Head Procurement (Material and Services)


A Leading Iron & Steel Company

Job Summary

Overall management of the procurement activities of the plant within the parameters of the Annual Operation plan in a cost effective and timely manner.

Responsible for managing all procurement activities including supplier selection, contract administration whilst adhering to the quality, and cost standards of the company.  

Duties And Responsibilities

1Coordinate with production units to prepare a baseline(estimate) procurement plan, based on annual production plan and maintenance schedule  
2Co-ordinate with the user department to prioritize the indent and regularly monitors the indent status and take necessary action for order fulfillment  
3Develop and document procurement policies and procedures.
4Simplify ordering process by categorizing of products, empanelment of vendors, fixation of prices(wherever possible), negotiation of rates ,bulk purchasing, adopting effective vendor assessment and vendor management strategy etc  
5Vendor Management – Selection, Development, Assessment and consolidation of vendors  
6Contract Management (Define Terms and Condition) and ensures continuous monitoring of the contract.  
7Ensures regular follow up with vendor for timely delivery of material and minimize losses due to delays.  
8Ensure that necessary approvals are obtained for Purchase orders where required (Techno-commerical clearances, on comparative statement, NFA for high value etc.)  
9Convene negotiation committee meetings and negotiates pricing with the suppliers.  
10Ensure adequate market research and enquiry floating is carried out before offer compilation
11Maintains optimal inventory level using analysis such as ABC analysis, 80-20 principles etc  
12Responsible for resolution of all issues related to quality, specifications, revalidations, damages/losses, etc.  
13Oversees the timely order placement (Posting), order release and dispatch for required materials and services.  
14Ensure maintenance of updated information records such as master vendor list, price master for ARC etc. at all times.  
15Ensures that all statutory, legal, tax, import-export requirements are met at all times. Also ensures correctness in all kinds of related documentations.  
16Develop alternate/secondary suppliers for all critical material.
17Analyze procurement history to find areas for potential cost reduction.
18Monitors performance metrics (KPI’s) to understand service and efficiency trends for each vendor/suppliers and identify opportunities for improvement. Shares performance information with the Team and suppliers to develop collaborative approaches to correct inefficient behaviors or fix system disconnects.  
19Ensure procured material is supplied to the businesses as per specified quantity, quality & timelines  
20Ensure all escalations under his purview are closed within the SLA stated timelines

Job Specifications

Educational QualificationB.E (Mechanical/Electrical), MBA is preferable
Experience10+ years experience in a supply chain role.

Performance Measures

 1Zero production loss on account of non-availability of material
 2Ensure optimal inventory level above the threshold level for all the critical items  
3Improvement in procurement cycle time
4Ensure technical, financial and legal robustness of the contract
5Vendor development for the critical items
6Ensure best quality at optimal price
Job Category: Procurement
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Orissa/ Chattisgarh
Educational Qualifications: BE (Mech) BE(Electrical) MBA

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