Principal Consultant at Leading Manpower Placement Firm
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Manager - Distribution Planning - FMCG (3-8 yrs)
MANAGER : DISTRIBUTION PLANNING (SUPPLY CHAIN)
Experience : 3 - 8 years (minimum 2 years in Distribution Planning)
Qualifications : B.E. / B.Tech. / Additionally MBA in Supply Chain or Operations would be preferred
FG Supply planning :
a) Prepare FG dispatch plans from the central warehouse to the C&FAs to meet the depot wise replenishment needs
b) Work closely with central warehouse and the logistics/ distribution team to ensure timely execution of the dispatch plans
c) Minimise stock obsolescence of FG
d) Manage consumer promotions, new product introductions, product phase-in phase-out, and product MRP changes
e) Maintain customer service level > 97%.
Inventory planning :
a) Define the inventory norm for each site-SKU combination taking into consideration the demand variability, supply variability, replenishment frequency, lead time, etc.
b) Monitor the inventory on hand (DOH) and production plan and take action to resolve any issues
c) Monitor the FG stock freshness and ensure channel level forecast at each CFA is supported with stocks of desired freshness
Cross-functional support :
a) Work closely and communicate effectively with supply planning and manufacturing group, regional logistics, QA, and finance on issues pertaining to inventory, cost and quality.
b) Drive initiatives to positively influence operating working capital
INDUSTRY PREFERENCE : FMCG, CONSUMER GOODS, PHARMA, LUBRICANTS.