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Kaul Associates Introduction

  1. 1. LeanSigmaKaul & Associates Kaul Associates Management Consultants 30 October 2010
  2. 2. 2LeanSigmaKaul & Associates Our Mission Statement Our Clients’ success is our success. We will enhance their global competitiveness by applying our expertise and knowledge using proven implementation methodologies. We will continue to innovate and provide outstanding service to our Clients.
  3. 3. 3LeanSigmaKaul & Associates Our Capabilities Experience For over 14 years Kaul Associates has assisted several companies to transform their manufacturing processes and enhance their supply chain competitiveness. We bring with us a diverse background and proven business experience to help you achieve significant business results. Knowledge We believe in continuous learning, on-going training and application of innovative state-of-the-art management techniques. Speed We work to understand the distinct needs of each organization, offer custom-made solutions and implement them quickly. Endurance We assist you in developing cross-functional performance measures to monitor and motivate employees in the continuous improvement process.
  4. 4. 4LeanSigmaKaul & Associates Services Offered  Lean Manufacturing Systems — Value stream mapping & Flow — Pull System: Towards fast response and low inventories. — TQM: Towards zero defects. — TPM: Towards zero breakdown/ stoppage. — Cellular Manufacturing.  Supply Chain Management: — Supply Chain Planning using Advanced Planning & Scheduling systems — Supply Chain Execution through a collaborative flow of information, material and cash amongst the trading partners. — Strategic Sourcing and vendor management.
  5. 5. 5LeanSigmaKaul & Associates Services Offered  Six Sigma: — Voice of Customer & Baselining — Process Mapping & Systems Thinking — Process Capability & Control — Failure Mode & Effects Analysis — Design of Experiments — Design for Manufacturability  Reliability/ Robust Engineering: — Failure Mode & Effects Analysis — Root Cause Analysis — Reliability Centred Maintenance — CMMS — Design of Experiments
  6. 6. 6LeanSigmaKaul & Associates List of Clients Client Business/ Product Improvement Initiatives Implemented  Lean Manufacturing  LeanSupply Chain & Logistics  Lean Product Development Customer Support Process Voice of the Customer Voice Of People - Employee Involvement  Lean Manufacturing  Supply Chain Mgt. Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd., Engine Div., Bangalore, India Aero- Engines  Lean Manufacturing DGP Windsor Ltd, Thane & Ahmedabad, India Plastic Processing Machinery  Lean - Pull Premier Polytronics, Coimbatore, India Textile Machinery Accessories  Lean - Make to Order Tata BP Solar, Bangalore, India Solar Panels  Lean - Layout Design BPL Ltd, Bangalore, India Colour Television BPL Sanyo Utilities Ltd., Bangalore, India Washing Machines
  7. 7. 7LeanSigmaKaul & Associates List of Clients Client Business/ Product Improvement Initiatives Implemented Premier Polytronics, Coimbatore, India Textile Machinery Accessories  Lean - Make to Order  Pull System - Heijunka Tata BP Solar, Bangalore, India Solar Panels  Lean - Layout Design  Quality Improvement  Six Sigma  Plant wide Incentive Scheme  Lean Manufacturing  Constraint based Scheduling System Kar Mobiles, Bangalore, India Engine Valves Sulzer Pumps India Ltd. High Performance Pumps Triveni Engg. & Industries Ltd., Bangalore & Mysore, India Steam and Gas Turbines  Lean - Make to Order -cellular layout
  8. 8. 8LeanSigmaKaul & Associates People at KA – Principal Consultant Vinay Kaul (vinay@kaulassociates.com)  Graduate Engineer - Mechanical Engineering from IIT Bombay, India & Post Graduate degree in Machine Tool Technology from IIT Bombay, India.  Founder of Kaul Associates and a person with more than 34 years of experience in the manufacturing field  Started his career as a designer and designed several successful special purpose and fully automatic machines  As Executive Vice President at The Mysore Kirloskar Ltd., led a team of Senior Executives to implement ideas of World Class Manufacturing to gain competitive advantage through superior manufacturing processes. Successfully implemented above at their Hubli plant, producing centre lathes which were sold in highly competitive markets viz. North America, U.K., and South East Asia
  9. 9. 9LeanSigmaKaul & Associates People at KA – Principal Consultant  Visiting faculty at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and Bangalore on Innovations in Manufacturing Management and World Class Manufacturing  Knowledge Domain includes Supply Chain Planning and Execution, Six Sigma Quality, Lean Manufacturing Systems, Employee Involvement and Change Management, Performance Measurement Systems, etc.
  10. 10. 10LeanSigmaKaul & Associates People at KA – Principal Consultant Seshadri Prativadi (seshadri@kaulassociates.com)  Graduate Engineer – Mechanical (Major) from REC, Warangal, India & Graduate Diploma Courses in Mechanical Design from IIT, Chennai, India)  Career covers diverse Engineering and Management responsibilities in various Design, Development, Manufacturing and Quality/ Reliability assurance positions involving Capital Equipment, Custom Engineered Systems, Process Equipment Systems, Precision Machines and high Quality / Reliability, high/ low volume consumer/ OEM products in a technically challenging and competitive business setting  American Society for Quality - Certified Reliability Engineer CRE.  Certified Reliability Centred Maintenance Facilitator– (Global Equipment Reliability – Kodak).
  11. 11. 11LeanSigmaKaul & Associates People at KA – Principal Consultant  Six Sigma Black Belt Practitioner - Kodak  Six Sigma Black Belt Mentor, Trainer - Health Division, Kodak, Oakdale, MN  Six Sigma Black Belt Mentor, Trainer - Kodak – India  Senior Member SME.  US Patents include Moisture Barrier Design for Thin Lithium/ MnO2 Cell and Battery With Metal Foil Coated Plastics Housing
  12. 12. 12LeanSigmaKaul & Associates Integrating Lean & Six Sigma Figure 1: Integrating Lean And Six Sigma Roadmap Lean creates flow while Six Sigma attacks variation. Harness the synergy of Lean and Six Sigma and apply it at the speed of Kaizen, for dramatic improvement.