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Supply Chain Project

Location:
Kansas City, Missouri, 64112, United States
Posted:
May 28, 2010

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OBJECTIVE

Seeking a challenging full-time Quality Engineer position in a growth

oriented company where my problem solving skills, technical abilities and

experience can be used to develop more efficient systems

PROFILE

. Two Years of Experience in developing Simulation Models &

Statistical Algorithms for Business Process Optimization

. One Year Experience in implementing Lean and Quality Engineering

Techniques: Lean Concepts, 5S, Root Cause Analysis, SPC

(Statistical Process Control), Time Series Models and Kaizen

. Solid working knowledge in Supply Chain Management and Production

& Inventory Control Optimization techniques

. Working knowledge in using Auto CAD 2007 and Unigraphics - NX3

EDUCATION

Master of Science in Industrial Engineering

May 2010

Kansas State University, KS Major GPA: 3.5/4.0

Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (Production)

May 2007

Osmania University, India GPA: 3.62/4.0

WORK EXPERIENCE

Quality RF Engineering Intern, Networks International Corporation,

Overland Park, KS Mar - Present 2010

URL: www.nickc.com

. Developed Current State and Future State Value Stream Maps to determine

and reduce the Manufacturing Critical Path Time (MCpT) for the

production of CS - 234 RF Filters (Customer: Rockwell Collins).

Software Used: MS Visio 2007

. Implemented improvement strategies such as reduction in Batch Sizes,

introduction of a new MRP system, Kanban Priorities and Cross training

of Workers. Determined Performance measures using MS Excel, MS Access,

Minitab-15.0 and WMEP MCpT softwares

. Did part drawings of the RF filters using Auto CAD 2007. Also,

estimated the top three defect types using Pareto Analysis

Results Achieved:

. Achieved a reduction in MCpT (Total) by 34 % and MCpT (Response) by

22 %

. Achieved a reduction in overall Production Lead Time by 18%

Graduate Research Assistant, IMSE Department, Kansas State University, KS

Aug 2008-Jan 2009

URL: www.kumc.edu

. Did a "Process Improvement Project", which focused on improving the

patient throughput and reducing patient wait times and diversion

rate in the Emergency Department of Kansas University Medical

Center (KU MED)

. Created and Validated the Simulation Model of the Emergency

Department and the Hospital Unit using real-time hospital Data.

Software Used: Rockwell Arena-10

. Performed data analysis using Statistical Techniques and Models.

Software Used: Minitab 15 and MS Excel

. Identified the best overall fit model that will reduce patient door

to bed waiting times ranging from 11% to 31% and diversion rates by

23%; with estimated increase in revenues of $ 31 Million

Software Analyst, Capgemini Ltd., Pune, India

June - Nov 2007

URL: www.in.capgemini.com

. Developed and implemented a comprehensive sales and inventory

management system for a Retail Business Model using SQL and PL/SQL

database languages

. Worked in Data-Warehousing and Business Intelligence Platform.

Extensively trained in SAS and Informatica

Industrial Quality Circle, Electronic Corporation of India Ltd., Hyderabad,

India Mar - Apr 2006

URL: http://www.ecil.co.in

. Lead a 6 member team on a "Process Improvement Project" to study

the production and supply chain of electronic product line.

. Implemented 5s and Lean Principles to reduce time lags in

Production/Conveyance for efficiency improvement

. Evaluated the scope of facilitating multiple product production

and suggested a modified facility layout

Concepts Used: Time Study, Lean Manufacturing, Group Technology, 5s,

Kanban

Manufacturing Intern, Phoenix Conveyors India Ltd., Kalyani, India

May - Aug 2005

URL: www.phoenix-conveyorbelts.com

. Analyzed and documented the nature and magnitude of the Material and

Information flow processes across the plant. Estimated Optimal Order

Quantities for the Raw Materials using Periodic Review Policy

. Improved Machine/Shop Floor Space utilization and reduced Production

time by eliminating unwanted machinery and rework and thereby

achieving smooth flow for multiple-product production

. Implemented Quality Control/Assurance Procedures using company

specific standards to test the raw materials and conveyor belt sub-

assemblies such that they meet customer specific requirements. Used

Control Charts (Such as Shewart, CUSUM, EWMA) for Process Control.

. Participated in Supplier Identification and Supplier Quality

assessment review meetings

Concepts Used: Layout Design & Modification, Machine/Resource

Utilization, Statistical Process Control

Graduate Assistant, Horticulture Department, Kansas State University

May 2009- Jan 2010

. Created a database of the experimental values for different plant

samples using MS Access

. Written a Global Macro in Minitab-15 to figure out the samples that

could be used for farming, using statistical Models and control chart

PROJECTS

Lean Implementation at Caprock Manufacturing, Lubbock TX

Jan - Apr 2008

Implemented a 'Pull' type of Production system for the Company's New

Product named 'Enclosures'. Implemented a two-bin Kanban System

Designed the bins for Accessories to save warehouse space and increase the

packaging efficiency. Created an Application in MS Excel to obtain the

optimal cost effective packaging method. Also estimated the re-order

points for each accessory

Recommended modifications in the layout of the plant that would reduce the

conveyance time by 15 seconds

Inventory Control Using Simulation

Apr - May

2008

. Did a scheduling period, Inventory Control project to determine the

target level i.e. to be ordered to minimize the lost orders and the

average weekly costs

. Was able to reduce the lost orders by 25% and estimated the target

level that will minimize the weekly costs

Hotel Pan Redesign at Knapp Hall, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Apr - May 2008

. Designed the handles and lid for a hotel pan to reduce injuries due to

material handling and achieving a safer workplace Software Used: Autodesk

Inventor

. Accommodated the design to fit for 95th Percentile male and female US

population

RELEVANT COURSEWORK

Lean Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Statistical Process Control,

Simulation Models for Operational Analysis, Advanced Production & Inventory

Control, SAS, CAD/CAM, Design of Machine Elements, Methods of Operations

Research, Advanced Engineering Economy, Ergonomics & Design, Occupational

Safety Engineering

COMPUTER SKILLS

. Microsoft Office 2007: Access, Excel, Power Point, Project, Visio, Word

. Statistical Software & Databases: SAS, Minitab-15, SQL, PL/SQL,

Informatica

. Modeling & Simulation Software: AutoCAD 2007, Unigraphics-NX3, Ideas-10,

Pro-E, Ansys-10 (Structural Analysis), Arena-10

LEADERSHIP / ACTIVITIES/ACHIEVEMENTS

. Served as High School and Undergrad Cricket Team Captain. Won five

tournaments under my captaincy

. Member of Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), Society of

Manufacturing Engineers (SME) and Association for Operations Management

(APICS), Kansas State University Chapter

July 2009 - Present

. Awarded 'Certification of Merit' from Phoenix Yule Ltd, for the

successful completion of the assigned project

. Won consolation prize for a paper presentation on "Battery

Technology" organized by ISTE at VCE in the year 2004

* References are available upon request

* Open to Relocation



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