NIKHIL P.CHAVAN – Officer SEZ Coordinator
Address : H.NO: 302, At. Post: Karanja, Tal: Uran, Dist : Raigad, Navi Mumbai, MH 400702

Mob:9757462179 / 8898264929  Email Id: /


Seeking Assignments in the area
Special Economic Zone Operation / Custom Clearance / Logistics Operation / Import-Export/ Warehouse Management / Supplier & Transport Management / Store & Purchase Management/Material Management.


Preferred Location – Mumbai / Navi Mumbai
Professional Summary
A young ,Dynamic challenging holding a Master’s degree in Operation & Bachelor degree of Science with   6 Years Industrial & Corporate Experience in the field of SEZ /Import-Export /Customs/Warehouse/Store Dept./freight forwarders with excellent written & communication skill along with strong positive attitude to take up any challenge.
Experienced in Custom Clearance and Logistics Analyst in both liaising with Govt.authorities of Custom and Logistics Management.
Extensive knowledge of GST Rules, customs regulations, SEZ Rules / Acts and tariff schedules, as well as advanced knowledge of SAP software.
Proficiency and skills in Domestic Logistics, Warehouse & Dispatch. Efficient in Logistic Operation, Export Import Operations, Documentation, Pricing, Negotiations with Shipping Lines, Air Lines & local transporters , Coordination, Transportation, MIS, ERP, Liaison, Warehouse, Purchase Order, Supply Chain Mgmt, Vendor & Team Mgmt. Handle Reefer, Dry containers, FCL & LCL shipment etc.
Superior verbal and written communication skills.
Coordination experience with Custom officers, Suppliers/Vendors & CHA.
Dealing with transporter & suppliers/Manufactures till material reach at site.
Microsoft Office skills.
Superior supply and logistics management experience.
High knowledge of transportation and distribution principles.
Considerable basic business operations software skills.
Strong teamwork abilities.
Control warehouse inventory.
Experience                                                                                   6 YEARS & 8 MONTHS.
Officers-SEZ Coordinator                                                                                                           01/02/2017 – Present

Alfaraa Infraprojects Private Limited at JNPT Uran Port-Based Multi-product Special Economic Zone (SEZ)

Ensuring that all supplies to SEZ project is made under Zero Rated mechanism, so that no need to pay duties to the suppliers.
Laying down the procedural requirements for the purchase of duty free material for the project in consultation with Procurement team as per SEZ and GST Norms.
To ensure that there is no delay in unloading, clearance of material, issuance of the material by efficient co-ordination and management with Custom Department.
Co-ordination with specified officer/Authorized office for obtaining permission related to material clearance under GST/No benefit/Returnable/Bill of entry.
Developing proper records, formats and procedure flow charts under GST mechanism and Custom for functioning of stores respective for SEZ supplies.
Co-ordination with Custom Department Officers for the matters pertaining to goods and services for Duty Exemption and allied benefits.
Co-ordination with Customs officers by fulfilling SEZ norms & procedures in a specified durations and achieving the delivery of materials without any demurrage charges.
Assistance in preparation of list of material, which is to be submitted to obtain approval from Development Commission Office.
Handling all import & Export formalities with coordinating CHA, Vendor, and Freight Forwarder.
Maintained controls on all materials in coordination with internal personnel.
Maintained and updated running purchase orders and verified contents on a regular basis.
Assistance in migration from existing system (Service Tax, VAT, Excise, Custom, and CST) to GST regime from SEZ perspective.
Reconciliation of data and information pertaining to duty benefits availed under previous tax regime and its fulfilment of compliances.
Assisting site stores in all the matters relating to the drawback claims.
Dealing with the Security officers and staff for ensuring records and procedure are made as per SEZ Rules and norms.
Guidance for ensuring maximum benefit of SEZ supplies.
Arranging all necessary permissions from SEEPZ-Andheri Development Commissioner Office.
Junior Officer                                                                                                                          01/07/2015 – 31/01/2017

K Raheja Corp Services Pvt Ltd (IT-Special Economic Zone) (Airoli- Navi Mumbai)

