Br - Senior Manager - Engineering/Technology Product - Bangalore, KA, India

Lokesh Br

Bangalore, KA, India


Senior Manager - Engineering/Technology Product

Work History

Global Functional Manager, Turbine Generator Technology


Engineering Manager, Site Leader

Motor Technology CoE, GE EM

Technology Manager

Custom Product Engineering, GE Industrial

Engineering Manager

Ultra Motors (India) Pvt. Ltd

January 2006 - April 2007

* Responsible for Motor Engineering & Development team working on battery operated Electric vehicle
* Transformed patented Motor technology in to an engineered product to be used for Light Electric Vehicle (LEV) application in India & further developed vendor base for commercial production.
* Led the engineering team to select supply source for power pack, designed products to meet Indian application conditions including Validation and Certification by approving authority in India.
* Collaborated with Chinese businesses to develop BLDC Motor & Controller supply chain for LEV

Senior System Engineer, Underground Mining - GE Transportation

General Electric co., India Engineering Organization

Since 2013

Project Leader, Appliance & Motion System Motors and PCTO


* Develop & implement multi generation product road map for UG mining, build team & integrate acquired business.
* Promoted culture of "One Team One Goal" resulting in over 20% improvement in NPI design review score card. Drove strategic initiative to identify/prioritize technology advancement ideas that help differentiate product. 11 ideas prioritized.
* Constantly worked on setting realistic performance Goals leading to customer success and significantly enhanced Engineering "Say-Do" metric and responsiveness. Introduced performance tracking tool engaging employees in the process.
* Lead GE Motors Technology Center of Excellence team as site leader providing technical direction consistent with Business strategy, Goals & Objectives and delivered exceptional results. Developed & retaining talent resulting in < 3.5% attrition.
* Established sustainable Innovation culture by creating necessary eco system, structured technical training/learning and stake holder engagement creating over 65 Disclosures and 17 Patent applications in 2 years
* Delivered consistently on NPI programs & Engineering objectives providing clear direction through robust review mechanism, focus on execution and continuous improvement.
* Built effective Product Cost Take-Out (PCTO) to execute multiple projects in small Motors through scoping, cost-benefit analysis, I & E planning, Payback calculation, Project planning monitoring.

Senior Engineer - Starter motor development


September 1999 - November 2002

* Responsible for Development & Application of Starter motor for Passenger car & 3W - proto sample building, testing/validation & field / application trials at OEC
* Contributed in ancillarisation (outsourcing) & cost reduction projects as a key team member
* Eliminated Quality issues in production line & Zero Km (OEC) & Field reported complaints.
* Introduced new Terelene insulation replacing PVC insulation on coil saving of ~ 30 Lac Rs
* Developed Plastic brush guide replacing metal brush guide resulting in 18 Lac Rs
* Successfully developed innovative concept of starter motor with Integral pole on stator.


New Product

October 1994 - September 1999

* Contributed to design & development of several new products including, Cost-effective "INTEGRAL & BI-POLAR DC MOTOR" for Industrial duty application; "PMDC SOLAR PUMP MOTOR" to reduce customer complaint and enhance reliability; "BRUSHLESS DC TORQUE MOTOR" for space application; "SUPERCONDUCTOR MAGNET" for Nuclear application; "HIGH FREQUENCY CONVERTER SET" for defense application.
* Learnt electrical design, preparing Engineering specification, drawings, process sheets, prototype development & inspection plan to meet ISO 9001 QUALITY SYSTEM.
Manufacturing experience:
* Functioned as a production engineer heading a product shop. Gained extensive knowledge of product manufacturing, material planning and running monthly production program.
* Learnt work flow & cost analysis, plant layout optimization & process improvement in plant.
Quality Assurance:
* Functioned as In-process inspector of DC machines & Section In-charge - Material Quality. Responsible for implementation of ISO 9001 quality system, carrying out training programs, conducting Vendor quality rating & vendor development.
* Analyze customer complaints & Test-bed Non-conformance and initiate necessary CA/PA.

Key recognitions/accomplishments
* 3 patents, 7 disclosures, 1 proprietary process development
* "MANAGEMENT AWARD" product cost reduction through Engineering

Qualifications & Certifications

Electrical Power System


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