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Supply Chain Engineer

Brooklyn, New York, United States
August 27, 2018

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Ummi R. Shaikh

*** ******** ******* ********, *** York, NY - 11209 929-***-**** EDUCATION

New York University - Master of Science - Industrial Engineering, 3.30/4.00 (May 2018) Gujarat University (India) - Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering, 3.56/4.00 (June 2010) EXPERIENCE

MTA New York City Transit: Performance Improvement Intern (Jan 2018 – May 2018) New York City, US

• Assisted on ad-hoc projects in the Strategic Initiatives team by conducting quantitative and data analysis to generate solutions

• Performed regression analysis for the technology product using analytical and BI strategies by adding more attributes (variables) to the model improving the model R-square by 9%

• Collaborated with stakeholders and implemented a new centralized dispatching model in East New York to reduce the wait assessment for the buses in Brooklyn

• Successfully implemented the first use of Power BI in the SI team. Created interactive dashboards and reports of the customer complaints response time for executive consumption

• Designed and conducted the training series for the SI team (12 personnel) to enhance Power BI reporting capabilities MTA New York City Transit: Performance Improvement Intern (Feb 2017 – Aug 2017) New York City, US

• Responsible for managing the performance and evaluation of more than 3000 employees for 5 major operations departments of NYC Department of Subway

• Analyzed statistical data to identify the trends in employee’s performance and recommended the training solutions to improve their productivity

• Evaluated the current process flow and proposed a process improvement plan for evaluation reporting procedure reducing 60% of the process steps, reducing the lead time to 3 days, and reducing paper wastage by up to 85%

• Reviewed the potential gaps in the current scheduling procedure and suggested the improvement to resolve scheduling conflicts Progressive Enterprise: Supply Chain Engineer (Dec 2013 – Apr 2016) Ahmedabad, India

• Led part classification into ABC to optimize the purchasing quantities and reduced the holding cost of excess inventory by 5%

• Clearly and effectively communicated with both technical and non-technical audiences, regarding production processes, engineering issues and proposed changes, and quality issues

• Carried out suppliers onboarding. Generated the KPI of supplier’s performance and material quality issues to the senior management

• Supervised the inbound raw material flow and monitored production schedules and ensured their on-time delivery

• Broke down the supply chain silos to show the root cause of supply chain issues and partnered with business leaders to come up with effective solutions

• Carried out staff training for the newly implemented ERP system. Increased the internal data accuracy and forecast accuracy by 12% for imported goods and manufacturing work orders

GEA Group AG: Industrial Engineer (Continuous Improvement) (Mar 2011 – Oct 2013) Baroda, India

• Performed motion studies of the manufacturing process, identified and eliminating non-value-added activities. Further implemented lean methodologies like 5S, Just in Time (Kanban) to ensure shop floor safety, inventory allocation and reduced manpower by 4%

• Worked with champions to improve staff performance and helped developing training programs for Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement for the manufacturing and operations team

• Expanded lean cultural growth by assisting value stream and kaizen events

• Collaborated with IT to facilitate the integration of PLM (Windchill) with MRP to streamline the manufacturing processes

• Assisted on ad-hoc projects in the United Kingdom with the design team. Revised the working design of blending prism in a bulk container and increased the product performance by 40%

• Created 3D CAD models for material handling equipment using Pro Engineer and AutoCAD. Reviewed the project specific document as per customer requirements which included drawing packages and bill of materials (BOM) PROJECTS

Business Analytics: Prescriptive Analysis (Pricing models for eBay Motors) (Sep - Dec 2017)

• Created a classification model and recommend a price range to users selling their cars on eBay and predicted the duration of the ad posted. Analyzed model increased the car sales and provided a user-friendly experience to both buyers and sellers. Tools used – R Programming, Excel, and Tableau

Production Science: Productivity Improvement of ProCoat Process at HAL Inc. (Sep – Dec 2017)

• Analysed and developed value stream map, process flow diagram and queuing network flow model of a PCB production line maximizing the capacity and capabilities using MS Visio and Excel. Recommended solutions for the company along with its cost benefits to increase its throughput from 1400 parts/day to 3200 parts/day

Factory Simulation: Video game Manufacturing Plant (Sep – Dec 2017)

• Developed a discrete event supply chain system simulation of a video game manufacturer in SIMPROCESS. Designed the flow of the process, assigned the resources based on the demand and cycle time simulating the factory for 6 months. Generated the utilization and variability reports of each activity. Optimized the process by fine-tuning the resources and cycle time to a real-world scenario Supply Chain Engineering: Dollar Tree (Jan - May 2017)

• Designed an end to end supply chain network for a Dollar tree product that successfully decreased 14% of the landed cost per product. Analyzed the seasonality and forecasted the store requirements. Created BOM, Distribution Requirement Planning (DRP), Master Production Schedule (MPS). Computed lot sizes and cash to cash cycle for the factory further validating the model with value circle Lean Manufacturing: NYU STEM Career Fair (Jan – May 2017)

• Using the Fishbone diagram identified wastages and bottleneck in the Career Fair process. Using Value stream mapping suggested the implementation the lean concepts like 5S, Kaizen and Just-in-Time to reduce student’s wait time by 28% TOOLS/SKILLS

Technical: Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Value Stream Map, SPC, Supply Chain Management, Inventory Management, Forecasting, Root-Cause Analysis, Cost Analysis, Performance Improvement, Data Analysis Software: MS Access, Excel (DAX), Minitab, R Programming, AutoCAD, ERP/MRP, Tableau, Power BI

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