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SAP Project Manager

Buffalo, New York, 14214, United States
November 07, 2011
Contact Info:

Pranav Prakash Baraskar

** ***** ******, *******, ** 14214 (716) ***-****


Seeking an opportunity in a challenging work environment to improve my knowledge and gain practical experience.


• University at Buffalo, The State University of New York ,U.S.A

Master of Science in Industrial & Systems Engineering, December 2011

GPA: 3.33/4.0

• K.J. Somaiya College of Engineering, Mumbai University, INDIA

Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering, August 2009

Equivalent GPA:3.67/4.0



Graduate Trainee Engineer Intern

• Forecast production based on theory of constraints (TOC).

• Improve the flow of products and materials by decreasing cycle times and eliminating bottlenecks.

• Asses’ feasibility of reducing number of replenishment trucks to customer while staying within customer service levels and passing cost benefits to customer.

• Improve warehousing activities taking into consideration benchmarking like 5s and continuous improvement Kaizen.

• Experienced Import export Excise Invoice & customs clearance process at warehouse level.

• Improve material handling in the plants and warehouse.

Godrej & Boyce Mfg.Co.Ltd. May 2011-Aug-2011.

Supply Chain Management Intern

Used BAAN Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) modules

• Learnt and implemented ways for efficient allocation of materials generating transport order reducing backordering and no stock cases by 30%.

• Full Truck Load shipment preparation i.e. consolidating & planning trips.

• Design, implemented and controlled performance metrics based on parameters of cost, operational efficiency and transportation effectiveness, reducing lead time by 60-65 %.

• Analyze Trucks loaded as per truck load factor (TLF), formulated and implemented the corrective workflow with continuous reporting to top management with goal to of full truck load dispatch.

• Analyze warehouse-assembly plant interaction.

• Logistics Department Delivery performance analysis and implementation.

• Help in tremendous cost reduction through effective analysis & reduced truck detention by 60% saving 10000$ per year.

• Ensuring correct dispatch of shipment.


Production Planning and Control, Six Sigma, Quality Assurance, Design and Analysis of Experiments, Linear Programming,, Discrete Optimization, Logistics and Distribution Management, Supply Chain Design Modeling & Optimization, , Revenue Management.


• Sales Forecasting & Aggregate Planning for Ambience Aircon, August-December 2010

o Forecasted the demand for Air Handling Units manufactured by the company.

o Estimated Aggregate Planning using tools like Lindo & Excel Solver with application of Linear Programming.

• Optimal Thermal Insulating Material, August-December 2010

o Applied sample selection methods, ANOVA, Regression Analysis.

o Used tools Minitab & SPSS to obtain the results.

• Effective Complaint Management System for UB Facilities (Six Sigma), August-December 2010

o Applied Six Sigma DMAIC procedure to reduce the no of complaints.

o Used excel to sort and simplify the provided and surveyed data

o Applied ANOVA & Regression Analysis methods using the tool Minitab.

o Lead the Group of Six.

• Effect of ingredients & microwave power on the popping characteristics of popcorn(Quality Assurance),January-May 2011

o DMAIC Six-Sigma Solving Methodology

o Analysis with SPC, FMEA, Minitab GageR&R and Response surfaces & optimization.

o Applied Design and analysis of experiments DOE principles to find optimal combination.


Programming languages: C, C++, CPLEX

Package: Minitab, SPSS, Auto CAD, MS Office


• Men Single Runner-up University at Buffalo Lawn Tennis open spring 2011

• Represented Shivaji Park Gymkhana for three years as a team member for national level lawn tennis tournaments: 1. TATA SHIELD. 2. BELANI SHIELD.

• Have been an active member of MESA(Mechanical Engineering Students Associations)and SAE(Society o Automotive Engineers)