RUPAK KUMAR DAS
Career Objective :
To work for next 10 years (minimum) in a single company and utilize my vast Procurement experience & skills for the growth of my employer .
Bachelor of Engineering from University of North Bengal, India .
Graduate Diploma in Materials Management from Indian Institute of Materials Management
Summary of total exp.(25+ yrs in Procurement/Contracts in Oman /Saudi/India ):
Strategic Materials planning, organizing, controlling and implementing Organizations Purchasing & Logistics strategies, policies and procedures.
Issue of technical specification and BOQ to the suppliers and subcontractors. Evaluating
their offers technically and commercially. Selecting the most suitable supplier and
subcontractors. Issuing Letter of Intent (LOI) / PO to the supplier and subcontractors and
ensuring that they make technical submittal in time and as per the project requirements.
Implementing best practices of vendor management for better control on procurement activities and achieve cost control.
Leading a team of Engineers & non-engineers for Pre-Tendering / Post-Tendering jobs i.e. all items ( Mechanical, Electrical, Civil items, commodities, Equipment & Service ) required for the projects .
Achieved 98%-100% success in procurement of Projects items within Project schedule.
Continuously sourcing equivalent materials that are less expensive but conform to the specifications and are acceptable to the client, to build a healthy competitive environment and to prevent monopolization by any specific vendor(s).
Procurement of Imported & Indigenous Capital Equipment & Spare Parts . Liaison with C& F
Agents, Customs Clearance, Opening of L/C, Remittance by T.T.
Succeed to achieve cost reduction 5-20%, done it by targets stating, analyzing product bill of material's cost breakdown, negotiating and good long win/win relationships with suppliers.
20%-40% increase in Procurement efficiency by reducing Procurement cost & Procurement lead Time .
Sale of scrap & obsolete items by E –Auction .
Details of Professional Experiences :
(I)From April’2016 to Present
Company Name : ACC Ltd., Kolkata
Nature of Business : Industrial / Engineering company (Part of Holcim,Switzerland)
Designation : Chief Manager - Procurement
Setting up new policies and procedures while enhancing the existing ones, developing the supplier base, vendor evaluation, selection criteria/audits, establishing critical contracts, overseeing procurement of project deliverable, management reporting and team development.
Procurement of construction items i.e. all types of Fittings (CPVC,UPVC,C.I.,G.I.) Pipe, Piping Material, Stud Bolt, Fasteners, Toilet Partitions, Health Spa Equipments, Laundry Equipments, Kitchen Equipments, Fire Doors, Security & Surveillance equipment & Electricals (Wires,Switch & Sockets, MCBs etc ) for different infrastructure Projects at the remote sites .
Finalization of list of Long Lead items & ready stock items from BOQ and taking action according to lead time & Project requirement.
Weekly meeting with Project team on Procurement progress of critical items .
Implemented and monitored all Key performance indicators (KPI) set for Procurement as defined in the Company’s Quality Policy and Objectives Matrix. .
Ensuring total cost of ownership for materials and services giving optimum value for money including terms and conditions.
Release of PO & WO as per budgeted cost in SAP .
Project Handled :
Construction of Hospital for staff & local people in Jhinkpani, Jharkhand
Construction of Staff quarters & Children Park in Jhinkpani, Jharkhand
Achieved 100% success in arranging all Project items as per Project schedule.
5% - 20% cost saving in major items w.r.t. previous Projects at same site .
(II)From July’2014 to Feb’2016
Company Name : Sendan International Company Ltd., Al Jubail, Saudi & Bahrain
Designation : Manager / Head - Procurement
Nature of Business : Contractor of SABIC /SATORP / SAUDI ARAMCO
Procurement of Mech, Electrical & Civil items for different SABIC & SATORP Projects.
Handling procurement for EPC projects from vendor selections, technical and commercial discussion, establishing of PO's, arranging and getting the items with third party Inspection .
Leading a team of engineers & non-engineers of five nationalities for procurement of Structural Steel, Carbon Steel Pipes, Valves, Fittings, Equipments e.g. Cranes, Portacabins, Generators, Compressors, Construction Equipments, Safety Items, Safety Boards & Banners, Road Signs, Road Marking, Sand, Aggregate, Cement, TMT Bar, MS Bar, Water proofing compound, Paint, Bricks, Paver Blocks, Cobble stone, AAC blocks, flooring, false ceiling, painting, plasters .
Camp Items including furniture & fixtures and consumables .
