Cost Control Engineer
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Experience: 4 years
Relocation: Yes - Internationally
Seeking a challenging career in manufacturing specializing in revenue & profitability management. Keen to grow in Product Life Cycle Management in the long term with a strong integration with product development & manufacturing teams.
Core competencies include the following:
Cost reduction/ value engg.
Strategic pricing for tenders
Visual Factory and 5S
Product/ process improvement
Product Cost Estimation
Deputy Manager, Pricing & Product Cost Engineering
Oct 2011 to Present - Corporate Office, Chennai, India
•Itemized Price List (IPL) and Price escalation formula – revisions, updates, justification and presentation for discussion and negotiation with Vehicle Factory Jabalpur/ Ministry of Defense, India
•Product Cost estimation for new Defence vehicle models.
•Strategic pricing for high value tenders/ competition benchmarking.
•Defense profitability/ variance analysis/ Prototype cost estimation.
•Target costing and status cost indication to drive cost deep dive initiatives – defense vertical.
•Financial Budgeting – Corporate Plan/ MPB/ Forecast 6+6
•Managing cash-flow and, pricing and revenue management of all Defense Vehicles.
•Process improvement in material movement for proto building.
Deputy Manager, Manufacturing - Oct 2010 to Sep 2011 - Ennore Unit, India
•Production line in-charge of crankshaft manufacturing line – met Quality, Cost, Delivery targets through effective resource management and continuous process improvement.
•FANUC program logic modification in MAZAK ROBOT to reduce cycle time.
•Successful pilot production of Neptune series of crankshafts (4 cylinder and 6 Cylinder).
•Assisted shop floor head to prepare “Startup and Shut down Procedure” and “Trouble Shooting Guide”.
•Creation of Visual Factory and 5S layout for crankshaft machining line – Got Silver Award for 5S.
•Assisted manufacturing with new product releases, process FMEA, standardization, union negotiations and database management.
Graduate Executive Trainee - Oct 2009 to Sep 2010 - Hosur/ Chennai/ Bhandara
•Obtained training in managerial & technical aspects with emphasis on product-orientation and hands-on experience.
•Capacity mapping and Zero-base pricing for rubber components at IRP, Chennai by thorough product and process study.
1. Bachelor of Engineering – Production Engineering (Sandwich) - CGPA - 8.41 on a scale of 10
2. Board of Higher Secondary Education - 95%
3. Board of Matriculation Examination - 91%
•Received second rank in the town during the 12th and 10th Standard State Level Examinations.
•A project titled “Productivity enhancement through rejection analysis of Shrinkage in Rocker Lever” was completed in April 2008 and was later published in “Metal Casting Technologies”, a foundry magazine in Sep 2009.
•Completed value-engineering project on air tanks in the new Future Vehicle Development Program series of trucks at Ashok Leyland, India in March 2009.
•Among the top 10 out of 65 students in B.E. (Sandwich)Production and secured a ‘first class’ degree in April 2009
Oil Treating & Refining
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Transport of Hydrocarbons
Oil and Gas Pipeline
Ecological & Environmental
Oil Field Services