Abhishek A.

Procurement | Sourcing | Supply Chain Management | FMCG | Packaging


I am a results oriented professional, who sets direction and works with a team to consistently achieve the high-reaching goals. My accomplishments and skills have been recognized through Eight You Can...see more

  • Chemical & Plastic Products
  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Head of Supply Chain and Procurement, India / Member of Managing Committee (Mancom)

2 years
Current position
Oct 2020 - Present
-Responsible for Leading the Entire Huhtamaki India Supply Chain and Procurement This comprises a Procurement spend of 220 MM Euro or 20,000 MM INR across Commodities like Resins, Alum...see more

Senior Manager Global Commodities: Resins, Petrochemicals, Rigid Plastics, Sustainability

Colgate Palmolive USA
3 years
Jan 2018 - Oct 2020
Source and Manage spends for Petrochemicals, Resins, Recycled resins & Rigid Plastic Parts Globally. Responsible for Category Strategy and Segmentation, Strategic Vendor Development...see more

Global Packaging Category Manager – Injected, Molded parts, Pumps, Triggers

Colgate Palmolive USA
2 years
Jun 2016 - Dec 2017
• Manage Resins, Injected & Molded parts in Home Care and Personal Care, Globally. • Strategize , Manage Triggers and Pumps globally and develop long term buying Strategy • Drive Conv...see more

Head, Procurement and Sourcing, Toothbrush

Colgate Palmolive
2 years
Jan 2014 - May 2016
Responsible for Contract Manufacturing, RFP and Negotiation, Strategy, Vendor Development, Product Development Directly Responsible for Negotiating RM, PM, Managing Vendors & Relationsh...see more

Head -Materials Procurement, Factory Planning, Logistics, Co-packing Operations, Goa Factory

Colgate Palmolive
2 years
Feb 2012 - Dec 2013
Responsible for Inbound RM, PM, Inventory control, Factory Planning, Dispatches, Export and Co packing Operations. • Spearheaded the team, to increase the monthly production by 40% to ...see more

Procurement Integration Manager-Europe, Sanex and Colep CCL

Colgate Palmolive
3 months
Oct 2011 - Jan 2012
Responsible for integrating the Sanex Contract Manufacturing network and manage Colep Colgate Aerosol operations • Led the Procurement integration effort to merge Sanex CM operations wi...see more

Procurement and Contract Manufacturing Manager, Personal Care, Home Care, Oral Care

Colgate Palmolive
1 year
Jul 2010 - Sep 2011
Responsible for Procuring flavor ingredient’s, Develop Contract Manufacturers and Source Finished Goods • Developed a 10 fold capacity increase at Contract Manufacturing to support Pla...see more

Branch Customer Service Manager

Colgate Palmolive
3 years
May 2007 - Jun 2010
Responsible for demand planning, distribution, warehousing, Modern trade Supply Chain development and servicing. Improved the Case Fill from 96.5% to 99% by driving an increase in forec...see more

Area Sales Manager - Tanishq

Titan Industries
1 year
Jan 2006 - May 2007
Handled Sales & Retail operations for Tanishq, company & franchisee stores, for Bangalore, Mysore & Kerala operations. Also responsible, for stores expansion in Mysore & Bangalore city....see more

Supply Planning Manager

Titan Industries
9 months
Mar 2005 - Dec 2005
Handled, the supply planning of straps for watches, in central Planning team of Titan watches, at Hosur factory. • Increased the watch plating utilization by 7%, by optimizing the mix b...see more

Management Trainee

Titan Industries
9 months
Jun 2004 - Mar 2005
As part of Management trainee program, worked on Cross Functional roles in Operations Management and Retailing. The Key highlight of this 9 month stint was the phenomenal work done in T...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Chemical & Plastic Products
  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)


  • Competitive Analysis
  • Project Planning
  • Management
  • Procurement
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Six Sigma
  • Materials Management
  • Sourcing
  • Market Intelligence
  • Logistics
  • Production Planning
  • Commodity Risk Management
  • Demand Planning
  • Warehouse Operations
  • Negotiation