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Head Export Logistics



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15-17 Years
2 months ago
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Job Description

Job Title:

Head Export Logistics

Job Grade:

Senior GM / AVP


Global Supply Chain


Export Logistics

Manager's Job Title:

Global Supply Chain Head

Skip Level Manager's Title:

Function Head Title:

Global Supply Chain Head



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Job Summary

Independently drive SC strategy and initiatives for Formulations exports and API to regulated and non-regulated markets across the globe. Drive key strategy initiatives such as cost & process optimization, planning, introduction of new initiatives, reduction in lead times, cold chain maintenance and also develop new capabilities to improve supply chain performance.

Areas Of Responsibility

  • Heading Export Logistics for DF shipments to countries - USA, Europe, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and EM.

  • Cost optimization through negotiations with forwarders, airlines, shipping lines, transporters and other service providers. Negotiating rate contracts for long term rate stability.

  • Freight reduction across markets while improving service

  • Drive sustainability initiatives in the area of export logistics

Vendor management - maintain effective relations with vendors, introduction of new vendors, vendor payments.

  • Team development through delegation, training, succession planning.

  • Ensuring compliant and complaint-free export documentation.

Effective interaction with Sun Pharma entities abroad including intervention in sensitive issues.

  • Effective interaction with Sun Pharma plants for smooth dispatch, lead time and documentation and any other issues.

  • Monitoring and executing third party shipments for SPII-USA such as Alembic, Gland Pharma, Sidmak Labs etc.

  • Monitoring and executing shipments for Purchase Department to SPII-USA such as raw material, intermediates etc.

  • Monitoring cold chain and validation and execution of new cold chain strategies in order to ensure minimum temperature deviations.

  • Monitoring execution and dispatch of R&D, samples, clinical trial shipments.

  • Advice and guidance to Business Development, R&D, Packing Development, Purchase etc., on International Logistics related issues.

Travel Estimate

Up to 20 %

Job Scope

Internal Interactions (within the organization)

SC Leadership, Plant Dispatch, Plant Heads, Plant QA/QC, Plant BSR, Demand Planners, Supply Planners, Finance teams, Accounts, SSC, IT, Logistics and Import teams at various Sun Pharma Global locations, Purchase Department, Business Development, R&D etc.

External Interactions (outside the organization)

Forwarders, CHA's, Airlines, Shipping Lines, Transporters, Overseas Forwarders and Customs Brokers, Customs, Airport Ground Handling Agencies, IT Service Providers, CFS authorities etc.

Geographical Scope


Financial Accountability (cost/revenue with exclusive authority)

Team Budget

Job Requirements

Educational Qualification


Specific Certification

Customs Rule 9, Dangerous Goods Regulations and other related certifications preferred


A competent professional with 15+ years of experience in Shipping Operations, Logistics, Export & Import Operations and Client Relationship Management.

Expertise in controlling shipping operation; skilled in managing operations ensuring timely delivery to the customers

A strategic planner with expertise in implementing cost saving measures to achieve reduction in terms of logistics & transportation cost

Experience in addressing operational issues, resolving performance bottlenecks and achieving desired objectives

Proven abilities in third party logistics management.

Efficient organizer, motivator, team player and a decisive leader with the ability to motivate teams to excel and win


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