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Management Project Manager

northridge, California, 91325, United States
March 16, 2011

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Rishit Ashok Patel

Res: *****, Prairie street, Northridge, CA 91325.

Contact info. – Tel – 818-***-****, Email – ********@*****.***.

Career Objective

Dynamic, forward looking team player with sound understanding in Industrial engineering management and Electrical engineering aspiring challenging opportunities in engineering and management.


Project Manager / Process manager with strong project management, analytical and inter-personal skills with ability to analyze business processes and identify, measure and improve the processes

Technical skills

• Certified six sigma green belt. Understanding of Six Sigma processes such as DOE, FMEA, MSA (measurement system analysis). Kaizen, 5S, Value stream mapping, strategy deployment and Hoshin Kanri.

• Market research, Business Development .Project Management, Bid Management.

• Statistical modeling, BAAN ERP system and BOM and ROUTES in MRP systems, process analysis.

• Knowledge of software languages like SQL and oracle applications.

• Quality Management Systems such as TQM, ISO 9001, 7 QC Tools and Problem solving techniques. Working experience with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP), Statistical Process Control (SPC), blueprint reading.

• Member of American Society for Quality (ASQ) ,Project Management Institute (PMI),The Association for Operations Management (APICS) .

Work Experience

Production manager – BST Sayona Automation Pvt Ltd. [June 2009 to Aug 2010]

Work profile : ( Medical device manufacturing )

• Validation of products like coronary guide wires and peripheral guide wires

• Ensuring alignment of in-process and final product with specifications

• Leading the investigation of and correcting nonconformance

• Implementation of appropriate quality processes and records an inventory control,

• Cost and contract negotiation with vendors

• Business development, product development and review, project management, customer interaction and sales

• Continuous process improvement, bills of materials and purchasing.

• Extensive lean implementation at plant and business process levels.

Key Achievements:

• Feasibility analysis, Functional requirement, Work flow development, Functional testing and implementation of Vendor Management Application.

• Quality system implementation & process improvement exercises by applying Lean Six-Sigma framework.

Project Management Associate - Bobrick Washroom Company (Intern) [June 08 – Feb 09]

Work profile :

• Manage train and support daily operations,

• Proactive Maintenance and troubleshooting of production equipments,

• Performing root cause analysis of production failures, project management, inventory control.

• Production supervision, leading and initiating new procedures, manage, collaboration and negotiation with buyers, customer interaction and sales.

Key Achievements:

• Resulted in non tangible benefits like operational, financial & reputational risk control.

• Secured Appreciation letter for handling various ISO task & audits, work-experience letter.

Process Engineer – BST sayona automation [aug 2004 – may 2006]

Work profile :

• Access processes for their relevance and identifying the root cause of their problems using LEAN SIGMA principles, reporting and documenting,

• Proactive Maintenance, installation and troubleshooting of production equipments.

• Statistical analysis for measuring variances, identifying out of control variances and identifying them and suggesting new solutions.

• Working closely with other engineers for achieving continuous process improvement in terms of delivery, cost, quality and safety.

• Mange projects from start till completion involving transformations of small process into large process.

• Multi tasking and training.

Educational Qualification

• California state university, Northridge May 2011

Masters, Industrial engineering management GPA – 3.42

• University of Mumbai AUG 2007

Bachelors, Electrical engineering ( electronics and telecom ) GPA – 3.2

Projects and Certifications

Lean Manufacturing/Management

• Incorporated lean techniques/methodologies to identified waste & Non-Value added activities and eliminated it, value stream mapping and understand continuous flow.

• Identified customer specification, identifying the root cause problem in the process and suggesting an elimination path.

• Implemented 5S, JIT, Kaizen & Kaikaku, Kanban, Pull system, Cellular Manufacturing, One-piece flow.

Project Management:

• Incorporated Project Management skills in various projects, Typical constraints being scope, time, and budget and Secondary being to optimize the allocation and integration of inputs.

• Expertise in MS Project, MS Visio & MS Office.

Quality Management Systems

• Implementation of Six Sigma in various projects to understand the intricate details about its processes e.g. Project Charter, DOE, FMEA.

• Six Sigma Green Belt Certified from California State University Northridge (USA).

• Pursuing Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification from ASQ (USA).

• Well versed with various Quality Management Systems such as TQM, ISO 9000, 7 QC Tools, & Problem solving tools/techniques.

• High proficiency in Minitab.

Operational Research:

• Implemented Operations Research using TORA in designing and improving operations, making better decisions, solving problems and also realized its applications in advance managerial functions including policy formulation, planning, forecasting, and performance measurement.


• Used Statistics extensively in making effective use of numerical data relating to groups of individuals or experiments.

• Used regression analysis for planned collection of data, in terms of design of surveys and experiments.

Financial Management/Economic Analysis:

• Performed Cost to Benefit Analysis in order to appraise/assess the case for a project/proposal and for making decision of any kind.

• Prepared various financial ratio and used it to evaluate overall financial condition of a corporation.

Personal Skills

• Ability to think out of box and generate innovative ideas for business solutions.

• Develops insightful strategies, capitalizes on capabilities and pursues rational opportunities.

• Possesses adept analytical skills to identify key performance indicators, measure and control and reporting to senior management.

• Vendor Management, Vendor Development & Vendor Governance skills through negotiation and persuasion.

• Bring about positive change, inspiring and leading by example.

• Setting aggressive goals, demonstrating a sense of urgency and get the job done


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