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  1. 1. HRISHIKESH M. KULKARNI Parijataban Hsg. Soc. B-4, Sudarshannagar, Chinchwad-Pune, 411033 Mobile: +91 9823030862, L. Line: 020-27453369, Email: Career Summary: • More than 8 years of experience in various facets of procuring material from domestic and international market. • Experienced in inviting quotations and negotiation. • Experienced in developing local vendors and cost reduction in material procurement. • Successfully implemented vendor development programs including various trainings. • Experienced with implementing systems of inventory management avoiding over stocking or wastage. • Functional expert in ERP systems like SAP, Info, QAD. Key Skills: For Purchase Management: • Set up the weekly, monthly and quarterly procurement plan. • Procurement of material from domestic and international market. • Development alternative local sources which help in cost saving and reduction in an inventory carrying cost. • Planning and budgeting involving cost estimation and contract negotiations. • Liaison with production department to maintain optimum inventory. • Implementing systems to avoid over stocking or stock out situations which causes production and financial losses. • Liaison with finance department for timely payment of bills. For Vendor Development: • Effective management of vendor data base. • ABC classification of vendors on the basis of criteria like cost, quality and timely delivery, etc. • Conducting vendor training’s to educate them about company’s requirements and to improve their performance. • Evaluating vendors, price negotiations, delivery schedules, terms and conditions with them. • Timely clearance of vendor payments and queries. • Developing various reports to improve vendor performance. For Stores Management: • Monthly and quarterly stock verification to avoid variance in physical and system stock. • Implementing warehouse management system with necessary documentation. Achievements: • Rewarded by senior management of TML for reducing rejection by over 5%. • Rewarded by CCPL with a promotion for achieving cost saving turning to over 2 crores a month. • Recognized by CCPL for successful implementation of MRP through SAP MM module.
  2. 2. • Implemented standardized process for direct and indirect purchase at CCPL. • Recognized by YTEI senior management for reducing material shortage from over 15% to less than 2%. • Recognition received from YTEI management as an employee of the year. Work Experience: Minda Corporation Ltd. (Ashok Minda Group) - Pune, India Group Leader Purchase Sept’2014 - Till date Current CTC: 6.77 Lakhs per annum • Purchasing and procurement of components worth 150 crores per annum. • Responsible for material planning and scheduling through MRP in SAP system. • Responsible for warehouse management system. • Responsible for vendor delivery rating. • Responsible for inventory planning on periodic basis. • Vendor development for localizing/ cost reduction of existing and new products. • Manage procurement of indirect materials. • Vendor materials, payment, c-form, etc. reconciliation. York Transport Equipment India (A TATA Enterprise) - Pune, India Engineer Purchase Apr’2013 – Sept’2014 • Procurement of components worth 180 crores per annum. • Responsible for material planning, scheduling and follow up accordingly. • Responsible for vendor delivery rating. • Vendor development for localizing/ cost reduction of existing and new products. • Vendor payment, c-form, etc. reconciliation. • Manage AMC for capital equipment maintenance. • Manage procurement of indirect materials & other consumable parts. Cooper Corporation Pvt. Ltd. - Satara, India Purchase Executive Mar’2012 – Apr’2013 • Purchasing and procurement of foundry raw materials, consumables, packaging, tooling’s worth over 200 crores per annum. • Responsible for material planning, scheduling through MRP in SAP system. • Plan and implement cost saving drive resulting in savings of over 2 crores a month. • On time material management through continuous follow up. • Periodic benchmarking for cost and vendor performance. • Plan and drive strategic sourcing initiatives. • Vendor material, payment, c-form, etc. reconciliation. • Drive 5S initiatives in the department. • Mange team of five buyers.
  3. 3. Poona Shims Pvt. Ltd. - Pune, India Vendor Development Engineer Feb’2010 – Mar’2012 • Prepare production plan to produce regular and development components. • Manage negotiations for purchase of direct and indirect material, capital equipment and periodic maintenance. • Plan supplier and operator training drives. • Manage and maintain material/ dies planning for all components. • Initiate supplier development initiatives and implement action plan on performance improvement. Sunrise Tooling- Pune, India Sales Engineer Jan’2009- Jan’2010 • Business development for machine tools and aggregates. • Manage field trials with various customers for endurance. • Prepare and manage quotes, customer purchase orders and dispatch schedules. • Manage payment reconciliation with customers finance teams. TATA Motors Ltd. (PCBU)- Pune, India Senior Associate Dec’2007 – Dec’2008 • Part of the team that assembled first transaxle of TATA Nano. • Responsible for maintaining the availability of all calibrated gauges, instruments. • Installation and commissioning of MSNR’s at the new engine assembly area in car plant. • Manage rejection and scrap through safe disposal procedures. • Responsible for material handling, quality check of all components. • Undertake noise testing of gears and engine dressing for final dispatch. • 5S responsibilities in transaxle assembly area. TATA Motors Ltd. (CVBU)- Pune, India Trainee Engineer Apr’2007 – Nov’2007 • Ensure quality conformance on trim line before final dispatch of vehicles. • Ensure quality conformance on welding and post paint activities. • Improved inline quality of the components through value and process engineering. • Plan and carry out 5S activities within department.
  4. 4. Education: MSBTE, Mumbai 2001-2005 Diploma in Automobile Engineering Other Information: D.O.B.: 26th Oct. 1982 Marital Status: Married Communicable Languages: English, Marathi, Hindi. Education in Pursue: P.G.D.M (through Welingkars Institute) Additional Information: • Well versed with MS- Office. • Working knowledge of Six Sigma. • Certified Internal Quality Auditor. • State level Kabbadi Player. • Keen adventure enthusiast.