Ref. No. : CA - 21988 - (Designer & Product Developer – with 14.1 years in Plastic Industry)

Education

B.E Industrial and Production Engineering From The National Institute Of Engineering In 2007 With 71.69%

Skill Sets

Mechanical Engineer with 8 years of experience in Plastic / Sheet metal Product design.
5 Years of Product design Experience (Consumer Appliances)
Hands on Experience in Design and development of the component (End to End Product Design)
3+ Years of Value Engineering experience. Designed / developed / delivered the components for cooking appliances (Northern America). Delivered around $800K cash flow yearly
Hands on experience in parametric Modeling, Creo2.0, Pro-E Advanced Surfacing, drafting and Assembling.
Hands on Experience on the complete Product life cycle.
Hands on Experience in driving cross category projects.
Hands on Experience in working with different stakeholders like (Procurement, Product testing, Electronics Design team, Manufacturing, Quality team Etc.,)
Hands on Experience in the design tools like FMEA, Thought Map, DVP&R, Stack-up, A3’s, 8D’s Etc..)
Generate Idea Pipeline for the team to deliver the VE Targets.
Conduct / Host the Cross Category DFV work sho

Work Experience

Deputy Manager
Since Nov 2010
Company Profile: Manufacturer of Home Appliances

Project Engineer
Nov 2007 to Nov 2010
Company Profile: Leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company.  

Responsibility/activities Performed
Meet the target set for the Cost and quality targets
Develop the team to meet the target
Lead and delver various Cost saving project.
Work with Cross category Stakeholders (manufacturing, Procurement, testing Lab, Supplier, Designers, NPR Etc.,) to deliver the lead project. 
Worked in Cleveland TN (Whirlpool manufacturing) to deliver Cost & Quality Projects
Generate the Pipeline for the team’s target
Host the Cross Category DFV workshop to generate the VE ideas

Achievements
Pinnacle 2013 (Employee of the Year) : Was awarded Pinnacle for bringing the business impact be delivering 500K project and which in-turn was benchmarked to add 5 more resources to the team to deliver bigger Cost Targets.
Rock Star Q2 2015 : Was awarded Rock Star award for Q2 2015 for successfully delivering one of the crucial project (The Low Cost Console assembly). The project saved ~650K material saving and ~2000ppm quality (approx $3 per unit) which  had around 310K tooling investment.
You Are Star (Spot Award) Feb 2014: Initiated DFV workshop for NAR product and generated ideas worth 3M USD. Based on this1.5M USD worth project was considered to lead and deliver.
You are star (Spot award) Aug 2013: For the Contribution in solving the Cooktop Glass Breakage issue.
Smart Squad Feb 2011: Successfully delivering the features sub-system for production (FDBM)
Patent: Awarded USA Patent for “Multi-Faceted Appliance Height-Adjustment Mechanism” (SUB-06106-US-NP; WHI018 P339). Patent yet to be published.

Certifications
Six Sigma Black-Belt Certified from Anexas Consultancy SE, Bangalore.
Certified TRIZ Basic level(Innovation Management) from Anexas Consultancy SE, Bangalore.
Certified in “Plastic Product And Mould Design” From Central Insitute Of Plastic Engineering & Technology (CIPET), Mysore.
Attended 35 Hrs PMP (Project Management principle) classroom classes on July 2015 conducted by Simply Learn, Pune. Will be appearing for the PMP Certification by Dec 2015 

Key Projects
Project 1: The Low Cost Console assembly             (Project Lead Time 12 Months)
Initiated, Designed and developed the low cost console assembly for Build-In Oven NAR. This project fetched around 650K of material saving and 2000ppm quality improvement with 310K tooling investment. Successfully worked with the cross category team to develop and overcome the obstacles in the project. This project brought positive impact for the Cost & Quality team and helped to establish the Cost & Quality team for Tulsa Division. 

Project 2 : Oven Door Glass Breakage analysis       (Project Lead Time 05 Months)
BIO had high rate of SIR on Oven Door Glass breakage. Being one of the member of quality action team, We had a challenge to identify the root cause. I Identified the GASP meter which was available in market to measure the stresses on the glass and Run the COV and DOE to understand the stresses induced on the glass on assembly line and found the root cause and was addressed. This project had 4500ppm quality improvement.

Proejct 3 : NAR Refrigerator Door Bins / Shelf       (Project Lead Time 15 Months)
Designed and developed the features (Door Bins and Shelf for refrigeration product. I was responsible for the design of the door bins. Worked with Cross category team to successfully launched the features on time and on cost

Future Goals

To be an integral part of a result oriented company that seeks an ambitious, dynamic and career conscious person, where acquired competencies and education will be utilized towards continuous growth and advancement, to accept the challenges of the Industry & do the Innovative work.

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