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Purchase Leader – API | Cadila Pharmaceuticals | Ahmedabad


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Position: Purchase Leader – API

Location: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Job Description:

Major Purpose of the Job:

  • Ensure timely Delivery of solvents, intermediates, and chemicals as per CPL requirement/specifications.
  • To address saving targets as decided by management.
  • To have the lowest possible price by way of negotiation/comparatives/Analysis.
  • Vendor Development, to have an alternate source.
  • Timely MIS to Management.
  • Market Information.
  • Knowledge of SAP

Key Responsibilities:

Ensure timely delivery of

    • Solvents, Intermediates, and Chemicals
    • Advise concerned person for ordering, and guide him for major items ordering.
    • Resolve queries related to indents, if any.
    • Ensure timely release of orders to concerned vendors.
    • Internal Co-ordination.
    • Interaction with Supply Chain
    • Daily monitoring for pending requirement
    • Follow up with vendor for critical items
    • Resolve issues related to quality, stores, SCM, etc.


    • To achieve desired saving against budget rate
    • Arrange Quotations from different vendors
    • Comparative Analysis and negotiation
    • Finalize the price considering the budget, required quantity and delivery time,
    • Approval of HOD

Vendor Development, to have an alternate source

    • Select the items for alternate vendor i.e. for additional source/quality improvement/price etc.
    • Selection of vendor
    • Submit the Sample for approval
    • Vendor audit if required & negotiations


    • Collection of data, like daily purchase order value, weekly material receipt data, monthly details of orders, and receipt
    • Compiled the data & prepare the report in the decided format
    • Submit the report in time to HOD

Market Information

    • Contacts with the vendor for new development
    • Newsletters, internet, etc
    • Visit the vendor premises for the latest update
    • Visit to concern trade fare/seminar etc.
    • Forward the information to the concerned department


  • Report development as per the requirement of purchase department/Management
  • Resolved purchase function issue in consultation with IT


  • Candidates who are based in Ahmedabad or ready to relocate to Ahmedabad with their families ONLY need to apply.
  • Candidates with more than 10 Years of experience in API Purchase for Pharma companies ONLY need to apply.

Qualification: Graduation/Appropriately Qualified

Experience: 10-17 Years

Salary: Negotiable

Contact Details:

hr@cadilapharma.co.in, himanshi.jain@cadilapharma.co.in

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