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Supply Chain Quality

Location:
San Ramon, California, United States
Posted:
January 02, 2018

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ARPITHA KONREDDY

Cell: 270-***-**** Email: ac3vve@r.postjobfree.com 133 Broad wing CT, San Ramon, CA 94582 https://www.linkedin.com/in/arpitha-konreddy-b57a21126 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Certified Six Sigma Green Belt having three years of experience in quality control engineering, lean manufacturing, and product/process design. Deliver quality controls and enhancements to proactively address problems and improve product quality, manufacturing flow, customer satisfaction and end results. AREAS OF EXPERTISE

● Lean Six Sigma ● Total Quality Management (TQM)

● ISO 9000 standards ● Just-In-Time (JIT)

● Quality Assurance ● Project Management

● Lean Quality Tools (FMEA, Pareto Charts, ● Continuous Improvement Fishbone diagrams, Six Sigma 5S, 8D Methodology) ● Supply Chain Management

● Root Cause Failure Analysis(RCFA) ● Quality Control Methodologies

● Design of Experiments(DOE) ● Business Intelligence

● Statistical Process Control(SPC) ● Leadership

● Advanced Product Quality Planning(APQP) ● Productivity Improvement

● Solid Works, Catia, C, Visual Basics, Minitab, AutoCAD ● Scrap reduction and Output increase

● Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio) ● Systems design and automation

● Process Design, Development & Improvement ● Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

● Lean Manufacturing Operations ● Operations Management EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

Master of Science, Applied Engineering and Technology Management, May 2017 Murray State University

Major GPA: 3.80/4.0

Bachelor of Technology, Civil Engineering, May 2015 Andhra University

Major GPA: 3.30/4.0

Certified Six Sigma Green Belt, Nov 2017

Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

edx, Inc. (MOOC platform)

Fundamentals of Manufacturing Processes – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Dec 2017)

Learned concepts of advanced manufacturing with emphasis on manufacturing processes (machining, injection molding, additive manufacturing, sheet metal forming and casting), equipment and automation, variation and quality, and design for manufacturing. Operations Management – Indian Institute of Management (Dec 2017)

Developed knowledge in understanding operations, analyzing capacity in operations, supply chain management, productivity improvement and assuring the quality of operations.

Understood the role of OM in the firm and developed abilities to structure and solve operations related problems.

Supply Chain Fundamentals – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Expected March 2018)

Learning fundamental concepts for logistics and supply chain management from both analytical and practical perspectives. Developing knowledge of main topic areas Demand Forecasting, planning, and management; Inventory Planning, management, and control; Transportation Planning, management, and execution.

Supply Chain Dynamics – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Expected April 2018)

Learning how to manage and harness the dynamics and interactions between firms and entities within a supply chain. Learning concepts of Supply Chain Risk Management, Supply Chain Dynamics and End to End Supply Chain Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Assistant Quality Engineer (Segno Ceramics Private Limited., India) Feb 2015 – Nov 2015

Implemented 5S methodology which resulted in better work environment

Assisted in maintenance of quality system that tracks incoming inspection of raw materials, in-process inspection and outgoing inspection and certification of finished goods

Recognized sources of variation in manufacturing process and controlled variation using statistical methods

Conducted process mapping and capability studies to improve throughput by 26%, eliminate bottlenecks and ensure adherence to customer specifications.

Reduced the defected parts by 12% using DMAIC (six sigma) methodology as per ISO-9001 standards

Incorporated Six Sigma methodologies to solve a range of design and manufacturing problems.

Volunteered in facilitating a Kaizen event and continuous improvement activities Quality Control Intern (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited., India) May 2014 – Sep 2014

Participated in the Process Failure Mode and Effect Analysis(PFMEA) investigations.

Decreased the number of non-conformances by performing Root Cause Analysis.

Assisted in performing Statistical Process Control and Process Capability Analysis.

Implemented Advanced Quality Planning (APQP) and developed Control Plans for quality assurance

Applied lean tools like 5S, visual controls, Kanban and Kaizen on assembly line for process improvement

PROJECTS

Lean Enterprise Improvement at Cafe, May 2017 - Oct 2017

Implemented lean principles like Kaizen and 5S for waste reduction governed by DMAIC approach

Developed Value Stream Maps for before and after states of the Café

Improved the overall service time by 15.28% for the customers by eliminating bottlenecks Project Management for Solar charging station at the Arboretum, Jan 2017 – May 2017

Developed Stakeholder Management Strategy, Project Charter, Team Contract, Scope Statement, WBS, Gantt Chart, Network Diagram, Cost Estimate, Quality Assurance Plan and Communication Management Plan for this project.

Quality Assurance Plan is based on the concepts taken from the Six Sigma DMAIC methodology, these standards help in quality assurance function for the project. Six Sigma Improvement for a Consumer Electronics Company, Aug 2016 - Dec 2016

Implemented data driven quality strategy: Define Measure Analyze Improve Control (DMAIC) for process improvement.

Performed root cause analysis and failure mode effect analysis (FMEA) of the problems faced by the company.

Improved the billing time, waiting time on queue for billing and number of sales per week by 50% Application of Statistical Process Control and chart interpretation to data from simulation software, Jan 2016 – Aug 2016

Examination of process stability on the basis of Control Chart test rules

Diagnosis of special causes in the control chart.

Application of Kaizen techniques like Root Cause Analysis, 80/20 Pareto Charts, Ishikawa diagrams.

Identification of hidden process history from the raw data. MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS:

Society for Engineering and Management Systems (SEMS), Member Nov 2017-present

Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE), Member Oct 2017-present

American Society for Quality (ASQ), Member July 2016-present

Society of Quality Assurance (SQA), Member Aug 2016-present



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