A seasoned operational excellence professional with almost 10 years of experience in handling operational and process improvement projects which are strategically aligned with larger organizational goals.
A change agent with proven delivery of targeted improvements by amalgamating the operational requirements with division level strategy encompassing sustainable growth, robust processes – across variety of projects including ERP (SAP) implementation, cost reductions and value chain analysis.
An excellent team player with sound interpersonal, analytical, planning, and negotiation skills – all leading to building long-lasting relationships with external and Internal Stakeholders.
NIT – Rourkela
B. Tech, Electrical Engineering
Central Coordinator for International Student Meet – an event for celebrating Golden Jubilee of NIT Rourkela
Worked as central co-coordinator for National Student Convention – NIT Rourkela Represented NIT at MHRD
Certificate of Honor for best science project
Played as all-rounder in branch cricket team for 4 consecutive years and won thrice
1st /3rd price in Dance competition for three years in a row – at NIT, Rourkela
Outstanding Contribution Award – at CIL
2019 & 2020
N-Kumar Innovation Award – Highest Award of CIL for Innovation
Six Sigma Green Belt
CIL, India (Maharatna PSU)
Sept’21 – Mar’22
Spearheaded cross-functional team of 35, responsible for IT, infrastructure planning, budgeting & scheduling improvement processes and materials management.
Steered diversification in portfolio of services as demanded by other Plants.
Implemented innovative ideas for process optimization by developing in-house expertise, which resulted in saving of INR 9.00 million annually.
4 years 3 months
June’17 – Sept ’21
Developed and implemented SOPs related to different International Standards.
Led digital transformation of procurement process through online portals.
Played the role of a functional consultant in company-wide implementation of SAP encompassing all stages from blueprinting, customization through iterative process, end user training to go-live.
Oversaw the integration of SAP modules of PM (plant and maintenance), MM (materials management) and Finance; Key member of Change Management team during SAP implementation.
3 Years 7 months
July’13 – June’17
Implemented ideas to optimize operational cost which resulted in savings of INR 20 million annually in electricity charges and 1.40 million in direct labor cost.
Aligned external and internal stakeholders for a refund of INR 110 million from the Public Works Department of Government of Maharashtra.
Used innovative technology to improve material handing process which directly enhanced the working environment for the team deployed in plant.
Improvement in Asset Management System based on the useful life of assets resulting in a reduction in breakdown hours and thereby costs.
July’12 – July’13
Analyzed operational data across all variable cost parameters to identify areas of improvement and presented the findings to the leadership team.
Investigated historic 3 years of material procurement data and devised a procurement strategy, ensuring wastage reduction and inventory control.
Acted as a catalyst for digitization of various activities such as billing and purchase order placements, leading to transparency and elimination of redundancy.