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CIEL/SEL/24890: Area Manager Logistics (Chennai from FMCG))
Chennai . Tamil Nadu . India
Posted 742 days ago
Job Summary

Designation: Area Manager Logistics

No. of Position: 1

Experience Range: 3 + years       

Qualification: Any Graduate / MBA (SCM)

Job Location: Chennai

Offered CTC: 8 LPA

About Company: A client of CEIL HR, a diversified presence across industries such as FMCG, hotels, software, packaging, paperboards, specialty papers and agribusiness. The company has 13 businesses in 5 segments. It exports its products in 90 countries.


·    Ensuring adherence to Standard Operating Procedures in respective warehouses

·    Monitoring and ensuring high levels of performance in warehousing and transportation

·    Transport Management in K1 and K3 movement

·    Statutory compliance in Transportation and Warehousing

·    Complaint redressal with respect to logistics

·    MIS reporting


Transport Management

§    Generate reports to monitor transporter performance in K1,K2 & K3 and drive improvements in the following areas

o    Time in Transit study and analysis of discrepancies with respect to benchmarks and set standards, implementation of corrective actions

o    Generate the truck placement report against the actual indents placed for the respective warehouses

o    Planning the truck load formations ensuring high truck utilization levels, monitoring of performance & implementation of best practices

§    Execution of all transportation contracts for the respective branches (K1 & K3) in coordination with RLM, Transportation Manager, HO, including floating enquiries and nominating vendors for Transport service provider selection.

§    Certification / confirmation of detention and penalties at the warehouses

§    Generating freight summary and transporter feedback

§    Implementing initiatives in Transportation in coordination with RLM, Logistics Manager, HO and Projects Manager, HO.

WSP Management

§    Day to day monitoring of WSP operations and ensuring adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). Analyze gaps and implement corrective actions in coordination with the Regional Logistics Team (RLT).

o    Demand Order execution performance as per set standards

o    FMFO adherence as per the company policy

o    SOP with respect to warehouse processes like receipt, put away, storage, picking and dispatch are followed

o    Ensure EHS compliance and Pest Control in all the warehouses

§    To evaluate WSP performance on the defined set of KPIs (Key Performance Indicators). Evaluate and develop alternate Service providers as and when the need arises.

§    Drive improvements in the following areas of WSP performance

o    Truck Turnaround time reduction – efficient management of unloading, picking/put away and loading processes. Monitor, analyze and resolve issues affecting the processes negatively.

o    Truck detention through efficient warehouse process management - scheduling and internal documentation processes

o    Storage space utilization through benchmarking with other warehouses and best practices in other companies

o    Ensure proper utilization of material handling and storage equipment, manage maintenance costs

§    Inventory Management

o    Highlight discrepancies in actual inventory as compared to the inventory norms

o    Resolve D&D stock and inventory age issues in coordination with RLM

o    Analyze warehouse stock outs and implement actions for prevention

o    Conducting monthly stock audits at the warehouses and ensuring that the inventories are managed with 100% accuracy

§    Responsible for the resolution of issues related to receipts, dispatch, storage, damaged stocks and returns

o    Address and liaison for any mismatch during receipts from any factory or warehouse and execute corrective action plan

o    Repacking of the stocks

o    Ensure settlement of insurance claims

§    Assists the Regional Logistics Team in the quarterly audits for all the warehouses

§    Implement initiatives and improvements (Material Handling, Infrastructure, hygiene, Safety, Systems, Processes) suggested by the Logistics Projects team and RLM.

§    Verification of bills for WSP charges and liaison with RLM for the same

§    Ensuring effective complaint redressal with respect to warehousing and transportation operations for the associated warehouses

Statutory Compliance

§    Provide feedback on transport and WSP operations within the purview of the state and central government guidelines and regulations and ensure adherence.



Interested candidates contact:

Apurva G


Logistics, SCM, WSP Management
Recruiter Info
Apurva Goje
About Us
CIEL HR Services

CIEL recruits talent for 2300+ companies in permanent as well as contractual roles spread across industry sectors from its 59 offices in 42 cities in India. We have multiple teams, each specialising in recruitment of talent across a wide range of skills and levels in sectors like Manufacturing, Energy, Infrastructure, IT & Outsourcing, Pharma, Financial Services, Consumer Products and Services. CIEL was listed among the Largest Staffing Companies in India No.1 in terms of Geo spread and at 14th place by revenue as per the report published in Feb 2021 by Staffing Industry Analyst (SIA).

We leverage technology to deliver a superior experience to the candidates who apply for a position open with one of our clients. Our team chooses a handful of best-matching candidates from the pool of available talent in the market based on the candidate's profile, skills and experience. These days, we recruit about 25000+ candidates a year and are growing this number every year.

We believe in finding talent from diverse backgrounds, striking a balance between the aspirations of our candidates with the requirements and thoughts of our clients while recruiting for them. CIEL won the Great Place to Work-Certification for the 2nd time in a row. Our team has remained passionate and committed to the core values of the company: Growth, Professionalism, Dignity and Diversity. CIEL is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company and committed to stakeholder satisfaction through continual improvements in its quality management system.

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