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Kolkata, West Bengal, 700001, India
January 11, 2017

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Profile Summary

Broad-based subject matter expertise in managing integrated logistics support programs that exceed productivity goals and assured continued success in customer satisfaction. A strategic planner with proficiency in managing export/import operations with extensive knowledge of the government policies & regulations and provisions of various statutory acts. Excellence in managing export operations related to Export Benefits, Letter of Credit, Pre Shipment- Post Shipment Procedure, Foreign Trade Schemes like EPCG, DEPB and Advance Authorisation & Procedures. Extensive experience in demand forecasting and creation of business plans, capability development and directional management of internal supply chain processes. Strong relationship management & communication with capability to identify & network with Overseas Trade Bodies, Shipping Companies, Consultants, Freight Forwarders, Clients, Vendors, Ocean Shippers, Freight Brokers, Suppliers, Supervisors, Contractors as well as the internal departments (Purchase, Sales, Production and Shipping) with consummate ease. Expertise in developing and managing relationships with Customs, Government, Autonomous & Private Agencies for obtaining necessary clearances like inward and outward vessel clearances as well as port related clearances. Enterprising Leader with strong communication and interpersonal skills; proven capability to surpass targets within deadline, regardless of pressure. Education

Diploma Course in MS-Office from NIIT, Surat in 1995 B.Tech. (Mechanical Engineering) from WBUT, Kolkata in 1989 Area of Excellence

Strategic Planning International Trade & Logistics Port Operations Custom Clearance Exports & Imports Budgeting & Forecasting Procurement Cross functional Coordination Resource Management Career Timeline Across 2 Decades

Manoj Kumar Acharya


Plant Head / Unit Head

Over 26 years of experience

International Trade & Logistics and Port Operations, 876-***-****/977-***-**** / 067*-*******

1998 to 2006

Hindalco Industries

Ltd. (Aditya Birla

Group), Deputy


2006 to 2008

Air Liquide Enng.

India (P) Limited, Sr.

Manager (Shipping &


2009 to 2011

DUBAL, (Port)

Dock Operations


2013 to 2016

NTPC Farakka,

Terminal Head


Coal Handling Plant

2006 to 2008

Air Liquide Enng.

India (P) Limited, Sr.

Manager (Shipping &


2008 to 2009

Adani Enterprises

Limited, Port

Manager - Energy

& Mineral Division

2008 to 2008

/2011 to 2013




Notable Accomplishments Across The Career

Administered completion of construction, pre commissioning, commissioning operation and maintenance of Multi Multipurpose Port Terminal Purpose Port Terminal for gas chemicals & loose bulk materials Played a key role in managing the 70,000 DWT vessels alongside berth and all weather deep water direct berthing jetty in Hulf of Khambhat on West Coast of India with tidal range of 6 to 10m Supervised the berthing / UN – berthing of:

o Product Tankers /Chemical Tankers/LPG Tankers/General Cargo and Bulk Carriers up to 70, 000DWT in strong tidal condition (tidal range 6 to 10 meters height)

o Berthing/ UN - berthing of vessel at mooring buoys like Hong kong mooring buoys /running moors and vertical jetties (Service platform with dolphins) with QRMH and auto tensioning winches o Over 1128 multigrade vessels till date

o Panamax (gearless) bulk carriers up to 70, 000 DWT Effectively coordinated with the LPG Product terminal and dry loose bulk cargo berth Successfully managed following materials:

o 71.75 million tons of multi-grade cargo including Copper, Rock phosphate, Coal, MOP, Boron Ore, Copper Cathode

(break bulk) with Wooden Pallets, Copper Slag, Sulphuric Acid, Ethylene, Propylene, Butane, VCM, EDC, Para- Xylene, Mix-Xylene Acetic Acid, Naphtha, DAP, MOP, Ammonium Nitrate, Sulphur, Alumina, Coke & Liquid Pitch Essayed a major role in doing value addition with engineering for capacity enhancement (process improvement/ system performance improvement) activities related to Oil & Gas, Marine, Civil Electro-Mechanical, Power Plant Offshore Services, Ship Dry Docking & Repairs and Vessel Chartering Pivotal in ensuring HSE (Industrial safety) Factory act 1948 compliances Work Experience

Sep’13 - Mar’16: NTPC Farakka, West Bengal as Terminal Head 3MMTPA (CHP) Coal Handling Plant Key Result Areas:

Shouldered responsibility of managing complete gamut of activities in shipment (coal logistic) management Supervised operations in accordance to the contract, formulated delivery execution strategy to achieve management performance goals


