posted 21-05-2006 01:50
VIRENDRA K. KATIYAR
26 Nirman Apartments, Mayur Vihar Phase I Extn
Phone: 91-11-22711643, Mobile: 98109 83553
Senior level assignments in the area of General Management, Plant Management, Business Development, Buying House/marketing with dynamic growth oriented company in the Field of Finisher Leather, Leather Garments,Leather Accessories & Leather Footwear Industry.
SUMMARY OF SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Over 27 years of rich experience in all aspects of Operations in the Finished Leather, Leather Garments,Leather Accessories & Leather Footwear industry
Extensive experience in Production operations, setting up Plant & Machinery infrastructure, Product Development and Materials planning & Management with an eye on cost reduction.
Rich knowledge of implementation of Quality control systems & norms
Presently working with Pioneer Impex Inc. as Vice President-Operations and responsible for overall aspect of Manufacturing,Quality,Sourcing Of Finished Leather, Leather Acessaries,Leather Garments, Leather /Synthetic Footwear from overseas and Indian Industries.
Excellent communication skills with ability to handled diverse tasks in an industrial environment
Diploma in ‘Footwear Technology & Leather Goods Manufacture’ from Govt. Leather Institute, Kanpur
Short term management course in “Motivational and industrial management” and cost reduction.
The Career Path
Since April’ 2005 Vice President- Operations Pioneer Impex Inc.
Aug’00 to March05 General Manager- Operations Icon Footwears Pvt. Ltd.
Jan’99 to Jul’00 Advisor (Head- Leather Operations) Hindustan Lever Ltd.
Aug’98 to Dec’98 Footwear Consultant & Buying Agent
Aug’91 to Jul’98 General Manager- Technical First Land Trade Ltd
Sept’90 to Jul’91 Factory Manager Ital Shoes Pvt. Ltd.
Oct’79 to Aug’90 Production Manager Tata Exports Ltd.
Chief Tasks Handled
Anchor all activities for setting up & installation of Plants & Machinery for Footwear, Leather Garments and Leather Accessories manufacturing facilities for production of finished leather, leather footwear, footwear components, shoe uppers, Leather garments & Leather Accessories.
Supervise machinery maintenance, analysis of bottlenecks, planning and implementing effective remedies, in consultation with technical professionals
Production Planning & Control
Proactive identification of avenues for increasing production through process improvements and expansion in machinery to enhance productivity and reduce cost of production & manpower
Interaction with Factory Head for identification of areas of performance bottlenecks and initiating corrective action, in consultation with the top management.
Monitor market trends for analyzing current & competitor trends & identify market opportunities for new product development.
Ensuring minimum wastage in cutting and optimum utilization of raw materials and labour.
Conceiving and implementing short / long-term business plans for the international marketing effort of the company
End-to-end management of the export process to USA, UK, South Africa, Germany, Mauritius and throughout Europe.
Interface with prospective clients for conducting pre-deal closure negotiations including pricing parameters, requisite legal documentation & follow-up for obtaining timely payments
Vendor identification and development of dedicated network for sourcing of finished leather, Leather Garments, Leather Accessories, leather footwear, footwear components and leather goods.
Developing cost effective global & domestic vendor sources for procurement of material & equipment. Interacted with global vendors in Korea, Brazil, Thailand and UK and China.
Ensure on-time deliverables to the clients through tight supervision of the work
Recruitment and Training of personnel at all levels to improve their skill sets in multi-skilled operations.
Factory Administration functions including promoting the safety concepts throughout the organization.
Preparation of Management Reports for providing feedback to Top Management on various aspects of business performance.
Oversee complete Quality Assurance activities throughout the manufacturing cycle.
Involved with maintenance of documentation required as per requirements of ISO 9001 at Tata Exports.
At Tata Exports Ltd.
Recipient of Cash Award for Best Supervisor in 1981
Received a cash award for improving the productivity and quality in 1982 and was given Appreciation letter for effective materials management
Distinction of having achieved 14 increments along with promotion in 1984 for outstanding performance
Instrumental in achieving reduction in cutting norms by 10-15% at Tata Exports Ltd.
Key clients handled include Gabour, Milford, Salamander, Shoe Union, HushPuppies, Bally UK, Bally Switzerland and Ambiorix.
At First Land Trade, UK
Successfully handled the management of Senthur Shoes Ltd, Chennai independently for 3 years.
Successfully managed the production operations of Tufex Leather Ltd, Madurai for production of high quality classic shoes, dress shoes and moccasins and Leather Garments and Leather Accessories.
At Hindustan Lever Ltd.
Successfully set up leather operations in North India for Hindustan Lever Ltd. and successfully launched to brand ‘Le Baron’.
As Independent Consultants
Distinction of setting up plants for Leather division of API/ Nikhil Udyog
Provided consultancy for technical & product development for establishment of the “LEE COOPER “ Brand.
Working knowledge of MS-Word, Excel and Internet/ Email
Overseas Traveling in South Africa,Mauritius,Botswana,China and Thailand
Diploma in ‘Footwear Technology & Leather Goods Manufacture’ from Govt. Leather Institute, Kanpur in 1978 with 65.5% Marks
• BSC With PCM from Kanpur University in 1977 With 57% Marks
MA (Economics with Statistics) from Kanpur University in 1979 with 58% Marks
DATE OF BIRTH: 29th August 1957
Passport No: E 5789422