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** ***** ** ********** ** the manufacturing industry, sourcing and establishment of new product development components and Supply Chain Management. Seeking a position within the organization, where my professional experience, education and abilities stand as an advantage to bring out the best in me at work, thereby contributing to the organization’s growth and personal development.
M.Tech (Automobile Engineering) – 2015-2018 in Veltech University (Deemed University, Chennai)
B.E (Mechanical Engineering)-2003-2007 in Anna University affiliated MNM Jain Engineering College, with an aggregate of 71%
Higher Secondary- 2002-2003 in Anna Gem Science Park Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai with an aggregate of 73%
About 5.5 years of experience since June-2007 in production operations for product planning, production, quality and testing in fabrication industry.
About 6.5 years of experience since March-2013 in Supply Chain for New product development and Trading Products.
March-2013- till Present, Deputy Manager – Supply Chain / Materials Department – Tafe Ltd
(Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited)
Responsibilities held :
oDevelopment of New products for Green field project of implements.
oDevelopment of the vendors for sourcing from Lean perspective of Cost, Quality and Delivery perspective.
oWas involved in the launch of new variety of implements to the market such as Orchard Harvesters, Potato Planter, Disc Plough, Mould Board Plough, and Offset Disc Harrow.
oDevelopment of supplier base in the unexplored areas for the betterment of cost effective sourcing handling varied commodities for the same product in order to strengthen core buying opportunities.
oEvent Manager for the vendor conferences to showcase the strength of the implements manufacturing and its demand.
oHas been vital in working out the Initial Business Case studies for products being introduced in order to give in timely solutions to seasonal markets.
oCosting, Negotiation and Finalization of Costs for the products with suppliers for commodities such as proprietary, metallic / non- metallic components, special products.
oDevelopment of Logistics strategy for small volume high value through milk run
June-2007 to March-2013 Leased Owner/Factory Head Kreeth Enterprises
M/s. Kreeth Enterprises, a fabrication company located at Ranipet (approx 120kms from Chennai), is a major sub-contractor to M/s.BHEL-Ranipet, BHEL-Trichy, ELGI equipments-Coimbatore, MALCO-Mettur, KCP-Chennai, L&T – Chennai and Arcelor Mittal- Ranipet.
Participation in various projects floated by clients such as ELGI equipments-Coimbatore, MALCO-Mettur, KCP-Chennai, L&T – Chennai and Arcelor Mittal-Ranipet.
oUnderstanding the tender documents
oPreparation of techno- commercial offers
oNegotiations and finalizing the contract
oMaterial planning and procurement
oPreparation of Welding Procedure Specification (WPS) and Procedure Qualification Record (PQR) as per customer standards,
oObtaining customer approvals for all special processes
oExecution of the project with optimum resources
oArrange and prepare Customer Quality Audits and obtain their approval
oShipping, erection and commissioning to the satisfaction of the client
oCompletion of the project with necessary material accounting and invoicing
Core Functional Strengths:
Strategic Sourcing – Imports and Domestic
Costing and Price Settlement – Cost reductions to account for financial years.
New Project Introduction Planning
Major Commodity dealt Sheet Metal, Fabrication & Proprietary
Development and launch of Orchard Harvesters, Potato Planter, Disc Ploughs and MB Ploughs to the market, enhancing the top and bottom line .
Sourcing overseas for better growth, profitability and cost leverage for new products and also to enable better sourcing strength whilst having cost benefits and profitability.
Development of 2 Furrow and 3 Furrow Concept of Potato Planting to increase yield from a small portion of Land utilized
Involved in production, material planning, maintenance, documentation & accounting for the fabrication of Precipitator (ESP), Air Pre Heater (APH), Fan components with a team of Engineers and Technicians. Managed overall activities from quoting tender, order planning, production, quality control, accounts and dispatch for all fabricated components under of ESP, APH, FAN to contractor.
Conducted 100% visual inspection of Precipitator (ESP), Air Pre Heater (APH), Fan fabricated and machined components/products sub-contracted from BHEL for various thermal power plant customers namely North Chennai, Vallur power plant, Vindhyachal 2x500 MW, Sipat 3x660 MW, Kahalgaon 1x500 MW, Chandrapura 2x250 MW, Amarkantak 1x210 MW, Jindal Steels 2x125 MW, DVC Mejia 2x250 MW, Korba East 2x250 MW, Bellary 1x500MW, Farakka and various NTPC Customers all over India.
Hands on Experience in NDT Inspection Services for LPI, MPI, RT and UT.
Worked in Thermal Power plants during erection of products supplied by us to develop co-ordination between the erection engineers and our shop production engineers.
Major Highlights :
Development and overall project management for Orchard Harvester, the first of the kind product launched in India from the agricultural market. Been the business representative from the Buying team to visit Italy for the understanding of the profile and for the sourcing preferences.
Recurring Cost saving suggestions of Rs.4.2 Lakhs every year by the introduction of Commonized tyre solutions for implements.
Recognized by the COO of TAFE for the CIMP- continuous improvement suggestion to fetch enhanced company loyalty through the introduction of TAFE anthem as hello tune for company Management staff
Been part of the NPI team for the Tea harvester project for analyzing opportunities to study on the benefits of the introduction of the project base to India.
Enhanced process efficiency and cost savings through implementation of various Jigs & Fixtures.
Reduced product cost through the introduction of tooling proposals for implements.
Represented TAFE at the Italy EIMA Expo 2015 for the Agri Expo of implements and tractors, giving great exposure to latest technological advancements in my field of interest and an opportunity to interact with key and potential competitors and manufacturers of implements across the globe.
Developing North East Asian supplier base for the sourcing of Blades and Side Discs for the rotary tillers.
In-depth knowledge in various types of welding to prepare WPS as per AWS, ASME and IBR standards.
Played a key role in development of new production unit namely Kreeth Enterprises unit-II in Trichy.
Entire credit to the increase in the annual tonnage of 461MT (2007-2008) to 705MT (2011-2012) and latest 2012-2013 achieved 584MT upto Nov-2012 (8months).
Professional Trainings Attended:
7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Signature Program by M/s.Franklin Covey.
Executive Development Program organized by TAFE
Sourcing Strategies Pipes and tubes development by Tubes Investment of India.
Costing and Negotiation Skills training organized by TAFE
Welding Engineer Training conducted by M/s. BHEL Trichy. (WRI-Trichy)
National Workshop on Industrial Pollution conducted by All India Council for Technical Education
Course Completion on Lean Supply Chain conducted by Institute for Supply Management.
• English & Tamil – proficient
• Telugu – speak & understand(Mother Language)
Date of Birth : 08-05-1986 (Age: 30yrs)
Contact Address : 3A-14 DABC Mithilam, Sriram Nagar Mn Road, Nolambur,
Passport Details : P3369151 Valid Upto: Aug 28, 2026
Marital Status : Married
Reference : To be furnished upon request
(Ravi.K.V dt 23rd Nov, 2019)