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Procurement Lead

Req ID: J2376358-IL

  • Location
    Pune, Maharashtra, India
    Remote - India
  • Category Supply Chain Management
  • Posted Friday, December 1, 2023
  • Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. We are proud to be a trusted partner for the world's top brands, offering comprehensive engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain solutions. With over 50 years of experience across industries and a vast network of over 100 sites worldwide, Jabil combines global reach with local expertise to deliver both scalable and customized solutions. Our commitment extends beyond business success as we strive to build sustainable processes that minimize environmental impact and foster vibrant and diverse communities around the globe.

Job Description


•Work in a cross-cultural team environment effectively
•Responsive to customers and colleagues
•Possess strong communication skills
•Stays focused and controlled in difficult situations
•Solve problems with logical decision making
•Ability to seek guidance when required
•Attention to details
•Understand & articulate business language
•Exhibits desire to learn and grow
•Always display strong ethics
•Supports on-boarding of new team members
•Lead a small team of 2-5 members and provide coaching & training on an on-going basis to the team


•Strong understanding of strategic sourcing and category management processes
•Develop category strategies with minimal guidance from category manager
•Engage with customer’s business stakeholders throughout the category management process
•Perform market research on supplier capabilities, category trends & price benchmarking and present insights to stakeholders
•Possess expertise and experience across Indirect/Direct categories. Expertise in a specific category will be preferred
•Prepare sourcing project specific plans on MS-Excel, MS-Projects or other similar tools
•Lead complex sourcing projects across specific Direct & Indirect categories
•Co-ordinate with stakeholders to gather requirements for sourcing execution
•Independently perform sourcing activities like requirement gathering, setting up RFP & Auctions in various procurement tools, co-ordination with suppliers, supplier proposal comparative statements
•Manage complex strategic sourcing projects independently
•Guide stakeholders on auction strategies if required
•Negotiate with suppliers for low value purchases through Tail Spend Management programs
•Ensure team meets targets agreed with customers like savings, on-time execution, accuracy, etc
•Perform contract drafting activities based on templates. Assist stakeholders in red-lining activities
•Perform SRM activities like supplier financial ratings, supplier profiling, evaluations, SWOT analysis, segmentation, etc
•Create reports & dashboards for procurement leadership

Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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