Coordinated with Chinese factories and managed to get bulk orders for safety consumables to all projects and achieved a good amount of savings for the company.
Managing more than 50 sub-contracts for different services .
Development of Procurement Manual for improvement of Procurement activities .
Meeting the Project deadline on 98% Project items by monitoring of Procurement progress & recruitment of few Procurement Engineers .
50% Reduction in PR-PO lead time by using Rate contracts for repetitive items .
Project Handled :
Fire Protection system at Berth 52 of SATORP site
LSTK Services for 8” GAN pipeline to ABS –PK at GAS (SABIC)
Pre-fabrication and Replacement of Pipeline in VCM 2014 TA for Petrokemya (SABIC)
Construction of Labour camp (residential building ) for 1000 people at Jubail
(III)From May’2012 to April’2014
Company Name : Al Khalili United Enterprises LLC, Muscat
Nature of Business : Contractor of Ministry of Health / Defense / PDO
Designation : Chief Procurement Officer ( Group Head – Procurement)
Define and implement the procurement policy for all the group companies i.e. Al Khalili United Enterprises LLC, Al Khalili Construction LLC, Al Khalili Special Projects LLC, Al Khalili Electrical LLC, Al Khalili Technology LLC, Al Khalili Oil & Gas Services LLC .
Centralize all procurement activities of the different business in order to purchase larger amounts, at a better price without compromising on quality.
Heading the EPC / LSTK ( Lump Sum Trunkey ) Project Procurement team .
Collection of Compliance Report from suppliers and evaluating the offers Technically and commercially .
Negotiate and finalise the Purchase Orders / contracts with the suppliers of construction materials i.e. Concrete Blocks, Kerbstones & Interlocking Tiles, HVAC, Plumbing, Drainage, various packages of LV & MV Switchgears, Transformers, Cables, Cable Trays, Structural steel, equipments e.g. Central Battery & PA Systems, Generators; Intercom, Busbar Riser, Audio / Video Conference Systems, CCTV Systems and consumables as well as services .
Drive, Manage and Support the Procurement Central Services Team in all aspects related to Project Procurement ( construction of Hospitals, Warehouses ) and Supply Chain for the Group including Driving Procurement Best Practice, Innovative KPI Implementation, Strategic Negotiation .
Manage the procurement teams in the various businesses and subsidiaries.
Responsible for the group purchases, interaction with the QS Head, Projects Manager, CFO, MEP Manager as well as General Managers of the various subsidiaries.
Manage the suppliers and continuously monitoring of vendor data base .
Reviewed Tender documents, Issued RFQ as per Approved Vendor List; Evaluated Techno-Commercially Quotations/ Clarifications/ Data Sheets/ Deviations against Tender Specification.
Development of Scrap sale procedure for improvement of Procurement activities .
Cost saving upto 4% by developing alternative vendors for Project items .
Release 20 new Rate / Service Contracts to maintain smoothness in operation .
Complete revamping of Vendor Database with the support of Project & QC people .
Project Handled :
Commercial & residential building for Public Authority for Social Insurance at Al Khuwair
New Masirah Hospital Projects at South Sharquiah Region
(IV)From March’2010 to April’2012
Company Name : Al Turki Enterprises LLC, Muscat
Nature of Business : Contractor of Petroleum Development of Oman (PDO)
Designation : Head – Sourcing & Contracting for PDO ODC Project
Development and implementation of Procurement vision, mission and strategy (in close collaboration with business stakeholders ).
Managing procurement activities, such as purchasing, expediting, inspection and logistic for all projects items i.e. Carbon Steel Pipes, Valves, Flanges, Fittings, HDPE liner pipe, Liner sheet 1mm, HDPE stub ends, Roto lining of CS pipe spools & Equipments as per PDO / Shell standards for ODC & EPC Projects .
Responsible for resolving Procurement issues arising from vendors, projects and client etc.
Timely delivery of items, negotiation of price and payment terms.
Assigns, supervises, guides and controls all purchasing officer, Buyers and Expeditors.
Provides current market rates to Proposal Managers for pricing the bids when required.
Establish rate running contracts on attractive commercial terms, maximum credit limit and uninterrupted supplies to the projects when required.
Finalization of sub-contracts for various jobs as required.
Ensures that relevant QA / QC procedures are followed.
Provide reports to the management & projects and Ensures that procurement activities are conducted in a smooth and professional manner.
