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Manager Supply Chain

Vasant Nagar, Karnataka, India
January 15, 2020

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Gopinath Nair

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Skills :

Effective motivator with strong written & spoken communication skills.

Ability to work and collaborate in a team structure.

Ability to plan, organise and prioritize work.

Ability to handle pressure arising from having to meet deadlines.

Ability to work under pressure, unusual hours in case of any exigencies and multitask.

Accountability & positive attitude.

Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion and tact.

Academic Profile :

BA (Economics) Year 1985-87.

Completed Procurement & Supply Chain Management Career Institute –Dubai (UAE) Year 2003.

Former Member of “Emirates Supply Chain Forum” a Group for Procurement, Expediting & Supply Chain Professionals.

Personal Profile :

D.O.B : 17.01.1967

Nationality : Indian

Passport No. : Z 1987765

Expiry 27.04.2025

Marital Status : Married

LMV Driving License

Bahrain – Iss. :13.9.2015

Expiry 12.09.2020

Oman - Exp .29.09.2015

U.A.E - Exp : 07.12.2015

Language Proficiency :

English – Excellent in oral & written.

Workable knowledge in Arabic

Hindi - Excellent in oral &written

Malayalam (Mother Tongue)

Achievements :

Been complimented many times by superiors, clients, project managers by increasing loyalty and dedication towards my assignments.

Established good working relationship with clients and customers.

Improved customer service satisfaction through dedicated supply chain management, initiating order processing and flexible operation practices to meet the needs of the customers.

Identified and utilised variety of learning materials, resources & technology methods (such as Internet, team learning and relationship) to support & improve quality performance and reliability to customers.

Personal Profile :

Utilising my end to end 20+ years of experience in procurement, expediting, supply chain and commercial. The hallmark of my work is bridging and sustaining supplier & vendor’s capabilities, quality, cost, service and business relationship on day to day basis under my supervision and diligently helping the management and client achieve maximum satisfaction.

Career Summary :

Responsible for following aspects of “Procurement & Supply Chain”.

Sourcing, Price Comparison, Purchasing, Transportation, W/Housing & Distribution.

Communicating needs & objectives to managers, stakeholders & key personnel in procurement, supply chain and distribution.

Extensive knowledge of co-ordinating all of the entities involved in supply chain.

Knowledge of managing returns and rejection professionally & promptly with suppliers.

Experience of liaising with forwarders and overseas suppliers to arrange collections.

Able to negotiate rates with local and international suppliers for a better preferential rates and terms.

Planning of procurement, inventory control, logistics and distribution movements.

Experience :

Arab shipbuilding & Repair Yard Co. (ASRY) Bahrain.

Position Buyer-cum-Expeditor Officer Yr. 2013-18

ASRY is Arabian Gulf’s leading Maritime Repair & Fabrication facility with multi-services like Ship Repair & Conversion, Jack up Rig Repair & Conversion, Naval Repair & Conversion, Fabrication & Engineering.

Work collaborating with business and manage key stakeholder relationship in support of adding best value to the categories being managed.

Perform various system tasks including extracting data and creating management reports (specially to Gen., Manager, Offshore Procurement)

Collaborate with internal stakeholder and P2P process owners, project and production team to improve efficiencies and effectiveness.

Ensure internal and external supply chain team adhere with quality service and delivery.

Sourcing suppliers & vendors through contacts, networking events and internet.

Monitors and research previous order history of similar products and services purchased to evaluate and track differences in cost, payment terms, delivery, quality and performance.

Maintain procurement, expediting, quality and inspection documents in a systematic and auditable fashion.

Taking into account customer demand and price before making a decision to buy and process purchase orders.

Performed field, desk, telephone and face-to-face expediting as per nature of job and urgency.

Conveyed and organized kick-off-meetings to brief and overview additional project requirement, pre-inspection, technical meetings with client, project, production and vendors in case of emergencies.

East West International,(Freight Forwarder)-Oman Branch In-charge Yr. 2003-13

Gathering and analysing data to develop targeted priority projects.

Ensure all Identifying and leveraging key supplier relationship to drive cross site benefit.

purchase and expediting operations are performed in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Monitor branch office day-to-day activities.

Collect and review shipping documents with internal and external logistics agencies prior to shipping to avoid any discrepancies.

Negotiate any operational issues with vendors - suppliers and project team and initiate actions to improve performance.

Work in collaboration with all companies stakeholders finance-accounts dept., to resolve payment issues.

Working knowledge of procurement, logistics, commercial and inventory management practices.

Green Island Shipping (UAE –Dubai) Sr. Logistics Executive Yr.1996-2003

Company Profile :

Negotiate and arrangefreight-forwarders for preferential rates and excellent service.

Co-ordinating with land transport and clearing agents to ensure timely clearance &delivery of material.

Co-ordinate with W/House, procurement dept., to resolve pending shipments

Torrent Pharma Ltd., Ahmedabad . India Exe. Sec cum Comm.Asst., Yr. 1989-96

Manufacturer of pharmaceutical products.

Providing all secretarial back up pertaining to Imports/Exports.

Co-ordinating with Banks, Foreign Exchange clearing

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