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Senior Engineer I- Quality

Summary

  • 9+ Years of experience in Quality and Supplier Development
  • 3 years of experience with John Deere Technology Center India as Senior Engineer- Quality for EPDP projects in Crop Care platform
  • Previous experience in Supplier Quality, Vendor development and NPD functions for Eaton Fluid Power Ltd for Hydraulics components

Work History

June 2018Present

Senior Engineer I- Quality

John Deere India
  • Product Quality Engineer for Specialty Harvesting platform
  • PDP QE working for Cotton and Sugarcane Harvesters
  • Hands on knowledge of EPDP deliverables like QPL, DPAR, DFMEA, PFMEA, PPAP, RQA, Product Audit, onsite build support
  • Worked as QE for 550+ mobile hydraulics parts for Sugar platform with all quality planning deliverables
  • Experienced in PFMEA, CP, NCCA creation and resolving  critical and warranty CAR
  • Leak map creation and implementation for Sugarcane Harvesters Libra 2020
  • Executed 3 POC projects on Smart viewing tool (Implemented at 2 Units), cotton basket alignment (Spoorthi Best Demo Award) and Smart lifting device
  • Supported 2 on site builds for Cotton harvesters(Des Moines) and 5M tractors (Pune)
Dec 2014June 2018

Engineer- Supplier Development

Eaton Technologies Pvt. Ltd
  • Supplier Development Engineer to support Eaton Hydraulics global plants for Pumps, Valves, Cylinder etc.
  • Ensure the PPAP verification and approval of suppliers documents
  • Verify process documents like PFD, FMEA, MSA, SPC, CP etc.
  • Track the progress of supplier by monitoring OTD and DPPM
  • Work with suppliers to improve the documentation knowledge as per AIAG guidelines
  • Communicate with regional commodity managers to take the data for supplier development
  • Worked as a Transition SPOC for SD team to get the projects transitioned from global Eaton sites to India
  • Implementing Program management techniques to smooth and effective transition of projects
  • Practicing transitions through Pro Launch, Lean methodologies with proper documentation and Gate reviews
Sep 2012Sep 2014

GET- Supplier Quality

Eaton Fluid Power Ltd.
  • Supplier Quality Engineer to support  new parts development  for Eaton Hydraulics plant for Pumps, Valves, Cylinders, steering control units etc.
  • Work with new suppliers to develop the parts from scratch till regular production
  • Ensure the PPAP verification and approval of suppliers documents
  • Verify process documents like 8D, PFD, FMEA, MSA, SPC, CP etc.
  • Assist suppliers to develop the manufacturing process of parts and fixtures
  • Implement improvements at suppliers to enhance the quality of parts
  • Assist head of Q.A. in the process of supplier PPAP approval by auditing and evaluating the process and reviewing & verifying PPAP documents
  • Casting, machining, extrusion, spring, plating suppliers and their development

Achievements

  • Successfully executed a CI of $0.25M for hose commodity by standardizing hoses for Sugarcane harvesters in 2019
  • Rewarded for the work done as supplier quality engineer (Supplier Development) in a Steering cylinder resourcing project among the ASIA PACIFIC projects of SCM in 2013.
  • Executed 6 new resourcing projects done at factory level from Development stage to finalize the supplier in 2 years