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Engineer Process Improvement

Arlington, Texas, 76013, United States
May 26, 2010

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. Masters in Industrial Engineering with 5 years of experience in

Manufacturing Industry

. Experience in working with the client to define business processes and

develop high-level functional needs

. Proficient in Lean Manufacturing, Ergonomics, Problem Solving, Assembly

Processes, Statistical Analysis

. Experience in Lean Manufacturing, Work Methods, Root Cause Analysis,

Process Improvement, SPC, VSM,

. Saved more than Million dollars through process improvement


Manufacturing Engineer

Jun 2007 - Jan


Caterpillar Inc. Joliet IL USA - Manufacturers of Hydraulic Cylinders

. Implemented Lean Manufacturing principles in the assembly area to reduce

set up time by 80%

. Prepared Standard Work, TPM, FMEA,APQP and MQ12005 documents for

assembly and test operations

. Performed Time Study analysis on assembly operations for process

improvement and capacity planning

. Prepared Immediate Corrective Action and Permanent Corrective Action plan

to solve quality and safety issues

. Recommended improvements in manufacturing processes and methods for

safety .quality and cost-reduction

. Performed Root Cause and Corrective Action to permanently solve quality

and process problems

. Lead process improvement programs with a focus on improving process

capabilities, costs and safety

. Helped achieve Five Star rating for contamination and torque control

. Trained employees to provide operational responsiveness and increase

operator technical knowledge

. Designed new pallet for the cylinder washer resulting in 60% reduction in

cycle time

. Designed assembly layout to achieve efficient assembly operations and

safer working environment

. Troubleshoot assembly problems in coordination with Design, Quality

Control and Maintenance Department

Manufacturing Engineer

Jan 02 -

May 04

Sharp Engineering, Mysore, India - Suppliers of precision auto components

. Examined the feasibility of manufacturability, costs and profitability of

producing parts by studying drawings

. Evaluated processes to improve product quality, process capability,

reduce cost and ensure employee safety

. Helped quality department in performing and preparing Gauge R &R reports

. Hands on experience on CNC lathe

. Designed fixture to drill holes on end shaft

. Helped organization in becoming ISO 9001:2000 certified company

Industrial Engineer


98 - Dec 99

Kirloskar-Copeland Inc., Karad, India - Manufacturers of hermetically

sealed compressors

. Documented the tasks performed at workstations towards calculation of

work content using MOST for efficient utilization of operators and

machine tools

. Implemented control chart in machine shop to monitor the critical


. Trained in Manufacturing Techniques -TPS, Kaizen, Kanban, 5S, SMED, 7 QC

Tools and 8D

. Reduced tool changeover time on center-less grinding & honing machine by

25% using SMED


MS - Industrial Engineering University of Texas, Arlington

May 2007

BS - Industrial and Production Engineering, University of Mysore, India

Nov 1997


. Used Earned Value Management System to analyze problems associated with

the launch of a new cell phone

. Design and fabrication of saw-dust extractor to remove sawdust from the

source of generation

. Simple Linear Regression - Estimating the Tensile Strength of metals

using hardness of metal

. Multiple Linear Regression - Analysis of the Effect of Age, Weight,

Height and Body Density on Body Fat

. Analysis of the system that produces desk lamp with customer viewpoint

and expectations. Quality tools like Pareto Analysis, Control Charts,

Fishbone Diagram and PDCA cycle are extensively used


. AutoCAD 2006, Solid Works 2006, Catia V5 R16, MS Excel, MS Word, MS-

Project, MS-Power Point, MS Visio[pic]

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