Sr Buyer I-India


Bangalore, KA, IN

On-site or Remote: 
REQ ID:  44486

About Kennametal

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 and defense, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 8,700 employees are helping customers in nearly 100 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated $2.1 billion in revenues in fiscal 2023. Learn more at Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Assistant Manager-Sourcing

Location - Bangalore

Professional Experience.

  • Should have 8 to 11 years of experience in souring in reputed companies / MNC.
  • Should have exposure on strategic sourcing process.
  • Should know the sourcing process in following areas.
    • Supplier Onboarding
    • RFQ and Negotiations.
    • Knowledge of foundry, Forgings
    • Knowledge of machining of heavy items, GDT in metrology
    • Cost management.
    • On time Delivery.
    • All Compliance requirements in sourcing.
    • Vendor development process.

Soft Skills-

  • Excellent communicator in spoken and written English.
  • Documentation and records management.
  • Basic data analytics for sourcing ..


SAP Expertise

  • Complete knowledge of MM module in sourcing.
  • Process improvements in sourcing in SAP as a user.


Personality -

  • Good communicator
  • Fluent in written, spoken, communications in local and English language.
  • To be a solution provider with objectivity in mind.
  • Should motivate and develop team members.
  • Good in giving feedback.
  • Should be conversant for reporting of all statutory reports.
  • Experienced in people management.



  • Should be a Graduate mechanical Engineer with Post graduate degree / Diploma in Materials ManagementPreferably from Machine Tools industry


Equal Opportunity Employer

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