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Sumedha tech • January 2016 - present
Canadian citizen right now residing in India on a project. Plan and design plant layouts and facilities. design, build and operate special purpose machines for industries such as Saint Gobin, Grindwell Norton, TATA, SKF, and NBC. Study new machinery and facilities and recommend/select efficient combinations. Develop flexible/integrated manufacturing systems and procedures. Conduct studies and implement programs to determine optimum inventory levels for production and to allow optimum utilization of machinery, materials, and resources. Design, develop and conduct time studies and work simplification programs. Determine human resource and skill requirements and develop training programs. Develop performance standards, evaluation systems, and wage and incentive programs Conduct studies of the reliability and performance of plant facilities and production / administrative systems.
Griffith Foods • July 2014 - January 2016
Updated operational methods, oversaw accounting procedures, tracked information, and compiled data to improve efficiency. Provided accurate, detailed quantity take-offs from project drawings and technical specifications. Orchestrated projects within strict timeframes and budget constraints by solving complex problems and working closely with senior leaders. Reined in project costs while meeting key milestones. Developed and initiated projects, managed costs, and monitored performance. Fostered relationships with vendors to promote positive working relationships. Oversaw high-profile projects by planning, designing, and scheduling phases. Provided management for internal personnel, contractors, and vendors. Headed project teams specializing in design and launch activities. Eliminated discrepancies in progress by reviewing performance, spending, and timeline. Reduced expenditures by effectively negotiating vendor and service contracts to drive savings. Modified and directed project plans
ARMTECH CANADA • October 2008 - February 2014
Verified proper analysis and troubleshooting of electrical, hydraulic, PLC, and pneumatic systems. Monitored employee work tasks while installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment for projects. Monitored safety compliance to maintain strict standards and protect team members from harm. Assessed operating conditions and adjust settings to maximize performance and equipment longevity. Provided guidance to management regarding project bids for onsite improvements. Optimized supply levels to keep stock within ideal parameters for expected needs. Organized ongoing maintenance schedules to boost system performance. Shrunk knowledge gaps with ongoing training and close employee mentoring for new and less experienced team members. Kept track of equipment, inventories, and system upgrades to prepare and present detailed reports to upper management. Rolled out improved training programs for maintenance employees. Increased productivity by reducing downtime, budgeting effectively.
BRAKEPRO CANADA • October 2001 - September 2008
Directly managed both the Maintenance and Engineering department including supervisors and skilled tradesmen in upgrading pneumatics, PLC’s and HMI’s, while concurrently establishing all parameters for the entire process. Implemented key project initiatives as well as equipment installation and new process equipment procedures. Introduced cost-cutting programs to enable the organization to become a low-cost producer of heavy-duty automotive brake products. Subsequently, charged with project managing and transfer of intellectual property and equipment processes. Managed project teams for re-location, renovation, and commissioning of Brakepro Ltd from Concord to Milton, Ontario as well as Mexican facilities. Key Result/ Impact Areas Acted as a troubleshooting resource for complex maintenance issues. Scheduled and supervised hot press, grinding, and gang drilling machine repairs and rebuilds. Tracked equipment downtime and total maintenance downtime, documenting chronic issues and ca
SKF BEARINGS • November 1984 - March 2001
Reported to the Factory Manager and managed a team of engineering professionals and maintenance supervisors. As an experienced Manufacturing Engineering Manager planned, directed, and managed all aspects of the Manufacturing / Industrial Engineering Team and its activities. led and ensured that all engineering projects, initiatives, and processes are in conformance with the company s established policies and objectives. * Provided daily support for production issues relating to process, machine, and quality to ensure production targets are met. * Developed and implemented manufacturing processes and maintained proper product functionality as well as cost-efficiency. * Supported and participated in continuous improvement activities through the Lean Manufacturing Implementation team. * Completed requirements related to new product programs, such as participation in Customer Focus Team meetings, process design and setup, equipment and tooling design, production standards, process routing
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MMP, Maintenance Management Professional • January 2010 - January 2012
The Maintenance Management Professional certification program focuses on the tools, techniques, strategies, and skills necessary for effective management of a business’s existing physical assets. Graduates have the knowledge and skills to drive improvements in uptime, production capacity, equipment reliability, safety, environmental compliance, the economic life of assets, return on investment, and effective communication between departments.
PES collage of Engineering
B.E, Mechanical Engineering • January 1980 - January 1984
Passed out with distinction