Highly qualified strategic sourcing and procurement professional with proven record of accomplishments in bottom-line profitability and break through productivity increases within purchasing, strategic sourcing and supply chain management. Effective in strategy creation and execution; knowledgeable in all facets of strategic sourcing on direct and indirect spend categories, purchasing, inventory planning and materials management. Strong interpersonal, analytical and communication skills utilized to work with cross-functional teams to achieve stretch goals. Team oriented, quality driven and highly effective negotiation skills in domestic and international arenas.
JD Edwards ( Purchasing module) - Procure to Pay implementation
People soft financials ( purchasing module, e-Procurement and Financials)
MS Office Proficient ( Advanced Excel skills like V-look ups , pivot tables , PowerPoint presentations )
Strategic Sourcing Analyst July 2015 to November 2015New York University － New York City, NY
Negotiate, contracts with vendors for new and existing research projects for NYU School of medicine.
Manage indirect spend categories of clinical and non-clinical goods, capital goods purchase and service agreements and medical equipment require for the execution of the projects.
Manage the sourcing activities of materials like chemical reagents, lab supplies, medical devices, equipment for clinical research trials and initiation of the new research and clinical trial projects.
Oversee and execute contracts, agreements, creation of RFP's, RFQ's and RFI's to provide the complete techno-commercial support to the respective teams for smoothing the process and reviewing the SOW and coordination with the internal stake holders for the execution of the SOW's.
Worked directly with the buyers and managed new vendor on boarding process, evaluating the vendor performance.
Utilized advanced skills in Microsoft excel to create v-lookups and pivot tables for tracking materials and performing costs analysis, categorizing data, report manipulation and working closely with data analytics team to for interpretation of the data and sourcing, budgeting and consolidations.
Experience working on Qualtrics survey tool and creating Presentations on power-point for comparing the data analysis with global standards and providing strategic ideas for improvising in the required areas for better compliance and quality of service.
Worked with the cross-functional various teams like finance, clinical research, medical research team, and keeping a close track on the organizational expenditure in line with the budget and grants, and strategize cost savings initiatives by with complete analytical reporting on cost, inventory and volume based strategy.
Buyer November 2014 to July 2015Amneal Pharmaceuticals － Bridgewater, New Jersey
Sourcing and direct procurement of pharmaceutical raw materials (API's , Intermediates , excipients , packaging components) ,engineering goods ,capital goods purchase and marketing supplies for all the commercial manufacturing, new product launches and R&D facilities.
Part of the change control review and document management team for any new product development.
Used QUMAS tool for managing all the change control related activities.
Sourcing of materials for R&D trials, clinical research, new and alternate vendor development, initiation of the new projects and solving FDA deficiencies for any existing research and commercial projects.
Creating and executing purchase orders and monitoring the shipment of the product and performing inventory management.
Member of procure to pay project implementation team and provided necessary recommendations to smoothen the process from purchasing perspective.
Managed, negotiated and reviewed contracts, agreements and worked directly with the legal and business strategy team to provide the complete techno-commercial support to the respective area adding value to the process building initiatives.
Working with the cross-functional teams like finance, legal, business development, marketing and sales , market research, pricing and analytics team , quality assurance, production and R&D and keeping a close track on the company expenditure and target savings of about 5-7%.
Senior Analyst February 2012 to December 2013Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
A vertically integrated department directly monitored by Managing Director of the company with total annual purchase of approximately Rs.2 billion with target savings of 5-8%.
Served on several international and domestic assignments in direct procurement of the active pharmaceuticals ingredient (API), excipients and primary packaging material (PPM) for outsourced finish formulations for semi-regulated and regulated markets.
Supported the new product development (NPD) team by performing sourcing functions for the new product launches, perform spend analysis and cost management in line with the marketing spend budget.
Collaborated and partnered with the internal stake holders like marketing and sales team, market research team, business development team and monitor the product launches from the sourcing perspective and provide complete end to end business support for running a product launch campaign.
Manage and finalize the best price by means of yearly, half yearly or quarterly contract, negotiate with Vendors, distributors and freight forwarders as per the comparative analysis and latest market trends.
Negotiated transportation contracts, international freight shipments, and inbound and outbound freight budgets to minimize expense budget target nationally and globally.
Executed floating enquiry for new requirements by monitoring the market scenario for the raw materials prices and negotiated with the vendors and freight forwarders.
Played pivotal role in an inflated economy by continuously achieving the target savings and achieved over Rs.
15 million in target savings from consolidation of alternate vendors, carriers; renegotiation of carrier contracts; supplier paid freight agreements; and approved freight routing compliance audits with suppliers.
Developed and managed new procurement channels from grass root level and added secondary vendors by sending the samples to the analytical R&D for approval process to initiate the commercial procurement as part of new/alternate vendor development to enhance cost cutting and uninterrupted material supply for smooth functioning of the manufacturing facilities.
Liaison between the manufacturing site, finance department, analytical R&D, market research team and the vendors regarding any technical or commercial query as a part of Supply Chain System.
Closely monitoring the OTIF and maintain score 90% and outperformed every year with two promotions in two years.
Masters of Pharmacy : Industrial Pharmacy, April 2011Sumandeep Vidyapeeth University
Post Graduate Diploma : Patents Law, April 2011NALSAR University of LawIndiaPatents Law
Bachelors : Pharmacy Rajiv, August 2009Gandhi University of Health SciencesPharmacy Rajiv
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