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Logistics Lead India

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

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Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Fluence (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services and digital applications for renewables and storage. With a presence in 30 global markets, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ platform, which delivers AI-enabled digital applications for managing and optimizing storage and renewables. The company is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids. For more information, please visit fluenceenergy.com.
OUR CULTURE AND VALUES
We are guided by our passion to transform the way we power our world. Achieving our goals requires creativity, diversity of ideas and backgrounds, and building trust to effect change and move with speed.
We are Leading
Fluence currently has thousands of MW of energy storage projects operated or awarded worldwide in addition to the thousands of MW of projects managed by our trading platform—and we are growing every day.
We are Responsible
Fluence is defined by its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and integrity.
We are Agile
We achieve our goals and meet our customer’s needs by cultivating curiosity, adaptability, and self-reflection in our teams.
We are Fun
We value the diversity in thought and experience of our coworkers and customers. Through honest, forthcoming, and respectful communications we work to ensure that Fluence is an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.
This position will be within the Fluence Digital business unit. Fluence Digital’s IQ platform uses artificial intelligence, advanced price forecasting, portfolio optimization and market bidding to ensure energy storage and flexible generation assets are optimally participating in wholesale electricity markets.
Job Title: Logistics lead - India
Location: India (Bangalore)
Job Summary:
We are seeking a skilled and experienced Logistics Lead to oversee all aspects of our logistics operations in India. The ideal candidate will be responsible for optimizing transportation, warehousing, and distribution processes to ensure efficient and cost-effective movement of goods throughout the country. This role requires strong leadership, analytical skills, and the ability to collaborate with internal teams and external partners to meet organizational objectives.
Key Responsibilities:
1. Develop and implement strategies to optimize transportation routes, reduce costs, and improve delivery times.
2. Manage and coordinate all inbound and outbound logistics activities, including freight forwarding, customs clearance, and inventory management.
3. Negotiate contracts and service agreements with transportation providers, warehouses, and other logistics partners.
4. Monitor and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) to track logistics performance and identify areas for improvement.
5. Ensure compliance with local regulations and industry standards related to transportation, warehousing, and distribution.
6. Lead and mentor a team of logistics professionals to achieve departmental goals and objectives.
7. Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including procurement, sales, and customer service, to optimize supply chain processes and meet customer requirements.
8. Identify opportunities for process automation and technology integration to streamline logistics operations.
9. Prepare regular reports and presentations for senior management to communicate logistics performance and strategic initiatives.
10. Stay informed about industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in logistics and supply chain management.
Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, logistics, business administration, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
• 5~8 years of experience in logistics management, preferably in the transportation or distribution industry.
• Proven track record of successfully managing complex logistics operations and driving process improvements.
* Knowledge of customs, FTA policies, export incentives, re-ecportation requirement is desirable.
• Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and develop a high-performing team.
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make data-driven decisions.
• Effective communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
• Proficiency in logistics software and systems, including ERP and WMS platforms.
• Familiarity with local regulations and customs procedures in India is a must.
• Certification in logistics or supply chain management (e.g., CSCP, CLTD) is desirable.
Fluence IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or familial status.