Hiring for One of the company in feed manufacturing for shrimps and prawns


From 12 to 18 year(s) of experience

₹ 15-20 Lacs P.A.


Job Description


The position will head the RM sourcing function and be responsible to manage strategic sourcing of RM and manage spends of around Rs. 200-250 Cr. The RM categories include plant based proteins like Soya, Wheat Flour, Corn Gluten, Rice etc., marine based proteins like Fish Meal, Fish Oil, Squid Meal etc. and also include sourcing of feed additives. The position will be based in Chennai and report to the VP Supply Chain.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Understanding of commodity markets value chain crop dynamics, quality, supply & demand, industry competitiveness, international markets etc. in the Grains & Oilseeds space and Fish Meal / marine ingredients space.
  • Understanding and preferably some basic working experience in commodity exchanges like NCDEX, MCX in terms of hedging, futures trading etc.
  • Strong understanding and experience of commodity mandis, commission agents, system of auction, taxes etc. in mandis in the Grains & Oilseeds space.
  • Strong industry knowledge and existing network of suppliers, traders/brokers that can be leveraged.
  • Strong negotiation/commercial/analytical/communication/presentation skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to motivate and lead teams.
  • Working knowledge of the SAP environment, esp. in the Materials Management module.
  • Strong work ethics and ability/willingness to stretch beyond the routine.
  • Strong Process Orientation and having worked in a process driver organisation.
  • – Excellent communication skills English and Hindi.


Desired Candidate Profile

  • Solid experience of 12-15 years minimum in merchandising/buying/trading in commodities like Soya, Wheat, Corn, Rice, Oilseeds, Animal Proteins like Fish Meal, Fish Oil etc. in Animal Feed Foods & Beverages / Trading / FMCG industry.
  • Candidates currently based in Chennai or those willing to relocate and be based in Chennai with family would be preferred
  • Feeds / Foods space where Agri commodity buying is a key role.Perks and Benefits

Best in the industry


Role: Supply Chain Manager

Salary: 15-20 Lacs P.A.

Industry: Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing (Agri-tech)

Department: Procurement & Supply Chain

Role Category: SCM & Logistics

Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent

Key Skills

supply chain ,

mcx , strategic sourcing ,  Buying ,  procurement ,  Trading , commodities , Merchandising , ncdex , auction ,

Skills highlighted with ‘‘ are preferred keyskills


PG: MBA/PGDM in Any Specialization

Company Profile

Athena Consultancy Services

One of the company in feed manufacturing for shrimps and prawns

Job Category: Supply Chain Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Chennai

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