Supply Chain Management: In-depth knowledge and expertise in managing end-to-end supply chain operations, including demand planning, procurement, inventory management, transportation, and distribution. Experience in utilizing supply chain management software and tools is also crucial.
Brewery Industry Knowledge: Understanding of the brewing industry, including knowledge of brewery operations.
Production Planning and Scheduling: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to develop effective production plans and schedules, ensuring optimization of resources, minimal downtime, and meeting production targets.
Inventory Control: Experience in managing inventory levels effectively, including forecasting demand, setting safety stock levels, implementing inventory control measures, and utilizing inventory management systems.
Quality Assurance: Knowledge and experience in implementing quality control measures throughout the supply chain, including ensuring raw materials meet required quality standards and monitoring quality throughout the production process.
Team Leadership: Ability to lead and manage a team of supply chain professionals, providing guidance, training, and support. Strong communication and interpersonal skills to foster collaboration and coordination across different departments
Cost Management: Experience in driving cost efficiencies within the supply chain, such as optimizing transportation routes, reducing wastage, and negotiating favorable pricing with suppliers.
Continuous Improvement: Mindset and experience in constantly seeking process improvements within the supply chain, identifying areas for cost reduction, enhancing operational efficiency, and implementing best practices.
Adaptability and Resilience: Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple priorities, and adapt to changing business conditions. Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to make sound decisions quickly.