The Procurement function at AHEC comprises of committed multi-disciplinary engineering professionals involved in the procurement of right products at right price in right time. The value addition of this team as a part of the supply chain is providing pre-bid support at tendering stage as well as finalizing procurement, optimizing inventory and managing overall logistics of the material and services to our various sites, during execution.
AHEC is committed to fair competition in the market place and hence the choice of suppliers for goods and services is based on the competitive conditions of quality, price, services and value offered to AHEC. AHEC has an integrated database of over 500 Suppliers providing materials of different nature like Project materials, Capital items, Tools & Tackles and consumables running into over 50,000 line items. AHEC being an ISO 9001:2008 certified company has a structured approach in placing orders, receiving and certifying materials and making payments to its suppliers for correct supplies made within the delivery schedule. AHEC employs state-of-the-art procurement strategies like e-procurement which contribute to reducing time, effort and operating expenses.
In order to give the right competitive thrust to its long term plans for EPC projects in the field of Oil and Gas, Power, Water and Waste Water Management and to expand its Supplier base globally , AHEC welcomes manufacturers of engineered items in Mechanical, Electrical, Process Control & Instrumentation products, equipment and services to register them as approved Suppliers of AHEC by submitting their PQ documents for evaluation.
AHEC has expertise in the area of procuring exotic materials like DSS, Inconel, Monel, GRE, etc. The procurement function has supported AHEC in obtaining HDPE Welding certification, ASME U and S Stamp etc. AHEC has executed many projects as Joint Ventures (JVs) with international EPC contractors like SNC Lavalin, Stone-Webster and BHEL. All the JV partners have relied heavily on AHEC’s procurement capabilities for getting the best of the material at competitive prices and matching the project delivery schedule in remote desert locations. AHEC has been commended by clients for proactive support in the area of procurement of long-lead items.