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Engineering Supply Chain

Location:
San Jose, California, United States
Posted:
November 13, 2018

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MADHUMITHA JOTHI

www.linkedin.com/in/madhumithajothi 408-***-**** ac7op9@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

Jabil Circuits – Engineering Change Notice Coordinator Aug’16-July-17

Review and analyze the Engineering change notices from customers and pipeline it internally to engineering, planning, purchasing, manufacturing, operations, quality and business units accordingly for implementation of any change notified.

Serve as primary customer contact for any issues/updates in BOM, Approved Vendor List/Approved Manufacturer List.

Analyze material disposition and inventory status to determine financial and manufacturing impact.

Experience in SAP ERP system (ECC). Create, audit and edit BOM, AVL/AML, and part numbers in SAP.

SunPower Corporation – Buyer Planner Sep’15-Aug’16

Responsible for purchasing commodities for commercial and utility solar power plants.

Primary point of contact for supplier delivery coordination and problem solving.

Perform root cause analysis and develop corrective actions and manage the AIs for the issues occurred.

Cross-functional interactions with project, logistics, demand planning, quality & accounts payable teams for agile functioning of supply chain.

Involved in process improvement activities to standardize the purchasing processes.

Handle cost negotiations with suppliers harvesting cost savings for the company.

Santa Clara Valley Medical Centre – Quality Management Student Spring’15

Improved laboratory operational efficiency by optimizing processes using A3 Model from Toyota Production System.

Created Value Stream Mapping to identify value added and non-value added activities.

Analyzed current workflows and assessed overall staffing needs for both HSRs and Phlebotomists.

Executed time studies to observe patient queues and waiting time.

Performed error proofing (one-by-one inspection) of each process phase to detect abnormalities.

Performed Root Cause Analysis using Pareto Chart, Cause-and-Effect Diagram, and 5 Why's.

Improved the inventory replenishment system using Lean philosophies.

Provided recommendations on organizing the inventory using Kaizen 5S+1 (6S) and visual management.

Designed Kanban System for supplies reordering and inventory allocation.

EDUCATION

MS San Jose State University San Jose, CA

Industrial & Systems Engineering – GPA: 3.68 May’15

Specialization – Operations and Process Improvement.

MS&E260 Stanford University Stanford, CA

Summer Introduction Course in Operations Management. Summer’14

BE DY Patil College of Engineering (Pune University) Pune, India

Instrumentation and Control Engineering. May’10

CERTIFICATION

Six-Sigma Green Belt – SJSU Spring’14

8D certification at SunPower Corp. May’14

ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Operations management at Key electronics – A case study, Stanford University. Summer’13

Identified the product mix based on historical demand data and proposed supply-demand strategy using (Q, R) model.

Developed an optimal global sourcing strategy to optimize production cost leading to 18% savings.

Performed make or buy analysis (warehouse/third-party), qualitative analysis (Sourcing/Warehousing).

Logistics in Supply Chain Optimization, Divyanaga Enterprises, Chennai, India. Spring’14 Fall’14

Analyzed average demand, optimized number of warehouses, and their locations for min total costs and max service level.

Determined optimum delivery routes from warehouse to demand locations, using heuristics and approximation algorithms, which reduced average delivery time and the number of salespeople required.

Developed optimized solutions, which reduced annual transportation costs by 61.58%.

PRIOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

Emerson Innovation Center India – Associate Engineer Aug’10 – Mar’12

Was responsible for data-link layer to user interface layer testing for HART protocols.

Tested and solidified protocol implementation and conformance testing of Ultra Sonic Flow Meters (Gas and Liquid).

Worked on Device Dashboards Testing (black-box testing) for UI conformance and reliability.

Collaborated with quality management to perform feasibility study and identified automation test pockets.

Was part of Software Quality Audit (SQA) team that defines processes to meet sustainable quality requirements.

Established a new testing lab adhering safety measures and 5S methodology. Managed equipment purchasing.

KEY SKILLS AND QUALITIES

Software Skills: MS Office (Project, SharePoint, VISIO), MINITAB, ProModel, Matlab, Jscripts, VSS, CVS, and Bugzilla.

Technical Skills: Six Sigma, Lean, KAIZEN, Process Improvement, Linear Programming, and Dynamic Programming.



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