DGM-PPL Electronics

Schneider Electric

  • Bangalore, India
DGM-PPL Electronics
Job Posted : Aug 3rd, 2022

Job Description

For the Secure Power Business, Energy Management Division, we are looking a new Project Procurement Leader (PPL)

The LoB(Line of Business) is changing the way of working to be more Agile, the PPL will lead the procurement activities withing the Leagues or Squad.

The Project Procurement Leader is part of a product development project team and works closely with the different members within the Offer Creation Process (OCP) such Engineers, Marketing, Product owners, Industrialization team etc. and/or the Brand Labeling Management Process (BLMP).

This role is key to the coordination of procurement activities between Global Supply Chain and the business units with a focus on growth and meeting technical challenges through innovation / partnership with suppliers.

Main objectives as PPL:-

  • Achieve purchasing targets for the project (Supplier Sourcing, Cost, Contracts Time to Market, etc.)
  • Contribute to the make or buy decision
  • Lead project purchasing activities in collaboration with project team members
  • Leverage innovation coming from suppliers (Design or buy, Co-development)
  • Lead price negotiations for products, responsible for final resolution of all contractual agreements
  • Monitor project and provide support to solve issues and ensure process compliance is accountable of end-to-end feasibility on the project
  • Contribute proactively to align supplier selection with categories strategies (FC/RM, Electronics)
  • Make a strong advanced business continuity plan to reduce the risk of supply chain disruption.

Qualifications And Experience:-


  • Engineering Bachelor or Master degree, MBA is a plus.

Job Related Experience:-

  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in a Purchasing/Sourcing team of a Multinational corporation, Experience in project purchasing is mandatory

Business Understanding:-

  • Knowledge of  PCBA, Electronics (SW/HW) Components supply chain experience and understanding, with Industrial product application experience will be a plus. Business acumen & change leader.
  • Others English Mandatory
  • Multicultural experience
  • Team player


  • Bangalore, India.

Company Overview:-

Schneider’s purpose is to empower all to make the most of our energy and resources, bridging progress and sustainability for all. At Schneider, we call this Life Is On.

We believe access to energy and digital is a basic human right. Our generation is facing a tectonic shift in energy transition and industrial revolution catalysed by accelerated digitisation in a more electric world. Electricity is the most efficient and best vector for decarbonisation; combined with a circular economy approach, we will achieve a climate-positive impact as part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.