Buyer - SCM

Supply Chain
Position Level
Individual Contributor

Position Overview/Summary

The Buyer of Naroda Operations will coordinate the purchase and delivery of assigned commodities and services in a manner that is consistent with company policies and performance goals.

Position Qualifications (Required and Preferred)


  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree (B. E.) in Mechanical or equivalent


  • A minimum of 10 years of work experience in purchasing castings, forging and imported components

Other Skills / Knowledge Required 

  • Strong customer service, written and oral communication in English language
  • Advanced Microsoft office capabilities (Word and Excel)
  • Strong knowledge of purchasing fundamentals including solicitation of bids and negotiation
  • Effective teamwork and collaboration
  • Ability to assess priorities, demonstrate flexibility and understand sense of urgency
  • Self motivated, demonstrate problem solving abilities, continuous improvement and decision making skills


Other Skills / Knowledge Preferred:

  • Bilingual English-Hindi fluency
  • 10 years related work experience in Heavy engineering industry
  • Advance education in Materials Management
  • Lean and/or Six Sigma continuous improvement experience

Position Responsibilities and Duties

  • Procurement of castings, forging and imported components
  • Develop suppliers for above
  • YOY Quality improvement
  • Maintain Supplier relationship
  • Conduct E auctions
  • Coordinate with pooling commodities
  • Coordinate for supplier payment
  • Improve supplier payment terms
  • Provide feedback to planning for better capacity utilization
  • Ensure timely PO placement for getting milestone payment



Dresser-Rand is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Dresser-Rand is an equal opportunity employer.


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