22/12 Rushikesh Babar
Senior Consultant - Executive Search at ACH Management Consultants Pvt Ltd

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Manager - Supply Chain & Demand Planning - Flavor/Fruit Prep/Ingredients (8-15 yrs)

Pune Job Code: 875482

Purpose of the Job

1. Will play an essential role in the effective supply chain

a. Design, develop and execute supply chain strategy

b. Develop and use the analytical, marketing & sales data to effectively estimate future product demands. Manage RM/PM supply planning and inventory flow, analyzing statistical data, and generating forecast-ing solutions

2. Manage and initiate key projects

a. Process Development & deployment to manage cost, personnel productivity & data accuracy

b. Training & Development of resources

c. Will be the backbone of S&OP monthly top executive meeting that will be the skeleton of company short and long-term top line and bottom line planning.

d. Ensure consistent availability of RM and products at customer level.

Key Accountabilities

Demand planning and supply chain

Sales forecast:

- Develop effective forecast models based on industry trends and demand patterns, also based on information from all sales managers-

- Influence sales team to provide accurate forecast that lead to Budget and Market trend

- Monitor and report on important changes in sales forecasts, budgets, and business strategies.

- Provide monthly Dash-Board on Forecast accuracy analysis

- Liaise with Finance to translate forecast into P&L for YTD and 12 months rolling dimension

New products:

- Ensure smooth start-up of new products at industrial scale step; and when running at full scale by coordinating all departments involved (sales, R&D, procurement & production- .)


- Together with Procurement & Logistics lead, determine the safety stock per SKU in line with sales forecast, lead-time, MOQ and parameters

- Prepare the slow moving items reporting; lead the process to minimize the risk & losses

- Prepare reports showing stock levels of ingredients and finished product in order to achieve DIO target agreed in budget with management.

- Optimize inventory level that leads to have efficient DIO while keeping good service level.

Demand planning:

- Translate demand into RM Supply planning that should lead to no OOS (out of stocks) and inform Procurement on demand to be secured (packaging, Raw materials)

- Supervise and pilot the good rotation and sufficient availability of metal containers, with the support of customer service manager.

Service level:

- Review, analyze and report the accuracy of Service level Vs demand and supply

- Work with material planning & logistics to secure production plans that meet customer needs

- Forecast to OTIF management

Sales Review or S&OP:

- Liaise with relevant division teams to deploy approach in Demand Planning & Supply Chain

Project Management:

- Initiate, Manage and Monitor Key projects defined by CEO

- Create and manage task forces assigned for each project

- 1st priority for 2021 is to

a. reach the optimum level of inventory coverage

b. ensuring on-time launch of all new projects

c. Process development, implementation & improvement


- Acts in accordance with the applicable compliance guidelines

- Acts in accordance with the Safety First Principles

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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