Manager Procurement

Chittoor Permanent
  • The chance to be a part of a renowned brand
  • The chance to work closely with the leadership team

About Our Client

A subsidiary of a leading Indian conglomerate in the Food & Beverage Segment.

Job Description

* Managing procurement and inventory planning of around 250+Materials (Processed Foods, Poultry, Dairy, Cereals & pulses, Fresh Vegetables, Spices & Seasonings, Flavors, Oils & Fats, and other agricultural commodities; Packaging Materials)

* Material Requirement Planning and supplier allocation within overall framework agreed * Negotiate and ensure continuous supply of materials (right quantity at right quality & right price)

* Prepare category wise material budgets & ensure buying within budget

* Drive procurement optimization and efficiencies, including a review of existing practices. Review procurement processes and work on improvement plans * Ensuring release of formal Firm Vendor Schedules to suppliers

* Suppler selection, negotiation and ordering for routine Plant consumables, spares, equipment etc as per authority policy

* Market conditions, prepare price trends and forecast future markets trends for the respective categories, Support the business with accurate price forecasting.

* Set norms at Organization level for inventory control and planning of RM/PM. Drive working capital initiatives across the chain.

* Ensure that inventory levels are maintained as per the monthly targets agreed as per the plan

* Ensure proper and effective material accountings Systems are maintained to avoid discrepancies between book and physical inventories. Identify, Evaluate & Induct potential suppliers - assess suppliers, perform quality audits in conjunction with Quality/R&D, and ensure appropriate suppliers and their products get approved in the system. Formalize the Vendor Approval & Product Approval process in conjunction with QA/R&D.

The Successful Applicant

Experience: Minimum 7-8 years of Procurement experience (based in a plant) in F&B or FMCG. Food industry preferred
Education Qualification: Graduate + MBA in Supply Chain Management

What's on Offer

Competitive pay & a chance to be a part of one of India's leading conglomerates

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