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Manager - Supply chain(Procurement, demand planning,Material planning)

Doha, Qatar
April 21, 2020

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V**B, Ezdan **, Al-Wukair, Qatar.

Mobile: +974- 50024584



Desire a career arrangement that will provide a challenging opportunity to significantly contribute to an organization’s efficiency, profitability and growth.

Key skills

Self-motivated, determined, good learner, problem solving, logical, creative, flexible approach and attitude with strong oral and written communication skills.

Professional Qualification:

Professional Bachelor degree in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering with 61% aggregate (AMIETE (Eqvt. to B.TECH) 1997-2001 (4 Years)

Professional Diploma (Post graduate) in Computer applications from Delhi University with 75 % aggregate 1999-2000 (18 months).

Working Experience :

Company Name: Qatar Airways.

Designation: Manager – Material Planning

Duration: Jan 2015- Mar 2020 (5+ years)

Job Profile :

Lead the team of planning officers and lead planning officers and manage the Airbus fleet.

Responsible for negotiations and preparation of contracts concerning material purchase, component maintenance and the management of the repair cycle.

Successfully delivered many projects involving complex procurement (more than worth USD 1M.

Responsible for collating with Sales, Procurement, Maintenance, engineering services and other related departments for the requirements.

Responsible for consulting and liaise with the aircraft / component manufacturer and repair agencies regarding technical data to resolve or clarify issues related to the parts used during repairs of aircraft parts, tooling and other materials.

Increased sale of obsolete parts by reviewing inventory on a regular basis and determine slow or non-moving parts, obsolete parts, and surplus materials that can be offered on sale, loan or exchange to other airlines or companies.

Review RSPL, inventory / float levels to determine optimum part holding ensuring business cases are well prepared and justified.

Increased the standards to a “Five Star” standard and ensure mechanisms are in place to monitor and take necessary actions to minimize open defects.

Increased the service levels of Supply chain and set KPIs.

Reduced the budget by 30% by proper planning, controlling and administering supply chain budget.

Achieved the 70% increase in the inventory turns ration by identifying Cost optimization techniques to run the operation at reduced cost.

Developed lean process and manage implementation of policies, procedures and objectives for Supply Chain to maximize efficiency and productivity.


Lead the lease return activity for Airbus fleet and manage to save in USD 1.1 M on 2 recent AC.

Manage to find the alternative cost effective maintenance solutions to accomplish out the task. Saved appx USD 250K on A380 fleet Hepa filters and USD 300K on A330 Bogie beam replacements.

Manage to identify the excess cost being driven away in terms of repair quotations to the respective department and ways to recover the money back. Saved appx USD 170K on the A380 pressure sensors.

Promoted in 3 years to Manager – material planning and control.

Company Name: Spicejet Airlines Pvt Ltd, Delhi.

Designation: Planning Engineer.

Duration: Aug 2013-Jan 2015. (1.5 years)

Job Profile :

Preparation of strategy for maintaining inventory stock levels.

Logistics movement of materials network wide to support maintenance activities,

Forecast of materials in advance and initiate sourcing the parts.

Involved in negotiation of parts in accordance with long term maintenance plans.

Assist in providing alternate parts to the requirement in low cost.

Maintain a system of work package preparation C checks and redelivery checks to include all scheduled routine and non-routine maintenance.

Tracking the Heavy Maintenance Checks Progress on daily basis.

Create, Maintain and update the long term Fleet Maintenance Plans and forecasting maintenance Checks circulating to all stake holders.

Work closely with OAL for necessary hangar support, ground equipment support, specialist Technical Services and other services outside the scope of Spicejet.

Liaise with Operations and MRO for Heavy Maintenance Visits.

Tracking free of charge and Payable Modification kite per each AD/SB/SL and ensue same is preloaded prior to heavy Maintenance visit.

Material planning for heavy maintenance and line maintenance tasks.

Company Name: Air India Sats Pvt Ltd, Delhi.

Designation: Duty Officer.

Duration: Nov 2012-Aug 2013.

Job Profile :

Supervision of the day-to-day Operational requirement for the airlines in customer services.

Leading a team of 27 executives serving airlines Air Mauritius, Mahan Air.

