Objective; Aspiring for Mid/Senior level positions to provide functional solutions in /Logistics / Materials Management / Supply Chain Management/Logistics Management. Very strong focus on customers & Business needs and ensuring timely and safe execution.
*Designing and implementing cost effective transport solution
*Strong problem solving, analytical & communication skills.
*Encourage/Motivate team for talent development and lead Supply chain & Logistics function.
Proficient end-user in AS400/CMMS3/SAPR3 and have good working knowledge of Microsoft Word/Excel/Power point and other management ERP.
Development and implementation of cycle counting Developed standard work and performance matrices for the entire plant Review and development of procedures as per ISO 9001 Lead new ERP software implementation at the plant level Worked closely with IT and ERP software supplier to improve the efficiency of the ERP software IT related projects: Bar-coded Receipts: Designed and implemented Bar-coded System for Receipt of Local Parts.
This had reduced data entries time (over 95%) and improved the accuracy of data.
e-VISA System: Designed screen layouts & provided functional support in development of e-VISA (Vendor Integrated System Access V- prompt: Provides HMI's Real time Production and Materials data.
Also the status of bills of vendors is available.
ez- buy: Provides Soft Copy of Purchase orders to vendors and extracts Receipt details from vendors.
Job Order & Returnable gate pass, security system: developed e2e System for managing bailment parts and Sale basis parts.
Designed the process, functional flow and implemented system for managing Returnable & Non- returnable parts for direct and indirect materials throughout the company.
Security system on implementation changed from recording of incoming and outgoing materials in ledger through barcoding.
This system on implementation gave total control of all the materials going out/in of/to the company.
Container Management System: System for managing and for easy traceability of containers in plant.
Benefits of this system are easy traceability and aging of containers in plant can be easily highlighted and thus avoiding the demurrages.
Assistant Manager04/2007 to 03/2011Samsung India Electronicsindia, Tamilnadu
Handling Inventory Management & Distribution through WMS ERP along with automation of systems and processes.
Enable scale and complexity-Build Supply chain infrastructure to cope with business growth as required.
Implement & Monitor the organizations Security & Regulatory policy in Supply chain network.
Key Business Achievements & Responsibility Ford India - Mar 2011 ~ till date -Material procurement & Logistics Responsible for leading, developing, and executing all aspects of planning, buying, plant scheduling, capacity planning, warehousing, logistics, and materials management to optimize on-time delivery to customers.
Manage the development of personnel to create and implement standardized systems, improved processes and advanced technology to drive continuous improvement and optimize efficiencies of the supply chain.
Key Achievements Estimated Freight savings of USD 1.1 Million/year with new process improvement/VSM.
Salvage the USD 11Million the multiple sourced BOM parts for transmission with cross functional team.
Received the APA recognise Award from Ford Global CEO-Allen Mulley) Played a Key role in process development System design for the Supply process, logistics network Built key strategic relationship between service partner and ensured e2e System and process design for readiness of any new launch.
Major Contributions Implemented scheduled attainment with capacity and mix analysis to control manufacturing output and develop cross functional relationships, improving delivery to customers by 7% over a 2 month period.
Developing S&OP process through education and collaboration with sales and marketing as well as with operations, engineering and planning to more reliably and consistently deliver to the customer.
Leading Value Stream Map lean activity focused on receiving, warehousing, replenishment, and shipping.
Opportunities to better align job duties and cross training have been identified as quick wins.
Cross training matrix has been implemented leading to better flexibility of workforce and higher efficiency.
Roles & Responsibilities Procurement of Import materials from all over the World (Particularly from Korea, China, Thailand, Taiwan, & Japan).
Monitor the Lead time and vendor performance & Negotiation with Vendor about the Cost, Delivery & Terms.
Monitor the raw material price accordingly involved in CR activity & procurement.
Monitor the vendor performance interms of Quality, cost & delivery, expedite the parts for the Current plan & Monitor the market fluctuation.
Effective materials management and inventory control to maintain smooth flow of materials for production with minimum inventory.
Monitoring Inventory Costs and minimizing slow & non-moving stock Cost reduction through alternate sourcing, value engineering & Localization Nominate the forwarder based on lower Cost & Best Performance.
Co-ordinate with IT team to provide the functional information about SCM at the time of Implementation an ERP system.
Monitor the ECN Change & Reduce the material Loss.
Grade-703/2011Ford Motor IndiaChennau, Tamilnadu
Technical Associate 01/2001 to 04/2007Hyundai Motor India LimitedIndia, Tamilnadu
Responsible for customizing and configuration of MM Module, Inventory management and releasing orders to supplier/HMC- Korea.
Improved the on time delivery by reducing the back log of over 2 months to zero Reduction in inventory value by $1.5 million without stock outs thereby improving inventory turns.
3rd party logistic company analysis, selection and approval with implementation of Transportation Management system Kanban development- In house and suppliers Single piece flow production line development Development of super market and point-of-use inventory Lead the company through the wall-to-wall physical count and worked with bank auditors.
Bachelor of Engineering (Instrumentation)May-2007Anna UniversityiNDIA, Tamilnadu, India