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Head Quality

Location:
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Salary:
Negotiable
Posted:
April 22, 2020

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A Mechanical Engineering Graduate & Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Professional with nearly 36 years of total experience in the areas like ring, Quality Assurance & Total Customer Satisfaction, TQM / Business Excellence, Lean Manufacturing, Project Planning & Management.

Contributed in MNC Auto OEMs (26 Years), Auto Ancillary (5 Years) & Air Compressor Industry (4.5 Years). Recently served Renault India Pvt. Ltd. as Country Quality Director.

Capable of setting business plans, priorities, budgets and performance objectives for assigned key account; exhibiting excellence in areas such as leadership and business acumen, meeting Quality, Cost & Delivery targets.

A keen planner and strategist with proven skill in Team Building and Organization Building capabilities, ensuring alignment of various Plants to the overall Company / Corporate objectives.

An enterprising & result oriented Leader with excellent analytical, planning, organising & execution skills. A change agent with good communication & interpersonal skills. Resourceful in analysing & improving Business Metrics.

Demonstrated ability in conceptualising and Implementing Quality & Business Excellence (Lean / TQM) Strategies and Policy Deployment for various Plants / Group Companies.

Proven Skills in New Projects Planning, New Site Management & Execution, Safety & Legal Compliance, OEE improvement along with New Technology absorption.

Rich experience covering all aspects of Quality and Lean Manufacturing including Incoming Quality, Process Quality, Product Quality, Marketing, Sales & After Sales Quality, Government Regulations and Compliance, Quality Systems, Tooling’s and Facilities Planning, Lean Implementation, 6-Sigma Green Belt & Black Belt Deployment.

Hands-on experience in quality concepts & systems like TQM, SPC, APQP, PPAP, Kaizen, FMEA, Lean Manufacturing and QS 9000 & ISO 9001 / 14001, TS16949, Problem Solving Tools: 5 Why Analysis, QC Story, G8D

SELF EMPLOYED

Nov’19 till Date

RENAULT INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED

Head – Quality and Total Customer Satisfaction Feb’17 to Nov’19

Established ‘War Room’ for integration of various teams for achieving and exceeding business targets.

Achieved 83% reduction in Warranty Concerns & Warranty Cost.

Recovered about 15 Million Euro towards COPQ from Plant & Suppliers.

Improved Sales Quality Ranking from 8th to 3rd position in NCBS Survey.

Improved Service Quality Ranking from 7th to 5th position in IACS Survey.

FORD INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED

Quality Director Apr’14 to Jan’17

General Manager – Power Train Operations Apr’13 to Mar’14

General Manager – Trim, Chassis & Final Assembly Oct’11 to Mar’13

Deployed 30 Black Belt & 36 Green Belt Projects.

Achieved 1st Rank in Asia Pacific in Six Sigma, with 1.04 Mil USD Hard Savings.

Reduced TGW by 70%, making Ford India second best among all Ford Plants.

Achieved JD Power IQS Top 3 Ranking for Eco Sport for 3 consecutive Years.

Reduced Quality Head Count by 60%.

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Production Planning

Quality Management & Control

Research & Development

Business Process Improvements

Budgeting & Costing

Business Growth & Profitability

Six Sigma

Inventory Management

Project Planning & Management

Quality Management

Training & Development

TQM

SPC

APQP

PPAP

Kaizen

PFMEA

DFMEA

Is-Is Not, G8D, QC Story

5S

Lean Manufacturing

QS 9000 & ISO 9001 / 14001

Effective Communicator

Innovator

Collaborator

Intuitive

Problem Solver

Analytical

DME from CPT – Year 1984

B.E in Mechanical from Anna University – Year 1998

Credit Papers in Management from IGNOU – Year 1993

Certified Six Sigma Black Belt

Certified Harvard Manage Mentor – Team Leadership

Certified Project Management Professional

Successfully Completed Lead Auditor Course for ISO 9000

Certified Thomas Profile Professional

ELGI EQUIPMENTS LIMITED

Group Vice President – Quality & Business Excellence Jul-2007 to Sep-2011

Developed and implemented ELGI Business System (EBS).

