Job Description: Head(Purchase:- Raw material & Packaging Material)
Experience in Supply Chain Management including Sourcing, Procurement, Logistics & Material Planning in Pharmaceutical industry
Strong analytical capability, Effective communication with excellent negotiation skills, with strong leadership qualities
Vendor identification, selection and Vendor management
Proven track record in implementing cost saving measures to achieve substantial cost reduction in terms of Outsourcing and Procurement
Identifying & developing cost effective vendor/supplier base for cost effective procurement of Active and Inactive Pharmaceutical raw materials
Mapping the requirements and coordinating with cross functional teams like Formulation, Legal, Regulatory and Quality
Should have experience I procurement of packing material, like Printed packaging (Cartons. Label), Flexible Packaging, Containers (Glass bottle, HDPE Containers, PET containers), Tubes (Seam Less, Lami, APL Tubes), Shippers & Vials, Ampoules etc.
Assessing performance of the vendors based on various criterions such as quality improvement, rate, timely delivery, credit terms etc.
Managing the overall procurement of raw material and other project requirements by devising various sourcing strategies
Identifying and developing a dedicated and alternate vendor source for, achieving cost effective purchases of raw materials and reduction in delivery time.
Following-up with vendors for timely deliveries & quality checks to meet the organisational requirements and ensuring timely payments as well.
Developing/sustaining the existing network & managing the supply chain, ensuring timely deliverables.
Ensuring adherence to budgets so as to achieve profitability of operations.
Monitoring availability of stock, making appropriate arrangements to ensure on time deliveries.
Developing new suppliers for service improvement, alternate source development and cost reduction
Evaluating and finalising the suppliers, meeting and resolving the deadlock
Evaluating Confidentiality and Supply Agreements and their executions for sourcing and procurement of Raw Materials and Packaging Materials
Releasing purchase orders to vendors and ensuring timely delivery of the materials
Executing Rate Contracts with vendors and negotiation on credit terms and other parameters to maintain the price
Regular meetings with planning and Formulation team to keep myself updated on the production plans and accordingly managing materials availability to ensure smooth function
Develop strong planning system for proper inventory management different facilities of the organization.
Taking care of payment and billing process
Generating MIS report, analysing timely and accurate reports on to inventory, stock, shipment, forecast for the smooth function of Purchase-Logistics-Supply chain
Coordinating with warehouse and update the status of materials receipt, dispatch, proper utilisation.
Analyze & develop packaging material & structures after conducting product packagingcompatibility study.
Executing package design and development for products at minimum cost fulfilling marketing requirements.
Administering New Product Development from concept to launch with specific responsibilities including packaging design, functionality, appearance and operational capability.
Catering to the need of marketing requirements by providing the right packaging at the right cost.
Identifying meaningful component specifications, qualifying components & packaging operations; troubleshooting Commercial Packaging Operations at manufacturing locations.
Developing dummy, proto type and mock-up for marketing approval for shape & size finalization of the packages.
Implementing key strategies about procurement of packaging materials and ensuring that strategies are aligned with organizational objectives .
Identifying & sourcing material, formulating budgets for timely procurement of materials, and analyzing cost to ensure smooth execution of projects.
Steering strategic sourcing by identifying vendors/suppliers with an aim of reducing cost while improving quality.
Performing technical audits of vendors to ensure quality supply of packaging materials and development.
Min Exp:- 15 years in Pharma industry only