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Program Management (164295) BSME / Green Belt / New Product Development / VAVE / Will Relo

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Program Management (164295) BSME / Green Belt / New Product Development / VAVE / Will Relo

Managed and executed at various levels NPD, VA/VE, Product optimization, Process Development, and Change management
• Team building, cross-functional leadership skills and strategic thinking brings value to the project and implement successfully.
• Working exposure with different companies like  GE Healthcare, GE Energy, BAE systems, Oshkosh, Ericsson, Sanmina-Sci, Electrolux, and Transocean
Developed documents and methodologies on VA/VE, CAD best practices, QMS, MBD and Enclosure design
• Developed VAVE and Teardown & Benchmarking manual
• Provide engineering leadership for business simplification by devising value methodology, implementing a GATE process, and driving a portfolio of NPD and value engineering projects.
• Developed business processes while assembling a top tier integrated product team (IPT) and steer design-to-value (DtV) methods.
• Manage VAVE programs with KPI’s
Cost Optimization & Business Simplification:
     o Generated ~$1M in average annual cost savings
     o Implemented 70+ value analysis/value engineering (VAVE) projects to enhance product margins.
     o Performed spend data and identified cost drivers in the product.
     o Demonstrated in using VE- FAST approach.
• Developed Teardown and Benchmarking process and methodology
• Planned and executed 40+ Internal and Supplier workshops over a period of 5 years
• Developed VAVE/Product optimization manual
• Program Management: Executed programs to enhance product profitability by 2 to 5% by delivering NPI, Value engineering and Competitor benchmarking.
Supplier Management: Coordinated with domestic and global suppliers in early involvement to NPI and Fact-based cost reductions around $800K.
o Assisted sourcing team on supplier qualification
     o Enhance APQP
     o Reduce defects by analyzing warranty
     o Developed Pre-Inventory management to meet targets savings.
• Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Earned recognition for a project to reduce polyurethane (PU) by 20%
• Worked on major projects – CT NPD and CT HD Redesign
• Day-to-day activities on CAD (Pro/E (Creo)), Wind-chill and I-deas &Team center
Executed Value engineering projects such as telescopic boom lifter platform, Power line supplier, Fender redesign, Control panels and Consumer goods
     o Saved ~15% cost and ~30% on assembly time
• Performed make-buy analysis
Performed patent infringement and competitor benchmarking. Worked with Medtronic, BAE systems, Electrolux,
Product Design & Development: Worked on different Telecom/Computer storage servers product design and developments
     o Achieved average of $25/unit server on new designs optimizing standard COTS use and assembly process
• Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Other tools: Implemented tools including QFD, Pugh Matrix, Brainstorming, Root Cause Analysis and DFMEA
• Performed VA&VE on Design qualification (DQ) and Installation qualifications (IQ) as per specs

• CAD Tools : Creo & Pro/Engineer WF, NX9.0, CATIA, Auto CAD, and Solid works
• PDM/PLM : Pro/Intralink, Windchill-PDM link, Agile and Team Center

Leading Design to Value Projects
• Evaluating Feature Values and Costs
• Managing NPD Projects Start to Finish
• Selecting Components for Evaluation
• Validation Implementation Verification Process
• Driving Technology and Procurement Strategies
• Brainstorming / Innovating New Solutions
• Idea Generation/Brainstorming
• NPD (New Product Development) Stage-Gate process
• Product Design
• 3D CAD
• Should Cost Techniques
• Risk Management
• Concept phase
• Product life cycle
• Target costing
• Design to value
• Equipment Teardown
• Supplier Cost structure
• Design for Manufacturing
• Value Stream Mapping
• Benchmarking
• Cost Driver analysis
• Kano
• Requirements Management
• Functional Modeling
• Lifecycle Cost Model
• Target Costing
• Cost Analysis/Optimization
• Coordinating projects with multiple departments
• Engineering Management
• Technology Management

Education and Certifications
• Diploma Mechanical Engineering
• Bachelors Mechanical Engineering

• Six Sigma-DMAIC Green Belt
• Future manager program
• Emerging leadership
• Negotiation skills
• NLP Practitioner & Master Practitioner
• Influence without authority
• Project management
• Empowering project teams and facilitating collaboration