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Assistant/Deputy Manager - Supply Chain (E&E commodities)



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Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024

About River

River is an electric vehicle startup building multi-utility scooters. The company builds products ground up with a strong focus on design and engineering. Currently, the company is in the expansion stage as we have commenced our vehicle deliveries in Bangalore with over 100+ vehicles on road. River is backed by marquee international investors - Dubai based Al-Futtaim Group, Lowcarbon Capital, Toyota Ventures, Israel based Maniv mobility and US based Trucks VC. These are mobility focused funds backed by some of the big names in the automotive industry. River is founded by experienced automotive professionals and is a fast growing company with a team of 400+ people.

Website : https://www.rideriver.com/

Location : Whitefield Bangalore(On-site)

Role: Supply Chain (E&E commodities)

Title: Assistant/Deputy Manager


  • Strategic Sourcing:
  • Identify and evaluate potential suppliers of electrical components, considering factors such as quality, cost, and delivery timelines.
  • Negotiate contracts, terms, and conditions with suppliers to secure favorable agreements.
  • Inventory Management:
  • Develop and implement inventory management strategies to optimize stock levels of electrical components.
  • Monitor and maintain accurate inventory records, ensuring alignment with production requirements and minimizing excess or obsolete stock.
  • Supplier Relationship Management:
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers, fostering collaboration and communication.
  • Work closely with suppliers to resolve issues, track performance metrics, and continuously improve the supplier base.
  • Demand Planning:
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including production, sales, and engineering, to accurately forecast demand for electrical components.
  • Develop and implement demand planning strategies to meet production schedules and customer requirements.
  • Quality Assurance:
  • Implement and monitor quality control processes for electrical components to ensure compliance with industry standards and specifications.
  • Work with suppliers to address and resolve quality issues promptly.
  • Cost Management:
  • Analyze and optimize costs associated with electrical components, identifying opportunities for cost reduction and efficiency improvements.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or electronics engineering with 4-8 years experience in supply chain management, business, or a related field.
  • Strong understanding of electrical components and their specifications.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Sound knowledge of APQP, PPAP, & other quality tools like Cause & effect, CP/CPK, 8D

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