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material management, sourcing,procurement,vendor management,SCM

January 29, 2018

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In quest of challenging opportunities in:MATERIALS MANAGEMENT

Proven track record of developing vendors into strategic partners; for achieving cost effective purchases of materials and achieving reduction in prices and timely delivery as per strategy and policies laid down by the organization.


Materials Management

Strategic Sourcing

Sourcing / Procurement

Vendor Management

Project Procurement

Plant Management

Import Operations

Cost Optimization

Techno commercial

Training & Development

Team Management

Supply Chain Management / Logistics

Business Planning

30 years of industrial experience which includes 5 years in steel plant (SMS,CCM,RM) maintenance and 25 years in material management having expertise in formulating sourcing plans / strategies and vendor identification / development with focus on strengthening effectiveness, and supply chain management as per strategy and policies laid down by the organization.

Develop functional strategies based on organizational strategies.

Adept in managing activities like demand planning, forecasting, demand fulfilment and inventory management including finished goods.

Hands on experience in overseeing overall functions of Materials Management entailing Vendor Development, Sourcing, Imports, Procurement, Logistics, Stores, etc.

Proven track record in implementing cost saving measures to achieve substantial reduction in terms of transport solutions and clearances, indigenisation, value engineering and vendor base reorganisation

An enterprising leader with dexterity in leading personnel towards accomplishment of common goals of the organization.

Prioritize activities that benefit the organization over functional gains


Create material sourcing & logistics policies for the group and ensure alignment to the policies in the group companies and divisions.

Responsible for the efficient and effective sourcing, procurement, coordinating and directing of materials resources and supply to meet company standards and operational expectations with regard to quality of materials, reliability of supply, timeliness of deliveries, economies of purchase and cost effective procurement. Preparation of annual Procurement Budget.

Responsible for Material Requirement Planning (MRP) for complete plant complex, based on material requirement dates, reorder points and procurement lead times as per the strategy and policies laid down by the organization.

Procurement Management - long term planning and strategy to meet business / projects requirements:

Study global industry trends in procurement, logistics and shipping

Understand business requirements and review/approve annual /weekly/ monthly sourcing plan based on annual business and production plans

Evaluate feasibility of alternatives (outsourcing/contracting etc.) to ensure timely delivery and cost optimization

Plan for the global procurement and direct variables, logistics and shipping costs within budget

Develop plans to improve control of inventory and on time delivery to the customer

Sourcing of Raw Material Local & Import, Timely Procurement of RM & Chemicals, local & import Procurement of RM & Chemicals and plant consumables.

Looking after sourcing and procurement of capital goods-indigenous and imported; handling cost saving analysis through effective negotiations.

Study possibilities of frame contracts and the benefits it will deliver

Build partnerships with preferred vendors (RM suppliers, logistic vendors and shipping partners) through quantity commitments

Liaise with global / local vendors to secure competitive bids and availability

Drive specific initiatives aimed at cost reduction in the supply chain. E.g. supporting wider business improvement initiatives such as lean manufacturing

Project Procurement

ºEnsure on time, within quality and cost procurement for projects

ºStudy project risk assessment and mitigation tools from the procurement perspective

ºSettlement of vendor claims and dispute resolution

ºFinal signing/issuance/review and validation of tender/ contract document

ºConducting pre-bid technical meetings with vendors, contractors, consultants & owner to resolve technical issues so as to ensure that bids from all the competitors are at par with each other for comparison.

ºMonitor the cash flow by collecting & consolidating cash flows of individual contractors/consultants and update the cash flow requirements on regular basis

ºManaging Service Delivery (procurement, shipping, logistics, EXIM)

ºSet standards and goals for service delivery to internal customers (businesses, projects) within defined Service Level Agreements (SLAs)

ºSet goals and standards for the sub functions (RM, Non RM, Logistics).Monitor and review performance of sub functions, recommends corrective actions, if required

ºReview and act upon feedback given by internal/external customers


º Issuing Transportation contracts for inbound and out bound materials

ºEvaluate performance of logistics vendors and award giving.

ºResponsible for end to end logistics operation. Documents, Storage, Clearance, Shipment

ºRelationship Building with Vendors (Transporter, CHA, Freight Forwarder)

ºFreight negotiations for S/Line, Transporters, CHA and design cargo movement model maximizing savings

ºInitiatives for Cost minimization / reduction in total logistics solution

Experience of 15 -20 years of procuring –indigenous/importing specialty chemicals.

Commercial Activities I.e. Excise, Customs, DGFT, Warehouse Management, Import/ Export, Dispatches, Liaison

Undertaking measures to monitor and analyse the performance of transporters, processing & packaging units pertaining to cost, and quality and delivery norms.

