May 2009 - Present (12 years 5 months)
Sales, marketing, finance, day to day operations for yard management, warehousing and finished vehicle logistics business all over India.
Our customers include, but are not limited to: John Deere, CNH Industrial, Manitou, JCB, Renault Nissan, Volvo cars, Volkswagen, Mercedes Benz, etc.
Feb 2009 - Present (12 years 8 months)
Transport Solutions of India (TSI) was founded in January 2006 in Chakan MIDC, Pune India.
We are a truly global, complete road transportation solutions provider, bringing in more innovative, safe and quality solutions to the country. We achieve our vision by bringing in the best available technologies worldwide through different collaborations and partnerships
We are commitment to process and quality the company certified as an ISO 9001 and TS-16949 compliant company
Also TSI has got awarded the “Truck Application Builder of the Year” Award at Apollo CV 2012 Awards and most the Mahindra Transport Excellence Awards in the 2013 Awards
We have joint ventures with the following:
Lohr, France for manufacture of Car and Motor cycle Carriers, Truck Carriers, Defence equipment. www.lohr.fr
Mosolf, Germany for Stock Yard Management, Transport & Logistics. www.mosolf.in
HLM, Holland for manufacture of Cold Storage / Cold Chain Panels, Refrigerated Vans, Ambulances, etc. www.hlm.co.in
Director of Design and Engineering
New York, NY
Aug 2007 - Nov 2008 (1 year 3 months)
Also, Director of Hamilton’s joint venture in factory located at New Delhi, India.
(www.hamiltondeco.com) Responsibilities included:
• Monitor day to day manufacturing, discuss manufacturing issues, designs, order hardware etc.
• Design & engineer cast bronze hardware and CNC machined hardware for home &
commercial projects for developers (Related) and stores (Tory Burch)
• Design home hardware (knobs, levers, bath accessories) for new catalog.
• Supervise assistant designer, assign day to day tasks and redline drawings daily.
Garden City, NY
Oct 2005 - Aug 2007 (1 year 10 months)
Design & engineering for wide array of consumer products including bath-ware, kitchenware, cutlery & cutting boards, bake ware & cookware, pantry ware & spices and tabletop accessories
(www.lifetimebrands.com) Brands include Kitchen Aid, Farberware, :USE, CusineArt, etc.
New York, NY
Jan 2001 - Sep 2005 (4 years 8 months)
Design & engineering high end custom home & cabinet hardware such as handles, levers, escutcheon plates, knobs, hinges, coat hooks etc. (www.nanz.com, www.brusso.com)
• Commonize 80% of core construction parts, set template standards for designing all products
• Supply factory machinists accurate drawings in real time as per new current design standards
• Trouble shoot designs and manufacturing issues with machinists
• Assist Project Managers with design concerns, custom designs, answer client inquiries
• Basic trouble shooting & networking of computers (45 Macs & PC’s) and intercom system
• Design modules for data base management software- Filemaker Pro to:
a) Improve efficiency of orders manufactured, procurement of raw material by over 70%
b) Break individual item assemblies into component parts as per bill of materials
c) Calculate in real time bar stock for orders in system
Freelance Designer / Engineer
Dec 2003 - Nov 2004 (11 months)
Kayak Pro, Inc, L.I., NY -
(1 year) Design, engineering & outsourcing manufacturing of Kayaking gym machine and accessories.
Coordinating drawings & details with vendors in Delhi & Mumbai, India (www.kayakpro.com )
Richmond Tile and Bath
Staten Island, NY
Dec 2001 - Oct 2002 (10 months)
Setting up Domus3D data base & 3D program for bathroom & kitchen design & designing templates for products.
Nov 2000 - Mar 2001 (4 months)
Worked on variety of custom design projects from design to supervising their manufacture.Clients included Robert Indiana, Frank Gehry, etc.
Aug 1999 - Jun 2000 (10 months)
Supervised and led a team of seven Resident Advisors as their primary administrator in planning and managing hall programs, hall council, safety & maintenance aspects of the hall.
Developed & facilitated team building exercises in training leadership skills in RA’s
Industrial Design Intern
Jul 1999 - Aug 1999 (1 month)
Designed interiors for American Overland Express.
Selected color schemes for the Caltrans Train
Aug 1996 - Jul 1998 (1 year 11 months)
Engineering Research Center
(2 years) > Design Engineer for select trim, fitment and sheet metal parts (interior items e.g. latches, seats, dashboards, rear view mirrors, etc.) for ‘Tata Small Car- INDICA’ India's first indigenously designed & manufactured passenger car. Work involved design, manufacturing, testing the performance, confirming to EEC & ECE regulations & proving designs after fitment trials on prototype vehicles. All designs and simulation done using ‘CATIA’ software.
Jan 1996 - Jul 1996 (6 months)
Production Engineering Division
Generated software for Automatic Draw Die Design, using programming application of EUCLID-3 by Matra Datavision, Italy. Designed a flow diagram for suggestion to the Bureau of
Indian Standards Committee
Jul 1994 - Dec 1994 (5 months)
Sheet Metal Tool Design Dept.
Design, manufacture and tryout a ‘Two Stage Piercing & Part Off Progressive Die’ for TATA Sumo (LCV) that went into production Design of Form Die for TATA Sierra Mark II (LCV)