Buying Analyst

Location: Mumbai/Chennai

To apply for the position below, please send your CV and covering letter to


The Buying Analyst, based at one of the Dragon Sourcing offices, supports and reports to a Category Buying Engineer. He will be exposed to Dragon Sourcing’s methodologies by working on all aspects of a sourcing cycle from supplier identification and selection through to Quality Control of outgoing goods at suppliers premises.

Tasks description:

Screen and pre-select potential suppliers through a Request For Information (RFI) in order to establish a shortlist of suppliers to include in the RFP process
Help build and administer Request For Proposals (RFPs)
Support supplier quality audits
Analyse supplier responses to RFPs and help develop negotiation strategies
Support development of a sourcing Business Case document
Carry out fact based negotiations with suppliers
Participate in recommendations about which supplier(s) to select
Manage clients’ Purchase Orders
Support QC at supplier factory


Academic background: University degree, preferably in engineering and/or business administration, economics or other relevant discipline
A recognized qualification in procurement would be considered an asset
Experience: Some professional experience (1-2 years) in procurement or other related supply chain positions, preferably working for a western industrial organization with some experience working outside of China
Language skills: Proficiency in the local language and English is essential. Working proficiency in French is also an asset
PC skills: High proficiency in Excel, Powerpoint, Word