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Quality Manager

Pune, Maharashtra, India
August 15, 2018

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Rajendra P. Kharade (M) +918*********, +919*********

N.D. Tower, A Wing, Flat No. A- 605, (Res.) +919********* Opp. Shitaladevi Mandir, Akurdi, Pune-35. Email:

Date of Birth: 01 Nov 1966 Gender: M

Rich Experience in QC, QA, TQM, IMS, Vendor development & Production.

CAREER OBJECTIVE: Seeking challenging assignment in Senior Management in Quality Control, Quality Assurance or Production or service div. with an organization of repute.

Expertise Summary

Over 28 years of experience in quality control, quality assurance, new product & vendor development and TQM.

Currently working with Primetals Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Turbhe, Mumbai ( Joint venture of Siemens & MHI ) as Dy. General Manager – Quality.

Worked with Transmissions & Compressor manufacturing company Kirloskar Pneumatics Co. Ltd. Pune as Divisional Head - QA & MR -Transmission Div.(Jun 2012 to Feb 2015 )

Previously worked with Machine Tools manufacturing company Premier Ltd. Pune as Head - Quality and MR ( Aug 2007 to Jun 2012 )

Firstly worked with one of the well known Pumps, Valves, Machine Tools manufacturing company Kirloskar Brothers Ltd. Kirloskarwadi for 21 years. ( 1985 to 2007 )

Expertise in KAIZEN, 5S, Process Capability Studies, SQC techniques, TQM, Kaizen, QC Circle, 7 QC Tools, 5W 1H, Poka-Yoke, FMEA.

Leadership Skills, Excellent Interpersonal, Analytical, Strategic Planning, Team Building Decision Making and problem solving and organizational skills.

Active Team member of Operating Team of SBG.

Possess functional knowledge of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & BS OHSAS 18001.

Standardization of Quality documents, Certification, Quality Assurance Plans, Test Charts.

Six Sigma Black Belt and IMS internal Auditor.

NDT Level II in PT, UT, MT, RT.

Conversant with following Activities:

In process & final inspection: Dimensional inspection of various components, welding inspection, visual & aesthetic inspection, non destructive tests, hydro static pressure test on pump casings, dynamic balancing test of impeller, performance test on pump, painting inspection as per specifications.

Standards: Various National & International standards like IS, BS, ASTM, ASME,DIN, ISO, API used for pumps, machine tools, valves,gear boxes, gears, forgings & castings.

Various Statistical Quality Control techniques.

Vendor development for new products.

Various types of valves inspection (stage, final, assly., offering to inspectors, preparation of QAPS) like sluice valve, reflux valve, butterfly valves, gate valves, check valve, globe valve etc.

Various foundry technologies used in foundries (CI, Non Ferrous, Heavy & Alloy Steel).

Working with Windows Xp, Windows 7, internet, MS office, ORACLE & SAP, exposure to C, C++, Java programming.

Educational & Professional Qualifications Details:

MBA in Total Quality Management (TQM) - Sikkim Manipal University – 2012.

Six Sigma Black Belt - 2008

B Tech. (Mech.) Rajarambapu Institute of Technology Sakharale./YCMOU Nasik -2007

Diploma in TQM AIIMS Chennai, -1998.

Diploma in QA & ISO 9000 AIIMS Chennai, -1997.

Diploma in Mechanical Engg. – BTE Mumbai / Govt. Polytechnic Karad, -1985.

Other Certification Details:

Certificate Course in Computer Software at APTECH. - Windows 98, MS Office, Internet.

Internal Auditor thru TQMI for ISO 9001: 2000 and ISO 9001: 2008 from BV Cert.

Diploma in Computer Software at CDAC -- C. C++, JAVA Programming.

French language Course.

IMS (QMS, EMS & OSHAS ) Internal Auditor course from TUV India.

Projects Completed:

Development of I st prototype of Canned Motor Pumps. (200 kW & 2.2 kW)

Quality Manual for Canned motor Pumps & Portable Fire Pump set.

Development of Portable Fire Pump set & Vehicle mounted Pump.

