People Matter

Sr Purchasing Coordinator



Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024

At F5, we strive to bring a better digital world to life. Our teams empower organizations across the globe to create, secure, and run applications that enhance how we experience our evolving digital world. We are passionate about cybersecurity, from protecting consumers from fraud to enabling companies to focus on innovation.

Everything we do centers around people. That means we obsess over how to make the lives of our customers, and their customers, better. And it means we prioritize a diverse F5 community where each individual can thrive.

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Are valued and empowered, collaborative and team oriented, innovative in their approach and passionate about their work. They are reliable, trustworthy and open with a high level of integrity. They value diversity, are inclusive and are committed to a global mindset.

Position Summary:

The Sr Purchasing Coordinator plays a key role in managing the global procurement operations associated with hardware, software, professional services, facilities, marketing, and technology support. You will collaborate with various internal partners, finance, and vendors to understand current business challenges, identify projects, set priorities, and successfully execute the purchasing process for existing and new commodities.

Attractions of the Job:

Our Procurement team strives to have the best internal purchasing tools, systems, and processes available anywhere. As a member of this global team, you will find innovative ways to manage our complex operations. You thrive on making processes more efficient and scalable, you work to ensure the highest level of quality of our operations, and you proactively minimize operational spend and risk. Plus, we have fun.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Execute against company policies and purchasing procedures for designated business units and commodities while working closely with internal partners and Accounting.Includes procurement request management, contract and vendor administration, requisition creation, purchase order placement and systems/documentation maintenance.

  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with the supply base and internal customers.

  • Identify and communicate opportunities for more efficient procurement processes and assist with any associated Business Process Improvement review.

  • Analyze data using BI tools and reason to make sound decisions and recommendations. Identify and focus on relevant metrics.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for upholding F5’s Business Code of Ethics and for promptly reporting violations of the Code or other company policies.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Pro-active in driving improved procurement processes and aligning them with broader business strategies.

  • Understanding of contract language and administration.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external parties of a similar level or moderately higher and resolve issues diplomatically.

  • Strong attention to detail.


  • BA/BS degree in related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 2-4 years purchasing experience.

  • Intermediate MS Suite skills.

  • ERP system experience (Oracle preferred).

  • CM and ITSM systems experience a plus.

  • Confident, discrete, and professional.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Duties are performed in a normal office environment while sitting at a desk or computer table.Duties require the ability to utilize a computer, communicate over the telephone and read printed material.

  • Duties may require being on call periodically and working outside normal working hours (evenings and weekends).

  • Duties may require the ability to travel via automobile or airplane, approximately 5% or less of the time spent traveling.

The Job Description is intended to be a general representation of the responsibilities and requirements of the job. However, the description may not be all-inclusive, and responsibilities and requirements are subject to change.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of F5 to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, sensory, physical, or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, job assignment, compensation, promotion, benefits, training, discipline, and termination. F5 offers a variety of reasonable accommodations for candidates. Requesting an accommodation is completely voluntary. F5 will assess the need for accommodations in the application process separately from those that may be needed to perform the job. Request by contacting