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29/04 HR
HR at Asian Paints

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Asian Paints - Executive - Purchase (6-10 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 919866

Job Title Executive - RM Purchase

Department - Purchase

Reporting to Senior Manager - RM Purchase

Grade - EE

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Officer - RM Purchase

Location/Unit - Vakola, Mumbai

Role Description:

Job Purpose:

- Responsible for procurement of Oils and linked RMs. Develop and implement a strategy to ensure the category is operating in line with the objectives of the business, mitigate supply risks and deliver cost savings.

Primary Responsibilities:

Business Responsibility Areas:

Key Performance Indicators:

- To procure material at most competitive prices and help keep APL cost Competitive in the market.

- Interacting with Consultants, Vendors, industry experts to derive insights into the market dynamics for the category and make buying decision basis the same.

- Mapping the demand to ensure seamless availability of material at all manufacturing locations, to ensure no loss of production.

- Responsible for managing relationships and negotiating with suppliers on a regular basis and ensuring seamless execution of the entire procure to pay cycle for the vendors.

- To hold suppliers accountable to right quality of materials in accordance with specified Quality standards

- Prepare accurate quarterly and annual purchasing budget for the category and ensuring that we stay within the budget

- To keep scanning the market for driving cost saving initiative in the category

- Coordinate with internal stakeholders (Planning / IT / Accounts) to drive improvement projects withing the function / category

- Create and implement best practice purchasing strategy to aid cost effective buying

- Purchase Efficiency

- RM Service Levels

- RM Inventory Days

- Vendor Payment Performance

- RM Delivery Performance

- Quarterly and Annual RM Budget accuracy

Scope of Work:

a) Financial Scope (Range of financial spend):

- Annual budgeted value of category is around 450 Cr

b) People Management Scope (Range of no. of Direct/ Indirect Reports):

- Officer - RM Purchase (1 nos.) directly report to this position

c) Geography Coverage (Country-wide/ State-wide / Area-wide)

- Country-wide

d) Corporate Coverage (Company-wide / Business Unit or Function-wide / Sub-function-wide / Other):

- Supply Chain (Decorative Business Unit)

Key Interactions:


Managers, Senior Managers and Chief Managers from the following groups:

- RM Purchase

- Accounts (Shared Service Centre)

- Information Technology

- Manufacturing (Plant Administration)


- Consultants

- Vendors

Role Requirements / Specifications:



- Post Graduate diploma / degree in Operations Management from a reputed institution OR Graduate in Engineering/Commerce from a reputed institution with industry experience in the Purchase

Previous Experience:

Desired - Experience in handling purchase of Commodity RMs is preferred

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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