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May 12, 2020

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ARUMUGAM

BALAKRISHNAN FCIPS.

Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia

E-mail: adc6kb@r.postjobfree.com

Mobile: +60-19-207*-***

PROCUREMENT Professional with CIPS, UK Certification. Devoted procurement expert seeks a top management assignment to leverage multifaceted competencies and deliver outstanding results aligned to corporate vision, goals & objectives thus adding value to the organization

CORE COMPETENCIES

3rd Party Sourcing & Subcontracting

Budget Management

Change Management

Contract Management

Green Procurement Management

Lead & Six Sigma Management

Logistics Management

Materials Management

Negotiation & Deal Closing

OEM & ODM contracting

Process Optimization

Project Management

Scheduled Waste Management

Sourcing & Procurement

Stakeholder Relations

Strategy Planning & Execution

Supplier relationship management

Supply Chain Management

Teambuilding & Leadership

Turnaround management

Vendor Management

Warehousing & Inventory Management

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

Education

M.Sc. – Purchasing, Supply Chain &

Logistics Management, University of

Copenhagen, Denmark, October 2014

B.Sc. (Hons) – Purchasing, Supply Chain

& Logistic Management, University of

Copenhagen, July 2012

B.Sc. (Hons) – Mechanical Engineering,

University of Malaya, Malaysia, July 1994

CIPS Level 6 Professional Diploma, CIPS

UK, Jan 2013

EXECUTIVE SYNOPSIS

High caliber, versatile, accomplished supply chain management & procurement professional with 21 years of rich leadership experience with global corporations.

Extensive experience in managing complex assignments with a global footprint covering Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Asia Pacific.

Comprehensive expertise in the domains of strategic planning & leadership, global procurement & purchase operations, vendor quality management, CAPEX management, greenfield & brownfield project execution, cost optimization and people management.

Proven credentials of setting up new procurement & supply chain units and streamlining processes, systems and policies adopting current industry best practices.

Competent in developing, implementing & updating strategies, plans & budgets and delivering all predefined goals & objectives.

Deft in building & reinforcing top level productive stakeholder relations and leading & motivating multinational cross-functional professional teams eliciting superior performances.

Proactive achievement driven professional with strong work ethic, integrity and excellent communicating, influencing, problem solving, decision making, planning & execution skills

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Teleflex Medical Incorp.Europe Malaysia January 2018 to date Teleflex is a global medical device company making vital products that serve clinicians in critical care & surgery

Head of Purchasing – APAC

Lead the procurement of direct & indirect materials and MRO items for the APAC region with an average annual spend of EUR 550 million.

Manage strategic sourcing, procurement life-cycle management & governance activities.

Administer the approved vendor list (AVL) including qualification of new vendors as well as performance management of the vendor base.

Supervise the end-to-end procurement process to obtain supplies at the best value for the spend.

Deal with budgeting and budget administration including cost optimization drives, inventory management, change management and process efficiency enhancement programs.

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Professional Affiliations

Certified Fellow Member, Chartered

Institute of Procurement & Supply

(CIPS), UK

Member, Malaysian Institute of

Purchasing & Materials Management

(MIPMM), Malaysia

IFPSM Certified International

Procurement Professional (CIPP), IFPSM

IT SKILLS:

Proficient in Procurement MRP & ERP

software:

SAP MM & SRM7,

SAP Ariba ERP Cloud Module,

Oracle ERP Cloud 2012,

Microsoft Dynamics Axapta 2016,

Microsoft Dynamics Navision 2017,

Microsoft Dynamics XP & GP 2018

Competent in Microsoft Office 2019 Word,

Excel, Project Professional 2016,

PowerPoint applications, and Internet

application

PROFESSIONALLY TRAINED in:

GMP, HACCP, FDA,

QMS ISO 9001:2015,

ISO 13485:2016,

ISO 14000,

ISO 37001,

Total quality management (TQM),

Lean manufacturing,

Value Stream Mapping (VSM),

Kaizen (Continuous Improvement),

Six Sigma Green Belt,

Kanban management

5S management

INCOTERMS 2012.

Experienced in Class 1,2 Medical

device validation protocol

Medical Device Single Audit Program

(MDSAP)

Medical Device Directive (MDD)

FDA 510 k submission

PERSONAL COMPETENCIES:

• Bid management

• Centres of Excellence (CoE)

• Championed the 7 steps of a

strategic procurement process

Supervise the departmental staff, evaluate performance, provide training & development to improve efficiency, productivity and performance.

Lead techno-commercial discussions with vendors to finalize purchase orders and annual maintenance contracts and monitor all contacts ensuring contractual & statutory compliance.

