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Vasant Nagar, Karnataka, India
September 24, 2019

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Senior Manager, Sourcing & Procurement

Genpact India Pvt. Ltd.

Total Experience: 12 Years

Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical)

Contact No: +91-829*******

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Professional Experience

12 years of experience in Procurement, End to End Technical Purchasing, Strategic Sourcing, Project management, Suppliers management, Category management, and Team management in industries like Automotive, Power, Oil & Gas, and Service Industry

Proactively understands the requirements then develop project procurement plans, and supplier strategies by bridging the gap between business needs, marketing needs and technical solutions. Takes value creation measurements by purchasing customized and effective solutions with cost benefits and strategic approach

Key competencies:

-Global Sourcing

-Client Management

-Tactical Execution

-Project Management

-Vendor Management

-Internal Stakeholders Management

-Supplier Ecosystem Management

-Multi-functional Team Management

-International Shopping

-Contract Management

-Compliance Monitoring

-Price Negotiations

-Risk Management

-Business case

-International Travelling

-Knowledge of Cost structure models

Senior Manager, Sourcing & Procurement, From 07/2018 until Present

Genpact India Private Limited, Bengaluru, India

Scope: Global

Job description

Managing a team of 10 highly skilled, motivated and experienced purchasing professionals to leverage buying power, recommends appropriate procurement strategies & operational/tactical procurement

Managing a spend of $300 M and 1500+ Suppliers over the globe for a project transition process for multiple customers of a major power industry which involves RFX, Price Negotiations, Purchase Order Management, Expediting and Fulfilment

Generated a savings of $5 Million for the business by RFX and Negotiations from multiple suppliers across the globe

Drive productivity and increase AOI by 25% across the shop with cross functional team, by lean method, Management Operating System (MOS) Leadership standardized Work (LSW) & Automation

Supports baseline process & determine various cost savings measures, supports finance, sales and practice team on new opportunities

Build learning paths for the team, retention and development of team through trainings and promotor score

Team management, establish and implement purchasing policies, procedures and best practices, monitor ongoing compliance with purchasing policies and procedures, direct procurement policies to ensure all items are purchased and delivered within budget and time constraints

Understanding & monitoring the relevant supplier market to track trends and cost performance

Effectively manage time, multitask and prioritize projects to meet established deadlines

Leadership and development of strong purchasing team

Global Sourcing Buyer, From 03/2014 to 06/2018

Volvo Group India Private Limited, Buses Division, Bengaluru, India

Scope: Europe, Asia & Mexico

Job description

Works effectively with all business unit leaders to ensure alignment of the Global Sourcing Strategy and adoption of best practices

Leading Global Cross functional team on procurement, provide techno-commercial solutions for the Strategic Segments like Frame Rails, Complex & Simple Metal Assemblies, Encapsulation plates, with a spend of 40 Million Euros

Identifying end to end solutions for the Sourcing of segments/commodities/categories from competitive suppliers for the Bus projects conducting RFI, RFQ and techno-commercial discussions with suppliers, negotiating and awarding of business

Responsible for implementing cost reduction measures to achieve profits in terms of contract negotiations with Global Framework, Warranty, negotiate and administer Price contracts with suppliers in support of organizational policies and compliance with legal requirements

Produce regular reports on budgeting, cost targets and supplier delivery performance

Projects & Accomplishments

Core team lead for the NIKE (cost reduction project) program in Europe for 6 Months in 2017, planning and execution a savings of 1.2 Million Euros from resourcing of parts/suppliers switch, leverage back, communizing supplier parts, value engineering, supplier base consolidation and negotiations in collaboration with the stake holders and one team approach

Lead the project for a Make or Buy decision of the Volvo Bus BIW/Structure in the Poland facility, followed up through the entire process till closure of the deal with a positive business case

Implemented Segment Strategies and suppliers strategy in Europe and India for the metal segments

Established supplier relationships with major suppliers in Europe (Sweden, Poland, Czech, Estonia, Latvia, Belgium), Mexico and India with international travel days and working with different cultures and time zones

Procurement Manager, From 03/2012 to 02/2014

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Private Limited, Chennai, India

