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Purchasing Associate

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Location: Hyderabad, TG, India
Date Posted: Mar 24, 2023
Category: Purchasing
Job ID: 117323

Job Description


About Clean Harbors:

Clean Harbors Inc. ( is a NYSE listed US based $4.5 billion company. Clean Harbors was founded in 1980 near Boston by Mr. Alan S. McKim, who today remains the company’s Chairman.

Everywhere industry meets environment, Clean Harbors is on-site, providing premier environmental, energy and industrial services. Clean Harbors employs a dedicated workforce of 15,000 employees and has over 450 service locations across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Beyond addressing the environmental needs of its more than 300,000 customers, the Company has been on the front lines of addressing some of the largest emergency response events in North America of the past several decades including the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the anthrax attacks in New York, the 2015 avian flu outbreak that devastated the poultry industry, Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Sandy, and the oil pipeline breaks that affected the Yellowstone and Kalamazoo rivers, along with other major chemical releases into the environment.

Clean Harbors India has been strategically established as the Global Capability Center (GCC) to serve our parent company. We take pride in serving some of the most tech savvy business stakeholders at Clean Harbors. The GCC employees form part of our globally integrated teams that provide cutting-edge IT solutions and production support across platforms. Our shared services teams work seamlessly with their global counterparts in providing critical 24x7 support in various functions including Finance, HR, Procurement, IT and Operations. Our aggressive growth plans open significant career advancement opportunities for our employees.


Job Title: Juinor Associate/Associate/Senior Associate - Procurement

The Purchasing Associate/Senior Associate is responsible for maintaining the Purchasing database and assisting the Procurement manager. Ensures information entered the purchasing database is accurate and has proper approval prior to entry, Maintains PeopleSoft item database, which includes creating item IDs, processing item links, updating pricing, and creating item catalogs.

Functional Requirement:

  • Creates Purchase Orders (POs) and change orders.
  • Assists the Procurement Manager in researching cost reduction ventures.
  • Maintains accounts for selected National Vendors.
  • Reviews and approves invoices as assigned by Procurement Manager.
  • The Specialist Purchasing performs a variety of administrative, system maintenance, field interface, and purchasing duties. Maintains the purchasing / item master databases and participates in the procurement of supplies, vendor relations, program management, and user training.
  • Works with new or existing vendors to develop relations and research cost reduction opportunities; analyzes and recommends options.
  • Maintain accounts for selected national vendors.
  • Review and approve invoices as assigned by procurement manager.
  • Conduct purchasing data analysis assign by Procurement Manager to support cost savings initiatives.


Job Descriptions:

  • Maintains PeopleSoft vendor database, which includes creating new vendors, processing address changes, and creating vendor reports.
  • Assists with training new users on the purchasing system.
  • Trains and supports field personnel on purchase order processing and troubleshooting to ensure accuracy and integrity in the purchase process
  • Process supplier credit applications in line with Clean harbors legal and risk management policies
  • Process all field issued Vendor Information Requests (VIR).
  • Perform Supplier negotiations, request for proposals (RFP) and Request for Quotes (RFQ) with regional and local suppliers that are not under the national preferred vendor umbrella
  • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned from time to time by management and will be required by the needs of Clean Harbors business.


Technical Skills:

  • PC skills: Microsoft Word and Excellent excel.
  • Good written and verbal skills.
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities and meet deadlines.
  • Customer service skills


  •  Bachelor’s degree in accounting or Any Degree.
  • 0-3 years purchasing support experience.
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