Sumeet Bhat

Sumeet Bhat

12 Years 9 Months Overall Experience
Operations and Supply chain Professional with 12.5+ work experience, including 4+ years of International experience. Has hands-on experience across Domains of Operations - Operations Strategy, Logistics, Production, Quality, Project Management and Digitalization. Proven business acumen with a focus on co-creation, innovation, sustainable outcomes, and Cost optimization. Adept in Handling crisis situation.

Functional Areas



Pune University
B.E Mechanical
Symbiosis Center of Distance learning
Post Graduate Diploma in Supplychain Management


Certificate of Merit for Runner-up in Simulation Module of Advanced Strategy program by IIM-K
Excellent Employee award in Mercedes- Benz Vietnam for 2019, 2020 and 2021




Profession Certification in Advance Strategy Management Program (IIM – Kozhikode)


Certified TUV Internal and VDA 6.3 Auditor


Mercedes-Benz Vietnam
Senior Manager Logistics Management

June 2020 – Mar’2022


  • Led a Diverse Team of 10 members ensuring smooth supply chain operations 

  • Led Multi-national cross-functional team  in the Covid and 

     Post covid supply chain disruption including semiconductor parts.

  • Coordinated with Sales Planning so as to formulate an efficient Production Plan, optimized inventory pipeline, and reduce cost

  • Digitalization - Led Team from Business and IT and implemented a system for Tracking and Monitoring Material Management.

  • Coordinated with Shipping and Freight vendors for Optimal Delivery schedules and cost. 

Mercedes-Benz Vietnam
Senior Manager ( Executive Assistant – Director Operations)

June 2018– May 2020


  • Coordinated with Department Heads and Formulated target Picture of the Operations organization focussed on Business Profitability, People Development, and Sustainability.

  • Worked on Transformational Project at a critical juncture and established sustainable processes which resulted in improved KPI’s and a jump in ranking from 6th to 1st for Production Plant

  • Coordinating with Business functions of Sales, HR, and Finance for topics related to Organization Strategy and Board meetings.

  • Worked with HR and Finance and implemented Business Performance monitoring forums, developed Training – Development programs and Labour Policies. 

  • Led Crisis Team for Operations set-up during covid Break-out

  • Steered Logistics projects and  implemented lean concept.

Mercedes-Benz India
Senior Manager Logistics Management

July 2009 – May 2018

  • Led a Diverse Team of 70 members comprising staff and Operators

  • Worked across profiles of Logistics – Production Planning, Material Management, Warehouse Management, Line Supply 

  • Drove Operations Excellency projects to ensure efficiency improvement, enhance flexibility with customer-centric approach.

  • Led multiple new model start-ups and product run-outs

  • Established Inbound Logistics process in New Production Plant.

  • Worked with Global Packaging Team to develop new package concept so as to optimize cost by increasing container fill rate.

  • Steered the implementation of IT projects in Logistics for better monitoring and Inventory management. 

  • Worked on Greenfield Project of Commercial Vehicles, established Logistics process – Local and International ordering and executed new product launch of Trucks and Buses.

  • Led and Successfully resolved conflict situation with Trade Union