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Asst. Procurement Manager, Personal Wash Operation

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Supply Chain
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Date posted:
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Job Title:

Asst. Procurement Manager, Personal Wash Operation



Profession (Marketing, Finance, etc.):

Supply Chain

Work Level:      


Location (City, Country):

 Mumbai, India

Main Job Purpose:

(A concise statement setting out the main purpose and objectives of the job.)

Personal Care is one of the most important portfolios within Unilever Personal Care Business Group.

The role is responsible for managing soap noodle/palm derivates operations through transformative sustainability projects for India Personal Care business, totaling INR 3000+ Crore. 

The role requires understanding of supplier landscape, supply chain network. This role is instrumental in ensuring cost control, supplier quality, contract management and ensuring execution of key savings projects.

Key Accountabilities:

(Please describe the responsibilities and end results that would be expected.)

  • Delivery of sourcing strategy
  • Developing execution plans for new materials introduced as part of key transformative projects
  • Continuous engagement with the noodle/palm derivative suppliers to ensure service and quality
  • Effective supplier communications and engagement in key programs
  • Identifying cost-saving opportunities, execution& reporting of all cost savings programs –Ensure compliance of supply sources with Unilever’s Responsible Sourcing Policy, OTIF deliveries and Quality improvement

Professional Skills:

(The minimum requirement from the JSP should be described, incl degrees/qualifications preferred.)

  • Strong supply chain operational & execution skills
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams to deliver a common business goals
  • Digital and analytics knowledge
  • Stakeholder management
  • Person with understanding soap manufacturing and supply chain operations will be added advantage
  • Experience in Procurement transformation projects, tools and technologies.

Experience Required:

(Please detail essential and desirable experience, including no. of years.)


  • University degree
  • At least 6 to 8 years solid experience in supply chain, sourcing & supplier operations
  • Expertise in supply chain operations, preferably in soap manufacturing
  • Demonstrated and proven capabilities to work in cross-functional teams
  • Experience of working in matrix organisation structure


(Please make it clear if the job will require travel within the country or abroad and give an idea of how often the candidate will need to be away from home.)

  • 10-15% Travel within the country


(Please list any internal and external contacts arising from the job.)



Personal Care – Global & Local

Strategy and Insights Team


R&D teams


Supply chain in market

Business Group Senior leadership

Finance team


Sustainable business

Supply Partners

Reporting Channel:

(Please show where the job lies within the department, including superior(s) & subordinaDirector te(s).)

Reporting to Procurement Manager  - Personal Wash  – India

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