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Supply Chain Manager, Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Logistics

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
November 28, 2018

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Strategic Planning & Leadership

Strategic Sourcing & Procurement

Vendor Development& Management

Global Sourcing & Procurement

Domestic & International Logistics

Import/Export Operations

Warehouse/Stores Establishment &

Inventory Management

100%EOU & SEZ Operations

Continuous Process Improvement

New Systems Development

Cost Savings Measures

Team Management & Leadership

Customer Relationship Management

Industry Preference: Chemical

Harish HM


Strategic Sourcing Global Procurement Warehouse & Logistics Management Stores & Inventory Management

Versatile, high-energy professional with dynamic career in complete SCM; Location Preference: Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Noida Profile Summary

Accomplished professional offering nearly 28 years of rich experience in managing entire Supply Chain Operations with key focus on accomplishing top and bottom-line profitability

Worked at Four manufacturing companies namely, Wipro, Kaveeri, Moog and Yuken in Supply chain functions

Expertise in devising & implementing various innovative processes/procedures; skilled in creating vision for objective and translating ideas into clear & actionable business requirements & recommendations

Exhibited leadership skills in building & maintaining vendor relations, evaluating vendors, managing buyer processes and analyzing reports; managed around 900-1000 vendors for strategic sourcing and global procurement of castings, forgings, machining parts, passive & active components, Raw materials like Steel, Aluminum, Brass, Bronze, Copper, Titanium etc...Indirect RM, Capital Goods and Services

Highly skilled in enhancing supplier operational performance, reducing costs and improving lead times through effective integration of price, quality & inventory control

Hands-on experience in SAP, Mfg PRO, Warehouse & Program management

Excellent communication skills, leadership skills including mentoring teams towards improving capabilities; making presentations and sharing knowledge with the co-workers

Organized Knowledge Sharing Program at Indian Institute of Materials Management in Feb 2011 for Building Competitive Edge through Lean and Agile Supply Chain


B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University in 1990 Certifications

Certificate for BSCM from Institute of Manufacturing Resource Management of India in 2007

Certified for Program for Non Finance Executives from IFIM Business School in 2006

Master Scheduling Certificate from Oliver Wight Asia Pacific in 2005

Certificate of Life Member from Indian Institute of Materials Management in 2002 Jun’10 to Jul’18 with Wipro Limited, Bangalore

Growth Path

Jun’10 to May’14 as Materials Manager at Wipro Infrastructure Engineering May’14 to May’17 as Head of Supply Chain Management at Wipro – Aerospace & Defense May’17 to Jul’18 as Senior Manager at Wipro Enterprises Limited E-Mail: Phone: +91-776******* Employment Details

Key Responsibilities

Heading a team size of 24 and managing effective sourcing of Direct raw materials, Indirect bought outs and Capital Goods for India Hydraulic business units.

Deriving Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) by managing and directing supply chain scorecard for the region.

Leading Supply chain function entailing supply planning, quality certification, logistic operations (inbound, warehousing, outbound), customer service (order-to-invoice, customer relationship, service strategy) & master data in ERP.

Identifying procurement needs and establishing best-in-class global sourcing strategies at the lowest total cost of ownership; Developing vendors and service providers for better price, quality, delivery & increased volumes .

Facilitating in-depth analysis, spend analysis, supplier assessments, financial perspectives and market analysis to improve the supply chain and help leverage the supplier base & optimize costs.

Establishing complex contracts for pricing, quality, delivery, service and process improvement initiatives.

Establishing a framework of quality standards, SOPs and ensuring smooth implementation of same at supplier’s end. Highlights:

As Senior Manager at Wipro Infrastructure Engineering

Implemented Lean initiatives resulting in annualized reduction of material purchases by 13-17% in various products.

Domestic vendor sourcing & Alternate source program achieved a savings of $5Mio per annum YOY.

Headed multiple supplier quality improvement efforts to drive customer satisfaction; Established FG warehouses nearer to point of customer use to Improve customer OTD from 80% to 97%.

Managed RM capacities with major steel mills for an increase of 35% revenue YOY ; Achieved highest cost reduction in IDM commodity across PAN India.

As Head of Supply Chain Management at Wipro – Aerospace & Defense

Successfully led SCM team of 9 for effective sourcing of raw materials and parts for Aerospace & Defense sector of Landing Gear Actuator Business.

Strategically planned & managed logistics, warehouse, transportation and customer services while monitoring compliance with SEZ polices & procedures.

Planned, sourced and implemented 14 programs for Landing Gear Actuators resulting in increased business by $20Mio

Implemented various new initiatives to reduce cost from estimated price and achieved cost reduction of 10%

Introduced various process like HVOF, Chrome Cad Plating, HT, Passivation, Hard Anodize, Dry Film Lubricant, Phosphate coating, Painting, Ultrasonic Washing, MPI and FPI (NADCAP approved) for smooth functioning of operations

Managed sub contract operations, T&C, R&M costs, Stores and Inventory. As Materials Manager at Wipro Infrastructure Engineering

Managed strategic planning of supply base for Hydraulic Cylinders used in Automotive sectors like JCB, Volvo, Kobleco, Caterpiller, Front end tipping kits used in Tata motors.

Introduced Buffer Management System which resulted in reduced inventory from 200 days to 120 days.

Successfully reduced freight costs by 50% through effective consolidation of goods; added 40 suppliers that saved indirect material cost by 10%.

Effectively planned and increased gross and net inventory accuracy from 90% to 99.5% by introducing implementation of job order system through SAP that brought more visibility to WIP.

Introduced the concept of Master Scheduling to roll out 7 months demand; added key suppliers and improved OTD from 80% to 95%.

Previous Experience

Jun’09 to May’10 with Kaveeri Telecom Products Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore as Senior Manager Jun’96 to Jun’09 with Moog Controls India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore as Materials & Logistics Manager Dec’90 to Jun’96 with Yuken India Limited, Bangalore as Purchase Executive IT Skills

MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project)

SAP ERP, MFG PRO, Manufacturing Scheduling Tool

Personal Details

Date of Birth: 19th Feb 1969

Languages Known: English, Hindi Kannada &Tamil

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