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Global SCM Head, Shirwal, Supply Chain Management, Films & Foils

Date: Nov 3, 2022

Location: Shirwal, India

Company: ACG

Group Company

ACG Pharmapack Pvt.Ltd.

Primary Responsibilities

Strategic and planning


  • Support the CEO in developing the Films & Foils business strategy.
  • Develop Supply Chain Management strategy in line with Films & Foils business strategy
  • Develop and implement sourcing and supplier selection plan domestically and internationally as per SCM strategy
  • Development of Supply Chain budget with inputs from plant teams as well as Corporate Commercial team
  • Guide Central Planning to make production plans basis Sales Orders
  • Monitor Plan vs Actual for inventory and supply chain costs across all plants


  • Ensure deployment of Policies, Guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures
  • across procurement, logistics and planning for Films & Foils.
  • Oversee supply chain operations and deliver on SCM metrics (such as costs, timely
  • dispatch and delivery, timely procurement etc.)
  • Monitor profitability of operations i.e. targets for cost optimization, reduction in wastage and achievement of productivity targets, effective utilization of
  • warehouses etc.
  • Define identification and empanelment process of cost-effective vendors/suppliers
  • for procurement and logistics. Monitor supplier performance on a regular basis
  • Ensure procurement of material as per specifications and rate given by Corporate Commercial
  • Define sourcing and dispatch budgets with required quality levels
  • Drive logistics coordination with central logistics teams to ensure
  • Develop templates/ norms for inventory and WIP to ensure standardization across the company
  • Liaise with Plant Heads and Plant SCM Heads to collect feedback on incoming material quality. Take action as required.
  • Lead cost saving efforts across Films and Foils by facilitating identification of cost saving opportunities and ensuring follow up action on the same.
  • Guide the implementation of process improvement initiatives within various
  • departments.

Internal process

  • Monitor compliance and review supply chain practices in accordance with new or changing environmental policies, standards, regulations, or laws.
  • Establish reporting & review mechanisms to track operational performance of the unit and ensure course correction & corrective action, as appropriate.
  • Ensure timely preparation and submission of reports as required by various internal and external stakeholders.

People development


  • Take overall responsibility for people development initiatives and building up inhouse capabilities for the employees in the department
  • Drive a performance driven culture in the team by timely monitoring, review of performance parameters and feedback to the team members
  • Contribute towards development of talent for the department by providing
  • subordinates with adequate exposure and growth opportunities to enable readiness for higher roles
  • Actively participate in HR initiatives to drive overall employee engagement and motivation.

Key Result Areas

Capacity utilization
 On-time delivery
 Procurement Costs
 Overall SCM Costs
 Inventory levels
 Number of quality issues (incoming material)
 Compliance to industry standards
 Adherence to Films & Foils standard procedures

Key Interfaces

Internal Interfaces :

  • Global Sales Head (Inputs for Planning)
  • Operations Head (Support through Central Planning; Finished goods completion before dispatch)
  • Quality & Regulatory Affairs (Incoming Material Quality Checks)
  • Global Finance Head
  • External Interfaces:
  • Logistics Partners
  • Materials Partners
  • Suppliers
  • Service Providers

Educational and Experience Requirements

B.E. / B. Tech in Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering 

MBA with specialization in Operations

  • 15 - 20 years in supply chain management experience in a high volume / B2B sales environment
  • More than 8 years in a position of similar responsibility
  • Exposure to Pharma sector (regulations, constraints etc)
  • Exposure to global supply chain standards

Technical Competencies & Personas

Sales & Operations Planning
Production Planning & Control
Purchase & Estimation
Customer and Supplier Management
Continuous Improvement
Has the candidate displayed any of the Values (Caring/Collaborative/Progressive) during the discussions?