Ivalua Tool - Purchasing Functional Consultant

Job location:
Pune, India
Created moment:
November 11, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 06561

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

Ivalua Tool - Purchasing Functional Consultant

Job Summary

Job Purpose:

Imerys is a world leader in creating specialty solutions that improve everyday life through minerals. Our success is built on our people and creating an environment where our 17,500 employees around the globe can thrive. 

We passionately believe that our teams are at their best when they have the opportunity to learn, collaborate and find new ways to solve our customers’ challenges, no matter what part of the business they are in.

This position is part of the Purchasing Excellence Team.

The IS Purchasing - Key User is responsible for supporting the APAC team of the implementation of the Purchasing Information System project.

He/She will be part of a project team and is accountable for all project streams including:

  • Local coordination & completion of the site activities towards IS Purchasing tool of each APAC waves

  • Propose IS Purchasing tool enhancements in the maintenance phase

  • Promote the tool & support the end-users within his/her geographical scope

  • Align with the CORE team

Job Scope/ Dimension:

IMERYS has committed to a challenging purchasing optimization program that aims to support savings performance plans with technological assets and digitalize the purchasing process to offer buyers' community (and other profiles such as stakeholders) suitable tools in order to increase efficiency and eliminate non-value-added duties. 

The aim of the project is to implement Purchasing IS within all Imerys entities:

  • Users number: Up to 400

  • Applicative map:  4 pillars (SRM / E-sourcing / Purchasing Contracts / E-procurement)

  • Project number (functional / technical):  1

  • Software: Ivalua

  • Scope: Worldwide, focus on APAC & China

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

For core solution implementation 

  • Participate in IS Purchasing implementation project (user acceptance testing, training, communication…)

  • Assist in the training of Pilot entities' key users

  • Assist in Pilot entities' hypercare within your scope

For the solution rollout

  • For each roll-out:

    • Assist UAT and key user test

    • Assist in the golive and hypercare

    • Maintain the documentation up to date

    • Animate on-site and remote training for all stakeholders (buyers, requesters…)

  • Stabilize the solution & methodology to be able to industrialize rollouts

For the Solution Maintenance and Continuous Improvement

  • Analyze issues /requests raised by users and propose actions

  • Collect user feedbacks

  • Establish a trusty relationship with users and stakeholders

Job Specifications:

Education and Experience requirements


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Engineering

  • 3 years of practical experience in purchasing process & tools (Source to Contract)

  • Experience in a Global organization with competing priorities and ambiguous requirements

  • Fluent or native English speaker


  • Experience in Procure to Pay process and ERP, Ivalua software is a plus

  • Fluent in any additional Asian language (Chinese, …)

  • Experience of working within a culturally diverse global company

Position Type

Full time



Only technical issues will be monitored through the below inbox:

recruiting.support@ imerys.com


To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.