“Goal-oriented professional offering end-to-end Procurement Operations expertise that directly results in efficiency improvements & cost savings”
Industry Preference: Construction / Interiors/ Manufacturing/Any Other.
Result-oriented professional with over 14 years of experience in Procurement Operations.
Proficient in devising & implementing various innovative procurement processes / procedures; skills in creating vision for objective and translating ideas into clear, actionable business requirements & recommendations
Skilled in building & maintaining vendor relations, evaluating vendors, managing buyer processes and analyzing reports
Competent in managing Procurement functions for the procurement for series supplies and new product development & supplier quality assurance
Expertise in negotiating with the suppliers to clarify contract, delivery, term of payment and other issues to optimize cost and delivery time and conditions
Resourceful in developing request for purchase quotes; expert in reviewing procurement volumes by product class / customization / type, thereby identifying areas for rate / frame contracts and finalizing the same
An innovative & result-oriented professional with strong leadership, planning, communication, interpersonal & negotiation skills.
Procurement Officer- Teejan Furnishing LLC (April-2014 to Till date)
The Organization is a Multinational One which mainly engaged in Interior Fit-out Projects (including MEP) having
Projects in almost all regions of the Country and braches abroad (Saudi Arabia, China and India) .
Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinating with various departments (Civil, Interior, MEP, Furnishing, Joinery, Aluminium Fabrication and Bedding) for gathering the requirement of the materials and services.
Forecast And Plan upcoming materials requirement based on Project Schedule.
Analysis of Material and Service requests with approved budgets and approving the Requests.
Designing & developing monthly procurement plan and obtaining approval for the same from the Finance Department.
Liaising with the Suppliers and Contractors of local and global market for getting competitive quotations, materials samples and technical data.
Prepare RFQs, commercial bid comparisons, organizing post tender meetings, negotiating prices, acceptance of standard purchase terms and conditions with qualified vendors.
Issuing of Purchase Orders and Subcontract agreements.
Ensure Procurement Activities comply with policies and procedures of the organization.
Monitoring the delivery schedule of materials and work efficiency of sub-contractors by coordinating with project Heads.
Interfacing with the:
oVendors of all Divisions for finalizing the prices and other terms.
oSubcontractors of all divisions for Finalization of rates.
oProject Management Division for selecting subcontractors and issuing subcontract agreements
oBM Trada for obtaining approval of drawings for manufacturing Fire Door and conducting BM Trada Audits once in every six months
oStaffs of different divisions and giving timely instructions for the smooth running of projects.
Engaged in the selection of alternate resources and vendors in Oman and other Middle East areas for ensuring cost effective procurement
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of all related staffs involved in purchasing materials, products and services.
Inspect and update of all documents related to Procurement Department.
Preparing MIS for Procurement Department and attending Management Review Committee Meetings
Contributed a reduction of 25 %in the cost of procurement of raw materials direct from wholesalers/ Manufactures.
Initiate and Implemented new Procurement Policies which help to reduce the Staff overhead and Segregation of dead stock in Stores.
Implemented a preventive maintenance system for all manufacturing units and which help them to reduce wastage of time and money due to unwanted shut down of machineries.
Initiated and Implemented a project analysis meeting system in a weekly basis, which help to increase the coordination and communication between and project and procurement team and thus to help the smooth execution of the projects.
Search, find out and proposed alternate products with reduced prices in place of already specified products with higher prices. This help the organization to reduce the Project cost and thus to achieve the targets
Procured raw materials on C&F basis from GCC market and reduced logistic overheads of the organization.
Conducting supplier evaluation for selecting & finalizing the suppliers.
Issued subcontracts in lumpsum basis and thus helped the organization to achieve targets.
Purchase Manager- Sukam Constructions Pvt. Ltd. (April-2008 to April 2014).
Duties and Responsibilities.
Liaise with the Project Management Department for creating timely purchase requisitions on time
Prepare RFQ, getting competitive bids, organize post tender meetings, Negotiate and finalize the Prices.
Selected & negotiated with the suppliers for creating competitive quotations.
Coordinated with the vendors for procuring heavy construction equipment and tools.
Developed & maintained approved supplier list based on supplier evaluation;
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of buyers, purchasing officers, and related workers involved in purchasing materials, products and services.
Interacted with the Accounts Department for ensuring timely payment to the vendors
Interfaced with the transporters for managing logistics functions and ensuring cost effective transport solution
Engaged in selection & procurement of machinery and equipment from the vendors
Reviewed the activities of Plant & Machinery Department and created reports of the same .
As Stores Manager
Documented & updated assets list of various sites and central stores.
Managed asset movement from central stores to various sites .
Engaged in asset management and maintenance of machinery in coordination with Plant Department.
Initiated & implemented:
oA Centralized System of procurement for the organization which aided the management in formulating
procurement & stores policy for the company
oInternal rental system that ensured zero segregation of dead assets in the sites
Formulated strategic plans that ensured timely completion of projects on time and within budget
Analyzed the quotations of existing & new suppliers for selecting the best quotation which further helped in reducing the price of the goods
Analyzed ERP software and introduced new modules that helped in meeting the organizational goals on time
Led & assisted the Logistics Department in reducing excess cost incurred due to unscheduled vehicle running
Purchase Officer- Time Furniture carpets And Curtains. (Sep’2004 – Oct’2007 )
Preparing monthly purchase plan.
Inviting quotations negotiate with suppliers and finalize the prices.
Issuing Purchase Orders and checking the delivery schedule.
Coordinate with stores and receiving indents to maintain minimum stock.
Monitoring the payment schedule to suppliers.
Sourcing of new creditors and alternative resources.
Regularly visits workshops and checking the materials position.
Pursuing MBA (Operations Management) from ICFAI
B.Sc. in Chemistry (Graduate) from TKMM College, Nangiarkulangara, University of Kerala in 2002.
Skills And Expertise.
Procurement Operations, Strategic Planning, Vendor management, Negotiation, Global Sourcing, Policies and Procedures, Vendor sourcing, Budget analysis, Quality assurance. Logistics operations, Team Building And Leadership.
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
ERP Software (FOCUS)
Date of Birth: 09th January 1982
Permanent Address: Thundathil House, Mangalam PO, Alappuzha (District), Kerala-690515, India
Present Address: Thundathil House, Mangalam PO, Alappuzha (District), Kerala-690515, India
Marital Status: Married
Languages Known: English, Hindi and Malayalam
Visa Status: Permanent
Passport Details: L7246637 (Issued at Cochin, India. Valid up to 18.02.2024)
Driving License Details: Valid GCC Driving License (Issued at Oman. Valid up to 03.01.2026)
AGM Finance &Corp. Affairs
Teejan Furnishing LLC.