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Manager Plant

Vasant Nagar, Karnataka, India
February 26, 2020

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Address : No 25,10th Main, Coffee Board Layout, Bangalore. CAREER OBJECTIVE


(Plant Head, Operations Head, General Management equivalent) to Deliver Profits & Business Results for any Manufacturing Organisation in field of Operations through Effective implementation of WCM, TPM, TQM, Lean Concepts & Methodologies with systematic approach through ISO 9001, 14001, 45001 and IATF by Total Employee Involvement and Efficient Utilisation of available resources. ‘Continuous Learner - Successful Leader' SNAPSHOT

A Result oriented Dynamic Professional with 17+ years of experience in the areas of Manufacturing, Operations, Production, Quality, Engineering, Planning, WCM, TPM, Lean, Six Sigma Concepts implementation, EHS, Learning & Development, Quality, Project Management and Team Management.

Expertise in Overall Implementation of WCM, TPM, TQM, Lean, EHS & Six sigma concepts delivering Business results in terms of P,Q,D,C,S & M. Hands on experience as Lead co ordinator with thorough knowledge in Overall Process of successfully qualifying for TPM Excellence Award by Japanese Institute of Plant Maintenance & WCM pillars

Extensive Experience in Managing Machine shop, Engine Assembly & Sheet metal operations Worked as In charge for Production, Quality & Engineering departments

Multi Skilled Professional in Learning, Training & Development, Project Management, Production Planning Control, World Class Manufacturing, EHS, TPM & Six Sigma concepts implementation. Do Training Need analysis, Carry out Training cycle - Design, Delivery & Evaluate the effectiveness of training activities in relation to business goals with Effective Competency mapping and development

Skilled in managing teams to work in sync with the corporate set parameters & motivating them for achieving the individual & business goals

Core Expertise in handling Manpower (Union & Contract Labourers). Resolved many critical IR issues successfully. Played Key role in Wage settlements and Union issues. JOB PROFILE - ROLES & SKILLS

As Operations In charge - Machine shop, Engine Assembly, Moulding, Welding, Assembly & Sheet metal operations :

Contribute to the growth and profitability of the plant by supplying products of required Quantity and Quality, on time with low cost, through Efficient utilisation of resources by promoting Total Employee Involvement & Continuous improvements with Maintaining Highest level of Customer Satisfaction

Inventory management, New Product and Supplier development activities, Project Management As TPM, WCM, Lean, EHS - Implementer and Systems Specialist:

Plan, Coordinate, Organize and Support for Effective implementation of TPM, WCM, Lean, EHS

(ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001) and advance 5S Best practices as Management Representative

Documentation and Achieve Planned results for Successful External Certifications for ISO 9001, 14001, 45001, IATF, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt by Accredited / Certified bodies like JIPM, BVCI, TUV Nord, QCFI and CII


Company Name Designation Period

AEQUS Aerospace &



Deputy General Manger - Manufacturing &


Nov'18 to


Featherlite Products Pvt Ltd,

Rajanukunte, Bangalore

Deputy General Manager - Operations &

Plant Head

Jun’16 -Nov'18

Autoliv India Pvt Ltd

Hoskote, Bangalore

Manager - Production Aug’15 – Jun’16

Saint gobain

KR Puram, Bangalore

Manager - Manufacturing & EHS Aug’12 - Jul’15

LuK India pvt Ltd


Dy Manager - TPM Nov’10 - Jul’12

TVS Motor Company,

Hosur & Mysore

Sr Engineer - Production & TPM Jun’03 - Oct’10

Company Name : AEQUS Consumer (Engineering Plastics), Belagavi Designation : DGM - Manufacturing & Engg.

Period : Since Nov'18

Targets & Responsibilities :

Overall Responsible for P&L of Manufacturing operations, Engineering, Plant Maintenance and Tool maintenance. Drive TPM, 5S, Lean concepts and bring a cultural change.

~ 70 plastic injection molding machines. 90 ton to 320 ton capacity - Toshiba, Asian Plastics, Ferromatic, Hytian make.

~ 40 Manual Spray painting and 10 auto painting machines (4 and 8 axis)

~ 15 assembly lines

Reporting to VP Operations.

Direct reportees : Staff - 40 Managers - 5

Company Name : Featherlite Products Ltd, Bengaluru Designation : Dy General Manager Operations - Plant Head Period : Jun’16-Nov'18

Targets & Responsibilities :

Heading Office Chairs Manufacturing Division. Reporting to Director / Owner of the Featherlite Group

Responsible for Overall Profit/Loss of the Office Chairs Business. Leading Team of 300 people.

