Seeking assignment in Supplier Development with a growth oriented
organization of repute, preferably in New Product Development. (Have
working experience in Korea).
> A dynamic professional with over 9 years of experience in supplier
Development,Global Sourcing,New Product Development as well as Project
Management in Automotive Industry.
> Currently designated as Assistant Manager - Supplier Development at DANA
India Private Limited.
AREAS OF EXPOSURE/EXPERTISE
> Strong Knowledge in Manufacturing of Rear Axle for heavy commercial
Vehicle,Front Axle Assembly for light Commercial Vehicle,Wheel
Bearings, Chassis parts,Wheel end components, suspension parts and
> Strong Knowledge in Supplier Selection, supplier Assessment.
> Strong knowledge in Casting, Forging, Sheet metal and Heat treatment
> Strong Knowledge in APQP, PPAP. PFMEA,MSA,SPC
> Experience in working with global teams across the world and executing
> Drive new product development process and schedules from launch through
cost analysis, quality definition, first articles, pilot production and
> Working with suppliers in developing new products at competitive pricing.
> Development of new products as per customer requirement, to co-ordinate
with plant in planning/production as per demand of the customer
> Lead vendor evaluation and selection, capability assessment
and vendor performance measurements.
> Ensure timely and quality responses to the RFQs working with Buyers.
> Leading Cross Functional Team for driving on Time Project Schedules.
> Manage the key projects of OEM customers. Forecast customer's
requirement, meet the customer urgent requirement on time.
> Interaction with OEM customers daily to satisfy their requirement then
> Periodic assessment on the vendor and their process to achieve the
> To work out the costing for the new product and submit the same to OEM
> Responsible to control the process effectively to deliver quality
products and meet targets in respect of customer service, cost, machine
and labor productivity
> Scrutinize the vendor and introduce the new concept on process to achieve
the best quality and cheaper in cost.
> Focusing on optimization of process parameters and initiating process
improvements for achieving objectives
> Supplier qualification, Change control/ approval, Process Validation,
First Article Test & Inspection and PPAP process, Supplier Rating.
> Analyzing root cause & implementing corrective & preventive action for
Product / improve capability of processes.
> Localization, Source change, Focusing on optimization of process
parameters and initiating process improvements for achieving objectives
1) From July'09- till date with M/s. DANA India Private Limited, Chennai as
Assistant Manager - Supplier Development. (www.dana.com)
A World class MNC, manufacturing of Rear Axle assembly for
Heavy commercial Vehicles M/s. Ashok Leyland, Mahindra
2) From Oct'09- July/12 with M/s. ILJIN Automotive Private Limited,
Chennai as Assistant Manager - Supplier Development. (www.iljin.com)
3)From June'07 - Sep'09 with M/s. ILJIN GLOBAL - South Korea as Senior
Engineer - Global Sourcing & Development. (www.iljin.com)
A World class MNC, manufacturing of Automobile Wheel
Bearings, wheel end components, suspension & Steering parts for M/s.
Hyundai Motors India Limited, Tata motors, Ford India Limited, Fiat etc.
Having manufacturing locations in South Korea, China, Slovakia, USA,
Germany and Australia.
4)From Oct'04 - May'07 with M/s. Sandfits Foundries Private Limited -
Coimbatore as Engineer - Supplier Quality & Development.
A private limited, ISO/TS16949:2002 company (Tier - 1 supplier)
manufacturing castings and machined components for leading Automobile
manufacturers and valve companies in the world. M/s. Ashok Leyland,
Sundaram Clayton, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (Japan) etc.
> Development of new components.
> Handling Customer complaints, Preparing counter measure and G8D reports
for customer complaints.
> Responsible for the quality of incoming Components.
> Responsible for MSA, PFMEA, Control plan, PPAP Documentation for new
4) From Aug'02- Aug'04 with M/s. Sri Gowrish CNC Private Limited -
Coimbatore as Engineer- Quality Control
A private limited ISO9001 company (Tier -1 supplier)
manufacturing machined components for leading automobile manufacturer,
valve companies and paper printing machine manufacturers in the world. M/s.
Ashok Leyland, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (Japan), Sanmar Group of
> Development of new components.
> Development of new source for machining & Grinding.
> Inspecting the machined components
> Coordinator for the project of MHI components.
At ILJIN INDIA
> Successfully completed RBI, HA, HB (Hyundai Brazil) Project.
> Successfully developed GEN1 Bearing for Ford & Fiat.
> GEN1 Bearing life increased by improving the Heat Treatment Process.
> Ford Tuk Tuk Noise analyzed, Fix the problem and improved the Design.
> Fiat bearing high torque reduced by changing the design of inner ring and
seal height distance
> Developed local source and material for bearing sub parts in India and
> Cost saving project on Knuckle design change by benchmarking, to retain
the bearing in place
Without snap ring. Cost saved - Snap ring (Material SPCC) Cost saved
to Rs.35 lacks/annum.
> Successfully developed Diffcase, Kappa Flywheel and MXI Brake drum for
2002 Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Bharathidasan University.
1999 Diploma in Automobile Engineering from State Board of Technical
> Conversant in working with AutoCAD and MS Office applications.
> To Speak, Write, Read : English, Tamil and Korean (intermediate).
Date of birth : 4 June 1980
Marital Status : Married
Father Name : Dharmaraj.P
Present Address : F1 Block, No 16 Ponni Nagar, Madanantha Puram,
Chennai - 600116.
Permanent Address : 44/2310, Vettukara Street, Thanjavur - 613001
Pass Port Number : H6302645 valid up to July - 2019
Current CTC : 6Lakhs
Expected CTC : 8Lakhs
Notice Period : 1Month