About Saumendra Kumar Sahoo
Age 31 - 40 Years
Retirement date 31-07-2024
Years of Military Service 15 – 20 Yrs
Service Indian Navy
Branch Indian Navy
A Certified Project Management Professional by PMI-USA and Google, ScrumMaster, Business Analyst by Microsoft & LinkedIn, Agile, Lean Six Sigma, Risk Management, Process Mapping and Operational Excellence Expert with 17+ years of experience as a highly versatile and energetic technocrat with a proven track record across different domains in Aeronautical – Mechanical Engineering such as Project Management, Operation, Maintenance, Production & QA/ QC, Inventory Management, Leading and Managing Teams, Budgeting & Financing, Contracting, Sourcing & Procurement with key skills that include Waterfall & Agile Project Management, Process transitions, Stakeholder Management, Communication Management, Continuous Improvement, etc.
Throughout my career, I have undertaken a wide range of responsibilities, showcasing my versatility. These responsibilities have spanned from the meticulous preparation, management, and certification of aircraft for airworthiness in flying operations, to the diligent oversight of routine preventive maintenance and non-routine breakdown maintenance.
Demonstrating my exceptional leadership abilities, I have assumed the roles of Personnel Manager, Team Lead, and Project Planning & Execution, skillfully leading diverse teams through the implementation of PERT charts. Thanks to these efforts, I achieved notable success in rolling out 10 aircraft within a span of 2 years following major overhauls, involving repair, replacement, trials, testing, and certification.
Additionally, I have diligently maintained strict compliance with established policies and procedures set forth by prominent domestic and international standards institutions, including Avi-Oil, ASTM, IP, and Defstan.
# Supply Chain Management – Successfully managed Aviation Logistics and Stores, ensuring timely availability and replacement of critical spares, while upholding the maintenance of essential aircraft documentation.
# Stakeholder & Communication Management – I have engaged in continuous stakeholder management, actively collaborating with esteemed governing bodies such as DRDO, IOCL, HAL, and CEMILAC, to contribute to the development and implementation of policies and procedures.
# Procurement Management – This has allowed me to leverage my expertise in effective vendor engagement and management, ensuring the smooth functioning of the Laboratory through timely procurement of necessary equipment. By skillfully preparing RFI/RFQ/RFP for procurement purposes and successfully concluding AMC/repair/calibration contracts, I have fostered strong relationships with a diverse network of vendors across various locations in the country, including New Delhi, Kochi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Mumbai.
Seeking challenging and rewarding opportunities in a corporate role in the fields of Project/ Program Management, Operations/ Production Management, QA & QC and HRD.