Assistant Manager - Regional Logistics

  • Delhi, Delhi
  • Full-time

Company Description

Headquartered in Minnesota, US, General Mills, with $17 billion in net sales (2016) and more than 44,000 employees worldwide, is in the top 10 largest food companies in the world. We are the world's sixth largest food company with trusted brands like Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Annie's Organic Snacks, Haagen-Dazs and many, many more. Visit www.generalmills.com for more information on us.

In India, our trusted brands like Pillsbury and Betty Crocker found it's way into every household. Working professionals who are on-the-go relish our Nature Valley products. And for those who enjoy the finer things in life, indulge in our super-premium ice-cream, Haagen-Dazs. Our goal is is to serve delightful, innovative products to Indians who are seeking newer food experiences. 

We have a "Mind of a Multinational & Heart of a Start-up". We strive towards our goal by combining our global best practices in technology and food expertise with strong local market manufacturing and go-to-market capabilities.We are a fortune 100 multinational company, yet we operate with the freedom, energy and agility of a start-up. We take great pride in our people and have been ranked as the No.1 food company to work with in India by the Economic Times - Great Place To Work Institute in 2016.

Job Description

This role will be responsible for Regional logistics and distribution management for North & East India – which will entail warehousing management and last mile delivery to final customers.  

 

Responsibilities:

  • Implement the distribution strategy (route to market) including transportation, warehousing and last mile delivery to support distribution growth, in the region

  • Responsible for complete warehousing and CFA management across the region

  • Manage transportation from CFAs / distribution centers to final customer including route / vehicle planning for both modern and traditional trade to optimize customer service and freight

  • Responsible for ensuring high levels of Customer service (Viz DIFOT, Fill Rate etc.) at minimum possible Logistics and Distribution cost, with high focus on order execution at customer level.

  • Direct and control warehousing activities to ensure efficient and economical utilization of facilities for storage, repacking and distribution. Ensure appropriate financial, operational, quality controls and statutory / regulatory compliance to ensure operations in line with corporate requirement.

  • High focus on operational planning that optimizes Supply Chain Operations’ assets to achieve strategic and tactical deliverables

  • Responsible for managing performance of all service providers through contracts / service level agreements, monitoring and operations reviews, for the respective region.

  • Monitor, review and report KPI’s (e.g. cost, customer service, controls etc.) around effective management of logistics and distribution, and connect with each stakeholders to drive improvement.

  • Responsible for developing suppliers / service providers to provide logistics solutions to support efficient and effective distribution

  • Demonstrate team work in cross-functional teams to resolve issues and deliver breakthrough improvements consistent with best demonstrated practices.

Qualifications

  • An engineer with MBA in Operations from a good institute

  • 2-4 years of professional experience in Logistics and supply chain management in FMCG industries.

  • Demonstrated track record of distribution operations management, CFA operations & Secondary transportation management.