To build a challenging and learning career in a competitive electronics manufacturing environment and to achieve targets to meet the changing demands of the industry through strong leadership skill.
Having 16Years of Experience in Electronics SMT PCBA Assembling, Test Engineering Operation Maintenance, Debugging, Resource Management, Cost reduction and Mobile Manufacturing EMS and OEM Electronics related service industries.
Good knowledge in ENO (Engine Operation of SMT Functional Testing PCBA, manufacturing and assembly of electronics device SOP (Backend Operation of Testing, labeling )
Good knowledge of X-Ray, Flying Probe, ICT, Functional Test, Burn-in, etc..
Responsible for NPI, New line setup and Analyzing Cp & Cpk.
FMEA, Gauge R&R, DOE, ISO 9000,
DFT, Lean Manufacturing, BOM management, ECO & ECN process.
To co-ordinate with cross functional teams to achieve our teams KPI.
Knowledge in Mobile phone RF Standards GSM, GPRS, 3GPP, WCDMA & LTE (4G bands).
Handling of Mobile Test Instruments like Base Station 8960 Simulator, SG, SA, Aero flex PXI,CMU200,CMW500 R&S instruments and Anritsu(8870 & 8820) etc.
Hands on experience in all kind of RF, Switching &Electronics Instruments
Responsible to maintain Yield, WIP control, Scrap reduction, Repair operations management, maintain repair Yield, FPYR, SPYR. Driving for corrective and preventive action.
Expert in Maintaining Mobile phone Test Equipments and Installation, servicing of all Automated machines
Planning and execution of Preventive maintenance (PM) for all the test equipment as per the schedule(WEEKLY, MONTHLY AND YEARLY).
Analyze the Test Equipment spare parts cost planning in controlled manner.
Conduct cost saving projects for Test Equipment spares development in order to localize spares with Customer approval.
Maintain 5s in shop floor, plant work discipline & ESD and safety awareness at all times.
Implement Kaizen’s and continuous improvement Actvites.
Backup Working Closely with Diagnostic/Process & Production CFT team to find Rectify root cause RCA and evaluate repetitive failures in Production line.
Jio mobile project installed in new 40 no.s of Testing lines End to End ( (Backend, Sop and Sinkwrap).
Jio Project in IMEI Stage Tow Zebra printer we are using after I done kizen using LAN port IP configuration enable in Tow PC and single Zebra printer Cost saving.
Micromax Smartphone installed in 30 no.s of Testing lines Successfully.
Established Manufacturing Test Engineering System(MTE-ATE) in flex .
Mission98% Program of Yield improvemet:
Achieved a manufacturing First Pass yield rate from 94% to 98% (Reduce the Manufacturing failure rate) by enhanced process deployment with the target time and awarded best former for the same.
Project handled models: Nokia 5310 Express Music, Nokia x2, Nokia 2010,Nokia Asha200,300,303.
Successfully completed Kizen project for flashing Prommer FPS21 implementation in flannel flash top10 kizens championship. This saves test time reduction MFR to Nokia.
Area of Expertise:
Currently Managing a Team of 50 people in all shift.
Work allocation and Work flow management
Resource and activity planning
I am responsible for end to end test (Smart Phone) Engineering. Lead NPI, Product launch & ramp up without excursion, Manufacturing RF Testing, Technology & Product transfer. Spare parts control, Vendor localization, Test equipment trouble shooting, Test SW, Test Fixture Maintenance.
DOE, Control Run & Test Plan Release.
Yield, Retest & Down Time Control.
Spares Cost Reduction.
Flextronics India Pvt Ltd, Chennai, India. 08/01/2018 - 12/08/2019
Designation: Sr. Engineer (Mobile phone Test Maintenance / Spares & Asset management)
Involved in customer yield improvement activities and manufacturing support activities
To minimize the down time.
Monitor the Tester related FPY (first pass yield), SPY(second pass yield) of Units on
Daily basis and take actions to improve.
Installation, maintenance and up gradation of automatic testing equipment’s.
To investigate Product / Process failure problems and implement corrective and preventive actions (CAPA) using root cause analysis.
Engaging the team, building competency and motivating the team.
To schedule and execute preventive maintenance for testing phase.
Good knowledge in analyzing PCB and troubleshooting.
