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Sourcing Manager At Centum Electronics Ltd. In Bengaluru

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Location: Bengaluru

Company: Centum Electronics

About Company

Centum Electronics Ltd is a leading ESDM (Electronics System Design & Manufacturing) Indian Multinational Company founded in 1994 that offers Mission Critical design, development & manufacturing of customized system/subsystem solutions for high-reliability applications for global customers in Defence, Aerospace, Space, Industrial, Medical, and Transportation domain.

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Centum has around 2000 employees and has operations across India, USA France, and Canada. Centum revenue is 150 million USD and has been recognized by World Economic Forum as a global growth company and Forbes Asia featured Centum as ‘Asia’s 200 Best Companies under a Billion’.

CENTUM EMS –The Electronics Manufacturing Services business unit addresses high -technology high-reliability complex products in the defence, aerospace, industrial, medical, automotive and transportation segments. The offerings include build to print, PCBA, Box build, system integration, test, environmental screening services.

Job Description

What You’ll Do:

  • Design competent sourcing strategies for the organization to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the function.
  • Define the guidelines for supplier / Vendor selection and ensure the quality guidelines defined by Centum are adhered to.
  • Develop and maintain a high performance culture focused on continuous improvement and business excellence
  • Focus on the Total Cost Ownership (TCO) incorporating customer needs, Organizational goals and market conditions.
  • Continuously identify means to reduce cost and pro-actively take initiative towards cost reduction.
  • Drive cost savings through effective negations with materials and logistics service providers
  • Ensure compliance to ethics and values as defined by Centum and adherence to all statutory requirements.
  • Drive sourcing and commodity Strategy formulation and Implementation in collaboration with CFT.
  • Review sourcing performance against the defined plan and take actions to ensure adherence to plan (KPI and strategic initiatives)
  • Work closely with sales / operations /quote team to support customer bids.
  • Identify risk in supplier base including single source, obsolescence (SPQ/ MOQ) Lead time and risk mitigation measures.
  • Develop and maintain a progressive working relationship with Key stake holders. Both internal and external (Supplier, vendor, customer) to Centum.
  • Interact with key stake holders’ ie supplier vendor’s customers on regular basis to gauge their requirement and define ways to exceed their expectation.
  • Act as mentor to direct reports and develop the second line management.
  • Define performance standards and goals for employees and review their performance periodically.

Who You Are?


· Minimum of 14 – 18 years of experience in any manufacturing industry, preferably in EMS

· Should have hands on experience in working on ERP systems.

  • Strong planning and organizing skills.
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Customer-oriented
  • Conflict handling skill
  • Strong ability to influence.
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good Negotiation skill


  • Graduate Engineering in any discipline
  • Additional qualifications such as Dip in Materials Management will be added advantage.S


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