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10/04 HR
HR at Michael Page

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General Manager - Supply Chain - Chemical & Allied Materials Manufacturer (15-20 yrs)

Delhi Job Code: 815867

Industry - Chemicals / Petrochemical / Plastic / Rubber

Category - Operations

Skills - Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Operational Excellence, Process Improvement, Business Continuity Planning, Supply Planning, Demand Planning, Lean Methods, Network Optimisation, Stakeholder Management, People Management

Job Type - Permanent

Job Description

- Lead the supply chain function for a Leading Global Chemical & Allied Material Manufacturing.

- Excellent growth trajectory and work closely with the COO in a high visibility role.

Client Details

A multinational that started its operations in India more than 60 years ago, it is amongst one of the largest manufacturers of chemical and allied materials. It has a vast presence in India and are continuously working towards strengthening its development of new products, improvement of existing ones, new technologies, processes and applications for indigenous and pan Asia-Pacific markets. They have aggressive growth plans for India, which will be supported by the presence of a robust Supply Chain system to cater to their business.


Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, you will be responsible for-

- Creating the vision and strategy for planning, logistics and warehousing across India, establishing the footprint, organisation structure and team to deliver this strategy.

- Leading and facilitating collaboration between six manufacturing sites across India and supply chain functions to maximize customer service while balancing inventory investment and operating expense.

- Managing transportation budget and activities for inbound and outbound flows, and physical distribution network optimization and performance.

- Driving common processes, disciplines, systems and metrics across the planning function by leveraging ERP (SAP) and advanced planning systems to enable best practice operating efficiencies.

- Utilizing and refining of key performance indicators (KPI) to monitor and drive performance and continuous improvement; ensuring strict compliance with regulations, and group standards

- Assessing, developing, and refining the overall planning, warehousing, distribution and logistics skill set in the organization.

- Driving operational excellence and best practices to improve the supply chain process.


To be a successful candidate, you should-

- Be an engineer with 15-20 years of supply chain experience with a key focus on planning and logistics in progressively senior positions in a chemical, paint or coating manufacturing industry.

- Be responsible in all areas of Supply Chain including but not limited to planning, distribution operations and logistics.

- Have considerable knowledge of financial, quantitative, analytical and P&L skills besides ability to work in multi-functional teams.

- Exhibit in depth knowledge of latest supply chain / logistics processes, LEAN methods & current best practices to execute business continuity/strategic plans to provide direction toward the achievement of financial targets.

- Have a strong 'hands-on' people management, interpersonal skills, stakeholder management, team building, leadership and coaching skills.

Job Offer

In addition to an attractive compensation package, the candidate will have the opportunity to work in a fast-growing organisation in a high visibility role having a direct impact on the success of the business operations.

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Woomesh Raman Kaher on +91 124 452 5444.

The Apply Button will redirect you to website. Please apply there as well.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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