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Daria D'souza

Mechanical Engineer experienced in Planning ,Manufacturing , Imports purchasing , Supply Chain

Work experience

Deputy Manager

United Kingdom's
communication with and overseas Business Units for demand of fabrications structures and components. Deputy Manager(Purchase) Areas of Exposure:- Import components procurement, Material planning, scheduling to overseas suppliers, coordinating with third party logistics for components pick-up assisting in documentation for custom clearances, shipment tracking online, customs ware-house and updating on visibility of parts. Import steel procurements and stock reconciliation, Monitoring inventory and maintaining it at optimum levels. APQP & PPAP, vendor code creation in SAP along with supplier end process ratings based on delivery, cost, and quality and schedule adherence. Supported in cost control measures at supplier end, vendor relations. Assisted in crafting data for supporting in Global sourcing for castings. Adept knowledge of EXIM customs duties and CVD's. Actively involved in budget coordination based on production schedule. Analysed production trend of the past years and keeping minimum stock for slowrunning items with consideration of procurement lead time without affecting production stoppages. Assisting in decisions for long term spending/buying while integrating suppliers, cost approvals via SAP R3. Supported in Supplier Rationalisations for Tier-1/Tier-2 suppliers. Creating of Scheduling agreements for long term pricing settlement with suppliers. Negotiations of credit terms, contracts, Machining & sub-contracting contracts Actively involved in indigenization process for import parts. Arranging Initial Sample Inspection Reports, Samples and coordinating for the processes. Coordinating bill payments with supplier and finance. Receiving shipment notifications and coordinating with logistics on priorities of customs clearance or availing free detention to balance inventory in house. Expediting post order requirements, Quality Acceptance plan(QAP) Drawings with latest PI changes, CTQ‘ sand critical Parameters form SOP's Assisted in Implementation of Vendor Managed Inventory set up trip tied agreements. Improvement in Bill of Materials creation of New Development Parts(SAP: for Sub-contracted parts, phantom, out sourced for smoother movements/Productivity Improvement through seamless material planning; Follow up and follow through. Elimination of all non-value added activities in process amounting to saving on 30 lacs costs.
Sep 2012Present

Mechanical Engineer

A Dynamic Mechanical Engineer with a Management Degree seeks a position to utilize her knowledge, skills & abilities in a growth oriented organisation that offers professional growth while being resourceful, Innovative & Flexible in areas pertaining to Purchasing & supply chain, Production Planning & co-ordination, Manufacturing, Tooling Projects & Marketing. Joined JCB India Ltd. Pune, Maharashtra, India as Deputy Manager(Operations) in the Fabrication Unit in. Dispatch's: Daily monitoring as per Daily Production Rate(DPR), Resolving bottlenecks in Domestic Dispatches & assisted in Export customers(Attachments and services) in close monitoring of schedules. Plan vs dispatch and close monitoring of parts. Developed a forte' in handling customers of Domestic as well as Exports in meeting the customers' requirements. Ensured that time plans are met for kick off of the projects./Decreasing of Air-Freights for sale of parts. Analysis for freight models and frequencies for better forecasting. Ensuring container utilisation in collaboration with outsourced logistics. Delivery: Improvement in Bill of Materials creation of New Development Parts/Productivity Improvement through seamless material planning Planning improvement through Quick response to enquiries of parts centres and export customers to satisfy customers need week ahead of time. Timely creation of BOM and SAP related data in system to meet correct start point for new projects. Compared the bill of Materials with PLM(Production Life cycle Management) & corrected the S.A. P data in case of Product Improvement changes. Keeping track of sold parts as an input to the organisation for analysis & proactive actions. Cost: Assisted in the analysis of costing and inflow and out flow of the export business. Supported in Imports/Process improvement; Requirement generation in SAP, Monitoring of In transit-Material for correct requirements. Inventory Control: Ensuring integration and synergy between production planning and Import purchase which had incurred long lead time(investment costs). Demonstrated flexibility in assisting in techno-commercial support to overseas suppliers tenaciously to the companies policies. People Development: Imparted the Informative Knowledge about the activities in PPC dept & presented to the Induction Program-collaborative approach with HR team in the spirit
Sep 2011Present

Senior Engineer

Tractor's India Limited
Kharagpur as Senior Engineer(Integrated Planning) in In charge of running the Material Requirement Plan(MRP) for Hot Mix Asphalt Plants, Crushers & Screens components as well as Port and Yard Equipment's. Analyse daily/weekly material shortages, monitoring the product wise material availability and informing the shortages accordingly. Monitoring inventories& Plans for shop scheduling and loading activities in accordance with the production plan in Oracle Based ERP, Report compiling of Plan vs Actual, dispatch and inventory targets. Compiling information of production rates and progress, materials used, and customer feedback and about competition, so that status reports can be completed, Revising production schedules when required due to design changes, labour or material shortages, backlogs or other interruptions, collaborating with management, marketing, sales, production and engineering.


Brief Description:-Applications Software module, MM-Module. NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS:- Comprehensive knowledge and expertise in Gantt chart scheduling for ELL cranes in Jessop. Conceptualised the total execution of schedule for ELL cranes. Played a key role in providing support to technical expertise for Hydraulic Gates, caisson Gates. Significantly contributed in imparting training to juniors of Diploma holdings on processes for safety in workshop. Scuba Diving:-Certified open water Diver no-0401A6687 by PADI International, ASIA PACIFIC, Australia. Adequate experience in Deep Sea diving in Educational Credentials:- Qualification Name of the School/Institute University/Board Percentage/DGPA
Jul 2007Sep 2011


Worked at Jessop & Co. Ltd
Joined Jessop & Co. Ltd; Kolkata as a Graduate Engineer Trainee(G. E. T) in., Kolkata as an Engineer in Marketing & Process, Planning Co-ordination of Cranes division. Joined Tractor's India Limited(Caterpillar Equipment's Dealer) in and worked in EPS Division, Khragpur. Inducted in


Oracle Worked at Jessop & Co. Ltd
Title: Training in Location: Tractor's India Limited, Kolkata Duration: Four weeks Brief Description:-Applications SoftwareforERP. Oracle Discrete Manufacturing has functionality to manage the Bills of Materials, Routings and Engineering changes that are required to adequately track assembly and cost the finishedproduct.

Oracle Worked at Jessop & Co. Ltd

Oracle Worked at Jessop & Co. Ltd
Title: Training in Location: JCB India Ltd, Pune Duration: Two weeks


Certificate of Auto-Cad 2D
Title:) Duration: Forty Five Days. Location: CAM/CAD DESIGN CENTRE(training and services) 203, M. G Road, Indore(M.P). Title: Certificate in Visual Basics and Web-Designing Location: CMC, Dum Dum, Kolkata. Duration: Six months course.
Dec 2001Jan 2002


Organisation, Ministry of Industry, Govt of India
Location: Kavaratti, Lakshadweep Duration: Four weeks Brief Description: Readymade garments and Hand embroidery manufacture. Title: Certificate of Training(2005) Duration: six weeks. Location: Indra Prasta Power generation Co. Ltd.(A Govt. of NCT of Delhi undertaking). New Delhi. Brief Description: Generates electricity based on use of gas turbines which keep pollution & noxious gases under strict control.



Institute of Business


Aloysius College UNIVERSITY Education University of Technology