Blue Ocean Corporation

Manoj Yermalkar

Head of SCM – ACG Engineering Limited, Pune, India
Former General Manager, SCM, Praj Industries Limited, Pune, India

Manoj Yermalkar is an accomplished and visionary Head of Supply Chain, who brings over 28 years of technical and leadership experience in the supply chain and logistics domains. He has demonstrated supply chain and procurement excellence, ensuring seamless project executions within time and budget constraints.

Manoj has successfully handled and led teams through complex supply chain challenges, driving transformative initiatives that align with organizational objectives.

He is adept at delivering strategic, insightful masterclasses for procurement and supply at the corporate level internationally. He deploys a pragmatic and integrated learning approach that is practical, actionable, life-relevant, competency-based, and results-oriented, helping learners adopt it.

As the Head of SCM in his present organization, Manoj has worked with top global organizations like McKinsey, Deloitte and KPMG.

As a senior SCM professional, some of Manoj’s strengths include, but are not limited to:

  • Supply chain management and strategy
  • Digitization in Supply Chain
  • Global sourcing and vendor selection
  • Vendor quality management and balanced scorecards
  • Materials selection for quality and cost control
  • International Logistics
  • Budget control and expense reduction initiatives
  • Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen, and Total Quality Management


Professional Experience:

  • Head of SCM – ACG Engineering Limited, Pune, India.
  • General Manager, SCM, Praj Industries Limited, Pune, India.
  • Head of SCM – Triveni Turbines Limited, India.
  • Manager, Supply Chain – Wam Spa, Italy.
  • Manager, Procurement – Mukand Limited, India.
  • Engineer Procurement – Graphite India Limited.


Qualifications & Certifications:

  • BE (Mechanical), Latur.
  • Graduate Diploma in Materials Management.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in International Business, Pune.
  • Green Belt Certification in Lean Six Sigma.