Benchmark organizational costs against industry trends and price levels of other group companies and deploy value engineering to reduce cost of existing products & processes.

Plan & organize strategic market research to identify changes in buyer- supplier power balance, perform cost & scenario analysis, compute price & market forecasts, estimate upcoming levels of demand and determine quantity & timing of deliveries for various categories of materials.

Formulate purchase schedules aligned to predefined procurement plan for on time procurement of project materials, equipment, operational spares and raw materials.

Collaborate with stakeholders for clear documentation of requirements and design procurement & negotiation strategies to close deals at best prices & terms.

Conduct regular evaluation of performance of procurement functions against key metrics and produce management reports with improvement action plans.

Highlights

Streamline end-to-end procurement operations, reinforced healthy supplier relations, sources new vendors leading to sourcing of quality materials with improved cost savings.

Achieved cost saving targets with purchase price variance (PPV) of 3.4% and delivered cost saving of EUR 55.5 million in 2018 compared to EUR 21 million in 2017

Formulated contracting models & pricing mechanisms and secure long- term contracts with higher cost savings and better service levels

Improved efficiency & accuracy of the forecasting process in coordination with the inventory management department

Earned the 2018 Global Leadership Award for building a skilled professional procurement team from scratch

Received multiple appreciations for revamping procurement policies, procedures and programs.

Project

Development of multi-cavity mold CAPEX project for heat & moisture exchange (HME) respiratory molded parts

Major cost saving project Budget: EUR 55 million, ongoing P&G Oleochemicals Kuantan Malaysia January 2007 – December 2017 PG Oleochemicals JV of P&G Chemicals

Head of Purchasing APAC & EMEA– Commodities Purchasing

Reported to Vice President – Procurement at P&G Chemicals USA and led an organization of 140 procurement professionals in the APAC region.

Managed procurement comprising of:

- Commodities – crude palm kernel oil (CPKO), coconut oil, soya oil, refined bleached & deodorized (RBD) palm oil, crude & refined Page 3 of 4

• e-purchasing and e-card

• Excellent Ability to manage

complexity,

• Excellent Analytical skills,

• Excellent diplomacy,

• Excellent Entrepreneurial &

commercial mindset,

• Excellent Independent and

proactive approach,

• Excellent Structured & systematic

approach,

• Excellent verbal and written

communications skills in English,

• Expert in S&OP, PPV, AOP, P&L

• GREEN Procurement,

• Intercultural competence,

• International Exposure,

• Interpersonal skills,

• Problem solving competence in

complex environment (e.g. group

wide processes),

• Process Orientation,

• Scheduled Waste management,

• Strong analytical ability,

• Strong Assertiveness,

• Strong Communication skills

(verbal and written),

• Strong Conflict management skills,

• Strong Cooperation skills,

• Strong Innovative and open to

change,

• Strong Leadership skills,

• Strong negotiation and

communication skills,

• Strong Problem solving and

solution oriented,

• Strong Strategic and conceptual

thinking,

• Sustainable Procurement,

• Team player,

• Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)

and JIT Inventory Management,

• Vendor Risk Management strategy,

Procurement SME for Plant scheduled

major turnaround (TAR) and shutdown

Led major CAPEX project procurement

Greenfield & Brownfield

LSTK, EPC, EPCM project awards,

Proven track record in

Project cycle management (PCM)

Led Vendor Development

Programme (VDP)

Sustainable vendor development

Vendor capability development

glycerin as well as Methanol, Liquid nitrogen, acids & caustic chemicals, copper Chromite & nickel catalysts for the company’s oleochemical refineries in Malaysia, Thailand & Indonesia

- Logistics including 3PL & 4PL, packing (ISO tanks, intermediate bulk containers (IBC), steel & HDPC drums and bulk storage tank rentals for APAC & EMEA operations.

- Packaging materials – HDPE bottles, paper & board – for liquid laundry detergent production facilities in APAC & EMEA

- Capital expenditure & MRO procurement

Led the management of strategic relationships with vendors & service providers, global strategies & transformation programs

Established long term vision & key strategies for step-change improvements leading to cost reductions, rationalized vendor base and improved quality and service.