I recruited the key Procurement people in Al Turki Enterprises, Muscat for the EPC / ODC Project of Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) and trained them to meet the requirement of PDO .
Al Turki Enterprises became 2nd best PDO Contractor in terms of Procurement function.
Project Handled :
PDO Projects : New Well (Extraction of Crude Oil), Injecting Water in the Existing Crude
Wells, Re cycling the Injected Water again for the same purpose, Conversion, Flowline,
NLP ( No Leak Policy),
Nimr Water treatment Pipeline Project, Thuleilat Gas Pipeline replacement Project .
(V)From January’2006 to March’2010
Company Name : ACC Ltd., Mumbai, India
Nature of Business : Industrial / Engineering company ( Part of Holcim, Switzerland)
Designation : Chief Manager - Procurement
Sourced and procured 50+ engineered long lead equipment’s & materials including spares on a time-based project schedule/ yard requirement..
Expedited the internal stake holders for the timely review, approval and return of engineering data submitted to initiate the purchase order/ manufacturing process by the supplier.
Arranged Annual Rate contracts for different items including finalization of key Contract terms & Conditions.
E- Procurement of consumables.
To review current sources of supply and pursue new supplier development to avoid single source of supply, identifying new suppliers with lower rates .
Ensuring total cost of ownership for materials and services giving optimum value for money including terms and conditions. Meeting and where possible exceeding budgeted cost reductions.
Streamlined the SAP system to meet the requirements of the organization through 20+ customized reports and various developments providing visibility and transparency on Procurement patterns, Cash flow forecasting and Inventory management.
To publish on a monthly basis relevant performance metrics.
Efficiency improvements through identifying the bottlenecks and elimination of the same.
Review all the discrepancies and escalate / discuss for a decision with management .
Introduced E-procurement in ACC Ltd., Mumbai for their major consumable procurement and achieved a saving of 10% .
Introduced distribution of “Factpack” for knowledge / experience sharing within the team
Project Handled :
Construction of Secondary School & Hostel at Jhinkpani, Jharkhand, India
Construction of Coal Washery at Jamul, Bargarh & Katni, India
(VI)From Feb’2002 to Dec ‘ 2005
Company Name : Fenner (India) Ltd., Madurai, India
Nature of Business : More than 50 years old Industrial / Engineering company
Designation : Manager – Purchase
Planning & Procurement of Capital Equipments & Spares (Imported & Indigenous).
Independently responsible for preparing, checking and processing of documents for import
Letter of Credit, Advance payment by T.T .
Development & nurturing a world-class supply base for products & services that meet quality, service and cost goals necessary to maximize profit . Periodically evaluation of potential new suppliers that could add capability to the existing supply base or replace suppliers that are not performing up to expectations.
(VII)From May’ 98 to Feb’ 02
Company Name : UshaTeleHoist Ltd., Kolkata, India
Nature of Business : More than 35 years old Industrial / Engineering company
Designation : Dy. Manager – Materials
Procurement of Carbon Steel Pipes/Tubes, Bars, Flats from overseas manufacturer .
Maintaining inventory of Carbon Steel Pipes/Tubes required for different projects.
Opening of Letter of Credit with Bank with all Techno-commercial terms & conditions,
release of advance / credit payment to the foreign suppliers .
Finalization of Rate for Sea & Air with the International Freight Forwarders .
Clearing of Imported consignments from Indian Customs Dept. through clearing Agents.
Bonding in Bonded Ware House, Maintaining of records of stock position of different
items at Bonded Ware House & part clearance against monthly requirements, Liaison
with RBI, DGFT, C & F agents.
(VIII) From Jan’ 91 to May’ 98
Company Name : India Foils Ltd., Kolkata, India
Nature of Business : More than 100 years old Industrial / Engineering company
Designation : Assistant Manager – Purchase
Procurement of MEP items i.e. pipe fittings, electrical switchgears, Light fittings,cables & paints from local & outstation manufacturers for different Industrial projects .
Procurement of different Engg items as per Engg. Drawings, vendor developments,
Cross-checking of specification of items in Materials Requisition with Engineering dept.
Ensuring all the terms & conditions in Purchase Orders are in line with the management
Responsible for ensuring that all purchases are appropriately approved .
Build and develop relationship with key suppliers
Project Handled :
Construction of residential building for employees inside the complex .
Installation of 2nd Caster inside the existing complex .
Knowledge of Computers :
Proficient in working in ERP / SAP environment .
Proficient in Office 2000.
Date of Birth – 2nd May 1967