Assistant Manager- Sourcing and Product Development
Gurgaon | Full time
Manage and drive the entire product development process, both internally and externally, ensuring all stakeholder timelines and deliverables are met.
Achieve product assortment goals while ensuring product quality and testing standards as well as margin expectations are met.
Work closely with sales to understand directive for customer projects, analyze existing item sales and review new product forecasts
Vendor sourcing, negotiating for achieving cost effective purchase of raw materials/semi-finished goods and reduction in delivery times.
R&D on new products and categories
Ordering, tracking and updating warehouse and category team on status and progress
Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
Anticipate unfavourable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies
Solving issues and developing new solutions requiring new and innovative approaches.
Balance both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost reduction
Identifying, develop, maintain vendor base for obtaining timely procurement of materials at favorable terms to ensure smooth operations.
Perform risk management regarding supply contracts and agreements
Managing & preparing performance reports and share the same with respective vendors and within the organization
Managing day to day operational & logistics related activities.
Works with cross functional teams
Keen interest/ Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in reading the market
Exposure in developing and working with vendors in China essential
Talent in negotiations and networking
Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems
Experience of 0-4 years in related industry/ product categories
Qualification -B.E/B.Tech and/or MBA
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