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Buyer - Cochin, IN

Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: KL, IN

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Brand Overview


Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.


India Operations


BURNDY Technology and Global Business Services Private Limited (HUBBELL INDIA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hubbell Inc.  Hubbell India provides Engineering Services, Business Solutions and IT Services. Hubbell Engineering located in Ascendas, ITPL,Chennai, is engaged in the business of computer aided design and engineering services. The Hubbell Business Solutions functions at Infopark Kochi, provide superior business intelligence, knowledge services and business process solutions across Hubbell divisions and Corporate.  IT Services team is spread across Chennai and Kochi.


Hubbell Electrical Products LLP located in Chennai is our tooling centre.

Posting Address


Burndy Technology & Global Business Services Pvt Ltd       

8th Floor, Lulu Cyber Tower                                                

Infopark, Kochi, Kerala - 682042


Position Overview


We are looking for a hardworking & committed person who can perform Purchasing activities accurately and consistently.  The buyer activities span across order placement, order confirmation, expediting/ de-expediting of materials to ensure timely availability at various Business Units of Hubbell. 

Duties and Responsibilities


Purchasing Tasks

To be part of the Procurement Department and responsible for managing a group of products provided by a supplier base with responsibilities that would include but not limited to –

  • To identify the needed materials and required dates.
  • To communicate the need by releasing an order from requisitions allocated to their purchasing group(s) for materials to the supplier using pre-established contractual terms and pricing.
  • Wherever required (controlled via Purchase Info Record) create acknowledgement/shipping note in SAP and monitor ongoing deliveries.
  • For Non- Inventory, to check with the email requisitioners if material has been physically received but not transacted within SAP.
  • Order placement, order confirmation, expediting of materials, ensuring timely processing upon arrival and subsequent availability to meet customer orders are part of this position's responsibility.
  • To monitor framework orders and advise requisitioners in case of any Purchase orders are nearing the expiry so that the new requisitions can be raised if required.T
  • The Buyer must be capable of a high level of accuracy and consistency in performing these activities on a day to day basis. 

Skills and Experience


Education: Bachelor’s degree

Experience: Minimum 5-year experience in Purchasing


Good Communication skill in English and ability to use email to communicate effectively


Experience in MS office working knowledge. Knowledge of SAP particularly in purchasing and master data elements of MM module.

Software Skills:


Computer Knowledge is essential (MS Excel, Word, Outlook, E-mail communication etc).

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