Industrial Engineer / Data Analyst
Vishnu Vardhan Ravichandran
Over eight years of Industrial Engineering experience in various fields. Adept knowledge in data Science, Semiconductor fundamentals and other manufacturing Industries. Possess strong skills in Linux, R, power Bi, SQL and python.
Auburn University; Auburn, AL | Master of Industrial & Systems Engineering May ‘12
Anna University; Chennai, India | Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering May ‘08
Applied Materials, Bangalore, India | Industrial Engineer Apr’17-present
IE: Industrial Engineer in Fabvantage Consulting group, a division of AGS. Strong knowledge in data analysis and involved in many FabVantage offerings like FV360, Remote 365, CoO, Capacity analysis, WIP management, Display 360, Varian Implant QPA and FabOptimizer projects.
§ Awarded President Quality award(highest award in applied) for year 2019.
§ Stake holder for FV360 Unit process, Display FabOptimizer and Implant QPA projects. Completed over 200 FV360 Unit process projects.
§ Strong knowledge in IE concepts for Semiconductor Industry. Proficient in E10, E79 and E35 SEMI Standards.
§ Involved in Fab Cycle time studies, 4-Site Assessment, 20-FabOptimizer Output improvement projects.
§ Platform & Application Knowledge: Possess strong knowledge in Etch, CVD, Display PECVD, PVD, ALD and Varian Implant tools.
§ Key Customer I have worked are Intel, NxP (Chandler & Nijmegen), STM (all sites), Micron (all sites), YMTC, SK Hynix, Toshiba, Fuji Electric, Sony, TI, LFoundry, BOE B9, HannStar Display corporation, Hauli, PSMC and Tower Jazz etc.
Sri Varadaraja Textiles Private limited, Coimbatore, India | Factory Manager Jun‘14 – Nov’15
FM: Manage a 36,000 spindle mill from fibre to yarn production with 1000 employees. Maintain the Labour productivity HOK, raw material requirement, WIP and F.G’s to meet the stringent quality of finest yarn.
§ Maintain cash flow in cotton purchase and sales of yarn. Trained and provided support to staff members on implementation of JIT inventory system in stores and cotton. Increased the inventory turn from 4 to 6
§ Responsible for P&L, Cost control, Purchase, Spin plan, Modernisation and financial management
Borg Warner Thermal Systems, Fletcher, NC, USA | Engineer Jun ‘12 – Jun ‘13
IE: Maintain Plant layout, Equipment Layout, Tugger Material Handling Solution, Capital Appropriation request, Safety, Quality and assist in General production support
§ Successfully Implemented Lean Material handling solution in Generation I – Actuator. Reduced WIP to Daily Demand, by invoking KANBAN principle. Improved the Actuator package by 36% using thermoform trays
§ Designed, fabricated, process developed and Implemented Tugger Material handling system by keeping Direct labour (DL) on line and In-direct labour (IDL) handling materials, thereby increasing DL Uptime. Managed culture change and Trained operators. Developed Standard Work for Tugger Material Handler and significantly improved cycle count while reducing Raw / WIP
§ Designed, planned logistics (AIAG guidelines) and Implemented (on-progress) on Gen II machined clutch using thermoform trays
§ Identified the critical input factor to solder defects in Gen I Actuator line. Controlled the Sn/Pb sol gel temperature by plotting control charts and reduced defects. Assist in capacity planning and safety
§ Design and development on the consolidation of shipping warehouse with Very Narrow Aisle (VNA) – High Density rack storage system, improving IDL Uptime by 45 min
Package: knowledge on CCR’s to solve In-bound / Out-bound packaging needs
§ Designed Wire baskets for castings (In-bound). Standardized the basket dimension with AIAG guidelines
§ Process developed on visual – Kanban material flow for Flex line Launch – Oct ‘13
§ Resolved expendable packaging infraction for Daimler, GM, Ford, Chrysler and PACCAR
§ Solved packaging needs for John Deere – Isis program. Identified optimal expendable package, coordinated with Staff Engineer (BW & JD). Increased flexibility by suggesting a ring spacer on JD fan returnable rack
Benteler Automotive, Opelika, AL, USA | Controls and Quality Engineering Internship Oct ‘11-Apr ‘12
§ Evaluated proximity sensor location, accuracy and repeatability in welding fixture from zone 1 to 5 for BMW X5 E70 chassis (5402). Drew VSM, location of sensors, locating pins and field bus nodes using AutoCAD 2011
§ PDCA Champion documented Fourteen – 8D Problems to reduce the Downtime and Improve welding Quality in Total assembly Automated (TAA) line. Systematically identified the Bottleneck zones, lead times and excess Inventory in E70 chassis
Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA| Graduate Teaching Assistant Jan ‘10-May ‘11
§ Certified Instructor of Design and Manufacturing Lab; Working knowledge of different measuring instruments and their applications, operating Lathe, Milling, Drilling, Press and CNC machines. Successfully completed two projects and a test for this certification. Familiar with CMM measuring techniques and layout measurements
Maruthi Engineering Private limited, Coimbatore, India | Engineer Jul ‘08-Jun ‘09
§ Developed Bill of Materials for two projects (New Holland Engine head and Ashok Leyland V6 Cylinder) from Design Verification (DV) stage to final product launch
§ Created SOP, PFMEA, and 5 minute supplier Audit form for Nissan fuel line assembly and Ford Engine oil sump. Revised the process, increasing Throughput rate (TPT) from 180 parts to 220 parts per shift
Indoshell Casting Private Limited, Coimbatore, India | Quality Internship Sep ‘07-May ‘08
§ Utilized fishbone Technique to reduce casting blows hole from 10588 to 57 units per day. Performed other function as directed
Lean to Green Engineering – Cummins Energy Saving Project – Auburn University, Auburn, AL Aug ‘10-Dec ‘10
Optimization of heating coils in Molding Die – Indoshell Casting Private limited, Coimbatore, India Aug ‘07-May ‘08
Design and Fabrication of Straddle Milling Fixture- Anna University, Chennai, India Jan ‘07-May ‘07
R package, Python, Linux, JMP, Excel, ToolSim, AutoSched, AutoMod, Level 1 –German, Minitab, Microsoft Access, Project and Office Suite 2012, Master CAM, Inventor, Solid works and Pro-E
Marital status: Married
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