Looking after supply chain – monitoring end to end movement of raw materials and finished goods.

Handling Indirect Tax – Excise Duty, Service Tax, Import duty, Transportation Contracts, Work Contracts.

Continuously improve operations, streamline work processes, and work closely with exports, registration and business development to create timely, cost-effective import supply chains

Maintaining the stock of material without any variance by conducting stock verification; monitoring plant inventory levels against the targets for raw materials and components, work in process and finished goods following company procedures, plant and corporate goals

Conducting quarterly evaluation and categorization of suppliers and taking corrective / preventive actions. vendor development, and maintaining vendor database

Handling Stores Operation - Carrying out inventory / warehouse management of equipments; replenishing stock items by raising purchase indents/ delivery advices & scrutinizing purchase indents for equipment

Lead the team to develop, maintain and implement the Company’s procurement strategies, policies and procedures that will ensure the correct structures, systems, resources and processes are in place to meet the requirements of the operation in assurance of supply, quality, service, cost, innovation, time, security and regulatory compliance.

Hands on experience in Green/Brown Field Operational Procurement, Materials, Commercial, Import, and Stores Management. Planning, budgeting, vendor selection, tendering, negotiation, ordering and contract management, follow up etc. for supply chain solution in line with the requirement of the organization.

Drive the function’s resources to meet customer commitments at all costs and delight the customer .Work with the various teams to provide an integrated solution to meet the customer’s stated and underlying needs.

Develop network of people from whom expertise and solutions can be sought.


March 17 - date Business Partner in Copaltara & Co. Importers and indentors for sourcing, procurement of Industrial Chemicals, Raw materials. Engineering consultant to chemical and steel plants.

Jan 17 – Feb 17 left SRF due to Personal Family problems

Oct 15 – Dec 16 Srf Ltd.TTB India’s largest Technical Textile manufacturer as

Associate Vice President Sourcing, Logistics

June 15 – Sept 15 Left Indorama due to personal family problems

Dec’11 – May 15 Indo Rama Synthetics India Ltd., Gurgaon as Assistant Vice President - Materials

Feb’06 – Dec’11 Solaris Chemtech Industries Ltd., Gurgaon as General Manager - Commercial

Dec ‘02 - Feb’06 Flex industries Ltd., Noida as Assistant General Manager - Materials

Mar’99 - Dec’02 Bharat Explosives Limited, New Delhi as Manager - Materials

Jan’92 – Mar’99 Madhya Pradesh Iron & Steel Company, New Delhi as Deputy Manager – Purchase

Jan’88 – Jan’92 Ispat Profiles India Limited, Pune as Senior Materials Officer

July’83 – Dec’87 Hindustan Motors Ltd., Kolkata as Engineer - Production Planning & Quality

Control Engineer


Facilitating budgeting of funds for procurement of materials for ensuring optimum utilization of materials, cost & order management.

Devising key strategies for the purchase of materials from global sources to attain cost reduction in procurement and packaging operations

Co-ordinating for Supply chain management, Ensuring availability of required RM/Spares and despatches of FG is optimized.

Sourcing of Raw Material Local & Import, Timely Procurement of RM & Chemicals, local & import Procurement of RM & Chemicals.

Looking after sourcing and procurement of capital goods-indigenous and imported; handling cost saving analysis through effective negotiations.

Establishing effective Logistics Management System to ensure delivery of the goods / shipments within prescribed timelines and cost.

Transportation Contracts for transportation of inward goods (Raw material etc.), coal and Outward (Finished) goods. Including Draft shipping contracts and long-term charter agreements with shipping companies and commercials.

Ensuring availability of adequate inventory levels in the stores at all the required times

Supervising stores/warehousing operations such as receipt, storage, inventory control and inbound logistics

Assessing vendor performance to ensure adherence to predefined specifications and efficient supply of quality material at the site.

Administering project planning, estimation & execution encompassing designing, commissioning, etc...Conducting techno-commercial negotiation with suppliers and ensuring completion of the projects in time.

Handling indirect taxes - Excise Duty ( with regard to procurement ) Service tax, Import duty, etc

Forecasting the trend of major RM Negotiation for Raw Material and Chemicals.

Study of Local & International Price Trends of RM and their related Feed stocks.

Co-ordination with Plant Heads / Production Team.

Coordinating with DGFT/Customs for EPCG/Advance licensing, obtaining SION for new products, etc.

Delivering training to the team to tap development opportunities and motivate high performance amongst the members of the team.


With Copaltara & Co as Business Partner

Working as Business Partner in Copaltara & Co. importers and indentors for industrial Chemicals, Raw materials.

