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 Expert  723337

Expert in ISO 9001-2000/TS 16949 audits, documentation, training, assistance for certification, APQP, SPC

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New Jersey (NJ)
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Expert is an ISO 9000 Lead auditor. He has been implementing developed by ISO like ISO 9000, ISO 13485, and ISO 17025 for many years. He has assisted several companies from various industries to become certified from scratch. He has helped with developing documents, manuals, procedures, formats, work instructions, training of internal auditors, management representatives, and auditing the system. He is successful in helping certification at first instance without any major non-conformances. He has also done pre-certifying, certifying, and surveillance audits with certifying registrars- SGS, DNV. He has also given several seminars on implementation of ISO standards.

He has assisted companies in preparation for the Malcolm Balridge National Quality Improvement Award by providing training in several key areas. He has over 30 years of experience in Aluminum alloys as well as the heat treatment practices and issues connected with it. He has experience with new product development. He has developed new products for various users with the exclusive of use of Advanced Product Quality Planning used by automotive suppliers. The product development cycle time has been reduced for various products by use of concurrent engineering, with reduction of over 30%. He also has experience with rapid prototyping and product development. New products have been developed well before the needs of customer on a number of occasions.

He is an AIAG certified second party assessor for QS 9000. He has assisted several companies to achieve certification to QS 9000, by developing manuals, training on APQP, MSA, FMEA, SPC and PPAP. He has also assisted in developing vendors for compliance as QS 9000 second party assessor. He has developed supplier quality engineering inclusive of SCAR, SPC and other data on line review. He has done vendor quality auditing in respect of their products, process and systems. He has worked in quality control for automobile pistons- castings, forgings and final product for over 15 years. He has audited product, process and system quality. He has trained various auditors as well. He is proactive in quality engineering by using mistake proofing. He was worked to link the needed quality standards to the processes to ensure optimum results.


industry standard


international standard


ISO 9000 series quality system standard


ISO standard


Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award requirement


metal heat treatment quality control


new product development


product development cycle time


rapid product development


QS-9000 quality system requirements


supplier quality engineering


vendor quality auditing


quality engineering


quality auditing


quality control


quality standard


management representation

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Trenton, New Jersey;  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;  Allentown, Pennsylvania;  and Reading, Pennsylvania.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1960   ME   Production Engineering Foundry   Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India   With honors
1958   BE   Mechanical Engineering   Mysore University, India  
  BS   Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics   Mysore University, India  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1994 to 2006


Sankarth Corp, Bangalore. India


Quality Management


Principal Quality Management Consultant


He is responsible for development of needed documentation- Quality manuals, Procedures, Process manuals, formats, records, needed for successful implementation and certification to ISO 9001-2000 for different products- automotive parts, consumer products, education, and hospitals. He is also responsible for TS 16949 inclusive of upgrades from QS 9000, training in core areas- APQP, PPAP, FMEA, SPC, MSA, Control plans, Value stream mapping, Continual improvement, waste reduction, process audits, CAPA, vendor development, conduct of seminars on Waste reduction, Six sigma, and development of quality management systems for Colleges.

2005 to 2005


Fortek technology


Cherry Hill Division




He worked on a 10 day assignment as consultant for fixing of score card for each process area.

1979 to 1994


Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore, India


Mechanical Engineering


Dean Mechanical Engineering


Responsible for development of the college, laboratory, lesson plans, modules, training of students, industry-institution interaction, conducting seminars, industrial consultancies, conduct of tests and assignments, developing all laboratories- Mechanical testing, material testing, fluid machinery, instrumentation, heat transfer, production processes, machining, workshops, welding

1969 to 1994


Meenakshi Auto Ancillaries, Bangalore, India


Manufacturing- Pistons, castings and assemblies


Works Director- Owner


He is totally responsible for new product development, design, manufacturing, marketing, reverse engineering, development of customer base, customer satisfaction surveys, and non-conformance management

1968 to 1969


Auto Pistons, Amritsar, India


Pistons division


Works Manager


Development of new processes, design of machineries, fixtures, work flow optimization

1962 to 1968


Escorts Limited, Patiala, India


Automotive division


Foundry Manager


Erection, start of manufacture of Aluminum die casting and forgings, process management, development of dies for new products

1960 to 1962


Mahle Gmbh, Stuttgart, West Germany


Pistons Divison


Executive Trainee


He is trained for foundry, die design, product design, die manufacturing, laboratories- chemical, engine testing, development and quality control

1958 to 1959


Indian Institute of Science, Madras, India


Mechanical Engineering


Senior Technical Assistant


Start of institution, development of laboraties, hiring of personnel

Career Accomplishments:

He is Member of Institute of Engineers India, Associate member of Institute of Indian Foundrymen.


