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SENIOR MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL
Procurement & Sourcing Vendor Management Commercial Operations
COMPETENCIES A BRIEF OVERVIEW
Managerial An astute & result oriented leader with proven success of over 19
years in various aspects of Supply Chain Management.
Strategy Planning Expertise in procurement management activities involving planning,
Best Practices techno-commercial negotiations, scheduling and procurement of
Executive Leadership components, materials and services from various sources.
Functional Proficient in supervising & controlling the logistics processes & services
at vendors end and providing valuable suggestions for efficiency
Organizational Growth Initiatives
Managing & leading teams for smooth operations & experience of
developing service standards for business excellence.
Sourcing & Procurement Adept at ensuring optimum inventory levels to achieve maximum cost
Vendor Localization savings without hampering the operations.
Negotiation Deft at initiating cost reduction initiatives consolidating tasks,
Inventory Control eliminating non-value-added processes & complete re-engineering of
Budgetary / Cost Reduction processes and systems.
Commercial Operations Demonstrated analytical skills with proven expertise in communication
Documentation and relationship management.
Team Management Personal Traits:
Driven to succeed and excel.
Committed to value for all stakeholders.
Seasoned and effective negotiator.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Procurement / Materials Management: Formulating and implementing the procurement strategy by developing /
modifying strategy for purchase and establishing methods to achieve project targets. Planning, organizing and controlling
all requisite activities to perform such as sourcing, techno – commercial evaluation, negotiation, recommendation,
ordering, inspection, expediting & tracking, reporting, logistics, delivery and payment processing.
Vendor Development: Assessing the performance of the vendors based on various criterions such as percentage for
rejections, quality improvement rate, timely delivery, credit terms, etc. Overseeing follow-up with vendors for
deliverables, and quality checks & ensuring timely payments.
Inventory Control: Ensuring quality, delivery and budget objectives are met as per organizational guidelines. Managing
operations ensuring optimum inventory levels to achieve maximum cost savings without hampering the operations.
Designing strategies for indigenizing products thus saving cost and revenue for the company.
Commercial Operations: Liaising with inspection agencies / regulatory authorities for obtaining necessary sanctions /
clearances and ensuring conformance to the quality standards of the materials supplied. Conceptualizing and implementing
competent business strategies to market a wide range of products and achieve pre-set sales and profit targets.
Since Dec’10: Synthite industries Ltd., India as GM – Procurement
Revamping the procurement strategies to incorporate SAP.
Planned all procurement related to Spices , Florals Like Jasmine , Marigold , Tuberose And Mimosa , Green Chilli , Green
Tea , Gymenema , Boswellia , Paprika , Tomatoes , Spinach , Solvents , raw materials , packaging , and spares.
Managing the appropriate level of inventory monitoring the slow / non – moving and rejected goods.
Choosing the vendors and entering into strategic agreements for supply of raw materials at prefixed prices.
Supervising a trained and efficient team of field executives to manage the contract farming operations in Tamil Nadu
Devising strategies to procure from the local market and international markets if required.
Monitoring movement of prices of major raw materials in the global market.
Preparing weekly reports to the Managing Director and to keep the management well informed of all major prices
changes, crop shortages and any other information required in the smooth and efficient running of the business.
Oct’08 – Oct’10: Nas Foods Plc , Ethiopia , Addis Ababa , Africa as Head – Commercial
Reviewed the working of the department and the staff and suggested the ways of improvements to the Management.
Managed the controlling activities related to the procurement and supplies of wheat grains, sugar, shortenings,
chemicals, flavours & packaging for the factory operations.
Organised activities related the procurement of commodities like ginger, sesame, chillies and sales related to trading
Planned and initiated backward integration projects for oil seeds, paprika, wheat grains and other joint venture
Handled ISO related tasks and for other certifications as necessary.
Fine-tuned the Monthly Procurement Plan generated; avoided out of stock situation for all materials and allocated the
quantities to be procured between the available suppliers in the most cost effective way to ensure timely delivery.
Ensured that all the functions in the purchase/procurement department worked efficiently and smoothly
Introduced new suppliers for new products required by the Sales & Marketing Department and arranged samples etc.
Monitored slow / non-moving / rejected goods lying in the warehouse and liaise with production / quality /sales /
suppliers for disposition of the same.
Assessed the total procurement cost for each category of items on quarterly basis and submitted to the Management
with comments in order to reduce the overall cost.
Maintained proper level of inventory for each item in such a manner to avoid over-stocking, under-stocking and
stoppage of production / sales.
Actively engaged local suppliers manufacturing essential items to supply on par with imported prices and with the
same quality as imported items thereby reducing dependency on imports and foreign exchange to the tune of USD$
100 000 + and in a span of two years.
Successfully sourced cheaper and quality products required for textile and biscuit lines in time.
Sep’ 00 – Sep’08: Synthite Industrial Chemicals Ltd., as Sr.Manager- Extension / Materials
Handled the timely procurement and supply of marigold flowers (25000 – 30000 MT) from both domestic and
marigold meal from international suppliers.
Procured pepper and chillies from domestic markets.
Devised strategies for procurement & headed backward integration projects for Marigold, Chillies, Tomato, Vanilla,
Turmeric, Spinach, Rosemary, Chamomile, Jasmine, Cissus, etc.
Involved in internal audits to meet ISO 9001:2000 requirements.
Improved sales for Oleoresins and Floral extracts by implementing sales & promotional strategies.
Ensured 100% recovery on credit advanced to suppliers.
Streamlined procurement operations; defined roles for vendors to supply required seasonal raw materials on time
and for specified quality to meet customer’s commitments.
Diversified backward integration projects to countries like Sri Lanka and Cambodia, to save on raw material cost and
was able to realise a savings of USD$ 150 000 + along with my team.
Dec’91-Aug’00: A.V. Thomas Natural Products Ltd. as Dy.Manager-Commercial
Managed the day to day production operations entailing; analysed the purchase of raw materials ( pepper , chilli ,
ginger , turmeric ) according to schedule, expediting raw materials
Managed the procurement of marigold flowers through backward integration projects to the tune of about 35000 –
Analysed the cost analysis with domestic and international suppliers; initiated yearly contracts with freight carriers
worth $1100000 for 120000 MT of raw material and ensured recovery of above 90% on credit advanced to suppliers.
Ensured maximum capacity utilization of freight carriers through various incentives
Imparted training to employees in inspection of quality parameters for raw materials.
Prepared budget and analysed budgeted vs actuals.
Arranged samples from new suppliers and/or for new requirements/development and ensured timely production trial
is arranged with production department on the right products & with suppliers suggested mixing ratios.
2001 MBA (Advertising & Sales) from M.K. University.
1991 B.Sc. (Physics) from M.G. University.
IT FORTE: Conversant with MS Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint & Internet Applications.
Date of Birth : 4th September, 1970
Languages Known : Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada and Amharic (Language of Ethiopia)
Address : No. 4, MGR Street, Thondamuthur Road, Coimbatore-641041
Vice Chairman - Indian Products ltd
Jayanthi Group of Cos
Mob : 098952 33117
Mr.Sibi K Thomas
VP - Procurement
AVT Mc Cormick Ingredients Ltd.,
Cochin , Kerala
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Mob : 098460 46984