Senior Engineer Purchase

5 - 8 Years

Job Description

CENTUM EMS – The Electronics Manufacturing Services business unit addresses high-technology high-complexity products in the defence, aerospace, industrial, medical and telecommunications segments. The offerings include Line Replaceable Units (LRUs), system integration, PCBA, test, environmental screening and repair & return services. This team also provides mechanical solutions to various requirements in the field of plastics and sheet metal for the industrial customers.

What You'll Do

Responsible that all material related tasks are carried out as per schedule.

Responsible to ensure order release to suppliers

To be an interface between Program management / Material Planning & Purchasing

Drive CTB by working with suppliers & aligning delivery dates in line with requirement

Ensure timely delivery of parts with quality compliances.

Material Follow-up, expediting to meet customer requirements.

Review parts in MRB on a daily basis for resolving the issues.

Material status reporting; incl. Excess & Obs.

Release of PO’s to suppliers in a timely manner.

Get order acknowledgement & confirmed delivery dates for PO lines from supplier. Update the same in ERP.

Risk analysis (materials & suppliers)

Inventory control.

Knowledge of working in ERP environment.

Periodic review with suppliers on open orders to ensure PO’s are aligned with requirements

Publish periodic supplier rating metrics for driving improvements.

Escalate & seek help when things are not going as per plan.

Key values, beliefs, and attitudes

Results-orientation: Focus on Customers, provide quality deliverables on time, within estimated effort with high quality.

Establish trust, responsive to change / adaptability; learn continuously / improvement-orientation, proactive, positive & joyful.


Educational Background :

Typically requires 5-8 years of experience in SCM & hands on experience in working on ERP with MBA/BTech/BE in EE/EC/EI/MECHANICAL/IEM.

Key Skills:

Negotiation, Global Purchasing, Inventory Management, Supplier Relationship Management, MRP, Logistics Management, Import Operations, Strong planning and organizing skills, Good problem-solving

Required Candidate profile

Who You Are?

Good understanding of component situation, materials availability

Understanding of NPI - (New Product Introduction) and Execution processes

Good skills in defining and managing material related risks

Understanding relations of all material costs

Good overview of information and material flow also use of ERP system

Products, BOM/ Levels, Items & Volumes

Must be proficient in usage of Microsoft Excel

Good spoken and written Communication


Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above


UG:B.Tech/B.E. - Any Specialization

PG:M.Tech - Any Specialization, MBA/PGDM - Any Specialization

Company Profile

Centum Electronics Limited

Centum Electronics Ltd is a leading ESDM (Electronics System Design & Manufacturing ) Indian Multinational Company founded in 1994 that offers Mission Critical design, development & manufacturing of customized system/subsystem solutions for high-reliability applications for global customers in Defense, Aerospace, Space, Industrial, Medical, and Transportation domain.

Centum has around 2500 employees and has operations across India, Europe and Canada. Centum revenue is 150 million USD and has been recognized by World Economic Forum as a global growth company and Forbes Asia featured Centum as ‘Asia’s 200 Best Companies under a Billion’.
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Role Category

Purchase/Material Management


Purchase Executive

Employment Type

Full Time, Permanent