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Title:  Assoc Spec, SCM, Planning (Ext Warehouse)

Requisition ID:  60857
Date:  Mar 25, 2023

Sri City, Andhra Pradesh, IN

Department:  Supply Chain



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Job Summary:

In this role, you will

  • Be responsible of SriCity plant trading goods and market sample purchasing from other West plant to successfully fulfill the delivery of local customers’ order on time
  • Be a backup of FOS Planner & FOB Planning function


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with Customer Success team and regional supply chain team to get the purchasing plan of SriCity plant trading goods on time
  • Place PO of trading goods according to the plan following with the global STO process on time
  • Coordinate with supply plant and customer success team to get the order confirmation in time
  • Chasing the delivery and working with supply plant, SriCity custom clearance and warehouse team to ensure the goods arrived at QP external WH on time
  • Responsible of Trading inventory management (MTS) to optimize the inventory between the supply risk and reducing inventory level.
  • Responsible for Trading goods (MTO) back to back order and fulfillment.
  • Closely follow up on-going PO, report & solve potential issues/ problem at earlier stage.
  • Update shipment schedule when vessel/air booking confirmed/ rescheduled.
  • Prepare customs clearance documents for export & import and proactively work with the custom clearance colleagues and external agencies
  • Working in compliance with local, international & company regulation. Follow up all recent changes on governmental & local policies, regulations, report changes at the Earliest possible time for further management decision making.
  • Manage the entire operations out of the external warehouse and complete coordination to ensure meeting customer requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned


Quality: The job holder is aware of his/her special responsibility for quality and conducts his/her activities in accordance with the Company quality policy at all times.

    • Ensure that all the documentation is handled in accordance with GMP requirements
    • Ensure that PO/ PR are raised according to all applicable financial procedures.
    • Ensure that all operations in your area of responsibilities are compiled as per GMP , ISO 9001, ISO 15378, ISO 14971 & ISO 13485 (as per current version) etc.


SOI: The job holder of all relevant SOPs as per Company as they are related to the position covered by    this Job Description.


Safety: The job holder is aware of his/her special responsibility towards health and safety in accordance with the company’s safety policy at all times.

    • Proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
    • Work safely by not causing unsafe conditions or doing unsafe acts.

Lean: Support and contribute actively in Lean sigma programs and activities towards delivery of the set target.

    • Switch off the machinery if it is not operating; or Switch off the lights and air conditioning if you are the last person to leave the premise.
    • Simplify processes and improvements; reduce printing or photocopying; use recycle papers.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree, prefers Major in Supply Chain or Logistics
  • At least 1 to 3 years relevant experience in freight forwarding, shipping, logistic, custom clearance, planning and purchasing
  • Familiar with ERP systems (pref. SAP)
  • Good English communication skills both written and oral


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience of custom clearance and shipping
  • Proficient in MS Excel & PowerPoint


Travel Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel up to 10% of the time


Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Pass the pre-onboard health check arranged by the company
  • Good teamwork and cooperation skill
  • Sense of responsibility and urgency
  • Good capability of problem solving







West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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