Conduct purchases, its documentation as per DOA matrix and SOP for Finish Goods (FG), Raw Materials (RM) and Packaging Material (PM) for business.
Negotiate and executes (creates) purchase orders or vendor contracts (approved by AVP) as needed to support the critical business needs. Timely Delivery of desired FG, RM & PM to achieve Sales Plan for plan month.
Optimised resource utilisation (working within set inventory and creditor norms) and negotiate commercial terms (price, payment, delivery, quality) with Product supplier as well as raw material and packaging vendors to achieve business objective.
Conduct and co-ordinate purchases from 3rd party manufacturers, strategic co-marketers and ensure timely quality and delivery. Grievance redressal in terms of quality with 3rd party manufacturers
Manages all activities that develop relationships with suppliers including but not limited to identification, onboarding, complaint handling with suppliers, carriers etc, regarding shortages, rejections etc, reported by the store department / Contract Manufacturer Locations.
Vendor identification, onboarding, development and create Supplier-Business symbiotic ecosystem.
Report to management the measurable status of progress and corrective actions as it pertains to supplier performance.
Maintaining good and cordial relationship with vendor for smooth n timely procurements of Raw Materials (RM) and Packaging Material (PM)
Regulatory – Responsible for State level Permission and Endorsements
Coordination with Sales & Marketing team for different marketing activities
Inter departmental coordination for smooth functioning and operations
Experience (years) at least 4-6 years of experience in purchase in biologicals or agrochemicals industry
Industry Preferred biologicals/ Agrochemical industry
Post Graduate with Management Education Qualification
Degree in Materials Management will be an added advantage
Bsc Ag will be an added bonus
Computer Proficiency with good working knowledge of SAP