Scope: India

Job description

Lead the planning and implementation of project, facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables for the Daimler Bus Chassis localization

Define project tasks and resource requirements, assemble and coordinate project staff, manage project resource and budget allocation

Develop full scale project plans, establishing plans and schedule project timelines for sourcing of the categories from Buyers, budgeting and ensuring the stakeholders to achieve the target considering the business needs

Effectively track project deliverables using appropriate tools, present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions to the senior management

Time Management: Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders, implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs and results without overlooking the quality and satisfaction

Management Reporting of total project Economy, Savings, Volumes, Strategies, Project pipelines, Audit preparation

Projects & Accomplishments

Daimler Bus Chassis Localization: Executed the complete project in implementation of the localization of the chassis parts for Daimler Bus with the key stake Holders (Buyers, Designers, Logistics, and Marketing & Sales) within the timeline and allocated budget

Bus Body Contracts with Body Builder: Lead and monitored the contracting and agreements of the Bus body with body builder. Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects. Ensured that the contracts and the MOU is signed with the Vendor on time and within the budget and adhering to the body builder guidelines

Third Party Vendor Selection: Supported Wright Bus in selecting the suppliers for the Bus body parts and calculating the assembly cost and reaching the complete body cost targets as per the business and marketing needs

Senior Purchasing Officer, From 03/2011 to 03/2012

BMW India Private Limited, Chennai, India

Scope: India

Job description

Operational strategic procurement of commodities like Seating systems, Wheel Assembly, Paints & Consumables

Responsible for procurement of Seats. Net value of handled commodities 20 Million Euros

Simulate Costing, Quotation analysis. Negotiate, QCLDM scrutiny and conclude business award decision

Continuous improvement of Vendor through systematic price increase/decrease due to RM change, Forex and design changes

Projects & Accomplishments

Vendor selection of the Wiring systems for the localization of the wirings for India production

Yearly reconciliation of the prices for the seats with the supplier and implemented the Raw Materials and forex impact to the orders

Localization of all the variants of Seats for all the models of BMW cars

Purchasing Engineer, From 06/2007 to 03/2011

Renault Nissan Technology Business Centre India Private Limited (RNTBCI), Chennai, India

Scope: India

Job description

Order processing and buying of BIW, Sheet metal parts, Clutch Cables, Accelerator Cables and Hand Brake

Continuous reduction of cost through Raw Materials reduction, process optimization & price negotiation

Continuous improvement of component quality and Receiving Gauges

Competitive component manufacturers – Research alternative suppliers, identify areas for co-operation

Proactively help Quality department to co-ordinate supplier process release, initial sample inspection report and fit and function test

Projects & Accomplishments

Deftly executed projects of Logan, Micra, Nissan Evalia and Renault Duster

Successfully executed key projects on alternate vendor development & negotiation resulting in cost saving

Spearheaded development of 50 or more stamping parts in each project

IT Skills

Ms Office (Expert in Ms Excel & Power Point)

SAP, Ariba, GPS



Soft Skills

Strong Conceptual & Analytical skills

Strategic mindset, exhibits excellent judgement, & Decision-making skills

Self-motivating, accountable & Responsible

Excellent Communication & presentation skills

Strong Negotiation skills, convincing, conflict management

Stress management & Risk assessment


Bachelor’s Degree (Mechanical Engineering), 2002-2006

Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Odisha, India

12th (10+2), Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, 1999 – 2001

Council of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha, India


Badminton, Football (2015 & 2016 Badminton champion of Volvo Buses, India), Travelling, very good in Dance & Music, Networking & making friends


Living together with wife Mrs. Jhili Meher from 10 Years, 4 Years old son Ahaan and 1.5 Years old daughter Ivanna

Address :- F104, Phoenix Bliss Apartments, Electronic City Phase 1, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India – 560100

Mother – Mrs. Subasini Meher, Father – Dr. Sabita Charan Meher

Languages Known

English : Fluent (Reading, Writing & Speaking)

Hindi (national) : Native

German : Beginner

DOB: 10/30/1983



Team Work



Holistic one team approach

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