September 27, 2011

Job Opening - Head of Supply Chain

One of our Clients is looking for Head of Supply chain for the following role.  
Head of Supply chain
Equal Opportunity Employer

·         BE – Mechanical / Electrical along with post qualification Business Degree.
·         12-15 years of experience in an FMCG cross cultural environment – Preferred
·         Experience in forecasting and scheduling experience, preferably in high volume environment.
·         Strong understanding of master production scheduling
·         Strong understanding of MRP, inventory control and work order management in a manufacturing environment
·         Understanding of purchasing and accounting principles required
·         Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic and changing environment.
·         Proficient with MS Office
·         Manage the global supply chain planning process, including management of all departments involved in forecasting, materials planning and procurement of inventory to maintain budgeted inventory turns and fill rates for all domestic and international markets in a dynamic direct marketing environment with third party manufacturing and fulfillment.
·         Review and enhance forecasting processes and tools for use with Oracle Global Advanced Supply Chain Planning (ASCP) module.
·         Integrate monthly brand level marketing forecasts for domestic and international markets with ASCP process.
·         Oversee management of parameters and settings for ASCP module to optimize safety stock and lead time values for all domestic and international markets.
·         Track forecast accuracy and consumption versus forecast for all markets.
·         Oversee the purchasing for product required based on planned demand from Supply Chain Planning module or input from marketing for new product launch or tests.
·         Manage the various vendor relationships to produce the service level requirement to support supply chain requirements.
·         Monitor the on-time and complete performance of Suppliers.
·         Work with product development and sourcing departments to intgegrate new supplier or brand launches as well as regulatory upgrades to existing packaging or formulations.
·         Monitor the KPIs and metrics associated with final shipments to customers to prevent/ reduce out of stock situations, watch for trends impacting forecasting needs or marketing changes impacting forecasting requirements.
·         Monitor reporting feeds into Business Intelligence system for optimization of data used in various analysis functions.
·         Work closely with IT group to optimize use of Oracle data for Inventory Planning and Purchasing Groups
·         Work closely with domestic brand management, international operations, and international brand management staff.
Please send your resume at  before 30th September 2011 in WORD FORMAT .Incomplete or Irrelevant CVs will not be entertained. Please mark the title of the designation and the preferred city applying for in the Subject line