Engineering consultant to chemical plants.

With Srf Ltd. As Associate Vice president Sourcing Logistacs

The Company with turn over of INR 2100 Crores ( USD 324 million) India’s largest manufacturer of Technical Textiles with units in India, Thailand and South Africa

Looking after procurement/stores operation of A Class, B Class, packing materials for manufacture of NTCF, PTCF CF, PIY which includes sourcing - imported/ indigenous, planning and scheduling for 6 plants spread across India Thailand and South Africa. Handling procurement of INR 1260 Crore annually( ~USD 194 Million)

Looking after Supply chain – monitoring end to end movement of raw materials and finished goods

With Indo Rama Synthetics India Ltd. Gurgaon as Assistant Vice President - Materials


Looking after procurement/stores operation of Raw materials for manufacture of polyester which includes sourcing - imported/ indigenous, planning and scheduling of PTA (3.7Lac MT per annum) and MEG(1.30 Lac MT per annum), Titanium Dioxide (1800 mt per annum),DEG, TEG, Spin Finish oil Etc.

PTA and MEG are the major Raw Material in manufacture of Polyester .PTA and MEG are planned and sourced based on thru put and also PLATT’s price movement in South East Asia.

Handling procurement of approx Rs.175-200 Crores per month i.e approx. Rs 2100 -2400 Cr. per year ( USD 324 – 370 Million)

Looking after end to end activities( sourcing, despatches, transportation by road/ Sea – Containers/Bulk, storage of Bulk liquid at port in tank Farms –transportation to plant by road/rail storage of PTA, MEG,DEG,TEG TiO2, Spin Finish Oil.


Successfully developed alternative suppliers for supply PTA, MEG which is major raw material in manufacture of Polyester.

Played a key role in developing alternative supplier Titanium Dioxide, Sb203 & the supplies were made at much lower prices than prices of previous supplies(by 10-15 %).

With Solaris Chemtech Industries Ltd. (Unit of Ballarpur Industries Ltd (now Avantha Group)

Played a stellar role as the in-charge of total commercial activities including procurement/stores functions for 4 plants at Karwar (near Goa), Khavda (near Bhuj, Gujarat), Kharakhadi (Near Vadodra) and Singach (Jamnagar).

The company makes 30000 mt per annum Phosphoric Acid ( industrial grade and food grade), 65000 mt p.a. Caustic Lye, 30000 mt p.a of Bromine, 10000 mt p.a. of TBBA( Tetra Bromo Bisphenol A) HBr ( hydro Bromic Acid), and specality Chemicals. Was incharge of procurement of Raw Material/ consumables – imports and indigenous, consumables, plant spares and Capex procurement.

Was actively involved in setting up of new TBBA plant worth Rs.170 Crores right from the inception, designing, negotiation finalizing of Consultants, Vendors, order placement – local and imports, delivery, installation and commissioning. of the plant.

With Flex industries Ltd.

Served as the in-charge of total purchase encompassing planning, sourcing and procurement of raw materials, chemicals, packing materials, electrical, electronic components, engineering equipment, etc. along with stores operation.

Successfully undertook efforts for getting ISO, HACCP and BRC Certification for the company

With Bharat Explosives Limited

Efficiently handled the procurement /stores of over 80 raw materials for two plants at Lalitpur, Singrauli and Pune Plant with a total capacity of 25,000 MT of explosives per annum

Actively involved in managing regular import of raw materials, engineering equipment and spares

Spearheaded the administration of 2 upcoming plants for the procurement of components and spares and effectuated raw materials planning

Successfully imported total plant machinery for a new pharma grade NG Plant under the EPCG Scheme

With Madhya Pradesh Iron & Steel Company, New Delhi

Served as Deputy Manager – Purchase. Was involved from the Project Stage. Looked after procurement of Raw materials required for SMS, CCM, and Engineering Spares – imported and indigenous.

With Ispat Profiles India Limited, Pune

Served as Sr. Materials Officer. Was involved right from the Project Stage. Looked after procurement of Raw materials required for SMS, CCM, Engineering spares- indigenous and imported. Developed Spares for Rolling Mill etc.

With Hindustan Motors Ltd.Hind Motors, Uttarpara

Worked as Production Planning and Control (PPC) Engineer. Looked after the press shop manufacturing shet metal components for Ambassador and Contessa Classic Cars


1983 B.Tech. (Production / Industrial Engineering)

Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra


Date of Birth: 30th October, 1962

Address: C-25, Sarita Vihar, Pocket 'C', New Delhi - 110076

Languages Known: English & Hindi


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