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Head - Procurement & Logistics

Job Description

    1) Policy : Create material sourcing & logistics policies for the group and ensure alignment to the policies in the group companies and divisions.

    2) Procurement Management - long term planning and strategy to meet business / projects requirements:
    • Study global industry trends in procurement, logistics and shipping (competitive intelligence, industry forecasts, buying trends) for cotton, yarn, coal, machinery etc
    • Understand business requirements and review/approve annual /weekly/ monthly sourcing plan based on annual business and production plans
    • Evaluate feasibility of alternatives (outsourcing/contracting etc.) to ensure timely delivery and cost optimization
    • Plan for the global procurement of raw materials (yarn, cotton, machinery, coal etc.) and direct variables, logistics and shipping costs within budget
    • Develop plans to improve control of inventory and on time delivery to the customer
    • Provide direction to the EXIM function to get the maximum rebate and duty entitlement (if applicable)
    3) Drive initiatives to reduce cost
    • Study possibilities of frame contracts and the benefits it will deliver
    • Build partnerships with preferred vendors (RM suppliers, logistic vendors and shipping partners) through quantity commitments
    • Liaise with global / local vendors to secure competitive bids and availability
    • Drive specific initiatives aimed at cost reduction in the supply chain. E.g. supporting wider business improvement initiatives such as lean manufacturing
    4) Project Procurement
    • Ensure on time, within quality and cost procurement for projects
    • Study project risk assessment and mitigation tools from the procurement perspective
    • Settlement of vendor claims and dispute resolution
    • Final signing/issuance/review and validation of tender/ contract document
    • Conducting pre-bid technical meetings with vendors, contractors, consultants & owner to resolve technical issues so as to ensure that bids from all the competitors are at par with each other for comparison
    • Monitor the cash flow by collecting & consolidating cash flows of individual contractors/consultants and update the cash flow requirements on regular basis
    5) Managing Service Delivery (procurement, shipping, logistics, EXIM)
    • Set standards and goals for service delivery to internal customers (businesses, projects) within defined Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
    • Set goals and standards for the sub functions (RM, Non RM, Agro, Logistics)
    • Monitor and review performance of sub functions, recommends corrective actions, if required
    • Review and act upon feedback given by internal/external customers
    6) Logistics:
    • Contracting for Logistics operations, evaluate performance of logistics vendors and award giving.
    • Responsible for end to end logistics operation. Manage PO working, Booking, Drayage, Documents, Storage, Clearance, Shipment etc
    • Head, TOC Distribution Distribution based on the principle of Theory of Constraint, Inventory calculation, Replenishment & Dynamic Buffer Management
    • Relationship Building with Vendors (Transporter, CHA, Freight Forwarder, CONCOR etc)
    • Freight negotiations for S/Line, Transporters, CHA and design cargo movement model maximizing savings
    • Initiatives for Cost minimization / reduction in total logistics solution
    • Formulate & monitor business plan with the top management. Strategic decisions based on customers logistics cost & other selling expenses
    • IPM for Ex India OTIF. Implementation & adherence to customers logistics SOP to avoid penalties & claims
    7) Executive Committee: Participate in Executive Committee meetings and ensure resolution of all outstanding issues

Functional Area : Supply Chain & Logistics
Seniority Level : Top management
Annual Total Earnability : INR 30 - 45 (LPA)
Job ID : 50274975
Opening : 1
Closure Date : 31-12-2018
Contact Person : Mr Vishal Goyal
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