We are looking for a https://www.linkedin.com/feed/hashtag/?keywords=purchaseengineer&highlightedUpdateUrns=urn%3Ali%3Aactivity%3A6820658534355607552">#PurchaseEngineer to buy products that are essential for our company’s day-to-day operations. You will review prices and quality and ensure optimal stock levels.
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Experience in Specifically machine shop items for machines (like VMC, CNC) and if possible foundry knowledge will be added advantage, Experience in an engineering, procurement and operations, Effective verbal and written communication skills, Proficiency with personal computers and networking, specifically Microsoft Excel, Knowledge and direct experience in negotiating contracts and quotations with Contract Manufacturers and Suppliers, Ability to identify cost reduction opportunities
Subodh PopalwarSoftware Engineer, Memorres
About manufacturing Company
Job Description: Scouring Scrap
International & Domestic Sourcing/Purchasing/Procurement of Aluminium/Metal/Alloy Scraps
About Us: We are an early-stage start-up funded by Matrix Partners, Multiply Ventures, and other marquee angel investors operating in the B2B Cross-Border Raw material E-Commerce Space. We are a one-stop cross-border sourcing platform for all raw material needs of a manufacturer. We are pioneering the vision of bridging the long prevailing trade gap between buyers and sellers belonging to different geographies. With the world rapidly moving online, our platform enables easy and secure B2B e-commerce of Raw and Semi-finished materials that are not confined to any one geography, but rather accessible to buyers and sellers across the globe. Our buyers can explore and choose from a large selection of products, curated as per their requirements from verified domestic and foreign sellers. Through a seamless and hassle-free ordering experience, we eliminate geographical barriers or limitations in just a few simple steps, allowing our buyers to enjoy the products of their choice within the promised timelines. Our selling partners, on the other hand, will gain access to newer, untapped markets, and can leverage our service for guaranteed orders, payment security, and incremental sales Position Overview: We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced professional to join our team as an International & Domestic Sourcing/Purchasing/Procurement Specialist. The primary responsibility of this role is to oversee the sourcing, purchasing, and procurement activities related to Aluminium/Metal/Alloy Scraps of various kinds, including Tense, Troma, TT, and Zorba. The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying reliable suppliers, negotiating contracts, ensuring quality standards, and managing the entire procurement process.
1. Conduct market research to identify potential suppliers of Aluminium/Metal/Alloy Scraps globally and domestically.
2. Develop and maintain a strong network of suppliers and vendors in the scrap industry.
3. Evaluate supplier capabilities, including their financial stability, reliability, and quality standards.
4. Negotiate pricing, contracts, and terms of agreement with suppliers to ensure cost-effectiveness and favourable terms.
5. Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand the scrap requirements and develop sourcing strategies accordingly.
6. Ensure compliance with legal, environmental, and ethical standards in the procurement process.
7. Manage the entire procurement cycle, including sourcing, bidding, order placement, shipment tracking, and delivery.
8. Monitor and evaluate supplier performance, including timely delivery, quality, and adherence to specifications.
9. Resolve any issues or disputes with suppliers related to quality, delivery, or contractual obligations.
10. Analyze market trends, pricing fluctuations, and supply-demand dynamics to optimize sourcing strategies and mitigate risks.
11. Maintain accurate records of procurement activities, supplier contracts, and pricing agreements.
12. Stay updated with industry trends, regulations, and best practices in scrap sourcing and procurement.
1. Proven experience of at least 4 years in international and domestic sourcing/purchasing/procurement of Aluminium/Metal/Alloy Scraps, specifically Tense, Troma, TT, and Zorba.
2. In-depth knowledge of the scrap industry, including an understanding of different scrap grades, market pricing, and quality standards.
3. Strong negotiation and communication skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships with suppliers.
4. Proficient in conducting market research, supplier evaluation, and contract negotiation.
5. Familiarity with international trade regulations, customs procedures, and documentation requirements for scrap import/export.
6. Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities to identify cost-saving opportunities and mitigate supply chain risks.
7. Proficient in using procurement software and tools for data analysis and vendor management.
8. Highly organized with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
9. Strong attention to detail and commitment to maintaining high-quality standards in procurement processes.
Location = Delhi / Bengaluru
Profile = Assistant Manager / Manager - International & Domestic Sourcing (Metal Scraps). This is an urgent requirement.
Below are strict criterias.
1. Should have 4+ years of experience in international & domestic sourcing / purchasing / procurement of Aluminium / Metal / Alloy Scraps of various kinds i.e; Tense, Troma, TT, Zorba.
2. Should've travelled to international locations for aforesaid sourcing purpose. (not strict).
The Animal Feed Supplement Procurement Specialist is responsible for managing the procurement process of animal feed supplements, ensuring timely and cost-effective sourcing of high-quality products that meet the nutritional requirements of animals. This role involves collaborating with suppliers, internal teams, and stakeholders to optimize the supply chain and support the organization's goals of animal health and productivity.
