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Bangkok, Thailand
March 27, 2021

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Harpreet Singh Marwaha

**** /******* ****** ********** ( : +66-81-903-****

Soi 24, Narathiwas Road

ChongNonsi, Yannawa Mail:

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New Product Development Specialist TQM/Kaizen

Automobile expert with focused experience of appx 17 yrs. in Manufacturing, Quality & New Product Development .

Overseas working experience of 2 Months in Honda Japan (@New Model Center) & in Honda Automobile, Thailand .New Models Project facilitator in Asia Pacific region for Brio / BRV/AMAZE & CITY MODELS

Currently Engineering Project Leader for Honda’s upcoming New Models . Overall responsible for all decisions related to New Model Planning,Development & Management related to Manufacturing Area.

Excellent working exposure in Modern Weld Shop & Engine Machine Shop of Passenger Car

Exposure in : QS9000 /TS-16949/TPM/SQC & SPC I/SO14001 & OHSAS 18001


Business Planning Operation Mgmt New Model

ï PDCA based Strategic Planning ïQuality Development& Benchmarking ïLarge Project Control



Honda Cars India Ltd Greater Noida – U.P. Feb 2008 till Date ( 12 Years 7 Months)

ASIAN HONDA MOTORS, Bangkok, Thailand

2008: Joined Honda as an Sr.Executive in New Model for Project Management during its initial setup stage to plan & execute all future New Model introductions in India for Honda. .

Worked as Project coordinator for Civic Model keeping overall Track Management of the Project in Q/C/D/M.

2009 : Chosen as project Coordinator for the First Ever Small Car Project by Honda in India.(Brio)

Got Exposure in Cross Functional teams in Thailand & Japan . .

2011 :After the successful completion of Brio Project, was given the responsibility to overall control & manage Honda’s Flagship First time Manufacturing in India -SUV as Quality Project Leader with Direct Reporting to Factory Quality Head.

Successfully led the SUV Project/Jazz/Mobilio/WRV team to Mass Production stage achieving all Quality targets Set based on Honda’s Global Quality

2015 :Deputed as an Expatriate to Honda Motors, Japan Production Planning center,Utsunomiya for one year as New Model Quality Project Leader to plan & execute future New Model introductions in India for Honda by learning & Benchmarking Japan Best Practices .

2018 : Selected as the man for the future under which I was deputed to Honda Asia Pacific RO,Thailand

Office as New Model Engineering Project Leader for 3 Years to facilitate planning & execution of New

Model Introductions in Asia Pacific Region as whole as a regional representative of Manufacturing Area.

Work Responsibility/Key Achievements

Engineering Project Leader ASIA Honda Motor, Thailand Nov’18 ~ till Date

Problem extraction and examination for New Model based of Past Generation Model

Feasibility Study for Introduction of New Model by being part of cross Functional team of experts from R&D, Manufacturing,

Sales & Purchasing

Consideration of Product manufacturing method and Identification of new technology for New model and

Consensus for same within Manufacturing Locations.

Investment Need Identification: investment calculation (type / equipment) based on New Technology /

Remodeling Need Identification. Validation of Investment w.r.t to Asia Pacific Investment Standards.

Target Cost Setting and Achievement Method Direction consensus

Parts Strategy Build up: To develop Model wise parts Sourcing Strategy within ASIA PACIFIC. Best Sourcing

Crisis Management Support from One Country to Other Country.

Cost Reduction Technology sharing between One Country to Other Country (Kari tori)

Quality Project Leader SUV/Jazz/Mobilio/WRV September 2011 ~ Oct’18

Responsible for Quality Maturation of a car so that there is smooth start up of a project.

Create the Model Quality Vision to achieve the Quality Targets.

Study & Analysis by doing PDCA of the past JDP-IQS data, Warranty data, In-House Defect data & on

basis of this identify Quality improvement themes & ensure all Improvement done in new model.

Setting of Quality Targets in terms of IQS, Warranty, and Defect/Car.

Studying & Analysis of all the change points in a New Model & make plans to achieve maturation on Key

Specs & Features

Knowledge of process of all shops related to Manufacturing of 4 Wheeler i.e. Weld shop, Assembly frame

shop, Paint shop, Engine shop etc.

Overall planning for Smooth Trial Events & Coordination with all Dept that Countermeasures for Problems

faced in Previous Event have been Incorporated.

Root Cause Analysis of the Defects faced in trial stage and take Suitable Countermeasures for the Problem

in areas of Design / In House Process /Maker end to eliminate the problems during the Mass Production

Start Up .

