Warehouse, Logistics & EXIM Lead

Chengalpet Taluk, TN, IN, 603002




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Direct Subordinate Position(s)

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Warehouse, Logistics & EXIM Lead






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Cost Center

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Muthukrishnan M

 Head of SCM


 CC-EE/OLAW - Supply Chain















Objectives of the Position

Lead, motivate and empower employees through effective & open communication, excellent leadership, regular performance feedback, and team building to maximize customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction, and team productivity. Adhere to the safety rules / compliance and provide leadership to warehouse, logistics and Exim operations to ensure safe working practices and promoting safety / compliance awareness. Ensure warehouse, logistics and Exim related processes are functioning effectively to support business growth with optimized cost.

Main Tasks

Warehouse Operations:

  • Responsible for all warehousing operations and inventory control with optimized storage space/cost.
  • Ensuring that all goods picked for delivery are of the correct quantity and acceptable quality to avoid unnecessary delays in delivery.
  • Overseeing delivery systems to meet customer requirement.
  • Internal check on the SAP warehouse SAP transactions.
  • Managing, updating and recording material flow to prevent stock discrepancies.
  • Coordinating internally with the operation, purchasing and sales department regarding order management and order confirmation.
  • Preparing and analysing inventory reports for the management.
  • Managing team members, planning distribution schedules and overseeing daily transport requirements.
  • Ensuring delivery schedules are met in a timely manner.
  • Optimizing supply chain processes to increase revenue margin.
  • Ensure 5s activity & safety culture.
  • Ensure statutory requirements in place for warehouse operations.


Logistics Operations:

  • Ensure Transportation distribution safety across the value chain.
  • Define SOP and find right / Premium logistics provider to meet the need.
  • Optimising total delivery cost by managing in-bound and out-bound deliveries.
  • Driving distribution network re-design, logistics excellence, and other projects relating to logistics operations.
  • Maintaining / adherence to KPIs related to OTIF, and order fulfilment.
  • Driving up-stream and down-stream improvement projects in line with the larger customer service strategy of the organisation.
  • Proactively manage issues linked to transport delays or product availability, promptly informing the relevant partner.
  • Understanding of the Logistics Agreement/contract and implement.
  • Performance review -Service providers, Service provider bill checking / processing.
  • Cost Reduction, Transit Time Reduction projects implementation.
  • RCCA against customer complaints related to service quality.
  • Ensure effective implementation of supply chain procedures in SAP.
  • Ensure all statutory compliances are in place like GST, FTA (Form AI) & other export documents.
  • Coordinate with cross-pole team on the export and ensure documents requirements are met inline with the destination requirement.



EXIM – Export & Import

  • Evaluate all items for import and ensure accuracy in all values and collaborate with customer brokers to provide clearance of all imports and maintain required documents.
  • HSN/Customs Tariff act knowledge. Guide team on the HSN code by collaboration with trade compliance team.
  • knowledge of DGFT/Custom / ICEGATE functions & EDPMS/IDPMS process.
  • Experience in Customs duty deferment process / other benefit which has a positive impact to working capital.
  • Hands on experience in IGCR/ AEO T2/T3 / MIS / drawback / RoDTape / Customs bonded warehouse / FTWZ / Advance license /EPCG license / Project Import - End to End process.
  • Manage import & export documentation - validate the correctness of the documents and support team to verify checklists for import/export filing.
  • resolve queries related to customs, GST & other department proactively.
  • Support team to ensure DSR of the shipments and update the same on a regular basis.
  • Design and implement the KPI for CHA as well as Freight Forwarders for import / export shipments.
  • Submission of BOE documents to customer based on the need.
  • Fully responsible for Internal / External Audit & Compliance.
  • Experience in handling Forex Activities & financials tools (LC, BC, Supplier Credit, BG etc).
  • Update and review of export register, which required by various authorities (External / Internal).
  • Ensure all the document retention based on the internal / external policy.
  • Handling various INCOTERMS like FOB, CIF, DDP, DDU, Demurrage/Detention etc.

Minimum Education and Qualification Required for the Position

Education: Bachelor’s Degree/MBA Material & Logistics Management / Equivalent, Masters Preferred.

Working Experience: Minimum 8-10 Years.

Technical & Professional Knowledge:  Expertise of working in Auto Industry / allied industry, FMCG, industry recognition / experience in the field.


Desired: Expertise Data Analytics