v Over 30+ years' experience in Sourcing / SCM / Tolling & Contract Manufacturing / Logistics & Customer Service with US / EU based global MNC's, as well as Indian FMCG & Specialty Chemicals producers. • Defining & Driving Sourcing / Procurement strategy for Business incl. Direct & Indirect Spend. • Heading spend wrt R&D Lab./ Eng. Services / Projects / Capex etc. • Spearheading Third Party Operations / tolling for Dabur, Pepsi, GSK - Healthcare, DuPont and Honeywell (incl. UOP) constituting lead markets like India, Russia, Czech Republic, US and Middle East. • Lead Negotiation, Supplier Management, Vendor Development and Annual Operating Plan. • Lead team capability development; identify training needs for larger roles. • Cost reduction and Creating competition through global sourcing. • International trade, In & Out bound logistics. • Market mapping, Budget planning wrt Spend and geographic locations / plants. • Global competitive sourcing, e-auctions, VMI, ETECT, Six Sigma, OTTR, Inventory management etc. • Set team goals to exceed business goals and internal customer expectations. • Set-up systems for vendor development, supplier performance, 3rd Party management (CM) • Overall responsibility towards Procurement "PLAN - DO - CHECK - ACT" frame of work. • Managing all ancillary services like EXIM, Warehousing, and C&F. • Customer Support services team wrt Demand planning and distribution management. • Driving plant level Inventory management and co-ord. for RM/PM etc.