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Soumen Das

Deputy Manager Purchase

Work History

Nov 2012Present

Deputy Manager Purchase

VIAT INSTRMENTS PVT LTD

Planning and scheduling of monthly material and finished parts according to sales forecast and production capacity with GM operation.
Processing all purchase orders in Tally ERP and distribute to suppliers.
Managing and controlling all the companys external suppliers with particular emphasis on the purchase of raw materials and finished parts for production.
Ensure parts and materials are bought at most competitive price and delivered on time.
Establish strategic relationships with key suppliers, negotiate terms and supply agreements where appropriate including discount structures and volume rebates.
Foster close working relationships with associated departments, like production, sales, quality.
Full involvement specifically with technical and sales department on the evaluation of new and existing materials and successful integration to production.
Identifying need for new source and identifying suppliers, evaluating and developing vendors for forging, casting, stamping and precision machined components.
Participate in cost reduction activities/projects to achieve results inline with organizational expectations and targets.
Performs and supports quality team in supplier quality system assessments and process supplier audits in order to assess compliance of defined requirements.

20112012

Vendor Development Engineer

Chiketa Eximan Services Pvt Ltd
20092011

Engineer Tooling

Epcos India Pvt Ltd
20072009

Junior Engineer

Arvind Engineering Works Ltd

Education

Jun 2012Jun 2014

GDMM

Indian Institute of Materials Management
20032007

Mechanical Engineering Diploma

CTTC Kolkata

Summary


More than 9 years of experience in developing pioneer suppliers for Casting, Forging, Sheet metal stamping, Molding and precision machining throughout India.
Expertise in various facets of vendor development and procuring materials from national and international markets.
Proven track record of controlling and reducing external spend by ensuring parts and materials are bought at the most competitive price and delivered on time whilst developing a robust supplier base.
Proficient in cost estimation and strong negotiation skill.
Proficient in planning and scheduling of raw material/BOP.
Fully conversant with modern procurement and purchasing techniques.
Expertise in conducting market survey on periodic basis to stay updated on the price trends to periodic rate revision for suppliers.
Proficient knowledge in search engine optimization and lead generation through B2B portals.
Expertise in interpreting part drawings, specifications and different terminology to the suppliers.
Proficient knowledge in different CAD tools.
Proficient knowledge of various international standards and material grades.
Knowledge about APQP / PPAP / FMEA / Control Plans / MSA / SPC /Kaizen / 5S.
Proficient knowledge of MS Office, internet and related tools.
Working knowledge of Tally ERP, Egnyte Cloud and SAP environment

Skills

10
Expert

Purchase planning

10
Expert

Sourcing

10
Expert

Procurement

10
Expert

Purchasing

10
Expert

Vendor Development

9
Proficient

Price negotiations

9
Proficient

Inventory management

9
Proficient

Materials management

9
Proficient

Contract management

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