Vendor Development Manager

PeopleStrong HR Services Pvt. Ltd.
  • Bangalore
  • 10-15 lakh
  • 6-8 years
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  • 07 Apr 2017

  • Logistics / Supply Chain Management

  • Automobile/ Auto Components
Job Description

Project Management
Develop and deliver sourcing supplier plan for all NPI and VE projects assigned, identifying and contracting with
prospective and incumbent suppliers for 100% BOM items, ensuring key project milestones are documented and
Execute source selection for NPI and VE projects in conjunction with COE commodity strategy to drive right cost
day one, increase commercial leverage, and drive significant NPI and VE cost avoidance
Complete risk assessment and create proactive action plans for all key milestone miss or potential failure
modes in the project
Complete all aspects of NPI sourcing process from bid to award including utilization of e auction, meeting 3 bid
policy, PPL, PSL, PRL goals
Develop integration plan with all key deliverables for key stakeholders to ensure smooth transition of NPI or VE
into factory or EMS after award
Complete Design for Manufacturability, new supplier reviews, and PPAP with Supplier Quality and Engineering
Setup flexible supply chain for <10 day LT and automate PO/forecast communication
Execute source selection and initial orders per project to ensure on-time competitive source selection and align
delivery needs to minimize risk for project
Work with the factory team for a smooth transition to manage the production process

Contract Management
Develop RFQ process that includes lifecycle and inventory management
Complete non-disclosure agreement if needed
Complete Multiyear strategic supplier contracts incorporating KPIs and continuous improvement commitment for
all major NPI, drive to 80% contract compliance for new awards

Technical Needs
Align with customer needs from VOC for selling product human factors
Work with the commodity specific Category Manager to locate prospective new suppliers as necessary to meet
unique needs not covered by PSL
Communicate all requirements to suppliers and solicit feedback throughout RFP, VE and NPI process
Facilitate technical discussions and involve the commodity specific Supplier Engineer for critical components
and coordinate Design for Manufacturability (DFM)
Maintain continuous in-depth knowledge of market conditions, industry trends, and developing technologies and
bring industry knowledge to NPI process for respective commodities for success of projects
Ensure HUE capabilities are developed in supply base for respective commodities
5+ years Supply Chain experience
3+ years Project Management Experience
Management / Manufacturing experience required
Proven Negotiations Skills
Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred
Purchasing or Production certification (e.g. CPM or APICS) a plus
Experience with new product aligning customer needs with the supply base
Detail oriented to manage project tasks
Strong commodity knowledge, 5 years experience in commodity management
Strong project management skills and organization
Excellent teaming abilities
Strong communication and leadership skills. Ability to work comfortably in a highly matrixed organizational environment

Competencies/Skill sets for this job

Pmp Sourcing Supply Chain Vendor Development Voc Risk Assessment

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