Senior Manager at Talent Destination
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Head - Purchase - Industrial Products (10-20 yrs)
- Assess current and future material availability by analyzing market trends and delivery systems.
- Formulate and execute purchasing strategies in alignment with departmental budgetary constraints.
- Supervise, direct, and coordinate the activities of personnel involved in procurement and inventory management.
- Establish and enforce purchase and contract management policies and procedures.
- Collaborate with relevant departments to develop specifications for equipment, products, or alternative materials.
- Address vendor or contractor grievances and manage claims related to supplies.
- Maintain optimal inventory levels and facilitate the disposal of surplus materials.
- Monitor and report key functional metrics to enhance cost efficiency and operational effectiveness.
- Negotiate effectively with suppliers to reduce raw material costs.
- Identify and onboard new suppliers to drive cost savings and enhance quality.
- Implement or refine systems for monitoring supplier performance.
- Guide daily departmental operations and assist in audit preparation, including QMS and Buyer audits.
- Prepare comprehensive reports on market conditions and merchandise costs for management review.
- Offer necessary support and guidance for Production Planning and Control (PPC) activities.
- Supervise and oversee production planning and management processes within the organization.
- Develop production plans, budgets, and timelines based on specific requirements.
- Determine production needs considering plant capacity and production specifications.
- Ensure timely implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.
- Manage budgetary allocations and oversee quality control measures.
- Coordinate outgoing logistics activities and general store operations to ensure smooth functioning.