RESIDENCE: 905-***-**** email- firstname.lastname@example.org
SEASONED SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT/ PROJECTS MANAGEMENT/ CONTINUOUS
Leadership & Performance driven professional with over 20 years of world
class experience in lean processes and project management coupled with best
in class education in Industrial Engineering and supply chain, Very
Proficient with ERP/APO systems integration and customizations. Planned and
Executed lean supply chain solutions based on total cost of ownership,
Proficient in waste elimination techniques and constraint management. Solid
history of using out of box innovative approaches, win-win situations
enhancing productivity and sustainability of business. Advanced knowledge
of Project Management and Control techniques, Risk Mitigation Analysis
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Strategic Sourcing & Supply Chain Optimization Contracts and Agreements-
Leadership & Team Engagement Strategic Planning - Long
Cost Reduction and MRO Programs Customer Relationship
Project Management/ Cost Control Lean Manufacturing and Six
KIEWIT INFRASTRUCTURE & ENERGY JAN 2013- March 2014
Kiewit is a North American construction company recognized for quality,
safety and engineering capability.
This job was responsible for strategic global sourcing of power plant,
hydro & infrastructure projects and drafting of project procurement plan.
The portfolio included heavy construction material & services,
subcontracting for construction and engineered equipments and site services
such as airlines, hotels, security, waste management & computer networks.
. Project Management- Lead the procurement team for estimation,
execution & subcontract administration of infrastructure and oil/ gas
projects from initiation to project close out.
. Procurement Excellence- Refined global sourcing strategy catered to
projects to support value analysis and engineering to optimize TCO
(cost of ownership) with input from cross functional stakeholders.
. Inventory & Logistics Planning-Planned inventory & logistics plan for
project materials, heavy capital equipments coming from globe and site
services including warehouse management systems for projects.
. Contracts Management- Negotiate large dollar value contracts with subs
. Risk Management- Performed Risk Analysis for project supply chain &
plan mitigation strategies.
. Benchmarking & KPI- Developed Key Performance Metrics in consultation
with Project Sponsor, Finance, Quality & Engineering to monitor
project parameters (Cost, Schedule & Quality)
. Agile & Seamless Procurement Plan- Published Project Specific
Procurement Plan for entire project from project initiation to
closeout to handle purchasing, logistics,scope changes & invoicing.
Resume of Abhijeet Chitre page 2/3
ESSAR STEEL ALGOMA JAN 2012- JAN 2013
Essar Steel is one of the largest integrated steel mills in the world
involved in the manufacturing and distribution of flat and rolled steel
Procurement Manager -(Supply Chain Excellence)
The job was responsible for strategic sourcing of capital projects
(construction & equipments), contract and services, material handling
equipments and MRO. The procurement spend portfolio is in excess of $200M
dollars and have a direct accountability of procurement budgets.
. Program Procurement- Developed program for procurement of commodities
& projects involving capital equipments, construction, fabrication
and operational procurement with a targeted cost reduction on
annualized basis to maintain competitive edge.
. Supplier Alliances & Contracts- Negotiated contracts with major
suppliers (OEM Equipment Suppliers, MRO suppliers including Chemical
Dealers) with agreement of terms & conditions.
. Operational Excellence- Collaberated with cross functional
stakeholders to execute efficiency improvement projects involving
upgrade of steel process plants and supporting facilities with support
from external technology suppliers.
. Project Planning-Planned procurement schedule and budget in
coordination with Project Management Group and cash flow planning for
. Continuous Improvement- Lead cross- functional team to develop fleet
operation and maintenance strategy for heavy haul and operational
equipments to optimize Life Cycle Cost.
. Benchmarking & KPI- Developed and maintained Project Procurement
Metrices for senior management reporting and review.
VALE CANADA February 2010- December 2011
Vale Canada is currently second largest mining company in the world and
engaged in mining of base metals such as nickels, copper and precious
STRATEGIC PROCUREMENT ADVISOR (Projects and Operational Procurement)
This job is responsible for strategic management of projects and
commodities such as explosives, packaging materials, conveyor systems and
services, chemicals, refractory and services for construction, grinding
media and all materials used in smelting and refining process within scope
of Total Cost Of Ownership model and risk management.
. Lean supply chain Management: Sourced material, process, services and
equipments leading to optimize total cost of ownership.
. Process Optimization: Carried out process mapping for assigned
commodities for consumption and best fit solutions considering all
process and product parameters.
. Business Risk Mitigation: Performed project risk assessment and plan
procurement activities while reducing risks to production.
. Project Planning and Control: Finalized projects related schedules,
agreements and contracts with all suppliers covering scope of work
document, cost control, transportation and legal.
. Global Tendering: Invite Global tenders and RFP from global supply
base for assigned projects.
. Contract Administration- Ensured supplier agreements are drafted and
amended as per project needs/schedule and renegotiated as per changing
KOCH HEAT TRANSFER CANADA LP TORONTO ONTARIO
Resume of Abhijeet Chitre page 3/3
MATERIALS MANAGER SEPTEMBER 2008- FEBRUARY 2010
Spearheaded supply chain initiative by sourcing and developing
international supply sources, formulated contracts and service agreements
with global supply partners.
. Continuous Improvement: Delivered savings of $250K in cost savings by
use up of existing inventory and global sourcing of new suppliers for
various sourcing projects.
. Lean Supply Chain: Implemented JIT based VMI program for MRO and weld
consumables resulting in improved customer service by 20% and
resulting decrease in MRO spending by 25%.
. Project Contracts/ Agreements: Formulated agreements with key
suppliers for fixing up price, capacity, intellectual rights and legal
parameters for project related materials.
. Health and Safety: Participated in Environmental, Health and Safety
Initiative for PPE, tools and gases.
SHADE O MATIC LP TORONTO ONTARIO
Leading manufacturer and supplier of window covering products to Canadian
Market and retail Big box stores such as Home Depot, Sears, RONA and LOWES.
PURCHASING MANAGER AUGUST 2007 - SEPTEMBER 2008
. Constraint Management: Developed in house capabilities where supplier
capacity and materials constraints affected growth and demand by lean
business solutions and value stream map.
. New Products Introduction Project: Implemented NPI process involving
Marketing, QA, Product Engineering, Production and Purchasing to
follow stage gate model.
. Cost Optimization: Formulated Service and Pricing agreements with key
suppliers for total quality, inventory management, and material
handling resulting in 10% reduction in landed cost.
. Commodity Management: Purchased capital equipments, commodities such
as extrusions, fabrics rolls, wood, plastic injection molded parts and
molds, packaging machinery, material handling trolleys, MROs and
containers with inventory management techniques resulting lowering
cost by 500K.
. Sales and Operations Planning: Developed a sales and operations plan
based on consensus forecast with Sales and Marketing to drive supply
and production planning resulting inventory reduction of 15 %.
. Freight Optimization: Developed a route and load analysis model to
reduce in freight cost ( sea + land routes) by 20 % and increase
speed of information transfer by e- logistics software.
Supervisor Purchasing and Planning-S A Armstrong Limited- Feb 1999 to
Inventory Control- Future Shop June 1996 to February 1999
Industrial Engineer- Emirates Dubai October 1993- February 1996
Industrial Engineer Projects, Mahindra and Mahindra India Jan. 1990-
Master of Engineering (Industrial) June 2007 Ryerson Graduate School
Bachelor of Engineering (Industrial) June 1989 from University of Mumbai
(Evaluated on par by University of Toronto), CPIM- APICS maintaining till
July 2014,ISM CPSM (exams completed)
Professional Affiliations - APICS, ISM, Professional Engineers of Ontario,
Project Management Institute