Sairam C

     Senior Engineer - Supply Chain Management

Summary

A Supply Chain Engineer of Mechanical Engineering background with invaluable knowledge of Strategic Sourcing, Indirect Procurement, Logistics Management, Vendor Development & Management, Stakeholder Management, Rate Contract Negotiation, Tender Management and Relationship Building 

                      Now looking for a new & challenging position which will make the best use of my existing skills, education and  experience & also further my personal & professional development

Work History

Work History
Aug 2014 - Present

Senior Engineer - Supply Chain Management

Larsen & Toubro Construction


HIGHLIGHTS 


  • Steel Procurement - Procured approximately 30,000 MT TMT Steel & Structural Steel - approximately 30,000 MT for Western region for more than 60 sites.
  • Cement Procurement - Procured approximately 40,000 MT Cement per month for the Western Region for more than 80 sites.
  • Logistics Management - Handled Third Party Logistics for Western Region for approximately 20,000 MT TMT per month & reduced costs by 20% by arranging FOR deliveries by the Steel Manufacturers and by establishing preferred Vendors and improving tracking & scheduling processes.
  • Vendor Management & Development- Managed & developed more than 100 Steel Suppliers, Cement Suppliers and 3PL providers across India.
  • Rate Contract Negotiation - Developed strategic suppliers and negotiated contract agreements, resulting in cost savings due to reduced administrative costs as well as quantity price breaks Tender Management - Involved in tendering & pre-bidding processes by giving accurate rates for raw materials on a pan India basis.
  • Stakeholder Management - Work closely on an ongoing basis with key ‘partners’ both at a practitioner level and at senior level, influencing people with different agendas to adopt new concepts and different ways of working to maximum optimization.
  • Scrap Disposal - Responsible for conducting material inspection and Auction to facilitate scrap disposal.
  • Plant & Machinery Procurement - Responsible for procuring spare parts for repair & maintenance of various Construction Equipment


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for obtaining RFQs & negotiating with suppliers for cost optimization.
  • Responsible for analyzing the quotations acquired by vendors & choosing suitable supplier based on technical requirement of the project.
  • Responsible for issuing PO to the L1 vendor & getting the Techno – Commercial Approvals. Coordinating at Regional level with various Business Units across the country to ensure timely procurement & delivery of material.
  • Liaising between sites, suppliers & third party logistics providers to ensure timely procurement & delivery of material for more than 100 sites across India.
  • Responsible for procurement of Capital items. Responsible for Vendor and Sub-Contractor billing. Responsible for MIS preparation & reporting.

Education

Education
2010 - 2014

B. Tech - Mechanical Engineering

GITAM UNIVERSITY, 

Secured 9.32 CGPA in Mechanical Engineering,  Awarded Gold Medal for Exceptional Merit

2008 - 2010

Higher Secondary Certificate

Board Of Intermediate Education, A.P  

Secured 94.1% in Mathematics. Physics & Chemistry

2008

Secondary School Certificate

A.V.K. High School, Visakhapatnam

Secured 89.33%, First Divison

Certifications

Certifications
2014

Project Work

NATIONAL THERMAL POWER CORPORATION (NTPC) LIMITED

Worked on the project "CASE STUDIES ON CONDITION MONITORING OF BOILERS" at NTPC, Visakhaptnam in order to improve the boiler's efficiency using Adaptive Control Technique

2013

Industrial Training

RASHTRIYA ISAPT NIGAM LIMITED (RINL)

Undergone Industrial Training at VISAKHAPATNAM STEEL PLANT in Thermal Power Plant Divison

Achievements

  • Ordering cycle of Cement Procurement has been changed from 1st to 10th of every month at L&T Construction, resulting in the achievement of best prices from the vendors. Ordering Holiday on a particular vendor has also been introduced to break the cartelisation of prices in between vendors
  • Awarded as “THE ENGINEERING CHAMPION “for the year 2012 by Dr. D. PURANDESWARI, Union Minister of State for HR&D, organized by SYMBIOSIS TECHNOLOGIES, Visakhapatnam.  
  • Presented a new solution “USE OF CHEMICAL ADSORBENT” to reduce the pollution from auto mobiles to INDIAN SOCIETY FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION and stood as one among the top 5 presentations. 

Extra Curricular Activities

  • Member, in INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERS, New Delhi.
  • Member, in INDIAN SOCIETY FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION.
  • Member, in NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME (NSS).

Skills

Skills

Software Knowledge

Proficient in EIP & ERP Systems

Basic Knowledge in C, C++ & Oracle

Design Softwares

Competent in AutoCAD, CATIA, ANSYS & FEM

Languages 

Proficient in English, Telugu & Hindi