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Executive - Purchase


Mumbai, IN

About Starbucks India

Starbucks India is a 50:50 Joint Venture between Tata Global Beverages and Starbucks Coffee Company. Currently, we have presence in 8 cities with over 125 stores through a network of over 1,800+ passionate partners (employees). Our core business is more than just coffee. We are in the people business selling coffee. And we know our success depends on the people we hire, retain and develop.

Our mission statement – “To inspire and nurture the human spirit – one person, one cup and one neighbourhood at a time” and core values are the roots of our culture and serve as guidepost for our partners. We’re called partners, because it’s not just a job, it’s our passion. Together, we embrace diversity to create a place where each of us can be ourselves. We always treat each other with respect and dignity. And we hold each other to that standard.

Purpose and Scope of position

Job Title: Executive-Purchase
Organization: TATA Starbucks Ltd. Department: Supply Chain
Job Title: Executive-Purchase Location: Mumbai
Reporting to: Sr. Manager Sourcing Band: Executive
Reportees: None

Summary of Key Responsibilities

Summary of Key Responsibilities: Planning

 Taking care of Equipment planning which are required in Store for day to day operations.  Look for the consumption for the product and order the goods as per the previous trend and forecast so that product is not stocked out.

Ordering & Delivering

 Generating Purchase order in SAP, with aggraded Pricing of the product.  Ordering for Non-core items (consumables).  Ordering of Imported goods.  Ordering of Equipments.  Need to release advances against the imported items depending upon the agreed terms.  Regularly follow up with vendor for delivery.  Regularly monitor critical items to ensure the stock is in place and to not face a stock out situation.  Assisting importation of goods, clearing the shipment and getting the same on time.

Invoicing and Provision  Check the invoice with PO and see if there is any discrepancy. If any discrepancy is found, then make sure the vendor is informed and request for CR/DN note is raised.  Follow up for payments to be done on time as per the agreed payment terms with the particular vendor.  Solving query of finance and invoice processing team raised at the time of booking the invoice, and resubmit the invoice for payment and getting the same done before the invoice is overdue.  Making sure the invoices of SCO department that are PO based and Non PO based are cleared on time.
 Providing provision to finance team of invoices which have not been submitted for payment or not received till end of the month. New Product Development  Helping sourcing team for new product sourcing.  Coordinating with different teams, understanding the requirement and getting the samples for approval. Vendor Management  Coordinating with vendors for supply agreements and putting the engagement letter for the same.

External Competencies

Summary of Experience & Education

Required knowledge, skills and abilities:  Around 3 years of experience in Supply Chain Operations  Proficiency in an ERP, preferably SAP.  Knowledge of Import & Export documentation and rules regulations  knowledge of tax code, compliance and procedures for corporations  Process Oriented and ensures adherence at all levels.  Good communication skills; both written & verbal.  Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects, and deadlines simultaneously.  Strong interpersonal skills; enthusiasm and ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and build relationships.

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