Qualification Summary / Area of Expertise:
Lean Six Sigma, Statistical Data Analysis, Problem Solving, Quality and Manufacturing Management, Process Improvement, Operation Management, ISO 9001, Project Management, Lean Manufacturing, Strategic Decision Making and Risk Analysis.
Financial Analysis, Inventory Control & Planning, Forecasting, Excellent Communication & Presentation, Leadership.
Master of Science Major: Industrial Management December 2015
Concentration: Lean Six Sigma & Logistics and Supply Chain Management GPA: 4.0/4.0
University of North Carolina Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina
Bachelor of Engineering Major: Mechanical Engineering August 2013
University of Pune, MH, India GPA: 3.3/4.0
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (Ongoing)
Process Improvement Intern, ATI Specialty Materials – Monroe, NC June 2015 to August 2015
Performed process study using SIPOC analysis and created process flow maps using Visio for process optimization.
Created value streams maps for order acknowledgement process to identify and remove non value added activities in the process.
Created data collection plans for process time study and performed statistical data analysis using Excel, Minitab and JMP.
Recommended corrective actions based on root cause analysis performed to improve process lead time by 60%.
Quality & Design Engineer, Crompton Greaves LT Motors – MH, India July 2013 to July 2014
Developed and designed new parts of motors and alternators using Auto Cad and Solid works with 100% on time delivery.
Reduced the Scrap rate by 8% and reduced inventory space by 13% using lean tools like 5S, Poka-Yoke, Kanban’s etc.
Worked with quality control department to develop PPAP for new parts to meet company quality standards.
Implemented Statistical Process Control and FMEA techniques to ensure defect free motors and parts are shipped to customers.
Worked with quality manager on black belt project to improve productivity and work standardization on shop floor using tools like design of experiments, sample plan, Gauge R&R analysis, process capability analysis, 5-why analysis and time study.
Assisted 15+ shop floor workers in understanding quality control and continuous improvement techniques.
Project Engineering Intern, Honeywell Turbo Technologies - Pune, India August 2012 to April 2013
Perform the root cause analysis on the cracks arising on turbine casing of new turbocharger using analytical approach.
Learned and implemented DMAIC problem solving technique to identify the root causes of cracks.
Recommended corrective actions based on the analysis in design & manufacturing areas and reduce cracks by 80%.
Software’s: Minitab (Expert), JMP,SPSS, Risk 6, MS project, Visio (Expert), Solid works, Auto CAD.
Languages & Database: SAS (Beginner), SQL (Beginner), Microsoft Access (Beginner), MS Excel (Expert).
Lean: 5S, Value Stream, KANBAN, Cellular Design, Continues Improvement (Kaizen), JIT, 8D, 5 Why analysis.
Six Sigma: DMAIC, Root Cause Analysis, ANOVA, SIPOC, CTQ, DOE, Statistical Process Control, FMEA.
Academic Projects: August 2014 – December 2015
Product Demand Forecasting for Bearing Manufacturer for Inventory Management: Analyzed past 10 years data to identify trends & data patterns to developed standard forecasting models for different product lines improved inventory levels by 13%.
Tools: MS Excel (Pivot tables), Minitab, Regression Analysis.
Root Causes Analysis of Bottle Burst at Manufacturing Plant using Lean Six Sigma: Real time project for bottle manufacturing company was undertaken and bottle burst issues was mitigated to improve the sigma level to 4.1 from 2.91.
Tools: DMAIC, QFD, Pareto Analysis, Process Capability Analysis, Cause Effect Diagram, 5 Why Analysis, Minitab.
Implementation of Lean Supply Chain for Manufacturing Operations at RCM Industries: Real time project was undertaken to improve manufacturing operations of Al transmission housing manufacturer. Achieved production improvement by 20.47%, reduced inventory level by 28.60% and increased work standardization & safety procedures in plant.
Tools: DMAIC, SIPOC, Value Stream Mapping, Cellular Design, TOC, Kanban, 5S, FMEA, Control Plans, Minitab.