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Purchase and Procurement:

  • Responsible for entire Procure to Pay Process.
  • Ensure streamlined delivery of products & services through a carefully selected list of suppliers.
  • Coordinate with Intercompany factories/vendor for procurement and follow up for expediting shipments and timely shipment document availability
  • Maintain strong business relationships with the vendors.
  • Periodically review existing supplier agreements
  • Reviewing open purchase orders
  • Reviewing reports for stock outs and expediting open orders
  • Monitoring price increases and communicating changes as necessary
  • Develop closer collaboration with key suppliers to leverage the sharing of operational knowledge, inventory management and demand bundling to achieve valued added frame agreements and lower costs.
  • Develop, implement and maintain standards, policies, processes and systems to ensure that the purchasing is carried out effectively to deliver to its clients industry leading operational cost control and supply reliability
  • Monitor supplier performance and initiate actions to improve delivery & quality parameters
  • Generate year on year sourcing savings through innovative ways and collaboration with design and production teams
  • Reviewing line points/ order points for inventory stock levels
    • Documentation as per ISO requirement
    • Follow up for the material as per delivery schedule mentioned in purchase order
    • Other duties as assigned
    • No delays in production on account of procurement cycle
    • No delay in forwarding of bills, testing certificates to concern departments
  • Planning & Inventory Management:

  • Streamlining the system and procedures for effective inventory control, thereby ensuring ready availability of products to meet customer demand.
  • Ensuring optimum inventory and effecting efficient inventory controls of all input materials through monitoring of stock and reorder levels without hampering the customer service levels.
  • Responsible for incentive reduction, increase inventory turns and improved order-to-delivery results across Commercial and supply Organization.
  • Responsible for managing the design, development and implementation of well-balanced, cost efficient inventory strategies for both purchases and distribution of products.
  • Plan, direct, control and manage the supply chain to ensure that the order fulfilment rate is balanced with service, delivery and stock performance.
  • Identify and resolve supply chain constraints that require the ability to work across cross-functional areas and facilitate quick decision making.
  • Incumbent expected to coordinate planning efforts, ensuring alignment between commercial and manufacturing unit, and planning goals & objectives, while delivering high quality forecast.
  • Analytics and Metrics:

  • Provide KPI reporting on supply, inventory and supply chain costs to include customer service, plan vs. actual.
  • Track and share vendor performance – LOTC, OTD, lead times, Vendor category
  • Project cost analysis to understand variance in actual cost Vs projected cost of the project and initiate corrective actions to bring costs under control
  • Provide data and guide the Sales & Operations Planning process.
  • Skills and Abilities

  • Hand on working knowledge of SAP MM Module
  • Should have good knowledge and experience in material planning and inventory management
  • Experience in vendor management to consistently improve performance and quality.
  • Monitoring and controlling key metrics like
    • Inventory turn (cost of sales/average inventory in a given period)
    • Dead Stock Management / Slow moving
    • Forecasting /Demand planning
    • Incoming Quality
    • Lead time
    • Sourcing savings
    • LOTC etc
  • Should have strong numerical ability.
  • Innovative and ability to take challenges
  • Good Analytical skills
  • Leadership Qualities
  • Excellent oral and written communication and coordination skills
  • Familiar with ERP operating systems like SAP, WMS and MS Office.
  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in any discipline; Master in SCM/MBA will be added advantage.
  • Minimum experience of 3 - 5 years in relevant positions meeting the required skills and abilities.
  • Previous experience in procurement for manufacturing or project based sourcing and a proven track-record of Management in a similar role will be preferred

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