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Industrial Engineer

Dallas, TX
November 16, 2018

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Induja Thirumalai Email Mobile 407-***-****

Address **** ***** ****, *** ****, Farmers Branch, Texas 75244.


Skilled Leader with expertise in logistics. Solid knowledge on Six Sigma and Continuous Improvement initiatives through direct involvement in projects in the logistics/production domain. Develop, evaluate, document, and advance production methods and processes through Lean techniques and Kaizen Events. Analyze and reengineer distribution layouts, designing and implementing efficiency and quality improvement projects across production lines.


Masters Industrial Engineering University of Central Florida GPA 3.35 Aug ‘14 to May ‘16

Certificate Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Six Sigma Global Institute Jun ‘16

Bachelors Industrial Engineering Anna University GPA 3.4 Aug ‘10 to May ‘14


oXLC Services Desoto, TX Jun ‘17 - current

Position: Site Engineer/Inventory Control Manager

Ensuring that inventory control needs are consistently met and managing $26 million worth inventory successfully. Performed annual physical inventories twice with an accuracy of 99.9%

By adopting data analysis tools to track the reasons for the damages in the warehouse, reduced it by 20%.

Conducted change management techniques and kaizen events, to push for efficiency improvements and standardization of work.

Expertise in SAP Warehouse Management (WM) and actively train employees on SAP EWM and ECC.

Developed different ROIs for the facility by analyzing the costs, savings and capital expenditure involved.

Performed loss analysis project to identify the various kinds of wastes involved in the production line, determined the root causes and brought in solution to improve the efficiencies by 5%

oLibertycom Little Rock, AR. Aug ‘16 – May ‘17

Position: Data Analyst

Supported data gathering and analysis. Participated in data quality control and validation. Using different statistical algorithms, helped reduce the data anomalies and outliers by a margin of 4.5-7.5%.

Performed research on the qualified sales data and provided valuable inputs. Assisted in the development of market research helping with quick identification of target customer segment for improving the strike ratio. This improved the marketing projections accuracy by 20%.

oAmerican Hotel Register Orlando, FL. Jun ‘15 – Aug ‘15

Position: Seasonal Associate

Supported in planning, development of business processes, building use cases for workflows which reduced the cycle time by 12%.

Analyzed the inventory at the distribution center and developed an optimized layout of the inventory which improved the picking frequency by 14%

oUniversity Of Central Florida Orlando, FL. Jan ‘15 - May ‘16

Position: Graduate Teaching Assistant

Tutor students on supply chain management course.

oTVS Sundaram Brake Linings Chennai, India. Apr ‘13 – Jul ‘13

Position: Continuous Improvement intern

Assisted in analyzing the feasibility of new systems and enhancements to existing ones which resulted in cost saving of $1720-$2180 per year.

By implementing work study and industrial engineering techniques I was able to reduce the process variability and improved the finishing line efficiency by 13%


oOptimization of the transportation network of a retail supply chain, Aditya Birla Group- MORE Super market, Chennai, India Apr ‘14

The purpose of the project was to improve the supply chain performance of the distribution center which serves 57 stores, using Heuristic methods.

Total number of trips per week for local deliveries were reduced from 101 to 86 in the first method and further reduced to 71 in the second method.

Savings per month when compared to current process amounted to anywhere between 14.85%- 29.7%.

oImproving Airline Marketing Efficiency Apr ‘16

Performed Data Clustering and Hypothesis Testing using SPSS software for the analysis.

Factor analysis and ANOVA was performed on the data to examine if millennials were paying extra/less compared to other generations.

Presented findings which highlighted the purchasing mindset of millennials to be different than other generations for a few key factors used in the ANOVA analysis.


Lean Manufacturing

Supply Chain Modeling and Analysis

Quality Engineering

Operations Research

Facilities Design and Layout

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