1. VIVEK V. KURHADE
Mobile: 09689890631/ 09689942756
Seeking senior level assignments in
Production Planning & Management ~ Operations Management ~ Process Enhancement
A dynamic professional with nearly 10 years of experience in Project Planning & Management
encompassing Production Operations, Quality Control, Process Enhancements and Team Management.
Presently associated with Tata Toyo Radiator Ltd., Pune as Deputy Manager Operations. Functional
exposure in handling the project planning & operations with key focus on bottom line profitability by
ensuring optimal utilization of resources. Proficient in implementing various quality standards for
improving the operations along with optimum utilization of manpower & cost savings. Conversant with
diagnosing the faults, inspecting, rectification, planning & scheduling. An effective communicator with
excellent relationship management skills and strong analytical, problem solving & organizational abilities.
Production Planning & Management
Manufacture material as per quality parameters,
Supervise production of goods of quality and in adequate numbers according to demand by customers
Maintain stocks within minimum and maximum level,
Organize production in shifts
Ensure optimum utilisation of men, material and machines,
Ensure high uptime of machines by timely maintenance of machines, IN ORDER to achieve production
targets, improve profitability & ensure on time delivery to the customers.
Coordinating with production team and monitoring the production status, procedures and systems
followed in production to ensure compliance norms with desired quality.
Plant and Manufacturing Engineering
Supervise breakdown maintenance, preventive maintenance
Plan for utilities/spares&, prepare budget for maintenance department
Supervise design, maintenance and upkeep of tools, develop and implement capex plans
Identify specifications and commission new equipment IN ORDER TO prevent breakdown of
machinery in plant resulting in loss of productivity & facilitate smooth running of production process
Quality Management Systems
Ensuring adherence to the quality standards as per ISO: 9001 aspects and overseeing
implementation of various stages of workflow using quality tools.
Undertaking root cause analysis of problems and developing effective counter measures initiating
improvement ideas generation & implementation.
Analysing various processes/applications and recommending modifications & equipment calibrations
to enhance operational efficiency.
Conversant with the quality management system such as TS 16949, OSHAS 18001, TPM, and
concepts like APQP, PPAP, PFMEA, SPC, Control Charts,Conversant with world class supplier quality.
Monitoring, training & motivating the manpower for accomplishing the desired objective.
Providing direction, motivation & training to team for ensuring optimum performance.
Streamlining efforts for attainment of short and long term goals of the company taking into care the
2. Serving as an active member of the safety team ensuring all the safety aspects of the organization
Tata Toyo Radiator Ltd., Pune Mar’08 - till date
Designation: Deputy Manager Operations for Tata Toyo Radiators.
Handled total erection & commissioning of the all plant machinery which consist of DG, compressors,
pneumatic tools conveyors, HVAC, TIG welding line & all basic administrative infrastructure.
Maintained coordination with Supply Chain and Quality Department by giving technical solutions at
supplier end thereby reducing the lead transportation time & improving quality of incoming material.
Benchmarked transportation cost saving of Rs. 1 Lakh per month.
Played a key role as a Team Member of Six Sigma Project for reduction in PPM level for the finished
goods monitoring at all levels of process.
Implemented World Class Supplier Qualiy (Tata Motors Initiative).
Implemented value stream Mapping resulting into 60%improvement in productivity and lead time
Increased Productivity by 42% by implementing MOST.
Started Just In Sequence supply to Tata Motors resulting zero inventory at customer end.
Mahindra Hinoday Industries Ltd., Pune May’06 -March’08
Designation: Senior Maintenance Engineer (Plant Maintenance)
Essayed a stellar role in achieving;
• “Zero” Breakdowns for EOT Cranes by implementing TPM.
• Line Efficiency to 97% by reducing the breakdowns considerably.
Actively participated in the preparation of TPM procedures such as Equipment Categorization, Why-
Why Analysis, CLRI Standards, etc. and Preventive Maintenance Schedules in PM Modules.
Maestro Industries Pvt. Ltd., Pune Feb’05 - May’06
Designation: Maintenance Engineer
Spearheaded the implementation of the project for heating the water which is the substitute for
boiler, saving the total boiler cost of the production from Rs.60000 to Rs. 18000 per month.
Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd. , Pune Jan’04 - Feb’05
Designation: Trainee Maintenance Engineer
Oversaw the implementation of the boiler steam recovery project and efficiently increased the boiler
steam recovery up to 85%.
Dexterously increased the reciprocating compressor utilization up to 98%.
2003 B.E. (Mechanical) from Pune University in first division.
2011 MBA (Operations) from ICFAI University.
Well versed with the SAP Module and other ERP Systems.
Languages Known : 26th
Date of Birth : English, Hindi and Marathi