Arun Prasad

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Work History

Work History
Jan 2015 - Feb 2015


  • Managed Inventory of 800+ parts for the New Product Development Team for TVS-BMW Motorad Project
  • Defined Inventory Levels, Material Handling System and Storage Locations for NPD Project parts.
  • Implemented Kanban System for NPD Warehouse and reduced Inventory Levels by 65%
  • Lead a Team of 8 to Implement Warehouse wide 5S Campaign and improved Warehouse Layout and Efficiency
  • Improved the workflow to Reduce the Scrap by 30% by Re-use and Commonisation of parts
Nov 2010 - Mar 2014

Manufacturing Engineer

  • Developed and implemented Lean Manufacturing Methods, Manufacturing plan, Bill of Material and Work Instructions for Manufacturing Aircraft components in the Cabin and Wing Assembly
  • Led a Team of 4 Engineers in a Six Sigma Project for Automating Extrusion forming Process to increase production by 40% and reduce Material scrap by 20%
  • Created Cost Benefit and Trade-off analysis of In-house v/s Outsourced parts and Built-up v/s Monolthic parts
  • Performed the Producibilty/Manufacturability assessment for both In-house parts and Supplier parts
  • Led source selection through potential supplier assessment and price negotiations.
  • Created Visual Work Instructions for assembly of critical aircraft assemblies for US, Mexico and China Plants
  • Reduced Human Errors by 20% in Assembly operations through implementation of Lean Principles and Poka-Yoke
Sep 2008 - Nov 2010

Design Engineer

  • Effected a 30% reduction in Engineering Hours by Automating Design Calculations and Detailed Drawing generation by using Visual Basic Application for Solidworks and MS-Excel
  • Carried out Finite Element Analysis and Computational Fluid Dynamics Flow Analysis and generated Customer Feasibility report for Global Clients
  • Played a vital role in the Flowserve-Valbart JV by Designing and Testing Scale Model Ball Valve Assembly using 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping


Apr 2014 - Apr 2015

MBA(Operations and Supply Chain)

Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta
Oct 2004 - Jun 2008

BE(Mechanical Engineering)

Visvesvaraya Technological University