Basic Info

Balaji Marimuthu

More than 15 years

Chennai, India

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Manufacturing at NHK Spring India Ltd

Experience Details

Manufacturing

Manufacturing/Production, Operations/Management

Manager

 Planning day-to-day activities, production schedules and allocating work for achieving of weekly production targets in Seat Assembly shop/CV Joint/Power transmission Drive shaft Assembly conveyor & CNC /SPM Machine shop/sheet metal robo weld shop
 Coordinate with PPC/Materials Team to plan production based on market requirement and Adjusting schedules as needed & ensure availability of required raw material and packing material suppliers for timely feedback on supply/quality issues and resolve the same & coordinate material movement and shipment plan


Company Details

NHK Spring India Ltd (multinational)

India

101-500 employees

Automotive, Manufacturing

www.nhksprinh.jp.com

Jan 2016 to present (1 year 11 months)
Assistant Manager-Manufacturing at Hyundai wia India Ltd

Experience Details

Assistant Manager-Manufacturing

Manufacturing/Production, Operations/Management

Manager

 Overall responsibilities of independently handling the outsourced plant operations.
 Monitor production on a shift-to-shift basis to meet pre-decided plans and targets
 Monitoring production, keeping control over activities and analyzing processes for stabilization thereby ensuring smooth operations.
 Timely reporting of various information to the higher-ups & Ensure proper communication of production issues in the shift to the relieving shift Engineer
 Prepare/Adhere dispatch plan based on customer requirement and define Max/Min stock
 Responsible for all aspect of Quality Control, Quality assurance for various process (Incoming Quality/In process/Finished goods),Final inspection and Fire wall inspection


Company Details

Hyundai wia India Ltd (multinational)

Chennai, India

101-500 employees

Automotive, Manufacturing

www.hyundaiwia.com

Nov 2010 to Jan 2016 (5 years 2 months)
Executive-Production at Sundram fasteners Ltd

Experience Details

Executive-Production

Manufacturing/Production

Experienced (Non-Manager)

 Implement and monitor utilization of resources (including manpower, plant & machinery) during the shift and review
 Executing cost saving techniques/ measures and modifications to achieve substantial reduction in expenditures and work within the budget.
 Take lead in implementation of TPM & 3C, kanban, 5S, SGA, FIFO, concepts/tools/techniques to achieve higher productivity & seamless deliverables.
 Responsible for Ford Production System measurable FTT, OEE, BTS, LPS.


Company Details

Sundram fasteners Ltd (multinational)

Chennai, India

501-1000 employees

Automotive, Manufacturing

www.sundram.com

Jan 2008 to Nov 2010 (2 years 10 months)
Team Member-Maintenance at Visteon Powertrain control system India Ltd

Experience Details

Team Member-Maintenance

Manufacturing/Production

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Board / Contact electrical Inspection Audit for New TNEB connection like Rule 46 & 63
 Hand on Experience on Installation & Commissioning of all Utility equipment like Compressor /Drier/Diesel generator/Chiller/STP/Pump house/UPS
 Overall responsibility for all facility engineering and maintenance functions in HYUNDAI WIA
 Generating maintenance measurable data such as Mean Time between Failure (MTBF), Mean time to Repair (MTTR) for easy analysis and Management Information System.
 Knowledge about TPM Implementation
 Identification of Machine/equipment suppliers.
 Participate &contribute in development of low cost Automations &special purpose machines.
 Interact with local and international machine suppliers for procurement of spare/maintenance related issues.
 Prepare yearly budget for maintenance activities


Company Details

Visteon Powertrain control system India Ltd

Chennai, India

501-1000 employees

Automotive, Manufacturing

www.visteon.com

Apr 2004 to Jan 2008 (3 years 9 months)
Supervisor at KMKM engineering

Experience Details

Supervisor

Manufacturing/Production

Entry Level

 Select the supplier with purchase dept & Generate the PR and receive quotation and Compare the quotation based on technical specification and coordinate with Procurement/Purchase dept
 Planning, selection of Jig and fixture, and improvement of the necessary -equipment according to model of product
 Involved in the Design & Development of various Seat design change (ECN/ECR)Jigs/ fixtures/ Tools for the SPM’s, Assembly conveyor
 Support the team to maintain machines, develop tools & equipments, facilities, gauges, jig & fixtures etc., to high performance data during normal production.
 Planning and organisation of workers training before try-outs and start of production
 Conducting training programs time-to-time to enhance the skills of the subordinates and able to train operators on Machine shop and Seat Assembly/Assembly conveyor operations as a result gain improved productivity