Achieve Business Objectives by Overall Implementation of WCM, EHS, TS,TPM, Lean concepts delivering Business results in terms of P,Q,C,D,M & S through Total Employee Involvement Notable Credits :

Achieved 12% Business Growth in 2017-18

Successfully passed IMS Audit (ISO 9001,ISO 14001,OHSAS 18001: 2015 revision) with ZERO NON CONFORMANCES through TUV Nord

Successfully resolved Major Labour strike in Aug 16, coming out of this tough situation achieved highest ever Sales of 12.8 crores in single month in Dec’16

Youngest person to handle overall business at age of 32 yrs. Played key role to take many Strategic Business decisions.

Implementation of Auto Packing line improving productivity by 200% - First initiative towards Automation

Company Name : Autoliv Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru

Designation : Manager - Production

Period : Since : Aug’15 - Jun’16

Targets & Responsibilities :

Manage Overall Operations of Airbags and Steering wheel business. Reporting to Business head.

Achieve Business Objectives by Overall Implementation of WCM, EHS, IATF, TPM, Lean concepts delivering Business results in terms of P,Q,C,D,M & S through Total Employee Involvement. Lead team size of 320 People

Notable Credits :

Achieve 85% OEE in Steering Wheel Assembly lines

In process rejection reduction in Steering wheels from 4% to 1%

Successfully implemented Model Cell as per APS Standards achieving set targets 100% Company Name : Saint Gobain – Grindwell Norton, Bengaluru Designation : Manager – Operations, EHS & WCM

Period : Since : Aug’12 – Jul’15

Targets & Responsibilities:

Manage Overall Operations of Bearings division. Reporting to PPL Business head.

Achieve Sales Volumes by Overall Implementation of WCM, EHS, IATF,TPM, Lean concepts delivering Business results in terms of P,Q,C,D,M & S through Total Employee Involvement

WCM & EHS Co ordinator for PPL Division

Notable Credits:

Highest Sales achieved in month of Nov’12 with OEE of 85%

Highest Score in India for EHS 20 Step audit - 67%

Implementation of PPC module in SAP and System implementation for Stock accuracy

WCM projects - Cost savings of 14.8 lakhs pa

Achieve Zero Noise Plant - First in India within the Group Company Name : LuK India Pvt Ltd – Schaeffler Group, Hosur Designation : Deputy Manager - Machine shop & TPM

Period : Nov’10 - Aug’12

Targets & Responsibilities:

Report to Plant Manager. Handling team of 5 Executives and 70 Employees

Responsible for Productivity, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Morale & Safety targets

Improve Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

Notable Credits :

Improved OEE of 2 cells in Machine shop to 85% by improving Availability through Loss reduction Projects

Initiated and developed ‘Model Machine’ A Total Visual Quality System at Modern Machine shop standards resulting cost savings of Rs 31 lakhs per annum completing total 6 machines

Total Cost savings of Rs 22.7 lakhs by completion of total 39 projects

Initiated and Implemented ‘Coolant & Burr management System’ in LUK to reduce Breakdowns. Cost savings of 12 lakhs pa thru Coolant Life enhancement and Coolant consumption reduction projects

Won 2nd Prize in National Kaizen competition at both officer & operator level organised by Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd at Nasik presenting the kaizens representing LUK - First External Competition participated and won by LUK

Overall Model Machine Improvements was presented by our MD at Germany during Annual Summit of all Schaeffler group companies which was well appreciated and Benchmarked. Company Name : TVS Motor Company Ltd, Mysore

Designation : Sr Engineer - TPM

Period : Dec’08 – Nov’10

Targets & Responsibilities:

Report to Vice President Operations. Handled team of 2 Executives and 16 Employees

Achieve Special task of Successful Certification of TPM Excellence Award by Japanese Institute of Plant Maintenance leading the Mysore Plant team

Improve Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) of 10 Critical cells - Machine shop, Paint shop, Fabrication, Engine & Vehicle assembly areas by reducing 16 Major Losses through Projects

Implementation of ‘Model Machine’ concepts for both Pep and Apache Machine shops comprising of total 35 machines

Notable Credits :

Successful Completion of Health check up, Pre audit and Final audits conducted by Japanese auditors. Successful Certification for ‘TPM Excellence Award’ by JIPM leading the entire Mysore Team

