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Engineer Quality

Pune, Maharashtra, India
May 24, 2019

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GH-793,Sector-G, DD Nagar, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh 474***-***-*** 6060

Professional Summary

A dynamic goal-oriented professional with 11 years of rich welding and Fabrication experience in Multi National Giants like General Electric, Alstom with a pleasant personality and tenacity that knows no restrictions with year on year success. Exceptional leader talented at Welding, Fabrication and Implementing Quality systems & technically- savvy with outstanding relationship building, training and presentation skills. Achievements

AWS CWI (Certified Welding Inspector) from

American Welding Society.

Certified ASNT TC 1 A, NDT level II


ASME certified.

Lead auditor for ISO 9001 : 2015 from IRCA,CQI


CEO Impact Award for the Technical competence

for establishing the Welding & fabrication Centre

of excellence at General Electric, India

General Electric Certified Lean Six Sigma Green


Lean Six Sigma Project – Awarded as the “Best”

Practice Award” at GE grid Solution India Region.

Welding & fabrication Expert for General Electric T&D India Limited.

IWE pursuing from IIW, Kolkata.

Certified welding Engineer from ‘TATA Projects

Limited' .

Welding Trainer - certified by Alstom Grid

Technical Institute, France for imparting fabrication

& weld Training across India.

Certified welding Inspector NPCIL –Nuclear Power Corporation of India.

GE Certified Brilliant Manufacturing Engineer.

Author of ‘Welders Pocket Handbook'

(Publication : Alstom T&D India Limited)

Leader for the GE Fabrication COE (Centre of

Excellence) team across India, imparting training & qualification to welders.

Successfully generated WPS, PQR and

Qualified welders for customers like RDSO,


Work History

Lead Manager - Welding and Heavy Fabrication 01/05/2015 to Current General Electric Transportation – Gurgaon, India

Part of the Global TTA (TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER TEAM) for transferring the welding manufacturing technology from USA to India.

Designed, developed and setup of manufacturing process related to welding for GE transportation.

Helping to reduce welding defects and maximize product and service quality through driving various Improvement Projects and executing project plans.

Developing welding procedures for alloy, stainless & high tensile steels for manufacturing of Pressure vessels, Heat Exchangers, Boilers, columns, Tanks, etc.

Training of welders on Shielded Metal Arc welding (SMAW), Gas metal Arc welding (GMAW), Flux cored Arc welding ( FCAW) & Qualifying them as per ASME Sec IX, Sec V, AWS D1.1 & AWS D15.1.

Established the Manufacturing processes in a Green Field Project across the fabrication and assembly lines.

Successfully Setup of Advanced Manufacturing & Weld School at GE, Transportation and training fresh hired diploma engineers as Qualified welders.

Conduct NDE (Non Destructive Examination) like UT, MT, PT, RT on the fabricated structures to ascertain the soundness of the weld and propose corrective actions.

Provide technical support & guiding team members on weld repairs, root cause analysis and customer interactions with industry standards and specifications such as ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, AWS, ISO & ASNT.

Leader for Manufacturing PPAP's review with review board & conducting P-FMEA for the process stabilization & New Product Introduction at Shop.

Proficiently Handling team of Inspection diploma engineers & technicians to carry out inspections and achieve significant reduction in defects & increased productivity at Shop.

Collaborate with management and line production staff to achieve most efficient and accurate quality assessments.

Managing Welding Project for GE by creating, developing and qualifying welders as per ASME Sex IX, AWS D15.1 & AWSD1.1 and implementing changes to improve current processes and reduce costs.

Overseeing Welding Procedure Qualification and generating welding procedures to assist manufacturing, Qualifying welders for PQR and WPQ and witnessing the Destructive testing of the weld test coupons.

Qualifying welders as per Different process, Positions and Base metals Qualifications.

Expert at attending weld failures & ‘Proficiently generated procedures' for attending welding defects at customer sites.

Boosted productivity and reduced shop downtime by continually researching and implementing the latest tools, equipment, and techniques.

Participate in design of customized tools and interpret blueprints to effectively instruct welders in advanced fabrication techniques.

Inspect all fabricated materials after assembly for adherence to blueprint specifications and quality standards.

Contribute to staff management to include hiring, shift scheduling, training, and team building. Specialist – Heavy Fabrication and welding 1/05/2014 to 30/04/2015 GE T&D India Limited, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh

Achieving the Fabrication production targets within the Takt time and establishing no Escape defects.

Maintaining Process standards, Procedures for fabrication & undertake improvements on fabrication.

Working in close coordination & ‘Shop in charge' of team members to carry fabrication & welding inspection at GE Suppliers as well as overall responsible for Shop Floor fabrication activities.

