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Career Objective:

To pursue a challenging career in an organization that will provide me with opportunities to build and lead a performing team by contributing my very best with complete dedication and sincerity for the betterment of the organization and myself.

Work History - Total Exp - 6.9 Years

Jan 2017Present

Deputy Manager - Strategic sourcing & Project Management (Supply Chain Management)

Maruti Suzuki India Limited

Responsibility:

  • Bidder selection for sourcing of interior & exterior plastic parts of automobile
  • Close coordination with R&D for judgement of part specific technical capability of selected bidders
  • Conduct bidding & selection of source based on cost competitiveness then further negotiate cost with the selected source to achieve the cost target.
  • Close monitoring of development process & ensure development schedule meets model timelines.
  • Ensuring parts availability for vehicle build inline with quality & engineering requirements.

Achievements

  • Sourced & developed interior & exterior plastics parts for 1 full model change & 2 minor change models.
  • Achieved a cost saving of Rs 2.1 cr through localization & VAVE.
  • Sourced & settled part prices within target for business amounted to a procurement value of Rs 100 cr in a span of just 6 months.
  • Negotiated a pre agreed cost reduction of Rs 20 cr over 3 years while sourcing which supported in company's YOY targets.
  • Experience in dealing with plastic part having finish of painting/plating/In Mold Decoration (IMD)
    Aug 2012Dec 2016

    Senior Engineer - Sourcing & Vendor Development (Purchase Department)

    HARITA FEHRER LIMITED - A TVS Group Company

     

    Responsibility:

    • Cost estimation for New projects parts using Should Costing - Plastic, Sheet metal, Casting, Machining, Upholstery parts
    • Responsible for Source identification, Auditing & developing to meet the required QCD parameters
    • Ensuring Bought out parts development as per the project timeline
    • Providing technical assistance to suppliers wherever required
    • Ensuring on time development of tools & fixtures  for outsourced parts
    • Hold responsible for outsourced part proving & Vendor PPAP Completion
    • Cost Negotiation & finalization for bought out parts
    • Contribution to achieve the management cost saving target through bought out part cost reduction
    • Supplier Performance monitoring & maintaining
    • Material Requirement Planning , Procurement & Inventory Management e.t.c

    Achievements

    • Developed bought out parts for projects contributing sales of 25 crore per annum in a span of 2 years. Which has shown a considerable business growth of 8% to the company
    • Has done the costing & finalization for parts procurement of 17 crore per annum
    • As a team i have better experience in purchasing material for 230 crore per annum 
    • Individually has made costing saving of 50 lakhs for a financial year
    • Worked in project for OEM's  Daimler, Toyota e.t.c
    • Developed Plastic interior components for passenger vehicles of Toyota. Where closely worked with supplier and customer to develop the parts inline with customer expectations.
    • Developed Bus seat Armrest which involved complicated Heat Treatment, Functional & Press fit rotating components
    • Developed Bus seat Adjustable Headrest from proto stage to SOP stage which involved Functional Magnesium casting component & Leather upholstered parts

    Education

    Jul 2014May 2016

    M. Tech.

    Birla Institute of Science and Technology, Pilani

    Manufacturing Management

    CGPA : 8.77

    Jul 2008May 2012

    B. Tech. (Honours)

    SASTRA UNIVERSITY, Thanjavur

    MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

    CGPA : 8.82

    2008

    HSC

    St. Xavier's Hr Sec School, Tirunelveli

    Percentage : 94.08%

    2006

    SSLC

    St. Xavier's Hr Sec School, Tirunelveli

    Percentage : 93.00%

    Declaration

    I, ARUN RAM PRASATH S, hereby declare that the information and facts stated above are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

                                                                                                                               ARUN RAM PRASATH S