Bibin Prasannan

pURCHASE OFFICER

Summary

A results driven, hardworking and capable purchase officer with a track record of significantly reducing costs and also improving a companies processes and corporate purchasing programs. Having a proven ability to ensure that a company enjoys a competitive edge when compared to their competitors by securing the best quality, price and terms from suppliers. Always delivering results against strategic objectives, whilst working within the organisations core values and beliefs. Now looking for a new and challenging managerial position, one that will make best use of existing abilities and knowledge and also further my career and professional development.

Work History

Work History
May 2011 - Present

Purchase Officer

rp group of companies [NASSER AL-HAJERI-ABUDHABI, GULF ASIA - abudhabi

Responsible for working closely with the selected supplier and managing the companies procurement activities. Also providing leadership for the purchasing department and motivating staff to achieve maximum performance and efficiency. Making sure that the purchasing department works within all of the companies Operational Procedures.


Duties:

  • Managing a team of 10 professional buyers.
  • Responsible for Order Placement Timing, Supply / Demand Alignment, Material Replenishment and Supplier Performance.
  • Continuously monitoring, evaluating and improving supplier performance.
  • Sourcing the most affordable materials for the companies manufacturing process.
  • Projecting stock levels.
  • Reviewing tenders and bids.
  • Controlling the purchasing budget.
  • Monitoring delivery times to ensure they are on time.
  • Ensuring the adequate supply of all required materials, components and equipment.
  • Delivering cost savings for the company.
  • Managing the procurement supplier relationships for the company.
  • Developing sourcing strategies.
  • Managing commodity cost initiatives.
  • Regularly contacting suppliers to renegotiate prices.
  • Resolving disputes and claims with vendors and suppliers.
  • Keeping all supplier programs current and accurate.
  • Delegating projects and tasks to junior staff.
  • Promoting best practise across the company.
Apr 2009 - Apr 2011

Asst Sales Manager

Eastern Condiments Pvt

This position will include the service elements, products and management of sales professionals and the role would suit an Sales Supervisor in FMCG industry having solid experience in sales particularly FMCG, and reporting to the Country Sales Manager. You should be able to understand the market needs, have a proven track record & experience with a hard core career in sales at a high level, strong leadership skills and confidence. You would have high energy levels and the ability to motivate a team of sales professionals and maximize opportunities for business development. . You must have the skills to forecast accurately on volumes and must be a team player.

Education

Education
Nov 2013 - May 20014

Diploma 

American university, dubai - uae

Majored in Purchasing and Supply Management

Apr 2007 - Apr 2009

M.B.A 

Anna University, tamil nadu- india

Majored in Marketing & HR

Apr 2004 - Apr 2007

B.Sc 

Kerala University, kerala - india

Majored in Chemistry

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Competencies:

  • Establishing effective operating policies, lean initiatives and processes.
  • Comprehensive understanding & experience of purchasing strategies and also inventory management.
  • Regularly achieving cost saving targets.
  • Resourceful and well organized.
  • Extensive knowledge of purchase order systems and related software.
  • Deep understanding of the principles of vendor management.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking, and strategic skills.
  • Knowledge of SAP.

Personal:

  • Results orientated.
  • Leadership and influencing skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Handling critical issues.
  • Capable of making important and strategic decisions.
  • Problem solving.
  • Communication and interpersonal relations.

KEY COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS

Supply chain management
Budget management
Strong negotiating skills
Change management
Process management
Business acumen

LANGUAGES KNOWN

ENGLISH, HINDI, MALAYALAM & TAMIL

References

References

MR.SUDHIR UCHIL

PURCHASE MANAGER - RP GROUP OF COMPANIES MOB # 050 8713574

MR. AJI ABRAHAM

SALES MANAGER - CENTRAL MOTORS AND EQUIPMENT [BOSCH POWER TOOLS] MOB # 050 5596763