- Sourcing and Supplier Management:
- Identify, evaluate, and select suppliers of animal feed supplements based on quality, reliability, cost, and delivery capabilities.
- Develop and maintain strong relationships with existing suppliers while continuously seeking new potential sources.
- Negotiate pricing, terms, and contracts with suppliers to ensure favorable agreements for the organization.
- Procurement Strategy:
- Collaborate with relevant departments (such as veterinary, nutrition, and operations) to understand the specific requirements for animal feed supplements.
- Develop and implement a procurement strategy that aligns with the organization's goals and ensures a consistent supply of high-quality supplements.
- Market Research:
- Stay up-to-date with industry trends, innovations, and regulatory changes in the animal feed supplement sector.
- Conduct market research to identify new product options and emerging suppliers that could enhance the organization's offerings.
- Quality Assurance:
- Work closely with quality control teams to establish and maintain quality standards for animal feed supplements.
- Perform regular quality checks and audits on products to ensure they meet the required specifications.
- Inventory Management:
- Monitor inventory levels of animal feed supplements and forecast demand to prevent stockouts or overstock situations.
- Coordinate with warehouse and logistics teams to optimize inventory turnover and minimize storage costs.
- Risk Management:
- Identify potential supply chain risks and develop contingency plans to mitigate disruptions in the procurement process.
- Monitor geopolitical, environmental, and economic factors that could impact the availability of feed supplements.
- Data Analysis and Reporting:
- Analyze procurement data to identify cost-saving opportunities, supplier performance, and overall procurement efficiency.
- Generate regular reports and presentations to communicate key metrics and insights to management.
Qualifications and Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Animal Science, Business, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
- Proven experience in procurement, preferably in the animal feed or agricultural industry.
- Strong negotiation and communication skills.
- Knowledge of animal nutrition and feed supplement products.
- Familiarity with procurement software and tools.
- Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret data and make informed decisions.
- Detail-oriented and organized approach to managing supplier relationships and procurement processes.
- Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment.
- Problem-solving skills and adaptability to changing market conditions.
Roles and Responsibilities :
- Handling inquiries to get quotations from the vendor and closing it by generating the purchase orders.
- Coordinating and negotiating with vendors to get the most cost effective quotations.
- Procure products at negotiated rates from vendors
- Researching new prospective brands and affitating with them for new business
- Establish and maintain relationships with industry influencers and key strategic partners
- Preparing proposals for the clients based on their respective inquiries. Utilizing excel to keep the dashboard off inquiries, quotation, purchase orders, payments & deliveries.
Key Skills required
- Excellent communication, presentation and leadership skills
- Sound knowledge of MS - Office
- Outstanding organizational and time management skills
- Aptitude in presentation and public speaking
- Attention to details Critical thinker and analytical problem solver
Our client is a Delhi based healthcare platform that is dedicated to Ayurveda and provides wellness solutions to its customers that is tailored and fine-tuned to their requirements. They have created a unique balance of Ayurvedic herbs and western medicine to come up with courses and medical advice which will not only rid their patients of the illness but also helps them bring the body back into balance.
Their services are available across the globe, with over 65% of their client base being from US, UK, and Canada. The company's primary focus is on Ayurveda and taking the ancient knowledge to anyone who wishes to bring back balance to their health and apply the tools in their everyday life.
As the SCM Manager, you will be managing procurement of product, packaging and services for all ongoing and future brand launches.
- Leading & driving the identification and development of suppliers & vendors, negotiations to get better commercial terms & value
- Supporting in implementing comprehensive procurement and commercial/contracts for supplies & services for product development and manufacturing activities. Working closely with Legal team to ensure finalizing agreements/contracts appropriately in the interest of the organisation.
- Proactively engaging with suppliers & vendors to ensure timely delivery of products.
- Ensuring that the development and execution of Procurement and Commercial strategies are aligned with company’s business objectives and in line with the overall budgeted costs.
- Shaping policies for effective and efficient procedures for management of procurements and improving quality.
- Managing logistics for timely & effective management of supplies.
- Driving & supporting the administrative aspects for procurement including ensuring timely billing, reconciliation of bills with supplies or services provided. Working with finance function for statutory taxations and compliance norms etc to be followed by suppliers, vendors, subcontractors etc.
- Managing warehouse operations.
- Ensuring smooth daily work of warehouse operations and logistics processes, controlling, managing and monitoring inventory, ensuring adequate stock levels, ensuring all deliveries are dispatched on time, coordinating with the Logistics manager and management for any requirements. Strategizing for optimum utilization of warehouse infrastructure.
- Coordinating and Managing QC of products and ensuring that the reports are approved timely.
- Monitoring and documenting everyday activities of units and ensuring efficient working of both manufacturing and packaging department and ensuring continuous improvement in the same.
- Providing the necessary support to enable effective governance of inventory management rules, including definition of inventory categories and ownership matrices.
- Taking ownership for various inventory tracking reports and their respective KPIs
- Helping set data quality requirements to enable and maintain an effective executive oversight for inventory management throughout the enterprise
What you need to have:
- Experience in FMCG industry, Food & Beverage
- Capable of handling projects and decision making independently, should be strong on project execution skills
- Knowledge of excel.
