Deputy Manager Procurement
TIC Gums
1d ago

LOCATION : Faisalabad

REPORTS TO : Manager Procurement

DIRECT REPORTS : Procurement Officers and Sr. Procurement Officers

Company Background :

Ingredion is a Fortune 500 provider of ingredient solutions that helps nourish, comfort, sustain, and delight people around the world.

Ingredion’s wide range of ingredient solutions is strategically designed to address changing consumer trends and preferences.

Our specialty portfolio includes starch-based texturizers, clean and simple ingredients, plant-based proteins, sugar reduction and specialty sweeteners, and food systems.

Our innovative ingredient solutions are used by consumers in everyday products, from foods and beverages to paper and pharmaceuticals.

And we do it all in a planet-friendly sustainable manner.

Rafhan Maize is an affiliate of Ingredion Incorporated, USA which has strong global presence with commercial and manufacturing operations in more than 60 countries of the world.

Our strategy is a unique blend of volume growth and operational excellence. We are pursuing tri dimensional strategy to grow organically, geographically and by broadening ingredients portfolio.

If you are inspired by professional challenges and the rewards that come from a high level of performance, then Ingredion (Rafhan Maize) is the company for you.

At Ingredion (Rafhan Maize) you can be a member of a globally connected team inspired to achieve great things.

We believe in the power of our people to work together to seize opportunities, overcome obstacles and exceed expectations.

Each day, individuals make a meaningful difference in the quality of our products and the success of our technology and operations and, in turn, the quality of life for consumers.

The Deputy Manager Procurement is responsible for procurement of Engineering Items, Business Services, Contracts Finalization, and Import of Technical items / projects.

The incumbent will collaborate with internal and corporate colleagues, vendors, contractors for successful execution of assignment.

Core Responsibilities :

  • Wellbeing and Compliance : Understanding and compliance of SOPs, company policies, procedure and facilitate to team on compliance.
  • Promote safety culture, keep vigilance on safety hazards and reporting to safety observations

  • Areas to Focus : Leading Procurement team for successful competitive bidding, awarding PO / Contracts under collaboration with all stakeholders.
  • Strengthen central team for handling engineering items for 3 plants, Business Services, Contracts, other Procurement assignments

  • Broadening Sources : Strengthening supplier’s bank of company by exploring and inducting strategic, specialized new sources for creating competitiveness.
  • Applying follow-up mechanism on all steps and maintain vigilance on delivery timelines

  • Teamwork Culture Promotion : Collaboration would be required within Pakistan, EMEA and Corporate USA. Budgeting and forecasting of relevant items with coordination of all relevant stockholders.
  • Self-sufficient and self-starter initiative, knowledge and Procurement acumen would be required to create value for company

  • Developing Procurement Team : Conduct inhouse training of team on Procurement acumen, Negotiation strategies and SWOT analysis etc.
  • for effective and efficient outcome. Suggest to HR Team for arranging outsource training to ensure desired capability and skills

  • KPI base Performance : Performance would be required based on clear and set KPIs for above post and for subordinates on half yearly basis.
  • A dashboard for Procurement will also be established for depicting transparent, online status for team

  • Project Management and Saving Initiatives : Handling Projects and delivering within defined timelines by adopting saving initiatives without compromising on quality
  • Soft working : Company is already heading towards paperless environment and mostly working on computer on SAP and other software.
  • Candidate must have capability / skills on soft work on all such software (s)

    Qualified candidates will have :

    Mandatory requirements :

  • BSc / MSc in Engineering, preferably Mechanical
  • Proven practical experience of procurement of plant, machinery, spares, relevant services
  • Desirable requirements :

  • Supply Chain qualification will be an advantage
  • Similar industry knowledge (items / services), awareness of sources, best practices, policies and procedures
  • Leadership qualities, self-driven, supportive and goals oriented
  • High level of integrity and negotiation skills with efficient, stable and humble attitude
  • Office management capability and good supervisory skills with good procurement acumen
  • Required behaviors and skills :

  • Professional proficiency in English and Urdu languages
  • IT Skills (SAP, MS-Office)
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, military status, or disability status.

    Ingredion provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, we will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant's accommodation needs.


    Relocation Available :

    Yes, Within Country

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