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Manager Management

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
November 06, 2019

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Targeting Assignments In:

Materials Management Warehousing Global Sourcing & Procurement

Notable success in proposing innovative Material & Warehouse Management Solutions for enhancing business value & reducing lead time while working with reputed organisations like Reliance & Ericsson in the Petrochemical & Telecom industry


Result-oriented & achievement driven professional offering nearly 31 years of rich experience in:

~ Materials Management ~ Procurement / Global Sourcing / Imports ~ Stores/ Warehouse Management

~ Logistics & Distribution ~ Contract Management/Negotiations ~ Vendor/ Transporter Development

~ Inventory Control ~ Quality & Safety Assurance ~ Stock Verification /Audits

~SAP Support / MIS Reporting ~ Cost Savings / Process Improvement ~ Team Management/ Trainings

Presently associated with Ericsson India Ltd. as Materials Manager; formulating strategic procurement /inventory plans, reducing wastages, preventing stock-out, conducting stock audits / reconciliations & ensuring safe storage of goods in warehouses

Proven skills in ensuring availability of material at the right time, price & terms to effectively meet the project requirements with sound knowledge of all the legal aspects related to Material Management, Warehousing (JIT & FIFO) Techniques

Worked on SAP – MM for effective material management and generated MIS Reports through SAP for procurement / issue of material

Excels in developing long-term partnerships with vendors for cost-effective procurement & monitoring vendor’s performance in terms of cost, quality & delivery; led the purchase of Packaging & Raw Material for projects with a total worth of 1800 Crores

Proficient in techno-commercial functions like Tendering, RFPs, RFQs, Contract negotiations, POs, BOQs and EXIM Documentation and coordinating with internal divisions, govt. agencies & customs for timely clearances, licenses & duty exemptions

Performed various roles like Internal Quality Auditor for ISO 9001/ ISO 14000, Training Coordinator for Internal Training and Safety Coordinator for Plants of Reliance Industries & Reliance Communications; ensured compliance to ISO 9001: 2000 standards & procedures for Mumbai Circle and successfully completed 50+ Audits

Effective leader with proven talent in leading & coordinating with cross-functional teams to ensure optimum performance; problem-solver with strong analytical, negotiation & decision-making skills


Successfully completed Project / Revenue Material Procurement/ Planning/ Distribution of Material, Issue/ Reconciliation of Material/ Closing Accounts / Physical Verification of Material at various store locations for key project & network operations like:

oGas Turbine Project I & II (2 Years), Paraxylene Expansion Project (2 years)

oSalmouraghi Project (3 years), Pure Therptalic Acid Debottlenecking Project (1 year)

oLithyle Alkyl Benzene Front-End Project (2 years) and LPG Project at Patalganga (2 years)

Conducted VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory) of various vendors & provided reports to

Effectively managed major vendors such as:

o GE Motors in Reliance Industries Ltd.

oAmerican Tower Company, Indus, GTL, Airtel & Aircel at Reliance Communication & Ericsson India

Drove cost saving initiatives through effective negotiations, inventory control, scrap salvaging, alternate vendor development, localization of raw & packaging material & resource optimization; successfully:

oImplemented a plan to maximize material utilization at PAN India level so that repeated or additional material cannot be procured unless the earlier inventory is exhausted

oAdministered Returnable / Non-Returnable Out Gate passes generated from various maintenance points & kept a track of material sent for repairs or issued to contractors; followed preservation techniques for material stored at various warehouses

Prepared annual budget for material & contracts for management to ensure smooth flow of network operations; effectively:

oControlled inventory through economical re-ordering level by optimizing minimum inventory without stock outs

oConducted periodic Perpetual Audit of various warehouses for physical verification of material

oCoordinated with Management Audit Cell & resolved issues / observation raised by Management Audit Cell

oMonitored consumption for material / power & fuel & other high value items on a continuous basis

oManaged the Octroi formalities for the material issued into BMC limits

Worked as a Power User of SAP-MM Module and delivered training in MM Module to workforce as well as resolved online SAP issues


Since May’13: to November 2017 worked with Ericsson India Ltd., Mumbai as Materials Manager

Apr’03 - Apr’13: Reliance Communication Ltd., Mumbai as Material Manager – Mumbai Circle

Jun’87 – Mar’03: Reliance Industries Ltd., Patagang Mumbai as Stores Superintendent.

Key Result Areas:

Spearheading complete Supply Chain functions in line with company’s policies, global standards & regulatory compliances

Administering Material Management / Procurement functions entailing:

oStudying scope of projects, identifying requirements & implementing annual strategies for purchase of materials in lead time

oSourcing materials & ensuring optimum utilization of materials, maximum cost savings & meeting of anticipatory orders

oDirecting purchase of indigenous, import of raw & packaging materials, finished goods and promotional items

oEnsuring timely receipt of offers from selected suppliers, conducting techno-commercial evaluation of received offers

oMaintaining regular interaction with Purchase Department & Vendors to ensure proper & timely flow of material

Planning Warehouse Systems and implementing goods identification & space saving techniques - JIT (Just in Time) & FIFO (First in First Out) for effective storage & distribution of goods / material; contributing in:

oAssigning and evaluating the work performance of personnel assigned to the warehouse

oOrganizing & managing incoming/ outgoing material activities to ensure accuracy, completeness and condition of items

oReviewing specification updates and directing activities of inventory control group to determine delivery requirements

oTracking the inventory level by analysing safety stock, min-max stock levels & lead-time of parts and keeping all records

oMaintaining the stock of material without any variance by conducting stock verification & documentation

Streamlining system & procedures for effective inventory control and ready availability of materials to meet production targets

Managing Contract Administration; understanding the scope of work and technical specification, standardizing BOQs, developing clauses for tender document in line with contractual obligations to cover purchase risk

Formulating effective Logistics Management System to get timely delivery of finished goods:

oInterfacing with Transporters, CHA, C&F Agents, Authorities to minimize delay and timely custom clearances

oMonitoring performance of transporters, processing & packaging units pertaining to cost, quality and delivery norms

Heading the complete Supplier Development & Management functions entailing:

oEstablishing strategic alliance / tie ups with reliable partners resulting in increasing width & depth of supplies

oPerforming supplier evaluation based on price, quality / technology improvement, delivery, credit terms & credibility

oUpdating the supplier database; developing and update supplier rating/ supplier rejection based upon pre-defined SOPs

Controlling material movement through SAP System in coordination with Execution Team & Commercial Department

Making effective use of cost analysis tools in support of strategic sourcing process, procurement costs, cost reduction metrics and bottom-line performance indicators; utilising IT / ERP systems for effective material management & purchase

Preparing Daily, Weekly, Monthly & Yearly MIS Reports and forwarding it to Management to keep a track of day-to-day operations

Working in close coordination with other departments for smooth & streamlined SCM functions

Leading & monitoring the performance of team members; organising trainings to enhance productivity & skills of teams


Jun’87 - Mar’03: Reliance Industries Ltd., Patalganga as Superintendent/ Asst. Manager - Materials Dept.


B.Com. from Mumbai University, Mumbai in 1981

Course: ISO Internal Auditor Course


Date of Birth: 15th November 1960

Languages Known: English, Hindi, Marathi & Gujarati

Address: Block No. 9, Building No. B-9, Gagangiri Enclave, Barve Road, Khadakpada, Kalyan (West) –421301

Location Preference: Mumbai /Gujarat

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