To serve in an organization which enhances my capabilities and utilize the same in the direction of the company’s goal and there by reaching the peaks of success.Experience summary:-
Gained more than 11 years of experience in Vendor Quality and In process quality in Automotive Industry
Strong knowledge of Quality – Implementation of Quality systems, Understanding of Quality Requirements on the products Geometrical Tolerances, Inspection methodologies, Handling of Measuring equipments like Height masters, CMM, Contour Tracer, Surface Finish measurements and other quality equipments
Good Knowledge in Quality Audits – Handling Customer audits, Quality System audits and conducting system audit and process audit at suppliers site
Statistical Process Control (SPC) techniques – Using the SPC techniques to improve the process by conducting process capability studies to eliminate in process rejection and 100% inspection
Good knowledge in Process planning – Process routing, Process flow charts, Manufacturing layouts, PFMEA, Control plan, PPAP, and Poka yoke
Trained in CMM programming for the inspection of products
Good Exposure to Quality Management System (QMS) like TS16949 and ISO 14001-2004 implementation
New product development- Participation in Project Management, Make –buy decision, Investment planning, Procurement of capital goods, capacity enhancement, Quality and productivity improvement in the projects.
Budget preparation & presentation to top management, Facilities planning, Procurement of capital Goods, Capacity enhancement, Quality and productivity improvement projects.
Hands of Experience in ISO/TS 16949 Quality Management systems / EMS and procedures.
Good communication skills and good team player.
Oct’10 to Till Date
Madras Engineering Industries Ltd
Vendor Quality / New product development
May’2005 to Oct’2010
ABI Showatech (India) Ltd, Sholinghur
( A group of Brakes India Ltd)
Quality Control / New product development / Vendor Quality
Sep’2000 to Apr’2005
Flow well auto products ( India) Pvt Ltd.,
Vendor Quality / In process Inspection
Aug’1999 to Sep’2000
Sivagami Pressing Chennai
QualityCompany Profile:New product Development:
Daily monitoring on inspection activities at shop floor
Drawing review with R&D for process feasibility
Prepare Process feasibility report for all part
Prepare Master list for Gauges and Instrument and their sanction approval
Gauges design review with Tool design
Conduct PPAP audit for both in house and Supplier end
Prepare Initial sample inspection report for new product
Conduct SPC study for new product
Prepare SOP associate with Production engineering
Participate to prepare PFMEA for in house machiningSupplier Development:
Supplier Assessment based on request from New product Team
Supplier Evaluation through quality rating
Analysis Process feasibility with Supplier
FMEA review along with Supplier
PPAP - Level 5 audit conducted at Supplier endCompany Profile:Rolls & Responsibilities:
a) Quality Control (In process)
Daily monitoring on inspection activities at shop floor
Daily scrap monitoring and implementation of Quality improvement activities..
Establishing process capability and machine capability for special product characteristics on New product and New machine approval.
Implementation of SPC techniques in shop floor.
Implementation of Poka-Yoke to eliminate customer complaints and scrap reduction.
Conduct DOE study for welding process
Continuous improvements to improve Product Quality, Productivity and also reduce inspection cost.
As a Quality member of APQP team responsible to conduct process capability studies, PPAP, PFMEA during New Product Introduction.
Co-ordination with Production. Sponsored links :
Engg in reviewing PFMEA, control plan.
Vendor development for special gauges
Submitting Measure of Performance on Scrap & Quality performance to ManagementImplementation of ISO/TS 16949:2002 and ISO 14001-2004 activities in Quality department.
b) Vendor Quality
Reviewing the Suppliers Performance through receiving inspection activities
As a Team member in Supplier Development activities
Reviewing PFMEA and Control plan with supplier
Inspect Supplier PPAP lot along with their document and get approval from R& D
Follow safe launch production for significant characteristics
Revalidation of product and process at supplier end
Approving Product characteristic matrix and safe launch plan
Conduct Run at rate study at supplier end.
Preparation and approval of quality standard , control plan and other documentation
Coordinating with suppliers on Quality Improvements techniques
Conducting process / Product audit at Suppliers site at periodic interval
Verification and Effectiveness of the Corrective action at supplier end
Prepare Bought report for non conforming productAccomplishments:
Implemented Vision system for Caliper Housing to detect the missing operation
By implementing SPC techniques, eliminated Customer complaint, in process rejection and 100% inspection.
Established as a Quality contact coordinating with customer on PPAP audits, New Product Review on the all projects.
As a CFT leader in reduction machining rejection level from 1.8% to 0.25% in Turbine housing and Bearing housing
As a CFT leader in reduction of material rejection level 8% to 0.6% Turbine housing and Bearing housing casting
In Developed 3 suppliers to “Nil Inspection Status” through suppliers development program.
Implemented Poke-Yoke in machining and assembly operations with sensors and mechanical setup.
Successfully implemented the following projects
Maruti – Suzuki – Turbine Housing machining cell
BMW F25 Caliper Housing machining cell
M& M – VTG Turbine housing machining cell
Cummins Turbine Housing machining cell.Rolls & Responsibilities:
Evaluate Supplier Rating in every month based on Quality and Delivery
Conduct PPAP Audit at Supplier End
Conducting Product quality audit and System audit at Supplier end at Planned intervals
Maintaining Vendor History card for Every supplier
Carried out Layout Inspection for supplier product
Verify the corrective action and Effectiveness for supplier non nonconforming products
Co-ordinate purchase department and conduct Supplier assessment programAccomplishments:
Develop 6 new vendor for our new product development
Eliminate Receiving inspection activities by conducting process audit for two supplierRolls & Responsibilities:
Monitoring and Measurement of Inspection activity at Shop FloorSoftware packages : AutoCAD 2000, MS-office, MS-ProjectOperating platform: AXAPTA – ERP System
Internal Auditor Training - QMS – ISO/TS 16949 & ISO 14001 - 2004
Failure mode and Effects and analysis- PFMEA
Statistical Process Control – SPC
Production part approval process ( PPAP)
Total productivity maintenance ( TPM)
Advanced product quality planning ( APQP)
Diploma In Mechanical Engineering ( 1996-1999)
M.P.N, M.J Polytechnic, Erode ( DT)
Marks Scored – 90.0% (First Class with Distinction)
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