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10/06 Debshree Ojha
Recruitment Consultant at Tata Consumer

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Tata Consumer - Senior Manager - 3P Operations (10-12 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 1109078

Role Objectives


The position shall be responsible for the delivery of NPD projects ensuring new product launches and thereafter their continuous supply as per planned timelines on desired cost. He shall also ensure delivery of products from the third party(3P) copackers.

The incumbent would be responsible for identifying new 2P/3P vendors and bringing them on-board, manages performance, negotiation of contractual conditions, and keeps vendors data up to date.

Key Responsibilities


- Identify new 2P/3P vendors and bring them on-board following the process as per business requirements.


- Timely & smooth execution of New Projects while coordinating with the internal and external stakeholders.


- Assuring Complete Quality control of finished products: Compliance with Product Specifications.


- Review safety, health, hygiene and other compliances (Food safety) & develop standardized Infrastructure and Processes for 3P.


- Close all Non -conformations within the stipulated time frame at all 3P sites. (HACCP and Food safety audits)


- Cost negotiations with 3P along with Commercial Function


- Ensuring delivery of product as per plan shared by Planning Function.


- Training of Work force and driving company initiatives at the 3P sites.


- Regularly scan the environment for new potential sites.


- Monitor and review operations at 3P sites, maintain high level of food safety management system WITHIN organizational guidelines to ensure smooth contract manufacturing operations as per the budgeted sales plan.


- Developing the new 3Ps: Identify the right 3P fit for the product and ensure they meet the expectations of the organization.


- Drive cost saving initiatives: Ensuring the cost saving agenda decided at the company level is driven at the 3P locations and reviewing it on monthly basis.


- Commercial Support: Coordinate with the 3P Commercial & Technical Executives for the commercial activities.


- Timely & smooth execution of New Projects while coordinating with the internal and external stakeholders.


- Ensuring adherence of day wise production schedule at 3P units in alignment with stock requirements at CFAs. Able to get all production figures in time & plan further manufacturing activities accordingly. (Keep track of Demand & supply closely with help of SCM)


- Ensure standardization of products, process and prices and use data driven approach to arrive at decision.


- Ensure that the 3P units complies with the terms and conditions of the Quality standards to achieve adherence to specified quality levels.


- SAP vs PHY Stock reconciliation, cost analysis, Inventory Management, PO release and submission of delivery schedule.


- Facilitate continuous improvement and coordinate with key stakeholders for timely documentation.


- Cost negotiation and agreement sign-off with the vendors.


- Ensuring SAP discipline across all handled units.


- Review and prepare a consolidated management information report for multiple 3P units to analyze performance of contract manufacturing sites.


- Support the Sales & Marketing in Planning & execution of consumer promo activity.


Desired Candidate Profile -


- Business knowledge about the food and beverage industry manufacturing and supply chain processes.


- Commercial orientation


- Decision support


- Good networking skills


- Self-driven and motivated individual with a strong focus on excellence


- Strong interpersonal skills and Negotiation Skills


- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


- Strong analytic and problem-solving skills.


- Ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment.


- Attention to detail.


Desired Experience Level & Qualifications

- Engineering Degree - Food Tech, Mechanical Engineer, Chemical Engineer, BSc (microbiology).

- MBA/PGDM will be an added advantage.

- 10+ years in an FMCG Industry; preferably Food & Beverages industry.

- Min. 6~8 yrs experience in managing 3P manufacturers. Min 2 yrs experience of managing multiple sites independently.


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