Highlights

Optimized the end-to-end purchase operations of the chemicals division; created & launched a new centralized APAC procurement strategy including introduction of corporate affiliate programs

Reduced the APAC purchasing response time from 48 hours to 1 hour by implementing a new online purchasing & ordering system in Denmark & Singapore using Citrix & Axapta technologies

Participated in the structuring of the APAC regional purchasing office in Singapore and contributed to cost savings of 49% in 2012. Procurement Led for major projects

Decanter for Fatty Alcohols, Methyl Esters Refining, Malaysia – brownfield project Budget: EUR 350 million, August 2014 – August 2015

Dynamo liquid laundry detergent production facility, Tianjin, China – greenfield project Budget: EUR 1.8 billion, August 2012 – June 2014

New Warehouse for Dynamo liquid laundry detergent, Malaysia – greenfield project Budget: EUR 100 million, June 2012 – December 2013

Dynamo liquid laundry detergent production facility, Malaysia – greenfield project Budget: EUR 750 million, January 2010 – June 2012

Wastewater Treatment Plant, Malaysia – brownfield project Budget: EUR 25 million, March 2010 – December 2010

Post Hydro plant for Glycerin polishing, Malaysia – brownfield project Budget: EUR 100 million, February 2009 – August 2011

P&G Cabuyao plant phase 1, 2 & 3, Philippines – greenfield project Budget: EUR 1.2 billion, January 2005 – June 2005

Procter & Gamble Europe as Denmark January 2000 – December 2006 P&G is a multinational consumer goods company with leading brands in personal care, home care, oral care & fabric care

Senior Group Procurement Manager

Reported to Director – Purchases, APAC & EMEA and managed global CAPEX & MRO procurement, devices procurement and media & marketing spends in ASEAN, Australia, India, Korea region (50 people, 15 markets).

Partnered with leaderships of global corporate engineering, global category supply chain & market supply chain for efficient management of global CAPEX procurement.

Led formulation of global sourcing strategies for MRO, equipment & services including low cost market sourcing.

Built & managed global strategic relationships with key CAPEX & MRO vendors.

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Vendor Capacity Development

Programme

Strategic Partnership

Service Level Execution

Agreement (SLEA)

Score Card management

PROFESSIONAL SPORTS

Represented Malaysia In World

TaeKwonDo Championships

Southeast Asian Games

1991 Manila, Philippines

1993 Singapore

1997 Jakarta, Indonesia

1999 Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Commonwealth Games

1998 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2002 Manchester, United Kingdom

National Assistant Coach, Olympic 2012

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Nationality & Passport: Malaysian

Date of Birth: 23 October 1968

Languages:

Expert – English, Bahasa Malaysia

& Tamil

Basic - Indonesian, Cantonese &

Danish

Available immediately and willing to

relocate to any international location

with expat remuneration package

Highlights

Established a global purchase team for sales & distribution services for aligning distributor and P&G spends, robust selection process & relationship management to improve financial stability of distributors and facilitate expansion of sales coverage.

Established & started up the global CAPEX & MRO procurement organization with average annual spend of EUR 2.5 billion covering P&G factories, contract manufacturers, P&G investments in external suppliers, corporate offices, R&D facilities, IT CAPEX, logistics CAPEX, real estate, energy & innovation delivering savings of EUR 150 million and incremental cash flow of EUR 40 million.

Managed procurement of devices through 3rd party contract manufacturing meeting P&G safety & quality standards. Drove initiatives to deliver 10% cost reduction with enhanced reliability & service levels. Promoted innovations by suppliers contributing to incremental turnover of EUR 150 million

Led procurement related to CAPEX & MRO, 3rd party contract manufacturing, facilities services, energy & logistics for all 30 manufacturing facilities across P&G Asia. Represented Asia on the Global Plant Purchase Leadership team

Established the indirect purchase team in P&G Asia catering to 15 markets covering spends of IT, travel, relocation services, real estate, R&D, professional & workplace services, CAPEX, MRO & energy

Developed the sourcing strategy & managed sourcing in Thailand & India of capital goods, equipment, MRO, logistic, plant services, energy, construction, engineering & real estate for hair care, skin care, healthcare, fabric & home care, baby care and feminine care business lines.

Led the management of relationships with marketing related agencies – creative, media, digital, above the line & below the line) in P&G Asia and represented Asia in the global agency management team. Procter & Gamble (M) Sdn. Bhd. Malaysia July 1994 – December 1999 Senior Procurement Manager, January 1997 – December 1999

Managed supply chain planning, procurement of direct materials

(chemicals & packaging), CAPEX & MRO, warehousing of direct materials & finished goods and the plant storeroom for the Malaysian home care supply chain.

Built a world-class storeroom – developed & implemented systems for stores operations & inventory control and adopted current best practices for replication worldwide.

Led design & customization of a computerized materials management system, development of processes for MRP run on SAP and migration of MRP from local systems to SAP

Procurement Manager, July 1994 – December 1996

Led procurement of direct materials for home care business unit, indirect materials for all business units in Malaysia, CAPEX & MRO, chemicals & packaging, plant facilities, energy and travel services with an average spend of USD 60 million.



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