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Quality Manager

Vasant Nagar, Karnataka, India
May 12, 2020

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Seeking assignments in Head of Sourcing & Procurement/ Vendor Management/ Materials Management /Manufacturing /Development/ Machine Shop Management with an organisation of repute preferably in Automotive/ Manufacturing Sector.

Executive Summary

A professional with 9 years of experience in Sourcing & Procurement, Vendor Management, Materials Management and 17 years of experience in Manufacturing, Machine shop Management & Development. Currently working with Wheels India Ltd (TVS GROUP),Padi, Chennai -50 as Sr.Manager(Purchase) - Procurement and Supply chain Management. Expertise in purchasing materials and managing entire breadth of sourcing, order processing. Manufacturing - Machine shop management and managing entire Manufacturing system, Manpower Management and Production planning management, etc. Controlling of Production like Productivity. Member of QPT Team to Development of New Product. Expertise in SAW Welding, Hydraulic Press, Power press and Assy. process (Oil pumps and wheels) Continuous Improvement activities (Planning, Cost Reduction, Quality Procedures Adherence & Rejection & Rework reduction) . Motivation & Training of entire Production Team. Effectively manage the schedules and meet the commitments. Communication, presentation & coordination skills. Managing the all direct and indirect employees on the shop floor.

Professional Experience:-

Company Name:- WHEELS INDIA LTD From -2009 to Till date.

Company Profile:-

Wheels India is promoted by the TVS Group and was started in the early 60's to manufacturer automobile wheels. Today, Wheels India has grown as a leading manufacturer of steel wheels for passenger cars, utility vehicles, trucks, buses, agricultural tractors and construction equipment in India. The company supplies 2/3rd of the domestic market requirement and exports 18% of the turnover to North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and South Africa .

Position:- Sr. Manager – Procurement and Supply Chain Management.

Responsibilities:- Procurement and Supply Chain Management (from 2014)

A dynamic professional with 9 years of rich experience in Sourcing, vendor development and Supply Chain Management.

Supplier Evaluation Audit (SEA), Source selection based on QCLDM and Leadership functions with leading Auto OEM & Auto Ancillary .

Expertise in purchasing the Lift Axle assy parts including chassis Brackets, Forging and machining components. (Lift Axle with Suspension Assy) for DICV,VECV,M&M & AL

Expertise in purchasing major steel commodities, Stainless, Carbon, Aluminium & Structural steel, Fasteners,

Good working knowledge on pricing of all raw materials, sheet metal parts, all types of packing, VA/VE etc.

Exemplary Team Leading & Team Building skills with effective communication and interpersonal skills with strong logical & analytical abilities

Identifying and developing alternate capable suppliers as per norms.

Regular follow up with suppliers on critical identified parts and ensures on time material delivery at plant.

Over all responsible for Planning towards procurement of Finished Goods/Raw Materials and Subcontract.

Negotiating prices and reviewing technical specifications for raw materials / packing materials and other equipment’s.

Identifying and developing alternate capable suppliers as per norms.

Creating Annual Rate Contracts and agreements with regular materials suppliers and labour contractors.

Measure & Manage the vendor and supplier cost, quality & delivery performance.

Continual review of weak suppliers jointly with quality team to improve their overall performance.

Monthly scheduling of production parts & in-warding of parts within time target through effective follow-up with supplier & logistics team.

Responsible for Inventory control.

Co-ordination with QC and Inventor for the goods acceptance report.

In case of rejections, the same will be informed to the suppliers and they will be called either for a personal visit or deputing their representative for immediate inspection of the rejected materials and arrive at a mutual decision to take back the rejected consignment.

Close follow up with Store for Stock availability on daily basis as well as Scrutiny of records maintained by Stores for various receipts, issues, rejections etc.,

New Products Development, Gap Analysis & Corrective Action Implementation.

Ensuring the bill process memo is sent to Accounts along with Invoice /GRN for necessary payments as per their payment terms.

Ensuring Communication to Vendor then and there on rejections and shortages and advising the accounts for recovery of value.

Involved in negotiation and finalization of local transporters and responsible for dispatching the finished product.

Achievement; -

Responsibilities:- Manufacturing (from 2009 to 2014)

Planning, organizing, directing and running optimum day-to-day operations to exceed our customers’ expectations

Increasing production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards.

Responsibility for production output, product quality and on-time shipping.

Responsible for handling of manpower, material work in progress effectively, and get work done from them

Accountable for productivity of the respective line and making output per person per hour per day report and analysis to fill the gaps..

Planning and schedule the jobs to workmen and machine as per the production schedule for optimum utilization of men and machine.

To recommend appropriate training for staff and workers to maintain a disciplined, motivated, quality conscious and high performing work force.

