1. Ashutosh Pathak
Phone: + 917073614676
Objective & summary
Over 7 years of progressive experience in various industries within SCM ranging from raw
materials, component parts, indirect services and strategic outsourcing. A results driven,
hardworking and capable procurement lead with a track record of significantly reducing costs
and also improving a company’s processes and corporate purchasing programs.
Now looking for a new and challenging managerial position, one that will make best use of
existing abilities and knowledge and also further my career and professional development.
• Strong Experience in area of supply chain management including new product
development, cost control management, global sourcing, product planning, and vendor
• Drive negotiation and contracts management for cost control, Lead time &
quality/delivery performance improvement.
• Coordination with R&D during entire product development & ECR/ECN process to
support the idea generation & successful implementation at supplier site.
• Leading and coordinating with cross functional teams working on new products & cost
• Managing complete supplier selection process, starting from issuance to RFQ's/RFP's to
supplier selection, conducting negotiations & issuance of purchase orders.
• Reporting and providing feedback to top management on target vs. achievement status
for various projects on highlights areas of concern i.e. project purchasing, cost benefits
analysis & for budgeting decisions.
• Estimating new tooling requirements, Identifying Localization parts and its Investment
Costs; coordinating the approval for the total Program Investment Cost.=
• Providing support to the marketing department for matters related to feature pricing.
• Negotiate major purchasing contracts, blanket orders and long term purchase
agreements taking into account liability and corporate requirements.
• Establishes mutually beneficial relationships with suppliers to ensure high quality goods,
reliable delivery dates, and reasonable and consistent pricing.
2. CAREER HISTORY
Secure Meters Limited, Udaipur (www.securetogether.com)
Designation: Sr. Sourcing Engineer (Aug 2014 – Present)
Matrix Comsec Pvt. Ltd, Vadodara (www.matrixcomsec.com)
Designation: Engineer- Vendor Development (Oct 2007 – Aug 2014)
Upfront design support & design reviews:
Give necessary support to the designers during initial phase of design to ensure that the
product meets manufacturability, serviceability, performance, reliability, cost, feature set etc.
& critical success factors of the product and project.
Procurement / Materials Management:
Formulating and implementing the procurement strategy by developing / modifying strategy
for purchase and establishing methods to achieve targets and resource planning.
Negotiation on commodity based items & issuing the order as per requirement; lead time
analysis of purchase requisition generation to purchase order generation, vendor evaluation
and PR, PO & MIS.
Responsible for introduction of new suppliers as per the guidelines and also time to time
reassessment of existing suppliers in order to assess the improvements to be done by the
suppliers in their manufacturing processes.
Locate and selection of potential sources of various commodities and quality requirement.
Conduct process assessment of supplier quality systems and supplier business.
Conduct routine tests of first run Product with help of Quality department
Measure Supplier performance using rating systems.
Global Sourcing & Inventory Management
Inventory management and structured cost reduction though value engineering.
Sound exposure of importing material globally.
Ensuring quality, delivery and budget objectives are met as per organizational guidelines.
Keeping stock control systems up to date and planning future capacity requirements;
managing operations ensuring optimum inventory levels to achieve maximum cost savings
without hampering the operations.
3. Meet Project effort cost:
Contribute in meeting project cost target by improving the TAT of parts under sourcing or
development & by reducing the no. of iterations for approval of the parts.
Design for Manufacturability Reviews:
Responsible to ensure that the part developed supports manufacturability and meets product
cost targets by contributing in DFM using alternate processes, materials, sources & improving
manufacturability & meeting manufacturing cost target.
Institutionalization of Development practices, development of defect free part and Reliability
Ensure quality of part development/sourcing activity involving the supplier/manufacturer of
the part during the design phase, upfront estimation of risks & their mitigation, establishing
right & capable manufacturing processes at the part manufacturers’ sites that would help
development of first time right parts while meeting the critical success factors of the program.
Ensure upfront estimation of all issues related new part development/sourcing activities which
are followed by the team so that defects are arrested by following guidelines/best practices,
ensuring effective reviews and timely closure of reported defects.
Technical risk and issue management:
Responsible for proactive identification of technical risks, planning mitigation and managing
risks. Address technical issues that affect the business with appropriate priority as per the
needs of the business
Responsible for reviewing the defects logged and work for effective identification and
implementation of corrective actions during defect analysis to ensure that designs delivered to
external and internal customers are defect free.
Support in effective identification and implementation of preventive actions during defect
analysis so as to prevent similar failures in the future.
E-business suite, Oracle
Agile- Product lifecycle management
Excellent interpersonal skills
Conceptual, strategic thinker
Energy, ambition and drive to succeed - “Makes things happen”
Accustomed to achieving results through people
Good coaching & facilitation skills
Excellent communication skills in writing and verbally
PGDSCM (Pursuing) Symbiosis, Pune 2014-2015
BE (Electronics & Communication) University Of Rajasthan, Jaipur 2007
Date of Birth: 06/01/1986
Present Address: Udaipur, Rajasthan
I hereby declare that the above-mentioned information is correct up to my knowledge.