Job Description

Position : Consultant – Operations Research
Reports To :Director

Organisation Summary

Coign Consulting was established in the year 2005 by Arif A Siddiqui with an objective to provide advisory services to Logistics companies as well as industry for developing distribution models, warehousing and transhipment infrastructure, business and operations strategies and organisation development.

Key Achievements

  • Created world class warehousing infrastructure of over 1.5 Million square feet in 50+ locations in India ranging from 5,000 Sq. ft. to 1,50,000 Sq. ft. units.
  • Designed successful distribution models and SCM organisation for various Multinationals.
  • Designed the first 3PL integrated Distribution Park with multiple temperature facilities in Panvel.
  • Designed the first Network of Private Agri Logistics Parks in Rajasthan and Gujarat. This includes Cold storages for Potato and Coriander.
  • Designed the first temperature controlled Pharmaceutical Distribution Warehouse in Mumbai with Cold Storage, Air-conditioned and Ambient store facility. Including multi span heavy duty racking and modern material handling equipment.
  • Designed the Intra – Warehouse concept and layout for Large Appliances division of Flipkart India Pvt. Ltd. Coign Consulting also designed the Process for Receipt and Dispatch operations.
  • Designed a fully automated pharmaceutical Distribution Centre for Wellness Forever. Coign Consulting did the Intra Warehouse Concept and layout design, design of the Multi Tier Mezzanine based shelving system which is integrated with the automation system. The picking is done through the use of Tablets picked SKU’s are sorted zone wise through an automated conveyor system

Position Summary

The incumbent will be responsible for formulating and applying mathematical modelling and other optimizing methods to develop and interpret information that assists in developing logic and data which enables the organisation to develop a warehouse process and layout design.

The incumbent will also be responsible for maintaining client relations and independent customer interactions during the course of a project.

The incumbent will be responsible for leading a team of assistant consultants and illustrators.

The incumbent should have an understanding of Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

    This includes but is not limited to the following:
  • Perform Project Management activities, not limited to the following, like Resource scheduling, Team formation, Task allocation, Team management.
  • Examining the existing warehousing processes & identifying opportunities of improvement.
  • Examining data to understand the methodology of analysis.
  • Analysing throughputs by conducting GAP Analysis, Time & Motion Study, Regression, Sequencing, Slotting, etc.
  • Statistically analysing design specific elements with regards to space optimization and resource utilization, Designing Warehouse’s internal and external process solutions and layouts for various operating areas.
  • Prepare response templates to source data from clients.
  • Collect and organise information from a variety of sources, such as computer databases.
  • Gather inputs from persons involved in all aspects of the problem or others who have specialised knowledge.
  • Advise managers and other decision makers on the impact of various course of action to take in order to address the problems.
  • Configuring the material storage and handling equipment specifications.
  • Write reports and make presentations outlining their findings and recommendations for clients.
  • Developing schedules for personal, client and vendor related deliverables.
  • Conduct business development activities; identification, acquisition, and management of client accounts.
  • Identifying businesses for strategic alliances.
  • Defining Service Scope and Preparing Quotations / Offers.
  • Conducting various marketing and sales activities.
  • Managing Client accounts.
  • Identifying and managing Vendors

Performance Measurement

    The incumbent’s performance will be measured on the following matrix.
  • Delivery of responsibilities mentioned above.
  • Based on KPIs identified during your tenure at Coign Consulting .

Experience Required

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar consulting company or a warehousing contract logistics (3PL) company.

Skills Required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • The incumbent should be skilled in use of Microsoft Excel (advanced), Word, Powerpoint and Outlook.
  • The incumbent should have an excelling knowledge of written and spoken English.
  • The incumbent should have a creative bent of mind.
  • The incumbent has to be a proactive and outgoing personality.
  • The incumbent should possess good organisation and planning skills.
  • The incumbent should have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • The incumbent should have a valid driving license and own a 4-wheeler or 2- wheeler.

Educational Qualifications

  • MBA in Operations Research or Supply Chain.