To provide continuous feedback to HR/Personnel Department on performance, continuous learning/Training of the employees.

Strong leadership in skills, independent thinking, strong organizational and planning abilities and excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Knowledge of Quality Systems, manufacturing processes in Steel wheels

Communicating and co-coordinating with colleagues and superiors for manpower, Assy material requirements and related issues.

Developed and implement short- and long-term plans to ensure that the factory has the necessary resources to meet business objectives.

Total Responsible for meeting Targets in terms of quality and quantise.

Being responsible for safe work practices on the shop floor, with special emphasis on electrical safety

Responding immediately and to any incidents, safety, violations, accidents etc. and reporting the

Same to the Top management and Personnel Manager.

Preparing the 8D reports and Why - Why analysis for Quality problem and Safety Incident

Accountable for in process quality of the products, resolving Quality issues and periodically conducting

Quality meetings.

Achievement; -

Automation Project in Hydraulic press to elimination the man power. (Two manpower per shift)

Reduced the cycle time in SAW Welding machines by Slide Modification (95 sec o 55 sec)

Reduced the welding rework in assembly by introducing the new mopping machine (15 % to 2%)

Elimination the wheel rejection in valve hole drilling by POKE YOKE (5 % to 0%)

Increase the production up to 30% by Leap 50 project

Erection and commissioning the valve guard welding station for SPDC wheels

Reduced the Setting Time in Assembly by Tool Modification (55 mints to 30 mints)

Reduced manpower and setup time by process combination.

Reduced the setup time in Press by SMED concept

Participation: -

Facilitator in Quality Circle team (12 QC Project completed)

Participate in internal Kaizen,Poke yoke and Quality circle competition,

Participate in external competition (ACUMA, QCFSI and CII.



Responsibilities: -

To monitor, report and reduce plant downtime due to unplanned, stoppages and contribute to increasing OEE.

Ensure the availability and optimum utilization of tools, jigs, fixtures and up gradation /modification of Tool, Jigs & Fixtures for further improvements in product quality, cycle time and cost.

To ensure reliable and efficient operations of machine/equipment through trouble shooting and planned preventive and rapid breakdown maintenance to improve overall equipment effectiveness.

To adopt methods for waste reduction/elimination, reduced cycle time, energy efficiencies etc with a view to deliver quality and cost effective results.

Ensure On Time In Full execution of new product development projects in co-ordination with Engineering and Sourcing;

To keep track and have control over the quality trends, including rejects and reworks, loss of production etc and institute measures to improve the quality of output.

Organizes and leads a number of functional reviews to ensure projects are delivered on time, as per cost targets and within quality specifications

Plans, budgets and manages the engineering group costs in line with plant objectives.

Achievement; -

Developed and stabilized the Scorpio oil-pump(Mahindra)

Developed and stabilized the, John deer fuel pump and oil Filter brackets for CRDI Engine

Performance Test rig. design and developed for above products

Developed kubato oil-pump, Electronic Fuel pump, and Ford fuel pump by Reverse Engineering method

Developed in Diaphragm Fuel Pump ( Maruthi, Trekker and Export)

SRP TOOL LTD,CHENNAI-97 1995 to1996

Position:- QAD Inspector

Responsibilities: -

Line & final inspection in drills section

Lead & Profile inspection for HOB & BROUCH

Handling instrument – UMM,Profile Projector

Preparing inspection report

Maintaining the quality standard (ISO 9000-2001)


Responsibilities :

Final Inspection

Line Inspection

Job card

Inspection Report to customers

Attend customer complaints


Process Knowledge: -

Conventional Machine like Lathe, Milling,Hobbing,Drilling,Cylindrical and centreless grinding

Special purpose Machine for oil pump boring operation.

Oil pump, Fuel pump Assembly and Testing process.

VMC and CNC Program & Process.

SAW Welding, MIG Welding process and Hydraulic and Power Press(100 Ton to 1500 Ton).

Academic Credentials



Graduation from college/ university



Stains Higher S.School,Thindivanam


Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Adhiparasakthi polytechnic



B.Tech -Mechanical

SRM University, Potheri

Personal Dossier

Date of Birth: : 2nd November 1973

Address: : No.27,Ashmitha Garden,Thimmavaram,Chengalpattu.

Tamil Nadu, India-603203.

Marital Status : Married

Linguistic Abilities: : Tamil and English

Current CTC : Rs.12.00 Lakhs

Expected CTC : Rs 15.0 Lakhs(Negotiable)

Entertainments : PLAYING Football, Badminton CHESS, AND LISTENING

MUSIC, etc

Notice period : Three months


I hereby declare that the details are true with my best of knowledge. I consider myself familiar with Production & Machine Shop Management aspects. I am also confident of my ability to work in your team.

Thanking you,



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