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Engineer Engineering

Southfield, Michigan, United States
February 12, 2019

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Resume: SOUMYA GURUDEO +1-225-***-****

oExtensive Engineering experience with leading OEMs (General Motors & Tata Motors).

oHighly proficient in Data Analysis, Finance (Audit-SOX 404), and Project Management.

oExperience utilizing WCM principles, Lean concepts, Six Sigma, Problem Solving, Kanban, Operations Research, Statistical Process Control, Value Stream Mapping, Capacity Planning, Layout Design, Work Place Organization compliance, Process improvement, PFMEA, Flows charts, MODAPTS, Time/Motion studies, Quality Control, 5S and Safety (6S), BIQ Continuous Improvement, Standard Work, Visual Management (Andon), Resource Allocation & Optimization, Layered Audits.

oKnowledge of Statistical Analysis, Forecasting & Budgeting, Cost Benefit, Business Strategy & Planning, Scheduling, Managerial Accounting and Reporting.

oHeavy Experience with GMS and General Motors (DFSS) Design for Six Sigma Green belt.

oHighly efficient working with all levels of organizations and Executive Management.


Masters of Business Administration, (M.B.A), Louisiana State University (LSU) 2015- 2017

Finance/Internal Auditing and Data Analytics GPA: 3.9/4.0

Bachelor in Industrial Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, India 2009- 2013

Industrial & Production Engineering GPA: 8.7/10


oProcess Improvement PDCA, DMAIC, MS VISIO (Value Stream Mapping).

oData Analysis SAS Enterprise Guide, Tableau, Excel, MS SQL, PowerPivot.

oEngineering AutoCAD, CREO (PRO- E), Concerto.

oLean Tools Layered Audits, DFSS, Kanban, Kaizen, 5 Why, Root Cause Analysis,

COMMWIP Waste Elimination, CIP, 8D, Fishbone/Ishikawa, BIQ

oProject Mgmt. MS Office tools(Excel, PowerPoint, MS PROJECT), Teammate, Lotus

ERP (SAP), SRM, WEBEX, Outlook, Bloomberg Market Concepts, C++


Industrial Engineer, Engineering Operations- Powertrain, GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

Oct 2017- Dec 2018 Global Propulsion Systems(GPS), Pontiac, MI

oAccomplished several Cross-functional Projects on Material flow, Manpower/Resource allocation, Cost & Takt time, Quality Control, Capacity Planning, Changeover time reduction, Lead time, Downtime reduction, Standard Work Development, Product Scheduling & flow.

oProviding Consultation to the Department Leaders/Operations Managers in the GPS Lab to improve Productivity, Utilization and Efficiency and high level lab engineering processes.

oManaged “GLE” (Global Lab efficiency), GM’s internal Database system to generate Weekly & Monthly Global-NA reports to keep track of Lab’s Efficiency & Budget performance.

oConducted Continuous Improvement workshops for different stakeholders to consistently improve test cell, equipment & personnel utilization, productivity and overall efficiency of GPS Lab.

oUtilized Six-Sigma-DFSS Methodology to identify huge improvement opportunities in the current Global reporting structure. Successfully re-launched with new structure aligned to Industry standards.

oSpokesperson for Lab’s new AVL software for Utilization reporting. Pivotal role in Change Management from old information system to new.

oProblem solving using data/information on specific problems assigned in the utilization of personnel, material and equipment for continuous improvement of throughput and lab KPIs/ metrics.

oAssist Senior Management by providing useful insights through Data Mining of Lab’s GLE data.

oSupport and implement the Global Manufacturing System (GMS) compliance processes.

oTrain the staff on BIQ operating guidelines, layered audits, Basket-weave audits.

Industrial Engineer/Asst. Manager, Powertrain, TATAMOTORS LTD

Sept 2013- August 2015 Engineering Research Centre, Pune, India

oProject Planning and Resource scheduling with a Continuous Improvement mindset to lead the 697 and ‘8 Litre’ Engine Durability testing on Engine Wing test cells.

oLaunched new & defined processes for the lab to guide the supervisors and increase efficiency.

oResponsible for 5S/ Kaizen, Standard Work documentation, ergonomic efficiency, optimized allocation of manpower to reduce Cell downtime.

oAccomplished individual projects such as Failure mode/ Root cause analysis of Engine Cylinder Liner, Duty cycle compression using Problem Solving methodologies.

oData Acquisition and Statistical Analysis of Engine's performance data during FTP/ FLP test cycles at different Engine Run hours using Orbit-E/ PUMA real-time recording system.

oCoordinated & communicated information with Cross Functional teams involved in the Engine development for quick issue resolution.

oResponsible for RFQ/ RFP and keeping track of the status of equipment/ tools.

Project Lead (Operation Mgmt. & Finance Consulting), Flores MBA Consulting Group, LSU

July 2016-Dec 2016 Baton Rouge, LA

oLed a team of 5 MBA students as the lead consultant.

oImplemented 3 new processes from scratch to help the Client increase Business operations efficiency.

oData Analysis of unstructured Project time/ cost data. Developed Excel models for calculating department wise utilization and capacity.

oAchieved 17.5% increase in Annual Project Handling capacity.

oCreate Value Stream Maps to Analyze current decision-making processes (AS-IS) and formulate a new improved decision-making process (TO-BE) for in-house vs outsourcing production. .

oFinancial impact evaluation through cost variance analysis and design comparison of In-house Vs Outsource.

Corporate Auditor (Financial Processes), Global Team, Albemarle Corporation

April 2016-August 2016 Baton Rouge, LA

oPerformed Financial Audits/ Process Audits for different global locations of the company.

oExecuted interim testing of Inventory controls for Product Development Centre (PDC) Albemarle.

oUtilized SAP & SRM for testing various IT controls.

oSpokesperson for the SOX Q2 2016, Quarterly certifications- Updated and documented all controls for 2016, communicated at different levels of the management, coordinated with process control owners.

oSOX-404 -Memo documentation, verifying and approving memos after obtaining from memo owners for all global locations as per cycles.

oManaging Global Risk and Control Matrix (RACM) for updated Control Testing for FY 2015-2016.

oEngage with External Auditors, external advisory services.

Graduate Assistant, Department of Marketing and Department of Economics, LSU August 2015- May 2017 Baton Rouge, LA

oProvided Assistance for the Business Research activities/Analytics projects.

oManaged student database, running basic SQL queries, Grade student records, and administrative responsibilities.

Industrial Engineering, Training and Placement Lead, NIT-Bhopal

July 2012- May 2013 Bhopal, India

oManaged and facilitated campus recruiting on NIT Campus.

oAccomplished 80%-85% recruitment of fellow and junior branch mates.


oWinner of The Business Simulation Competition, TATA MOTORS, Pune INDIA

oAchieved under ‘30’ National Rank in Solo Business Presentation for SUPRA-2012.

o(Team Work) Designed and Fabricated a Formula-1 race car, SUPRA-2012, Buddha Intl. Noida


oChairperson, Professional Development for National Association of Women MBA’s.

oMentoring First year MBA students under MBA Association program.

oOrganized and Co-hosted TATA-CUMMINS technical seminar at TATA MOTORS, Pune.

oExecutive board member, ROTARACT Collegiate club, affiliated to Rotary International, conducted blood donation campaigns, delivered motivational presentations at different platforms addressing social concerns, headed collection drives, sapling distribution events etc.

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Following available upon request

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2.References/ Letter of Recommendation.

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