large-scale operational transformation
Led successful large-scale operational transformation based on World Class Manufacturing at an Industrial appliances manufacturer across North American sites. 8% transformation cost reduction.
Supplier footprint Optimization
Consulted a leading OEM Brand for mini fridges, medical refrigerators, beverage coolers and freezers. Supplier footprint Optimization of supply base from China to North America, Europe and Asia, resulting in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) reduction of 20% or higher.
Consulted the biggest automaker in Russia, on Operational Excellence involving 2 Major Product Launches. Accomplished Strokes per Hour improvement by 80%, Die Changeover improvement by 70%, Scrap Reduction by 60%, Efficiency and PPM improvement by 50%. Other launch support activities: Tool Readiness evaluation, PPAP Risk Analysis and mitigation, Tool moves for 400+ Dies.
Worked with a PE acquired leading national printing press on SC Optomization(customers: Target, Panera Bread, Denny, T-Mobile). Achieved 15% cost reduction across 5 spend categories, negotiated contracts with 3% YOY cost reduction, payment terms upto 90 days & revised product warranty terms.
Customized an Isuzu D-MAX
Customized an Isuzu D-MAX V-Cross Truck in India, into an extreme Adventure truck, which became the most sought customized truck in India. Exceeded target of contribution margin of $15,000.
Consulted a major CMM Manufacturer on SFO strategies related to wire harnesses, castings and machining from China to India. Activities include source identification, audits, RFQ compilation and contract negotiation support. Identified cost reduction target of 20%
Cradle-to-grave project management system
Instituted a cradle-to-grave project management system, at a Private Equity acquired, multi-site business, for industrial shakers. Involved in hiring of key personnel, formulating lead-time reduction initiatives for product delivery, supply chain cost reduction in excess of 20% and risk mitigation initiatives.
Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED)
Reduction of cycle time by 25%, using Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED) concept, in a printing press environment. Improved lead time by 30%, of a multi-site education institution operation, by streamlining processes using Lean techniques. Analysis and set up in Northern Europe, with goal of storage of heavy castings and just in time supply, to customers locally. Savings in logistics over 20% and working capital reduction in excess of 25%.
Educational services business unit
Ideated and established educational services business unit at a global robotics and automation company to innovate business model, diversify revenue stream and increase resilience.
Strategic framework to innovate, engineer and industrialize
Defined and executed the strategic framework to innovate, engineer and industrialize new products through product benchmarking, knowledge management and structured development.
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