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15 years of Experience in Purchasing, Vendor Development & Strategic Sourcing.

Creating Value in Supply Chain by improving Organization’s Procurement efficiencies, Global Sourcing, Cost & Supply Risk Management.

Technical background with Supply Chain Management skill, studied 4 years Diploma in Tool & Die Making (IDTR, Jamshedpur) & Post Graduate Diploma in Materials Management (IIMM, Kolkata).

Current Organisation
  • Patton International Ltd., Kolkata
  • Manager Sourcing
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  • Key Responsibility
    1. Sourcing of Raw Materials, Packaging, bought out Parts & high value spares & consumable – Managing spend of approx. 150 Crores per annum. Guiding a team of 8 Purchasers, stationed at 4 different Factories. 2. Directly responsible for Procurement Planning, Supplier Selection, Negotiation, Contract & MIS of following categories – Raw materials - Precision Tubes, Aluminum Alloys, Pure Zinc & Zinc Alloys, Hot Rolled/Cold Rolled/Galvanized Sheet & Coils, Plastic Granules, BOM Components directs & subcontracting Packaging – Corrugated Box, Boards & Corners, Wooded Pallets, Plastics Packaging etc. Other major spend like SPM, Tools & Dies, Subcontracting, Plating Chemicals, Oil & Lubricants etc. 3. Improve procurement efficiencies, Implement sustainable cost reduction and management program. Prepare and implement Procurement Strategies for boosting cost competitiveness. 4. Guide & Train Purchasers, Stores & Production Teams for optimum inventory levels to avoid over-stocking / wastage.
Previous Experience
  • Hindusthan National Glass & Inds. Ltd., Kolkata & Bahadurgarh
  • Dy. Manager – Purchase, Materials Management & System
  • Key Responsibility
    1. Purchasing and Vendor Development of Raw Materials & Packaging, managing spend of Rs. 200 Crore/annum. Major items are Silica Sand, Soda Ash, Corrugated Box etc. 2. Monitor Procurement activities of all plants across India and Report to COO. 3. Analyzes, develops and implements strategic plans to improve Purchase KPIs like Purchase efficiency (Requisition to Order cycle time), Delivery efficiency (Order delivery date vs actual delivery date), Procurement ROI, Cost Reduction and Cost Avoidance, Supply base optimization (reduce supply base for leverage item and develop alternate source for bottleneck item). 4. Import, CAPEX & Project Purchase –Machines & Accessories, Equipment, Fabricated products, Structural Steel etc. 5. SAP – Master Data Maintenance and Power User for MM Module.
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  • Gontermann-Peipers (India) Ltd., Pailan, WB
  • Assistant Manager – Purchase
  • Key Responsibility
    1. Managed procurement of raw materials, refractory & consumables for melting and foundry (domestic & import), mechanical items & spares which were used in production and maintenance - Casting, Forging, Machining and Sheet Metal Parts 2. Facilitated costing, price negotiation and vendor selection to award Purchase Orders & Contracts for assigned commodities. Coordinated with quality personnel for resolutions to Supplier Quality concerns; ensured timely and effective containment and long-term resolution of each concern
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  • Hindustan Motors Ltd., Hindmotor, WB
  • Designation
    Superintendent - Materials
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  • Key Responsibility
    1. Managed the sourcing of proprietary items such as Power Units, Transmissions, Propeller & Intermediate Steering Shaft, Steering Wheels, Radiators, Power Steering Wheels, Wheel Rim and AC Kit. 2. Procuring forgings, machining and mechanical items, raw materials and machine spares 3. Outsourcing the machining job work - CNC Turning, VMC & HMC 4. Facilitated RFQ/RFP process, supplier selection, negotiation, PO placing, delivery follow-up and supplier quality improvement
  • Knorr-Bremse India Pvt. Ltd., Faridabad
  • Sr. Engineer – Sourcing
  • Key Responsibility
    1. Supported vendor development for Forging (Steel and Aluminum), Casting (Cast Iron, SG Iron, Steel & Aluminum), Machining (CNC Turning, VMC & HMC) and Sheet Metal Stamping; contributed in: 2. Finalizing the development procedure for product samples 3. Conducting price negotiations and working on SAP System 4. Maintaining technical co-ordination and supplier quality improvement
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Older Experience
  • Oct’03 - Feb’04: Omax Autos Ltd., Dharuhera, Haryana as Junior Engineer Nov’02 - Oct’03: Rasandik Engineering Inds. (I) Ltd., Sohna, Haryana as Trainee Engineer
Education & Training
  • Highest Qualification
    Post Graduate Diploma in Materials Management [2-year GDMM contact + 1-year distance] from Indian Institute of Materials Management, Kolkata & Delhi in 2017; secured 68.4%
  • Previous Education & Training
    4 years Diploma in Tool Engineering (Tool & Die Making) from Indo-Danish Tool Room, Jamshedpur, AICTE in 2002; secured 79.7% XII from Jamshedpur Cooperative Collage, Jamshedpur, BIEC, Patna in 1997; secured 67.2% X from Ram Krishna Mission LISH School, Jamshedpur, BSEB, Patna in 1995; secured 65%
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14/T, S P C Road,
Kolkata - 70 061

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