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Manager Assistant

Gurgaon, Haryana, India
December 09, 2019

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Susavon Bandyopadhyay


Mobile: 882-***-****/882-***-****, Tel: 995-***-****

A Dynamic supply chain Professional with over 36+ years of rich experience with leading Indian petrochemicals, cable and engineering industries and expertise in Global Logistics, & Inventory management, seeking an assignment, in Any location in India, as GM/AVP/ VP (Materials) in Manufacturing/ Processing/Service Industry.

Career Profile

A committed SCM professional with over 36 years experience with leading Chemical Indian petrochemicals, cable and engineering industries.

Developed complimentary knowledge of inventory management, Sales tax, Excise & Customs, Modvat, EPCG, Project Registration and DEPB procedures.

Acquired proficiency in logistics and custom clearances, strengthened Supply Chain, ensured on time delivery of quality materials.

Familiar with SAP-R/3 (MM Module), ISO 9000 Quality Management Standard and Six Sigma Quality Improvement techniques.

Developed a network of vendors, negotiated and achieved substantial reduction in procurement cost.

As General Manager (Purchase), Reliance Industries Ltd., headed Supply Chain Department of a multi billion INR chemical/petrochemical complex.

Through motivated teams managed supply chain activities in a variety of industries.

Good analytic Decision Making Skills

Effective negotiator, a team player with leadership qualities, excellent communication, people management skills and execution capabilities.

Career Enhancement

Joined McNeill & Magor Ltd., as Management Trainee/Purchase officer in Aug'1982, quickly grasped basics and intricacies of purchase function and through personal initiatives competently managed purchase activities and resolved critical supply chain issues.

Competently managed progressive assignments with higher responsibilities and authorities, enhanced career as under;

March ’1986 – Jan ’1995: Assistant Manager – Procurement with Hindustan Cables Ltd.

Feb ’1995 – July ’2004: Manager/Senior Manager – Procurement/Stores with Consolidated Fibres & Chemicals Ltd.

As General Manager –Materials with Reliance Industries Ltd., heading Supply Chain of a multi billion INR petrochemical complex with a huge and complex inventory worth 150 Million INR from july 2004 – April2010

Joined M/S Jindal Steel & Power Limited as AGM(Purchase) since April 2010 looking after all the aspect of commercial functions & left the organisation on 31/12/2011.

Joined in M/S Lanco Power O & M (Materials) on 03/01/2012 in their Corporate office in Gurgaon as DGM (Purchase).

Professional Experience

Joined in M/S Lanco Power O & M (Materials) on 03/01/2012 in their Corporate office in Gurgaon as DGM (Purchase) & started looking after the total spares procurement of different units alongwith the AMC of different contracts & ARC of different relevant instrument.Promoted to SR DGM (Purchase ) with effect from 01.04.2014.Promotion obtained as GM (Purchase) since 01.01.2016.

Joined in Jindal steel & power in the month of April 10 as AGM(Purchase) & looking after all the issues related to purchase,stores,logistics etc.Handling about Rs 500 cr purchase annually with all steel/chemicals/spares/contracts etc in project phase.

Leading a team of 21 proffessionals to formulate & implement effective strategies in commercial department & left the organisation on 31/12/2011.

Reliance Industries Ltd., Mumbai

General Manager (Purchase), Aug' 2004 to April 10.


Supply Chain Management:

Lead a team of 18 professionals formulate and implement effective strategies and action plans and efficiently manage Supply Chain of a multi billion INR petrochemical complex.

Orchestrate a professional group of suppliers, vendors, transporters, clearing & forwarding agents and ensure uninterrupted and on time supply of quality materials.

Monitor and take prompt corrective actions for smooth Supply Chain activities.

In consultation with production develop new/ alternative materials, improve product quality and reduce cost.

Review and negotiate with vendors for cost effective procurement of;

Heavy machinery such as, air compressor train, diesel engine generator, hydrogen generation unit, etc.

Rotary and static equipment, instrumentation and electrical equipment including switch gear, motors, transformers, panels, bus ducts etc.

Imports & Overseas Purchase:

Develop overseas suppliers and negotiate price, delivery & payment terms and through a network of Forwarders and Clearing Agents streamline custom clearance of supplies from across the world.

Contracts/Commercial Management:

Review, negotiate and ensure compliance of statutory/legal requirements and manage;

Individual contracts above 0.2 Million INR.

