Ref. No. : CA - 30844 - (Management – with 23.7 years in Plastic Industry)

Education

Bachelor of Industrial Engineering from Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering in 2007

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from K.H.K. Institute of Engineering Dharwad in 1998

Skill Sets

Technical Skills
MS Office, Auto CAD and E-Commerce

Knowledge Purview
Implemented production in coordination with the other departments and followed SOP’s, manuals and work instructions for production operations of the unit
Reduced rejection levels through continuous up-gradation of quality circles to observe better compliance in line with change in requirements
Performing:
Troubleshooting, optimization, de-bottle necking to reduce operating costs and improving productivity
Routine maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting for analytical equipment on a regular basis for higher productivity and efficiency
Spearheading risk mitigation of matters relating to cost, planning & risk analysis
Executing innovative systems, processes for enhanced, control of resources and improving delivery of customer service
Steering the establishment of excellent supplier chain through regular audit, evaluation & development

Work Experience

General Manager, Quality & Operation
From Feb’19 to July 2021
Company profile- one of the leading Toys manufacturer

Job profile-
Administering team of 3 Plant’s Quality Manager’s, Engineers to establish systems for Toy’s requirement; ISO 9001:2015, ASTM, EN-71, F963, QA-49 & HIQ, Mattel QSOP, GQMP & many other systems

General Manager, Corporate Quality Assurance
From Aug’18 to Feb’19
Company profile- manufacturing partner for renowned brands in the auto and non-auto sector

Job profile-
Directed the Quality Team for developments & mass productions parts for Electrical Vehicle drive-train from Punch Power-train, NIO USA, NPEV China, Volvo & JLR
Systemized control, monitoring quality & output of products from raw material to finished products through auditing the process at regular intervals and addressed customer’s voice/complaints on priority to ensure customer satisfaction all time

Dec’17 to Jun’18 with Avtec Ltd., Hosur as Deputy General Manager, Head Quality Assurance

Key Result Areas:
Led Quality Team of components vertical to achieve customer satisfaction through quality enhancements, was liable for quality from raw materials to finish goods, customer’s complaints, rendered support to Shop Managers to address suppliers and customer quality issues, offered highly satisfied countermeasures for each issue, monitored results in long run and offered guidance to the Production Engineering Team and Manufacturing Team to address the process constraints

Dec’03 to Dec’17 with Toyota Kirloskar Bangalore (Axles, Transmission, Engine Machining and Assembly Line)
Growth Path:
Dec’03 to Dec’15 as Deputy Manager Quality Control at Toyota Kirloskar Auto Parts (QI Section Head)
Jan’16 to Dec’17 as Manager Quality at Toyota Industries Engine India, Jigani
Key Result Areas:
Analyzed production loss/rejection, conducted monthly audit with GM’s, organized supplier quality audit and implemented TKAP practices
Coordinated with Lean Manufacturing System, controlled the process rejection/ rework & daily clearance, reduced cycle time, set-uptime in machines by continuous improvement and maintained process rejection zero
Audited shop floor for process variation analysis, conducted process improvement & development, minimized the process redundancies and set new process setting in shop floor
Conducted customer return assemblies investigation, process audit, took action through 4M analysis and imparted training to manufacturing team about built in quality culture to make defect-free line
Explained process capability status to MD along with implementing Jishukane, CRJ, Hoshin, KPI and 3 pillar activities in QC and MFG department
Worked as In-charge of all quality related activity in Transmission, Axles & Engine Plant

Highlights:
Contributed as 1st Person to achieve QC worksite capability gold level in entire Asia Pacific
Toyota Motors Japan Certified Assessor for Shop Floor Excellence
Toyota Motors Japan Certified Trainer for TPS (Global Production Center. Japan)
Trained GPC Japan, an exclusive training center of Toyota motor corporation Japan (This training for TPS, basic assembly skills, Lean manufacturing, and Toyota way)
Developed 12 highly competent supplier for New TNGA-Engine Project and led Suppliers Evaluation Team for New TNGA Project
Acted as In-house Quality In-charge for GD engine for Innova Crysta

Oct’98 to Dec’03 with Spicer India Limited, Jodalli Dharwad as Production Engineer

Achievement-driven professional with rich experience of 23 years in Automobile Industry, Toy’s & Plastics.
Exposure in various areas like VA/VE Analysis, 5S Implementation, ISO 9001:2015 TQM, TPM, Toyota Production System Trainer, APQP, PPAP, FMEA and Toyota certified, IATF 16949 Establishment and 8D
Hands-on experience in:
Setting quality functions for Raw Material, Supplier Selection, Inward Quality, In Plant Quality, Sampling Audits, Process Audits, finish parts confirmation & part functional check on periodic basis for power-train (Transmission, Axles & Engine, Machining and assembly) plastic products & Toys.
Identifying process bottlenecks, applying fixes, enhancing plant efficiency & increasing productivity while curtailing operations expenses
Possess innate flair for accepting challenges with skills in formulating SOPs & policies, designing systems & processes
Supervised compliance activities and helped to enforce quality assurance policies and best practice principles
Added value to business by offering strategic advice in conceptualizing resource plans, quality protocols, SOPs & SLAs
Customer focused professional; resourceful at maintaining relationships with clients by achieving quality product & service norms
Strong exposure in assuring that developed processes have represented the maximum quality & reliability attainable by establishing effective quality control inspections & corrective procedures
Planned day-to-day strategies, budgets, production schedules, along with the resource allocation for optimum output
Minimized performance bottlenecks for high productivity by ensuring safety, product quality, customer satisfaction, timely delivery, costs and environment
Possess excellent communication, analytical, decision-making, problem-solving and leadership skills with proven capability in planning & managing resources

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