Cold Chain Executive Kolkata

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  • CategoryMarketing
  • Sub CategoryDirect Marketing Executive
  • LocationKolkata
  • CompanyHindustan Unilever Limited - HUL
  • Posted date on our Website14 January 2011
  • Expiration Date14 January 2011

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Full/Part Time:- Full-time

Location:- Kolkata

Diamond Harbour Factory

:- Finance-FOODS-India



The responsibility of the Factory Cold Chain Executives will span from Factory Cold Store, In-transit Refrigerated Trucks, and Depot Cold Store. This includes Cold Chain Excellence, Stock control, Temperature controls, and Reverse logistics of crates, Truck placement and turnaround between Factory & Depot, SAI at the Depot. In short, the Factory will then extend its scope of responsibility until the Depots Cold Store along the cold chain; while having a centralized leadership in the Asst Cold Chain Manager for strengthening systems and improving controls.

Instituting the necessary Operations Excellence systems/processes such as ‘Depot TPMEdge’
Regular Audit / Review of systems and controls
Root Cause Analysis of any Cold Chain Disruption (Depots Cold Stores or Refrigerated Vans) leading to Service Loss, Quality Issues or Business Waste or spoilage.
Temperature Controls and compliance to Norms including In-transit and Depot Colds Store
Coordination between Factories, Supply Planner & Branch Planner on Stocks, Despatch Compliance & Distribution
Refrigerated Trucks Quality Controls, Placement and Turnaround between Factory & Depot
Crate Specifications & System for Reverse Logistics of Crates
Stock Controls including In-Transit & Depot Cold Store
Business Waste avoidance on account of temperature shocks, stock handling, etc.

(Include Budget, Capital Expenditure, NPS, People, systems, financial values, etc) Resources to be managed are as follows:

ICD Stocks including Factory Cold Store, In-transit, Depot Cold Store
Cold Chain Transportation from Factory to Depot
Reverse Logistics of Crates from Depot to Factory


Describe the nature & variety of problems faced in this job) Give upto 5 examples

1. Root Cause Analysis for Cold Chain disruptions
2. Crisis Response in Temperature Shocks
3. Conflict Resolution on temperature norms between factory, transporter & depot
4. Upgrading & Instituting Operations Excellence (Depot TPMEdge) in Cold Stores
5. Temperature Controls in-Transit and at Depot Cold Store
6. Logistics issues including truck turnarounds, detentions, etc.
7. Inventory management & Physical Inventory Control

(Describe quality of innovation required : describe any new activities which have been or need to be initiated) Give upto 5 examples

The entire role is a new role, which had been managed as a par responsibility by the Branch Planner, and had been inadequately resourced leading to loss of Service (CCFOT), Cost (Business Waste) and Quality (Temperature Shocks)

(Identify time which must elapse to know whether the most important decisions are successfully implemented) 1 year


(List key individuals, teams within the concern whose collaboration is needed on a permanent basis by the position)

Category Planner
Branch Logistics
Cold Chain Distribution & Transportation
Plant Executives
Category Commercial

(Outline key external contacts, which need to be managed by the position)

External Cold Stores including Depot locations
Vendors & Suppliers especially for crates

(List personal qualities, skills required, previous experience)

– Personal Qualities: Analytical approach, team worker, strong influencing skills, Strong Inter personal skills.
– Skills: Good Knowledge of Supply Chain Source & deliver process, Commercial Controls, Inventory management, Negotiation Skills and Stock Hygiene in Mfg Set up. Well versed in MS Office. Knowledge of Sap is essential

Required Experience:
Should have sales experience of 4 years and above in a FMCG sector.

Education: Candidate should be a Graduate. Preferably MBA/PGDM

Industry preference: Preferably FMCG.

Specific language requirement for the role:

Abut Hindustan Unilever Limited - HUL

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) is India's largest Fast Moving Consumer Goods Company, touching the lives of two out of three Indians with over 20 distinct categories in Home & Personal Care Products and Foods & Beverages. The company’s Turnover is Rs. 17,523 crores (for the financial year 2009 - 2010)

HUL is a subsidiary of Unilever, one of the world’s leading suppliers of fast moving consumer goods with strong local roots in more than 100 countries across the globe with annual sales of about €40 billion in 2009 Unilever has about 52% shareholding in HUL.

Why Hindustan Unilever Limited - Why should i join Hindustan Unilever Limited?:-

HUL is a business where talented individuals can go as far and as fast as their ambition and ability take them. As one of the world's most admired employers by providing an environment where individuals can achieve their goals, both professionally and personally. We are aware that to attract and retain the best people, we must offer them more. More ways to take advantage of the opportunities, more room to succeed and grow, and more directions in which to pursue their careers.

Hindustan Unilever Limited have a vast range of roles, disciplines, functions and international locations to satisfy the most imaginative and determined minds. And as our business evolves, new possibilities arise. Here you can become a business leader, work on brands you're passionate about and build specialist knowledge and expertise.

HUL’s reward philosophy is to provide market competitive salary and benefits with a strong linkage between performance and pay. Accordingly, our overall reward package includes

- Fixed Salary that is competitive with our peer companies

- Variable Salary that is linked to company and individual performance

- Equity compensation (at eligible levels) that is linked to long term (3 year) company performance and your potential.

- Benefits and Perquisites aimed at providing you choices.

- Retirement benefits that are market competitive.

Contact Details:

Address of Hindustan Unilever Limited - HUL

Hindustan Unilever Limited,
Unilever House,
B. D. Sawant Marg,
Chakala, Andheri (E),
Mumbai - 400 099.

Tel : +91-22-39830000
Fax: +91-22-28249438

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