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GlaxoSmithKline - Assistant Manager - Logistics & Warehouse (2-5 yrs)

Kolkata Job Code: 716286

Job Purpose :

- Lead Regional Logistics to drive Warehousing excellence, optimize distribution cost, LSP management and ensure statutory & regulatory compliance. Mitigate financial risk for GSK owned inventory stored at outsourced warehouses by instituting strong controls & monitoring mechanism.

Key Deliverables :

1. Achieve OTIF >95% through management of - Order processing to Loading- cycle in Warehouses

2. Achieve Primary Fill rates of >98.5%

3. Warehousing Quality management as per GSK standards & SOPs.

4. Accountable for statutory & regulatory compliance at Warehouses.

5. Manage vendors - 6 LSPs 20 transporters to deliver desired service levels.

6. Mitigate financial risk to GSK by instituting strong controls & monitoring mechanism on Inventory accuracy.

7. Drive Cost optimization projects for Warehousing & transportation to manage cost < 0.7% of sales.

Key KPIs :

1. OTIF & Primary Fill rates

2. Daily Dispatch efficiency

3. Quality Audit & CAPA

4. Truck Placement efficiency

5. Cycle Count Accuracy

6. Distribution Cost

Knowledge :

A. Educational Background :

1. Minimum Level of Education : Graduate

Area of Specialisation : Experience in Supply Chain / Logistics

2. Preferred Level of Education : Management graduate

Area of Specialisation : Supply Chain / Logistics

B. Job-Related Experience :

Minimum Level of Job-Related Experience : 6 years experience in similar job in Supply Chain / Logistics

C. Other Job-Related Skills/Background :

- Negotiation skills

- Vendor selection & Management

- Knowledge of OE tools

Application :

- Transaction & Documentation Management : as per GSK defined process and ensuring legal & taxation compliance.

- Warehousing excellence : This position implements Warehousing excellence through LSP competency management, driving operational excellence initiatives & implementation of quality SOPs.

- Transportation Management : This position manages last mile transporters to delivers desired service levels through regular monitoring and developing new transporters.

- Statutory & Regulatory Compliance : Comply with all statutory & regulatory requirements and manage compliance requirement in transitions/changeovers.

Problem Solving & Innovation :

- Warehousing Space Optimisation : Optimise storage cost/case with different warehousing solutions of Mezzanine flooring/Racking considering tradeoff between automation & rental costs.

- Last Mile Freight Cost Optimisation : Optimise last mile freight cost through different levers of Route planning, mode mix optimization, effective negotiations including reverse auction & dedicated trucks.

- Innovating Business Solutions execution : Lead execution of innovative business solutions like Direct dispatch to Distributors, Pack Centre for Modern trade servicing & Project Green to reduce distributor level damages.

Nature of Interaction :

- External engagement : This role need extensive engagement with 6 LSPs and 20 transporters and thus need a high level of influencing skill to get desired service levels. Role involves limited Interaction with regulatory/statutory bodies which needs to be managed tactfully.

- Communication Skill : Incumbent will need to have good communication skills to train warehousing team.

- Internal Engagement : Engages with Sales team & Supply planning team to meet business deliverables

Impact :

This role impacts various business dimensions :

- Impact Primary Sales through efficient execution of Orders.

- Distribution Cost optimization through efficiencies in Warehousing & Last mile freight cost.

- Supports Service through delivery of OTIF and Primary fill rates.

- Leads compliance for Internal processes and Statutory & regulatory norms.

- Write off minimization

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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