Developing ISO 9001 Quality Management System by providing QA support & managing internal audit program and by carrying out Cross functional audits and NC closures, supporting the management team to ensure the quality management systems

WPS, PQR, WPQ approval of different Suppliers & Re approval of their welders for RDSO, NPCIL,IR, BARC

Prepare and approval of quality plans and detailing on quality requirements and finalizing the manufacturing quality plan (MQP) as per Customer specifications, contract for stage inspections & final testing

Steering member for the Advanced Production system (APS) for Quality & work simplification at Shop & establish fast work by developing positive relationships and working closely with Shop team to achieve desired quality & implementing design / technology changes .

Conducting Fabrication committee meetings with shop to reduce COPQ due to fabrication issues & conduct the training of team members to reduce the defects at Shop Floor & working closely with Shop team to implement engineering changes.

‘Fabrication Problem solving leader' for any major failure at test bed, site & sharing the lesson learnt with the team to avoid recurring defects.

Leader for Potential savings for company of 50K$ by reducing the defects at site through various improvement projects at shop floor, root cause analyses & quality trends for improvements through DPPM, DPU Process improvements through Periodic checks/ audits of all critical process at shop & identify gaps. Assistant Manager (Fabrication and welding) 15/06/2011 to 30/04/2014 ALSTOM India Limited (Formerly AREVA T&D India Limited) Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh

Handling troubleshooting, failure analysis, root cause analysis & metallurgical evaluations for site failures

Analysis of the Welding major fault at fabrication Shop & taking the preventive actions to reduce the Non conformity at shop through Design/Supplier/manufacturing feedback forms.

Weekly process Checks to ensure No deviation & report any derogation if found in line with industrial Engineering.

Making overall performance rating of all fabricators & prepare monthly supplier feedbacks & Quality Ratings & creating EHS awareness with the Shop Team members & reporting Near miss

Internal Process Audits of various departments & machines involved in process for the healthiness & Carrying out Design manufacturing review with Design Department to ensure & anticipate NCRs at design stage only.

Developing the inspection methods depending upon the Manufacturing control plans MCP' s & revise the formats for better control, measurements & improvements.

Conducting QR1, QR2 level meetings with Shop workers & engineers to resolve the Fabrication issues & implement effective corrective & preventive actions.

Conducting Welder Performance Qualification (WPQ) & Procedure Qualification Record (PQR) for new vendors as per ASME Sec IX standards. Ability to develop WPS, conduct the welder qualification as per ASME.

VENDOR development & approval of different vendors for PGCIL, NPCIL, NTPC customers

Strong interpretation of Engineering Drawings & manufacturing processes & recommend drawing changes for product standardization .

Review of the SMS (standard material specification), SOP's,Industrial Rule & Feedback to Global Engineering for technology/process standardization. Executive Quality Control – Fabrication 30/05/2008 to 11/6/2011 Crompton Greaves Limited – Gwalior

Successfully Completed the GET (Graduate Engineer Trainee) from 30/5/2008 to 30/5/2009.

Monitoring, testing and inspecting products to make sure they meet specified standards at Source as well as receipt.

Tracking and reviewing corrective and preventive actions at supplier end to ensure no escape defects at shop.

Started ‘Successful Gate Reviews' at various critical manufacturing stages involving Engineering, manufacturing & Quality to ensure correction at same stage & avoiding Cost of Product Quality COPQ traveling to next stage.

Conducting Supplier Quality class to enhance supplier performance for the monthly major faults observed at shop floor.

Vendor Audits and Vendor Development for the fabricated parts and transformer accessories.

Implemented Six sigma at Supplier end and reducing the Non Conformities at Shop through implementing the DMAIC methodology.

Carrying out the inspection at the source as well as receipt for the different sub-assemblies for the transformer manufacturing.

Timely Calibration of the Incoming Quality control lab tools like Vernier, Micrometer, Gauges, UTM etc.

Implementing methods to inspect, test and evaluate reliability, precision, reliability and accuracy of processes, products and production equipment.


Bachelor Of Engineering (Mechanical ) Passed with 70 % marks Nagpur University - Nagpur, Maharashtra

Higher Secondary, Passed with 65 % marks.

Army School Ratnuchak - Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir

Senior Secondary School Passed with 76 % marks.

Army School Ratnuchak - Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir


Active Member of the ASME (American Institute of Mechanical Engineers) Membership No. : 241425

Active Member of AWS (American Welding society) Membership no.: 2032390

Active Member of ASNT (American Society of Non Destructive Testing of Materials) Membership no.: 1951950

Active Member of ASQ (American Society for Quality) Membership no.: 2240411

Active Member of IRCA (International Register of Certificated Auditors). Additional Information


Excellent problem solving skills and a self-starter, good communication skills & team motivator to achieve the desired targets.

Takes initiative and works independently or as part of a group.

Well organized and easily meets deadlines.

Effective execution at work site as well as personal grounds

Logical and analytical skills to highlight the areas to be focused for the achievement of an objective. Declaration:

I hereby declare that all the information mentioned above is true to the best of my knowledge. PLACE: GURGAON ABHISHEK BHADAURIA

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