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Arun Kumar.G

Production Planning Control & Procurement

Objective

To utilize my technical skills for achieving the target and developing the best performance in the organization. I would like to implement my innovative ideas, skills and creativity for accomplishing the projects. 

Work Experience

Over 9 Years of Experience in Production Planning, Material Procurement & Process Improvement

Work History

Feb 2013Present

Senior Engineer- Production Planning and Procurement 

Prolec GE, Chennai  -   A JV between Xignux, a major Mexican industrial group and General Electric.. Prominent player in the Indian Electrical industry for Power & Distribution transformer.
  • Preparation of Weekly; Monthly & Three Months look-ahead Schedule
  • Offering customer inspection & Weekly update of job status to Marketing team (Internal & External).
  • Track actions for the availability of raw materials with material dept & manufacturing of transformers with production dept.
  • Follow up of job approval, upcoming orders and drawing delivery status with Design and Marketing.
  • Updating daily the production output & monthly billing achievements to the top level management..
  • Handling weekly job status review calls with CEO, Design, Purchase and marketing team. And weekly production review calls with Mexico.
  • Visiting supplier end to follow up the outsourced units & critical materials.
  • Releasing Purchase orders (Insulation material) and Follow up with supplier for material supply.
  • Following up to ensure timely delivery of materials in right quantity at right place.
  • Regular monitoring & maintaining MIS report:                                                                
    • Production output, WIP status, Dispatches, Over dues, Promises kept, Stock out items, Drawing outputs (BOM’s & Drawings), Cycle time & Stock diversion details. 
Aug 2010Jan 2013

Engineer- Process improvement 

  • Experienced in doing Time study and method study to improve the productivity
  • Regular monitoring of production plan, Cycle time, 5s, Inventory, sequence etc..
  • Preparing Manuals & work instructions for production operations for the unit and Maintaining MIS-Reports for facilitating decision making for the management
  • Manage the supervisors, process engineers to meet daily production activities.
  • Managed projects in scrap reduction and Supply chain.
  • Involved workers and supervisor to generate kaizen.
  • Modified the Layout design to reduce the throughput time
  • Co-ordination & negotiation with suppliers to implement new tools and machines.
  • Coordination with PPC, Quality, Safety & Commercial to ensure timely delivery of good quality products in safe work environment.
  • Expertise to improve productivity at vendor end.
  • Weekly review meeting with cross functional team.
Feb 2008Aug 2010

Engineer- Production

Schwing Stetter, Chennai  - Head quarter located  in German. It is the world's pioneering manufacturer of concrete construction equipment's. It is an ISO 9000, 14001, 18001 & SIX-SIGMA certified company.           
  • Lead regular stand-up meetings and continuous improvement projects with measurable goals.
  • Reporting to the Production Manager on a regular basis.
  • Monitoring production schedules.
  • Co-ordinate with sourcing team to ensure material on time.
  • Storing raw materials in good condition before entering production.
  • Setting quality control standards for the manufacturing process.
  • Ensure continue operation by availing Man, Material, Method & Machine on time
  • Manipulating skills & performance of work force & provide training.
  • Monitoring lead times for each stage of the production process.
  • Listening to employees suggestions on how to improve the production process.
  • Making recommendations for process improvements.
  • Maintained and enforced a safe and clean working environment at all times.

Education

May 2003Nov 2007

Bachelor of Engineering 

Pannimalar Engineering College, chennai

Electronics and Communication 

Apr 2002Mar 2003

Computer Science 

SMJV Mat. Hr. Sec School, chennai

Skills

Leadership skills

Experienced in Training & Development, Internal audit, Daily material review meeting & dispatches, Handled projects using PDCA & DMAIC methodology, Material Procurement.

Analytical skills

Strong analytical skills for forecasting Quarterly Sales Plan and Monthly Productivity.

Inventory control

Specialization in all inventory related transactions - receipts, storage, issues, WIP , right up to the dispatch of finished goods.

Advanced Manufacturing Techniques

TPM, 5'S, Kaizen, SOP, Kan-ban, VSM, Poka yoke, Line & Batch production, 5W's&1H Roots cause Analysis, Time & Motion study, Shikumi.

Technical Skills

Good experience in MS Project, Office,  & ERP, Programming Language- C, VB.Net

Certifications

Aug 2014Aug 2014

ISO 9001:2008 Internal Audit 

TUV NORD, Chennai
Sep 2012Sep 2012

Six Sigma Green Belt 

AU-TVS, Chennai
Jul 2011Jun 2013

Project Management 

Prolec GE, Mexico 
Feb 2012Jul 2012

Leadership management,Conflict management, Negotiation Technique

Harvard Business School sales techniques by NEWAYS (Mexico)


Feb 2012Jul 2012

Finance for non finance background

ITESM (Mexico)

Projects- Implementing Continuous flow system

  • Get trained in TPS concepts necessary for implementing Continuous flow system
  • Defined the Project True north for Business needs- 20% reduction in Cycle time and WIP
  • Approached the project with PDCA methodology
  • Identifying and determining the area to implement continuous flow
  • Defined the appropriate indicators to monitor the continuous flow on weekly basis
  •  Utilized Lean Management tools like Shikume, Time study, Motion study, 5's, Kaizens, Kan Bans, 7 type of wastes and 4M's 
  • Re-designed the layout to deliver the job in less cycle time without Non-Value added wastes.  
  • Defined the Workstation sequence and Tools required in each station
  • Documented Standard Work Procedure for each stations

Projects- Develop the NPI commercialization process

  • Approached the project with DMAC methodology
  • Measured the channels used to Commercialize the product and Level of communication details 
  • Bench mark the commercialization technique from GE
  • Established the New Commercialization Tools applicable for Prolec GE, Mexico 
  • Define & finalize the sequence of commercialization by mapping with NPI process.
  • Document & standardize the NPI commercialization process for Prolec GE, Mexico.

Projects- Standardize the stock items

  • Cost saved by reducing the excess quantity of stock items up to 20%
  • Defined minimum and maximum quantity level for 291 stock items
  • Reduction in Production waiting time & Freight cost up to 10% (approx.)
  • Implement / strengthen mechanisms that impact the business.
  • Tools utilized for Analysis- Process Mapping using shikumi, Pareto Analysis, Material Lead time, Bar chart & Pie chart.

Language 

English, Tamil & Spanish 

Reference 

  • Mr. Sridhar Dharman

HR Coordinator at Prolec GE, Chennai
Contact - +91-9962825887

  • Mr. Ramesh Balasubramanian

Head HR at Seapol

Contact - +919840598306