NAVEEN CHANDER KASTHURI
Edison, New Jersey ǀ 813-***-**** ǀ firstname.lastname@example.org
MS in Industrial Engineering (3.58/4) Texas A&M University – Kingsville, Texas Dec 2017
BS in Mechanical Engineering (6.74/10) Anna University – Chennai, India April 2015
Software Tools: AutoCAD, Pro-E, Catia, Solid works, Ansys, MS Office
Technical tools: PFMEA, FMEA, Root Cause Analysis, Gage R&R, ISO9000, DFSS, Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, DMAIC, CNC Programming, PPAP, Design of Experiments, 5S, SAP, Process Capability Analysis, APQP, Total Quality Management, Process Mapping, Continuous Process Improvement.
Manufacturing Engineering Intern – Millwright Engineering Industries Pvt. Ltd., India May 2016 – Aug 2016
Created and maintained company documentation, such as quality manuals, and quality procedures.
Troubleshooting problems or flaws in the item provided for testing.
Created processes and procedures to help the company meet budgetary goals as well as performance quotas.
Meeting with members of the production team to offer recommendations and share results.
Assisted manager in improving a system of production control, standard operating procedures, safety & quality control.
Planned and organized maintenance of equipment.
Maintained and controlled calibration records for all test and inspection equipment.
Supervised junior engineers and sub-contractors to ensure effective communication to avoid errors.
Worked as part of the quality team, and in close coordination with other teams throughout the manufacturing facility.
Quality Engineer – Anish Equipment’s Pvt. Ltd., India May 2015 – Dec 2015
Participated in meetings to make necessary improvements and changes to all process related issues in the production department.
Developed PPAP (Production Parts Approval Process) documents for new product launch to meet customer requirements.
Recommended changes to processes based upon findings and follow up to verify effectiveness.
Created work instruction, inspection criteria for quality improvement and worked on PFMEA to identify possible failure modes.
Assisted the quality manager in coordinating Risk Management activities like FMEA.
Created Non-conformance reports (NCR) and performed root cause analysis for non-conformance more than 10%.
Conducted quality checks and inspections for metal composition in Ni-hard, grey iron castings.
Ensured on time processing of non-conforming components.
Evaluated quality improvement parameters by identifying statistical methods relevant to manufacturing processes.
Determined statistical confidence by identifying acceptable error and sample size; determining levels of confidence.
Quality Engineer – Nitheesh Engineering Pvt. Ltd., India Jan 2015 – April 2015
Maintained statistical process controls by applying demerit/unit, zone charting, x2 charts for distributions and individual-medial/range for multi stream processes.
Made recommendations to modify customer part specifications and tolerances as necessary to support cost effective production.
Assisted in implementing Lean principles like Kaizen, 5S, Etc.,
Assisted manufacturing scrap performance evaluation and management.
Resolved quality issues of capability, tolerancing, and materials related issues.
Determined when process stability and capability studies should be performed on existing processes.
Participated in the development of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA).
Maintained Control Plans and FMEA's throughout the life of the part.
Prepared reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data; making recommendations.
Quality Engineering Intern – Saradhambal Industries, India May 2014 – Aug 2014
Worked closely with quality, manufacturing engineers and technicians in identifying the pain points and to resolve production and quality system deficiencies.
Interacted with manufacturing and engineering teams to optimize documentation related to quality and inspection checks.
Ensured quality controls are set.
Reviewed and confirmed company deliverables.
Tracked and reviewed corrective and preventive actions.
Performed tests and measurements using existing measurement equipment.