Manish Saini

Mentor at The Locus Learning Academy

Jalandhar Area, India

Summary
Negotiation skills Sourcing & Procurement Supply chain management, Operations Management, Quality Management, Productivity Warehouse Management Merchandising
Over 10 years of extensive experience in Strategic Planning, Project Management, Product Development, Merchandising, B2B Operations, Warehousing and Logistics Solutions across varied industrial segments.
Presently working in the social sector and creating an innovative enterprise in the field of rural Education under the Project "Locus".
Experience

Mentor at The Locus Learning Academy

Nov 2014 - Present

National Lead - Merchandising & Operations at Staples Future Office Products Pvt. Ltd

Jan 2010 - Mar 2014

 Provide executive leadership as head of Operations for the largest Office Supplies Organization serving over 1200 large Enterprises a month.  Responsible for Heading Merchandising for 4 Verticals – Basic Office Supplies, Technology, Managed Print Services and Corporate Gifting.  Designing and implementing the pricing Strategy across all verticals to align them to the Budget requirements of the Organization.  Responsible for Managing Warehouses across 10 Cities and Logistics across 350 cities across India so as to meet the customized SLAs for each of our customers.  Interfacing with the Finance, IT, HR and Sales Team Leaders and ensuring that the strategic operations roadmap is progressing as per the plan.  Enforcing performance indicators for each role in operations as well as ensuring greater focus on business results and 100% involvement.  Leading 24 Supervisors and a staff of 135 employees spread across 10 facilities in India.  Driving strategic initiatives for the organization to propel it ahead of the competition in operational excellence.  Carrying out continuous audits to ensure compliance and sound functioning of the process.

Head Operations at eYantra Industries Ltd

Nov 2006 - Dec 2009

 Handled the budget, ensuring financial accountability and set-up operating procedures for the projects.  Lead the Sourcing effort for all the Projects and Contracts.  Served as Merchandising & Operations Head for interacting with all the International Gifting Council (IGC) Group Companies.  Interfaced with Local, State and National Agencies for successful program development and execution.  Liaised with various departments during incubation stage of projects for accessing the resource requirement and completion schedule.  Conceptualization and Implementation of a unique Brand-Store concept for Corporate Gifting and Merchandising.  Established the processes for e-Tail from product sourcing to delivery.  Facilitated the up-gradation of product portfolio by adding new categories and products.  Sustained high quality standard of products supplied to the end consumer.  Addressed 3rd level escalations, developed the operations structure and delivered all orders (bulk / online) within the SLAs.  Conceptualized the job descriptions, reporting formats and KRAs as per the approved structure.  Leading the Merchandising and Sourcing effort for all the Brand Stores.  Recruiting and training the operations staff for etail operations across all levels.  Overseeing budget and ensuring financial accountability of various projects.  Developing methods to ascertain vendor efficiency and quality and work towards improving them.  Design and implement the Order management, fulfillment and Delivery Mechanism for all the Brand Stores.  Inventory Management for all the Brandstores and maintain a healthy inventory turnover cycle.

Head Operations at eYantra Industries Ltd

Nov 2006 - Dec 2009

 Handled the budget, ensuring financial accountability and set-up operating procedures for the projects.  Lead the Sourcing effort for all the Projects and Contracts.  Served as Merchandising & Operations Head for interacting with all the International Gifting Council (IGC) Group Companies.  Interfaced with Local, State and National Agencies for successful program development and execution.  Liaised with various departments during incubation stage of projects for accessing the resource requirement and completion schedule.  Conceptualization and Implementation of a unique Brand-Store concept for Corporate Gifting and Merchandising.  Established the processes for e-Tail from product sourcing to delivery.  Facilitated the up-gradation of product portfolio by adding new categories and products.  Sustained high quality standard of products supplied to the end consumer.  Addressed 3rd level escalations, developed the operations structure and delivered all orders (bulk / online) within the SLAs.  Conceptualized the job descriptions, reporting formats and KRAs as per the approved structure.  Leading the Merchandising and Sourcing effort for all the Brand Stores.  Recruiting and training the operations staff for etail operations across all levels.  Overseeing budget and ensuring financial accountability of various projects.  Developing methods to ascertain vendor efficiency and quality and work towards improving them.  Design and implement the Order management, fulfillment and Delivery Mechanism for all the Brand Stores.  Inventory Management for all the Brandstores and maintain a healthy inventory turnover cycle.

Education

PGDM at Indian Institute of Management, Indore

Jun 2004 - Mar 2006

B.Tech (Textile Technology) at National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar

Jun 1997 - May 2001

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