Mr. Rajan Nilkanth Nalavade
Flat No.8, Mahadeo Apartment, Rajarampuri 6th Lane, and Kolhapur 416008
PARTICULAR INDUSTRY / FUNCTION / LEVEL / PROFILE TARGETTED
Particular Industry: Any Engineering Industry preferably MNC anywhere in
Function: Production, Development, and Materials.
Level / Profile: Senior Manager and above.
EXPERIENCE (1986 to till date)
Since Aug 2007 till date, I am with Chougule Machines Pvt. Ltd. an ISO 9002
certified Leather Processing Machineries, Stub Axles, Con Rod and Crank
Shafts Manufacturing Company. In this company I am as Materials &
Development Head and reporting to Managing Director.
From June 2004 till July 2007, I was working with Sukrut Group of Companies
a Multi Crore ISO 9002 certified Company, as a Corporate In-Charge of
Materials Department. The said group comprises of 2 big foundries, One
Manufacturing Unit as 100% EOU & another 3 for domestic market. In this
company we are manufacturing Cast Iron and Ductile Iron Castings, Various
Casting & Forged Machined Components and Assemblies for Automobile
Industries. Our major customers are Fairfield Machine Corp. USA, Poclain
Hydraulics France & USA. Turbomeca Turbochargers, Italy, UZEL Corp. Turkey,
Dana Corp. USA, Tata Motors, Pune, Jamshedpur, Lucknow. In this company, I
worked in various Cross Functional Teams such as
. Action Force against Customer Complaints,
. Administration Discipline,
. Analysis of Financial Statements (Monthly, Quarterly & Annually)
. Cost Reduction in Man, Machine & Materials.
I was a Team Leader of Action Force against Customer Complaints & Cost
In this group we are procuring variety of materials-Ferrous as well as Non-
Ferrous, various chemicals, and toolings for CNC and conventional machines.
In this group of companies, I was mainly involved in the Estimations &
Costing, Inventory Management, Materials Planning & Procurement,
Documenting the Contracts with Suppliers as well as with the Customers both
Indian and Overseas, etc.
I was also involved in rate negotiations as well as rate revisions with
Suppliers and Customers, too.
I am reporting to the Managing Director.
In 1987 I joined Shubha Engineering Pvt. Ltd. at MIDC, Shiroli, Kolhapur &
worked till May 2004. Shubha Engineering is an ISO 9001 company engaged in
Developing & Manufacturing of Precision Import Substitute Sheet Metal
Pressed Parts, Sub-Assemblies and Precision Machined components for
Automobile, White Goods & Telecommunication Industries. In Shubha
Engineering more then 100 nos. of Import Substitute parts were developed
during my tenure and I was fully engaged in it from the selection of Raw
Material, selection of processed to the quality requirements of the
Customers. Shubha Engineering was supplying components to Industrial giants
like Ashok Leyland, Hindustan Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra, Caltherm
Thermostats Ltd. Andrew Telecommunications (I) Pvt. Ltd, USA. In Shubha
Engineering I was responsible for the Product Design to Production Planning
& Materials Management. During my tenure of 17 years, I was also engaged in
finalising Project Finance and implementation of project. I was reporting
to the Managing Partner of the Company.
Prior to that Worked in Guest Keen Williams Ltd. (Sankey Electrical
Pressing Div.) Bhandup, Mumbai for One year as a 'Graduate Apprentice' in
their Production & Technical Department. Also worked on for few months On
Project Planning & Implementation of Fuji Tool Room Project in
Collaboration with Fuji Tools, Ltd. (1986 - 1987)
Worked in SIEMENS Ltd. Worli Works, Mumbai for 2 months as an 'In-Plant
Trainee' in their Material Administration Department as a part of MBA
Programme (1.6.1985 to 31.7.1985)
I am well conversant with SAP / ERP, using it since last 4 years.
In Shubha Engineering I was engaged in developing various Import Substitute
Sheet Metal Pressed Parts and Assemblies
. Isuzu, Japan's patented Gear Shift Lever Assembly with in-built
vibration dampers. This type of Gear Shift Lever was used First Time
. Similar type of Gear Shift Lever Assembly designed & developed for
Mahindra & Mahindra's Scorpio.
. Andrew, USA's Earthing Clamps for telecommunication systems. Competing
in quality & cost with Chinese Competitor.
In Shubha Engineering, last 4 years I was looking after all the activities
of the company and responsible as a Profit Centre.
In Sukrut Group of Companies, as a responsible for production head of one
of machine shop,
. Changed various processes in grinding section, which are resulted to
cost savings of 65 % and increase in productivities by 2 times
An as a Corporate In-charge of Materials,
. Suggested change in material in foundry for cost reduction resulted to
. Suggested to some changes manufacturing processes in Machine Shop so
that our company has saved 30 % in raw material cost as well as 25 %
in manufacturing cost
. Introduced new system of material accounting to give most accurate
. Suggested to the company lots of cost cuttings in purchases and
In both the companies I also worked as an Internal Auditor for Quality
Systems as per ISO 9001:2000.
. Schooling completed from Raja Shivaji Vidyalaya, Dadar Mumbai
. B.E. (Mech.) from Karnataka University, Dharwar in 1984 secured First
Class with specialization in. a) Metal Forming, b) Production Planning
& Control, c) Operation Research.
. M.B.A. from Shivaji University, Kolhapur in 1986 secured First Class
with Distinction with specialization in. a) Materials Management, b)
Production Planning & Control, c) Operational Research Technique, d)
Statistical Analysis for Decision Making.
. Certificate Course in Germany Language from Shivaji University,
. Diploma in Computer Programming from Shivaji University, Kolhapur.
. Internal Auditor of ISO 9001 Course.
TRAINING COURSES ATTENDED
. Technology Symposium organized by Ministry of Economic Affair &
Technology, Baden W rttemberg, Germany in January 1996. In this
symposium of 5 days we were trained in Designing & Manufacturing of
Highly Precision Tools, Dies & Fixtures.
. Seminar & 4 days Training Course on Innovative Technologies in Dies &
Moulds organized by Deckle Maho Gildemeiser at Bangalore.
. Training course on Kaizen in June 2005.
. 2 Days training course on Internal Auditor of Quality Systems in ISO
9001:2000 attended in Sept. 2005.
MEMBERSHIP OF ANY INSTITUTION
Associate Member of Institute of Mechanical Engineers of India since last
EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
I was chartered member of Rotary Club of Karveer, Kolhapur. I worked in
club in various field of avenues and was President in 1998-99. Then was
District Chairman of International Youth Exchange Programme in 1999-2000.