Supply chain manager
Experience10 - 12 Years
Ensures strict adherence to schedules for end-to-end supply chain operations (from order to despatch).
Identifies gaps in supply chain and looks for areas of improvement
Takes overall responsibility for the planning, directing, controlling and operational management of the Supply Chain from production planning & sourcing to manufacturing till the finished goods reach the distributors.
Takes overall responsibility for supply chain streamlining, optimal utilization of resources, improving process efficiencies and reducing the total cost of Warehousing & Transportation
Develops people capabilities ensuring efficient performance
Understands the business needs and incorporates it into the Supply Chain management ensuring demand satisfaction, quality standards and optimum utilization of resources.
Assumes overall responsibility for continuous improvement and development of new systems and processes and standardising them in the supply chain targeted at meeting the future needs of the organization
Develops strategic plans for efficient supply chain management & process improvement and translates them into standard processes & systems to minimise cycle time & cost
Understands the future business needs and develops plans infrastructural development in the supply chain, including capacity expansion, Plant Automation etc.
Scans the market for cutting edge technology, equipment, systems and processes for improving efficiency, quality and reducing costs or for future business requirements.
Ensures optimal resource utilisation & supply chain streamlining by effective planning & coordination between processes such as production planning, sourcing, logistics and manufacturing units.
Ensures supply chain efficiencies by streamlining processes between sales operations, sales requirements, sourcing and logistics.
Ensures prudent inventory management of RM, PM and finished goods.
Establishes standardised systems and processes to enhance operational efficiencies.
Suggest methods for improving the order-to-dispatch supply chain efficiency and reduce gaps and delays
Takes responsibility of improving profitability by identifying cost reduction opportunities through increasing Supply Chain efficiency and optimal utilisation of resources.
Ensures the availability of information on key operational and cost parameters at every stage of the supply chain.
Takes initiatives for cost reduction in transportation, storage and other related costs by new initiatives and standardising them.
Takes responsibility for people development initiatives and building up of in-house capabilities and develops succession plans for key positions in the department.
Interacts regularly with process heads to identify and remove any obstacles to the fostering of an efficient and value driven work culture
Ensures timely PMS implementation and adherence to prescribed procedures.
Ensures adequate motivation and retention of all employees reporting to the position
Provides the necessary leadership and guidance to key employees and top performers through mentoring and identification of best practices to enhance performance efficiencies.