India Foods Business is a full-service manufacturing and marketing unit comprising over 500 employees spread across over multiple locations across India. Our strong suite of products includes the Pillsbury, Betty Crocker, Haagen-Dazs and Nature Valley brands in both direct-to-consumer and B2B channels across Retail, Food Service and Bakeries & Exports. We combine the capabilities of a global enterprise with the entrepreneurial spirit and cultural awareness you would expect of a smaller local company.
Purpose of the Position
Ensure availability of right SKUs at the right Co-Packers at the right time. In the process, the incumbent is expected to carry out backward planning to ensure that the demand plan flows accurately from the sales forecast, that the production plan is in line with the demand plan, which translates into a dispatch plan, and finally into a receipt plan to avoid loss of sale.
Responsible for RM/PM planning for Co-Packers and Operations Accounting for all Co-Packers and Vendors. With Zero or minimal Write off Risk
Key Responsibilities & Expectations
Materials management –
Responsible for running end to end daily finished good warehousing operation with ownership of Safety, Quality & Customer Service while leading a team on shop floor
Responsible to prepare the dispatch plan, monitor movement as per plans and ensure timely movement of materials basis demand
Co-ordinate with supply planning team for meeting finished goods dispatches requirements
Tracking and optimizing number of vehicles used for internal material movement
Ensure right documentation and document archival to ensure 100% compliance & audit readiness
Monthly, Quarterly and Annual stock Reconciliation with zero outages
Monthly cost and HMM tracking for respective area
Monthly SLOB & Provisioning review
Consolidated tracking of KPIs and MIS
Working Capital Management
Track and monitor inventory levels of finished goods and forward to management as a part of MIS.
Tracking of all safety, statutory and regulatory compliances
Ensure compliances toward FSQ policies: Traceability, Storage, material handling
Planning & Despatches
Support AM Supply chain in production planning & dispatches
Streamline process & bring rigor to deliver breakthrough results across all major buckets
Drive Self Capability
Participate & Lead in Safety & Quality initiatives
Participate & Lead in kaizens, 5’s and other business initiatives
Safety, Quality, Supply Chain, Finance and Operations
Transporters, CFA, Vendors, Service Providers, etc.
Values and Leadership: The incumbent is expected to role model the General Mills Values:
Do the right thing all the time: Ensure all dealings are transparent and conducted with ethics & integrity. All contracts meet audit & risk requirements for life of contract.
Play to Win: Deliver exceptional value for the customers and delivering on the commitments. Always putting consumer first.
Win as a Team: Build open & trusting work relationships. Respecting & embracing differences and working across boundaries to get the best outcome for the company.
Grow and Inspire: Inspire people to be their best - not only at General Mills but also in our community. Building diverse teams and empowering them to make a difference.
Act Boldly, Move Quickly: Seek improvements in every area of the company. Quickly sense & respond to risks & opportunities. Take decisive actions on critical priorities.
Graduate with MBA (Supply Chain) preferred.
Having 5-7 years of relevant work experience in Inventory Planning / Despatches (Domestic & Exports) / Materials Management / Supply Chain Planning in FMCG / Food.
Basic analytical skills & decision-making skills
Should have good negotiation & interpersonal skills
Drive to achieve results and getting things done
Excellent in numbers
We exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. Our company is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, explore new perspectives and reimagine new possibilities, every day. We look for people who want to bring their best — bold thinkers with big hearts who challenge one other and grow together. Because becoming the undisputed leader in food means surrounding ourselves with people who are hungry for what’s next.