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Procurment / Buyer - Marine Equipment & Bulk Material


To work in ship building / offshore industry at senior management level assignments in Materials Management/Purchase/Supply Chain/Inventory Management with an organization of repute


Pipavav Shipyard Limited (Since May 2008)

Position : Manager-Procurement (Shipbuilding)

Pipavav shipyard Ltd is one of the biggest shipyard in Asia. Presently building bulk carriers of 74.5k DWT capacity as well as Offshore Support Vessel (1500 DWT).

Key Result Areas

• Managing complete supply chains function for shipbuilding equipments & bulk raw materials (Global Sourcing), Yard Infrastructure and consumables for Bulk Carrier Project 74.5 K DWT- 26 Nos / OSV – 12 Nos.

• Infrastructure support activity - handling various capital equipment packages.

• Close interaction between ship designer, ship owner, yard and supplier for various activities.

• As a support function for Naval & Offshore project bidding.

• Involved in implementation of various management initiatives like ERP & ISO 9001.

Ispat Industries Limited, Mumbai (June 2006 – April 2008)

• Managing MM functions involving determining objectives, designing & implementing control systems in consultation with top management.

• Presently handling project procurement and capital procurement activities through e-procurement system in SAP. Negotiations, Finalization of Commercial parameters with respect to Legal obligations for critical equipments, spares, in order to cater to the needs in timely completion of projects.

• Implemented MRP & Desktop system in SAP and smooth operation of the same.

• Maintaining proper stock level of MRP items.

• Demand forecasting and replenishment of all items covered under Operational Procurement by implementing proper systems and control.

• Complete MIS related to Project procurement, Capital and Operational Spares.

Varroc Engineering Pvt. Ltd. Aurangabad (Feb. 2004 - June 2006)

ISO TS-16949 Certification company with Group turn over Rs 960 Crores, Company is involved in manufacturing of automobiles components like Plastic & Rubber molded parts, Seating system (2W) Electrical & Precision engine components to major Automobiles giants like Bajaj Auto, Honda Motors , Mahindra , Taco , General Motors etc.

• Procurement of Plastic, Rubber & Press components.

• Scheduling and Procurement of CRCA Steel.

• Independently handled procurement of Tool Room Division comprising of Capital equipments, Plastic injection moulds, Jigs & Fixtures, Special types of Ferrous and Non Ferrous material for mould manufacturing, Mould bases, Tooling, and production consumables. Finalization of Annual Rate Contracts, price negotiations, deriving Reorder Levels (ROL) based on consumption patterns.

• New initiatives, active participation in development of new models, designs, Make or Buy decision makings, suggestion for new designs etc.

Self Employed (Aug 2002 - Feb 2004)

Significant contribution in self business of Manufacturing Special Purpose Machines, Automation, Trading of Pneumatic, Hydraulic and Instrumentation products.

List of some major jobs done related to Design, Manufacturing and Automation.

• Modified the conveyor system to cope up with enhanced frequencies of material flow & handling by Robot with sophisticated technology in order to increase the production rate.

• Aluminum riveting machine for Tube light holder cap to enhance the productivity to 1.0 lacs pieces per day.

• Design & manufacturing of Copper tube cutting machine for domestic appliances..

• Design & manufacturing of Copper tube bending fixtures for domestic appliances.

• Design & manufacturing of Bearing assembly press with auto grease feeding mechanism.

• Design of Hydraulic work station / lifting jack for 2 wheeler service station.

• Design of Hydraulic, Pneumatic and Hydro-Pneumatic Presses of capacity 1-30 Ton.

Videocon Appliances Limited , Chitegaon Auranagbad ( April 1996 - Aug 2002)

World class home appliances manufacturing company

Handled procurement of Capital Equipment, Moulds, Jigs and Fixtures, Tooling , Production consumables and Machinery Spares, in Refrigeration Division.

Independently handled procurement of all types of materials pertains to Machine Building Division.

Greaves Limited , Chikalthana , Aurangabad (Feb. 1995 - March 1996)

ISO 9002 company engaged in manufacturing Diesel Engines , Pump sets and Diesel Gensets,.

Worked in Vendor Development Dept. looked after assement of vendors, vendor ratings, enhancement of vendor base, vendor follow up, negotiations in respect of techno commercial terms, identification of technological changes, selection of suitable vendors etc.

In addition to above well acquainted with following experience & skills of materials management

Costing and Cost Management

• Cost analysis of Machining, Sheet Metals, Plastic and Rubber molded components.

• Costing of newly developed components.

• Preparation & implementation of Cost reduction plan.

Product Development

• Developed various parts such as Turned, Press, Plastic, Casting, Rubber Molded, Alternate Machinery Spare, Various Moulds and Dies.

• Understand and communicate technical requirement to suppliers.

• Localize imported components as per Quality, Cost and Delivery norms for cost reduction.

Vendor Development

• Select, develop and finalize supplier for manufacturing of Machined, Sheet metal, Plastic parts, Tools , Jigs , Fixtures and Moulds.

• Develop a new vendor through the process of sourcing , selection , capability assessment , tryouts, setting quality parameters.

• Assess and Audit vendors for Systems , Capacities and Capabilities

Industrial Training attended

? Just In Time ? ISO 9000 / TS16949 ? Negotiation Skill ? APQP / FMEA ? PPAP ? TPM ? Strategic Sourcing


Educational Credentials

• B.E. (Production ) from Jawaharlal Nehru Engineering College , Aurangabad.

• Graduate Diploma In Materials Management from Indian Institute of Materials Management, Banglore.

• Diploma in International Trade from Indian Institute of Materials Management, Baroda.

• Presently perusing for MBA (MM) from Institute of Materials Management, Mumbai



Professional Skills

• Good negotiation & Communication skills

• Strong interacting strength.

• Sincere , Confident, Loyal and hard working.

• Strong information network , required for tactical interaction and settlement.

• Handles crises effectively in win/win context keeping organizational interest on top..


Navi Mumbai, Maharastra,
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