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12/10 Suganya
HR at Armourcorp

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Strategic Sourcing Manager - Auto (5-10 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 29535

Key deliverables :

- Develop & implement strategies for procurement, strategic sourcing, & supply-based management of logistics automation facilities.

- Championing & gaining alignment with corporate & business unit management around the vision of cross-functional business unit collaboration

- Achieves targeted cost reduction results through leadership in strategic sourcing, supplier integration, continuous improvement & innovation/technology.

- Identify & drive procurement value projects, deliver total cost of ownership (TCO) value incl, cost improvement, operational efficiency, maintenance costs

- Communicates & works effectively with management at all levels within the company & its supply base

- Improve the process by identifying problems in existing processes, analysing the causes of occurrence, & introducing solutions

- Directs and/or oversees the development/establishment & coordination of the RFX Package in the assigned spend categories.

- Establish a purchasing strategy to reduce the cost of purchasing logistics automation facilities in the long term, not in the short term, & introduce an optimal purchasing solution by comprehensively considering quality, delivery time, & cost.

- Lead commercial negotiations with suppliers to consider the impact on Cost/Quality/Delivery/Support & also on desired contract needs after internal discussions

- Model & promote Leadership Principles to create an environment that mobilizes empowered people to achieve business goals.

- All duties as directed or modified.

Basic Qualifications :

- Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Electronics or Mechanical)

Core Skills Required :

- Intralogistics Automation Procurement

Desirable Skills :

- Category Management, Strategic Sourcing, Supplier relationship management

- 5 - 10 years of work experience in Sourcing & Supply Chain, or Procurement, preferably with a focus on indirect categories (Logistics Automation: Material Handling Equipment, Sorter, Conveyor, AS/RS, Robot, AGV, Other Automation Equipment / Storage etc.,)

- Professional certification in Procurement (CPSM or CIPS or APICS etc.,) will be preferred

- Ability to quickly identify key stakeholders, establish & maintain strong relationships with cross-functional partners

- Ability to establish a strategic sourcing plan considering the internal & external environment, such as market conditions, supplier conditions, etc

- Negotiate vendor contracts with best-in-class terms & conditions that reflect specific business needs & SLAs

- Manage a pipeline of multiple sourcing projects & report on costs savings

- Solid team player; can work cooperatively & effectively in a team environment

- Strong consultative/analytical / problem-solving skills

- Excellent interpersonal / communication / negotiation skills

- Multiple category experience is a plus

- International experience & low-cost country (LCC) sourcing is a plus

- Experience with eProcurement implementations & procurement transformations is a plus

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