Sourcing Operations Lead
8d ago

Job Description

An excellent opportunity for enterprising professionals to join India's largest B2B e-commerce platform, leading the way and influencing the next generation of offline retail!

Our client is a disruptive startup in the offline retail market that is creating an enterprising platform to bridge retailers and manufacturers across India.

Founded by a dynamic duo of IITians with decades of rich experience in companies like Intel, Flipkart, Myntra BCG and Apple, the company is on its journey to make manufactured products more accessible and thereby build some serious competitiveness in the offline retail segment.

As a Sourcing Operations Lead , you will own the supplier relationship end to end. You will design and run end to end processes for supplier onboarding and order procurement to streamline activities and improve performance and quality.

What you will do :

  • Identifying potential suppliers and clusters,
  • Designing and implementing end to end processes from onboarding to supplier management
  • Designing & running on-ground experiments for improving sourcing and operational efficiency
  • Working with sales and Operations team to coordinate on new orders
  • Running sourcing hub Ops in Bangalore and other key cities in South India - procuring / receiving / dispatching / returning parcels, quality check
  • Being the voice of the suppliers within the organization and ultimately own the success of a particular category
  • Salary : Not Disclosed by Recruiter

    Industry : Internet / Ecommerce

    Functional Area : Supply Chain, Logistics, Purchase, Materials

    Role Category : Purchase / Material Management

    Role : Purchase / Vendor Development Manager

    Employment Type : Permanent Job, Full Time

    Keyskills : ProcurementSupplier ManagementSourcingRetail MarketingSupplier OnboardingNew Order managementSales OpsHub OpsCo -

    ordinationRelationship managementE - commerceConsumer goods

    Desired Candidate Profile

    What you need to have :

  • Ability to actively scout for potential suppliers with best selection, pricing & credit flexibility.
  • Manage logistics requirement of First mile & linehaul by optimizing for cost, speed & reliability
  • Agility and detail-orientation required to procure / dispatch order reliably
  • Bias towards being hands-on to build sourcing strategy, processes & standards from scratch
  • Willingness to travel within and across cities and spend majority of the time in the field.
  • Demonstrates high level of integrity, work ethic, and ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Must be willing to learn & adapt quickly. Ability to connect with people across teams & levels.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, interpersonal skills. Proficiency in English & Hindi.
  • Consumer goods sourcing exposure - high quality standards / e-commerce sector experience
  • Proven 2-5 years of sourcing experience with ability to build sustainable partner relationships
  • Ideally degree qualified in Engineering or a Supply-Chain / Logistics / Manufacturing discipline
  • Education : UG -B.Tech / B.E. - Any Specialization, Other Specialization

    PG - M.Tech, MBA / PGDM

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