Company Details

KMKM engineering

Chennai, India

11-50 employees

Manufacturing, Automotive

N/A

Apr 2002 to Mar 2004 (1 year 11 months)
Technican at Heavy vehicles factory

Experience Details

Technican

Manufacturing/Production

Entry Level

 Monitor production on a shift-to-shift basis to meet pre-decided plans and targets
 Monitoring production, keeping control over activities and analyzing processes for stabilization thereby ensuring smooth operations.
 Timely reporting of various information to the higher-ups & Ensure proper communication of production issues in the shift to the relieving shift Engineer
 Prepare/Adhere dispatch plan based


Company Details

Heavy vehicles factory

Chennai, India

More than 1000 employees

Manufacturing

N/A

Apr 2001 to Apr 2002 (1 year)

Achievements


Scored -92 %in Technical Diploma-Polytechnic second rank Scored -90 %in School- second rank  Cycle time reduction :Final Inspection/Fire wall inspection cycle time reduced from by introducing location pin/toggle clamp  Manpower reduction :By change of front seat assembly layout & convert sub assembly ,reduced one power @ NHK  Line Balancing: Seat Marriage Assembly cycle time reduced from 12 min to 8 min by diverting Steaming operation to previous stage @ NHK  Cost /Manpower Reduction- One machine operation and manpower eliminated by introducing combination tool in single m/c - VISTEON  Scrap reduction- 99% Of fall down of armature from conveyor avoided by providing Gear end Collet with Grub Screw-At Visteon  Availability increased- 100% break down prevented for trim cam roller pin broken by introducing a Cam follower Bearing instead of journal Bearing-At SFL 

Education

Technical Diploma in Industrial safety

Education Details

Technical Diploma

Industrial safety

Annamalai university, India

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

Industrial safety

N/A

Annamalai university
2009 - 2010
Mechanical in Mechanical

Education Details

Mechanical

Mechanical

Anna University Chennai, India

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

Mechanical

N/A

Anna University Chennai
2005 - 2009
Technical Diploma in Mechanical

Education Details

Technical Diploma

Mechanical

Tamilnadu polytechnic, Iceland

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

Mechanical

scored 92%

Tamilnadu polytechnic
1997 - 2000
High School - Other

High School Details

Other

Hindu High School

India

1997

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

90% School second

Hindu High School
1997

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

TPM

Jun 2008

TPM Training Institute

Line loss/OEE increase

Training/Course Details

Hydraulic and Pneumatic

Sep 2004

Advanced Technical Training Institute

Technical Training

Training/Course Details

Lean manufacturing

Sep 2009

Sundram Fasteners Ltd

cycle time reduction set up time reduction line balancing

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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

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Tamil

Tamil

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Tools and Technologies

Lean manufacturing

Lean manufacturing

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More than 7 years

TPM

TPM

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More than 7 years

Cycle time reduction

Cycle time reduction

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More than 7 years

Line balancing

Line balancing

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More than 7 years

Kaizen

Kaizen

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More than 7 years

scrap reduction

scrap reduction

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More than 7 years

5s,3C

5s,3C

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More than 7 years

Kanban

Kanban

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More than 7 years

Inventory Reduction

Inventory Reduction

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More than 7 years

Autonomous Maintenance

Autonomous Maintenance

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More than 7 years

Zero customer complaint

Zero customer complaint

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More than 7 years

Poka yoke

Poka yoke

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More than 7 years

Manpower plan

Manpower plan

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More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

tpm

tpm

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More than 7 years

Lean manufacturing

Lean manufacturing

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Cycle time reduction

Cycle time reduction

: Expert

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More than 7 years

Manpower plan

Manpower plan

: Expert

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More than 7 years

Line Balancing

Line Balancing

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More than 7 years

SMED

SMED

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More than 7 years

Scrap reduction

Scrap reduction

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More than 7 years

Kaizen

Kaizen

: Expert

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More than 7 years

OEE improvement

OEE improvement

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More than 7 years

Non value added activity elimination

Non value added activity elimination

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More than 7 years

Process wastage elimination

Process wastage elimination

: Expert

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More than 7 years

kanban

kanban

: Expert

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More than 7 years

CLRI

CLRI

: Expert

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More than 7 years

Key Skills

Leader, Planner, Business-oriented, Customer-oriented, Flexible / Adaptive

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