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Supply Chain Management

Newark, California, 94560, United States
October 03, 2016

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Ravi Badola

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A vibrant professional with over 3.5 years of working experience in a service industry in Operations & Marketing.

Experience in supplier management, supplier selection, inventory management and procurement.

Hands on experience of purchase planning, vendor negotiations, logistics coordination and developing good business relationships with stakeholders

Experience working in Integrated Business Planning environment (IBP) and interacted with cross functional teams to identifying business needs of the company and design the purchase planning processes considering them.

Good process improvement skills, communication & presentation skills, attention to details, strong analytics & multi-tasking abilities.


Sr. Supply Chain Planner/ Buyer - Operations Apr 2014 – Dec 2015

Essel Shyam Communications Limited, Noida, India

Involved in the process of selecting the right supplier in terms of pricing and ease of doing business with.

Ensured that items and services purchased from specified suppliers and delivered upon agreed terms and conditions seeking maximum value for the company including agreed price and lead time.

Prepared and carried out negotiations for issuing purchase orders while considering demand fluctuation (minimum order quantities and price breaks).

Identified opportunity and implemented actions to utilize the high-cost resources which in-turn reduced spectrum charges by almost $1.5K per spectrum per month (approximately $50K every year).

Modified inventory plan to support the forecast which led to improved profit margins by an average of 10-12% quarterly, that is, $12.5K to $14K quarterly (approximately $52K yearly).

Process improvement/ enhancement by conducting root cause analysis for delays in the process of application of requisite regulatory approvals and material flow process.

Experienced in purchase order (PO) creation in SAP ERP.

Supply Chain Planner/ Buyer - Operations Apr 2013 – Mar 2014

Essel Shyam Communications Limited, Noida, India

Interfaced with service associates or suppliers to identify methods to improve the delivery schedule and to provide the best overall total value.

Reduced Supply Chain Single or Sole Source restrictions and lead-time. Conducted supplier assessments to pro-actively identify any key supplier deficiencies.

Participated in all cross-team communications and maintains open communication with sales team, project manager, suppliers and customer service representatives.

Involved in invoice verifications, resolving invoice discrepancies, and initiate payment process and payment follow-ups for smooth operations.

Consolidated with Suppliers, Quality, and Engineering to quickly resolve quality, delivery or cost issues.

Managed Vendor Master details in SAP ERP.

Carried out root cause analysis for identifying defects during material handling and storage of the equipments.

Executive Trainee –Operations Jun 2012 – Mar 2013

Essel Shyam Communications Limited, Noida, India

Assisted Order Management, Project Management and Strategic Procurement in meeting customer needs and corporate objectives.

Optimally utilized the resources and acquired, on use-basis, from service associates at the best cost.

Assisted Accounts Payable to quickly resolve invoice and credit issues.

Prepared and analyzed monthly resource utilization reports.

Prepared delivery schedules and initiated their due approvals.


APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP): APICS ID -2002064

SAP Certified Application Associate – Procurement with SAP ERP 6.0: Certificate ID - 001*******


Awarded for Consistent Excellent Performer in 2014 - 2015.

Awarded for Best Newcomer in 2013 - 2014.


Decision Making and Risk Analysis Technological Forecasting Operations Management

Logistics & Supply Chain Management Quality & Manufacturing Management Lean & Six Sigma


Hands-on with platforms like SAP ECC 6.0, JD Edwards, SQL, Salesforce, Cognos, ScheduALL, Tableau.

Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite - MS Excel (Vlookup, Pivot Tables, Index, Match etc.), MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, MS Access.

Attended “Supply Chain Management – A Learning Perspective” on

Java, SQL Server 2000/2005/2008/2012.


Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Delhi, India

MBA in Operations May 2012

Uttar Pradesh Technical University Lucknow, India

Bachelors in Information Technology June, 2010


Analyzing Times Music's Warehouse and Logistics Management

Studied the processes involved in the warehousing and distribution of the products.

On basis of return deliveries and waste disposal, proposed suggestions to improve handling of packages, use of better palletization techniques and clear aisle-space management.

Understanding of 3PL from distribution center to the distributors and their due timelines.

Inventory Analysis of MAX Healthcare

Thorough understanding about the healthcare business process that focuses on making available the item at optimum cost.

Analysis of maintaining optimum stock levels of the supplies with proper storage and correct packaging methods.

Importance of demand planning and forecasting to supply with right quantity at right time at right place and goodwill value.

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