Assistant Manager - Sourcing

8 - 12 Years
Bengaluru

Job Description

Centum Electronics Ltd is a leading ESDM (Electronics System Design & Manufacturing ) Indian Multinational Company founded in 1994 that offers Mission Critical design, development & manufacturing of customized system/subsystem solutions for high-reliability applications for global customers in Defense, Aerospace, Space, Industrial, Medical, and Transportation domain.


Centum has around 2500 employees and has operations across India, Europe and Canada. Centum revenue is 150 million USD and has been recognized by World Economic Forum as a global growth company and Forbes Asia featured Centum as 'Asia's 200 Best Companies under a Billion'.


CENTUM EMS - The Electronics Manufacturing Services business unit addresses high-technology high-complexity products in the defence, aerospace, industrial, medical and telecommunications segments. The offerings include Line Replaceable Units (LRUs), system integration, PCBA, test, environmental screening and repair & return services. This team also provides mechanical solutions to various requirements in the field of plastics and sheet metal for the industrial customers.


What You'll Do

  • Design competent sourcing strategies for the organization to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the function.
  • Define the guidelines for supplier / Vendor selection and ensure the quality guidelines defined by Centum are adhered to.
  • Develop and maintain a high performance culture focused on continuous improvement and business excellence
  • Focus on the Total Cost Ownership (TCO) incorporating customer needs, Organizational goals and market conditions.
  • Continuously identify means to reduce cost and pro-actively take initiative towards cost reduction.
  • Drive cost savings through effective negations with materials and logistics service providers
  • Ensure compliance to ethics and values as defined by Centum and adherence to all statutory requirements.
  • Drive sourcing and commodity Strategy formulation and Implementation.
  • Review sourcing performance against the defined plan and take actions to ensure adherence to plan (KPI and strategic initiatives)
  • Work closely with sales / operations /quote team to support customer bids.
  • Identify risk in supplier base including single source, obsolescence (SPQ/ MOQ) Lead time and risk mitigation measures.
  • Develop and maintain a progressive working relationship with Key stake holders. Both internal and external (Supplier, vendor, customer) to Centum.
  • Interact with key stake holders' ie supplier vendor's customers on regular basis to gauge their requirement and define ways to exceed their expectation.
  • Act as mentor to direct reports and develop the second line management.
  • Define performance standards and goals for employees and review their performance periodically

  • Design competent sourcing strategies for the organization to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the function.
  • Define the guidelines for supplier / Vendor selection and ensure the quality guidelines defined by Centum are adhered to.
  • Develop and maintain a high performance culture focused on continuous improvement and business excellence
  • Focus on the Total Cost Ownership (TCO) incorporating customer needs, Organizational goals and market conditions.
  • Continuously identify means to reduce cost and pro-actively take initiative towards cost reduction.
  • Drive cost savings through effective negations with materials and logistics service providers
  • Ensure compliance to ethics and values as defined by Centum and adherence to all statutory requirements.
  • Drive sourcing and commodity Strategy formulation and Implementation.
  • Review sourcing performance against the defined plan and take actions to ensure adherence to plan (KPI and strategic initiatives)
  • Work closely with sales / operations /quote team to support customer bids.
  • Identify risk in supplier base including single source, obsolescence (SPQ/ MOQ) Lead time and risk mitigation measures.
  • Develop and maintain a progressive working relationship with Key stake holders. Both internal and external (Supplier, vendor, customer) to Centum.
  • Interact with key stake holders' ie supplier vendor's customers on regular basis to gauge their requirement and define ways to exceed their expectation.
  • Act as mentor to direct reports and develop the second line management.
  • Define performance standards and goals for employees and review their performance periodically

Key values, beliefs, and attitudes


  • Results-orientation: Focus on Customers, provide quality deliverables on time, within estimated effort with high quality.
  • Establish trust, responsive to change/adaptability; learn continuously / improvement-orientation, proactive, positive & joyful.

Who You Are?


  •  Minimum of 7 years of experience in any manufacturing industry, preferably in EMS 
  • Experience in Sourcing of Mechanical Commodities, Sheetmetal, Machined Components, Fasteners, Hardware, Plating Items
  •  Should have hands on experience in working on ERP systems.            

Keyskills

Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above

Education-

UG:B.Tech/B.E. - Any Specialization

Doctorate:Doctorate Not Required

Company Profile

Centum Electronics Limited

Based in India, Centum Electronics provides customers with product design, development and manufacturing solutions for high reliability applications. With significant customer experience, Centum addresses customers in the Space, Defense, Aerospace, Communications and Automotive markets. Centum utilizes in a range of high reliability manufacturing technologies including thick and thin film hybrids, wire bonding, chip on board, SMT and mixed technology PCBA.
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Recruiter Name:Soumya

Contact Company:Centum Electronics Limited

Salary

Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Role Category

Purchase/Material Management

Role

Purchase/Vendor Development Manager

Employment Type

Full Time, Permanent