Kothandaraman Coimbatore Bhakthavathsalan
Ramappa Nagar, Kandancavadi, Perungudi, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600096, India
Mechanical Engineer with 32 years of experience in Engineering Industries and Auto ancillaries. Strong in planning, New product development, costing, Process engineering, system implementation and project management. Working as a plant head since 2002.
Productivity Improvement & Profit Improvement
Mechanical Engineer with 32 yrs experience in engineering and auto ancillary industries as Head of the plant. Have wide contact in Industries across sector. Good in Marketing and Supplier development activities. Team builder.
Deputy General Manager (Operations)
December 2013 - June 2014
in a cold forged and fully finished parts manufacturing company supplying to Auto OEM and Tier I companies.
: This organization has a total strength of 400 employees. It has cold forging machines, CNC turning centre, Special purpose machines, Product Heat treatment furnaces, Electroplating plant and a well equipped Standards room
: Improved output from 6.4 million pieces in Dec'13 to 10.5 million pieces in May'14.
: Increased turn over from Rs 3.60 crores in Dec'13 to 4.20 crores in May'14.
: Improved productivity from 46% to 64%.
: Reduced stock at Customer end by stabilizing the process.
: Commissioned a new project at Ambattur.
: Tackled worker unrest with the guidance of top management.
: Constructed a green field project at Sriperumbudur
: Installed all machinery and EOT crane.
Leo Fasteners, Pondycherry
: Increased monthly turn over from 1.8 Crores to 7.0 crores in five years.
: Commissioned a new project with most modern amenities and installed eleven cold forging machines.
Dy Manager -Manufacturing
Coimbatore-Fine Blanking Divn.
: Turned around loss making unit in to profit making one.: Improved monthly turn oyer from 22 lakhs to 2.7 crores in three years
: Built indigenous machines for fine blanking.
: Improved overall performance by applying TPM tools.
Asst Manager-Manufacturing- HNF
: Commissioned a new plant for hot forging of wheel nuts.
: Erected and commissioned 'Sakamura' forging machine and Newelco Induction furnace at Chennai plant, working along with their Principles.
: Shifted a 'Nedschroff' machine and supporting machines from Madurai plant and re commissioned them at Chennai.
Line Engineer -Production
NAFCEL, Saudi Arabia
: Line In Charge for a bank of high speed presses.
: Learnt TPM. Introduced Autonomous maintenance and SMED concepts. Improved productivity
Perfect Machine Tools
Delhi: Erection & commissioning of machines at site. Training of engineers at site.(Traubs, Lathes, Grinding machines etc., )
Assistant Foreman - Production
: In charge of production shop
: Handled Mechanical presses viz., Verson, Komatsu and Ameteep f presses, multi spindle automats ( Gildemeister, Traubs), phosphating plant and heat treatment shop.
Melss Automation Ltd, Sriperumbudur.
Built a green field project of 70,000 Sq foot for a fabrication company.
Green field project
Built a new project @ Sriperumbudur with all facilities and erected machinery.
Qualifications & Certifications
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
Thiagarajar Polytechnic, Salem, Tamilnadu