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Senior Manager-Purchase

Date: Apr 23, 2024

Location: Pune, IN

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Position Summary with Job Responsibilities

Purpose of the position:
a.    Why the positions exists?
b.    What will happen if there is no one in the position (no one performs the work)?
This position is responsible for carrying out activities related to Purchase related function for specific commodity like Commercial settlements activities pertaining to new projects / existing projects like floating RFQ, quotation comparison, ZBC, logistics & transportation sign-off, budget confirmation from PPM, comparative study of parts & tool cost etc.
Provide inputs for felicitating Make vs Buy decisions, participate and explore cost reduction through import substitution, benchmarking & VAVE activities; completing the activities related to building strategic supplier base & Supplier cost audits, MSA.

Dimensions of the position:
Financial: Annual Purchase Value: As per Commodity, Cost and Capex Management
Non-Financial: No. of parts to be sourced / handled, No. of Suppliers to be managed, No. of contracts
Number of Employees in P & SQ – NA



Work Experience

Education: B.E.

Skills/ Competencies    
1.    Techno- commercial Knowledge- special emphasis on knowledge of machines, processes, technologies, activity based costing, competing MHR.
2.    Negotiation & Analytical Skills.
3.    Part & Tooling Commercial estimates.
4.    Business & Financial Acumen.
5.    Team player.
6.    Self-motivated.
7.    Exposure to Quality management systems
8.    Customer Centricity
9.    Hands-on exposure and experience in MS office , SAP, PLM

Relevant Experience :
Up-to 10 years of relevant experience in  Automobile Industry with in-depth knowledge and understanding of commodity specific supplier base, manufacturing processes, technological advancements and Costing, Financial analytics with sound business acumen.

Key Responsibilities:
S.N.    Key Responsibility & Key Tasks    Measures
1    Purchase Budget activities 
•    Maintain Part level Data to provide timely inputs w.r.t commodity budget, Sustenance budget, VAVE, Cost reductions / increases and provisions.
•    Maintain track of budget allocation and actual spend    
•    Sourcing strategy
2    Purchase Management - Sourcing of direct material from Suppliers
•    Completion & preparation of approval documents for commercial review and release of PO for new projects as per Pro X process within the defined project timeline.
•    Ensure achievement of DMC and Capex part level targets as per the target costs shared by PPPM    
•    Part level DMC and Capex target achievement
•    Effective adoption of sourcing council
•    Timely PNOC closure
3    Strategic Supplier Management (BSSB)
•    Prepare part family-wise commodity book and ensure compliance.
•    Plan & monitor alternate sources and complete sourcing activities for the identified “Exit” suppliers
•    Participate in MSA completion of all strategic suppliers identified as “Grow”
•    Track implementation of action plans for Strategic Suppliers (Grow and Fix) to improve MSA score.    
•    Part familywise commodity book
•    No of source-able suppliers YOY
•    % APV coming from Capable sources
•    No of suppliers with MSA score greater than 70
4    Profitability Enhancement
•    Completion of various activities related to commercial cost reduction activities as per the plan in line with targets
•    Minimize cost increase impact (Commodity and Commercial).    
•    Commercial cost reduction
•    Cost increase 
5    Employee Engagement
•    Ensure to complete training as per the plan    
•     Training plan

Tata Motors Leadership Competencies

Customer Centricity - Anticipating, understanding and focusing efforts on meeting the customer (stakeholders) needs or expectations
Developing Self and Others - Recognizing continuous development is essential for success and taking steps to develop self and helping others to excel
Driving Execution - Translating strategy into action and execution
Leading by Example - Encouraging and following ethical standards
Leading Change - Recognizing the need for change, initiating and adapting to change
Motivating Self and Others - Inspiring teams and individuals

Functional Competencies


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