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Quality assurance,Quality control,supplier quality,project quality

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
March 11, 2020

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Quality Assurance and Quality control Manager with chronicled success in offering an extensive experience of 24 years in executing prestigious projects of large magnitude within strict time schedules, cost & quality; spearheading all phases of Quality Compliance & Assurance, Supplier Development, Safety Management, Project Management, Strategic Planning & Execution; targeting to express potential in top level assignments with an esteemed organization in India & Overseas +91-984*******, +91-739*******-***, Fortune Residency, Varadharajapuram, Sriperumpudur (Taluk), Kanchipuram (Dist.), Tamil Nadu, India CORE COMPETENCIES


May’ 17 to Present

M/s Delphi TVS Technologies Ltd.

Nov’ 11 to May’ 17

M/s NSK Bearings Pvt. Ltd.

May’ 10 to Nov’ 11

M/s Spack Automotives Ltd.

Aug’ 07 to May’ 10

M/s Sundram Fasteners

Feb’ 96 to Jul’ 07

M/s Unimech industries Limited


• Strategic Leader offering experience in overcoming complex business challenges and effectively spearheading Quality Management functions pertaining to Incoming, Manufacturing & Customer Quality, Supplier Quality, Calibration, Quality Lab & Standards Room

• Possess a clear understanding of the industry, technology trends with the merit of instituting quality control techniques to achieve product excellence

• Certified quality auditor and expertise in Quality Management System (ISO/TS 16949, ISO 9001, Transition to IATF 16949, ISO 14001 & 45001) including internal audit, Process& Supplier audits ensuring that sales/procurement/manufacturing engineering/logistics including packaging processes meet organizational (QHSE) KPIs and customer requirements

• Ensuring that customer complaints are resolved through implementation of corrective actions and preventive actions and monitoring effectiveness

• Insightful skills in driving process improvement by implementing Lean Manufacturing, six sigma,Kaizen, 5S Concepts, DOE, 7QC, Multi-Skilling Concept, Value Engineering, Value Stream Mapping, MSA, SPC, FMEA, PPAP, APQP, TPM & TQM and Capacity Planning and documentation including writing of technical reports

• Competent in recording the data,analysing problems, account for variances, driving for root cause analysis (RCA) and implementing improved validation methods and control procedures for instituting quality control techniques to achieve product excellence at the lowest overall costs of manufacturing operations

• Experience in involving the New Product Development & New Product Improvement (NPI) Lifecycle from ideation to execution; leverages strong technical expertise & vast product development exposure including precision components and heavy machined components

• Ensure to deliver a product which meets customer specific requirements(CSR) and organizational requirements in view of met quality, safety and legal regulations

• Notable success in implementing business continuity planning & risk management measures by monitoring & implementing health, safety & environment(HSE) practices to ensure safe manufacturing environment

• Supplier evaluation auditing and selection to ensure that the purchased products met the company’s needs and expectations and adhered to the industrial quality standards towards upgradation of vendor management

• Proficiency in communication skills and software skills of Microsoft office such as MS word, MS excel, MS PowerPoint,MS Outlook and SAP Business/Operational Excellence

Health & Safety Management

Process Change & Improvement

Quality Assurance & Compliance

Strategic Planning &Implementation

Quality Management

Supplier Quality Management


Customer Relationship Management

Team Management & Leadership

New Product Development

Cross-Functional Coordination


May’ 17 to Present

M/s Delphi TVS Technologies Ltd., Chennai as Quality Manager Roles Across the Career:

• Handling the overall functioning of Quality Control &quality assurance system which includes RCA of customer complaints and troubleshooting of defects with CAPA by implementing Kaizen, Poka-Yoke (error-proofing) and DOE in PDCA approach

• Submitting 8D reports on time to the customer, respond and articulate to the inquiries to strengthen customer relationship management towards better customer service and track effectiveness

• Guiding large engagements across cross-functional segments, streamlining operations, identifying improvement areas and implementing adequate measures to attain corporate goals/targets and reporting the same to the senior management

• Formulating quality metrics and statistics for smooth business operations; determining areas of improvement and planning

& implementing the continuous improvement in production facilities towards productivity with management skills

• Steering improvement initiatives in new product development with focus on streamlining & managing operations, leveraging operational excellence, initiatives for customer delight with respect to cost, resource deployment, time overrun and quality compliance ; Follow up of actions implementation through APQP review and ensure PPAP completion

• Setting out KPIs for various operational areas, compliance to IATF procedures, assess and monitor the performance

• Preparation of yearly budgets and monitoring of periodic servicing of measuring instruments and equipments

