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Resume for Sandeep D. for Engineer / Manufacturing in Huron, South Dakota

Occupation: Engineer Industry: Manufacturing
Country: United States City: Huron
State: South Dakota ZIP: 57350

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       Utah Ave SE, Huron, SD , USA.

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Career Objective:

Experienced Industrial Engineer seeks to pursue a career in the field of continuous process improvement using lean operations management & sixsigma 


Master of Science in Industrial EngineeringWayne State University, Detroit, MI      Sep Dec                                                                                   

Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical EngineeringKurukshetra University, India   Aug June  


Professional Experience:

Industrial Engineer/Process Improvement Coordinator Trussbilt LLC, Huron South Dakota           April —Present 

  • Developed and implemented optimal, costeffective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards
  • Recommended and implemented improvements to production processes, methods and controls
  • Proposed & implemented the plant layout changes to achieve better flow & ensured optimum utilization of floor space
  • Performed product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality & efficiency improvement.
  • Maintenance of ERP systems & engineering masters based on time & motion studies.
  • Prepared inventory cost reduction plans & reduced the lead times from months to weeks on incoming material from the suppliers
  • Initiated Scrap Reduction Project & reduced the total scrap cost by %
  • Developed & analyzed Value Stream Maps & Process Maps for all product lines
  • Recommended & implemented Line Balancing based on TAKT time analysis
  • Conducted monthly Kaizen events in the bottleneck areas on the floor to make them more efficient
  • Reduced internal setup time up to % by implementing S & introducing water spider to the bottleneck operations
  • Improved productivity up to % on one of the product lines
  • Represented manufacturing on crossfunctional teams.
  • Implemented KPI boards as part of Visual Management System
  • Coached the management team to drive lean culture through the use of Strategy Deployment
  • Reduced shop floor injuries by % by introducing safer & ergonomically better conditions for the operators to work on their work stations
  • Redesigned the warehouse for better inventory control & monitored FIFO to ensure effective material rotation
  • Performed research, design and development of manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment.
  • Designed, developed and tested and/or sourced and cost justified various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods.
  • Coordinated manufacturing launch of new/revised products including establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results.
  • Assisted the installation of new plant equipment as part of plant expansion.
  • Gained valuable Project Management experience by leading change management projects and coordinating the capital budget
  • Managed the product lines for achieving daily production and productivity targets
  • Bridged the gap between manufacturing & engineering group to ensure effective communication

    Industrial Engineer UTi Integrated Logistics PL for Case New Holland, Grand Island Nebraska          Jan —April  

  • Collected cell layout information and engineering data; made recommendations for cell layout design considering ergonomic issues using Lean Manufacturing methods.
  • Used & analyzed data and information from all sources, determined best replenishment strategy and frequency for each part or family of parts for each cell.  Established replenishment schedule for plant and warehouse for JIT replenishment.
  • Updated database information for each work cell at the plant including replenishment style, container size, recommended quantity, etc.
  • Tracked the productivity of the material handlers & other associates at the warehouse & the plant & prepared a weekly/monthly report for the management review.
  • Participated in process improvement projects for plant & the warehouse as designated by management, including Six Sigma and other training.  Teach others at site skills learned.
  • Performed cost savings analysis & generated monthly/quarterly reports based on the continuous improvement projects done at the plant & the warehouse.
  • Interacted with warehouse personnel to zone parts, recommend design layouts in warehouse by product family, sku velocity or other determined method to make the process more efficient.
  • Maintained open communication between plant personnel and warehouse personnel.  Set and conducted meetings as necessary to optimize plant & warehouse process flow.
  • Worked with suppliers to ensure compliance to CNH packaging guidelines & determined best packaging and quantity based on replenishment strategy used at production cell to reduce overall logistics cost. 
  • Interacted with plant personnel – planners, paint line, managers/supervisors, line operators, Standard associates – to keep them informed about changes that are taking place, listen to their recommendations and incorporate as many as possible into the cell design
  • Ensured the accurate and timely preparation, processing, distribution, and retention of all necessary reports and records. Assist in writing, implementing and verifying work instructions.

    Internship in GE Power Systems, Bangor Maine    Aug —July

  • Implemented Lean Techniques on the production floor
  • Maintained Production Schedule for the shop floor
  • Developed Value Stream Maps to determine and eliminate non value added activities
  • Improvised a Cellular layout for implementation of product focused line
  • Reduced Internal Setup Time of an assembly operation by implementing S and increasing Tool Availability during GE action workout
  • Assisted in building a Model Lean Line

    Lean/Continuous Improvement

  • Part of the Continuous Improvement Initiative and Cross functional Lean Manufacturing Team
  • Reduced variability in manufacturing processes through the implementation of Standard Work by developing Standard Work Combination Sheets.
  • Improved line productivity and overall performance through the use of metrics and tools such as TAKT time production, WIP tracking
  • Conducted TPM on various machines to reduce downtime & increase machine useful life
  • Developed new cell layouts under the guidance of Japanese Lean SENSEISHINGO consultants
  • Updated the shop floor with the production decisions from the Advanced Production Planning team as a part of the Visual Factory Initiative


  • Analyzed old gauges; Achieved % and % reduction in Gage R&R on two gauges
  • Used ERP tools such as Business Objects, Infoman, PC Forms to retrieve data for analysis
  • Completed ground work for Operator Certification Program OCP.
  • Performed defect analysis to create defect review reports and coordinated the monthly Quality Corrective Action Board Meetings
  • Improved safety and ergonomics at a workstation by implementing a chip guard and a deflector
  • Completed two green belt six sigma projects related to defect reduction using the DMAIC tools with DPMO reduction of % & % respectively

    Assistant Operations Engineer in Escorts Ltd. Faridabad, India  June – July                      

  • Assisted in supervision of the manufacturing of gear assembly lines for farm tractors.
  • Assured the contact with suppliers and business partners.

    Internship in Escorts Ltd. Faridabad, India Farmtrac Division  JulyDec

  • Studied & analyzed the Tool Failures during the gear manufacturing operation & suggested remedies for the same.
  • Inspected various machines in the gear line.

    Six Sigma Projects:

    . To reduce the number of parts picked by % by making the parts primary to the line.

    . Reduce the number of transactions from batch file to folder

    . Reduce Diaphragm ORD/IRD issues identified at CMMEBW weld 

    Software Skills:

    Tools                        : Minitab, Visio, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Arena

    Applications  : Microsoft Office, JD Edwards, Business Objects, Visual ERP

    Operating Systems : Windows XP //, DOS 

    Professional Memberships & Certifications:

  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certified Wayne State University
  • Certification in Lean Logistics Saint Louis University
  • Certified Internal Auditor
  • OSHA certified in General Industry Health & Safety
  • Pursuing Six Sigma Black Belt Certification through ASQ American Society of Quality
  • Pursuing CPIM Certification through APICS


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