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17/05 Esha A
Talent Acquisition at Purplle.com

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Purplle.com - Associate Director - Logistics (10-12 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 1096695

Role & Responsibilities of Logistics Director :

- Drives continuous improvement initiatives with logistics partners in partnership with fulfilment centers, customer service and retail teams to improve customer experience, costs and processes

- Partners with internal/external stakeholders to improve cost, speed & reliability of delivery

- Drives innovation by taking ownership of strategic projects and operational success

- Able to address operational and personnel issues affecting functional area

- Advises leadership team proactively of critical situations along with the expected impact and mitigation actions planned

- Executes performance management metrics reviews (cost, speed, efficiency, quality, etc.) for logistics function and derive improvement plans from it

- Conduct daily / weekly business reviews

- Prepare and communicate 3-6 months staffing plans and forecasts on a regular basis

- Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures and complying with legal regulations

- Drives process change initiatives, and other Change/Six Sigma initiatives to enable the Logistics team to meet and exceed Business Plan.

- Sets / clarifies requirements and expectations for entire Logistics team

- Leverages the team for sourcing ideas, the nurturing and rolling them into creation of improvement plans for the functional area.

- Takes proactive steps to ensure that best practices are shared across all departments, shifts and among all warehouses

Basic Qualifications :

- B E /B.Tech Engineering from a reputed university

- 10-12 years Operations Management experience in B2C logistics industry across first mile, middle mile and last mile

- Experience of having set up logistics operations

- Direct team management experience and experience of having handled multiple delivery stations network

- Ability to handle changing priorities and use good judgment

- Strong Excel & Analytical skills: Effectively analyze and interpret information, identifying & validating the key facts, including reviewing alternatives to determine advantages and associated risks.

- Excellent problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications :

- MBA Preferred

- Basic/Working knowledge of Six Sigma tools and Lean techniques preferred.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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