Punnam Reddy

Punnam Reddy


Seeking a challenging career in Reliability and Quality Engineering, Where my expertise and rich experience can positively impact organization’s productivity and growth.


  • More than 6 years of experience in the area of Reliability & Quality Engineering
  • Masters of Technology (M.Tech) in Reliability Engineering from IIT Kharagpur and Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Kakatiya University.
  • Sound experience in Design for Reliability (DFR) process execution, Reliability Data Analysis i.e. Weibull/ Weibayes analysis, Reliability Growth Analysis and Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA).
  • GE Green Belt Six Sigma Certified.
  • Good Knowledge on Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), HALT, HASS and Accelerated Life Testing.
  • Sound experience in Reliability Softwares like Weibull++, BlockSim V7, ALTA, RGA, MINITAB.
  • Quick learner with excellent independent and innovative thinking, leadership and teamwork abilities; Strong ability of working under pressure.

Personal Details

Date of Birth: 16th November 1978

Marital Status: Married

Nationality: Indian

Languages Known : English, Hindi and Telugu


Jul 2000 - Jan 2002

Masters of Technology (M.Tech)

Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T)

With CGPA - 8.3 (on a Scale of 10.0)     

Jun 1996 - Jun 2000

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)

Kakatiya University

-With 68.8%

-Secured 97.84 percentile in GATE-EE 2000 with all India rank 132

Apr 1994 - Apr 1996


Nalanda Junior College

With 91.2%

Work experience

Work experience
Apr 2005 - Present

General Electric (GE) Infrastructure Energy

Team Manager, Reliability & Safety Engineering

Feb 2008-Present

Currently managing 12 person Reliability & Safety Engineering Team

  • Coaching & technical mentoring of the team on Design for Reliability Analysis, Weibull /Statistical analysis of field data supporting Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) programs. Own the quality and delivery of the analysis executed by the team, through program plan and technical reviews.
  • Work load management, project management & identify trainings required for the team.
  • Drive the usage of design practices and DFSS methodologies within the team in project execution.
  • Drive the peer review process rigor, defect prevention and leveraging of analysis best practices within the team.
  • Own the Performance Management responsibility for the team and provide regular feedback.
  • Work in collaboration with CoE Manager w.r.t Rewards and Recognition for the team, TCP implementation and Career Development of the employees.

Reliability Engineer

April-2005-Feb 2008

Executed several projects on Design for Reliabiity (DFR) of GE Energy Products supporting NPI Programs. Tasks include

  • Development of RAM goals for New Products using information obtained from our customers and marketing. RAM allocations to various subsystems and DFR program planning.
  • Evaluation of historical failure data & use to improve the design to eliminate or reduce prior failure modes.
  • Development of System/Subsystem Reliability Models (RBDs), Prediction of component Failure Distributions, Maintainability and Simulation.
  • Results are used to determine System performance and life. Recommendations provided as an attempt to improve system reliability & reduce failure rate.
  • Participate in Design FMEA’s with design team to Identify Single point failures and effectively apply Engineering Knowledge to identify causes and mitigations for failures.

Key Projects Executed:

  • Peterhead 2 x 9E for Natural gas to Hydrogen to Power: FEED Reliability Study.
  • Reliability, Availability and Maintainability (RAM) Analysis: Oresundsverket STAG 109FB MS.
  • GE Aero Energy DFR Analysis for Product lines LMS100, LM6000 & LM2500.
  • O&M Project RGI Kashagan - Availability Analysis.
  • DFR: S109FB SS for Balance of plant (BOP) Equipment and Gas Turbine Accessory Systems.
  •  Executed several Forced Outage and Fall out analysis of different Combustion components supporting Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) Programs. These analysis resulted huge productivity of the business. 
Feb 2002 - Apr 2005

Senior Reliability & Quality Engineer

Tata Motors Ltd

  • Deciding Reliability, Durability, and Maintainability targets for the Vehicle, Aggregate & Components. Deployment of Reliability and Maintainability process through out the product development phases. Reliability growth Analysis during the product development process.
  • Provide Reliability Engineering support to design engineering teams for setting Reliability & Maintainability Goals
  • Support and Develop design guidelines for product reliability. Participate in Design FMEA's.
  • Reliability analysis of warranty data.
  • Development of Reliability testing plans for Supplier items/in-house items and determine product MTBF.
  • Reliability prediction of automotive electronic products using part stress analysis and Work with Design Engineers to define Critical Items list.
  • Train the design teams on Reliability concepts and techniques.