Schneider Electric Purchasing Management Trainee Jobs in Pakistan

Why the position exists

  • Operational buying – Directly manage specific suppliers, with focus on negotiation, performance
  • Commodity buying – managing specific commodities for a given scope within the region in line with directives or broader commodity strategies of Schneider

What is the expected contributions of the position to the results of the organization

  • Purchasing objectives for given scope (including Productivity, Supplier Quality and Service Rate).

NETWORK OF INTERACTION Major interaction parties

(Internal e.g. colleagues, Sales & Marketing Dept, Unions & etc. External e.g. legal advisor, customers, distributors, Clients & etc)


  1. Purchasing Performance for given scope
  2. Purchasing Reporting/Data –Ensure all required reporting of Purchasing data is completed on time and accurately
  3. Supplier Leader Role-Manage supply qualification; negotiate and manage contracts with specific suppliers in scope. First escalation level for supplier crisis management. Follow up with Suppliers on performance. Link to regional/global management where applicable
  4. Purchasing tools and data –Ensure all Purchasing tools are used, and data is up to date and complete for given scope (suppliers/commodities)
  5. Commodity Strategy-Ensure application of relevant commodity strategy and Supplier Orientation Charts(SOC)
  6. Commodity Leader Role-If in charge of specific commodities, coordinate management of that commodity across the given scope. Develop SOC’s where relevant. Support the business for this commodity as required.
  7. Plant Product Evolution (PEP)/Engineer to Order (ETO)-Support Product Evolution Process and ETO where needed for sourcing new parts, supplier selection etc.
  8. Health, Safety and the Environment-Understands and implements company HSE policies. Complies with company and customer HSE standards and policies.

Manages individual priorities and deliverables within the HSE context.

Actively encourages a safety and environmentally conscious workplace.

Strives to find new ways of improving the work environment

Takes a personal interest (or ‘actively owns’) HSE issues and activities within your area of responsibility – lead by example.

Governance-Ensure activities comply with legal and ethical standards


Education : Graduate level in technical or business related field.

Job related*Experience*: Strong background in Industrial or Technical management with 3 Years experience in Purchasing.

Business Understanding: Business Knowledge and trade off, total cost, actions are strongly related to Purchasing context with financial commercial issues on top of technical, industrial and Supply Chain concerns

Geographical Responsibility: Zone – e.g. G China, G India, NEA, Pacific, SEA; OD – e.g. APOD, EOD, NAOD, IOD

Others (e.g. language skills, technical skills): Good level of English

Technical knowledge in related commodities a benefit

Primary Location : PK-Sindh-Karachi

Schedule: Full-time

Last Date to Apply: Aug 31, 2017


Note : Open above link and search for “Pakistan” in Location

See Also : PSO Graduate Trainee Program 2017