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Kiran D. .. ª Woodfield Drive ª
Analytic and Marketing Professional
Market Analysis, and Process Improvement
business trends, evaluating government policies and leveraging manufacturing
operations knowledge and engineering experience to identify emerging
product and revenue opportunities in complex markets. Creates
actionable strategies for market penetration, business expansion, and
competitiveness. Delivers continuous improvements to drive staff
productivity and information availability and accuracy.
minor in Strategy,
School of Business,
MPA – Policy
of Technology India; June
Core Strengths }
ª Forecasting ª Data Analysis
ª DecisionMaking Models
Training ª SAS
ª Statistical Analysis
ª Cost Benefit Analysis
ª ERP Systems Knowledge
ª Six Sigma/ Process Development
ª Secondary & Primary Research
Business Impact &
entry strategy to extend footprint of multibilliondollar business unit
in emerging market despite large competitors; conducted market analysis
and customer/distributor surveys that resulted in $M
account from key client.
planning process %
while boosting accuracy by improving forecasting support for regional
markets as well as overhauling and automating competitive intelligence
for $M investment
for new engine model by analyzing global market for high horsepower
Inc.: Aug – Feb
& Market Planning Manager
– High HorsePower Engine Business Unit [US] May Feb
Market Analysis &
Planning Intern May
market analysis/planning intern, acting as liaison between marketing
and engineering teams as well as marketing functional expert for EPA
Tier Final product development team.
analysis for company’s $B mining, rail, oil/gas, and power generation
business to support planning and entry strategy; provided forecasting,
participated in tradeshows, and managed competitive intelligence database.
planning, facilitated training, and assisted VP for annual employee
communication efforts; integral in three Six Sigma projects focused
on functional excellence improvements and new product development.
opportunities for oil and gas business in emerging Russian market valued
total cost of ownership TCO model to advise new product development
team through technology innovation for future products; enabled team
to select competitive, costefficient, and qualitydriven architecture.
Quality Manager – Assembly & Testing, Cummins
India Ltd. [India] June June
Key in driving
$M in new annual revenue stream while cutting production lead times
% by creating new process based on time study and material tracking
for development of new engine model.
kaizen improvement projects that lowered repairs per hundred RPH from
in annual savings by establishing tracking system to identify root cause
of parts rejections and improve material handling equipment.
Line Manager – Camshaft Production, Cummins
India Ltd. Sep – June
% per working shift by initiating quantitative analysis for machine
layout to foster multimachining.
Engineering Trainee – Tools Planning, Cummins India
Ltd. Aug – Sep
Vital in Green
Belt Six Sigma project, collecting and analyzing data to moderate tool
consumption; efforts led to $K in annual cost savings from tool trials.
Facilitated training to graduate trainee engineers and managers.
prize winner, Krannert Business–toBusiness Marketing and Strategy
operating procedures manual for staff for the Boys and Girls Clubs of
team to evaluate business opportunities for ‘Options! FBL’ a nonprofit
Graduate Trainee Engineers and Managers in ‘The Seven Habits of
Highly Effective People’
of ‘Pratima’ Cummins India’s monthly magazine