Dynamic balancing of impellers & rotating units.

Execution of FMH order with best quality & within stipulated delivery period.

Job trails on Twin spindle grinder for Connecting Rod for Hyundai Motors.

Standardization of QAPS, test charts and documentation for Machine tools.

Standardization of QAPs, certificates & documentation for various products.

Professional Experience

From Mar 2017 onwards

Primetals Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Turbhe, Mumbai ( Joint venture of Siemens & MHI )

Working as Dy. General Manager – Quality Primetals Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Turbhe ( Joint venture of Siemens & MHI )and responsible for overall Quality function through 11 member’s team of professionals:

Overall responsible for QFD in plant. Responsible Raw material Insp, In-process Insp, Finish Goods Insp, Assembly and testing.

Organizing inspection at Supplier’s / vendor’s works. Monitor Vendor / Supplier performance, evaluation & re-evaluation based on rejection / rework analysis and improve supplier’s/vendor’s product quality.

Review customer complaints, CAPA, Root Cause analysis & monitoring complaints till closure.

Monitoring shop floor rejection-rework, CAPA & root cause analysis to develop & improve Manufacturing process & product Quality.

Establish & maintain traceability of product processed in-house & at vendors, Keep documentary evidence for Tracking of the same till despatch of material.

Organizing/imparting training programs of awareness about product quality and process requirements.

Reporting review to top management on performance of Quality systems and any recommendation for its improvement. Annual budgeting inspection/testing cost, manpower.

Planning & organizing activities like Calibration of instruments/equipment’s/qualifying gauges, Welder’s Qualification etc.

Ensuring establishment & implementation of IMS & maintaining records of ISO 9001 & 14001 and OHSAS 18001.

Updating Standards Room and training all personnel on the standards.

Calibration schedules, executions for all test equipment’s, in process test equipment’s etc.

Standardisation of Test Certificates and Automation of Test Certificates.

From Jun 2012 to Feb 2015

Kirloskar Pneumatic Co. Ltd. Hadapsar, Pune

Worked as Divisional Head QA & MR of Transmission Div. and responsible for overall Quality function which includes ensuring Quality through 15 member’s team of professionals:

Overall Incoming, supplier, In-process, Final Inspection, Product assembly & testing quality.

Supplier evaluation, reevaluation and up-gradation. Supplier Improvement thru phase-wise SIP.

Product validation, reliability testing and performance evaluation.

Quality Improvement initiatives through KAIZEN & QC Circles, 5W-1H,3M and Why-Why analysis.

New Quality initiatives like layout inspection in-house & at Supplier, Dock audit, Strip down Audit, Process Audit, Pictorial SOPs, Calibration of Jig & fixtures.

IMS implementation- Quality, Environment, Occupational Health & Safety management system.

Quality engineering for 55 kW, 225 kW & 250 kW Wind GB, AQUA 400 GB, Customised IGBs, Gears & Pinions EMU & Diesel Loco and for Export.

Ensure PPM target in house and Supplier quality.

Customer Management - Warranty administration, Complaint Analysis and corrective & preventive action, Complaint review meeting, 3rd party & Customer Inspection.

Participation in Business excellence documentation preparation of RKQP & CII.

People management – Resource allocation, KPI’s setting, competency mapping, skill enhancement, training & multi-skill development.

Annual Budget plan & Capex of QAD.

From Aug 2007 to Jun 2012

Premier Ltd. Chinchwad, Pune (Manufacturer Of Machine Tools )

Worked as Head QA (Sr. Manager QA and MR) and responsible for overall quality function ensuring Quality through 21 member’s team of professionals :

Overall Incoming, supplier, In-process, Final Inspection, Product assembly & testing quality.

Quality engineering for New product development like CNC Turning & boring machines - 400 mm, 1.8 M,2.3 M, 2.8 M, 3.2M & 6 M. Hobbing machines with EGB, Gear Shaving machine, CNC VMC series.

Product validation, reliability testing and performance evaluation.

Drive CFTs for continuous improvement and Coordination of TQM initiatives.

