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Quality Assurance and Materials Management Professional

Windsor, Ontario, Canada
May 20, 2017

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A Quality Management & Materials Management Professional with over 30 years of experience in Manufacturing, Automobile and Steel Industries in Canada and India

Mastery in QMS: ISO-9001, TS 16949 and SPC (Statistically Process Control)

Proficient in all the areas of Procurement Management: Vendor Management, budgeting, planning, Inventory Control, create purchase requisition, ask for quotation, evaluation and comparison of quotations, negotiation and placement of Contract/Purchase Order, follow up on deliveries, and dissolve issues if any arise at any stage, Ware House Management etc.

Conversant with workplace Health & Safety rules and regulation

Experienced in AODA (Accessibility for Ontarian with Disability) Act- 2005

Excellent working experience with ERP/MRP software: Visual Manufacturing, Infore and other basic computer functions and programs

Experienced in control of unionized labourers

Strong interpersonal skills


National Institute of Technology, India, Accredited by the Comparative Education Service, University of Toronto

Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering 1983

Master of Technology (Design & Production) 1995

Certificate on Financial Management (from IFMR / India) 1997


Quality Assurance- Manager,

Health & Safety Coordinator and

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Administrator

Ro-Matt International Inc. (ISO-9001-2015) September, 2015-Present

(Ro-Matt specializes in turnkey design, build and installation of custom machinery, automation and material handling system for customer in Canada, The United States of America, Mexico and Europe.)

Played instrumental role in the transition of ISO 9001:2015 from ISO 9001:2008

Ensuring that processes needed for the quality management system (ISO 9001-2015) are established, implemented and maintained

Ensuring the promotion of awareness of customer requirements throughout the organization

Responsible for overall (selection, evaluation and maintenance) of vendor management

Provide liaison with customer and other external parties on matters relating to quality management system

Responsible for selection and evaluation of vendor to enhance performance level of Materials Management.

Responsible for Development, Implementation and follow-up of Health & Safety Policy, Procedure as a Health & Safety Coordinator

Responsible for Development, Implementation and maintenance of Policy, Procedure and Work-Instruction for Accessibility for Ontarian with Disability Act (AODA-2005) as guided by Ontario Human Rights Code as an Administrator of the Organization


International Community for Bengali Culture August, 2014 – March,2015 (To spread Bengali Art and Culture Internationally)

Publication of Bengali e-magazine for International Bengali Community

Quality Control Engineer

Caterpillar Tunneling Canada Corporation, Toronto/ Canada, September,2011-July,2014

(Manufactures Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM) for the Global market. Caterpillar Tunneling offers the customized design, manufacture, refurbishment and service of a complete line of tunneling equipment from 2m in diameter and larger)

Ensure timely and appropriately execution of project / purchase order by visiting and inspecting goods at Contractor / Supplier’s premises

Develop, implement and follow-up of Quality Plan, PPAP, APQP &

Update Senior Management and ultimately submit to customer

Play instrumental role for selection of new vendor

Responsible for opening and closing of Non conformation Reports

Coordinate with receiving, shipping, planning, purchasing, engineering and production departments on regular basis

Responsible for Maintenance of ISO 9001-2008: Quality Management System

Buyer 2007- 2011

Chalmers Suspensions Int’l Inc. (QS 9000) Mississauga/ Canada, March,2003-August,2011

(Chalmers is a TS16949 designer and manufacturer of severe service suspension systems for class 8 trucks and off-road vehicles. Chalmers sells its products to all North American Truck OEMS and Internationally to Africa, Australasia and South America)

Developing policies, procedures & budget for purchasing dept. considering fixed costs, production costs, sales target & market trend to maximize profit

Procured materials / services at a optimum price maintaining lowest level of inventory to meet production demand

Respond to latest economic and price trends in making optimal timing and quantity purchasing decisions

Responsible for identifying and securing subcontractors for services

Developed overseas’ suppliers and saved substantial amount of money ($1 m per Year) without compromising quality

Awarding maintenance contracts and resolving issues with vendors at times of project execution

Negotiated and finalized prices & other commercial terms and conditions of order

Disposed of all non-conforming materials with discussion with User, Engineering,

Collected, recorded and analyzed supplier’s performance to make gradation of existing Vendors and inclusion of new vendor in approved list

Assist in make or buy decisions

Responsible for ensuring compliance to the company’s code of ethics

Quality Control Engineer 2003-2007

Ensured quality of all incoming material as per Purchase Order and procedure

Keeping constant contact with Materials Management, Receiving and Production to facilitate smooth and continuous production

Contributed significantly to switch over from ISO 9001-2000 to TS16949 QMS

Responsible for development, establishment and maintenance of TS16949

Standardizing and documenting inspection procedures

Procurement Manager (Planning, Purchasing, Logistic, Inventory, Warehouse)

Steel Authority of India Limited / India 1985-2001

(SAIL is India’s largest State-owned steel producing Company. With a turnover of US$ 9.2 billion the Company is among the top five best corporate of the Country)

Achieved in depth knowledge in the field of a) create purchase requisition b) RFI/RFP/RFQ c) Commercial and Technical evaluations and comparisons of quotations d) Negotiation

e) obtained approval of competent authority f) placement of purchase order/contract (subsequent amendments if needed) and follow-up till execution of purchase order/contract and payment g) Resolve dispute i) Supplier’s performance j) warehousing & Logistic k) Packaging l) Insurance etc.

Experienced to make and effective utilization of Procurement budget ($ 40 m)

Responsible for providing training and guidance to junior staff (60 people)

Developed Ancillary and local Unit to get material (lancing pipe, steel strapping, rice husk etc) at a competitive price and also just in time

Responsible for development, ongoing assessment and certification of Vendors

Optimized container capacity and reduced consumption of paint (5 %)

Established barter payment terms with vendor to solve crisis of working capital as well as increase of sale

Promoted as a corporate Buyer and procured some common items (alum, wire-rope, chain slings, safety appliances, etc.) for all the SAIL units and got substantial price reductions and most favorable terms and conditions

Managed unionized staff

Attended court / arbitrations to resolve disputed cases concerning vendors

Implemented Inventory Control procedures ABC/ XYZ and EOQ) and reduced Inventory by 8% maintaining same service level (94.2)

Visited different types of industries and met wide range of personalities

Reduced Inventory of semi-finished and finished products by US$ 0.2 M (20%) within a year by recycling of rejected steel slab, bloom, and converted them into revert steel scrap


Member of PMAC (Purchasing Management Association of Canada)

Associated Member of American Society for Quality (ASQ)

References Available Upon Request.

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