SRI LAKSHMI VENGALA
Quality Management Lean Manufacturing Continuous Improvement Statistical Data Analysis Six Sigma Green Belt Certified Industrial Engineer with professional experience of 3 years in the fields of Manufacturing and Quality, seeking full time opportunity to leverage my knowledge and skills as a value-added employee and to build a career in Quality Management and process & manufacturing engineering. PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
TECHNICAL: Continuous Improvement (Kaizen), DMAIC, 5Why, Cause and Effect diagram, 5S principles, Value Stream Mapping(VSM), A3 report, GD&T, Gage R&R, APQP, SIPOC, Corrective actions and Preventive actions (CAPA), Fault Tree Analysis
ANALYTICAL: Statistical Analysis, Data Analysis, ANOVA, Root Cause Analysis, Pareto Chart, Statistical Process Control (SPC). MANAGEMENT: Data Management, Supply Chain (SC), Inventory Management, Just in Time (JIT), Operations Management(OR), Project Management, Lean Manufacturing techniques, Change Management. SOFTWARE: Minitab, Pivot tables, M.S office, M.S Excel (Solver and formulation), Auto CAD, ENOVIA, ETQ Reliance, CMS/DMR. WORK EXPERIENCE
Manufacturing Engineer- Operations
Zimmer Biomet- Warsaw, Indiana August 2017-Present
Acts as lead on assigned corrective and preventive actions (CAPA) in compliance with FDA 21 CFR 820.100 regulations to fix process / product non-conformances and closure of CAPA’s and containment activities within timelines.
Working on Continuous improvement projects reduction of the GRN rate. Efficient use of six sigma tools (DMAIC) throughout the planning and implementation phases of the projects.
Documenting and processing non-conformance reports for issue evaluation. Performing risk analysis and identifying root cause for the non-conformance. Scrutinizing data to determine KPI’s for continuous improvements.
Responsible for out of tolerance assessment and product/ process evaluation (GRN’s) for quality control and conducting initial root cause investigation to address the open issues.
Processing and approving change documents related to process/product and quality systems and communicate the change within the departments and supplier counter parts.
Working on developing and executing validation protocols (EQ, PQ and IQ’s), Calibration, Maintenance of production equipment as necessarily.
Analyzing complex data using MS Excel to support planning and management of resources in a timely manner.
Successful implementation of lean problem solving and quality management tools like SIPOC, 4Panel, Failure tree analysis, Root cause analysis, VSM, 5S, related to production quality issues. Quality Engineer Intern,
Brass Aluminum Forging Enterprise LLC, Ferndale, Michigan Sept 2016-Dec2016
Responsible for communicating customers APQP (PPAP Submissions) requirements within the organization, supplier and with cross functional groups. Validate internal quality requirements and apply towards each OEM’s quality requirement.
Worked in internal teams, such as manufacturing and design as well as customer quality counterparts.
Conducted and evaluated time studies and motion studies for continuous improvement in cycle time and reduce lead time of various manufacturing processes.
Performed value stream mapping (VSM) of process flow through out different departments, and assisted modifications in standardized work place. Maintaining quality standards on manufacturing operations to meet product quality and production control.
Work with customer and management to develop standards of the components, finished product and design reviews with respect to the quality requirements of new products. Complying for the dimensional accuracy by reading blue prints (GD&T). Assistant Executive Engineer
Srilaxmi Engineers PVT Ltd, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India June 2013-May 2014
Conducted process mapping, time/ Capability studies, FMEA, Process flow, PPAP, Cpk, eliminated bottle necks, rework procedures & work instructions, ensure adherence to customer specifications & conduct quality meetings.
Managed the engineering change process and act as customer liaison for product quality issues.
Documented, analyzed, and optimizing the equipment data and purchase orders (PO’s).
Extensive usage of Minitab, Advanced MS-Excel (Pivot table, VLOOKUP) and PowerPoint to keep track of progress. Engineering Intern – Engine Factory
Tata Motors Limited, India Nov 2012–April 2013
Worked on assembly process line of 2.2L DICOR merlin engine.
Performed analysis of data for hot & cold testing of the engine.
Improved the efficiency of production operations and dealing with quality issues, ensure ISO compliance.
Assisted factory manager in arranging raw materials, inventory and production. Responsible for material requirement planning and inventory flow management.
Masters of Science: Industrial and Systems Engineering 2014-2016 Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan GPA: 3.4 Course work: Production Systems, Lean Operations and Manufacturing, Applied Engineering Statistics, Supply Chain Management, Six Sigma, Deterministic Optimization and Project Management. Bachelor of Engineering: Mechanical Engineering 2009-2013 Osmania University, Hyderabad, India GPA: 3.7
Coursework: Operations research and supply chain management, Management information systems, Production & Management systems, Machine drawing & Production drawing.
Continuous Improvement Project- Fixtures failures -Zimmer Biomet Aug 2018- Present Continuous improvement projects focusing on reduction of GRN rate for consolidated gage types Fixtures. By using Six Sigma DMAIC methodology project plan was developed and troubleshoot the determined root cause.
Corrective & preventive actions (CAPA)- Six Sigma DMAIC principles- Zimmer Biomet Feb 2018-Present Corrective and preventive actions were determined and implemented by using DMAIC principle to the non-conforming product across USA and China.
Six Sigma (DMAIC) Project May 2015-June2015
A Six Sigma project was conducted on a semiconductor company dedicated to the manufacturing of circuit cartridges for inkjet printers.
MRP DSS Simulation project Jan 2016- April 2016
Developed the decision support system by forecasting the demand using regression analysis and formulated using VLOOKUP and maximizing the profit with low inventory and over time cost.
Lean Manufacturing Project. Sept 2015-Dec 2015
Lean strategies were applied to the small business restaurants where the possible lead time and waste were reduced by applying KPI’s, Value stream mapping, 5why’s. Changes were proposed to the restaurant which was on implementation.
Statistical Project (ANOVA and linear regression analysis) Aug 2016-Nov 2016 Regression analysis concept applied to compare the GDP of china and Germany on considering the factors like inflation, renewable energy and exports.