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Position - Electrical & Electronics Strategic Sourcing Manager
Location - Pune

Job Description: Electrical & Electronics Strategic Sourcing Manager


About Us

Established in year 1988, Badve Group of Industries specializes in component manufacturing for Automotive & White Goods Industries. With a turnaround revenue of rupees 5000 Crores, we are supplying multiple components for Two-Wheelers, Three-Wheelers and Four-Wheelers Passenger and Commercial vehicles. Our core strength lies in “Delivering Customer Success through Agile and Robust Manufacturing”.    


Job Profile

We are seeking a competent Electrical & Electronics Strategic Sourcing Manager for our new EV Component Manufacturing division in automotive space to lead the company’s product development and execution. The Electrical and Electronics Strategic Sourcing Manager will bring broad operations expertise to develop and lead full range of sourcing related initiatives at the company.


Key Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for the strategic sourcing management goals of the company and implementation of action plans to achieve those goals
  • Responsible for negotiations for the best possible cost service guarantee and developing “win-win” strategies that achieve sustainable relationships with suppliers
  • Evaluation of supplier’s core competencies and competitive positioning using industry cost models
  • Implement supplier agreements and contracts when beneficial by working with cross-functional stakeholders and suppliers to reach an agreement on contract terms and conditions
  • Research and anticipate shifts in the negotiating power of suppliers
  • Analyse industry trends and evolving technology to proactively identify supply base issues to minimize risk, protect the continuity of supply, and utilize emerging opportunities
  • Maintain and develop supplier relationships (supplier meetings, conferences etc.)
  • Participate in establishing short-term and long-term planning and budget development of the company to support strategic business goals
  • Develop a supplier management program with key suppliers including metrics, performance goals and improvement initiatives
  • Continuously improve productivity and efficiency of processes throughout the operational organization
  • Lead department to develop forecasts for future demand and place orders in a timely fashion based upon vendor lead-time
  • Develop and implement sourcing and supplier selection strategy domestically and internationally with managing excess and obsolescence of items in inventory
  • Work directly with vendors to obtain accurate component availability, lead times, and pricing based upon the RFQ
  • Utilize vendors, sales reps, and or any other necessary resources to obtain material pricing from manufactures as needed
  • Study, evaluate, and compare Techno-Commercial proposals and on-board those suppliers who meet OCD. Facilitate competitive supplier tool capex for given category
  • Maintain product and process data base by formulating SOPs and prepare BOM of product variants in co-ordination with the business head
  • Identify local/international vendors based on BOM availability and specifications
  • Formulate long-term E&E sourcing strategy at a group level
  • Benchmark vendors based on price and quality competitiveness
  • Formulate and Lead on vendor life cycle management
  • Exceptionally well versed with import/export regulations and its financial impact
  • Develop and present Project reports to all stakeholders including Top Management


Desired Candidate Profile

·         Candidate should have a Bachelor’s or Master’ Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or related fields from Tier-1 college/university

·         Demonstrated experience of 8-10 years in the auto-component industry or from OEM/Tier-1 with Electrical and Electronics exposure on an automotive project/ major aggregate development from concept to introduction/launch.

·         Should possess broad technical knowledge of main elements for electric vehicle components such as semiconductors, motors, motor controllers, battery, battery management systems, instrument clusters, Radars and other such components

·         Complete know-how of electrical and electronics component sourcing from domestic and international regions in addition to connects and networks with the prominent suppliers for the domain

·         Understanding of material handling, packing, and freight cost management

·         Cross functional experience in Production Operations, Manufacturing Engineering, Process Excellence, Quality and Maintenance is most preferred

·         Ability to work in a Multi- Cultural environment and directly working with promoters of the organisation on specific projects and making dash boards and presentations on a regular basis

·         Proactive decision maker for successfully achieving organizational objectives.

·         Extremely flexible mind-set with a defined level of assertiveness.

·         Very good understanding of Safety precautions and solutions of Electrical systems required in EV

·         Very good understanding of Export market requirements from EV perspective.

·         Notable experience product costing (preferably with EV components) is a must   


Key Words

Sourcing Manager, Automotive Component Manufacturing, EV Sector, EXIM, Automotive Industry