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Quality Engineer

Binghamton, NY
June 18, 2018

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Yash Vijaykumar Soni 607-***-**** LinkedIn:


An Industrial Engineer (Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt), capable of increasing productivity, developing the most efficient methods for producing better products and services. Seeking a full-time position where my experience and knowledge can be utilized at an advanced level to find innovative ways and enhance the brand and reputation of the company


Lean Manufacturing

Six Sigma

Statistical Process Control (SPC)

ISO 9001


Quality Management System (QMS)



Design of Experiments (DOE)

Continues Improvement

Critical Thinking

Supply chain management

Process Capability


Production, Planning, and Control



Time and motion study

Gage R&R


Root cause Analysis (RCA)


Quality Engineer May 2014 – June 2016

Electrotherm (India) Ltd. Ahmedabad, GJ

Focused towards company’s key performance objectives (KPI) and goals

Responsible to assist and conduct Quality Audits including internal and external to guarantee products meet ISO 9001 standards and TS 16949; and to reduce scrap

Performed Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA) and Statistical Process Control (SPC) analysis to identify and evaluate the potential failure of parts manufacturing process and implemented mistake proofing solutions

Developed a new process for work order issue and completion that reduced the WIP cycle by 20%

Used AutoCAD software to design warehouse layout and improved efficiency by 15%

Conducted process mapping and time/motion studies to improve throughput by 25%, eliminate bottlenecks and ensure adherence to customer specifications

Lead a team through the 8D, Value stream mapping (VSM), 5S and 5Why processes to identify the root causes of failures and reduce non-value-added processes

Worked on customer problems and complaints and provided Failure Analysis Reports (FAR) by performing failure analysis to understand the causes and improving quality of welding

Performed time study and costs estimation for new product development and plant extension

Implemented Just-in-Time (JIT) strategy to optimize throughput and reduced warehouse costs by as much as 20%

Used DMAIC approach to review material flow, bottlenecks and to reduce overall cycle times; and enhance throughput and lower manufacturing cost

Maintained notes, drawings and other documentation (like engineering drawings, bill of materials (BOM), list of design parameters, shop floor procedures) for future reference

Used ERP/SAP system for material requirement planning (MRP) to manage inventory and PLM to plan and control system

Co-op Quality Engineer March 2013 – April 2014

Chamunda Enterprise Ahmedabad, GJ

Worked in a high-volume rolling manufacturing and distribution plant to gain insights and understanding of manufacturing and assembly process

Supported designing team into a mechanical system using SolidWorks to increase M.S. scrap intake ratio of melting machine and reduced cycle times and scrap

Performed detailed analysis of returned customer products and used findings to drive Corrective and Preventative Action (CAPA) improvements; reported Corrective Action Reports (CARs) to manager

Resolved quality issues by identifying problems, examining solution options, implementing action plans and providing resources

Optimized use of equipment, floor space and personnel, recommended modifications to existing manufacturing equipment, processes and components and developed new innovative ways to manufacture

Monitored packaging and labeling of products to ensure that standard guidelines were strictly followed

Reduced days of inventory 30% over a year and Managed 10 direct reports in 4 functional departments: demand planning, materials management, warehousing, and customer service


Reliability analysis of flexible electronics and hybrid PCB assembly using different tests

Improve productivity, process, and efficiency of dining halls using Lean Six Sigma approach

Quality analysis of lead contamination in drinking water

Queuing model to decrease waiting time for the customer and increase customer satisfaction


M.S., Industrial and Systems Engineering, GPA: 3.84 2016 - 2018

Binghamton University, State University of New York Binghamton, NY

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, GPA: 3.8 2016

Indus University Ahmedabad, GJ


Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite, SolidWorks, Pro-E, Pursuing (Certified Quality Engineer – ASQ CQE)


Minitab, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Microsoft Project, MATLAB, SAS, SolidWorks, Pro-E, ARENA Simulation, AutoCAD, Visio


Quality Assurance, Materials for manufacturing, Supply chain & Management, Probability and Statistics, Modeling and Simulation, Production Scheduling, Operation Research, Electronics Manufacturing, Design of Experiments, Manufacturing Processes, System Enterprise


Positive attitude, Willingness to learn, Team Player, Oral and written communication skills, Leadership, Flexible and cooperative, Complex problem solver, Multi-tasking with prioritizing, Time Management, Self-motivated

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