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Manager Manufacturing

Burlington, MA
March 09, 2018

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Curriculum Vitae

C. V. Hari Rao

** ****** ****, **********, ** 01803

Cell phone: 757- 546- 4619

Summary of experience & expectations

Global Engineering & Operations experience in the high tech electronics industry, with focus on:

New product introduction (NPI), Value Engineering & Cost reduction, Process development, Six Sigma process application

Seeking a position of responsibility in:

-Manufacturing Engineering

-Process development and improvement

-Supply chain management

Work Experience

Program Manager/Value Engineer- Product Development, Hardware Technology & Process group, 2000 - 2013

Sun Microsystems & Oracle Corporation

oProvided Contract manufacturer sourcing recommendations

oSupported cost, vendor management, supply logistics for product start up and production.

oCreated a System manufacturing cost model to estimate the costs for test of computer systems.

oCreated a methodology to set cost benchmarks for competitive products. Data are used to set “not to exceed” cost targets for new products in design.

oManaged freight cost and manufacturing cost optimization.

oProcess development consulting

oApplied Six Sigma principles to generate contract manufacturing cost targets.

Engineering Manager (New Product introduction) & Group Manager (World-Wide modules manufacturing), 1987 - 1999

Digital Equipment Corporation, Maynard, MA, USA

oAs Engineering Manager, oversaw introduction of mid- and high-range Servers into manufacturing. Managed process development in our manufacturing plants to build new products.

oAs manager for modules manufacturing, was responsible for meeting delivery, quality, and cost metrics in our 3 manufacturing plants that employed approximately 2400 people.

oAssignments as trouble-shooter at manufacturing plants, working on engineering, quality, delivery and personnel issues.

Manager, Material characterization, Advanced crystal growth, Solar cell processing, 1974 – 1987

Mobil Solar Energy Corporation, Waltham, MA, USA

oMobil Solar Energy Corporation developed a process, called EFG, to grow polycrystalline Silicon in the form of ribbons. Led a team to characterize the EFG silicon ribbons and solar cells built on the ribbons. Managed a team to develop advanced techniques for growing multiple Silicon ribbons simultaneously, and in-situ purification of the material.

oTransfer of technology to Japanese partner.

Member of technical staff, Semiconductor R & D group, 1972 – 1973

Texas Instruments, Dallas, TX, USA

Post –doctoral fellow & Instructor (Physics), 1971 – 1972

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA

Post-doctoral fellow (Ceramics), 1970 – 1971

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

Academic Qualifications

Ph.D. (Materials Science), 1965 – 1970

Cornell University, USA

M.Sc. (Physical Metallurgy), 1963 – 1965

Banaras Hindu University, India

B.E. (Metallurgy), 1961 – 1963

Indian Institute of Science, India

B.Sc. (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry), 1958 – 1961

Andhra University, India

Other Information

Author/Co-author of 13 technical papers in peer reviewed journals

1 patent awarded

U.S. Citizen

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