Assistant Manager- Indirect Procurement – MRO | Leading Adhesive Company

Assistant Manager- Indirect Procurement – MRO | Leading Adhesive Company

Cerentral Consultants Private Limited
4-9 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Assistant Manager Indirect Procurement

Key Accountabilities

List the expected end results that must be achieved to fulfil the job purpose and the activities that help in achieving these results.

Accountability Cluster

Major Activities / Tasks

Develop vendor categories as per specific requirements received from users and ensure procurement of quality material at optimal rates.
Evaluate vendors for specific requirements
Seek quotations from multiple vendors
Check if vendor is capable to provide required material/service and quality.
Examine requirement trends, supply markets and attempt to get the greatest value without sacrificing quality
Ensure vendor is compliant to regulatory/ethical requirements and support vendor on-boarding in SAP systems.
Negotiate with selected vendors ensuring compliance with procurement guidelines wrt number of quotations from approved vendors to ensure competitive rates.

Set/Follow the formats to process documents for comparison and quality approval.
Provide comparatives and negotiate rates on the based on available competitive quotations or auctions
Generate RFX documents and coordinate for responses and collate the same
Ensure quality and specification are met as per requirements
Benchmark prices/services/payment terms with comparable vendors.
Adoption of best practices to improve process efficiency and productivity.
Create rate contracts and maintenance contracts to automate ordering process
Provide comparatives and enter into agreements
Generate best value through use of spend analytics and automation of processes
Ensure availability of contracts in the system for faster processing of the PRs
Monitor requests against contracts and ensure quick approval of orders
Demonstrate domain specific knowledge.
Monitor and control list of open PR lines to ensure delivery within requested/agreed timeframes.
Provide details as required to get visibility of spend
Generate and share MIS with critical inputs and intelligent commentary
Generate & Review weekly reports with help of manager.
Report deviations and take corrective actions
Monitor delivery status of critical and high value items.
Payment follow up with local finance when required

Major Challenges

Describe the major challenges you face in carrying out the job, and what you do to overcome them.

Cater to non-planned and urgent requirements
Handled by spot purchase or immediate identification of vendor sources and procure material from the right vendors.

Incomplete Specification
Handled by incorporating check points advising and training users. Use of technology to reduce such instances. Discuss with the vendor to build specifications into the system.

Key Interactions

Who (internal/external) does this position interact with on a regular basis to perform this role How often and for what purpose



Indenters for specifications, as required
Users for requirement consolidation, feedbacks
Finance team for payment related issues approx. 2 to 3 times a day
Existing and new vendors for quotation on Daily basis
Logistics service provider for deliveries Weekly basis.


List the data which will reflect the scope and scale of activities concerning the job.

(These should be quantifiable numerical amounts)

Spend basis procurement approx. upto 10 Cr p.a. base of requirement from various plants, HO and depots.

Manage indent lines to the tune of 15-20 per day

Key Decisions:

List the key decisions this job can take on its own and some key recommendations made to reporting manager (or others) for approval



Related to procurement price, existing vendor selection

Change in specification

Payment Terms, Inco-terms

Related to new vendors/alternate vendors


Skills & Knowledge

State the minimum acceptable proficiency for this job. Do not state incumbent-specific information

Educational qualifications:

BE/ B.Tech + MBA

Relevant experience:

4-9 years of experience in procurement
The right candidate will be flexible, action and results oriented, self-starting and have strong analytical skills.
High aptitude for technology
Must have a proven track record in taking ownership, driving results and moving with speed to implement ideas in a fast-paced environment.
Experience in negotiation roles and commercial and taxation structures.
Should have hands-on ERP/SAP experience
Should have good communication skills, MS office skills.

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