Ananth Kulkarni
Global rank:
4,148 / 43,686
Skill pts: 6

About

20 years of experience in the field of FMCG plastic product design, CAD/CAM, injection moulds specially for brush industry.IMPA-C certified project management, customer/supplier relationship. In depth knowledge of Moulds and Machinery related to brush industry viz.Toothbrushes, Industrial and household brushes

Experience

  • Head of Project Management ZAHORANSKY Moulds And Machines Pvt. Ltd · Full-time Aug 2015 – Nov 2019 4 yrs 3 mos Coimbatore, TN, India Directed overall machine building operations facility consisting of 50+ employees. Taken over day-to-day management of the whole team as substitute to MD who is operating from Germany. Established KPIs, Operating goals, Clear work flows thru ERP, Productivity improvements, Cost reduction thru localized manufacturing / cutting imports. Single point of contact for customers/suppliers for escalation and all techno-commercial queries. Day-to-Day monitoring of projects thru project management team together with Design, Procurement, QC and Assembly (DDS Meetings). Weekly net meetings with MD to report the progress and ask for assistance if required. Travelled to HQ on various agendas to implement best practices. Performance analysis and appraisal report of whole staff according to skill matrix and report to MD.
  • Manager - Design ZAHORANSKY Moulds And Machines Pvt. Ltd · Full-time Apr 2009 – Jul 2015 6 yrs 3 mos Coimbatore, TN, India • Plan and Manage day to day activities of design department of 8 members.
    • Guide and advice the designers on day-to-day basis on design concepts.
    • Analyze and implement the ideas to reduce costs and increase efficiency.
    • Check and approve the 3D and 2D drawings mould designs and NC tool paths.
    • Define and implement the Tool path optimization measures to save CNC time.
    • Study and plan the training needs of designers.
    • Performance analysis and appraisal of designers.
    • Handle own design projects (Mainly for German HQ)

Education

  • Government Tool Room and Training Centre Diploma in Tool & Die Making, Plastic Mould Design, Product Design, A 1995 – 1999
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Languages

Kannada Native or bilingual proficiency

Hindi Full professional proficiency

English Full professional proficiency

Tamil Limited working proficiency

German Limited working proficiency

Location

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India