Senior Buyer/Catalog Development Lead

Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Simfoni Overview

Simfoni creates a competitive advantage for its customers through deployment of advanced Spend Analytics. Our Artificial Intelligence technology has disrupted the traditional methods of performing spend analysis and our Spend Intelligence suite provides a full savings opportunity lifecycle for identifying, booking, and tracking results. We are an entrepreneurial enterprise, which means that we think and act in a dynamic and agile fashion to respond quickly to opportunities and market demand. We have recently closed our Series B funding to invest in growth for the US market and have also acquired a firm in the USA to boost our growth and presence.

Role Responsibilities

The primary purpose of the Senior Buyer/Catalog Development Team Lead is in performing of and leading a team responsible sourcing and catalog set up of MRO Industrial Materials and Critical Machine Spares. This individual will also have the duty of a BOM/Spare Parts Set Up Project Lead interacting directly with Mgmt, Supervision and Engineering groups in managing and reporting out on the projects.

Important Things You Will Bring:
• Extensive quoting and sourcing activities working out of an OEM’s Spare Parts BOM.
• Full review of OEM’ s Blue Prints to properly identify key features of products for sourcing.
• Per defined Catalog Structure requirements, set up new items in the system – ready to order.
• Set up Pricing Agreements for new and existing items in the system.
• Manage a Master Project document for all Critical Spares Set ups.
• Provide weekly progress reports to Engineering group.
• Coordinate with Engineering on Rev. Level changes and notifications.
• Provide Monthly Cost Savings report out via Access Database reporting tool.
• Provide monthly Program Dashboard.
• Successfully manage and complete any special purchasing assignments.


Our Ideal Candidate (with a combination of education and work experience):

• Project Management Professional.
• Strong Industrial MRO Products knowledge.
• Strong US Supply Base knowledge.
• Must be proficient in Access Database use.
• Must possess and demonstrate strong analytical skills and business judgment.
• Must be able to read and understand Prints.
• Ability to identify, document and present cost savings opportunities.
• Prior purchasing experience preferred (MRO commodities preferred).
• Prior Sourcing/Negotiating experience preferred.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
• Effective time and workplace management skills.

Job Features

Job CategorySourcing and Procurement
BenefitsBenefits include a generous paid time off structure, flexible scheduling/work from home, health insurance benefits covering dependent family members, term life insurance, paid time off (casual, earned, family care, self-marriage, bereavement, and other leave benefits per government norms), gratuity and wellness benefits, casual dress, and paid holidays. Internet Allowance will be paid.
Base LocationIndia based. You may work from home but may be required to be in a regional Xeeva (owned by Simfoni) office from time to time.
Travel and working hoursWe operate with non-linear working hours to accommodate global time zones of clients and global Simfoni operations, but in line with the Company’s work-life balance objective the Company is committed to ensuring that employees achieve a reasonable balance. The role may require travel between regional Simfoni or Xeeva office locations.
Shift Timings5:30 PM - 2:30 AM (5 Days Working. Weekend Off)
Reporting toPurchasing/Sourcing Manager
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