Results oriented and highly motivated Industrial Engineer with 6years of experience in Automobile/Manufacturing.
Lean methodologies and used industrial engineering tools like Value stream mapping, Man-machine charts to reduce
cycle times, eliminate wastes, reduce cost and improve safety in manufacturing processes. Graduated from masters in
Industrial technology and operations with special focus on Supply chain.
Chicago, IL 60616
Industrial Intern Volvo group truck Hagerstown, MD
June 2015 to May 2016
ïƒ¼ Performed over 50+ time studies on these 10 processes to determine the most efficient progression of workflow and to build new time standards especially engine line.
ïƒ¼ Assisted/ trained shop floor personnel in documenting and/or implementing Kaizen ideas (suggestions)
ïƒ¼ Conducted training sessions to facilitate GO teams in implementing various root cause analysis problem solving tools and methodologies to identify and eliminate wastes (and losses)
ïƒ¼ Used/ applied IE tools (specific to workplace organization e.g. motion analysis, VA/NVA classification, ergonomic evaluations) on pre-decided workstations of engine and axle line.
Senior Engineer Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Pvt. Ltd Chennai, Tamil Nadu
April 2010 to July 2014
ïƒ¼ Provided engineering excellence for three new product introductions, handling all phases of manufacturing from concept through production launch. Performed time study analysis & improved 70% efficiency.
ïƒ¼ Plan, deploy, and lead all lean activities that will produce significant cost savings though productivity, quality, waste reduction improvements, and improving business processes, safety & ergonomics.
ïƒ¼ Designed a manufacturing Cell that reduced Work-In-Process by 65%. 5S trainer, Kaizen initiator.
ïƒ¼ Performed design & development of sheet metal components, Excelled in GD&T, Tooling, FMEA.
ïƒ¼ Responsible for the cost estimating process for the purpose of tool amortization and purchased part prices.
ïƒ¼ Collaborated with Manufacturing to plan layout, production facilities and new equipment installation.
Manufacturing Engineer Brakes India Pvt. Ltd Chennai, Tamil Nadu
February 2009 to March 2010
ïƒ¼ Developed and implemented process optimization solutions to obtain improved labor efficiencies and material flow for new assembly line. Implemented SMED concept and achieved 75% of reduction in change over time.
ïƒ¼ Provided input on the means of assembly (manufacturing) regarding the facilities, equipment and tooling requirements for each model & achieved the reduced operating cost.
ïƒ¼ Reduced work-in-process inventories 40% by using Kanban systematically approaches.
ïƒ¼ Experienced in CAD/CAM, tool deign, Proto testing, Operation tryouts and assembly, Jig & fixture knowledge.
Manufacturing Engineer Ford India Pvt. Ltd Chennai, Tamil Nadu
February 2008 to January 2009
ïƒ¼ Assisted procurement engineer in identifying material requirements. Designed, procure improved fixtures, tooling to support growth, safety, quality, delivery.
ïƒ¼ Reduced changeover time by 50%+ by building and storing “changeover carts” that contained all tools and change parts at point of use.
M.S Industrial Engineering (major in supply chain management) Illinois Institute of Technology
2014 to 2016
B-Tech Mechanical Engineering SRM University
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
September 2009 to November 2012
Diploma Mechanical Tool & Die Design Murugappa Polytechnic
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
July 2004 to September 2007
Lean manufacturing, Manufacturing. (5 years)
Ž« Software technologies €“ SQL, Visual Basic, Solid works, Catia, AutoCAD, 3DS-Max.
Ž« Extensive knowledge on ERP software implementation like SAP, GPS, E-Purch, CSDB, Infor & Baan.
Ž« Expert in Excel data analysis, BOM Automation, Pivot table, Excel macros, Spreadsheet analysis, Excel VBA.
Ž« Familiar with Lean manufacturing, Continuous improvement, TPM, TQM, Kanban, Poka-yoke, 5S, Kaizen, Six sigma work practices, Visual factory, PDCA, JIT, FMEA, DFMEA etc.
Ž« Working on APICS certification, Member of APICS & CSCMP Chicago.
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