Senior Lead Engineer, Procurement
3d ago


Job Location : Chennai - India

Join a diverse and inclusive work culture

Our differences make us unique and stronger. Every day, you will work with colleagues from different cultures. You will be challenged to see things in a new way and you will experience why differences are a strength.

We actively support diversity and inclusion. And we work for equality, ensuring we all have an equal opportunity to make the most of our talents.


You will be part of the global procurement team who are dedicated to meet one of the key deliverables of FLSmidth’ S DIFOT (DELIVERY IN FULL ON TIME) to our customers.

By joining this team, you will have the chance to work in an international environment involving different cultures and different challenges

Purpose of the role

  • Leads Project purchasing activities and guides relevant internal stakeholders to ensure purchasing strategies and contracts are implemented locally
  • Manages specific agreements to secure those deliverables are met
  • Deploys local purchasing in alignment with global category strategies
  • Close Co-ordination with PLP & PLM and PMP for better understanding between team.
  • Purchases complex products and items, which requires good understanding of technical specifications to ensure the right requirements of the products and items
  • Analyses and evaluates different suppliers based on overall set strategies to ensure that the chosen suppliers are appropriate according to strategy
  • Your responsibilities

    Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to :

  • Examine and analyze purchase requisitions for completeness and accuracy of information.
  • Send RFQ to project approved vendors. Follow-up for offers
  • Coordinates with engineering department for any technical clarifications
  • Prepare estimation and Bid evaluation sheet
  • Collaborate with Category managers and PMPs to get best from the suppliers.
  • Send Order approval sheet to PMPs
  • Prepare Purchase order in ERP system (Oracle) and send approved POs to suppliers
  • Follow up purchase order acknowledgement.
  • Escalates potential issues.
  • Process vendor invoices and follows up till payment is made, and retention is paid / bank guarantee expires.
  • Responsible for maintaining healthy relationships with suppliers.
  • Coordinates with engineering for drawing approvals,
  • Coordinate with different operational procurement groups during project Execution.
  • What you bring

  • 5 to 8 years of experience in a Procurement role in Project Industry.
  • Knowledge in mining Industry Products such Mills or crushers or floatation cells or thickeners
  • Good Estimation & Negotiation skills.
  • Sound Knowledge in commercial terms & conditions.
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and collaborative
  • Pursuing Decision making Operational / Tactical Procurement
  • Supplier Management and Development
  • What we offer

    As an equal opportunity provider, FLSmidth promotes diversity in the workplace. We offer a market related compensation package.

    Closing date for this application is 15 April 2022.

    If you have not been contacted within fourteen (14) days after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

    Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, qualification verification and employment verification).

    FLSmidth is the leading supplier of engineering, equipment and service solutions to customers in the mining and cement industries

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