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 Expert  728546

Expert in Engineering Parts Sourcing from Low Cost Countries


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Mharashtra
India
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is a mechanical engineer with over 35 years live procurement experience in a multinational environment. During the course of his corporate employment he has procured these items for his organization.

He has an International Sourcing experience spanning over one and a half decades wherein he has sourced pats for countries like USA, UK, France, the Netherlands, and Indonesia to name a few. In these 1.5 decades over 500 containers are exported to buyers from these coundries. Total volume in today's USD terms would exceed 30 million US$ cumulative.

As a result of these activities he has developed expertise on sourcing at best possible prices from Low Cost Country like India. India has tremendous advantage in offering items through 'appropriate technology ,' and he can develop parts for clients for a variety of applications.

A Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreement would protect your drawings from misuse or falling in the wrong hands.

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carbon steel forging

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cast iron

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hot forging

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investment cast alloy

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manufacturing

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roll forging

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sand casting

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shell mold casting

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stainless steel forging

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steel casting


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1975   MBA   Production / Operations Management   Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad  
1971   Bachelor of Engineering   Mechanical Engineering   MS University of Baroda  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2000 to 2010

 

C.S. Expert & Associates

 

Head

 

Owner / Proprietor

 

Started self-ownership firm with five employees to handle assignments of sourcing of engineering parts from India. Other team members include experts from the field of product development / Quality assurance and inspection.

As owner he is responsible for new business development.

1998 to 2000

 

Midas International Limited

 

Head

 

Managing Director

 

Midas International Limited was formed as a subsidiary of Equatorial International Limited to handle sourcing activities for export projects received by the later.

As subsidiary of merchant export firm Midas role was to develop Indian supplier base and in turn get orders executed from such vendors resulting in export invoicing for the parent company.

1992 to 1998

 

Parimal Agencies

 


 

Owner / Proprietor

 

This company was looking after marketing representation business of Indian manufacturers of castings and forgings in and around metropolitan area of Pune which is a major industrial centre in India.


1985 to 1992

 

Thyssen Krupp Industries India Limited

 

Purchasing / Materials

 

Materials Manager

 

Responsible for company-wide activities of procurement function. Major inputs for the company were castings / forgings / machined components constituting over 50% of all materials procured.

1980 to 1985

 

Elecon Engineering Company Limited

 

Purchasing / Materials

 

Materials Manager

 

Responsible for company-wide activities of procurement function. Major inputs for the company were castings / forgings / machined components constituting over 50% of all materials procured.

1975 to 1980

 

ABB Limited

 

Purchasing / Materials

 

Dy Manager Materials

 

Responsible for activities of procurement for castings / forgings / machined components.

1971 to 1973

 

Jyoti Limited

 

Purchasing

 

Junior Engineer

 

Assisting in procurement function.


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Developed for USA buyer grey / ductile iron cast / machined wheels for fork lift truck manufacturers from USA. Total containers supplied over 200 over a 4 year period.
  • Developed as a value engineering project by converting a casting to fabrication for TV stand saving almost 40% for the client in the Netherlands, Europe.
  • Developed profiled rings for a major French manufacturer of ring gear assembly for automotive industry and supplied over one million rings over last 4 years. Supplied over 250 containers.
  • Developed and supplies continuing for a major tier II gear box manufacturer from France about 20 items of castings / forgings making up approximately 25-30 containers a year.
  • Developed for the first time in India marine casting for ship building Industry from Poland. Then he has also developed a 25 MT ductile iron casting for a UK customer.
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Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
English   As a person coming from India, English is a foreign language indeed.

However he has learned it for 12 years of high school, 5 years of undergrad and 2 years of graduate study making him as proficient as one can be in handling communication.


Market Research:
He can help develop insight for clients by logging in trends / technology that may be appropriate for what the customer is looking for.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Because of about 4 decades of Industry experience in India, he can select / audit / recommend the right supplier to clients. India as a Low Cost Country can help minimize the purchasing costs.

Other Skills and Services

Once a product is developed if required, he can monitor quality of supplies on a regular basis by offering pre-dispatch inspection container after container.


 

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