Head of Department – Material Management ( Automobile Manufacturing ) [Hyundai Motor India Limited (Car Manufacturing Factory)]

  • Six Sigma ,Supply Chain Management
  • Full time
  • 2 months ago
  • Chennai

Job Information

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    Salary Not Disclosed Not Disclosed / Not Disclosed
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    Shift Round
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    No. of Openings 12 openings
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    Job Level : Senior
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    Job Experience : 13-18 Years
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    Job Qualifications bachelors or above

Job Description

Company  Name: Hyundai Motor India Limited (Car Manufacturing Factory)

Designation: Head of Department – Material Management ( Automobile Manufacturing )

Location: Chennai

Experience: 13 – 15 years

Qualification: PG :MBA/PGDM in Any Specialization

Job description: Job Title : Head of the Department

  • Department : Material Management Department (Department deals with Material Handling & Supply of Car Parts from Overseas Vendors for Core Production)
  • Designation : Executive Leadership Level
  • Sector : Automobile Manufacturing (Large Scale Automobile Plant – Passenger Car Production)
  • Division : Core Production
  • Job Group : Supply Chain Management
  • Job Family : Material Management
  • Location : Hyundai Motor India Limited (Car Manufacturing Factory), SIPCOT Industrial Park, Irrungattukottai, Near Chennai.
  • Experience Required : Leadership Level 13 to 15 Years in Leading Material Management Teams (Directly on roll Executive members of 50+ and indirectly contract labors of 300+)
  • Education : B.E or B.Tech with MBA in Supply Chain Management or equivalent Post Graduation
  1. Position Summary:
  • To lead and manage the Material Management Department in achieving the business objectives of the organization.
  • Actively Coordinate with the production and supporting teams in order to have smooth process flow of Material planning & Handling.
  • To Develop strategic plans and to create long term change vision and integrating a cohesive team work to meet the requirements of organization.
  1. Job Specification:
  • Professional Knowledge – Automotive supply chain logistics, Leadership abilities, Analytical & reasoning, strong interpersonal skills.
  • Job Exposure – Specific exposure of Supply Chain Management or Material Management in an Automobile OEM. Experience in the field of Import parts planning, ordering, inventory and Warehouse Management.

III. Major Authority & Purpose of the role:

  • Achieving the Business Plan target set by Organization and to take forward the entire team members towards the excellence.
  • Coordinating with the support functional teams (Planning, Sales) and Reacting for market fluctuations through material planning activities.
  • Standardize the process of Overseas Material Handling, Inventory, Accountability, Storage and Supply to Factory shop floor as per Production Plan.
  • Leading the Material Management Team in achieving the business objectives and to carry out Innovative Projects in Logistics, Systemization and Cost Saving 
  1. Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities of the Role:
  • Creates the environment that facilitates liability and accountability at all levels.
  • Continuously evaluates opportunities and threats in the business environment to plan for future.
  • Leads and strategically manages physical resources across the organization considering future demands, priorities and issues.
  • Works constantly to encourage & support environment of transformation and change.
  1. Essential Knowledge:
  • Sound knowledge in Automobile Business Process, Ability to manoeuvre the material planning process flow according to market demand.
  • Strong entrepreneurial spirit in all the work execution with moon shot ideas, with innovative mind set and understanding the customer needs.
  • Excellent communication, Presentation, Influential skills, Negotiation skills with all supporting teams, act as a pull agent to deliver excellence.
  • Commercial acumen towards all the business process decisions with an eye on its potential impact and resulting in profitability enhancement.
  • Proven track record of developing and motivating a multi-national, multi-cultural team and nurture performance culture and ownership skills.
  • Learning agility skill at par with global developments Learn, adapt and apply in day to day business process in constantly morphing conditions.
  • Wide Knowledge on Supply Chain Management and to explore the ways to optimize the Material Logistics and its Cost.
  • Constantly encourage the next level leaders to develop the learning agility which Is the key to unlock adaptation proficiency.
  • High potential to be a valuable business leader in the years to come.
  1. Detailed Job Description:
  • Proactive planning and execution of all activities related to Overseas Material Handling & Supply, Storage, Feeding and Ensure smooth functioning of all.
  • Improvement plan to achieve the Logistics excellence target (Travel Distance & Handling reduction).
  • Material planning as per frequent Operation changes & Production plan changes.
  • Profit improvement & Cost Saving projects (Direct & Indirect Material) , Cost Reduction achievement.
  • Controlling the Overseas Material Inventory with target level and to avoid non moving stocks by strategic planning.
  • Monitoring of Production plan Vs Overseas Material availability and to ensure smooth production process.
  • Controlling the expenses associated with material planning (Air Freight cost & Ageing inventory).
  • Management of Container Storage & return before Validity. Supply of Parts to line as per Requirement.
  • System enhancement in all Warehouse and Container Yard operations.
  • New technology adoption and bench marking implementation.
  • Optimizing the resources – Manpower & Equipment (Direct & Indirect) to ensure Maximum Utilization.
  • Up skilling of all down the level members.
  • System adherence – All ISO procedures (QMS, OHSMS, EMS) & Process mapping with procedures.
  • Optimization of storage space in warehouse in order to ensure maximum utilization of it.
  • Communication with the stake holders to ensure smooth Overseas material process flow.
  • Planning & executing Job rotations to the team members to enrich their knowledge in various job activity.
  • Stabilization of In house ECU (Electric Circuit Unit) coding activity and ensure pass ratio / Zero PPM.
  • Co-work and collaboration with all support teams.
  • Safety Management in Warehouse and Container Yard (as per standard).

Salary: Not Disclosed

Address: Hyundai Motor India Limited (Car Manufacturing Factory), Plot No. H1, SIPCOT Industrial Park, Irrungattukottai, Sriperumbudur (TK), Near Chennai, Kanchipuram (DT), Tamilnadu, India – 602117

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