Executive- Deployment

General Mills

General Mills

powai, mumbai, maharashtra, india
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Job Description

Job Overview:

To monitor inventory levels of all assigned products at every General Mills location every day; creating, or adjusting replenishment requisitions as necessary deploying General Mills products across the network in order to achieve service level targets within acceptable cost parameters.



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Operational responsibilities - Distribution Planning

- Review system generated service alerts daily. Deploy FG inventory across the network (General Mills CSF/warehouses) to achieve service level case-fill goals while balancing the inventory constraints with transportation costs.

- Maintain inventory levels at all Warehouses (CSFs) within expected tolerances (space/transportation/inventory constraints).

- Create/Adjust deployment requisitions to ensure smooth and steady flow of product to the CSFs

- Review product obsolescence/age management reports to proactively re-deploy inventory across locations as needed

- Review actual inventory movement vs. forecast to proactively react to demand trends (High/Low)


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- Co-ordinate with GMI distribution resources that include CSF Planners, Plant planners, Transportation Coordinators, Production Schedulers, Demand Planning and other US-based resources

- Schedule meetings with Plants to align on processes and identify opportunities for process improvements

- Participate in the meetings for Seasonal SKUs, New products, Customer specific promotions, service meetings

- Actively participate in Staff meetings, Knowledge sharing sessions, Trainings, Collaboration


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Analysis & Reporting

- Identify the reasons for shortfalls on customer orders

- Investigate Off- Strategy Distribution movements

- Analyze and report Key Performance Indicator’s (KPI’s- case fills, mode mix, reposition $ etc.) affecting the transportation costs.

- Provide Service risk projections for short term and long term

- Analyze & report key drivers (demand trends/production etc.) impacting variances in weekly service level performance



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Additional Responsibilities

- Weekly Service sheet preparation with proper root cause analysis

- Identify opportunities for process improvements

- Perform System updates/maintenance as necessary

- Co-ordinate process documentation- Desk Manuals, Job Task Analysis and Critical Task Lists and conducting audit for the same.

- Work on Special Projects as assigned


Minimum Degree Requirements:

Bachelors (Full time)

Preferred Degree Requirements:


Preferred Major Area of Study:

Supply Chain


Minimum years of related experience required:

Bachelors (2+ years) ;

Preferred years of related experience:


Specific Job Experience or Skills Needed:

Broad Perspective

Decision making

Interpersonal effectiveness

Learning Agility

Energize and Develop people

Technical and Process Leadership

Additional Information:

Distribution planning of the inventory from Production plants to warehouses to meet customer service level of 98.5%. Utilizing systems SAP capabilities to create requisitions and building outbound shipments based on the forecast in the system at an item location level. The other cost related KPIs, viz- Repositioning, Load Efficiency and Mode utilization needs to be balanced as per the Customer service levels.

Shift: 3.30 pm - 12.30 am