Gaurav Gupta

Senior Manager- Manufacturing Engineering at John Deere || Ex- Maruti Suzuki || BITS Pilani and IIT Delhi Alumnus

Pune Area, India

Summary
 Project Management Manufacturing Strategy Manufacturing Planning Production Operations Greenfield Projects
13 years of result driven experience in planning and leading manufacturing strategies for Passenger Cars, Commercial Vehicles and Off –highway Industries in Assembly function. Actively lead Greenfield plant setups, new model introductions and effective capacity planning. Involved in identifying new technologies that further improve overall manufacturing quality and consistency. Evaluating and implementing process improvements to minimize waste and reduce costs while maximizing quality and yield.. Excellent Communicator, successfully building cohesive teams focused on production goals, safety and throughput. Areas of expertise include

Setting up of GreenField Projects & BrownField Projects
New Product Introduction
Capacity Planning
Lean Manufacturing
Virtual Manufacturing
Total Quality Management (TQM)
Cost Reduction/Avoidance
Just In Time Production
Resource Allocation
P&L Accounting
Regulatory Compliance
Team Building
Experience

Senior Manager-Manufacturing engineering at John Deere

Apr 2012 - Present

Business Vertical: Power Systems (Engine, Transmission, Axles) Virtual Manufacturing Engineering Group Key Responsibilities •Provide strategic direction and support for both PDP (Product Development Process) execution and OFP (Order Fulfillment Process) for John Deere Power System Group factories located in US, Mexico, Argentina, France, China & India. •Develop and implements strategic and tactical plans in coordination with Unit Manufacturing Engineering Group and Product Line leaders. •Coordinates the manufacturing and/or distribution functions for planning and installation of new products, processes and manufacturing projects. •Coordination with the Enterprise Competency Leaders on innovation, standards, trainings, and technology development.

Deputy Manager at Maruti Suzuki India Limited

Dec 2006 - Apr 2012

Worked in Manufacturing Engineering Department. Responsible for New Model Introduction, Setting up new assembly plants & assembly lines

Education

MBA at IIT Delhi

Apr 2009 - May 2012

MS- Manufacturing Management at BITS Pilani

Apr 2004 - Apr 2005

BE- Mechanical at ITM Gurgaon

Apr 1999 - Apr 2003

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