Visionary Supply Chain Management professional with more than 22 years of performance driven experience in operations, production planning, procurement & logistics. Good experience in lean manufacturing and six sigma with proven track record of accelerating revenue growth through strategic thinking & long term vision. Seeking for a challenging role in supply chain & operations where my entrepreneurial vision can be utilized for growth of organization.
September 2014 to Current
AKG India Pvt. Ltd. CoimbatoreSupply Chain Manager
May 2013 to June 2014
Sakthi AssociatesManaging Consultant
October 2008 to November 2011
KOB Medical TextilesDeputy Manager Key SAP Coordinator
SM Apparel Jun'06 - Apr'08.
Designation: Factory Manager - Planning, Production and Materials.
August 1989 to May 2003
SRF LimitedAsst Superintendent
Planning, Materials and Production Key responsibilities & achievements: AKG India Pvt.
Coimbatore: Responsible for end-to-end supply chain of AKG heat exchangers products.
Heading the planning & procurement team Achieved a 40% of overall inventory reduction within a span of 1 year despite increasing business scenario.
Mentored the procurement team and developed 120 new products raising up to various challenges Successfully handled multiple projects on cooling systems manufacturing and consistently attained delivery targets with good efficiency.
Close co-ordination with sales department to map the business plan and to optimize the material flow & reducing the cost.
Improved overall productivity by establishing roles & responsibilities that clearly defines tasks for employees.
Develop Filter Mesh for Industrial applications, Market launch and Business growth.
Lead a team of Technical and logistics managers in application design for Nylon mesh.
Reporting directly to Managing Director, holding senior position Identifying the Local sources for raw materials 50% cost saving.
Identified and Established material sources and actively participated in price negotiations.
Developed a engineering design, vendor identification and fabrication of HEAT SET unit.
Ram has initiated and developed a process control/ QA system for manufacturing.
KOB Medical Textiles: Directly responsible for developing Demand program and Annual Sales and Operations Planning.
Defined and established objective measurement systems for Key performance Indicators of Supply Chain Process Established and supervised Purchasing system for Cotton Yarn / Packing Materials Reporting directly to the COO, holding senior position On time Delivery to Customers @ 95% Back orders as low as <4% inventory="" turn="">5 per year Plant utilization >90% Premium Freight Reduction - Practically Zero Order Lead Time Reduced from 8 to 6 weeks SM Apparel: As Planning and Materials Manager, responsible for factory operation in terms of PP and Logistics Oversee Quality assurance and inspection processes and manage Quality teams to meet with clients requirements SRF Limited: Joined as Engineer Trainee and rose to Assistant Superintendent of the Nylon Manufacturing process Gained thorough knowledge and perspective in Process and Continuous manufacturing industry Experienced and defined IT requirements to support Materials and Production Planning Managed and supervised Production / Purchasing system for Nylon Fibres Created and managed monthly production plans and adjusted according to the changing supply needs Responsible for Quality of the output and managed entire quality assurance processes.4%>
Man Made Fibre TechnologyAssociate DegreeMan Made Fibre Technology
Bachelors in Textiles Technology (Anna University Gold Medallist)
Key Courses / Training / Certification
*SAP R/3 Production Planning Module
*Lean Six Sigma
Date of Birth: Language Proficiency: English, Tamil, Marital Status: Married Place: Date : (Ramachandran. V)
PERSONAL DETAILS Date of Birth: Language Proficiency: English, Tamil, Marital Status: Married Place: Date : (Ramachandran. V)