Manager Procurement

Job description

Designation- Manager

Function- Procurement

Reporting- Senior Manager Procurement Operations

Team- 6 - 8 people

Location- Gurgaon

Education- B.Tech / B.E in Mechanical / Chemical

Industry- Optical / Automobile / FMCG / Ecommerce

Lenskart is looking for Procurement & PP Manager to join us as part of the team and support our eyewear manufacturing operations.


  • This position will be completely responsible for all direct purchase and procurement of Opthalmic lenses, used in manufacturing of glasses.
  • Material Planning & Management
  • Development & implementation of key procurement, inventory management strategies.
  • Inventory Management
  • Vendor Management
  • Monitoring Vendor Delivery timelines for JIT
  • Negotiation with suppliers
  • Production Planning
  • Manpower Scheduling
  • Monitoring monthly production targets which are driven by AOP.

Strategy and Development

  • Create and implement best practice purchasing vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve business performance
  • Ensure that purchasing strategies and processes are in place to meet business objectives and operational needs in terms of price, quality and delivery targets, which enables the company to function and compete effectively in the market to include: Terms and conditions, supplier selection/de-selection, evaluation and rationalization of supply chain solutions including vendor managed inventory, supplier consignments and safety stock.
  • Take ownership of the purchasing policy, guidelines and any associated documents.
  • Initiate and develop creative and innovative procurement processes.

Job requirements

Required Skills

  • 6 – 12 years of experience in Procurement and PPC.
  • Inventory management experience
  • Vendor negotiation and management
  • Ability to interact with cross functional teams, understand efficiency gaps and close the loops
  • Ability to take decisive action based on professional and practical analysis of situations.
  • Experience and knowledge of leading a team, including the natural ability to motivate, coach & mentor staff to maximize results
  • Candidate must be based in Gurgaon currently or in Haryana for easy commute to the plant.