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Purchasing Manager - Hiring, Opportunity, APPLY NOW!



Objectives of this role

  • Developing and implementing procurement strategies and policies for cost optimisation and enhancing supply chain efficiency.

  • Identifying, evaluating and selecting suppliers based on quality, reliability, cost-effectiveness and adherence to ethical and sustainability standards.

  • Negotiating contracts and terms with suppliers to ensure favourable pricing, payment terms and mutually beneficial agreements.

  • Collaborating with internal stakeholders to understand their requirements and align procurement activities with organizational goals.

  • Conducting market research and analysis to stay updated on industry trends, supplier capabilities and pricing fluctuations.

  • Managing supplier relationships, including ongoing performance evaluation, issue resolution and fostering long-term partnerships.

  • Monitoring inventory levels, analysing demand patterns and implementing inventory management strategies to manage stock levels and avoid shortages or excesses.

Tasks -

  • Implement procurement systems and tools to streamline processes and enhance efficiency.

  • Source and negotiate with potential suppliers, assess their capabilities and evaluate their suitability based on predefined criteria.

  • Manage supplier relationships, including regular communication, performance evaluations and issue resolution.

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand their requirements and develop procurement plans accordingly.

  • Analyses inventory levels, demand forecasts and consumption patterns to optimize stock levels and reduce carrying costs.

  • Continuously evaluate and improve procurement practices, including identifying cost-saving opportunities and process enhancements.

  • Prepare and present reports on procurement activities, performance metrics and cost savings to higher management.

  • Develop and maintain procurement metrics to track performance, identify areas for improvement and report on sourcing effectiveness.

  • Implement sustainable and socially responsible strategic sourcing practices, including supporting local suppliers and promoting ethical sourcing.

Required skills and qualifications -

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, business administration or a related field.

  • Demonstrable experience in the Indian market and familiarity with local suppliers and sourcing channels.

  • Experience in implementing sustainable and socially responsible procurement practices.

  • Strong skills in budgeting, cost optimization and negotiation techniques.

  • Knowledge of vendor management and inventory management systems.

  • An analytical mind with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.

  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced and competitive environment.




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