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11/11 Ruchika Bhardwaj
Managing Partner/Founder at Workoid Consultants

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Manager - Structural/Mechanical Sourcing - Telecom (5-12 yrs)

Gurgaon/Gurugram Job Code: 1002798

We are looking for a Manager-Strategic Sourcing (Structural) for India's largest mobile tower installation company based at Gurgaon.

Ideally we are looking for a qualified BE Mechanical Engineer with strong structual sourcing experience inOEM/Telecom /Infrastructure Companies/Consulting Organisations/Battery manufacturers/automobilemanufacturing/Wind energy.

Job Details :

Function Name : SCM

Division/ Dept: : Strategic Sourcing

Reports to : Category Manager - Strategic Sourcing

Experience : 5+yrs of exposure in sourcing automotive/engineering products in a system oriented company

Education : B.Tech Mechanical

As support provider :

- Interaction with Deployment, Operations, Maintenance and ESH to ensure their business needs are met on time

- Interaction with all Circle SCM Heads to provide required support and eventually ensure that all centrally rolled out projects are being executed on time and in line with the laid down guidelines/processes

As support seeker :

- Interaction with Technology to get all technical documents/ specifications required to initiate sourcing process, Product/Proto Approval, Partner Approvals etc.

- Interaction with Operations for timely KPI sign-off

- Interaction with Finance to ensure partners are being paid on time

- Interaction with Legal to make sure all contractual terms are vetted legally before getting signed off

External interactions : Interaction with concerned infra partners to ensure timely delivery of goods/services

Knowledge Required : Sourcing professional with experience in diverse industries. i.e. Automotive / Oil & Gas / Steel / Telecom / Consulting ; Strong insight of Market and Partners will help achieve optimum cost level

Skills / Competencies : Utilise Sourcing strategy for getting best of finished goods and services. Need to be a tough negotiator and should have awareness of contractual and legal terms and conditions. ; Strategic Sourcing professional need to be exposed with the upcomng technologies and regulatory challenges

Typical Day Looks like : Strategic Sourcing issue - 60% ; Operations Issues - 40%

Principal Purpose of the Job :

Responsibilities encompass assisting category managers in developing and implementing sourcing strategy for respective "Category" and thereby delivering benefits through cost reduction initiatives. The role requires constant monitoring of supply market, trends and partner base to modify strategy or devise new sourcing strategy to derive maximum benefits and to meet internal business needs.

1. Strategic Sourcing :

- Assist category sourcing in formulating strategies in the area of Towers, Monopoles, Shelters, COW's etc. by conducting in-depth spend analysis

2. Cost Control - Material and Services

3. Asset Integrity

4. Safety

5. Process

6. Business Partner Relationship Management

Major Challenges:

- Poor forecast

- Limited advance planning for procurement of infra material

- Limited support from internal stakeholders

- Long approval lead time, too much dependency on other functions

- Partner base is diminishing

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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