Reliance Supermarket Jobs in Bangalore

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Hiring Organization
Reliance Fresh
Post Name Deputy Manager-Sourcing
Remote No
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary 600000/- To 800000/- Per Year 
Location Bengaluru, Karnataka, India 560084

About Us

Established in the year 2007, Reliance Brands Limited is an investment arm of Reliance Industries that began with a mandate to launch and build international and domestic brand equity in India.
 
Over 13 years of rich experience catering to the segments of luxury, bridge-to-luxury, high-premium, and high-street lifestyle, RBL has built a great understanding of the psyche of the Indian Consumer.
 
With corporate offices in Gurgaon, Mumbai & Bangalore, RBL now operates over 50 brands spread over 430 stores and 345 shop-in-shops across the country and also owns the retail concept stores The Tank & The White Crow across the country.
 
In May 2019, RBL marked its first international foray by acquiring the British toy retailer, Hamleys. Globally Hamleys has 201 doors across 17 countries. In May 2019, RBL marked its first international foray by acquiring the British toy retailer, Hamleys.
 
Globally Hamleys has 201 doors across 17 countries. In the same year, RBL also unveiled its multi-brand outlet The White Crow which showcases a unique curation of over 44 premium brands.

Profile Brief

Role: The role is to source vendors/factories who can help develop the toy product with the required quality, manufacturability, and cost viability. He/she must have a keen eye for detail and decisions driven by customer needs, delivered through the right quality toys.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in game concept development meetings with Design Team. Identify opportunities for the external Design Team to use and proactively communicate ideas to them (e.g. BaseCamp).
  • Proactively identify areas and items that need research (e.g. new material, new processes, etc.) as the company learns of new business opportunities. Anticipate company needs in order to ensure we are positioned to meet customer needs. Complete research needed, and communicate timely to external and internal team members
  • Act as the “bridge” between Design Teams and Factories, to assist the Design Team to produce
  • Source and review resources available and make recommendations to the Head of Production (e.g. factories, vendors, etc.)
  • Work directly with factories to identify the best materials and processes to fit within the product specifications, produce the best quality product, and meet COG targets. Build and recommend product options, including details regarding materials, technology/electronics, printing, etc.
  • Receive and answer questions and requests from Design Teams for information and advice.
  • Adhere to product production timelines and schedules set by the Head of Production.
  • Create Specifications Documents (“spec doc”) based on the Bill of Materials (BOM) produced by the external Design Team. Add inappropriate details as needed (e.g. material types)
  • Identify appropriate factories (outside vendors) and send Spec Doc to them for COGs quoting
  • Receive quotes back from factories and evaluate. Ask and answer questions to ensure factories are on the correct track to produce a final quote.
  • Compare factory information to company target COGs numbers. Be constantly aware of company costs and negotiate accordingly to increase company margins.
  • Make suggestions to factories for substitutions/changes. Confirm acceptability of substitutions/changes with the external Design Team as needed. Revise Spec Doc and email back to factories as needed
  • Communicate final Spec Doc information and Cost Comparison to Head of Production for final approval of costing
  • Contact the external Design Team for final files. Distribute files to awarded factory via company FTP site. Print out Epson proofs as appropriate and mail them to the factory
  • Proof and approval of final Technical Drawings and/or CADs if needed. Get the Design Team and company thoughts/approvals, and communicate issues back to the factory. Give approval to the factory to start production.
  • Review and approve Final Engineering Prototype (FEP)
  • Give final approval for the factory to start manufacturing
  • Receive Top of Production samples from the factory and approval. Manage any running changes as the production process proceeds.
  • Responsible for regularly reviewing FOB dates to ensure the production timetables can support them. Notify Head of Production as needed to avoid release schedule delays
  • Participate in weekly status meetings with the external Design Team. Prepare a concerns/issues list prior to the meeting. Share timely, relevant information during a meeting
  • Participate in weekly company Production Meetings. Report on metrics and status for projects.
  • Research toy-related patents, copyrights, and legal issues pertinent to protecting an invention
  • Provide clear and precise direction for entire product development

Desired Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of the production environment, with experience in design/product development as well as manufacturing

Education & Experience Required:

  • PG in Retail Management/Fashion Management or UG in engineering from a reputed business or fashion institute
  • Minimum 5-6 years of experience in a similar role for Toys, whitegoods, electronics & electro-plastic products, Preferably in the toy/game industry
  • Strong project management experience
  • Working knowledge in SAP is preferred

The Pink Ribbon on the packaging:

We at RBL are committed to diversity in our workforce and are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In an attempt to bring out the best in its employees, RBL allows Early Leadership opportunities and promotes Entrepreneurship capabilities, and keeps the invisible threads that connect the RBL family together through the many RBL rituals conducted throughout the year

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