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Sameer Sangani

 Contracts & Procurement Professional                                                                    Industry Experience: 11 Yrs Manufacturing +Oil &Gas)

Professional Summary

  • Accomplished professional with +11 years of rich experience of in Contracts & Procurement Material Management, Material Forecasting, Budgeting, Vendor developments, Inventory Management, Implementation of ERP/SAP MM Module and E-procurement Module.
  • Associated with M/s Mahanagar Gas Ltd., Mumbai (A joint Venture of GAIL (India) Ltd & British Gas, UK) since July 2007 -working as “Deputy Manager-Contracts & Procurement.”
  • Previously worked with M/s Vidyut Metallics Pvt. Ltd, Thane (formerly known as “Super Max”) from August 2004-June 2007 as “Vendor Development Engineer.”
  • Deft in managing the wide spectrum of tasks including Purchase, Procurement, Vendor Development, Inventory Management and Quality Control across the supply chain.
  • Expertise in handling complete entire Procurement-to-Pay (P2P) process (Local as well as Imports) exposures to bidding systems tendering process, Proposal drafting, Placement of Purchase Order, Rate Contracts etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical & negotiation skills with proven track record of achieving numerous cost savings during the career span.
  • Posses a good combination of Business skills and SAP expertise with in-depth experience in SAP MM (Materials Management) successfully implemented SAP ECC.6.0 M/s Mahanagar Gas Ltd., Mumbai.
  • Contributed in mapping entire Procurement-to-Pay (P2P) process with SAP functionality and provided SAP MM Trainings to end users across the company


Aug 2001May 2004

Degree:-Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)-Chemical/Polymer(Plastic)

College of Engineering & Technology, Akola (Maharashtra), India
Secured 1ST Division-62.63%   


College of Engineering

Work experience

Jul 2007Present

DeputyManager (Contracts& Procurement) 

Mahanagar Gas Limited, Mumbai, India

Roles and Responsibilities: Handling major responsibilities pertaining to Procurement of various engineering Items used to facilitate the supply of Pipe Natural Gas (PNG) across the Mumbai region and the surrounding areas
Reporting to the Vice President of Contracts & Procurement with full accountabilities for the following areas:

Planning & Budgeting
  • Planning Procurement Budget, defining the strategy/annual plan for the quality and quantity of procurement of goods or services for the various Projects sites across the Mumbai Region and ensure its implementation.
  • Coordinating with the user departments at the beginning of the year to obtain their projected material and service procurement requirements,
  • Working closely with all levels of management within the Company to determine the needs, develop strategies, plan, and provide procurement sources.

Contracts & Procurement

  • Effective prioritization and processing of all indents/requisitions received vide procurement requirements pertaining to diverse departments. Ensuring the preparation and submission of purchase requisitions in the prescribed format by the user departments.
  • Handling entire activities involving issuing tenders, getting offers from various vendors-sourcing functions, technical-commercial bid evaluation, Negotiations with vendors and pacing of orders(POs)/Rate contracts
  • Timely Placement of Purchase Orders (Materials and Service Contracts) to national / international vendors and efficiently managing the supply chain.
  • Following up with vendors for obtaining timely procurement of materials at favorable terms to ensure smooth execution of projects..
  • Monitoring Stock levels of Project items and ensuring optimum level of material availability across all stores location of company thereby ensuring on-time delivery of goods in line with project requirement.
  • Coordination with Finance/ vendor for payment and LC related issues, coordinating with CHA agent for custom clearance and submission of Bill of entries
  • Managing various documents regarding receiving and dispatch of materials as per set norms. Maintaining up-to-date records of purchases, prices, suppliers, delivery details,
  • Coordinating with Vendors, Engineers, QA Personnel and Projects Leads to ensure smooth flow of activities.

Vendor Management & Development

  • Developing long-term partnerships with local & foreign suppliers; managing day-to-day supplier performance to ensure adherence of service, cost, delivery and quality norms.
  • Identifying and locating new vendors, reducing nomination purchases ensuring more completions in pricing without compromising to quality and service.
  • Conducting assessment of performance of the vendors (vendor rating) based on criterions like quality, delivery, price, reliability etc.

Coordination with Stores

  • Regularly coordinating with the all the stores department across the company for confirming the receipt of material (incl. accuracy of quality and quantity)
  • Ensuring regular accounting of spares and materials for the Project and Operations & Maintenance Departments.
  • Ensuring optimum inventory levels to achieve maximum cost savings with minimum holding of stock, coordination with stores personnel for optimal management of storage areas and infrastructure to ensure smooth flow of operations.To coordinate with the Compliance & Audit team during Store Audits.

Management Information System

  • Reporting Monthly MIS to Management on total no of cases executed within the given timelines and cost savings achieved through negotiations.
  • To review the compiled inventory reports received from Stores Dept.(incl. Stock receipt & Consumption, scrap reports, obsolete and non-moving items)
Aug 2004Jul 2007

Vendor Development Engineer

M/s Vidyut Metallics Pvt. Ltd.
  • Responsible for identification and development of new and alternate source of vendors for supply of competencies and capabilities.
  • Coordinating with Vendor, Production and QA Personnel for conducting trials on new grades of raw materials and submitting detailed trail feedback report to the management.
  • Actively involved in setting up a reliable and efficient vendor database of techno-commercially of qualified suppliers.
  • Monitoring the performance of suppliers based on various parameters like cost, quality, time and reliability.
  • Maintaining up-to-date records of purchases, prices, suppliers, delivery details, inventory, etc.
  • Developed additional suppliers for various materials and avoided dependency on single source, ensured improved and competitive pricing of materials which resulted in substantial savings for the company.
  • Polymer raw materials used in manufacturing of disposable Plastic Razor Products.
  • Meeting with various raw material suppliers, conducting visits to vendor’s premises for assessment of vendor

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