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.