National Supply Chain Manager - Water Quality India in Nationwide India at Hach

Date Posted: 10/5/2019

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Job ID: HAC007125

About Us

Hach is a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of analytical instruments, test kits and reagents for testing the quality of water, aqueous solutions and air. Our products are designed specifically for quality, accuracy, and simplicity. Strengthened by our sister companies in the environmental industry worldwide, our goal for the future is to continue to provide customers with reliable instrumentation, accurately prepared reagents, proven methods, simplified procedures and outstanding technical support. We offer an environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. Working at Hach will provide you the opportunity for robust career development.

OUR MISSION: Ensuring water quality for people around the world.
OUR VISION: We make water analysis better – faster, simpler, greener and more informative – via unsurpassed customer partnerships, the most knowledgeable experts, and reliable, easy-to-use solutions.


Danaher`s Water Quality Business is a global leader in water quality analysis and treatment, providing instrumentation and disinfection systems to help analyze and manage the quality of ultra-pure water, portable water, wastewater, groundwater and ocean water in residential, commercial, industrial, and natural resource applications. Our water quality business provides products under a variety of brands, including HACH, ChemTreat, and Trojan Technologies.


In this role, you will partner with the Country General Manager and provide leadership and support to the country business teams in the areas of Supply Chain, Logistics & Distribution and Warehouse Management to drive sustained profitable business growth for the OPCO in India. The incumbent will need to focus on the bigger picture, long term results and also ensure day to day execution of the right actions (setting up effective processes and practise as required) on time in a compliant manner with help of his /her team.

Indicative Key Responsibility Areas 

  • Create and own the monthly, quarterly and annual supply chain action plans for the OpCo in India.
  • Improve profitability of business  by monthly analysis of  cost and inventory variances. Use the analyses to lead initiatives/ improvement processes of Supply chain practices, Warehouse management, routing , stocking and other actions.
  • Build and lead the team and processes for  logistics and distribution of products (both capital and consumables).
  • Review agreements with strategic partners, vendors and Global manufacturing plants to ensure On Time Delivery ( OTD) of all goods and  meeting customer requirements at the least possible costs within agreed timelines.
  • Provide advisory and consultative support to team on all Supply Chain and Logistics related areas including policies and other compliance requirements.
  • Work closely with the OPCO Global and Danaher India Supply Chain  teams to ensure upkeep of the highest financial integrity standards while conducting business. Ensure compliance requirements for all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Other duties as assigned by leadership. 

Job Requirements


  • Bachelors Degree (or equivalent) required, MBA is preferred, with specialisation in Supply Chain / Operations  (former preferable) 
  • 8 -10  years of experience in Supply Chain Leadership roles, with at least 3-5 years of people management experience  in a multi-national company
  • (Leaders who have experience in transactional /operational actions in early part of their career and experience in  working closely with Global and cross functional teams in a matrix environment in later part of their career would be ideal) .
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft applications (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Working knowledge of Supply Chain / Inventory Management  systems like ERP/ SAP others
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of forecasting techniques
  • Extremely numerate
Business / Personal
  • Extensive experience in financial forecasting  Demand and modelling supply chain scenarios 
  • Knowledge of the documentation required for SCM activities in India is preferred
  • High on integrity, proactive, high-energy, self-motivated team player capable of delivering on multiple initiatives
  • Comfortable working with multi-functional teams within the Organization
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and bring clarity / structure
  • Ability to manage peak work loads during month ends / quarter ends
  • Ability to push back / challenge status quo
  • Ability to take constructive feedback and be on a continuous improvement mode

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.


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