Sumit Kumar Ray

Sumit Kumar Ray

30 years

A result-oriented professional with 5+ years of international experience in Merchant Navy and 9 months in Entrepreneurship & Business Development. Expertise in Leadership, Project Management, Operations, Marketing, and Brand Development.

  • Maritime Industry
  • ...

... Functional Expertise

  • Strategy
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Operations

... Education

  • B.Tech (Electrical Engineering), IMPS College of Engineering, WBUT.

... Achievements

  • Received fast track promotion in just 9 months (against 24 months) for exceptional performance at Wallem Shipmanagement.

... Certifications

  • Holding a certificate of proficiency in Advance firefighting.

Work Experience | 73 months

  • 73 Total Months
  • 9 S R Enterprise
  • 5 Synergy Groups
  • 59 Wallem Shipmanagement
  • 39 International

... Career Highlights

Entrepreneurship, Business Development

  • Introduced a private brand of furniture and successfully completed 2 large scale furnishing projects.
  • Started from scratch and grew Nilkamal furniture distribution business to Rs.27+ Lakh in just 9 months.
  • Managed end-to-end business aspects, including strategic planning, marketing, sales, finance, operations, and team management; Coordinated with 40+ retailers.

Leadership, Crisis Management

  • Headed technical department for operations and maintenance of electrical equipment for VLCC global tankers carrying up to 1 Lakh ton of petroleum products.
  • Led 40+ critical and disaster-prone operations required for oil discharging and loading across multiple ports.
  • Saved 6 fishermen in the Pacific Ocean by playing an active part in rescue operation; played critical role of the crane operator in retrieving them onboard.

Project Management

  • Planned & executed two dockings (5 yearly maintenance) projects (in Singapore and Dilan, China) within the deadline.
  • Implemented, overviewed & successfully cleared the 30+ vetting operations by prospective clients - oil majors like Total, Shell, BP, Chevron increasing the vessel’s KPI scorecard.
  • Supervised the start of operation of a new vessel at Jinjiang, China; Ensured all the electrical installation as per norms and standards.

Operations, Inventory, Vendor Management

  • Planned and managed large budget, spares and stores inventories for long voyages and large capacity tanker. 
  • Led a Multicultural/global team of 8+ and diverse stakeholders for the maintenance of record and smooth execution of day-to-day operations of 150+ critical electrical equipment.
  • Managed vendors and coordinated with 30+ original equipment manufacturers for claiming a guarantee of damaged parts within one year of delivery.