- Quality Check (production aesthetic)
- Global sourcing
- Basic understanding of costing
- Following procurement processes as per guidelines
- Strategizing and implementing efficient processes to ensure 100% order fulfilment on time.
- Ensuring promptness, accuracy in procurements and maintaining records of goods ordered, received and returns.
- Ensuring efficient demand servicing – Delivery @ stores, call centre, retailers, franchises etc.
- Evaluating potential vendors, negotiating and getting them registered as per set process.
- Maintaining good relationships with vendors / suppliers
- Regularly doing market research ensuring generic medicines range is enhanced from time to time.
- Maintaining accurate medicine master data base.
- Maintaining updated records of purchased products, delivery information and invoices.
- Liaising with new vendors and negotiating for the best deals whenever required
- Ensuring that the products and supplies are of high quality and as per set standards.
- Monitoring stock levels and placing orders as needed
- Working with internal team members ensuring speed and accuracy and performing other duties.
- Staying informed on the latest industry techniques and methods.
- Preparing training material and conduct regular training to all team members of Supply Chain Management.
- Preparing regular reports and ensuring timely update to management.
What you need to have:
- Qualification: Professional Degree
- Experience : 6-7 years of Procurement experience of Medicines (mandatory) / FMCG products
- Age : 28 – 35
- Pharmacy Knowledge – Medicine, Generic Medicines and FMCG items
- Market Orientation / Vendor Knowledge
- Ability to negotiate
- Computer Knowledge
What you will do:
- Planning of purchase requirements as per manufacturing schedule/purchase indent
- Controlling budgets
- Managing and developing vendors
- Managing inventory
- Managing ongoing supplier relationships
- Preparing reports on purchases, including cost analyses
- Negotiating with supplier for economical pricing for best quality material
Desired Candidate ProfileWhat you need to have:
- 10 years experience in Purchase
- Prior experience in an FMCG/Personal care company preferred
- Experience in purchasing ingredients, extract powders, solvents, and consumable items
Started in 2015, this lifestyle and accessories startup has taken over the consumer electronics sector in India. Our client has a product range that includes an extensive catalog of headphones, speakers, travel accessories, and modern earphones. It believes in providing cutting edge electronic products stamped with durability and affordability.
The brand is associated with some of the major icons across categories and tie-ups with industries covering fashion, sports, and music, of course. The founders are Marketing grads, with vast experience in the consumer lifestyle products and other major brands. With their vigorous efforts toward quality and marketing, they have been able to strike a chord with major E-commerce brands and even consumers.
- Analyzing the marketplace to find capable manufactures who provide the best product cost, quality and delivery objectives insuring maximum bottom-line impact
- Managing the end-to-end RFx process, Supplier selection including negotiating the best cost and contract
- Managing the supplier relationship on an ongoing basis including holding the supplier to quality and compliance requirements
- Developing negotiation strategies to deliver against business objectives and achieving sustainable relationships with suppliers. This includes periodic rebidding to ensure our costs remain competitive
- Developing risk mitigation strategies including contingency plans, lead-time reductions and supply chain efficiencies
- Being responsible for selecting suppliers that can reliably deliver products on spec at high quality levels and targeted costs.
- Regularly monitoring key aspects of factory and supplier performance levels through a scorecard and audit process.
- Interacting with multiple internal and external stakeholders and regularly updating leadership on progress
- 3+ years experience in strategic sourcing, supply chain management or supplier management
- Bachelor’s degree - BE/ BTech
- Experience in supplier negotiations
- Understanding technical requirements and translating them to business/ sourcing parameters is a must
- Smart, creative thinker and problem-solver, fast learner, with demonstrated initiative
- Willingness to adapt to fast changing situations encountered in startups
- Strong writer and communicator, excellent listener, with superior sales skills and comfort regularly interacting with strangers
- MBA from a reputed college
- Experience in consumer electronics and good understanding of electronics manufacturing
- Prior experience in setting up sourcing programs, supplier management scorecards and dashboards
Founded in 2019 by VIT alumni, this B2B marketplace works with the bottomline of hotels thereby helping them boost their profits by at least 20%. It has already empowered over 1000 hotels including ITC Hotels, Radisson and Taj.
This platform is disrupting the hospitality sector by leveraging the power of omnichannel procurement.
- Creating and implementing best purchasing practice, vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve business performance
- Discovering profitable suppliers and initiating business and organizing partnerships
- Negotiating with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
- Evaluating the challenges faced by the business and taking action to mitigate risks and developing opportunities
- Responsible for managing relationships and negotiating with key suppliers at a senior and strategic level
- Collaborating with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company
- Providing leadership and managing a high performing team that delivers continuous improvement, added value and cost reduction
Desired Candidate Profile
What you need to have:
- Any graduate degree
- 4+ years of experience in the Hospitality industry in a senior Procurement role
- Ability and experience in leading a team
- Strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
- Self-motivated and driven