CV, Germany Based Purchasing and Supply Chain Manager

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 17331

Skills keywords: buying, key account management, procurement, purchasing, supply chain management
Short Bio:

An enterprising and commercially aware International Business graduate with four plus years of work experience in diverse working environments. A predetermined team player with strong problem solving and communication skills scouting to upscale his career with a growing and established firm. A firm believer that structured work methods along with committed and dedicated resources will guide one in realizing their own potential.

Current location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany - View on map
Nationality: Indian
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Manufacturing and Operations, General Management, Retail Wholesale and Purchasing
Spoken languages: english, german, Hindi, Kashmiri, Urdu
Location I am interested in working: Germany, Monaco, Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States


Master in International Business
Birmingham Business School: University Of Birmingham
September 2010 – October 2011


Career Summary

SONJAQUANDT (GERMANY) Formerly Kuhnsilber
Project Manager
July 2012 – Current

Summary of the company: Gebr. Kühn is a silver manufacturer in Schwäbisch Gmünd by Stuttgart (Southern Germany) established in 1860 by Johann Stanislaus Nepomuk Kühn. In the 1980s Gebr. Kühn was taken over by Sonja Quandt and in 2014 renamed and rebranded. The company now supplies silver tableware and cutlery under the brand name SonjaQuandt to luxury stores such as Tiffany & Co. as well as various royal families worldwide. (

Strategic Purchasing & Supply Chain Management

 Responsible for building lasting relationship/s with reliable and quality suppliers for diverse products in emerging markets as well as across Europe to meet the essential quality requirements.

 Negotiating with, planning and managing multiple suppliers, negotiating prices & terms, maintaining such records, communicating lead time with “Stock keeping”.

 Reporting/suggesting to senior management for future purchasing recommendations.

 Working with logistics companies / Individual forwarders / Customs for import & export related issues to ensure timely and efficient processes.


 Increased reliability and efficiency of the supplier network by reorganisation

 Shorted and more dependable delivery time by smoothening and monitoring the supply chain

 Increasing the product portfolio by outsourcing silver and silver plated items

 Cutting supplier costs by 40% within two years

VUE Cinemas (UK) Guest Assistant (Student)
Oct 2010 – May 2012

Company Description: Vue Entertainment, formerly SBC International Cinemas, is a cinema company operating in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. Formed in May 2003 by the acquisition of Warner Village Cinemas by SBC and the subsequent rebranding of the business as Vue. As of 2013 the company has 80 cinemas in the UK, making it the third largest cinema chain in the UK.

Sales & Store Management

 Responsible for handling customer queries and help in providing the best possible customer service

 Regularly monitor cash tills to ensure that they have adequate cash available and that they are staffed appropriately

 Compile and maintain non-monetary reports and records

 Handle induction programs for new staff and provide adequate training that would help them perform their day to day activities

Treasure House (India) Store Representative (Student)
May 2009 – Aug 2010

Company Description: Based in Bangalore trading store for handicraft items from Kashmir including: cashmere wool and pashmina products, walnut wood bowls and items as well as handmade carpets and wand wall decoration. Company has now been closed.

Sales & Customer Service Management

 Manage daily operations and running of the store

 Focused on maintaining high customer service standards and worked during and outside business hours to obtained greater sales targets

 Worked hard to form teams and helped motivate peers in adhering to company policies and procedures

 Helped team members attain the set sales target through persistence and team work

 Maintained transactional records and reports of day to day operations of the store

 Cash handling along with in store supply management procedural hands on experience

Reliance Life Insurance (India)
Personal Financial Advisor (Student)
Feb – Oct 2009

Company Description: Reliance Life Insurance Company is amongst the top five private sector life insurance companies in terms of individual WRP (weighted received premium) and new business WRP in India. The company has over 9 million policy holders and over 100,000 agents (2014). Reliance Life offers life insurance products targeted at individuals and groups, catering to four distinct segments: protection, children, retirement and investment plans. Reliance Life Insurance is a part of Reliance Capital of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group.

Part time After Sales Management

 Handled the tasks of issuing insurance policies and advices to insurance holders

 Engaged in effective team building and maintaining relationship with customer

 Obliged to provide excellent service with detail information to the policy holders

 Responsible for handling online policy queries and resolving the same.