Established ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & OHSAS Certifications.

Established CE Certification for Pressure Vessels and New Products.

Reduced Inward rejections by 80% and Foundry rejections by 90%.

Experienced in fabrication processes.

FORD INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED

Manager - Plant Quality & Ford Production System (Lean Mfg.) Jan’98 to Jul’07

Established Ford Production System and Quality Operating System Level-8.

RANE ENGINE VALVES LIMITED

Product Engineer – Quality & Application Engineering Oct’92 to Jan’98

Independently handled erection and commissioning of Engine Dynamometer Test Facility.

Implemented Facilities & conducted developmental Tests for Catalytic Converters.

Independently developed and implemented Design Validation Plan (DVP) for - IC Engine Valve Performance for alternate fuels: LPG / CNG / Dual Fuel.

- Power Shift – A new concept for gear shift effort reduction.

- Clutch Booster – A new concept for clutch pedal effort reduction.

Conducted Technical Demonstration of Power Shift and Clutch Booster at Telco Engineering Research Centre (ERC) – Pune.

ASHOK LEYLAND LIMITED

Engineer – Assembly, Testing and Fabrication Jan’84 to Sep’92

Established conveyorisation of Engine Assembly.

Optimised Engine Test Dynamometers utilization.

Improved Engine Assembly & Engine Testing productivity.

SPECIAL OVERSEAS ASSIGNMENTS AND KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Presented Quality Operating System of Ford India at Ford Asia Pacific Quality Summit held at Ford of Australia during Dec’05.

Presented Lean Manufacturing Concepts implemented in Ford India at the Ford Asia Pacific FPS Conference held at Ford of Taiwan during May’05.

Lead “Localization Project of Engine Assembly” at Ford of Taiwan & Philippines.

Lead training for a team of 28 Workmen & Supervisors on “Vehicle Assembly” at Ford of Spain during May’98 to Jul’98.

Participated as drive Team member for Ford Fiesta R202 sign-off at South Africa.

Spear headed Quality enhancement & Technical Support establishment for Middle East Market for ELGI Equipment’s Ltd.

Represented ELGI Equipment’s at Hannover Fair - Germany.

Extensively trained in Japan on “Lean Journey” as part of TQM. Attended case studies at Leading Japanese Companies such as Toyota, Toto, Mitsubishi Electric, Mirai etc.

Independently handled erection and commissioning of Engine Dynamometer Test Facility.

Implemented Facilities & conducted developmental Tests for Catalytic Converters.

Date of Birth: 07-03-1964

Languages Known: Tamil, English, Hindi

Address: Plot No. 78 A, Lakshminagar, 3rd Street,

Madipakkam, Chennai – 600 091,

TamilNadu,

India

S. SURIYANARAYANAN

Head - Quality & Total Customer Satisfaction

Industry Preference: Automotive, Manufacturing

Location Preference: Anywhere

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Nov’19 till Date: M/s Kotak Life Insurance Ltd., as Executive Advisor

Feb’17 to Nov’19: M/S Renault India Pvt. Ltd., Chennai as Head - Quality and Total Customer Satisfaction

Oct’11 – Jan’17: M/S FORD INDIA Pvt. Ltd., Chennai as GM – Operations / Quality Director

Jul’07 – Sep’11: ELGI Equipment’s Ltd., Coimbatore as Group Vice President – Corporate Quality & Business Excellence

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Jan’98 – Jul’07: M/S FORD INDIA Pvt. Ltd., Chennai as Manager - Plant Quality & Ford Production System (Lean Mfg.)

Oct’92 – Jan’98: RANE Engine Valves Ltd., Chennai as Product Engineer – Quality & Application Engineering

Jan’84 – Sep’92: Ashok Leyland Ltd., Hosur as Engineer - Assembly, Testing & Fabrication

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