Karthik Hazare


• Industrial Engineering graduate with 4 years relevant experience

• Expertise in production planning, inventory control, installation & maintenance of mechanical equipment, execution of capital projects, facility planning, 8D problem solving

• Hand-on experience in Continuous improvement, Process improvement, Time Studies (MODAPTS), PFMEA, Cost Estimation, Capacity planning, Statistical Process control and various other Lean tools

• Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certified. Knowledge in SAP ERP, Data Analysis with SAS, Statistical Modelling & Simulation.

• Effective team player with good interpersonal skills, demonstrated strong Project management skills to handle complex projects with timely execution


University of Houston, Houston, TX
Master of Science in Industrial Engineering May’ 2016
Core Competencies: Probability & Statistics, Advanced Linear Optimization, Operations Management, Material Handling, Supply Chain Management, Management of Information Systems, Project Management, Statistical Process Control, Engineering Economy, Lean Six Sigma, Operations Research & Digital Simulation.

Osmania University, Hyderabad, India
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering May’ 2012


Process Improvement Intern, Aramark Corporation Sep’ 2014 – Dec’ 2015
• Developed SOP and reduced equipment loss over 2015 football season by 40% using 5S methodology
• Designed ergonomic storage areas and reduced equipment retrieval times by 65%
• Maintained Inventory and estimated re-order points, and re-order quantity
• Conducted process study to reduce employee check-in waiting times by 45% by eliminating bottlenecks

Manufacturing Engineer, Orient Cement Limited – C K Birla Group, Hyderabad, India July 2012 – July 2014

• Conducted Breakdown Analysis & Root cause analysis and developed corrective action plan for failures
• Utilized the Lean manufacturing tools for the line production system. Applied the 5S, Kaizen concepts for problem solving, cost savings through productivity, and waste reduction improvements

• Participated in daily review meetings with cross functional teams and top management to track the productivity, KPI’s, process mapping and continuous improvement activities

• Managed the budget development, scheduling and execution of various capital projects such as installation of new machinery, Lean projects, totaling over 3.6 million INR

• Supervised inventory parts, daily consumables usage and implemented “Just in Time” to inventory, resulting in savings over 1.2 Million INR

• Performed routine equipment maintenance inspections, critical equipment monitoring and predictive maintenance to prevent breakdowns

• Performed time studies with MODAPTS & developed work standards and ergonomic evaluations to improve operator utilization

• Executed DOE’s and developed control charts utilizing Minitab

• Handled in-house training on continuous Improvement tools and TPM methodologies to guide operators

• Conducted Plant safety workshops for awareness and implementation of Industrial Safety practices

• Developed modules for implementation of SAP Bill of Materials, Maintenance plan, Purchase orders

Operations Engineer, Lakshmi Motors, India Sep’ 2010 – Dec’2011
• Responsible for day to day safe and efficient running of Service/Repair operations for over 150 motor vehicles
• Re-designed alternative facility layouts for vehicle workshop using AUTOCAD for ergonomic & effective space utilization, reduced service time by 32%

• Optimized labor productivity, quality & performance by installing pneumatic guns, multi tray tool trolleys, and automatic oil dispensing system, increased output by 60%

• Bi-weekly analysis of spare parts inventory level, and determined re-order quantity

• Formulated plan to identify opportunities for improvement in Service Time, and Customer satisfaction

Supply Chain Intern, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited June’2010 – Aug’2010

• Gained exposure to basic logistics, supply chain concepts and manufacturing resources planning (MRP II) system
• Supported purchase department in issues related to freight, claims, invoicing issues & PO credits
• Participated in weekly supply planning meetings
• Optimized utilization of Parking Space around University area using Linear Programming Techniques
• “Complexity Analysis in Mixed Model Assembly line”. Analyzed an Assembly line to identify Static & Dynamic Complexity. Applied Activity based costing (ABC) technique to decrease overhead costs
• “Construction of Small Marine Research Vessel”. Developed a project management plan to construct and design a small marine boat for research purposes. Implemented PM principles & techniques such as Crashing & resource levelling to improve Labor & Resource Utilization
• “Understanding Mortgage Economics”. A project to identify most suitable & beneficial mortgage plan
• Applied Lean Six Sigma Concepts & DMAIC methodology to Cell Culture Production process to eliminate failures and yield cost savings of about 50%
• Proficient in MS Office Suite, Advanced Level in MS Excel, MS Visio, MS Project
• Statistical Software: SAS, StatFit, Minitab, SQL query, Regression
• Engineering Design Packages: AutoCAD, SolidWorks, ANSYS, and PRO-E.
• Linear Optimization: LP,NLP,QP,MIP
• Simulation Software: SIMIO
• Quality Tools: EOFP, EPDP, CSP, ISO Audits, CQA, CPP, APQP, PPAP, AS9100 Quality Management System.
• Methodologies: Continuous Improvement, Process Improvement, Statistical Process Control Techniques (SPC), MRP II, Data Gathering, 5 whys, 6M, FMEA, DFMEA, PFMEA, Value Stream Mapping (VSM), DMAIC Techniques, 6S, 8D, Kaizen Concepts, Poka Yoke, PFEP, Pareto analysis GD&T, Gage R&R, DFA & DFM, Engineering Drawings, PFD, PCp, Measurement System Analysis (MSA)

(469)-340-7975|karthikhazare@yahoo.com|Toledo, OH

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