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Category Manager- SCM

  • Job reference: R-028512
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Bangalore

Job Title: Category Manager- SCM - Bangalore, India

Shaping energy solutions to empower sustainable connectivity.

We combine SNC-Lavalin’s project management expertise and ABB’s deep technological knowledge to create a company dedicated to substations – we are Linxon.

Linxon is a joint venture company set up by SNC-Lavalin and ABB to turnkey electrical AC substation projects, combining SNC-Lavalin’s project management expertise and ABB’s deep technological knowledge.

Linxon’s vision is to deliver the best market offer for turnkey substation projects through world-class power technologies and highest level of competence in managing infrastructure projects

Linxon – A Leading Engineering Company:
As one of the leading engineering companies, we help our customers with turnkey solutions in the field of substations for power transmission, renewable energy and transportation.
As a single point of contact we combine the accumulated knowhow of key-suppliers and contractors so that customers benefit from efficient solutions, increased industrial productivity and a lower environmental impact in a sustainable way.

Mission Statement:

Support the implementation, maintenance and compliance of Procurement & Logistics’ approved activities. Analyse, propose and implement local P&L actions. Benchmark category using data analysis to support developing, planning and implementing P&L strategy focused on optimizing costs, quality, delivery and reliability of suppliers and supplied products for assigned group of categories. Ensure execution in accordance with Company, P&L and Supply Base Management instructions and procedures.

Main Accountabilities:

1. Sourcing strategy:  Contributes to definition, implementation, and execution of spend management and sourcing strategies for direct materials and services. 

2. Performance targets:  Supports annual targets, together with HUB P&L Manager, for cost reduction, supplier quality, supplier performance (OTD and OQD).  Supports monthly monitoring of region’s KPI results and encourages continuous improvement.

3. Supplier Relationship Management:  Drives best practice negotiations with main suppliers.  Identifies and directs with strategic suppliers and Strategic Supplier Account Managers (SSAMs) activities and processes to create additional market value for the organization.    

4. Spend Management: Responsible for local/regional contract management and negotiation; assesses local markets; implements targets/standards/processes.

5. Sourcing Designs and implements plans for local sourcing to reach the business targets. Supports regional and global strategic sourcing initiatives as required.

6. Excellence Applies and implements P&L standards, tools and processes in the area of responsibility to secure quality, delivery, cost and sustainability.

7. Special programs Designs and implements cost-out programs and/or processes to reach financial targets.

8. Change management Executes and implements new directions within the area of responsibility.

9. Compliance Applies standards on health, safety, environment and business ethics within operational work, contract management and negotiations.

10. Training Delivers and participates in training programs as required for compliance and professional development.

11. Communication Executes effective and transparent communication internally, externally and between different units.

12. Process Standardizes processes and implements routines along with Table of Authority as per Group directives/instructions

Qualification & Experiences:

  • BE/BTECH in Electrical Engineering with minimum 10 years of post-qualification experiences in P&L for Substation T&D Projects or Transport (Metro / Monorail) Projects.
  • He/she should be having extensive exposure to procurement of major items and Services, i.e. GIS, Disconnectors, Insulators, Circuit Breakers, Transformers, Structural steel, HT/LT cables, LT Switch Boards, logistics etc. with in-depth product knowledge & knowledge of global supply base management.

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