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Category Head - Yarn Sourcing (7-15 yrs)

MP/Budhni Job Code: 661009

Job Description

1. General Information

Position Title: Category Head Yarn Sourcing

Reports to: Head Supply Chain Management

Department: Supply Chain Management

Job Location : Budhni

2. Organization Chart

3. Key Accountabilities - 

- Understand business requirements and review annual /weekly/ monthly sourcing plan based on annual business and production plans

- Evaluate feasibility of alternatives (outsourcing/contracting etc.) to ensure timely delivery and cost optimization

- Plan for the procurement of raw materials and direct variables, logistics and shipping costs within budget

- Develop plans to improve control of inventory and on time delivery to the customer

- Build partnerships with preferred vendors (RM suppliers, logistic vendors and shipping partners) through quantity commitments

- Liaise with global / local vendors to secure competitive bids and availability

- Drive specific initiatives aimed at cost reduction in the supply chain. E.g. supporting wider business improvement initiatives

- Ensure on time, within quality and cost procurement for projects

- Settlement of vendor claims and dispute resolution

- Monitor the cash flow by collecting & consolidating cash flows of individual contractors/consultants and update the cash flow requirements on regular basis

4. Qualifications and Experience


- Master / Bachelor of Engineering (full time) / PG Diploma (2 years full time) or Master's degree (full time) in Business Administration / Management

- 8-10 years of post-qualification experience in Packaging & Sourcing with P&L responsibility


- Working knowledge of SAP

- Have implemented LEAN and JIT

- Good in building relations

- Adaptable and flexible in any situation

5. Knowledge and Other Skill

- Expertise in Sourcing / Procurement

- Excellent knowledge of Yarn, Textile market insights

- Strong International sales & marketing background

- Strong product knowledge including Yarn and related textiles

6. Reportees

- Executive Material Management / Purchase (2-3) direct reportees.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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