochi, Kerala, India


Job Description

GI is looking for a Inside Sales and Procurement Associate to join our Engineering business. The candidate will be an integral part of our closely-knit team and will be responsible for all sourcing and purchasing of equipments and products for the company across the world.

Key responsibilities
  • Analyse technical data and specifications of the equipment and supplies requirements
  • Analyse all suppliers in order to select the most suitable suppliers who are able to deliver high quality products at competitive pricing.
  • Negotiate with suppliers on lead-time, cost and quality so as to obtain the maximum benefit for the company.
  • Develop purchasing or sourcing strategies and supplier preferencing study.
  • Liaise with suppliers on delivery schedule so as to ensure on-time deliveries of final product.
  • Develop, implement and drive the procurement strategies in order to meet cost savings targets.
  • Review and manage the supplier base to ensure consistency with the sourcing strategy.
  • Coordinate with vendor on continuous quality improvement
Required skills and attributes
  • Able to analyse technical documents and specifications to understand critical requirements
  • High-level verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with office software, specifically Microsoft Excel or similar programs
  • Ability to negotiate commercial terms and manage the supply chain to the customer.
  • This job role requires close coordination with our offices in Dubai and the United States and communication skills are an integral part
Preferred Qualifications
  • BBA / MBA / Degree in logistics or supply chain management / BBM
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or related technical fields, capable of understanding customer’s technical requirements
  • Preferred 1 years of relevant experience as Sales and Purchase coordinator
  • IELTS or TOEFL or any other English proficiency test score is preferred

Kochi, Kerala, India