ISO 9000 Lead auditor; QS 9000 Second party assessor

Publications and Patents Summary

He has published 18 papers in various educational institution magazines, conducted seminars on Waste reduction and Six sigma implementation.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Vishranthi  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Menon Pistons, Kolhapur, India: (Manufacturers of Aluminum Die Cast Automobile pistons)Quality Engineering Problem solving EngineerNon conformance management, Analysis of data, Corrective action, preventive action, 5 Why, Root cause analysis, Training, Control Plan revisions, FMEA analysis, product realization & manufacturing process design parameters optimization, process audits.
  • Auto Liners, Vijayawada, India: (Manufacturers of Cast iron centrifugally cast, machined cylinder liners)Quality Engineering Problem solving EngineerNon conformance management, Analysis of data, Corrective action, preventive action, Cost & scrap, PPM reduction, Pareto, Cause Effect, Training, Control Plan revisions and product realization process parameters optimization
  • Suprajith Engineering Private Limited, BANGALORE UNIT 1, UNIT 2, DODDABALLAPUR UNIT, GURGOAN UNIT, GUJARAT UNIT, Chemicals division: (Manufacturers of Automobile clutch, brake, speedometer and other cables, Speedometers, chemicals) - MULTI-SITE OPERATIONSISO 9000/QS 9000/TS 16949 Quality Management Implementation Consultant/ Six sigma coordinator:A) Preparation, review and finalization of needed documentation for ISO 9000- Quality Manual, Standard Operating Procedures, Process Manual, Work Instructions, Formats for records, Awareness training, Internal Quality Auditing, Product, process and system audits, conducting of Management review Training, Leading corrective and preventive action, Continual improvement teams, Supplier's audits and development, Pre-certification audits, leading management representation role in certification audits, effective closure of findings for successful certification, continuing process and system surveillance audits, association in audits, effective closure of findings, 5 Why, Root cause analysis, 8D, Pareto, Cause Effect, implementation of-process & continuous improvement. B)Training, implementation and Team leader for core tools- APQP, SPC, FMEA, Development of control plans, Gage R&R, Calibration verification, PPAP-, Customer complaints resolution, Company level data analysis, activities as in a) in respect of system elements as above for QS 9000/TS 16949-2002
  • New Product launch: Training, implementation, Participation in APQP team activities for- Analysis of warranty& rejection data of similar products, Process bench mark data analysis for needed inputs/revisions for equipment, training, process instructions and monitoring, customer interaction regarding needed quality data, Preliminary bill of materials & related quality plan, assistance in supplier development, in-process inspection set ups as per flow process charts, Special product and process characteristics listing, determination of needed SPC activities, assessment of new technology and it's related process parameters controls, development of preliminary engineering standards & related equipments for inspection, measurement, DFMEA development, verification, review, validation checks, development of prototype control plans, engineering & material specification testing facilities, New IM&T equipment, gages and facility requirement planning coordinated with Gantt of equipments delivery date, team feasibility commitment review, Product/process quality system review in respect of additional controls or changes in procedures, updating as per checklist, Finalized flow process chart, association for PFMEA finalization, pre-launch control plans, process instruction review & needed control measures definition, Measurement system analysis plan, Initial process capability study, participation in trial run, process audits, Measurement system evaluation- Gage R&R, linearity if applicable, PPAP, production control plan finalization, Quality planning sign off in respect of all above, supplier, in process control chart analysis, process stabilization, improvement.
  • Incoming, in process and final inspections and audits, Resource management, skill matrix development, Management review process, customer satisfaction data analysis.12) SKP ENGINEERING COLLEGE, TIRUANNAMALAI. (Education for Bachelor of Engineering of different branches)ISO 9000 Quality Management Implementation Consultant:13) SJ POLYTECHNIC, TIRUANNAMALAI. (Education for Bachelor of Engineering of different branches) ISO 9000 Quality Management Implementation Consultant:14) DEEN DAYAL ENGINEERING COLLEGE, MADRAS. (Education for Diploma in Engineering of different branches)ISO 9000 Quality Manager:15) NEW HORIZON ENGINEERING COLLEGE, BANGALORE. (Education for Bachelor of Engineering of different branches)ISO 9000 Quality Management Implementation Consultant
Recent Client Requests:
  • APQP expert for consulting on APQP training and documentation.
  • Expert in medical device consulting on CAPA investigations and problem solving for NC/CAPA.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert witness for quality system audits of performances in industries
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Metal hardening expert for consulting on metal treating/heating/hardening and industry standards.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1958 to 1960   Germany   He is trained for starting manufacturing plant in India for manufacture of pistons- foundry, forge, laboratories, die design and making, erection of machinery
2005 to 2005   USA   Development of objectives and documentation for ISO 9000 and score card measures
1975 to 1975   Sri Lanka   Assembly process optimization

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
English   He is highly skilled
German   He is skilled
Kannada   He is highly skilled
Hindi   He is highly skilled

Market Research:
Reduced development time, translated customer changes effectively, done customer needs analysis

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Seminars on Waste reduction; Six sigma implementation Training given on: Mistake proofing, APOQP, SPC, Internal auditing, Management review meetings, CAPA, FMEA, PPAP, Control plans, process, product and system audits to ISO 9000, QS 9000, TS 16949, Continual improvement, 5S,

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Selected vendors by initial survey, questionnaire design, analysis, audits, training and development, corrective action requests tracking, guidance and improvement, training on APQP, PPAP, SPC, improved vendors performance to 100ppm, just in time supplies

Other Skills and Services

As Professor and Dean trained several groups for industry-institute interaction. Developed management systems on time with different mindsets of personnel


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