• Chennai Area, India, IN Tamil Nadu

Suresh Kumar

PURCHASE MANAGER

Work History

Work History

Manager

Aug 2011 - Present
MURUGAPPA MORGAN THERMAL CERAMICS LTD, CHENNAI
Mar' 15 DY. MANAGER-PURCHASE Chief Task Handled: q Supervising the Procuring capital equipment's and critical(insurance) spares; providing Life Cycle Support to maintenance team to improve MTBF and MTTR by ensuring adequate after sales service by OEMs. q Manage risk and work to mitigate the risk and advice Top Management on their impact on the project and formulate action plans on alternative solutions, impact on time, cost and quality q Coordinate with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project such as project feasibility, procurement strategy, budgetary cost estimate, master schedule and potential risks and ensures that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans q Frequent quantitative analysis with global cues to determine raw material consumption trends. q New Product Development: Co-ordinating with R&D, Commercial and quality departments to develop the new products and suggesting the required changes in the final product. q Commencing zero base costing, rate contracts, AMCs and Non discloser agreement Key Highlights q Successfully Implemented JDE EnterpriseOne 9.1 Procure to pay application as P2P Lead(Transition, Migration & Implementation of Materials Management Module) q Conducted Purchase Survey for 2013 and shared the inference with whole company q Instrumental in achieving lead time reduction for release of purchase orders from 10 days to 3 days. q Identified as Valuable Resource in 2012 q Achieved cost saving worth Rs 5.6 Million per annum through import substitution, alternate sourcing alternate material, life cycle cost, procurement from tier II suppliers.

Manager

Jun 2008 - Aug 2011
SCANTRANS INDIA PVT LTD
CHENNAI as MANAGER-PURCHASE Chief Task Handled: q Interfacing between the user departments and suppliers for facilitating smooth order execution and handling the entire purchase cycle from material requisition to closing the sale. q Performing business process re-engineering initiatives for continuous improvement by studying existing processes, analysing requirements and customizing systems to enhance performance through value engineering process q Supporting estimation cell with precise data & rates required for preparing quotation. q Preparing BOM for all the equipment's and procuring materials JIT to ensure uninterrupted production and to avoid wastage.

Asst. Manager

Jul 2006 - May 2008
SCANTRANS INDIA PVT LTD
SESHASAYEE PAPER AND BOARDS LIMITED, ERODE as ASST. MANAGER-PURCHASE Chief Task Handled: q Interacted with Collectorate authorities for obtaining License for Storage and Usage of Various Chemicals under Arms, Poison and Prohibition Act and ensured compliance with various statutory obligations. q Integral part of the Mill Development Project worth Rs. 400 Cr q Sourced and negotiated pricing for 560 items with an annual purchase value of Rs. 30 Cr including establishing blanket purchase agreements and annual purchase agreements.

Project Engineer

Jun 2003 - Aug 2004
POWER TECH, AMBATUR INDUSTRIAL ESTATE
CHENNAI as PROJECT ENGINEER Chief Task Handled: q Handled projects for ISRO, Shriharikota and EID Parry(Sugar Division). q Project planning: Project cost estimation, Monitoring and Control, Planning and Scheduling of project activities, Follow up with the suppliers.

Education

Education

Diploma

2013

M.B.A

2004 - 2010

Diploma

2009 - 2010

B.Eng

1999 - 2003