Divisional Manager - Procurement of Transmission & Clutches, Casting & Forgings commodity
Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Private Limited
5d ago


Daimler Indian Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd., Oragadam

Who we are

Daimler Trucks Asia is a leading provider of Global Transportation Solutions. Our products are helping to power economic growth in over 170 countries around the world.

At the foundation of our success, you will find a diverse workforce of over 15,000 employees across Japan, India, the USA, Australia, South Africa, and other strategic locations, working together as Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation MFTBC (Japan) and Daimler India Commercial Vehicles DICV (India), under the umbrella of Daimler Trucks Asia (DTA).

  • We are excited about the direction we are leading the Commercial Vehicle Industry from pioneering innovations of electrification, connectivity and digitization of our products into the future;
  • to the way in which we embrace work / life balance, and support diverse career opportunities for our employees.

    If you’re looking to make an impact on the Future of Transportation, Daimler Trucks Asia is the place for you!

    Daimler Trucks Asia’s Procurement Opportunities

    The Procurement Daimler Trucks Asia organization is an integral part of the global Daimler Trucks Procurement organization with large divisions based in Germany, Japan, US, India and Brazil, and a total staff of over 700 members.

    Leveraging this agile and global organization, DTA is able to secure close relationships with suppliers that help to impact the future direction of MFTBC.

    With 60+ members located in India, the Procurement Daimler Trucks Asia team is one of the largest procurement organizations in the county.

    This strategic procurement department is supported by a team of Cost Analysts and supplier managers handling quality and ordering.

    The goal of the Procurement group in India is to achieve a benchmark material cost position and continuous supply at the highest quality level in close collaboration with the R&D, Production and Quality departments.

    Department specifics :

    Procurement Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. :

    Driven by the vision of creating the benchmark Supplier Networks and Supply chain solutions, we at Truck and Bus Procurement work closely with innovative suppliers to bring the next generation of technology within our products.

    Our key contribution includes working towards sustainable cost efficiency to provide a competitive edge to our products and businesses.

    We lead negotiations with Global suppliers and finding the best, most-competitive and innovative solutions to fit the needs of Daimler Trucks world-wide.

    We create synergies by collaborating with other purchasing colleagues and peers in other Daimler Trucks Purchasing locations.

    You will have continuous interaction with your colleagues and business partners from Japan, Indonesia, Germany, USA, Brazil, China and Turkey in other procurement units in Daimler trucks!

    We are a diverse team that constitutes people coming from different part of the country with diverse backgrounds

    DICV Powertrain Procurement :

    Our mission is to lead sourcing decisions for all Casting & Forging parts such as Wheel Hubs, Brake Drums, Carriers, Gears, Crank shaft, Connecting Rods, Clutches, Cast Brackets, Synchro Rings and Aluminum Housings

    We strive at optimizing all cost dimensions : Purchase price, delivery, and cost of quality.

    We are part of a big team and work with the buyers at other Daimler locations worldwide to identify opportunities of cost-

    reduction by using our strong Lead Buying network.

    We are passionate and work collaboratively with people from other departments and bring our ideas to reality.

    We work with clear savings targets and our results have a huge impact on the success of the entire company.

    What you will do :

    Lead a team of Buyers for Transmission & Clutches, Casting & Forgings components to success.

    Develop the team in terms of Procurement skills as well as personal development.

    Lead sourcing decisions for components of our new trucks.

    Analyze the entire scope of current buying volume in order to continuously put all supply relationships to the competitiveness test.

    Identify potentials for cost reduction, negotiate these with the internal and external business partners, and push them to completion.

    Keep in touch with the supply base and manage the external relationships positively and with a high degree of professionalism.


    What you should bring to the table :

    Your expertise in Procurement function

    10+ years of industry relevant experience

    Management experience

    High conceptual and analytical skills

    Ability to understand a complex business case quickly and accurately

    Ability to negotiate successfully on a local and global scale

    What you need to succeed :

    Strong will to succeed and result-driven attitude

    Be open-minded and motivated towards new ideas that lead to improvement of business

    Entrepreneurial mindset; Proactively seeking clarification of requirements and direction; take responsibility when needed

    Can balance strategic work and operational implementation

    Excellent communication skills (spoken, written, and presentation)

  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication and presentation skills;
  • Additional information

    The application should be forwarded to dicvcareers daimler.com with the job code mentioned in the subject.

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