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07/09 Sarmistha Ghosh
CEO at Mizizi Management System Pvt. Ltd.

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Lead - Procurement/Purchase - Paints/Home Building/TMT/Manufacturing (8-15 yrs)

Kolkata Job Code: 1311311

Roles & Responsibilities:

- Plan, organize and control, and evaluate the purchase of RM & PM at the most competitive prices and help reduce/ hold product costs to improve profitability.

- Expertise in the procurement of chemicals for decorative & industrial paints, emulsions, extenders, T102, additives, etc.

- Ensure the right quality of materials in accordance with specified quality standards.

- Regularly Co-ordinate with procurement vendors for competitive pricing and timely availability

- Ensure availability of material at all manufacturing locations, without any loss of production.

- Maintain cost-effective inventory with the least lead time and without compromising production schedules.

- Ensure closure of complaints related to the quality of materials with the plant QA team.

- Forecasting levels of demand for services and products to meet the business needs and keeping a constant check on stock levels.

- Promptly advise the manufacturing plants, labs, and purchasers on supply and pricing changes as per company guidelines.

- Be aware of the requirements of each plant and lab and work in coordination with other purchasers and management to develop long-term inventory plans for materials to ensure production levels are met.

- Negotiate best pricing options including rebates coordinating the administration of the rebates with the Finance department.

- Keep Labs abreast of discussions with suppliers.

- Work in conjunction with the technical departments to determine primary and secondary material sources.

- Keep abreast of new technologies and make recommendations to technical departments as required.

Key Technical Expertise:

- Have considerable knowledge of methods of analyzing suppliers & materials, contract language, compliance requirements, and financial risk.

- Has the ability to develop & execute business continuity/strategic plans to provide direction toward the achievement of financial targets.

- Knowledge of the paint manufacturing process and Operational knowledge of internal purchasing systems

- Experience in the order and control of raw material inventory.

- Considerable knowledge of laws, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to corporate purchasing practices.

Leadership Skills:

- Has strong 'hands-on' people management, stakeholder management, team building, leadership, and coaching skills.

- Be excellent in negotiation, oral, and written communication skills.

- A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills.

- Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with corporate departments and key business partners.

- Understanding of paint and paint formulations.

- Knowledge of health and safety regulations.

- Experience in handling procurement tools like SAP MM, and Advanced Excel will be preferred.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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