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19/04 HR
HR at Asian Paints

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Asian Paints - Manager - Manager - Procurement/Sourcing (8-12 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 915727

Role Identifier

Job Title: Manager - PMDI

Department: Packing Material Development and Improvements (PMDI)

Reporting to : Senior Manager - PMDI

Grade : M6

Jobs Reporting Into : Officer - PMDI

Location/Unit : Corporate Office

Role Description:

Job Purpose:

- Drive initiatives and projects in the area of packing material development arising out of various changes in the existing designs of packing materials or introduction of new packing materials and vendors

- Compliance with relevant statutory requirements related to packaging

Business Responsibility Areas:

- Take up projects of packing material development which may be initiated because of requirements from New Product Development, Purchase, Marketing or design change requests raised by plants

- Monitor and track progress in all the projects taken up by the department so as to ensure timely completion

- Understand and analyze customer complaints, propose solutions and implement the same

- Identify cost-effective packaging, propose and take up cost-saving projects

- Track developments in the packaging domain and explore innovation opportunities for superior quality/customer experience/cost advantages

- Prepare monthly reports to be circulated to hierarchy and Purchase - TC-based recommendations, TC based deletions, Upapproval (what is this?) Calendar, Savings Tracker, six-monthly self-certification of APQS processes, Tracker of Cost Increase because of Packaging Changes, Objective List Status Tracker

- Analyze and propose changes in specifications and test methods

- Ensure compliance to statutory requirements related to declarations on pack

- Comply with 5-S requirements for their respective work stations and common areas belonging to the department

- Work on IT enablement projects

- Build knowledge base on recent trends in packing materials, printing technologies, etc.

- Development of new vendors - vendor audits, shortlist and make a proposal for new vendor introduction

Scope of Work:

a) Financial Scope (Range of financial spend):

Driving packing material saving projects and ensuring target achievement

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

Direct reports: 1 or 2 (Officer - PMDI)

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

Packing material and vendor development in India

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

Packing material and vendor development in one or two of the PM categories for Decorative Business Unit

Functional Competencies:

- Basic knowledge of various quality systems and quality improvement tools

- Knowledge of packing materials, their manufacturing processes, printing technologies

- Basic knowledge of various quality systems and quality improvement tools

- Knowledge of packing materials, their manufacturing processes and printing technologies

Behavioral Competencies:

- Excellent communication skills (written and oral) for working with internal and external stakeholders

- Good negotiation skills on commercial terms and conditions, pricing etc.

- Good networking ability

Key Interactions:


- PM Purchase, Planning, Marketing, Customer Centricity, New Products, Technology, legal


- PM vendors, Artwork development agencies

Role Requirements / Specifications:



- Postgraduate from Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP), SIES or comparable institutes

Previous Experience:


- 8-10 years in the area of packaging development in FMCG Industry


- Experience in PM Purchase,, PM Development

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Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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