Global Category Buyer (Mobility Purchasing)

  • Full-time
  • Legal Entity: Bosch Ltd.

Company Description

 The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services, in the areas of automotive technology, industrial technology, consumer goods, energy and building technology. In India, the Group operates through six subsidiaries with a combined associate strength of around 26,000 and a group turnover of around Rs. 13,200 crores in 2013. In India Bosch Limited is the flagship company of the Bosch Group. Over and above a strong presence in the India Automotive services sector, Bosch in India has a vast service network that spans across 1,000 towns and cities with over 3000 service outlets. As the largest auto component supplier in the country, setting a benchmark in the sectors it operates in, the company has to its credit several laurels. We invite promising and dynamic professionals for a long-term and rewarding career with Bosch.



Job Description

Business Responsibilities

  • Responsible Global Category buyer for plastic components.
  • Mentorship of assigned suppliers, Support for localization activity
  • Conducting market research for benchmarking
  • Supplier selection and Business awarding
  • Leading Negotiation (Yearly price negotiation, cost benchmarking knowledge)
  • Defining and Execution of Supplier and Material field strategy
  • Continuous improvement mindset to bring in better process and solutions

Delivery Responsibilities

  • Responsible for capacity planning and contracting at suppliers
  • Alignment with Project Purchasing  and Logistics team for capacity planning   

Managerial and Governance Responsibilities

  • Supplier mentorship (Single point of contact for all commercial related topics)
  • Monitoring of Supplier performance (Nego results, NPD , Quality and delivery metrices)
  • Monitoring of monthly KPIs, Data analytics and Management info sharing
  • Support internal stakeholders and develop supplier / Material field strategy accordingly


    Additional Information:

    Key Result Areas

    • Overall Purchasing performance (Negotiation, RPP, Supplier Quality)
    • Defining and execution of Supplier and Material field strategy

    Desired Experience

    • Experience between 5 to 8 years in strategic purchasing along with plastic parts process know-how.
    • SAP (MM Module) knowledge
    • Experience in dealing with Technical documents like BOMs, Drawings and Norms

    Functional Skills/Competencies

    • Negotiation skills
    • Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills
    • Team player


     Behavioral Competencies:              

    •         Result Orientation
    •         Future Orientation         
    •         Leading myself               
    •         Communication               
    •         Cooperation                   
    •         Business Acumen           
    •         Customer Centricity       




    • Engineering (B.E. / B-Tech in Mechanical / Industrial), or
    • MBA
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