Initiated and Implemented in total 12 unique ‘Karakuri Kaizens’ (No Cost Automation) which our Consultant Miharasan presented in International Karakuri Summit ‘09 held in Japan. It became Uniqueness of Mysore Plant and Benchmark for entire TVS Group of Companies appreciated at all Levels

Completion of total 21 machines as ‘Model Machines’ Total Cost savings of Rs 84 lakhs ROI of 2.5 years

Completion of total 146 projects resulting Total cost savings of Rs 49 lakhs pa improving P,Q,D,C,M & S. All projects been presented as power point format to Management in form of SIT’s

Represented TVS, Presented the Kaizen and Won Ist prize on ‘11th National Kaizen Conference’ 2nd Prize on 13th National Kaizen Conference organised by CII TPM club held in Pune and Participated in TPM National Conference held in Chennai winning 3rd Prize

Compiled entire TPM Learning’s from our Consultants, Indian & Japanese Auditors, External Bench marked companies, Toyota etc and formed first TPM Manual for TVS which became Bible for TPM reference and learning for TVS Group As Module Controller - Machine shop during, Jun’03 - Dec’08 Targets & Responsibilities:

Report to Unit Manager. Handled team of 6 Executives and 85 Employees

Achieve 100% Delivery of 5 Machining Cells and Pep Engine Assembly with Zero Defect at OEE 85%

Notable Credits :

Achieve 100% Delivery for 3 Machining cells with Zero Scrap continuously for 3 months, later sustained the results

Achieved OEE targets for 5 Machining cells and Pep Engine assembly

Total Cost savings of Rs 48 lakhs pa through various Tool life enhancement, Productivity Kaikakus, Men savings, Process modification, Cycle time reduction, Process capability Cp Cpk improvement and Kanban projects

Lead 2 QC circles completing 15 projects as facilitator and completed 9 projects under SIT & CFT’s


MBA (Operations Management) from ICFAI University - 2012

PG Diploma in Business Management from ICFAI University - 2011

BE (Mechanical Engineering) from SJCE, Mysore in 2007. Scoring First Class

Diploma (Mechanical Engineering) from SJ Polytechnic, Bangalore in 2003. Secured 83%


SSLC from VES School, Bangalore in 2000. Secured 88% (Distinction) Training and Certifications


Lead 5S auditor certified by CII

Certified Trainer & Internal Auditor for TS 16949 by BVCI

Green Belt certified for WCM Pillars - Customer Focus & Service pillar, Reliability, EHS and Industrial Efficiency Pillar

Certified trainer and Internal Auditor for ISO 14001 / OHSAS 18001 standards by BVCI

Certified trainer and Internal Auditor for Integrated Management Systems (2015 updated versions) ISO 9001/ ISO 14001 / OHSAS 18001 standards by TUV-Nord

Mentorship training by mentor together org and Mentoring 1 mentee

QC projects and SIT projects completion certifications from TVS motors

Certified trainer and Internal Auditor for 5S, EHS (Saint gobain Standards) - SG Delegation team and QCFI

Certified trainer for WCM & EHS Saint Gobain Worldwide Standards - SMAT, 20 Steps, LOTO, SAFHEAR etc

Certified in First aid trainer from Apollo hospitals AWARDS & RECOGNITION

As Reward for the Overall Contribution and Performance, myself was selected among huge Operations Department after various rounds of Selection Process to pursue Residential Full time M Tech course for 2 Years from IIT Chennai under Career Development Sponsorship Program

Rated Best TPM Co Ordinator- 2 times among other 5 Plant co ordinators

Rated Best Executive for 5 times & Best Trainer for 2 times during the tenure

Won Best SIT project 5 times Leading the team and Best QCC project 8 times facilitating the teams during the tenure

Professional SKILLS

Expertise, Hands on Experience in implementation and Training on below topics -

TQM Concepts : QC principles, tools & techniques for Problem solving, Deming principles, PDCA SDCA, SQC, DOE, QFD, TEI, FMEA, Process capability studies, 6 sigma concept

TPM Concepts : TPM Methodologies for KK, JH, PM, QM, E&T, DM, OTPM & SHE Pillars, 5S, Kaizen and Elimination of 7 Wastes and 16 Major Losses

Lean Concepts : Value Stream Mapping, VA VE, Kanban, JIT principles, ISO Standards

Man Management Skills


MS Office, SAP (PP), Solid works, Outlook, Minitab & Internet. PERSONAL DOSSIER

Name : Sandesh S

DOB : 10.09.1984

Martial status : Married

Religion : Hindu

Gender : Male

Parents : Both are State Government Employees

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