Recipient of TPM Champion Award for O M contribution in 2005 Reduced transportation costs by 18-20 % finalising contracts with primary carriers that resulted in reduced freight costs on domestic and international shipping routes

Devised and implemented quality (raw material supplier) supplier review process and metrics resulting in complete bilateral adherence to contractual obligations

Extended net payment terms with the supplier base by an average of 30 days Ensured smooth movement of stock/ raw material from the store by taking FIFO/ JIT control measures Achieved a INR 11,730,00,000 Lakhs/ US$ 17.25 Million inventory reduction through better distribution management, and more effective use of Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) models Jul’08 – Sep’08 / Nov’11 – Aug’13: Siddhant Enterprise, Bhubaneswar as Proprietor Oct’09 – Nov’11: DUBAL (Dubai Aluminium Company Limited), Dubai as (Port) Dock Operations In-charge Key Result Areas:

Managed loose bulk alumina, pet coke and liquid pitch; the facility included: o 7 silos (245,000 mts Alumina), 4 silos (30,000 mts of pet coke) with integrated conveying systems, airlift systems to fill the silos, and 2 storage tanks (20,000 M cubic of liquid pitch with pitch handling plant), and 3 suction un- loaders to unload the ships of 70,000 DWT at two different berths at a time o Dock storage facility caters to the major raw materials for the process plant to produce 1000,000 (1MMT) mts of aluminum/annum

o Port facility was equipped to operate 80% of berth occupancy to manage 8 MMT of different grades of cargo as stated above

Oct’08 – Sep’09: Adani Enterprises Limited, Paradeep as Port Manager - Energy & Mineral Division (Coal & Coke) Key Result Areas:

Entrusted with the task of managing 5 Million ton N C Coal imports per annum and dispatching imported coal to various power houses of NTPC across the country

Coordinated with:

o Load port /discharge port authority and various agencies engaged in import of coal o Power houses of NTPC and railway authorities for coal dispatches to respective power houses through rail Feb’06 to Jul’08: Air Liquide Engineering India (P) Limited, France as Sr. Manager (Shipping & Logistics) Key Result Areas:

Acted as Head of shipping for international / national ODC project shipment delivery, planning, organizing export & import documentation custom formalities engaging CHA, vessel booking/chartering negotiating, transporting ODC through road to port of loading/ unloading as per project agreement Aug’98 – Jan’06: Hindalco Industries Ltd. (Aditya Birla Group), Dahej, Gujarat as Deputy Manager (Marine Operations) Unit

Key Result Areas:

Administered entire port operations entailing erection & commissioning of bulk material/liquid chemical/gas handling terminal; the terminal with multi grade cargo handling system with pipe conveyor capacity to manage 6.0 million tons cargo per annum and jetty to take 70,000DWT vessels alongside the berth o An all weather deep water direct berthing jetty in HULF OF Khambhat on the West Coast of India with tidal range of 6 to 10 meters observed

Previous Experience

Jul’93 - Jul’98: Reliance Industries Limited Hazira, Surat, Gujarat as Superintendent Nov’89 - May’93: SRBC ONGC. K.G. Project, Rajamundri as Drilling Engineer in Onshore & Offshore Installations Other Certificates

License of competence to Merchant Marine Officer & GMDSS GOC no 437229 Issued by Deputy Commissioner of maritime Affairs, Republic of Liberia

Certificate of proficiency GMDSS GOC No 328 by D.G. Shipping & Ministry of Communication, Govt. of India Certificate of proficiency RTG (Maritime) No. 20295 Issued by Ministry of Communication, Govt. of India Trainings

STCW, Advance Fire-Fighting & Advance Fist-Aid Courses as per IMO rules, sponsored by Reliance Industries Ltd. Managerial Assessment Proficiency, sponsored by Birla Copper Managerial Development Proficiency, faculty by Dr. C.N. Daftuar and associates from IIMS Ahmedabad, sponsored by Birla Copper

Internal Quality Audit (ISO 9001: 2000 standards) by Birla Copper; Certified as Internal Quality Auditor 125 Management Courses from Gyanodaya, Aditya Birla Group Institute of Management Learning Personal Details

Date of Birth: 10th April 1966

Languages Known: English, Hindi, Oriya (Gujarati, Bengali and Telugu - Speak Only) Address: SB 24, Sridev Housing Complex, 284 (P) Patrapara, Post - Patrapara, Bhubaneswar – 751019, India

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