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Vignesh Sivaganesan

Management Consultant - Continuous Improvement / Lean / Operational Excellence

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  • Languages: German (Full Professional) | English (Native or Bilingual) | Swedish (Elementary) | Spanish (Elementary)
  • Last update: 12.01.2015
Profileimage by Vignesh Sivaganesan Management Consultant - Continuous Improvement / Lean / Operational Excellence from Hamburg
Quality Management, Continuous Improvement, Supply Chain Management, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Supply Chain, Kaizen, Logistics, Quality Assurance, Automotive, Value Stream Mapping, Change Management, Project Planning, FMEA, Automotive Products, Social Networking, Quality Assurance Processes, SMED, PPAP, APQP, Iso 9000, Poka Yoke, Analysis, Management, QFD, Performance Improvement, Tourism, Well Travelled, Purchase Management, AutoCAD, Mechanical Desktop, Catia, Bentley Microstation, Manufacturing, Process Improvement, TQM, Business Development, PEGA, SCOR, Social Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship
Management Consultant
04.2013 - today
Responsible for analysis and presentation of business processes and strategies for Turn-around and business development projects running in Scandinavian and European countries including the Baltics. Reports to top-client about the Business development potential in areas of Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Customer service. Develops and leads continuous improvement teams at clients premises and implements Lean methods through techniques such as Kaizen, Six Sigma, SMED, 5S and TPM.

- Demonstrated a consistent Productivity increase by 19 % within 15 days
- Reduced die change time by 78 % leading to an annual savings of € 250,000 through SMED
- Implemented Lean concepts and coached production leaders in 8 manufacturing sites in a roll-out project
- Eliminated 28 % of loss time in Customer Care department with 20 employees
- Improved organisational structure, team flexibility and meetings during various projects

Hamburger Logistik Institut GmbH
Intern - Consulting
12.2011 - 02.2013
Analyses gathered information from Customer and prepare the status quo for further processing. Recommending recent technologies in logistics and supply chain to research teams and senior management. Works with different project teams and assists them in research and implementations. Carryout master thesis and work for a national level Supply Chain Security project (

- Delivered results to project partners like Kühne + Nagel, Fraunhofer, etc., for the Supply Chain Security Project
- Developed and managed more than 8 focus groups for development of a durable container security system
- Worked with various supply chain projects in sectors such as Intra logistics, Pharmaceuticals, Textile Management and Humanitarian Logistics

Institut for Production Management and Technology
Student Research Assistent
02.2011 - 10.2011
Development of real time case studies in Production Processes
Simulation and analysis of production processes with the help of the software called “Plant Simulation”
Research in the field of Quality Management and Production Control

Sri Ganesh Industries
Production Engineer
05.2008 - 09.2010
Managed production of five fast running products and supervises more than twenty production operators. Planed production, quality and delivery based to customer needs. Optimized machine layout, transport plan and supplier coordination. Attended training sessions on Lean, PPAP, APQP, ISO 9000, FMEA and transfers knowledge to junior level operators.

- Achieved a Productivity increase of 35 % in less than two months
- Reduced customer issues by 82 %
- Implemented more than 15 Poka-yoke systems and lead 4 continuous improvement teams
- Assisted Certification Teams and Processes
- Assisted top management in Business Development by acquiring five new product orders
- Reorganized and streamlined production documentation to provide more clarity

Gabriel India Limited
Bachelor Thesis Student
12.2007 - 03.2008
Analysed existing production process of front forks for two wheelers and identifies the reasons for scraps. Implements cost effective methods to eliminate the reason for scraps and monitors the results for a period of 3 months. Executed the entire task based on DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control) principle with careful usage of quality tools such as Pareto diagram, Ishikawa, control charts and check sheets.

- Reduced 72 % of scraps within the period of 3 months
- Implemented 10 cost effective solutions for reducing the scraps
- Worked with the Quality Management Department to coach the operators about Six Sigma and Lean Concepts

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