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Quality Engineer

Fremont, CA
February 28, 2020

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A certified lean six sigma green belt and a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, with prior experience as a Quality Engineer at a Tier 1 OEM supplier, specializing in Corrective Action through 8D, Statistical Process Control, and PPAP for New Product Introduction (NPI).


Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering, University at Buffalo, SUNY GPA 3.87/4.0 Aug 2018 - Feb 2020

Bachelor of Technology in Production and Industrial Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology GPA 8.18/10 July 2013 - July 2017


Quality Tools: Lean Six Sigma, Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Process Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (PFMEA), Statistical Process Control (SPC), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Corrective Action Preventive Action (CAPA), 8D, Gage R&R, Measurement System Analysis (MSA), ISO 9001:2015, IATF 16949:2016, Internal Auditing, Control Plans, New Product Introduction (NPI), GD&T

Computer Skills: Minitab, MS Office, SOLIDWORKS, PTC Creo


Ushaprabha Industries

Role: Quality Engineer Aug 2017 - June 2018

Responsible for Supplier Corrective Actions, Process Capability Studies, and PPAP submissions to customer for New Product Introduction

Implemented Lean Manufacturing principles in existing processes and trained shop floor personnel on 5S and Kaizen activities

Employed Lean Six Sigma tools such as root cause analysis, Pareto analysis, cause & effect matrix, Gage R&R, FMEA and VSM

Established Control Plans including control charts and response plan to monitor Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for critical processes

Achieved reduction in rejection of metal castings from 18% to 7% within a quarter through identification and elimination of root causes

Achieved savings of $42000 annually through significant improvement in quality using 8D as a Supplier Corrective Action

Gainmax Ferrocast Private Limited

Role: Quality Engineer Intern May 2016 - July 2016

Responsible for implementing lean techniques in the entire value stream and improving the flow and efficiency of material movement

Generated a process layout with a better flow of material between departments using process mapping and facility layout planning

Achieved reduction in cycle time by 13% using value stream mapping and line balancing in the machine shop; time and motion studies

Achieved a 20% Improvement in space utilization and increased efficiency of the shop floor by the implementation of 5S


Quality Control through Corrective Action using 8D Aug 2017 - June 2018

Used Pareto analysis to identify major defects that led to rejection – Bolt hole porosity and blowholes in metal castings

Root Cause Analysis using Fishbone diagram and 5 Whys analysis enabled brainstorming of around 21 possible causes

Used Cause & Effect matrix to identify major causes and conducted hypothesis testing to validate the root causes

Generated Potential solutions, selected solution using Pugh matrix, and conducted force-field analysis for the selected solution

Developed corrective and preventive actions; CAPA and updated the Control Plan and work instructions accordingly

Achieved reduction in rejection of metal castings from 18% to 7% and led to savings of $42000

New product Introduction of a Transmission Assembly part Aug 2017 - June 2018

Conducted initial feasibility report and capacity analysis for a new transmission assembly product – “Longer Clutch Housing”

Responsible for various documentation involved in PPAP such as Process Flow Diagram, Process FMEA, and Measure System Analysis

Implemented Kappa study on radius gauges and Gage R&R study on pistol caliper and height gauge to conduct MSA studies

Generated the manufacturing process flow using process mapping, conducted initial process capability study, and risk analysis using PFMEA

Accomplished a control plan including response actions and a calibration and maintenance plan for tools and gauges used for inspection

Quality Control through DMAIC Six Sigma Aug 2018 - Dec 2018

Case study over the reduction of manufacturing defects in two-wheeler tires at CEAT, India

Implementation of DMAIC, purpose, and use of all the quality tools in each phase along with their results and analysis

Drafting of Structured Project Guide, Pareto chart, Ishikawa diagram, Cause and Effect Matrix, FMEA and Control Plan

Grasped the steps implemented that lead to reduction in the spongy effect from 22% to 12% in the next quarter


Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt – IASSC

Lean Manufacturing & Lean Six Sigma Training

PPAP – AIAG 4th Edition Training

ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Auditor Training

IATF 16949:2016 Implementation and Auditing Training

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