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07/01 Casey
Manager at Essar

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Head - Supply Chain - FMCG (10-15 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 879436

Roles & Responsibilities:

- Develop strategic/tactical region or area specific supply chain management initiatives to minimize supply chain costs and lead-time between farm gates to consumer's plate

- Lead and direct inventory management system to ensure order fulfilment to customers with the freshest stock possible

- Ensure that the product shelf life is maximum and wastage is minimum by introducing right packaging, adhering to the industry beating Supply Chain standards and adopting international best standards.

- Ensures the quality and efficiency of operations across all clients and projects, and ensures accountability throughout the supply chain

- Responsible to serve as the focal point for operations (procurement, order fulfillment, logistics, and freight) for all product

- Works closely with other unit leads and leadership to ensure the Supply Chain Operations Unit operates effectively and efficiently to bring excellent service, commodity security, and low cost and/or best value to the countries and clients

- Apply a structured methodology and lead change management activities across supply chain operations.

- Act as a key liaison with clients on procurement, fulfillment, logistics, and freight related issues.

- Oversee and work toward improvement of fulfillment processes and adherence to donor and client general procurement guidelines and policy.

- Oversee and work towards improvement of supplier performance, transportation routes and load management.

- Oversee and contribute to the development of and/or generation and distribution of project reports and other communication as required.


Master degree / Specialization in Fresh Category (F&V), Supply Chain Management & Logistics

Skills & Experience:

- Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts and continuous improvement efforts.

- Ability to manage multiple priorities within deadline and prioritize effectively, while delivering high quality work.

- Solution oriented with a high sense of quality, attention to detail, accuracy, efficiency, and meeting tight deadlines.

- Strong negotiation skills at a senior level

- Excellent written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills with strong sense of client service.

- Strong organizational skills and ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work in a team with diverse cultural backgrounds.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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