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Quality Engineer Project Manager

Warsaw, Indiana, United States
$60,000 Annually
February 28, 2018

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Texas A&M University Kingsville, TX Jan’15 - May’16

Master of Science in Industrial Engineering GPA: 3.41/4.0

Koneru Lakshmaiah University, India Aug’09 - May’13

Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering GPA: 3.5/4.0


Quality Engineer Nov’17 - Present

Zimmer Biomet Warsaw, IN

Responsible for non-conforming materials control, investigation, and disposition.

Identified the Preliminary cause assessment for the deviation reports and proposed corrective actions.

Investigated and performed the Health Hazard Evaluation Determination (HHED) and routed to Health Hazard Evaluation (HHE) to determine the device performances.

Identified the risk involved in the non-conforming materials by conducting meetings with the Cross-functional teams.

Calculated the Issue’s Occurrence value to identify the risk level acceptance by using the sales, distribution, complaints data and Risk Management File.

Performed in-depth analysis and addressed the issues in the HHE to address the risk for the non-conforming products.

Attended weekly meetings with Surgeons, Product Safety Review Board (PSRB) and Global Recall Committee (GRC) to assess the products for field actions.

Practice root-cause analysis to provide insight into continuous improvement projects.

Quality Engineer Aug’16- Oct’17

Sakthi Automotive Group USA Detroit, MI

Monitored customer portals (GM Supply Power – GQTS, SPM & Covisint - SIM) to identify new complaints & escalate to upper management.

Initiated Fast Response Board meetings with cross-functional team and reduced the scrap rate for overall components from 4% to 2.3% by introducing error proof systems.

Supported APQP in planning the requirement of castings during run-at-rate launch and PPAP.

Identified and listed failure modes in PFMEA through Line Site Review and performed brainstorming for proposed preventive maintenance to reduce risk priority number for knuckles (GMC Grand Canyon, Chevrolet Malibu, Chevrolet Camaro, GM equinox, Cadillac CT6, Ford- E250, F250, Volkswagen-Tiguan).

Verified and prepared PPAP documentation, training documents, rework documents, supplier ratings pertaining to the quality department for ISO: 9001 / TS 16949 audit.

Spearheaded problem solving skills to achieve a timely resolution of internal and external quality issues.

Performed first article inspections, and Product/Process Capability studies to identify Cp, Cpk, Pp, Ppk. Studied CMM reports assuring product and process conformance.

Carried out Internal audits to achieve General Motors Built In Quality Systems (BIQS) certification. Achieved 82% clearance in BIQS Audits, with quality department having the least Non-Conformances.

Identified the root cause and resolved the issue on slitting width oversize issue for a steering knuckle supporting bracket component through analyzed data which reduced scrap rate from 8% to 0.2%.

Prepared i-charts based on First Time Quality and scrap for knuckles, brackets in Statistical Process Control.

Performed 8D and 5 Why to address the customer issues.

Performed gauge R&R through kappa method in Measurement System Analysis.

Performed incoming inspection of materials and dealt directly with customers when an issue arises. Reviewed supplier documents during issuance of supplier ratings.

Performed Layer Process Audits (LPA) from receiving raw materials to final inspection.

Introduced Kanban system and identified the customer requirements and scheduled a plan to meet daily requirement without missing shipments.


Statistical Quality Control in Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Private Ltd.., Guntur, India

Quality Intern Jan’13-May’13

Excelled in hands-on positions solving errors using root cause analysis, maintained the 5S Standards, lean principles on the shop floor.

Collected the data for every 6 hours of a day for the parameters of Co2 pressure and Air pressure.

Performed the analysis of the data and identified the deviations through the process capability.

Initiated shift communication logs to identify the issues within the shift changes.

Good Laboratory practices in the Quality lab.

Identified the process quality through statistical process control charts.

Tirumala milk products private ltd Nellore District, Andhra Pradesh, India

Quality Intern Dec’11-Feb’12

Performed the time studies on the production line and reduced the overall process duration by 2%.

Initiated 5S throughout the shop floor and explained the effectiveness of 5S to employees through PPT presentation.

Gained knowledge of the packing, labeling, inspection throughout the processing of milk.

Observed the Workflow and rapid cooling in the Production process.


Proficient in using Minitab, Logware, AutoCAD, Simio.

Proficient in using Microsoft Office suite.

Certified Six Sigma Green Belt issued by International Six Sigma Institute.

Certified Engineering Project Manager issued by Texas A&M University Kingsville.


Six Sigma & ISO standards, Advance engineering project management, Supply chain management, Inventory Systems, Manufacturing system design, Risk Management, Activity Scheduling, Principles of Optimization.

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