Coordinating with cross-functional teams to achieve the target
Handling a team of fifteen technicians and Reporting to the manager(first level)
I am responsible for end to end test (Smart Phone) Engineering. Lead NPI, Product launch & ramp up without excursion, Manufacturing RF Testing, Technology & Product transfer. Spare parts control, Vendor localization, Test equipment trouble shooting, Test SW, Test Fixture Maintenance
 Nokia India Pvt Ltd, Chennai, India: 15/09/2008 to 31/10/2016
Designation: Associate Engineering (Testing & Maintenance)
Following the technical Manuals responsible for Installation, configuration, maintenance of Automated Test Equipments and Product Change Over’s for Production support.
Over all professional experience in the area of Troubleshooting for ICT (in circuit tester), FCT testers and Electronic circuits PCBA.
Preparing Manufacturing instructions, coordinating pilot runs, solving BOM, component and Manufacturing.
Responsibility is root cause analysis of defect in PCBA which are occurs in SMT workshop, and also I need give feedback (according to analyses report)SMT process team, material team and maintenance control defects.
Tracking and control the Manufacturing Failure Rate (MFR), NFF and FPY yield report.
Responsible for Product support Actvites like PCBA & system development in a NPI, Ramp up.
Static process control (SPC) Quality Tool for GAUGE R&R, Analyzing Cp & Cpk.
Diagnose Base band and RF section using Phoenix Software, Phone tool Fast trace and Testing and Tuning Tool.
To investigate Product /Process failure problems and implement (CAPA), schedule and execute preventive maintenance for testing phase.
Proficient in preparing detailed test case and various stages of Mobile device testing such as User interface MMI testing, RF Band testing GSM and WCDMA.
Good knowledge on Schematic tracking and to trace the defect on Multilayer PCB and its Internal electronics assemblies (4, 6, 8 Layers PCBs)
Hands on experience in all kind of RF, Switching & Electronics Instruments
Handling of Mobile Test Instruments like Base Station Simulator, SG, SA, Aero flex.
Venture Corporation (MNC) Singapore: 20/06/2006 - 29/07/2008
Designation: Senior Technician
Assembling and Testing of Electronics Product development (HP Photo Smart printer PCBA).
Arranging manual test station for HMC testing (With help of Aplab and HP power Supply, HMC jig, func Gen, Audio analyzer, Spectrum analyzer, Programmable power supply and CRO, etc… Based on customer requirement)
Waveforms measurements using CRO & Multimeter reading etc… Temperature cycling, Burn in test, Pin test & etc…
Controlled and Reduce the Scrap Rate.
Preparing Troubleshooting guide for new technicians.
Maintaining the low WIP and Improve the Productivity with low MFR. Maintaining Overall testing and debugging Reports(Daily Report, SCS and FAR)
Maintaining of clean room standards (Class 10000 & class 100).
Work closely with production team as a team member to achieve required production output and maintain a clean room environment in overall production areas.
Experience in all Testing stages of sub-assemblies and final product .
TATA Teleservices CROWN Care Pvt Ltd, Chennai: 24/04/2001 - 15/05/2005
Designation: Junior Engineer
Servicing of CDMA phones (Wall mounting and table top models)
Work closely with service team to satisfy the customer requirement
Statistical Process Control, FMEA, 8Danalysis & 7 Quality tools.
Lean Manufacturing& TPM.
7 Habits of Highly Effective People & Personal Effectiveness training.
B. Tech Electronics & Telecommunication, June-2012
oRajasthan Vidyapeeth Deemed University
Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering,Oct-1999
oSri Balaji Polytechnic, Chennai
Professional Training & Certification:
SET 1 ELECTRONICS ( NTC3) completed in Mar-2007
Institute of Technical Education (ITE), Singapore.
Certified in computer Hardware and Networking
Computer skill MS Office(Word,Excel and Power point)
Certified in PLC (KEYENCE, OMRAON,AB,ABB,GE-FANUC, AND SIEMENS PLC) GSM PLC.
Nationality : Indian
Sex : Male
Date of Birth : 10/08/1978
Languages : English, Tamil
Passport no : P4214123
I hereby declare that above mentioned particulars are true of my knowledge.
Place: CHENNAI SURESH KRISHNAMURTHY