Company Name: Dana Air Limited, Lagos, Nigeria.

Designation: Asst manager Materials and Planning.

Duration: May 2010-Mar-2011. (8 Months)

Aircrafts: MD83, Learjet 45XR

Job Profile :

Supervision of the day-to-day running of the planning department

Develop long term aircraft maintenance plan.

Purchasing activities of the spare parts and tooling.

Analyze current stock levels to identify potential shortages or excess of assets, and determine appropriate repair or replenishment action.

Arrange for the alternative materials and vendor for the difficult parts.

Expedite the delivery of parts in the shops or to other stations. Tracing and tracking of ongoing shipments.

Monitor outstation stock situation and develop a system to monitor and replenish outstation stock.

Issuing, follow up and negotiation of warranty claims and settlements with aircraft and Engine manufacturers, Engineering services and vendors.

Preparation of Work Packages using Excel, ARMS and CAMP System prior work commencing. Carry out a Card controller role for in progress maintenance checks and close off the relevant Work Packages on completion of maintenance check.

Liaise with Head of Maintenance to plan scheduled and non-scheduled maintenance inputs in-house in respect of hangar scheduling and manpower planning.

Company Name: Interglobe General Aviation, Delhi.

Designation: Asst Manager Warranty and Material Planning.

Duration: Feb 2009-Jul 2009 (6 months)

Aircrafts: Hawker Beechcraft

Job Profile :

Given historical and forecasted demand patterns, make recommendations to stock level changes where required. Monitor and review the inventory / stock level and stock movement.

Issuing, follow up and negotiation of Company and Customer warranty claims and settlements with aircraft and Engine manufacturers. Decides on and take appropriate follow up action on rejected claims.

Monitoring and supervising SB/AD/MOD for compliance, upkeep of technical publications and aircraft records.

Review schedules to determine materials and parts requirements and ensure materials are available according to schedules. Communicate with Purchasing Department to resolve potential or realized material issues / shortages. Also assist in sourcing new suppliers.

Highlight, track and expedite delivery of urgent parts.

Develop good communication relationship with the internal and external customers to adjust schedules as needed to support changing customer priorities / delivery dates.

Lead Planning activities for assigned planned maintenance by analyzing and coordinating material and production activities required to meet the scheduled delivery of Customer aircrafts or Forecast Delivery Schedule.

Prepare warranty status report and the expenditure report for management meetings.

Company Name: Jet Airways (I) Ltd, Delhi.

Designation: Planning Engineer Grade 3

Duration: Sept-2003-Feb 2009. (5.5 Years)

Job Profile :

To keep a vigil on Inbound/Outbound Logistics based on the station requirements and Aircraft requirements. Be aware of and anticipate supply short fall, highlighting any issues and take corrective action.

Responsible for forecasting & monitoring aircraft maintenance scheduled checks for maintaining the aircraft continuous airworthiness.

Planning & assurance of materials from Network-wide to facilitate the completion of maintenance of the aircraft. Monitor outstation stock situation and develop a system to monitor and replenish outstation stock.

Leading Planning department at Delhi station managing a team of 8 planners.

Coordinate with Maintenance and Procurement team during heavy maintenance visits.

Develop system and procedures to improve efficiency with planning and production system.

Company Name: Jet Airways (I) Ltd, Delhi.

Designation: Senior Customer Service Executive.

Duration: Sept 2000-Aug 2003.

Job Profile

Supervising the team of 10 Executives in the ground services. .

Company Name: Indian Airlines, Delhi.

Duration: July 2000-Sept 2000.

Projects Undertaken as Trainee, EDP department.

Dak Management System based on Visual Basic Software with Microsoft Excel as Database.

Catering management System based on Visual Basic Software with Microsoft Excel as Database.

Personal Details :

Date of Birth: - 27/01/1979

Father’s Name: - Mr. Suresh Dandona

Nationality: - Indian

Passport: - Available

Residency Permit:- Qatar RP 279********

Relocation:- Ok to re-locate

Computer Proficiency: - Ms Office excel

ERP systems proficiency:- AMOS, TRAX, RAL

Family status: - Married with 10 years old daughter & 2 years old son.

Languages known: - English, Hindi, Punjabi.

Place: Doha, Qatar


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