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03/03 Gurleen
Senior Consultant at Symbiosis Management Consultants

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Head - Sourcing/Purchase - Manufacturing (12-25 yrs)

Mumbai/Pune Job Code: 898577

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Sourcing Director Purchasing

Job Summary :

- Plans, develops, and implements a global sourcing strategy. Directs the sourcing function for all materials, supplies, and equipment in support of corporate purchasing operations and goals.

- Ensures sourcing strategy reflects diverse requirements and complies with all regulatory standards.

Key Responsibilities:

- Provides broad leadership in sourcing processes that capitalize on opportunities for the business.

- Leads the selection of vendors and other sources of supplies; builds strong and trusting supplier relationships.

- Negotiates highly complex sourcing contracts; directs the assurance that all terms of sourcing agreements are met by suppliers.

- Establishes target setting goals and objectives.

- Mitigates risk and promotes compliance by establishing and maintaining valued relationships with internal stakeholders.

- Develop strategy and lead category team on early product/technology development

- Communicates and collaborates regularly with purchasing leadership at all levels.

- Manages the identification and implementation of continuous improvement strategies within key processes.

- Ensures the appropriate tools are available to capture data and information critical to decision making in the organization.

- Advises and consults with internal business partners on sourcing processes and procedures.

- Actively contributes to annual planning (AOP) at the business unit and corporate level.

- Presents sourcing and procurement issues to corporate leadership; provides thought leadership for addressing issues.

- Actively promotes and uses fundamental operating mechanisms such as the Cummins Operating System (COS) and Six Sigma.

- Develops, leads, and motivates management staff; sets goals in training and development, performance, and career planning.

- Formulates annual operational and financial budgets as they relate to unit objectives.

Qualifications and Competencies :


Balances stakeholders - Anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders.

Builds effective teams - Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and

perspectives to achieve common goals.

Courage - Stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said.

Develops talent - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization's goals.

Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

Drives vision and purpose - Painting a compelling picture of the vision and strategy that motivates others to action.

Manages Ambiguity - Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear.

Change Management - Applies the CMI structured process and tool set for engaging individuals and organizations through change to achieve and sustain business results and outcomes.

Category Strategy Development - Establishes category strategy using Total Value Performance approach to define the Supply Base and Technology Strategy to meet all current and future

Cost Management - Establishes and controls product and service costs using functional tools to deliver and track product and services at competitive prices; ensures competitiveness of products in our markets while preserving desired margins.

Negotiations Excellence - Utilizes tools and methods in negotiations to achieve stakeholder objectives and achieve a mutually agreed upon all contract terms between all parties.

Supplier Relationship Management - Manages strategic supplier using agreed process with established work plan, senior sponsor meetings, and scorecards; defines and evaluates a collaborative relationship with a Category Partners List supplier to deliver value to the supplier.

This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.

Experience: Significant experience required, including strategy, managerial, and budgetary competence.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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