Lakdawala - Dy. Manager – Essar Steel Logistics Ltd. Hazira, Surat - Surat, Gujarat, India

Niraj Lakdawala

Surat, Gujarat, India


Dy. Manager – Essar Steel Logistics Ltd. Hazira, Surat


An astute, results-oriented leader with proven success of over 7.03 years in materials, stores, logistics, warehousing, supply chain management.
Currently designated as Deputy Manager of Logistics, Logistics Dept. with Essar Steel Ltd.
Handling the fleet of vehicles & transporters ensuring on time delivery & monitoring transit norms.
Resourceful in interfacing with Government Depts., Sales tax authorities, Banks etc.
Expertise in undertaking successful negotiations with, transporters and agents for logistics within budgets and time schedules
Excellent relationship management skills with proven ability to coordinate with people to maximize productivity.

Work History

Dy. Manager

Essar Steel Logistics Ltd., Hazira, Surat.

From July 2006

Material handling:
I was given assignment of shift-incharge in logistics handling & ware house management. Additionally assignment was disposal of the old and non moving stocks to accommodate maximum prime material.
Budgeting and planning the funds for procurement and sourcing of materials ensuring optimum utilization of materials & maximum cost savings.
Ensuring effective inventory control for ensuring ready availability of materials to meet the production targets. (07/2006 to 12/2007)

Excise & Documentation:
I was given task of accounting of Job work received, CT2, CT3 accounting, D3 material & invoicing of prime material. (01/2008 to 06/2008).

Transport / Logistics Management (Current Profile)
Logistics functions inclusive of planning of material, supply chain management, controlling obsolete inventory, disposals of surplus stocks etc.
Liaising with suppliers/transporters, for ensuring smooth operations, systems and procedures for distribution and logistics.
Co-ordinating with transporters, agents, etc. to achieve seamless and cost-effective movement of shipments, ensuring timely deliveries both domestic and Exports.
Speedy and cost effective dispatch of goods.
Circulation of various mis reports as per daily, weekly, & monthly basis as per the formats fixed in departmental meeting.
Handling of Logistics SMS portal system, Logistics EIS system & Logistics feedback system and to enhance/ modify reports as per new requirements given by the Head of Dept time to time.
Entrepreneurial Orientation, Project Management, Nurturing & Customer Focus. Negotiation & Operational Excellence as per guidance given by the Head of Dept time to time.

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Apollo Tyres Ltd., Baroda

October 2005 - June 2006

Was responsible for handled bead Machines & also responsible for generation of Maximum Radial Tyres in Minimum time, Handled the whole Radial Tyre production unit for 2 months.

Service Advisor


January 2005 - September 2005

Was responsible for handled maintenance of all models of Maruti Suzuki Cars with the help of all new technologies mainly on Engine, Suspension & Transmission side & also acting as a warranty administrator that involves role of to diagnose fail parts and dealing with Maruti Suzuki for replacement of those parts.

Qualifications & Certifications

Diploma Mechanical Engineering

S.T.B.S. college of Engg.

M.T.B.T.High School - Surat

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