Professional - Raw Material Procurement - FMCG

Options India
  • Kolkata
  • Confidential
  • 3-6 years
  • 20 Mar 2015

  • Purchase, Logistics / Supply Chain Management

  • FMCG/ Foods/ Beverages
Job Description

Candidate Profile :

Engineer/B Tech or, Post Graduate in Science or MBA/CA

Key Responsibilities


Cost effective Sourcing of specialty chemicals such as SLES, silicons, triclosans, lanolin, emulsifiers, thickners, sorbitol, fragrances, colours etc for personal care products.


- Responsible for sourcing of specialty chemicals for the personal care products business on a timely basis and as per planned requirements.

- Vendor Management including contracting, driving to adherence to performance metrics in cost reduction, rationalization, lead time, quality compliance.

- Responsible for resolution of all issues related to quality, specifications, revalidations, damages/losses, etc.

- Track relevant markets for gathering information on supply and demand of chemicals & underlying commodities and leverage the same in buying decisions.

- Ensure close monitoring of vendor performance to encourage a continuous improvement culture.

- Take the lead in identifying new, more reliable and / or lower cost resources of supply.

- Assist in-house product development teams to identify product innovation possibilities by sharing market intelligence.

- Efficient management of inventories including tracking of non-moving and co-ordinating with other parts of the business to ensure optimal utilization.

- Comply with laid down systems and processes and set-up new systems & fine tune existing one to meet requirements of the business.

- Function as a team player to implement end-to-end solutions across the supply chain, including interactions with the demand planning, manufacturing, logistics, R&D and vendors & other external agencies.

- Maintain updated information records and price masters in SAP at all times.

- Generation of appropriate MIS and analytics on a regular basis to support performance management systems.

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