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Analyst Sourcing-India


Bangalore, KA, IN

REQ ID:  34090

With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 10,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $2.4 billion in revenues in fiscal 2019. Learn more at Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.



Role: - Analyst Sourcing.

Experience: - 2-4 Years


Job Summary: -

Responsible for general administration of Kennametal Sourcing solutions, along with the enforcement of Kennametal’s policies and procedures. In addition, this role will address strategic and operational sourcing and procurement activities

Key Job Responsibilities: -


  • Drives to develop and understand internal stakeholder requirements and uses this information to assist in recommendation of purchasing decisions. 
  • Performs scenario analyses or other studies as requested that quantify supply chain risks in proportion to changes in customer demand.
  • Identifies and communicates significant issues and opportunities related to business level supply chain management.
  •  Gathers, summarizes and interprets operational information for internal reporting purposes.
  •  Utilizes all available systems and participates in team building/collaborative exercises that facilitate continuous improvement and personal development.
  • Coordinate with sourcing and analytical teams to improve procurement efficiency
  • Support other strategic initiatives and projects as required by the business
  • Work with cross functional teams to resolve supplier invoicing issues
  • Coordinate master data activities  
  • Serve as an administrator for SAP ARIBA supporting Catalogs, Contracts, Sourcing, ARIBA Network and Guided Buying
  • Manage Procurement Help Desk, assigning tickets to appropriate persons and addressing Sourcing and Stakeholder issues
  • Educate team members on procurement systems, requisitioning tools and self-help portals
  • Support a team of commodity managers with general administration activities related to sourcing of goods and services
  • Provide support to the Sourcing team as they execute on operational strategy
  • Maintain the internal and external Sourcing websites.
  • Owns accuracy of master data and information in all control systems within scope of responsibility.


Required Skills: -


  • Minimum of 2 years of procurement experience
  • SAP ARIBA experience (PF), SAP experience (RQ)
  • Demonstrated strength in problem solving
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience using a reporting system such as Microsoft Power BI or Tableau
  • Strong critical thinking skills, executing concepts and ideas with decisive action
  • Understanding of general procurement processes


Education: Associate Degree (RQ), Bachelor’s Degree (PF)



Proficiency: MS Office, Excel, Word & PowerPoint (RQ), Concur (RQ), SAP (PF), Ariba (PF)

Kennametal is an equal opportunity employer

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