Working with (IT-ITES) SEZ Developer to provide Assistance to Custom officials & Units as well as Developer.
Co- ordinating with the SEZ ( Special Economic Zone ) Customs Officials for Assessment, Examination, permissions and routing custom work of SEZ.
Preparing and updating all the SEZ Documents, Reports and Registers for Custom purpose as well as for the Developer as per SEZ Rules, 2006.
Submission of SOFTEX & Gist of Contract to SEEPZ-SEZ for Verification from specified Officer.
Handling SEZ Online System – Filing all the documents in SOS i.e. Bill of Entry, Softex,                                                GOC, Shipping Bill, Bill of Export etc.
Co-ordinating with Purchase Department, Contract Department and Supplier’s / Vendors / CHA for proper documentation as per SEZ Rules.
Getting sanctions for Inward and Outward of material from Custom Officials for Inward and Outward material from SEZ.
Submission / Collection of Documents and Co-ordinating with various Central Govt. agencies like Development Commissioner Office, Central Excise / Service Tax, RBI and State Govt. Agencies.
Data mapping from SAP for preparing Quarterly Progress Report (QPR) & Half yearly Progress Report (HPR) for SEZ Project.
Maintaining and keeping track of pre & post shipment export documents.
Handling Documents of different Schemes like EPCG, DEPB, Advance Authorization.
Maintaining & preparing all up to date clearance of Bill of Entry & dispatching sealed envelope of Re-warehousing Certificate.
Preparing and forwarding Monthly Duty Forgone ARE-1 Reports.
Assisting SEZ Custom Officials in day-to-day office work for Developer & Clients.
Sending Daily Status Report (DSR) of shipments to management / clients.
Follow-ups with CCA for Bill of Lading – Airway Bill, Vessel – Flight status, Transit Time and keep continual track on Cargo movement by Road/Rail/Sea till destination port.
Response to customs queries in connection with Imports/Export shipments.
Manages and executes inventory planning by co-coordinating with store and purchase department.
Handing all Documentation of Import & Export Activities.
Logistics Co-ordinator                                                                                                            04/04/2013 – 30/06/2015

Schlumberger Asia Services Ltd. (Nerul- Navi Mumbai)

Supervising stores management including day-to-day activities like receipts, storage, issues and disposition as well as management of supply chain.
Create Job Order for Import & Export shipments and update in databases & send to CHA for clearance.
Maintaining documentation for entire cycle – GRN, bill passing, excise posting and led the verification of all bills according to respective order, before submitting to accounts department.
Create Work Order for Custom Duty and forwarded Duty paper to accounts team.
Monitoring timely deliveries of all raw materials to the site as per the project requirements & matching materials deliveries with the associated purchase orders.
Prepare Export Invoices as per check-list given by segments and finalized freight quote and Bid out freight forwarder for shipment.
Co-ordinate with CHA for shipping bill/Carting/Examine and Bill of Lading and Send Pre-Alert to Consignee.
Verification of CHA & Transporter Invoices as per contract copy and processing Invoices for further payment process.
Preparation of Re-Export Bond (REB) for Used and New Assets for Air, Sea and Road shipments.
Handling with Internal clients (segments) related to compliance/end use matters (on EC, Imports i.e. Re-export Bond cancellations).
Manages and executes inventory planning by co-coordinating with warehouse inventory planner.
Response to customs queries in connection with Imports shipments and also intimate to custom for REB extension.
Follow up with the Re-export formalities and send the original document to CHA for cancellation of REB which was provided to custom at the time of Import.
Follow-ups with CCA for Bill of Lading – Airway Bill, Vessel – Flight status, Transit Time and keep continual track on Cargo movement by Road/Rail/Sea till destination port.
Send Pre-Alerts to Consignee after completion of the shipment.
Sending Daily Status Report (DSR) of shipments to segments / clients.
Maintaining KPI Reports.
Warehouse Operation                                                                                                             23/09/2012 – 03/04/2013

Arshiya International Ltd.  (Panvel- Sai Village)


Computer Operator                                                                                                                19/03/2011 – 22/09/2012

Master Marine Services Pvt. Ltd.  Navi-Mumbai (JNPT URAN-PUB)


Master of Business Administration: Operation, 2016



Bachelor degree of Science: Information Technology, 2012



Pursuing Post Graduate Diploma in Management: Supply Chain Management, 2017




Certificate for securing 78% in Maharashtra State Certificate in Information Technology.


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Sikkim Manipal University

01/01/2016 MBA (Operations)

Mumbai University

01-12-2012 BSC (Information Technology)