Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Hosūr


As a Buyer, you will provide purchasing solutions expertise, using Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development, Management to deliver maximum value. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:* Responsible and accountable for development, and/or communication and implementation of a local or regional sourcing strategy
* Managing policies, agreements, source catalogs, and special purchasing programs; and supporting specific Product line(s) NPI programs
* Provide leadership for sourcing, logistics and resource management decisions
* Lead continuous improvement initiatives and new product introduction activities within Purchasing
* Liaison with corresponding Category/Platform based Buyers  
Required Qualifications:* Undergraduate degree from a college or university – or equivalent experience
* Functional leadership
* Ability to lead teams, suppliers and customers to effective solutions
* Analytical, problem solving, and project leadership skills
* Fluent in English language
* Effective communicator in written and oral form
* Well-developed interpersonal skills Desired Qualifications:* Fluent in multiple languages
* Experience is preferred in purchasing, logistics, manufacturing, and/or engineering
* Professional certification in Purchasing and/or Inventory Management  

About the company

Caterpillar Inc., is an American corporation which designs, manufactures, markets and sells machinery, engines, financial products and insurance to customers via a worldwide dealer network.[3][4] Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.[1] With more than US$89 billion in assets, Caterpillar was ranked number one in its industry and number 44 overall in the 2009 Fortune 500.

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