Deepesh Kumar Shah

Deepesh Kumar Shah

14 Years 9 Months Overall Experience
Automotive and Construction Equipment Professional with 14+ years of Experience in managing supply chains, leveraging analytics & strategy frameworks to optimize sourcing, drive costefficiencies (EBITDA improvement of 2-3%), productivity improvement & resiliency.I am adept at forging strong supplier relationships, leading cross-functional teams, engaging stakeholders, and developing compelling narratives.Skilled in project management, ensuring smooth execution from ideation to value realization.Strong Academics combined with leadership initiatives, resulting in AMBA Student of the Year Award nomination from IIM Indore

Functional Areas



Oriental Institute Of Science & Technology, Bhopal
BE (Hons)



Nominated for AMBA Student of the Year 2023-IIM Indore EPGP
Nominated for the Prestigious Student of the Year Award from EPGP Batch-2023-24 for rigor in Leadership, Entrepreneurial Mindset & effective contribution to group dynamics.

Award of Excellent Performance
Awarded with Excellent Performer Award for the year 2022 at the Annual Meet in CNH Industrial (I) Pvt Ltd.


Champion of the Quarter
Awarded as Champion of the Quarter for efficient planning and coordination in Supplier Base Rationalisation at Tata Motors.


Event-Based Reward
VECV Special Award for Leading the Sheet Metal Module under Project CRUISE in consultation with PwC.


Winner of Design Contest
First Prize in the Design Contest at National Level Technical Fest at Samrat Ashok Technological Institute, Vidisha in 2007


District Topper
Burhanpur District Topper in 12th Board Exam



Finance for Non-Finance Executives
IIM Indore certification course for Executive Development Program


Certified ISO 9001:2008 Auditor
Bureau Veritas Certified Auditor


Supply Chain Lean Professional certification by CII


Procurement Professional
CSCMP Procurement Professional Certificate



CNH Industrial (I) Pvt Limited

5 years 8 months


Sep'17 - Apr'23

Sourcing Strategy & Analytics

  • Devised Supply chain and sourcing strategies using Kraljic Matrix, Competition Landscaping, process mapping, Cost Drivers Analysis and Spend Analytics for spend of ~ 1300 MINR pa for Chemical Commodities resulting in 5-6% cost reduction and optimized risk management.
  • Employed the Purchasing Chessboard strategies and conducted supplier-market assessments to categorize suppliers, enabling targeted negotiations, levers deployment and sourcing diversification.
  • Analyzed data & engaged 70+ suppliers across 20+ sub-commodities, boosting profitability through data-driven prioritization & proactive problem-solving.
  • Spearheaded cross-functional teamwork to localize 650+ Excavator & Skid Steer components, building a robust domestic network and driving a 35% cost reduction w.r.t. Global cost bases.

New Product Development Support

  • Delivered New Products on time and within budget by seamlessly integrating early supplier involvement, thorough market analysis, and global purchasing platform optimization, ensuring product quality and competitiveness

Cost Reduction Program & Digitalisation

  • Spearheaded the "Sanchay" transformation project, deploying Purchasing Chessboard methodology to categorize spend and identify cost levers, leading an 8-person team to achieve a $1M EBIDTA improvement through value engineering, supplier rationalization, and strategic negotiations.
  • Led departmental adoption of SAP Global Purchasing Platform(digital procurement platform), driving efficiency gains through cross-functional collaboration, improved visibility, streamlined workflows, and data-driven cost optimization.
Tata Motors Limited

3 Years

Senior Manager- Purchasing & Supply Chain

Oct'14 - Sept'17

Sourcing Strategy & Analysis

  • Managed Spend of ~ 4000 MINR leveraging 10+ supplier relationships and partnerships for Passenger vehicles business unit
  • Saved ~ 220 MINR via data-driven cost optimization, feature rationalization/sourcing efficiencies/optimizing the value chain/competition benchmarking.

New Product development

  • Led cross-functional team integrating early suppliers, market analysis, & platform optimization for 5 Tata Motors models (Tiago, Tigor, Hexa, Harrier, Altroz), securing cost-competitive & high-quality seating & mirror systems.
  • Co-developed Smart Seating Solutions like AI-enabled seats/Sensors and sustainable material introduction like leatherette instead of genuine leather

Process Improvement

  • Part of the ImpAct Project (Improvement through Action), a strategic initiative for organizational turnaround, delivering savings and value enhancement from Purchasing
  • Awarded Champion of the Quarter for strategically rationalizing ~ 35 suppliers in Trims department, thereby streamlining our supply chains, achieving cost savings around 5-10%, and process improvements through improved efficiencies and collaboration
VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd

3 Years 4 Months

Deputy Manager- Full Value Sourcing

Jul'11 - Oct'14

Program Management-Sourcing Cost Reduction

  • Collaborated with PwC to design and implement Project CRUISE, driving cross-functional alignment and optimizing spend across procurement categories.
  • Spearheaded a procurement transformation initiative, delivering ~300 MINR in immediate savings and unlocking ~420 MINR (8%) in sustainable cost reduction opportunities within a ~5500 MINR spend category. Implemented innovative sourcing & design levers for long-term value creation.
  • Executed Project from Idea Discovery to Value Realization, ensuring no or very less value drop/leakage from each gate.
  • Initiated Several Scrap reutilization workshops at Supplier end to reuse the scrap, thus contributing to cost reduction and a sustainable future.

Process Improvement

  • Conceptualized and administered the digitization of best cost methodologies to do costing and various spend Analyses. This was known as Cost Data Knowledge Management (CDKM)


L&T- Case Construction Equipment (I) Pvt Ltd

3 Years

Senior Engineer- Production Planning & Supply Chain

Jul'08 - Jul'11

Production Planning & Supply Chain Management

  • Involved in the implementation of SAP-based MRP for 2 complex product lines (250+ components), streamlining production, boosting efficiency, and reducing errors.
  • Coordinated with Sales & Production department for Sales and operations planning (SOP)
  • Managed the entire fabrication supply chain for on-time availability and minimizing the production loss
  • Leveraged expertise in production planning, supply chain management, and inventory control to develop data-driven insights thereby Saving ~ 150 MINR for the organization by monitoring and controlling Slow moving and Non-moving inventory

Capacity Planning

  • Increase production capacity by 2X (8 vehicles/day to 16 vehicles/day) in a year by using AS-IS (Current State) mapping to TO-BE (Future state) Mapping, time-motion study of the fabrication process, lead time analysis & sub-station development/fixture duplication