SIRISC provides customised end-to-end Supply Chain solutions with offices in Brisbane (Australia), Auckland (New Zealand) and Chennai (India). The company’s main focus is to enhance our customers’ business processes to deliver enhanced outcomes and deliver competitive advantage.
We are group of Senior Consultants with rich experience in Developing, Managing and Optimising end to end Supply Chain. We are also part of Global Consortium that is involved in advising on variety of Supply Chain issues to Venture Capitalists, Global Top Three Management Consulting Firms. The Chief Consultant Developed and Delivered Solutions to companies such as Farmers Trading (NZ); Food Stuffs (NZ); PGG WRIGHTSON (NZ); New Zealand Aluminium Smelters etc. As an employee of American 3PL Company developed and delivered solution all over Asia Pacific for Companies like Apple Computer, IBM, General Motors, Boing, Microsoft, Nokia, DELL, 3M, SAMSUNG, HP, 3M, Johnson & Johnson etc.
Vijay developed professional expertise in the areas of creating and implementing lean and agile Supply Chain in a manufacturing and trading environment. In order to align Supply Chain objectives with Organisational Goals, Vijay developed skills in creating Core Competency Strategy to save Costs and maximise Operating profit after capital Charge. Vijay’s core strength lies in developing and implementing strategies to maximize Business Growth, EVA, maximization of Operational Excellence and Total Customer Experience (TCE). Vijay was trained in Lean Six Sigma environment and developed skills to eliminate waste and improve productivity.
Vijay’s expertise lies in identifying opportunities to save costs; optimize resources; reduce lead time to market (B2C & B2B); align demand with supply and re-engineering logistics and supply chain business processes. Vijay gained experience in IT, Electronics, 3PL, Consulting, Education, Retail, FMCG, Automotive, and Resources Industries. He strongly believes in team work and collaboration and known as change agent and implemented several continuous improvement projects using change process and six sigma DMAIC project management methodology.
1. Currently pursuing PhD in Supply Chain Management from Victoria University, Australia focussing on 3PL Management/Contract Logistics;
2. Qualified Supply Chain Manager in Caterpillar Production Systems, specialising in lean process improvement and elimination of Waste;
3. Master of Applied Science (Logistics & SCM) from Massey University, NZ;
4. Two year UK Diploma in Logistics with specialization in Warehousing, UK Institute of Logistics and Transport and Massey University, UK.
5. Post Graduate in Commerce (Specialization in Cost Accounting, Personnel Management); S V University, India (1980).
Head of New Zealand Office:
Gijs is a Supply Chain Professional with over 15 years of C-level and 26 years of international experience in delivering value chain optimization in Supply Chain, Procurement and IT; across FMCG manufacturing, retail and healthcare. Gijs commenced his career in robotics and flexible manufacturing, progressing to supply chain consulting with two of the Big 4 consultancies, in Europe and Australasia. After moving to New Zealand in 1995, he transferred into the corporate environment.
Gijs expertise lies in domestic and international Supply Chain strategy development and execution; supply chain process transformation & change leadership and transformation; service and total cost of logistics turnaround; Sales & Operations Planning and Advanced Planning & Optimisation; implementation of continuous improvement and ‘lean’ logistics; planning and governance; strategic vendor management; selection and implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning, Advanced Planning & Optimisation and Supply Chain Execution systems including IT governance, establishing effective consumer response system.
1. Master of Business Administration Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
2. Bachelor of Engineering Mechanical, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands.
Head of India Office:
Mr. Chhura is a dynamic and results oriented general management & operations global executive with broad operations, integrated supply chain and commercial experience in the western world as well as in emerging countries like China and India. A natural change agent providing digital leadership, armed with 25+ years of hands on global experience with market leaders like IBM, Lenovo, Apple, Philips and Flex.
Mr Chhura has strong expertise in establishing and operating green field entities with demonstrated tangible results in the areas of high volume order fulfilment centres, complex distribution networks, manufacturing and procurement centralization. Core competency includes but not limited to ‘all miles’ of supply chain, fulfilment, procurement, reengineering distribution networks, outsourcing, global business services (GBS), acquisition and post-merger integration, optimising inventory, costs and serviceability.
1. Harvard Business School – Executive Education, Organizational Leadership.
2. Graduate Certificate in Computer Integrate Manufacturing from Australia.
3. Graduate in Mechanical Engineering.