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CV, Metallurgist And Materials Specialist

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 44330
(02/20/1976, male)
List top 5 skills: automotive, metallurgist, testing
Short Bio:

A Materials Scientist by profession working on developing new materials & technology in synergy with engineering goals for a leading two wheeler manufacturer. I have strong academic credentials in the Engineering and Metallurgical Sciences - Doctorate in Surface Physics / Nanoparticles from the world renowned University of Wurzburg, Germany and Masters in Technology with specialization in Material Sciences from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai India.

Current location: 

Maharashtra, India - View on map

Nationality: 

German

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

, Manufacturing and Operations, other

Spoken languages: 

english, german, Hindi, marathi

Locations I am interested in working:

Germany, United Kingdom, United States

List of countries I have a visa to work in:

Germany, United Kingdom



PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS

 10+ years of work experience in Industry and 6+ years of work experience in the research Institutes

 Significant work to improve and promote quality and efficiency within the Lab Services Environment at Bajaj Auto:  Achieved significant reduction in inspection time through atomization in sample preparation and testing

 Achieved substantial increase in inspection reliability by developing subjective to objective inspection methods

 Successfully faced Quality Management and Safety Management Audits at Bajaj Auto and sustained no NC status.  Developed specification for microstructure acceptance for raw material, normalizing, cyclic annealing processes, limits of free ferrite etc. for Bajaj Auto

 Achieved substantial cost saving through precise techno-commercial negations in the procurement of third generation equipments at materials lab Bajaj Auto, e.g., Auto extensometer featured 25T tensile testing machine, ONH Gas analyzer tec.

 Filed a patent for Process optimization of Bake Hardening steels at GM Opel  Validated advanced light weight materials and technologies for body panels such as ultra high strength steels, steel-polymer sandwich materials, Zinc-Magnesium coatings etc.

 Worked as Champion from GM Opel for cross functional Global teams for Sheet Metal and Aluminium Technology

 Developed new steel suppliers from Italy and east European countries for GM Opel

 Achieved substantial increase in inspection reliability by developing subjective to objective inspection methods

 Successfully faced Quality Management and Safety Management Audits at Bajaj Auto and sustained no NC status.  Developed specification for microstructure acceptance for raw material, normalizing, cyclic annealing processes, limits of free ferrite etc. for Bajaj Auto

 Achieved substantial cost saving through precise techno-commercial negations in the procurement of third generation equipments at materials lab Bajaj Auto, e.g., Auto extensometer featured 25T tensile testing machine, ONH Gas analyzer tec.

 Filed a patent for Process optimization of Bake Hardening steels at GM Opel  Validated advanced light weight materials and technologies for body panels such as ultra high strength steels, steel-polymer sandwich materials, Zinc-Magnesium coatings etc.  Worked as Champion from GM Opel for cross functional Global teams for Sheet Metal and Aluminium Technology

 Developed new steel suppliers from Italy and east European countries for GM Opel Achieved high quality monodispersed nanoparticles and established innovative approach of size determination with high resolution photoemission spectroscopic analysis during Doctoral work

QUALIFICATIONS

I. Doctorate in Physics (2000 – 2004): University of Wuerzburg, Germany

II. Master (M. Tech.) in Materials Science (1997 – 1999): Indian Institute of Technology (I. I. T.) Mumbai, India.

III. Bachelors degree (B. E.) in Metallurgical Engineering (1994 – 1997): University of Pune, India
Grade-”First Class with distinction” – 78.70 % (first rank was 85%), Was selected out of 60 candidates for industrial training by a leading automobile industry

IV. Diploma in Metallurgy (1991 – 1994): Government Polytechnic Pune, India (Pre-graduation course in engineering after schools)
Grade-”First Class with Distinction”, second ranker (/40)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

I. Bajaj Auto Ltd., Pune, India
From March 2013 till date : 3 years
Company Profile: A leading two and three-wheelers manufacturer in India
Position: Head (Manager) Materials Testing Lab Engineering
Reporting to Sr. Manager- Heat treatment-Materials & GM-Engineering.

Key Responsibilities:
 Define and frame lab objectives in line with company goals and vision

 Improve reliability by improving accuracy of testing and lean man power approach, promoting subjective to objective testing

 Identifying gaps in testing and continuously bridging the gaps by procurement of appropriate equipments & adopting new testing techniques

 Reduce turnaround time of testing by improving speed of sample preparations and testing with fully atomized equipment & avoiding unnecessary testing or preparations.

 Planning for daily work management and testing priorities

 Timely delivery of accurate & high quality lab reports

 Sustain non conformance in ISO Quality and Safety Audits

 Providing testing service to following interdisciplinary areas:

 Component Development

 Engineering

 Purchase

 Central Quality Assurance

 Manufacturing Plants

 Provide testing for following

 Metals- carbon & alloyed steels, bar and forged product, sheet metals, case hardened components, hardened tempered components, Cast Iron, & Aluminium castings, Fasteners (Chemistry, hardness, macro & micro examination, case depth, HT properties, mechanical properties etc.)

 Polymer- Rubber & Plastic parts (DSC, TGA, Weather-Ometer, Oil resistance etc.)

 Oils & petrol (Millipore values)

 Effluent treatment plant water (COD, BOD etc..)

 Develop standards for testing and engineering processes

 Support Raw material development program for better and cheaper raw material sources

 Procurement of third generation equipments through techno commercial negotiation with potential manufactures

II. General Motors Europe –Opel/Vauxhall GmbH, Rüsselsheim, Germany
June 2006 – Feb 2013: 6.8 years
Company Profile: A biggest Global Leader in Automotive
Position: Materials Engineer/Specialist

Reporting to Manager, ME Press – Steel Quality and Technical Applications, International Technical Design Center Europe

Key Responsibilities:
 Introduction and implementation of advanced technologies such as advanced high strength steels (AHSS), sandwich materials, aluminium outer skin panels, new corrosion protection coatings etc.

 Validation of new materials/coatings and release of steel and aluminium suppliers and their process lines

 Provide technical advice and support on material and processing to steel suppliers for understanding specifications, PE/materials laboratory goals, global needs etc.

 Provide solutions to production and quality problems- arranging for lab testing, microstructure property analysis and results interpretation

 Organization of emergency and obsolete materials

 Understanding and adoption of new market strategies

 Evaluate materials and parts for weight and cost reduction in cross-functional teams: thin sheet strategy and implementation

 Support in achieving goals of ME Advanced Simulations, Product Engineering and Materials Laboratory

 Organize appropriate trial material for corrosion and crash test vehicles in view of new technology implementation

 Help in formability analysis – PAMSTAMP simulation software

 Working as a Champion from GM Europe for Global Ferrous and Aluminium Sheet Metal Teams. The Global teams aims at

 Study, review and preparation of GM-worldwide sheet metal specifications

 Harmonization of material testing/common material usage

 Discussions/solutions to material problems/new technologies across the regions

 Propose, establish and run projects with steel supplier and external institutes for evaluating material performance, investigations of material properties, developing better test methods/specifications. Some of the important projects managed are as below-
 Investigation of bake hardening influence on outer panel performance

 Benchmarking bending limits of dual phase steels

 Failure limits of AHSS

 Patent filed for process optimization for Bake Hardening materials

 

DETAILS OF FURTHER EXPERIENCE CAN BE PROVIDED ON REQUEST