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Sara House, Nr National Paints, Sharjah, UAE
Mobile: +971 50 7187299; E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
Steering & synergizing procurement and logistics functions to meet expectations of internal/external
customers and enhance cost-efficiency contributing to the bottom line of the organization
An ambitious passionate supply chain management professional with over 13 years’ Middle East experience in
purchase and logistics operations, presenting rich experience in industrial manufacturing and 3PL domain.
Demonstrated unrelenting commitment to business continuity, customer service and reduction of supply chain
cost. Working with Fragrance Delivery TechnologiesLTD –UAE, since August2015.
Looking for a suitable position with an exciting and ambitious company, that offers genuine room for
Areas of expertise include ……….
Logistics SLA Mgmt.
Experienced in purchase of goods, services & contracts for large business enterprise, and replenishment
purchases of 3PL service provider, with soleaimto maintain business continuity at optimized cost.
Ability to administer purchase procedures within the framework of organization’s purchase policy to
establish a productive and fiscally prudent systemwithin the purchase organization.
Hands on experience in handlingsupply chain life cycle from sourcing through end user delivery while
coordinating all activities with vendors, customers and inbound & outbound logistics service providers.
Effective in driving cost reduction initiatives in procurement supply chain by negotiation best prices with
suppliers and logistics service providers, and coordinating/synergizing procurement activities to deliver at
Self-motivated and result-oriented team player with strong liaison, networking, communication and
problem solving skills, capable of working with people at all levels having diverse cultural and professional
August 2015 Fragrance Delivery Technologies LTD
Responsible for overseeingthe inventory management process, defining strategiesfor appropriate
inventory levels, eliminatingobsolete and off-specmaterial, and reduce aging material.
Responsible for the activitiesin customer service, warehousing, inventory, transportation, materials
handling and strategic planning.
Control the flow of incoming materials and outgoingfinished productsto ensure customers receive the
product on time.
Develop methods and procedures for schedulingof raw materials fromsuppliers to supportmanufacturing
in achieving customer demand and minimizing cost impact.
Develop and maintain transportation systemon domestic and international freight that ensuresbusiness
needs are met.
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Negotiate transportation rates or services.
Ensure Company is in compliance with laws and regulations regarding transportation, including hazardous
materials. Resolveany legal issuespertaining to transportation/distribution.
Maintain receiving, warehousing and distribution operations by initiating, coordinatingand enforcing
programoperational and personnel and procedures
Direct, coordinate, assign, monitor and review the work of individuals engaged in the followingduties:
shipping, receiving, storing, distributingmaterials, parts and products, dispatching materials, scheduling
transportation and other related activities.
Motivate, organizeand encourage teamwork within the workforce to ensure, set productivity targetsare
Ensuring all staff in the supply chain are working effectively and efficiently to ensure smooth operations.
Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency.
Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, import or export, or customer issues.
Communicating effectively with clients and responding to their requirements.
Plan or implement improvements to internal or external logisticssystems or processes.
Meet cost, productivity, timeliness targets and accuracy.
Responsible to oversee the safe receipt, storage, retrieval and timely dispatch of goods includingpicking,
packing and distribution activity.
Take periodic inventories and participate in monthly inventory program.
Jan 2010 - May 2015 Jotun Powder CoatingsU.A.E(LLC) - Dubai
Material Admin & PurchaseCoordinator
Responsible for organizing and maintaining a central facility for all purchases of goods, services and contracts
at right cost with right quality, ensuring the smooth supply of material, consumables and equipment to the
Control the purchase and supply of all procured items & services
Negotiate price and terms of products with suppliers; and establish terms, quality requirements, delivery &
Manage the purchasing team, and establish teamperformance through competency building
Coordinate logisticsactivities and bench mark performance of the Supply Chain
Implement and adhere to all company policies particularly with regard to accounting procedures
Administer and manage the online purchasing systems
Analyze and review all contracts/agreements to achieve ‘best price/best quality’ purchasing
Prepare & process requisitions, purchase orders &Invoices for purchases
Provide sourcing input to colleagues to aid business planning & development
Recommend & advise management on all purchasing issues
Maintain records of supplier contracts, agreements, goodsordered received
Manage vendor relationships and building effective supply chain partnerships
Manage procurement for other categories viz. marketing, HR, professional services, catering, uniforms,
Mar 2004 – Dec 2009 Jotun Powder CoatingsU.A.E(LLC) - Dubai
Logistics In charge
Prepare orders as per the request fromthe customer
Update customers directly on the status of their orders
Act as a main point of contact for the customer
Manage liaison with suppliersand origin stations
Liaise with different departments within the company to facilitateshipments
Follow up with the Freight Forwarders forinbound and outbound deliveries
Provide transportation information & manage billing information
Updating the monthly sales report to the manager
Coordinating with production and purchase manager
Evaluate generated purchaseorders, stock adjustments and stockcontrol
Updating the price in the master
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Negotiate the price with the forwarders
Confirming with the monthly invoice and stock control
Coordinate with the banks in regards with the letterof credit
Jul 2002 – Feb 2004 Enthusiasm General Trading LL.C - Dubai
Responsible for business development and strategic planning activities to maximize growth and profitability in
line with the company’s objectives.
Identified new business opportunities for garments, travel accessories, household and branded toys and
expanded the existingbusinessto achievesalesand contribution budgets.
Responsible for market visits and maintaining relations with the existing and potential customer to ensure
current and new business is developed.
Acquired new business and customers by handling enquiries effectively, taking customer orders, follow up
on customer orders and ensuring complete customer satisfaction.
Managed and identified ways to improve efficiency and profitability of the company.
Place orders with the suppliers and follow ups, evaluation of garments, generatingpurchase orders.
Follow up on receivables & ensure there are no outstanding issues related to any invoices.
Accomplishing goals and objectivesset up by the management.
Bachelor of Commerce(B.Com), fromBombay University - India, 2001
MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-Power Point, andInternet
Letter of Credit Management, fromIndian Institute of MaterialsManagement -Dubai, Sept 2006.
Customer Service, fromDubai Institute of BusinessManagement - Dubai, Nov 2006.
Logistics, Inventory Control & Supply Chain Management, fromDubai Institute of Business Management -
Dubai, Feb 2010.
PurchasingAcademy, fromJotun Purchasing Academy - Norway, Feb 2011.
Operational PurchasingModule, fromJotun PurchasingAcademy - Dubai, Dec 2013.
Date of Birth: February 05, 1980
Languages Known: English, Hindi and Malayalam
Visa Status: Employment Visa
Driving License:Holding a valid U.A.E. DrivingLicense
References:Can be furnished immediately upon request