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Asian Paints - Manager - Joint Value Creation (1-3 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 642790

Role : Identifier

Job Title : Manager Department JVC

Reporting to : Senior Manager JVC Grade M6B

Jobs Reporting Into : Officer - JVC 


Location/Unit : Vakola

Role Description :

Job Purpose :

- Develop new raw materials and new suppliers to achieve material cost savings, reduce supply vulnerability & support new product development initiatives

- Project management : Timely completion of projects through effective stakeholder management (R&T, purchase, plant and externally with suppliers) and deployment of the vendor development process (stage - gate process)

Primary Responsibilities :

Business Responsibility Areas :

Key Performance Indicators :

Strategic :

- Achieve RM cost saving targets through ideation and leading the development projects

- Collaborate with purchase for the volume estimates for the next year to prepare estimated savings coming out of new developments

- Plan for handling & storage of new raw materials at plants in co-ordination with planning and purchase

- Formulate the strategy for development and prioritize the evaluation of raw materials

Operational :

- Achieve annual target of material cost savings

- Develop new vendors to reduce supply vulnerability

- Conduct core team meetings with supplier and technology to understand and assess the commercial and technical aspect of any new raw material

- Ensure all the commercial & safety related aspects of raw materials are met before it clears stage 1 of project

- Review projects regularly with technology and vendors for timely completion

- Conduct meetings with suppliers and technology to understand the new developments & innovations in coatings industry

- Identify new opportunities for Asian Paints

- Discuss the changes in test method and specification of raw materials with technology, inform them to hierarchy and get the same implemented

- Co-ordinate with supplier, planning and plant to conclude the shop-floor trials in budgeted timelines

- Ensure 100% compliance to Asian Paints quality system

- Prepare and circulate MIS on time

- Generate ideas on cost saving, quality improvement & vulnerability reduction and get the same evaluated through projects

- Provide support to New products in developing new raw materials and ensuring timely availability at plant

- Vendor visits with representative from technology so understand the manufacturing process for a raw material and overall supplier capability assessment

- Conduct hand over meeting with Purchase and supplier so as to have smooth commercial buying of the material.

Financial :

- Analyze the quotes received from vendors and get validation from Seniors

- Ensure that landed cost (ECAs) given to costing team are in-line with the actual costs

People Management :

- Set goals, review and manage performance, guide and counsel them, provide feedback on performance so as to ensure a motivated and committed team

- Ensure high level of employee engagement and leverage the strength of individuals

Cost : RM cost saving target for the year

Project management : Compliance to project timelines/milestones achievement

Service : meeting specific targets for developing sources for vulnerable RMs

Innovation : Enabling generation of ideas / projects through participation in supplier meetings / ideation sessions and attending business seminars and coating shows

Scope of Work :

a) Financial Scope (Range of financial spend): - NA

b) People Management Scope (Range of no. of Direct/ Indirect Reports): - 1 direct report

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

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

Key Interactions :

Internal : 


- Manager/Sr. Manager - Purchase

- Manager/ Sr. Manager - Planning

- Manager/ Sr. Manager - Production

- Manager/ Sr. Manager - QA

- Manager/ Sr. Manager - Technology

External :


- Supplier

Role Requirements / Specifications :

Qualifications Essential : Graduate from good institution

Desired : MBA

Previous Experience Essential : Fresher

Desired :

- 1-2 years of experience in procurement / sourcing

Functional Competencies :


- Domain knowledge

- Opportunity evaluation

- Stakeholder engagement

- Project management

- Data Collation and Analysis

Leadership Competencies :


- Execution Excellence

- Build Successful Partnerships

- Challenging Status Quo

- Impactful Communication

- Lead People

- Customer Centricity

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