Private Jobs in Tamilnadu- Indirect Buyer- Ford Motor Company

Published by Assistant Manager on

Spread the love

Ford Motor Company

Job Description


  • Lead Sourcing Commodity Strategy Development, Implementation and Communication
  • Develop key/important strategic suppliers to support better plan (i.e. localization and bringing Global Footprint )
  • Develops and execute negotiation strategies to deliver sourcing & cost reduction targets.

Negotiation & Sourcing

  • Negotiate and achieve YOY cost reductions through development & utilization of analytical tools to deliver Best-In-Class pricing (Cost Models, Benchmarking, Market Intelligence). Lead negotiations with Global suppliers.
  • Create and manage annual/multi-year pricing agreements, and negotiate deliverables with the supply base (i.e. price, timing) with management support
  • Create and Process Purchase orders
  • Purchase goods , materials , components or services in line with SOW
  • Coordinate with category Manager / Category Execution and cross -functionally to communicate issues related to parts availability , inventory level set ups , packaging , logistics , and others
  • Work with Receiving and AP to resolve supplier invoicing and Payment discrepancies

Support implementation of risk mitigation , cost reduction and inventory management plans


Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering / Diploma / Commerce ** ( Only with Strong Purchasing Experience)

3-5 Years of Purchasing experience in Automobile Industry


Flexibility to work in different shift timings per business needs

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills including good communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to drive towards desired cost structures with an understanding of cost drivers
  • Clear recognition of the cost pressure on sourcing in the region with low volume to match with High Volume Mrakets
  • Able to implement structured supplier meetings to drive gap identification and closure
  • Self starter in Own activities
  • Willing to teach and share experience with team member
  • Demonstration of the ability to develop strong commodity knowledge
  • Good Team Player
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft applications (Excel, Power Point ,Word)
  • Quick learner with Good analytical skills
  • Ability to plan workload and manage time to respond to business needs

Click Details



Leave a Reply

Avatar placeholder

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *