Title:  Purchasing Assistant Manager


Job Summary

  • Procurement manager is responsible to support business by ensuring timely procurement of RM/PM while ensuring quality and best service standards.
  • The role is also responsible to ensure that contracts with local and overseas vendors are renewed on time.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • To execute Purchase Strategy, Policies, Systems, Processes and Metrics as laid down by Central Purchase, in the Business Unit.
  • For servicing the production plan of the business unit in respect of RM/PM.
  • To establish MOQ’s for RM/PM and the reorder inventory levels based on lead times and consumption.
  • To ensure call ups of centrally contracted Purchase Orders are as per production needs.
  • For sourcing/selecting and negotiating with suppliers for local purchases including long term contracts.
  • To optimize the service and quality elements of contracts, identify areas of improvement, engage pro-actively with suppliers and manufacturing to implement these improvements.  Proactively engage suppliers on NPD for ingredients and recipe know how.
  • Proactively collect and disseminate as appropriate market intelligence on vendor’s, supplies and competition.
  • To support initiatives of central purchase in vendor development and material specifications.
  • To be directly accountable for development of employees reporting to him and next level.
  • To be responsible for implementing Vision and Values of the Group in his Businesses.


  • Buying within budget prices
  • Risk Mitigation of Supplies
  • Working capital management
  • Material availability 
  • Buying of all RM/PM
  • Demurrage/detention charge
  • Cost Reduction Initiatives
  • Inventory level
  • Non Moving Inventory
  • Ensuring availability of material for planned production. Adherence to supplier business share in coordination with central purchase.
  • Forecasts to suppliers
  • ERP Implementation
  • Training and Development
  • Vendor validation in conjunction with R&D and Corporate SC
  • Supplier Relationship Management 

Work experience requirement

8 -10 Years of functional experience in reputed Companies, in the relevant Industry/Sector.


Commensurate Technical or functional qualification with a Management Degree/Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration with specialization in Materials Management/ SCM/Operations/Packaging Management from a reputed Business School.


Financial Acumen
Negotiating Skills
Procurement Material and Vendor Management
Contract & Vendor management
Inventory management
Communicating effectively
Self and Team Management
Planning & Decision Making
Customer Centricity
Ownership & Result Orientation
Business Unit:  PTSON (5300)
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