Supplier Management Supply Chain Designer

5 - 7 Years

you’ll be our:  Supply Chain Designer 

you’ll be based at:  IBC Knowledge Park, Bengaluru 

you’ll be aligned with: SUPPLY CHAIN ARCHITECT 

you’ll be a member of: Supply Chain Strategy & Analytics, Supplier Management 

What you’ll do at Ather: 

● Define, communicate and enable the entire Supply Chain Process Flow across all teams by developing suitable models, processes, milestones & checkpoints across the value-stream 

● Measure & Improve continuously the Source-to-Contract process flow across ERP platforms towards better Quality & Speed of Supplier On-boarding 

● Measure & Improve continuously the Procure-to-Pay process flow across ERP platforms towards better Total Cost & Delivery efficiency 

● Identify Opportunities across the value chain to reduce Total Cost of Ownership & improve Responsiveness, and cascade these to appropriate teams for execution 

● Identify Bottlenecks across the value chain and implement CAPA in a timely manner and setup mechanisms to detect such risks or challenges in a preemptive manner 

● Determine measurable & actionable KPIs for all Supply Chain teams as per industry best practices for measuring & improving “Quality of Work” across our Supply Chain 

● Monitor & Control all Change Implementation that impacts our Supply Chain to ensure bug-free deployment of the Change and mitigate any risks or negative impacts through CAPA 

● Maintain the “Price Master Control” in SAP for all material procured in factory along with regular analysis & reporting of cumulative Price variations 

● Engage with internal teams to ensure process adherence by documenting step-by-step guides or procedures and providing training to relevant personnel for continuous improvement 

● Engage with relevant cross-functional teams to support in development or improvement of new and existing processes for resolving chronic risks or challenges identified in Supply Chain 

● Support the Supply Chain Architect in planning & implementing long-term Supply Chain strategies through continuous incremental projects in-line with organization long-term vision 

Here’s what we are looking for:

● You should have a strong working experience of 3-5 years, either in core Supply Chain roles with established manufacturing or product organizations, or in relevant Consulting roles with a reputable advisory services firm 

● You have knowledge & experience in designing and enabling process flows, frameworks, workflows etc. within and across functions 

● You have excellent stakeholder management and negotiation skills, preferable experience with C-suite stakeholders 

● You have a strategic thinking approach with a natural inclination towards innovation and adept at quick problem solving in high-pressure dynamic situations 

● You must have advanced knowledge of standard industry best practices and concepts ● You have advanced knowledge of efficient data gathering or mining techniques, are proficient in data visualization and exhibit strong analytical skills 

● You have basic knowledge of project management concepts, preferably with agile methodology 

● You have working knowledge of managing relationships with suppliers or external parties 

● You must be proficient in the following: ○ Excel, Tableau or other Data Analytics or Visualization tools ○ SAP, JIRA, any other ERP tools ○ Microsoft Office suite - especially Powerpoint & Doc ○ Google suite - especially Sheets, Slides & Docs 

● You have good presentation and communication skills in front of internal audiences 

You bring to Ather:

  • You are great at connecting, interacting & building a rapport with people 

  • You are open to exploring new possibilities and also embracing changes 

  • You have an eye for detail and able to give quick insights 

  • You are good at directing people, while understanding and valuing them as well 

  • You are a good team player while managing conflicts well 

  • You are able to manage multiple tasks while producing consistent output 

  • You have a knack of pursuing and achieving goals 

  • Graduation - Bachelor in Engineering (any discipline) from a reputed institution Post

  • Graduation - Masters (MBA in any discipline) or PG Diploma (Operations or Supply Chain Management discipline) from a reputed institution is preferable

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