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PROCUREMENT MANAGER I

SONIPAT, IN, 131021

It's an exciting time to be in APZ - McCormick's growth region. Our business here is transforming in remarkable ways. From the rice and spice fields of India and South East Asia to Australia's herb farms, our mosaic of rich distinct cultures inspires the boldest of flavours.  Our headquarters and TIC in Singapore, along with our new and transformed facilities in Thailand, India and Australia are powering our regional growth ambitions. Here you'll find a culture that celebrates the best of both; the energy of and pulse of a startup and the solid legacy of our McCormick brand.  We're a region on the rise - bold, committed and hungry - so only changemakers need apply!

The role of Indirect Strategic Procurement is primary to support on groing growth and profitability of Indian business through strategic sourcing and bringing  siginificant improvement in vendor relationship to improve speed to market, build market intelligence and drive cost effectiveness. This position need to collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure that the Indirect policy & procedure and guidance documents are implemented/used. Supports APZ Indirect team to achieve CCI savings,  create values and support business.  Manages stakeholder engagement, stratgic sourcing development, procurement KPI for India business and certain categories at APZ level.  

 

Primary Reponsibilities:

 

Manage all Indirect sourcing strategies for India business and some categories at APZ level including day to day activities including market understanding, sourcing strategy development, supplier relationship management and execution including savings target and other key performance indicators like cash flow, supply assurance, Cost Avoidance, Risk Mitigation et.

 

Develop Indirect sourcing strategies, aligned with the business need in order to be able to drive sustainable competitive advantag.

 

Identify and follow up on opportunities to reduce total cost of value.

 

Implement, maintain Indirect policy & procedure, engage in process standardisation and change efforts while creating true alignment & integration internally and externally maintaining both internal stakeholder relationshops and external supplier relationships.

 

Key Internal Stakeholder Management, supporting business partnership and strtegic project management.

 

Lead negotiation and facilitate contracts and pricing agreements with suppliers.

 

Education & Expereince:

 

MBA in Food science / Food Technology / Supply Chain / Logistics / Purchasing. 

5-10 years expereince in Purchasing/ Supply Chain environment with a Manufacturing background.

At least 3-5 years experience in Indirect Procurement and contract management for a wide range of spend categories and management of supplier.

At least 3-5 yrs stakeholder management, supplier relationship managemen.

 

Job Dimensions:

 

Provide support to Indirect Procurement Director, handle $44 M Indirect spend with more than 400 suppliers. Good knowledge of Indirect Procurement, understand common Indirect procurement business processes, concepts, practices and procedures. Understand SAP playform and BI tools. The role assists to solve routine problems daily with suppliers, relating to expediting purchasing orders and solve daily problem with customer requires. Job requires good analytical and negiotiation skills

Our ambitions are bold. If you are a change-maker with a passion for flavour and an appetite for a good challenge, come have a seat at our table.  Your application will be treated in strict confidence.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  If you are a qualified applicant, you will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.