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Manager Supply Chain

Location:
Newark, CA, 94560
Posted:
September 10, 2018

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ABHAY DIGHE – GLOBAL PURCHASING & SUPPLY CHAIN EXPERT

+91-954-***-****

Pune, India

ac6zoa@r.postjobfree.com

www.linkedin.com/in/abhay-dighe-74192a23

I am a Mechanical Engineering professional with vast & varied experience & without any relocation limits or boundaries. This has given me continuous opportunities to perform & achieve goals globally. With my repertoire of professional/ technical & behavioral competencies, I always give beyond my best to achieve set MBOs. Below information is just a brief reflection about me. I would like to request for just one F2F interaction to showcase my credentials. Career Objectives:

Excel as a Senior Management Technocrat in multi-cultural, multi-locational opportunities, using powerful Leadership, Managerial & Supporting Software Tools to achieve desired results in a Global & Teamwork environment.

Utilize the vast, varied & multi-functional experience in many automotive portfolios with frequent short assignments in Europe & South East Asia; to augment support to Top Management, for worldwide presence & expansions.

Create S.W.A.T. like teams who can perform to achieve MBOs worldwide. Skill Sets:

Professional/ Technical Competencies Behavioral Competencies Global & strategic sourcing Leading by example

Purchasing (India, EMEA & APAC) Cross cultural perspective Imports substitution Global mind

Exports augmentation Innovation

Project management Team building

Launch management Coaching

New vendor & components development Accountability Cost reduction & optimization (VA/ VE) Influencing Streamlined manufacturing systems Integration Management Operations engineering Cross functional perspective QA, TPM & TQC Change management

SAP – MM, PP & WM & MS-Office Communication & presentation 2 P a g e

Career Progression (Latest First):

Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. Pune, India (30.Sep.2010 – Till Date) Deputy General Manager

Purchasing, Global Sourcing, Vendor Development, Projects & Supply Chain Management

Responsible for Advance purchasing, cost engineering & new scouting.

Headed Electrical & Proprietary purchasing with annual buying of @ 50 million USD.

Responsible for cost effective buying from India, Europe & APAC counties.

Ongoing achievement of efficiencies to minimum 1% level. Overall purchasing contribution to organization for 2017 - 2.8 million USD.

SOPs achieved to deliver VESPA, Aprilia & 3WH passenger vehicles within record timelines & DMCs as a Project Manager.

Given opportunities to work in overseas plants (Vietnam & China) on short projects for cost reduction, export potential enhancement, standardization & de-risking.

Team leader for cost reduction drives on new launches to improve product margins. Key responsibilities:

New Projects Vendor Development

Project Cost Budget management & Timeline Management

Global Sourcing & Supply Chain Management

Imports Substitution

Exports Augmentation

Strategic Sourcing

Launch Management

Merchandizing for Branding Products

Global Talent Pool Candidate as a “Managerial Talent” from year 2012

Regarded as a “Team Builder & Achiever” within the organization FIAT India Automobiles Ltd. Pune, India (2.Jul.2007 – 29.Sep.2010) Divisional Manager

Supply Chain & Launch Management

Headed transmission division for Supply Chain & Launch Management.

Achieved effective Supply Chain management managing World Material Flow for parts from India, Europe, South America & China.

Achieved new launches within timelines as a Launch Manager coordinating the activities within R&D, Manufacturing Engineering & Supply Chain.

Part of CFT to achieve cost reductions through standardization on Global level. 3 P a g e

Key responsibilities:

Launch Management

Supply Chain Management

Imports substitution

World Material Flow Management - Italy/ Poland/ Turkey & India SCM Co-ordination

World Class Manufacturing Systems – SCM Pillar leadership Bajaj Auto Ltd. Pune, India (10.Oct.1988 – 21.Jun.2007) Assistant Manager

Procurement Planning & Control

Selected to lead Proprietary commodity in Vendor Development for new plant due to excellent track record & go-getter attitude.

Delivered the most successful & iconic Pulsar brand vehicles through the fulfillment of cost & timeline targets for Proprietary commodity.

Achieved Production ramp-ups like 80/ day to 400/ day & then to 3800/ day within a span of 19-20 months in terms of Vendor Development project management. Key responsibilities:

Vendor Development

Procurement Planning & Control

Supplier TPM activity

Supply Chain & 3PL Management

Warehousing & VMI

Quality Assurance/ Manufacturing/ Operations Engineering

Streamlined Manufacturing Systems

TPM & TQC

I am a strong believer & follower of this famous quote as a Purchase Manager,

“When consumers purchase a vehicle, they are not simply purchasing a car, truck or van. They are placing their trust in that company”

This applies to any industry & their purchasing organizations.



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