Manager - Materials

Manager - Materials

Company Name Confidential
10-15 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Designation: Manager- Materials
  • Department: Purchase
  • Section: Logistics
  • Reporting to: Head - Planning & Logistics


1) Logistics Management
2) Imports, Licensing & Statutory Management
3) Logistics Planning
4) Documentation
5) Systems Implementation ( ISO, IATF)


  • Activity No.1 - Logistics Management

  • Managing Delivery orders from Freight Forwarders for CIF shipment & Transport vehicles for all shipments – Local & Exports.
  • New Vendor discovery and induction for exports
  • Finalization of SOP for Logistics.
  • Conducting Auctions thru Ariba for Logistics. Meeting and finalizing new vendors for transport and freight forwarders.
  • Contractual agreements with FF & Transporters for Exports.
  • Co-ordination with sales / plant for dispatch of GDPK/GPS bins in time.
  • Activity No.2 - Imports, Licensing & Statutory Management
  • Managing Import custom clearance for RM/OCP.
  • Follow up with Accounts / suppliers for documents, Approval of checklist.
  • Planning dispatches of import containers in co-ordination of plant.
  • Resolving custom related queries
  • License required for Import of RM/ OCP
  • Application of Import license.
  • Keeping track with CHA and export for import and export.
  • Timely closure of license.
  • Confirmation to GPS / GDPK for approval of checklist.
  • Bond approval and formalities for import of bins.
  • Co-ordination with sales / plant for dispatch of bins in time.
  • Closure of bond in time to avoid compliance issues.
  • Activity No.3 - Logistics Planning
  • Logistics weekly planning and daily tracking of dispatches.
  • MME planning and updating the tracker daily.
  • Co-ordination with Plants and Sales for MME shortfalls.
  • Involved in Monthly MOP planning.
  • Activity No.4 - Documentation
  • MIS /Analysis/ Budgeting of Logistics
  • Activity No.5 - Systems Implementation ( ISO, IATF)
  • Responsible for Hazard identification, risk assessment and control
  • Responsible for preparation of Aspect - Impact analysis and studying it
  • Implementation of Integrated management system i.e. IATF 16949:2016, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 including 5-S


Graduate / Post Graduate with 10 years of experience into similar role.
Key Competencies

  • Behavioral Competencies -
  • Analytical Thinking & Problem Solving- Ability to think in a structured logical manner leading to resolving issues/bottlenecks and resulting in should result in effective solutions.
  • Result Orientation – Focus on achievement of goals/targets rather than process while delivering any service with an appropriate use of personal energy/drive, resilience and have ownership attitude for the outcome.
  • Adapting to Change - Ability to be flexible in any business scenario, willingness to learn continually and upgrade self to respond to the change process without resistance & be open to new ideas and solutions, thinking out of the box.
  • Customer Orientation – Being customer centric and building effective relations (Promptness in responding to customer needs, sensitive towards customer issues by giving timely and constructive solutions).
  • Managing Team - Ability to energize and motivate team members to perform & strive together for accomplishment of a specific common goal. (involves communication for expectations & methods to achieve objectives, performance monitoring & confronting issues)
  • Collaboration – Working together for a shared purpose through idea sharing, brainstorming, listening to others and by being sensitive to the needs of others.
  • Effective Communication / Personal Effectiveness – Ability to communicate effectively and clearly with self motivation & willingness to learn & grow.

Technical Competencies

  • Strong Numerical Skills
  • Extensive Industry Knowledge
  • Knowledge Of Ariba Software
  • Financial Skills To Manage Budgets
  • Sap Knowledge
  • Effective Resource Management
  • Logistics
  • Knowledge Of Cha And Import Processes, Cif, Etc.

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