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Manager-Warehouse & Distribution-India


Bangalore, KA, IN

REQ ID:  42542

With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 8,600 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $1.8 billion in revenues in fiscal 2021.

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Title:  India Warehouse & Distribution Manager

Location: Bangalore, India



  • Manage the distribution canter warehouse and the raw material store warehouse in our Bangalore plant, including the daily operation (receiving, storage, shipping, return & scrap, etc.,), security, system (SAP & KIS) and 5S.
  • Lead whole warehouse team and manage their performance, training, hiring and dismissing.
  • Manage the import, export and local delivery to customers in India.
  • Manage the logistics vendor performance for 3PL warehouse, brokers, local and corporate carriers. 
  • Responsible for the warehouse budget planning and actual spending management.
  • Responsible for the best safety, EHS and trade compliance of warehouse and logistics in India.   
  • Closely follow and work with corporate and regional logistics team.
  • Closely interact with internal (Mfg plant, Sales, CSR, QA, Finance, Legal, EHS, HR) and external stakeholders (customs, customers, suppliers, suppliers, etc.,) as logistics leader in India.
  • Main KPI (include but not limited):  Safety, On time Delivery, Productivity (line processed /hour/operator), Quality (error per million lines shipped), Cost (actual spending vs Plan), Stock accuracy (cycle count bin and value accuracy).   



  • Bachelor or higher degree, major in logistics, business administration or international trade is preferred
  • Has 8+ years working experience in logistics operation (warehouse, transportation, import and export) with minimum 5 years as supervisor or manager with people management experience 
  • Good English speaking and writing
  • Good windows office skill (excel, word, PPT, etc.)
  • SAP experience is preferred
  • Compliance, hard working with strong responsibility
  • Good team leader and player, open and self-driven.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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