Visionary Supply Chain / Procurement Head with over 16 years’ experience
Last Updated: 20th June 2017 (over 5 years ago)
Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
— Oct 2000
Bachelor Degree in Commerce - B.Com (Hons)
— Jun 1998
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER - RGM Mines
Supply Chain Director
Job Profile: - Initially recruited by Kazakhmys Projects B.V. (KPBV), a subsidiary company of KAZ Minerals LLC as Procurement & Materials Manager and then promoted to a position of Supply Chain Manager. Provided leadership to project procurement, logistics and materials management team for timely completion of two mega construction projects (Bozshakol and Aktogay) with project cost in excess of USD 4 billion and total procurement spend of more than USD 1.5 billion.
- Developed SOPs, strategies and detailed logistic plans with suppliers and freight forwarding partners. Planned collection, packing, consolidation, shipping, custom clearance and delivery to site huge volumes of OOG and standard cargoes from all over the world in varied dimensions, incoterms and modes of shipment. - Achieved 20% savings as compared to budgets for Project procurements by identifying and developing suppliers’ capabilities and by registering new, low cost, global suppliers for several equipment and bulk materials. Traveled to supplier facilities to assess operations (capabilities, safety, quality, efficiency, inventory on hand).
- Upon completion of projects procurement in July 2015, recruited directly by KAZ Minerals as Supply Chain Director to lead corporate and site based SCM teams. - Implemented, improved and enhanced organizational systems, procedures, and policies of SCM department, developed process flows, set up team’s KPIs, spearheaded change managements to ensure smooth transition of team from project to operational readiness mode.
— Jun 2013
Job Profile: - Recruited as Superintendent - Warehouse and Inventory control, lead team of 30 personnel to plan, organize, direct, and manage safe and efficient operations of Warehouse, inventory control, logistics and repairable functions. - Identified and implemented various opportunities in warehouse for operational improvements, increasing efficiency of receiving, issuing and optimization of inventories at site. - Promoted to position of Contracts Manager in June 2012. Headed contracts (category management) department to develop and finalize long, medium and short-term sourcing strategies for all major spends of the company. Consolidated scopes and invited global tenders for major spent categories to achieve more than 15% year on year savings
- Finalized turnkey contracts based on TCO framework for materials handling and conveying systems. Finalized long term forward purchase agreements for spare parts of pot tending assemblies’, cranes and mobile equipment resulting in lower procurement cost, increased availability and reduced overall cost of production - Developed and implemented CPEP (Contractors performance evaluation plan) for all key contracts at site. Laid down procedure for effective contract’s management with rating systems for key contractors. Introduced template and process for pre-screening and performing due diligence on contractors before registration and periodic evaluations during execution of contracts.
Procurement & Materials Manager
— Dec 2010
Job Profile: - Developed procurement strategies for the green field project. Defined structures and procedures for procurement, tendering, logistics and site materials management. Finalized templates for tender documentation (bid packages), tender committee composition, process for tender evaluation, and adjudication process. - Finalized contracts and purchase orders with aggregate cost of around USD 300 million for first phase of the project in timely manner and within available budget. Trained local procurement specialists to invite EOIs from global suppliers, perform pre-screening and prepare bidders list, prepare and review bid packages, invite tenders, facilitate pre and post bid clarifications and site meetings, evaluations and adjudication and award the contracts. - Assisted right from conceptual stage in finalization of scopes, bid packages for complex and high value contracts such as turnkey waste and coal mining, design and build contract for roads and dams /pits, performance based contract for manufacturing and supplying of concrete at site, purchase and installation of coal handling and processing plant (CHPP), construction camp and catering contracts.
— Jun 2009
Job profile: - Lead Supply Chain Department for open pit mines and processing plant (smelter, refinery, and acid plant) - Finalized purchase orders and contracts up to $180 million annually for the operations. - Finalized capital and projects procurement worth up to $100 million annually for brown field refinery expansion. - Finalized long-term Forward Purchasing Agreements and service contracts for operations. - Supervised warehouse and Inventory controllers’ team to optimize operational inventories.
— Dec 2004
Job profile: - Coordinate with procurement officers to monitor procurement of spares and consumables with spend base of USD 15 million per annum including raw materials, spares and consumables for the open pit and underground mine as well as processing plant operations. - Lead teams of Inventory controllers and warehouse supervisors based in multiple mining locations