purchase executive in chennai

randstad india
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chennai, tamil nadu
Supply Chain & Logistics
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randstad india

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purchase executive in chennai

            Title                       : Purchase - Executive

               No of positions    :  10

              Department           : Purchase

              Location                  : Chennai

             Qualification             :  BE / Marine Background

              Experience              : 3 – 10 Years


  • Monitoring & Processing of Purchase request (PR) for quote with company’s contracted/Preferred vendor.
  • Following up with suppliers and obtain minimum 3 quality quotes for each PR within expected timeline.
  • Notifying Technical Superintendent (TSI) proactively for approval & following up until PO is generated against each PR.
  • Issue the PO to the vendors & following up for safe delivery of the Ordered items onboard.
  • Notifying vessel on the supply arrangements at each port & following up with the vessel for GRN and close the PR accordingly.
  • Clear the invoices towards the supplied orders and processing the invoice for payment in eye share within expected timeline.
  • Handling discrepancies (If Any) for the ordered items and sorting out the same with the supplier.
  • As far as possible the orders need to be consolidated with various contracted logistics service providers at maker location
  • Arranging consolidated dispatch to global ports as per vessel trading.
  • Liaising with the local logistics service provider/agency for arranging clearance & safe delivery of the shipment onboard.
  • Notifying vessel on the shipment(s) delivery and following up for safe delivery onboard.
  • Following up with the vessel for GRN & close the PR accordingly.
  • Save the relevant data’s related to various Audits & maintain it regularly.


Interpersonal Skills :

  • Good communication skills (Written and oral) in English, learning orientation, Attention to detail, Negotiation, Planning and organizing.
  • Coordinate with the Technical superintendents to understand criticality of materials requests from time to time and ensuring the availability of the same and supporting TSI’s in fulfilling vessel’s supply requirements.
  • Strong determination to maintain required KPI as per management requirement.
  • Having exposure to various Microsoft tools – Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint/Word


Purchase executive, purchase engineer, global sourcing