Work History

Work History
Aug 2009 - Jul 2010

Senior Consultant

CHAINalytics

Network Strategy and Design practice

Client : Fortune 500 - Chemical products company (USD 5.4 B in sales)

  • Design supply chain models to support strategic and tactical decisions.
  • Model demand forecast, freight costs, production capabilities & other business constraints.
  • Evaluate network performance; provide insights and recommendations.
  • Provide analytical assistance in related inventory management project.
Jun 2007 - Feb 2009

Consultant

i2 Technologies

Design and Implementing, solutions for mixed-model assembly lines.

General area of work was scheduling and sequencing.

Caterpillar Belgium S.A.

  • Achieved a reduction of 30 person-hours per week, of re-scheduling effort, in a team of 2 schedulers.
  • Assisted business users in identifying order fulfillment objectives and defining problem statement.
  • Advised plant schedulers on defining logic for differentiating orders, to optimally sequence them.
  • Logic based on promise time-windows, customer geography and plant level material constraints.

Cummins Inc.

  • Provided visibility into the materials availability, thereby providing better control over execution.
  • Linked on-hand and anticipated materials availability with assembly line schedule generation logic.
  • Used Operational Data Store, to store material plans, and link it with planning & execution systems.

Volvo Trucks N.A.

  • Upgraded i2 Sequencer & reconciled the model functionality with in-house order promising tool.
  • Primary responsibility was co-ordination between the end users & Volvo IT team.
Aug 2005 - Nov 2006

Teaching Assistant

The University of Texas at Austin

Engineering Economic Analysis and Finance – ME 353

  • Conducted review sessions for senior level course offered by Mechanical Engineering.
  • Assisted in preparing this course as a web-based offering.

Strategic Decision and Risk Analysis – ENM 383

  • Conducted review sessions for masters course offered by Center for Lifelong Education.
Mar 2003 - Jul 2005

Systems Analyst

Tata Consultancy Services

Technical Lead, GE-CIS eGovernance Initiative

  • Provided vendor mangers the ability to monitor and track metrics across project and vendors.
  • Linked different vendor-instances of Kintana(HP PPM) to the GE instance using XML data transfer.
  • Implement HP PPM for managing all development projects and key maintenance projects for TCSL.
  • Responsibilities included high level design of solution, effort estimation and assigning tasks to a team of six resources.

Quality Assurance Facilitator, TCSL Corporate, Mumbai Region

  • Conducted internal quality audits, of software projects.
  • Provided facilitation to project teams on CMMi & PCMM process areas.
  • Statistical data analysis of customer feedback collected at the corporate level.
Jul 2000 - Feb 2001

Section Manager (Grad. Trainee Engr.)

Bajaj Auto Ltd

  • 3-Wheeler Engine Assembly Line Supervision.
  • Balancing 4-Stroke Engine Assembly Line.
Jun 1999 - Dec 1999

Engineering Intern

Larsen & Toubro Limited

  • Designed and analyzed jigs & fixtures for manufacturing of pressure vessels using AutoCAD R14
  • Created a software program to calculate dimensions of steel plates for cold rolling operation. Achieved ~ 20% reduction in re-work effort.

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Six Sigma Methodology

Software Engineering

Designed s/w solutions for assembly line master scheduling, for a 3 tier architecture system.

Statistical Analysis

Have used statistical packages like: SAS, JMP and SPSS

Combinatorial Optimization

Have used commercial optimization packages like: LINDO and GAMS to solve real life problems.

Summary

Supply chain professional with a strong track record in designing, implementing and integrating supply chain management solutions for Fortune 500 companies. Over 4 years of experience in design and commissioning of software solutions in challenging, fast-paced consulting environments. Demonstrated ability to rapidly acquire technical knowledge & skills. Innovative problem solver, able to define both the business and technical sides of a problem. Background includes manufacturing and teaching experience.

Interest

Actively track technology trends.

Actively trying to understanding the impact of technology, current affairs on business and economics.