• Leading the entire gamut of QA/QC Operations including resolving the problems, monitoring the implemented actions to reduce the rejections and Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ) using QC story methodology towards product quality

• Investigating market complaint, deviation, risk assessment, non-conformance, incidence, returned goods, product recall & impact assessments, coordination of inspections, analysing & monitoring implementation of Corrective Action reporting(CAR)

• Acting as a leader & transformation agent for delivering business results focused on business strategy to improve reliability, provide solutions and enable scalable growth by team management and decision making in complex situations

• Achieving operational efficiencies through strategic planning & implementation of effective process control and process enhancement through utilization of organization resources by using techniques such as VSM,SMED,single piece flow etc.,

• Assessing process needs comparing to the global standards, validate quality processes, negotiating quality procedures & implementing proactive actions to transform business functions including repair,service, overhaul and maintenance

• Directing and motivating the team through leadership skills with management experience and as a trainer, imparting continuous on the job training about the drawings, work instructions, quality standards & new technologies and interact with global quality network

• Executing the process change & improvement,updation of inspection standards and ensure the approval for implementation

• Design strategic transformation plans that leverage business enablement, reduce costs and streamline operations to ensure competitiveness in the market and interact with CFT of supply chain management, engineering and manufacturing

• Conducting supplier evaluation audit & selecting the suppliers to ensure that the purchased products meet the company’s needs and expectations through technical support to the supplier quality engineering and support by training to the team

• Continuously driving the implementation of TPM & TQM practices plant wide and maintenance data & records in factory

• Hands on experience of establish, implement & maintain environment,health and safety management(ISO14001&ISO 45001)towards meet safety and regulatory requirements and maintain document control Highlights:

• Successfully developed New product Development System of BS6 Projects of the automotive customers in single phase ; involved in the BS6 child parts development for suppliers and ensured the defect-free launch

• Effectively implemented transition of QMS System to attain IATF 16949

• Installed production lines during capacity expansion from 2 to 4 lines with a span of 3 years by implementing effective quality systems & ensuring on time customer approval

• Spearheaded special machines installation (Torque Checker, Thread Checker, Air tech leak testing unit in assembly/mechanical fitting to meet desired product safety and quality) to ensure delivery of products within specifications

• Improved the layout for fuel injection equipment products of common rail segment line to enhance interlinking between processes & semi-automatic visual check equipment to reduce operator fatigue, reliable result & accuracy Nov’ 11 to May’ 17

M/s NSK Bearings Pvt. Ltd., Chennai as Deputy Manager-Quality assurance(QA) Significant Highlights:

• As a SQE in-charge, identified the gaps in 5M category, made “Quality Improvement Plan” & supported to upgrade the top 3 worst suppliers; escalated the repeated quality deviations with alternate solutions to the Plant Manager

• Successfully developed NPD at raw materials,forging, machining, pressing, forming, sheet metal &molding suppliers

• Reduced overall supplier PPM from 2500 to 300 in 3 years period

• Increased green channel supplier (Self certification) from 3 suppliers to 8 suppliers

• Initiated VA/VE approach and localization for continual improvement and cost saving benefits in child parts

• Received A Grade Certificate from major German based automaker of Volkswagen

• Played a key role in implementing Japanese New product Development System PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

May’ 10 to Nov’ 11

M/s Spack Automotives Ltd., Chennai as Assistant Manager Significant Highlights:

• Lead as a management representative(MR) and achieved ISO/TS 16949 certification within a year

• Achieved 100 PPM certification from M/s.Hyundai by lead the team as a coordinator Aug’ 07 to May’ 10

M/s Sundram Fasteners, Hosur as Executive

Feb’ 96 to Jul’ 07

M/s Unimech Industries Pvt. Limited, Coimbatore as Supervisor EDUCATION

• Degree : B.Tech.(Mechanical Engineering)from Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University in 2009

• Diploma (Mechanical Engineering) from Srinivasa Subbaraya Polytechnic, Puttur,NagapattinamDist. in 1995 CERTIFICATIONS

• 7QC Tools Certification from Win Square Management Services in 2004

• Internal Auditor Certification of ISO/TS 16949 from Nathan & Nathan in 2012

• Internal Auditor Certification of ISO 14001 from Nathan & Nathan in 2013

• Active member of 100 PPM Certification in 2011

• Appreciation award for QCC participation from Toyota Kirloskar Suppliers Association in 2013

• Internal Auditor Certification of IATF 16949 from Omnex in 2018 PERSONAL DETAILS

Date of Birth: 27th July 1975

Languages Known: English(Fluent), Tamil (Fluent), Telugu and Hindi

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