Annual Maintenance Contracts for plant operation during annual plant shut down and regular maintenance of machinery, boilers, equipments etc.

Stores Management:

Manage stores function with huge and complex inventory worth 150 Million INR of a Mega Petrochemical complex; ensure compliance of Health, Occupational safety, Fire safety, environmental safety requirements.

Maintain adequate stocks and ensure availability using JIT Techniques.

Utilize latest technology like RFID for identification, proper Storage and Preservation; maintain good housekeeping using Japanese 5 S techniques.

Vendor Development:

Identify and develop a reliable vendor base, monitor and improve their performance through practical vendor evaluation and rating procedures.

Conduct regular surveys covering local and overseas vendors.


Liaise with Govt officials like MCL, Weights & Measures, IOC/BPCL and streamline coal/F.O/ HSD procurement and Metrology function.

Major achievements:

Negotiated with suppliers and obtained higher discounts on fuels.

Developed a new reliable and capable vendor for supply of spares indigenously against imported spares.

Achieved a significant saving of 12.5 million INR through discounts, 2.5 million INR through material development and 1.0 million INR through quality improvement.

As member of IMMS team implemented the ARC of different common items required in different sites & VMI for all major raw materials & chemical items.

Consolidated Fibres & Chemicals Ltd., Haldia (West Bengal)

Manager/Senior Manager (Purchase & Stores), Feb' 1995 to July 2004


Purchase and Stores Management:

Established effective & economical critical Supply chain & Logistics System for finished goods.

Systematically stored Raw materials, WIP, Finished goods in Process area and warehouses as per plant requirements.

Through positive Material Identification System, codified, classified and segregated materials as spares, consumables, capital and insured goods.

Reviewed and ensured streamlined material movement through a compact stores layout.

Identified and developed reliable vendors.

Established and implemented performance evaluation norms and Key Result Areas (KRAs) for the departmental staff.

Based on consumption patterns decided Re Order Levels (ROL) and maintained regular perpetual inventory.

Conducted internal audits, identified and addressed non conformances, system weaknesses through appropriate corrective actions.

Major achievements:

Checked and ensured receipt of materials in stores strictly as per the purchase orders.

Coordinated with purchase, user departments and ensured the purchase orders contain proper specifications.

Properly segregated insured spares.

Achieved significant annual saving of 1 Million INR through inventory management.

Monitored and ensured posting of issued items on daily basis.

Hindustan Cables Ltd., Rupnarainpur (West Bengal)

Assistant Manager/Manager, March 1986 to Jan'1995


Purchase Management:

Led a purchase team of 16 employees and ensured on time receipt of right quality materials for the cable manufacturing plant.

In consultation with the user departments generated purchase orders for a vast and complex inventory.

Developed a network of local and overseas suppliers for capital equipment, raw materials, mechanical and electrical engineering items.

Interacted and negotiated with local and overseas suppliers and ensured on time receipt of materials.

McNeill & Magor Ltd., Kolkata (West Bengal)

Purchase Officer, Aug' 1982 to March 1986


Purchase Management:

Procured a variety of materials and ensured on time receipt of right quality materials with the help of an assistant.

Identified and developed vendors for various services and job works.

Indigenized various components and spares.

Reduced procurement cost through negotiations and operational cost through outsourcing of jobs.Experiancing in machining & casting of the different items from different sources in eastern region.

Educational Qualifications /Trainings attended

B.E., Mechanical Engineering, Malaviya National Institute of Technology/ Rajasthan, 1977 - 1982, First Class.

AICWA, Costing, Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India, 1986 – 1989

Higher Secondary, from Ramakrishna Mission Ashram,Narendrapur,West Bengal Board of Secondary Education, 1976, First Class

Attended seminar on ISO and Six Sigma Techniques.

Attended seminar on finance for nonfinance executives.

Undergone vocational training in cable industry, railways & automobile industry during the college period.

Computer Proficiency:

Proficient in MS Office with good working knowledge of SAP-R/3 (MM Module).

Completed Certificate course in computers.

Personal Information

Date of birth: 22nd December 1958.

Languages known: English, Hindi, Bengali and Oriya.

Present Address: B-1054,Palam Vihar, Near Vyaper Kendra, Gurgaon.122017

Permanent add: SAYANTAN : PO: Rupnarayanpur bazaar, Dist : Burdwan West Bengal 713335.

1/C, Charakdanga Street, PO: Bhadrakali, Dist: Hooghly,712232

Salary Expected : Negotiable.

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