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Senior Executive – Material Planning & Stores

Job Name

Senior Executive – Material Planning & Stores






Supply Chain & Logistics

Reporting Line:

Plant Head

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Niharika Yadav

About the role

Your Opportunity

You will be responsible for inventory management at site, which includes but not limited to Issue-Return of materials, close monitoring of slow moving / non-moving inventory, reduction of detention, development of local vendors for Cartons / Returnable Glass / Scrap. 

Internally your key relationships will be with Site head, Plant finance, Plant quality, Central procurement team, regional teams and externally with vendors, transporters. 

About You 

You are a passionate individual and willing to continue growing within Bacardi. Your previous experience within Stores & Material planning will help you succeed. Your strong communication skills will enable you to interact with a multitude of organizational levels & external stakeholders.


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Play key role in material planning for the site & assist Site head in Production planning.
  • Timely GRN of material & Material reconciliation with gate records (including accuracy / updation of BOMs),  Realtime status of inventory in SAP
  • Issue - Return of Packing material for production, Effective Control on write off & wastages.
  • Key role in scaling up Returnable glass supplies, development of local shipper vendors.
  • Scrap Management at site with optimum realisations for scrap generated.
  • Optimum space utilisation of external warehouses, Optimization of Working capital, JIT approach
  • Key role in planning and reducing detentions.
  • Vendor Management. Improve quality of material, etc
  • Implement best practices in warehouse management.

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Up to 10 years of experience in manufacturing industries – in similar roles managing inventory / stores.
  • Post graduate/MBA
  • Experience in the Spirits and/or Beverage Industry is a distinct advantage. 
  • Experience in additional functions beyond the ones listed above
  • Experience in SAP MRP/ material planning module is preferred; 
  • Knowledge of advanced MS Excel is a must. 
Personal Qualities
  • Belonging: You have a strong capacity to create a culture of ‘Belonging’, where people feel appreciated for who they are, what they do, and who they can become. You’re an authentic leader who acts with purpose and has an approachable, empathetic, open communication style. Embrace multicultural environment with diverse ways of working
  • Mental Agility: You can think critically to penetrate complex problems and expand the possibilities by making fresh connections. You think strategically whilst being execution focused and bring creativity to the challenges you’re presented with. You will have an attitude of constant learning and improving. Inquisitiveness/ curiosity around new media, digital, technology and social trends and possessing an attitude to experiment or innovate in these areas.
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people and navigate through tough situations to harness and multiply collective performance. You create strong positive first impressions and build those into great relationships. 
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective and know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others. 
  • Results Agility: You demonstrate consistent delivery of results in first-time situations by inspiring teams, exhibiting a presence that builds confidence in yourself and others. You operate at pace, can multi-skill effectively and are at ease in leading projects. You will be highly performance driven, commercially and financially astute. 
  • Change Agility: You have a deep natural curiosity, desire to experiment and ability to effectively deal with the heat of change. You have a growth and learning mindset: ready to test, stumble, learn and apply from experience. Highly comfortable with change and ambiguity.

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list. 

U.S. applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.