Position title
Supply Chain Associate
Description

About Us: Craste is a leading innovator in sustainable packaging solutions, committed to revolutionizing the pulp and paper industry. As we continue to expand our operations, we are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Supply Chain Associate to join our team. This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to our mission of creating a more sustainable future.

Job Overview: The Supply Chain Associate will play a key role in optimizing our supply chain processes to ensure efficient procurement, production, and delivery of materials. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and a proactive approach to problem-solving. This position requires collaboration with internal teams and external vendors to maintain seamless operations and meet customer demands.

Responsibilities
  1. Procurement:
    • Source and procure raw materials, packaging supplies, and equipment needed for production.
    • Negotiate contracts with suppliers to obtain favorable terms and pricing.
  2. Inventory Management:
    • Monitor inventory levels and ensure adequate stock of materials to support production schedules.
    • Implement inventory control measures to minimize waste and optimize storage space.
  3. Logistics Coordination:
    • Coordinate logistics for inbound and outbound shipments, including transportation and customs clearance.
    • Track and manage shipments to ensure timely delivery and minimize delays.
  4. Supplier Relationship Management:
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers and vendors.
    • Address any issues or discrepancies in deliveries, quality, or pricing.
  5. Process Improvement:
    • Identify opportunities for process optimization and cost savings within the supply chain.
    • Implement continuous improvement initiatives to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • 2+ years of experience in supply chain, procurement, or logistics roles.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
Contacts

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter to connect@craste.co with "Supply Chain Associate Application - [Your Name]" as the subject line.

Craste is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Employment Type
Full-time
Industry
Furniture/Packaging
Job Location
Pune
Date posted
March 17, 2024
Valid through
March 24, 2024
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