Associate Supply Chain Planner
Islamabad
Apply By Feb 12, 2022
Job Description (total positions: 3, posted on: Jan 12, 2022)

Position Overview:

The Associate Supply Chain Planner will be responsible for developing and executing a spend management program (cradle to grave) for assigned categories and brands to ensure maximum value is achieved. The Buyer will optimize inventory levels while minimizing risk of aged/obsolete product. The Buyer will provide expertise to internal customers on purchasing options, pricing negotiations, inventory management, expediting, tracking, follow up and supplier management of orders.

Key Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Negotiate with suppliers/vendors to secure the best overall price considering (price, availability, payment terms, shipping, return privileges, timely delivery, etc.)
  • Manage inventory to ensure product availability while minimizing risk of aging inventory and obsolescence on stocked items
  • Provide thought leadership to sales/customer organizations on purchasing and inventory management
  • Manage execution of POs to suppliers based on demand, cycle time, location, availability, and price
  • Collaborate with distributors and manufacturers to establish and attain the goals and directives of each category, and in forecasting inventory requirements by warehouse location
  • Provide overall spend management (cradle to grave) for assigned book of business
  • Identify and execute cost savings (TCO initiatives) for assigned book
  • Develop, engage and maintain alternate sources for constrained and allocated products
  • Maintain strong inter-departmental relationships to help facilitate achievement of assigned goals
  • Communicate professionally and build relationships with manufacturers, suppliers, and other external sources
  • Maintain proficiency in category/manufacturer terminology and technology
  • Management of others under the immediate area of responsibility which may include associate buyers, pricing and brand pricing/program specialist that may be local or in other physical locations in and out of country.

Benefits:

Our employees enjoy a variety of comprehensive benefits, including medical coverage for parents, spouse, and children; life insurance; paid annual, casual, and medical leaves; Provident Fund; EOBI; increments, in house gym; on the house free quality food, gym, and much more.

Total No. of Positions: 05

Job timings: 9:00 PM till 06:00 AM (Pakistan time)

Required Skills

Supply Chain Management, Negotiation Skills, Good Communication Skills,

Industry
Information Technology
Category
Supply Chain Management
Job Type
Full Time/Permanent ( Third Shift (Night) )
Gender
No Preference
Minimum Education
Bachelors
Career Level
Entry Level
Minimum Experience
Less than 1 Year