ANISH KUMAR

ANISH KUMAR

Advisor / Analyst

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I am fascinated by the use of modern technologies and techniques in the development of a value-based, lean, sustainable and agile supply chain. I look beyond the horizon of short-term cost-based transactional purchasing to long-term value-based procurement.


COMPANY NAME: DUBAI CABLE CO. PVT. LTD.

JOB TITLE: Advisor / Analyst

FUNCTION: Supply Chain

INDUSTRY: Manufacturing

CATEGORY: Packaging

CURRENT LEVEL OF RESPONSIBILITY: Senior

PRIMARY PROCUREMENT SYSTEM: SAP



Work experience

Senior Procurement Officer

DUBAI CABLE CO. PVT. LTD.

February 2014 - Present | DUBAI

• Evolving from traditional material price based purchase to a procurement strategy based on total cost of ownership.
• Persuading vendors of strategic materials to enter into long term contracts with transparent pricing mechanisms with vision on strategic growth plan and joint innovation.
• Coordinating tenders in line with the tendering policy by developing request for proposals, invitation to tenders, documenting amendments until creating supplier agreements that ensure best value for money and supplier performance.
• Negotiating contracts for cost effective methods of improving sustainability by reducing usage of new components and improving efficiency of logistics operations.
• Devising and formulating category-specific sourcing strategies that minimize supply chain disruption, mitigates supply risk and ensure resilience through multi-channel sourcing and differential deliveries.
• Improving flexibility of operations by differentiating components to standardized and variable components; and subsequently outsourcing standardized components and in-sourcing critical variable components.
• Collaborating with internal departments to improve clarity of specifications and suggest alternatives for cost saving advantages.
• Monitoring internal and external lead times and developing effective strategies for reduction by pre-approving purchase orders and enhancing ERP functionalities.
• Initiating development and formulation of purchasing policies, procedures and ethical code of conduct.
• Contributing to the green planet campaign by sourcing eco-friendly, recyclable materials and persuading customers through Sales to approve such products.

Senior Purchase Officer

Ducab

February 2014 - Present

• Evolving from traditional material price based purchase to a procurement strategy based on total cost of ownership.
• Persuading vendors of strategic materials to enter into long term contracts with transparent pricing mechanisms with vision on strategic growth plan and joint innovation.
• Coordinating tenders in line with the tendering policy by developing request for proposals, invitation to tenders, documenting amendments until creating supplier agreements that ensure best value for money and supplier performance.
• Negotiating contracts for cost effective methods of improving sustainability by reducing usage of new components and improving efficiency of logistics operations.
• Devising and formulating category-specific sourcing strategies that minimize supply chain disruption, mitigates supply risk and ensure resilience through multi-channel sourcing and differential deliveries.
• Improving flexibility of operations by differentiating components to standardized and variable components; and subsequently outsourcing standardized components and in-sourcing critical variable components.
• Collaborating with internal departments to improve clarity of specifications and suggest alternatives for cost saving advantages.
• Monitoring internal and external lead times and developing effective strategies for reduction by pre-approving purchase orders and enhancing ERP functionalities.
• Initiating development and formulation of purchasing policies, procedures and ethical code of conduct.
• Contributing to the green planet campaign by sourcing eco-friendly, recyclable materials and persuading customers through Sales to approve such products.

Deputy System Champion - SAP Materials Management

DUBAI CABLE CO. PVT. LTD.

August 2011 - November 2012 ( 1 year, 3 months ) | Dubai

• Framing the AS-IS documentation of entire materials management process and formulating the TO-BE process in SAP.
• Leading Face to face discussions with implementation partner to establish the agreed TO-BE process in business.
• Working with implementation partner to set up Key data structures and other primary static configurations.
• Master data collation, cleaning, validation, upload and revalidation of data for SAP ERP.
• Responsible for transactional data collection, validation, upload and revalidation of uploaded data with established control points.
• Accomplished state-of-the-art training manual and provided offline and online training to more than 300 employees.
• Responsible for resolving day-to-day business issues arising during transition phase and recommend solutions after approval by Control team.
• Transferring set-up & configuration knowledge to in-house IS team for post-implementation developments and enhancements.
• Responsible for construction, maintenance and timely validation of the Roles and Authorization (R&A) matrix.
• Serving primary point of contact for all materials management data and transactions and member of the advisory board.

Purchasing Officer

DUBAI CABLE CO. PVT. LTD.

September 2006 - February 2014 ( 7 years, 5 months ) | Dubai

• Responsible for planning, sourcing and procurement of all packaging items & certain direct raw materials required for cable manufacturing facility.
• Lowering inventory holding costs through vendor managed inventory and ordering costs through blanket ordering.
• Achieving a total supply chain view of vendors to minimize lead time, optimize stocks and increase cost savings.
• Introducing and evaluating potential vendors, maintaining source list and follow-up of process trials until conclusion.
• Improving sustainability by reducing, reusing and recycling packaging items and remnant finished goods at customer sites and warehouses

Estimation Engineer

Gama Engineering LLC.

September 2005 - August 2006 ( 11 months ) | Sharjah

• Responsible for estimation of all types of switchgear panels required for various prestigious projects like Jumeirah Beach Residence Sector-3&5, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai Arch Towers, Al Jaber Tower, etc.
• Accelerating the achievement of ISO 9001 by creating procedures for the organization and assuring conformance from operations.
• Responsible for the implementation of Focus ERP and complete digitalization of inventory and customer transaction data
• Responsible for sourcing and recommending brands to customers based upon their pricing needs.
• Reducing customer response time by establishing standardized formats and designs for estimation and manufacturing.

Education

University of Liverpool

Master of Science of Operations and Supply chain management- Procurement Speciali

2013 - 2016