Kannan Venkatasamy

C E O at GK Industrial park Tiruchirapalli, India | Product Management
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Current Companies:
Past Companies:
  • Aerospace, Business Strategy, Infrastructure/Power/Energy
Business cards:   14 Business cards received
Contacts:   4 Contacts

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Summary: Over 13+ yrs. of automotive and engineering domain experience that include project management (PMO), people leadership, 6 sigma process improvement & technical role. I bring in experience in operations, HR transformation with emphasis on the following key competencies.
• Functional experience include current role as CEO of GK Industrial park and as an ex.Head of PMO & power train division for an engineering service industry.HR staffing,policies, Market compensation fitment, Training need analysis, Quality process excellence, Strategic Business Development are few roles I was instrumental in bringing in a positive change.
• Leadership & coach role for a FEA analysis & performance team of 19 plus 6- sigma project sponsorship & green belt role in bringing in key process improvement initiatives and migrations.
• Technical design lead role for automotive engine component & system design, Diesel engine & vehicle cycle simulation, test optimization role apart from sheet metal fabrication, process & production role..

What do I have to offer (Haves): Automotive business, HR consultancy, compensation, Infrastructure management..

What do I seek (Wants):  Seek potential Clients to set up a mechanical/ manufacturing base at GK Industrial park, Trichy.

Kannan Venkatasamy's Profile Overview

Current Company C E O at GK Industrial Park
Industry : Manufacturing/Industrial
Department: Sales / Business Development,

Past Company Head - PMO, Marketing, at Pricol Technologies
Industry : Automobiles
Department: Product Management, from from Jul 2007 till Sep 2008

Job Description : Responsible for project management function for CAE, CAD, CFD and NPD domain supporting US, European clients in terms of delivery, process, quality and procedures.

Implemented Sales force and On-demand tools for managing marketing function. Responsible for bringing in market based compensation and other HR initiatives.. Engineering Supervisor at Caterpillar India Private Limited
Industry : Manufacturing/Industrial
Department: Product Management, from from Apr 2006 till Jul 2007

Job Description : To lead a team of 17 Analysts, supporting Engineering Analysis and performance function for worldwide caterpillar facilities and BU’s .Role include managing people, process, projects, Profitable growth and infrastructure with embedded 6 sigma approach. To be a part of the team in developing Business strategy, goal alignment, Critical Success factor (CSF).Role also includes Marketing, people development, mentoring and performance appraisal.. Lead Engineer at General Electric Inc
Industry : Oil/Energy
Department: Creative / Design, from from Jul 2004 till Mar 2006

Job Description : Design and development of Components and Engine systems for a locomotive Diesel Engine.
Simulation, modelling of Engine components and performance features.
Green belt project in determining Labseal leak rate using FNS /Patron...and optimising for minimum flow....DOE of 2500 runs
Cost effective design - Productivity.
Use of 6 sigma tool and Lean mapping techniques for DOE, DFSS, DFR projects and Engineering processes.
New concept proposals and Toll gate review on Design improvements.. Manager - Product engineering at Tata Cummins
Industry : Automobiles
Department: Product Management, from from Jun 2002 till May 2004

Job Description : To develop Diesel Engines for Automotive applications viz Trucks in 10 to 35 tons GVW.segment..Tata Motors....with Cummins Engines.
To optimise performance for meeting Emission norms for Euro 2/3 compliance.Performance Analysis and use of testing tools to optimise torque curves and Emission modes.
Simulation of Engine - vehicle configuration for fuel economy and efficiency.Engine cycle simulation to predict Mode wise Emissions.. Asst. Engineer - R&D at Simpson & Co Limited
Industry : Automobiles
Department: Research & Development, from from Oct 1997 till Jun 2002

Job Description : To design , develop and productionise Diesel Engines for Tractors and LCVS.
To perform and optimise Engines meeting Emission norms.
To conceive, initiate , develop, design, install and commision a New R&D centre with 6 Test beds and Test rigs.. ENgineer - Process planning at Proteck Circuits and Systems Pvt. Ltd.
Industry : Engineering
Department: Manufacturing / Packaging, from from Jun 1995 till Oct 1997

Job Description : To jobshop schedule and productionize Sheet metal fabrication unit and CNC Machining centre.
Developed a New OR Technique for producing sheet metal fab process.

Educational Information ME/M.Tech at Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai ( IIT Chennai )
from Jan 1999 till Jan 2000
BE/B.Tech at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore
from May 1991 till Mar 1995

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