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23/11 Deepika
Manager-HR at Jalongi.com

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Jalongi - Purchasing Officer (2-3 yrs)

Kolkata Job Code: 21562

Fish & seafood is a large, complex, rapidly growing and mostly unorganized category, a perfect candidate for e-commerce disruption and veterans like Dippankar and his team are now putting in all their energy and experience into the building and organizing this category. In less than 12 months of operations, Jalongi has successfully built a strong delivery network and a loyal consumer base in Kolkata and in Delhi NCR. With large varieties of fish and other seafood products available under one roof, Jalongi is now concentrating on creating regional hubs that can cater to product aggregation, quality storage and instant delivery to outlets and customers.

Manish Joshi from NewsBarons connects with Dippankar S Halder, founder & CEO of Jalongi (https://www.linkedin.com/in/dippankar/), who informs - More than 60% of our customers are repeat customers, even in the most discerning market of Kolkata, which makes us all of us at Jalongi really feel good and excited about our future- .

URL: https://www.jalongi.com

Designation : Purchasing Officer

Experience : 2 to 4 Years

Location : Kolkata

Responsibilities :

- Research potential vendors

- Compare and evaluate offers from suppliers

- Negotiate contract terms of agreement and pricing

- Track orders and ensure timely delivery

- Review the quality of purchased products

- Enter order details (e.g. vendors, quantities, prices) into internal databases

- Maintain updated records of purchased products, delivery information, and invoices

- Prepare reports on purchases, including cost analyses

- Monitor stock levels and place orders as needed

- Coordinate with warehouse staff to ensure proper storage

- Attend trade shows and exhibitions to stay up-to-date with industry trends

Requirements :

- Any Graduation (Mandatory)

- Should be residing currently in South Kolkata

- Proven work experience as a Purchasing Officer, Purchasing agent or similar role

- Good knowledge of vendor sourcing practices (researching, evaluating and liaising with vendors)

- Strong proficiency with MS Office programs, including Excel and Word

- Understanding of supply chain procedures

- Solid analytical skills, with the ability to create financial/accounting reports

- Negotiation skills

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