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Job Description
Job: Head of Supply Chain
Operations, Production & Supply Chain role
Full Time Job
Posted on: January 28, 2022
Locations: India (Tamil Nadu)
Job Description:
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We are a leading chemical company, with the best teams developing intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. Our success as a company relies on the engagement of our employees. We encourage our employees to develop their strengths, and we recognize their achievements. For you, this means a wide variety of job roles, and exciting opportunities for learning and career development.

Description

Objectives of the Position

Organize and manage material flows in the end-to-end process (Sales order to receipt of material by the customer). To support the Business in achieving the profitability targets by ensuring a continuous supply of materials by maintaining optimum levels of inventory. Also, to ensure the customer demand is dynamically gathered & coordinate with the Production, procurement functions to ensure that products are shipped to customer ON TIME at best possible costs

The Job includes Procurement, Demand/ supply planning, Vendor Development, Customer Service,Logistics and warehousing for BCIL / CCE.Main Tasks

Leadership:
Influence decision-makers in a complex environment within and outside BU (Regional and Global counter parts) at all levels, and drive actions/decisions.
Provide Strategic and Leadership inputs / guidance for CCE business.
Work closely with regional RBU and GBU for effective cross collaboration.
Optimize & strengthen relationship with stake holders and ensure customer satisfaction.
Facilitate team members development and growth.
Represent BU to improve company image in relevant automotive forums / events / networking.

Strategic:
Be the go-to person and collaborate Global teams.
Identify cost drivers within supply chain processes, initiate cost saving measures.
Develop or optimize the utilization of sub-regional SC resources through evaluating costs, profitability and working capital requirements in materials, supply chain allocated costs, storage/shipping/handling charges, sales administration expenses, etc. in order to recommend to the supervisor, programs to improve the economic performance of individual supply chain activities and enhance the finance returns.
Drive Continuous improvement projects.

Planning & Operational
Regularly review the Supply Chain strategy in India for the BU(s) to ensure correct SC configuration and setup are deployed from inbound raw material(s) to production to outbound product distribution including the setup.
Responsible for review on Customer requirement & ensure that their shipment requirements are met fully on a continuous basis.
Set and manage SC KPIs: inventory (DIV/OIV/ageing), NCM, delivery services (DC/DR), planning accuracy and logistics costs, Identify cost drivers within SC processes, initiate cost saving measures
Responsible for Warehouse management, outward transportation, outside warehouse controls, safety & proper maintenance of Inventories.
Handle export transactions & deal with shipping liners, forwarding agents,
Coordinate with Production, Quality & Purchase departments on dissemination of Customer requirements & alert priorities to ensure smooth Supply chain.
Inventory Management, Effective material planning and control to maintain optimum inventory levels.
Reporting, Collecting and consolidating product wise sales forecast from Sales Managers
Demand forecasting by product wise and preparing monthly indents.
Lead the Customer service team (CSOs) to ensure smooth order management process
Establish efficient, cost competitive logistic services to serve customers including export business
Manage warehouse functioning adhering to all BASF guidelines including FIFO, TDS, 5S and cost optimization
Propose, evaluate and implement investment projects related to SCM topics.
Order management and Tolling.

Procurement
Guide the team for effective management of Freight forwarders, CHA, Safety, Logistic Service Providers.
Identifies potential vendors / suppliers, gathers and analyzes information on them; recommends prospective vendors to top management.
Guide the team / advise and maintain contact with customs and related agencies. (External)
Guide the team and maintain connect with Regional & Global procurement team / sites for supplier price & other developments and also for liquidation of excess / shortages. (Internal)
Lead as LPR (Local Procurement Representative) for In-direct materials.
Leads the team to in negotiations and ensuring that vendor contracts are compliant including timely payments.
Evaluate vendor performance and recommend strategy to the management.
Periodically assesses inventories and compares with market activity; may recommend adjustment of the procurement plan to top management

Risk Management
Coordinate with EHS/IT/Finance/Legal/HR and other functions as required to ensure compliance with internal and external rules and regulations related to supply chain operations and processes.
Identify risks and take preventive/corrective action including communication to relevant stakeholders.
Keep update on sub-region supply chain related regulatory development, analysis impact to business and communicate to relevant stakeholders.

Supply chain cost optimization
Identify cost drivers within supply chain processes, initiate cost saving measures.
Develop or optimize the utilization of sub-regional SC resources through evaluating costs, profitability and working capital requirements in materials, supply chain allocated costs, storage/shipping/handling charges, sales administration expenses, etc. in order to recommend to the supervisor, programs to improve the economic performance of individual supply chain activities and enhance the finance returns.

Minimum Education and Qualification Required for the Position

Education: Masters Degree / MBA Material & Logistics Management

Working Experience: Minimum 15 Years (Includes min 5 years of management, supervisory, or team lead experience)

Technical & Professional Knowledge: Expertise of working in Auto Industry, industry recognition / experience

Added advantage of holding leadership position in relevant association / forum / Industry bodies.

Competencies

Please choose 3-4 competencies critical to this position, and the relevant level. These will be assessed at interview stage.

Drive Innovation

o General

Leadership

Act with Entrepreneurial Drive

o General

Leadership

Drive Sustainable Solutions

o General

o Leadership

Demonstrate Customer Focus

o General

Leadership

Develop Self & Others

o General

Leadership

Communicate Effectively

o General

Leadership

Embrace Diversity

o General

o Leadership

Collaborate for Achievement

o General

Leadership

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