ASST. MANAGER – PROCUREMENT / MATERIALS

Full Time
CHENNAI
Posted 3 months ago

 

Job Description:

  • Participating as a member of the local Management Team, including the development of strategic and tactical policies, and plans and their delivery.
  • Maintaining high standards of Health, Safety and Environment for the employees and facilities under the post-holder’s responsibility.
  • Member of the Group Purchasing Council to maintain and develop Purchasing Strategy for the Group and its delivery, ensuring best value from both external providers and our own internal resources.
  • Delivering planned performance levels in accordance with Purchasing KPIs.
  • To contribute to our cost competitiveness delivering significant benefits through risk management and the provision of goods and services.
  • Clear communication and implementation of agreed tactical and strategic plans within Purchasing
  • Management of Purchasing Team including the continual development of individual and team capabilities and flexibility, through focussed PDPs, training plans, job rotation as appropriate.
  • Championing a culture of strong feedback, communication and co-operation.
  • Ensuring learning and knowledge transfer and consistency between; i) Purchasing teams, ii) Warehousing, iii) Other Functions.
  • Close liaison and communication with supply base and customers (internal and external). Lead negotiation activities to drive and realise continuous performance improvement.
  • Alignment of supplier agreements with business performance and cost objectives
  • Support & Deliver Cost Reduction initiatives
  • Drive Supplier Quality improvements with focus suppliers
  • Quality assurance, vendor compliance, Supply chain compliance.
  • Spend analytics.
  • Engineering procurement review – Ability to understand Technical & Functional significance of the materials procured
  • Understanding of contractual terms, Service Levels, Operating Level agreements etc.
  • Financial costing and business cases relevant for outsourcing projects.

 

 

Job Features

Job CategoryASST. MANAGER
Reporting toOPERATIONS MANAGER
Educational Qualification:Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent Additional certificate / PG Diploma in Materials Management preferred
Experience• 3 to 5 years’ experience as Team lead preferred
Skill RequirementsSupplier Assessment & Auditing , Budgetary responsibility (Travel ), Responsible for ensuring compliance with the Company’s Code of Ethics , o Communication; Cross functional & Global Teamwork

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