Supply Chain

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

Desired Profile:

  • 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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