Head - Supply Chain Management

India, Haryana

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement the Supply Chain strategy aligned to the company's goals. Lead end to end Supply Chain for the business across Stores, Production Planning & Control (PPC), Import/Export activities and warehousing, 3PL, FTWZ and logistics functions. Increase profit leverage and decrease total supply chain cost.
  • Understanding market dynamics and Voice of Customer (VOC), and aligning market needs with global & local operational capabilities
  • Managing multiple internal budgets (warehousing, logistics, RM/FG inventory, etc.) and supporting company’s profitability goals through meeting and exceeding budget expectations
  • Building flexibility in end to end Supply Chain to provide the customer a better buying experience
  • Identification of potential risks in the supply side from the perspective of capacity and seasonal bottlenecks and take appropriate actions to mitigate the risks
  • Deploying the right structure and fitment of the teams across the sub-functions
  • Managing inventory by monitoring the stocking policy, delivery commitment, trend analysis, ageing analysis and through periodical meeting with different stake holders.
  • Ensuring the right balance of demand and supply priorities / requirements and aligning the teams to the requirements
  • Identification of potential risks in the supply side from the perspective of capacity and bottlenecks and take appropriate actions to mitigate the risks.
  • Reviewing & adhere organization policies, processes, procedures and make appropriate revisions for improvement.
  • Resolving conflicts and deciding prioritization
  • Annual Budgeting and ensure it adherence.
  • Ensure OTIF  deliveries to customers @ 95%+
  • Ensure optimum asset utilization
  • Inventory control and management (increase turns and inventory health year on year)
  • Provide MIS reports to management
  • Periodical audit of systems and procedures
  • Adhere to all Capsugel policies related to ABAC, Quality, EHS, Code of Conduct, HR, etc.

Key Requirements:

  • Qualified MBA  with 15 years of experience into pharma or FMGC industry.

Skills :

  • Strong customer focus, Strong inter-personal skills and relationship building and handling (local and global)
  • Lead a team of managers and analysts, Strong execution (ability to plan and take activities to closure)
  • Project management skills, Strong information systems skills
  • Tactical focus (what needs to be done now to achieve the strategic goal)
  • Strategic focus (what is good for business in the long run)
  • Change management, Flexibility
  • Leadership through influence and effective conflict resolution
  • Strong analytical skills, High tolerance for ambiguity
  • Strong financial experience and sense
  • Strong communication skills (from the front line to the Boardroom)
  • Excellent Negotiation skills
  • People development focus, Strong risk anticipation and management

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R39126