Identify requirement of gauges, inspection equipment and fixtures. Procurement, Calibration & Maintenance of the same. Setting up of Calibration facility at Metrology Lab and Gear Testing & inspection setup.

Facilitate training of QMS, Quality tools and measurement techniques.

Implementation of programs for quality improvement like 7QC, 5S, Kaizen & Poka – Yoka techniques.

Implementation, maintenance & development of QMS as per ISO 9001:2008 and Quality manual preparation. Conduct MRM, Contract reviews, and Service meeting.

Handling precision measuring equipments.

Recruit personnel and ensure development and maintenance of staff competencies in required areas in addition to selection, evaluation, progressive discipline and remuneration of staff.

From 2001 to 2007

Kirloskar Brothers Ltd. Kirloskarwadi (Mfr. Of Pumps)QA & Customer Relations

Assuring Product quality through product certification by TPI & customers.

Planning & Scheduling of the dept.

Offering product (for stage & final insp. to various third party inspectors & customers.

Submission & getting approval of quality assurance plans approved from third parties like CEIL / EIL, IRS, NTPC, BHEL, MECON, IRS, RITES, BVIS, NPCIL, BARC, TCE, THERMAX, UHDE, DNV. Co-ordination & expediting for the work of these third parties.

Performance testing of pumps & offering to customers.

NDT inspection & Internal audits in line with ISO 9000-2000 for various departments.

Implement KBL 2100 quality system in line with ISO 9000:94 for vendor assessment.

From 1995 to 2000

KBL, Kirloskarwadi (Mfr. Of Industrial Pump)Quality Control Machine Tools Div

Involved in the Receiving, Stage & Final Inspection, Gauge Control, Assembly, scrapping, painting & packing Inspection & Customer job trials.

Other QC Activities - Customer Complaints review, Quality Status Review, Initiation of improvements at various areas through TGW concept, Dependability Analysis, Initiation of corrective & preventive actions, Updation of Insp. Instruction Sheets & Checklists, Audit for self inspection machines & vendors, Calculate Cost of Quality, Initiate the Aesthetic Improvements. Evaluation & disposition of Return Goods Material, Attend 3rd Party insp.

From 1991 to 1995

KBL, Kirloskarwadi (Mfr. Of Industrial Pump) QC Nuclear & Job Order Section.

Preparation of Quality Assurance Plan, Various inspection Procedures, Inspection report formats, sub assembly & assembly checklists for Fueling Machine Heads & TPI with NPCIL.

Established the inspection methods for components, sub-assembly & assembly check points.

Trained the operators & inspectors to use the delicate instruments like pertho meter, digital level, optical telescope, MAUSER (Single axis digital Height gauge).

Decided the incentive schemes to motivate the inspectors.

Development of the export Job Work like ATLAS, GODWIN, SLD, FRAME BASIN, SERO

From 1988 to 1991

KBL, Kirloskarwadi (Mfr. Of Industrial Pump)Quality Control Project Dev. Div

(Canned motor Pumps, Portable Fire Pumps,Bomb shell and other Job-work etc.)

Defined machining processes / process equipments, inspection methods / instruments for various major components & Develop of the components at various vendors end.

Gave feed backs to vendors regarding the quality problems in supplies & take CAPA.

Development of various gauges, inspection fixtures for the new products.

Endurance testing for the final products to ensure the reliability of the indigenously developed components. Approval of the products from third parties & inspection institutes.

Welder Qualification of various dissimilar materials welding and TIG welding of thin sheets of 0.4 & 0.6 mm thick.

Preparation of fabrication sequence of canned motor pumps.

From 1985 to 1988

KBL, Kirloskarwadi (Mfr. Of Industrial Pump)QC for Production Div., Despatch Div & Fabrication Shop

Accountable for the Stage & Final Inspection, Gauge Room, Assembly Inspection, Paint & Packing quality as per decided quality norms for the mass production Water Pumps Div and Valve Div.

Fabrication Inspection & ensure the alignment as per quality norms for pump-sets.

Rajendra P. Kharade

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