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Supply Chain Engineer

Arlington, Texas, United States
February 17, 2018

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Mob. No.: +16824333907 SUMMARY: A Product Engineering and Continuous Improvement Specialist with 2+ years of experience. Considerable expertise and technical knowledge in Facility Design, Logistics, Project Management and Planning, Supply Chain Management, Quality Control and Process Improvement. ENGINEERING PROFICIENCY:

• Core Competencies:

- Quality Function Deployment - FMEA, DFMEA, PFMEA - APQOP, PPAP, PCR (Design and Quality)

- Statistical Analysis Tools - Kaizen, Kanban - Root Cause Analysis

- Measurement Systems Analysis - Data Analytics - Operations Research

• Software and Programming languages:

- SAP - MS Project and MS Visio - Auto-CAD, Solid-works, ANSYS

- Scripting Language: SQL, SAS - Familiarity with API SN - Warehouse Management Software (WMS)

• Certifications: I. Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (CLSSGB). II. Total Quality Management Certification.

III. OPENSAP- SAP Business by Design- Supply Chain Management Certification. IV. Auto CAD Master Training- ADMEC Multimedia- ISO 9001:2015 Certified. V. ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) – (expected issue date: 04/06/2018) WORK EXPERIENCE:

Engineering Intern at Himanshu Engineering, Pvt. Ltd. (January,2014--June,2014)

• Performed static and dynamic load analysis using ANSYS for Al and SS trolleys for industrial loads.

• Performed preliminary material grade selection for procurement, created BOM and collection of supplier quality testing database.

• Process documentation and mapping for potential future improvements using Lucid-Craft, MS Visio, MS Excel

• Project Documentation and preparation of design reports using MS Project.

• Responsible for regular maintenance and update of external suppliers and client database using SQL.

Product Engineer (Design) at Himanshu Engineering, Pvt. Ltd. (June,2014 November,2015)

• Devised a superior and more efficient method on-site for the taping of DC Capacitors at the final stage of packing on a DC capacitor lead cleaning unit for TDK-EPCOS.

• Introduced and successfully implemented new technique of spray nozzle cleaning of capacitor leads that increased spraying efficiency by 53% and devised the mechanism required as per new specifications for less than 1/3rd of the allocated budget.

• Achieved a lighter, more ergonomic design with weight-to-load ratio of 1/4 using Autocad and ANSYS for Al and SS Trolleys. Successfully documented Quality Audits for the Welding process involved in fabrication of trolleys as per the norms of ISO 9001:2008.

• Prepared extensive excel spreadsheet records for monthly reporting of the welding process and evaluation criteria for selecting the best welding method among the alternatives.

• Successfully carried out FMEA for the Design (DFMEA)and the manufacturing process engineering (PFMEA) for SS and Al Trolleys.

• Proposed and successfully implemented alternative welding techniques that lead to cost savings up-to $10,000.

• Successfully incorporated ergonomic considerations for a more efficient pull system design, enabling trolley handlers to move loads up-to 700 lb. with ease and reduced effort. EDUCATION:

• Master of Science in Industrial Engineering (The University of Texas at Arlington) CGPA: 3.42/4.00

• Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (University of Pune) CGPA: 4.5/5.00 RELEVANT PROJECTS:

Warehouse Facility Design for Fresh Food Now. Inc:

• Planned and designed in detail a 160 K sq. ft. warehouse facility for the 2016-2017 Material Handling Student Design Competition using WMS and MS Visio.

• Determined space utilization of the facility area, no. of racks, storage type, storage methods, no. of pallet loads.

• Performed Equipment Selection, determined the implementation plan and the operational plan for the years from 2016- 2034 by delivering Economic Justification for a total budget of $10 mn.

• Designed and feasibly implemented an improved and more efficient material Storage and Retrieval System

(MS/RS) by introducing an innovative concept of Mobile Trolley. Simulation Project for Med-Assist Facility Development:

• Discrete event simulation model formulation, analysis and enhancement for a medical operations facility using WITNESS Horizon and Flex-Sim.

• Successfully resolved crucial technical issues such as Resource Allocation, Process Bottlenecks, In-House production versus Outsourcing, etc.

• Cost Reduction in average cost/unit (ACPU) from $114/ unit to $21.4/ unit. Improved the facility output from 3000 units/ day to 12,000 units/ day.

Quality Systems Project for Trek Bicycles:

• A team leader for a project addressing the product quality issues at Trek Bicycles Pvt. Ltd. dealing with product recalls due to malfunctioning of the faulty skewer mechanism.

• Implemented Six Sigma-DMAIC, the 5S along with SPC tools of control charts and APQP and AQL as per ISO 2859-1 delivering an improved quality Skewer.

• Worked on a subsidiary project for improvement in the welding process for the bicycle frame to investigate an alternative method of welding and re-arrangement of floor space layout using BLOCPLAN. Project Management of a Computer Controlled Conveyor Belt System:

• Served as a Project Manager for planning and developing a computer controlled conveyor belt that moves and positions objects within less than 1 mm.

• Successfully addressed issues of Resource over-allocation, Project Scheduling and leveling and steps to be taken in the event of the project being behind schedule and over the budgeted cost with implications of about $1.3 Million.

• Dealt with personnel management issues of effective team co-ordination, project commitment, work delegation, team work management, addressing the corrections suggested by senior management and the VP, Operations.

• Extensive use of MS Project, FMEA, DFMEA, Risk Response Matrix, Bill of Materials and others. Implementation of Six Sigma and Lean Methodologies at Dallas Children's Hospital:

• A real-time case study to reduce the average patient wait time at the Emergency Department (ED) of the Dallas Children’s Hospital by optimizing the process flow using Lean and Six Sigma-DMAIC.

• Drastically cut wastage in manpower and material and proposed alternatives to improve the quality of patient care in general.

• KPIs: Reduced APWT from 90 min to 23 min., a 75% reduction. Length of Stay (LOS) reduced by 20%, rate of

‘Unseen Patients’ decreased by 70%

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