• Supply Chain Supervisor Jobs in Coimbatore,India - 25277466

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  • 5 - 8 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

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Job SummaryResponsible for leading a team of supply chain associates (buyers/planners/and finite schedulers) in buying direct materials for production, ensuring appropriate inventory levels maintained, developing multi-week production plans and finite production schedules, and driving adherence to schedule Perform complex data analysis, recommending action based on insights gained from the analysis Lead and facilitate process improvement projects across the Supply Chain to more cost effectively meet customer requirements improvement projects and initiatives, analyzing existing processes and leading improvement initiatives based on data analysis to strengthen VWR current supply chain capabilities Support constructing and managing metrics and dashboards to drive buying/planning/scheduling performance improvement, meet OTIF and inventory goals, and drive team productivity Support forecasting geared towards providing early warnings of positive or negative trends in specific areas of the supply chain Facilitate process improvements across the Supply Chain to more cost effectively meet customer requirements Support complex data analysis and ad-hoc reporting, summarizing and presenting data in meaningful way to all levels of the organization MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Lead and coach buyers, planners, and schedulers in daily tasks to ensure high quality scheduling and planning
Develops a 2-4 week schedule
Leads the team in line balancing and capacity analysis across a group of assigned work centers
Analyzes demand across the planning horizon and makes recommended changes to reorder points and safety stocks
Identify new techniques and trends related to data analysis and reporting
Drive innovation and experimentation to find new best practices across the supply chain
Establish key metrics to measure Supply Chain performance; including but not limited to Supplier scorecards, schedule adherence, stocking and sku profitability, etc
Production and distribution of daily, weekly, and monthly reports and dashboards
Serve as an internal subject matter expert on the reporting tools and metrics employed
Serve as technical expert on SAP and SAP APO data sources to facilitate reporting using QlikView
Investigate processes to identify areas of opportunity and then make recommendations that facilitate improvement
Develop metrics, that measures existing processes with the aim of presenting this information to customers, both internal and/or external
facilitating improvements in existing processes
Create robust processes to eliminate or dramatically reduce defects

Work with Coimbatore support staff and continue to build their capabilities to support increasingly complex requirements
Provide guidance and support to Supply Chain Analysts May lead Analysts in process improvement projects
Perform other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Supply Chain with 5-8 years of experience or an advanced degree with slightly less years of experience and/or sufficient prior VWR experience is required
Minimum of 3 years previous supervisor experience
Experience with SAP as a superuser
Six Sigma certification or other formal problem-solving skills highly desirable
Previous experience in Pharmaceutical, Chemical or related industry required
Experience in a regulated environment such as cGMP, ISO or FDA required


Extensive Knowledge of Supply Chain Management is required
Must have strong analytical skills including advanced use of MS Access, Excel, SQL and programming in VBA or similar languages
Able to lead and coach a team of supply chain associates
Set team expectations
Teach and coach associates to develop new skills and improve performance
Able to interpret complex data to all levels of the organization
Able to apply Six Sigma techniques for structured problem solving and process improvements
Ability to teach and transfer skills to team members and general audiences
Ability to interact and communicate complex concepts with all levels of the organization
Possesses strong knowledge of process mapping
Strong analytical abilities
Excellent communication skills
Strong multi-tasking skills


Typically works in an office environment with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level

While examining the processes at a warehouse, associate could be exposed to an industrial environment; ie the associate may work near loud moving mechanical machinery and maybe exposed to dust, fumes, or gases

Work assignments are diversified Examples of past precedent are used to resolve work problems New alternatives may be developed to resolve problems

A frequent volume of work and deadlines impose strain on routine basis

Minimal physical effort is required Work is mostly sedentary but does require walking, standing, bending, reaching, lifting or carrying objects that typically weigh less than 10 lbs

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position
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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Manufacturing/Industrial, Petrochemicals
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 31st May 2020

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