The Dream Team – CNC Machine
The Purchase Department is the backbone of Premier's CNC Machines business, with a clear
focus on procuring the best quality raw materials at competitive pricing and delivering them to
the production department on time.
"Good purchasing practices are integral to our business
Mr. Rakesh Mehta, Vice President & Head Materials
The Purchase department not only handles
domestic purchases but is also responsible for importing
special items from countries like Japan, Germany, Taiwan,
Italy, etc., as per specific needs defined by the Design
Key Achievements over the past two years:
90% timely delivery; very rarely the production is
hampered due to non-availability of material in time.
Cost saving recognized; by various substituted
imported items intead of indigenous items, without
compromising the quality, as well as by a reduction in
delivery lead time.
Cost reduction of CNC of Hobbing Machine by more
than 25%, with constant follow-up and co-ordination
with Fanuc by our Design & Materials team.
Developing and maintaining a strong and loyal supplier
base; many of our suppliers have been in business with
us for more than 25 years.
The Machines Division Purchase Team, focused on procuring the
best quality raw materials.
Meet the Purchase Team:
Mr. Dinesh S. Shirgaokar: Assistant General
Manager, heads the Purchase department of Premier's
CNC Machines business and oversees all department
Mr. Ajit H. Pandhare:Executive, possesses indepth
knowledge on materials required by Premier.
Mr. Mahesh R. Deo: Assistant Manager, Material
Dept., is responsible for procuring proprietary, bearings
& maintenance items.
Mr. Chandrashekhar S. Tisgaonkar: Assistant
Manager, is armed with over 26 years of experience in
the field of manufacturing & procurement of castings,
and has developed expertise in the same.
Mr. Sunil N. Nadarge: Assistant Manager, is
responsible for sheet-metal components, hydraulic
fittings & off-the-shelf mechanical items required for
Mr. Prakash D. Mali: Executive, is responsible for
procuring consumables, printing material, tools, etc.
Mr. Kishor R. Potnis: Executive, specializes in
procuring castings for hobbing machines and steel
Mr. Sanjay S. Kandhare: Manages the
documentation of material flow of the vendor
Mr. Rahul S. Chavan: Executive, mainly looks after
procurement of proprietary items.
Mr. M. John Paul: Trainee, is still learning the tricks
of the trade.
Mr. Kishor B. Bangar: Assistant Manager, is
mainly responsible for procurement of small machined
items for assembly.
Mr. Shailesh B. Kulkarni: Responsible for overall
data management & document control.