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Engineer Quality

North Tonawanda, NY, 14120
March 21, 2018

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Liston Manufacturing Inc., North Tonawanda, New York, USA – Industrial & Quality Engineering Intern June 2017 – Jan 2018

Implemented ISO 9001:2008 and specific APQP targets to meet audit requirements of Ingersoll Rand Inc. Increased Manufacturing Onsite Assessment rating from 63.3% to 81.1%. Below are the brief details of work completed:

Developed PFMEA, Process flow chart, PPAP in line with AIAG requirements, Management Review Procedure, Contingency Plan, Eight Disciplines (8D) problem solving methodology, Raw material supplier review system, Inventory re-order system for fasteners, Process change request form, Annual internal audit process checklist, RTD testing and installation procedure, Preventive Maintenance (PM) for 34 machines, Employee training record along with skill matrix for 44 employees.

Tata Motors Limited, Pune, India - Assistant Manager October 2013- June 2016

Achieved cost savings through process improvement, test duration reduction, economical outsourcing/insourcing by $118.12 Thousand/year. Delivered validation support for cost-saving ideas worth $2.45 Million/year (PPP).

Coordinated activities and managed 12 full test plans, including required supplier testing. Participated in DFMEAs & supplier selection process as the voice of product development team. Performed on-site analysis of product excellence-related issues.

Saved 8.45% man-hours/year by automation of test setups, developing accelerated tests, identifying redundant tests.

Field failures were analyzed and solved using concepts of DoE, SPC, GD&T and six sigma principles. Organized cross-functional reviews of the design, qualification, and capability. Efficiency improvement was by developing automated test setups.

Implemented and sustained Lean manufacturing concepts like 5S, Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen events, TPM, Poka Yoke.


Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB), American Society for Quality (ASQ), No.: 19290, Exp.: Dec 2021

Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), American Society for Quality (ASQ), No.: 100940, Exp.: Dec 2021


Sriratana Electrical Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, India. Site Engineer June 2013- September 2013

Two electrical on-site projects were managed and implemented diligently within the stipulated time.

Toolcomp Systems Private Limited, Bangalore, India. Intern December 2011

Worked on understanding design and manufacture of plastic molds, the process involved in tool/mold design, process engineering, Wire EDM, Manufacture of plastic injection molded components.

Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited, Bangalore, India. Project Trainee June 2011- July 2011

Investigated and suggested three optimum solutions for the delay caused by the removal of Fortuner underbody from underbody main line in Weld shop.


University at Buffalo, The State University of New York February 2018

Master of Science, Industrial Engineering. GPA: 3.89/4.00

National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal, India May 2013 Bachelor of Technology, Mechanical Engineering. GPA: 8.08/10.00


Design Software: Catia, Creo Parametric, ProEngineer, AutoCAD

Applications: Minitab, MatLab, Arena, AnyLogic, @RISK, HyperMesh, HyperView, Nastran, Ansys, Microsoft Office.

Received Training on Product Lifecycle Management practices at Tata Motors Limited, using Teamcenter by Siemens.


Liston Manufacturing Inc., North Tonawanda, NY February 2017- May 2017 Operations Scheduling methodology designed to accommodate critical component needed to be fit in into the schedule and further reschedule of existing orders to meet the deadline for product delivery.

Four mini-projects on Quality Assurance February 2017- May 2017

‘Gauge Linearity Study’ is conducted to see if bias exists in measuring instruments. Conducted ‘Gauge R&R’ with analyzing data and interpreting results. Designing a fixture and experimental design to determine if the new proposed process is stable and capable.

American Cancer Society, Hope Lodge, Buffalo, NY Sept 2016 - Dec 2016 Analysis and Improvement of “Supplies inventory” using Six Sigma tools: Executed DMAIC process to improve quality of service provided, by helping ACS order appropriate quantity of inventory based on existing supplies.

Three mini-projects on 'Design and Analysis of Experiments' Sept 2016 - Dec 2016 Projects were aimed at analyzing analytical measurements from experiments with a reasonable model, making note of concerns regarding the statistical validity of the results and to design an experiment and establish an analysis plan using Minitab 17.

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