Supply Chain Buyer

Supply Chain Pune, India


Supply Chain Buyer

About Optimas:

Optimas is a global distributor of integrated supply chain solutions, and engineering support focused on
delivering fasteners, components, industrial and safety supplies to our diverse customers around the
world. Our local, on-the-ground teams understand the nuances of every community we serve. This
allows us to adapt with our customers and partners as needs evolve, leveraging our footprint to remain
at your side while providing a highly personalized level of service and support no matter where you find
yourself around the globe.
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Optimas is a tech industrial international manufacturer/distributor that delivers fasteners, inventory management and production solutions. Learn more here.

Position overview:

Optimas is looking for an enthusiastic and driven Supply Chain Buyer, to provide best-in-class
service to our customers in a multi-location global distribution environment. Outstanding collaboration
with other members of sales, supply chain and operations teams are critical to achieving

Principal Activities:
  • Evaluating and actioning compliant system buy messages.
  • Updating parameters if needed, liaising with vendors for PO acknowledgements in line with requirements.
  • Evaluating and responding to supplier feedback as needed to ensure excellent quality PO's with on time deliveries.
  • Maintain strong supplier relationships.
  • Adhere and perform to the Supply Chain Buyer’s key performance indicator.
  • Adhere to and embrace the THREAD values of Optimas
Key responsibilities:

  • Continuous communication with suppliers via phone and email: initial order planning and
    acknowledgement, tracking, inbound freight management
    • Responsible for Purchasing: order requirement, scheduling, and placement
    • Communicate effectively with the Supply Chain team and other internal departments;
    • Communicate with suppliers as required to build and maintain a strong relationship to aid in
    resolving service, delivery, and other issues.
    • Meet or exceed Supply Chain Buyers Key Performance Indicators
    • Collaborate with Supply Chain Planners and Demand Planning to continuously improve forecast
    and order portfolios to the supplier
    • Other tasks and duties as assigned

    Key Competencies:
    The ideal candidate must have the following competencies:
    • Strategic Vision.
    • Building organizational capacity.
    • Results driven.
    • Embrace change.
    • Collaboration and Influence.
    • Entrepreneurial spirit.
    • Customer value and Market focus.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Excellent Communication skills – verbal and written
    ● Excited about helping our suppliers
    ● Friendly, patient, and empathetic
    ● Continuous improvement
    ● Attention to detail
    ● Positive attitude
    ● Problem solving
    ● Excellent organizational skills
    ● Computer Literate MS Office to include Word and Excel
    ● Excellent time management
    ● Excellent Team working