Purchase (senior Executive – E3)

8 - 13 Years

Job Description

Senior Executive Purchase - API (Pharma Industry Only)

Receiving Purchase Requisition (PRS) from user departments & planning Team.

- Coordinating with planning and user team for better understanding of requirement.

- Strategic way of categorizing the vendors based on supplier service level and efficiency

- Identifying the new suppliers across PAN India who can bring value and strategic advantage to the organization.

- Initiating RFQ (Request for Quotation) process and getting competitive bidding from the suppliers who meets our requirement and are capable to deliver on time with desired quality.

- Receipt of proposal and evaluating the proposal in terms of technical specification, Warranty, Service levels, delivery conditions as per our requirement.

- Commercial evaluation and negotiation of proposal for better price, payment terms and early delivery timeline and backup mechanism.

- Raising PAR (Project Approval Request) for Capital Items and generating price approval.

- Generating Purchase order (PO) in SAP system and getting necessary approvals from as per the heirrachy matrix.

- Coordination with Planning Team for Demand Forecast and Logistic Team for timely pick up of the material and delivery.

- Follow up with supplier and ensure to meet delivery schedule against our PO'S

- Ensuring availability of sufficient material stock for manufacturing and effective monitoring and timely support to avoid risk of raw materials / process requirements availability

- Maintaining proper and up to date record of all transactions and ensuring the compliance and integrity in operations

- Verification of Invoice against PO and GRA Receipts.

- Follow up with finance team for on time payment and recording dues if any

- Preparing monthly & yearly MIS reports of total expenditure, budget Vs acctuals & Cost Saving.


- Candidate must have experience in handling of pharmaceutical purchase (API facility requirements)

- Should have minimum 10+ Yrs of Experience in handling procurement, purchase
Should be good at buying engineering equipments, plant machinery and quality instruments
Design, plan and implement sourcing and purchasing strategies.

- Work with suppliers, manufacturers and Intra & inter departmental coordination skills

- Search and source potential suppliers and vendors.

- Track, measure and analyze expenditures and maintain controls

- Suggest solutions for process improvements and procurement strategies

- Identify process bottleneck, hurdles and implement solutions in a timely manner

- Work with finance, supply planning, warehouse and manufacturing team to determine best vendors and distributors and understanding the user requirements

- Train and evaluate other cross functional teams
- good communication and negotiation skills

Qualification: Mba / Graduation with relevant functional experience

Location: Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Salary: INR 5,00,000 - 8,00,000 PA.

Industry:Pharma / Biotech / Clinical Research

Functional Area:Supply Chain, Logistics, Purchase, Materials

Role Category:Purchase/Material Management

Role:Purchase/Vendor Development Manager


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Company Profile


Lupin Limited is one of India's largest manufacturers of bulk actives and formulations. The principal bulk actives manufactured by it include Rifampicin, Pyrazinamide, Ethambutol (anti-TB), Cephalosporins (anti-infectives) and cardiovasculars. The company also possesses competencies in phytomedicines, in which medicines are made out of plant and herbal resources supported by the discipline of modern medicine.
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Recruiter Name:HR

Contact Company:LUPIN LIMITED