Project Coordinator- New Model February ‘08 ~ Aug ‘11

Making of Master Development Schedule according to Marketing requirements & closely Monitoring of that

Development Program in order to meet the schedule.

Holding internal Project reviews for action item closure and ensure timeless flawless launches.

To Coordinate with various Dept. like Sale, Purchase & various Manufacturing Dept.

Responsible for conducting various gate review & evaluations with Top management for various projects.

Responsible for coordinating with Mother plant & getting various information from them required by team

members for smooth running of the project.

To manage the Complete NPD role from Kick off till Launch.

Single Point Contact for all assigned programs within the plant CFT. Driving CFT Team across organization

for implementation of projects on time.

Responsible for making plan related to New Model i.e Trial Event plans, Build up plan, Equipment

Procurement plan, Quality Maturation plan.

Ensure project execution on time meeting the Cost requirements or Budget & quality deliverables for a set project.

Worked closely with the Project team of Thailand & Japan for timely & effective know how transfer resulted in

on the schedule target

Gained rich experience by participating in various model development stage activity / Prototype body build

in Thailand & Japan.

TATA Motors Ltd Car Plant Pune – Technical Services Jul’06 ~ Jan’07 (1Yrs 6 Months)

Assistant Manager (Technical Services – Engine Machining )

Major Projects handled:

I) DICOR- Engine Assembly Line Planning to Mass Production –Crankshaft & Camshaft

II) 100 PS Engine Assembly Line Planning to Mass Production – Crankshaft & Camshaft

III) 1000/Day Capacity Expansion - Crankshaft


Component analysis & Process Planning.

Process flow, Equipment planning, facility planning, layout planning for new product as well as process

optimizations for existing products

Planning tools, gauges, fixtures modification and automations.

TS-16949 Documents: - CFT formation, PFD, PFMEA, Control plan, Operation wise Stage drawings, Work

instructions, Characteristics matrix etc for Crankshaft & Camshaft.

Semi finish drawing modification & released.

Machines and equipment Installation and commissioning-Unloading of machines, unpacking, assembly of

machine, Handover documents to CMS, Maintenance & Production departments

Cp & CPk, Gauge R&R study trial to prove our process.

Conduct training for maintainence & manufacturing department, Handover to manufacturing department.

Prepare Technical data sheets (RFQs) describing scope of supply for new machines.

Follow-up with suppliers for technical information to meet requirements & meetings at work.

Shriram Pistons & Rings,Ghaziabad Aug’03 ~ July’06 (3Yrs)

Sr Engineer –Process Engineering, Piston Ring Plant

Finalization of Product Specifications with the help of Product drawings and to monitor the proper manufacturing

of new models throughout the process (Process Design).

PPAP, PFMEA & APQP and member of CFT for the same, for new model developments.

Implementation of Control charts for various machines.

Internal process audits.

FMEA s for process related problems

Hands on experience in measuring instruments

Continuous improvement projects for rejection reduction and productivity improvement.

Implementation of T.P.S (Toyota Production System) as apart of Lean Manufacturing System (Kanban, Poka-

Yoke, Jidoka and JIT).

Performed MSA (Gage R&R studies)&Process Capability Studies(Cp,Cpk etc) (using SPC) for TS 16949


Got exposure to various m/cs like Sulzer Metco made Plasma Coating & Spray Systems and HMT made CNC

Cylindrical Grinding m/c etc.


MBA Univesrity of Bedfordshire . 2009

British Council Of India,New Delhi

B.Tech (Hons) Punjab Technical University 2003

Mech. Engg. Jallandhar.

10+2 Khalsa College Amritsar 1999


èNew Model Car Quality Maturation @ Honda Japan -- 1 Year

èNew Model Management Training at Honda Japan – 1 Month

è New Model Project Management Training at Honda Thailand – 2 Weeks

è Manufacturing of Plasma Coated Piston Rings at RIKEN Japan – 1 Week

è Keystone Grinding of Piston Rings at Collaborator’s End (RIKEN Japan) – 1 Week

è ISO 9002 Internal Auditor Training from RWTUV

Computer Knowledge : Expert MS Office. Excellent Presentation skill,Proficient in Catia V5

Communication Skill ; Excellent in all forms – oral, written & presentation

Language Proficiency : Fluent in Hindi, English, Understand Japanese & Marathi

Hobbies : Sports, Traveling & reading.

Date of Birth : 11th December 1980

Marital Status : Married

Children : 1 Son – 10 Years & 6 Months

Present Salary : INR 5 Million (Approx Annual )

Expected Salary : Negotiable.

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