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Sr Manager – Purchase

Date: Jul 19, 2024

Location: Pune, MH, IN

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Position Summary with Job Responsibilities

Sr Manager – Purchase will work with the relevant teams to award the portfolio of contracts in order to maximize added value from 3rd Party Goods and Services and achieve business objectives in a timely manner within TML procurement procedures.

Job Responsiblities
•    Prepare DMC (Direct Material Cost) and Capex estimation for the upcoming models    
•    Identify vendors with advance technology, prepare business plan and validation of vendors and initiate vendor empanelment process
•    Review SOR on Technical specifications in order to shortlist vendors
•    Review tech specification/ drawing shared by Product development for a particular commodity         
•    Prepare RFQ document for floating to Vendors & ensure TRSO signoff from SQ. 
•    Analyse quotation received for RFQ. 
•    Prepare Cost Estimate for parts as per TML Standard Cost Estimation Process
•    Propose a shortlist of most suitable vendors after negotiation
•    Recommend SOB for vendors as per organizations long term sourcing strategy    
•    Obtain internal approval for vendor finalization through sourcing council and release PO
•    Monitor and Review financial health, operations, IR health, etc. of the suppliers for long term sustainability    
•    Identify vendors which can be groomed as long term partners for TML        
•    Supplier negotiation – Assess the current situation (Business Environment- External) along with SQ and SCM and tactfully negotiate the terms and conditions with the suppliers  
•    EVI (Early Vendor Involvement) – develop vendors for critical long lead time items
•    Evaluate vendors to track target cost, in case of cost escalation / quality issues initiate re-sourcing along with SQ and SC for identified commodity 
•    Process and Supply chain Optimization by localization of the component by resourcing or by introduction of alternate technologies with the help of vendors
•    Collaborate with ERC on cost reduction initiatives through VAVE (Value addition – value-engineering initiatives), change in design or process improvement. Work along with vendors to get optimal advantage        
•    Compare current part with the Proposed change and review the commercial impact
•    Release of RFQ for the shortlisted list of vendor
•    Track market commodity prices for costing references 
•    Drive cost reduction through Commercial reduction, VAVE, Resourcing & SOB mix     
•    Ensure amendment of Purchase orders on the revised pricing


BE/B Tech

Work Experience

3-9 years

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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