Tikoo D

Director - 19 Years of Experience - Near 98087


Project Manager


Lynnwood, WA

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Experienced Project Manager with over 18 years of experience, initially in Manufacturing environment and having spent last eight years in executing high dollar value engineering projects with a 100% success rate. Aspire to obtain a Senior Management position in Project Management environment at a Company where I can use my strong analytical, detail oriented and industrial engineering skills to efficiently manage projects by reducing costs, and lead times, and by improving upon the currently existing processes. Corporate Experience TSI, Lynnwood, WA Senior Project Manager June 10 - Present * Administer projects to Project Managers from their point of conception through to closing * Responsible for raising RFQs detailing technical specifications, delivery times and other relevant information * Contract negotiation with suppliers. Comparison of tenders includes technical negotiations, negotiations for terms of payment, schedule and price etc. along with the Purchasing Manager * Interaction with other departments like Purchasing for updates on outsourced work and with Accounts regarding approval of incoming invoices and balancing outgoing ones with milestones to be delivered * Reviewed the contract details and transferred the customer requirements into engineering specifications * Detailed engineering analysis and design of the equipment, mostly rotary equipment, industrial dryer systems, ducting, conveyors, live-bottoms, airlocks, fans, burners, combustion tubes, bins, etc. as per the specifications * Maximize the overall profitability of the projects, balance the budget and maintain a positive cash flow on the projects * Supervision of installation at the customers' site and commissioning of the equipment ensuring its working as per the requirements * Expedite or lean out the critical path of the project under hand to bring it under schedule * Risk analysis of the critical tasks and trouble-shooting for efficient system functioning * Developing new wood drying processes, i.e., Torrefaction of dry wood * Responsible for change carrying out the change control on a project interacting with all the relevant stake holders so that it has minimum adverse impact on the budget and schedule and creates minimum friction among the stake holders involved M-E-C Company Neodesha, KS Project Engineer June 07 - June 10 * Generated and checked drawings * Estimated and procured different steels, bearings, gear boxes, motors, etc * Done system sizing, specified equipments to be procured * Requested vendor quotes as per the equipment specifications BPL Display Devices Ltd. New Delhi, India Asst. Manager - Process Engineering July 97 - July 05 * Developed standard operating procedures for thin film coating manufacturing processes, and monitored coating material quality for manufacturing acceptability in the manufacture of color picture tubes * Approved and developed new luminescent materials like phosphors, lacquer and other coating agents from Toshiba, LWB, Osram Sylvania, Irico etc * Optimized the display performance of the monitors through optimization of the phosphors and by fine tuning the manufacturing processes/systems * Skilled in glass etching, photolithography, ultra-violet stripe formation and luminescent phosphor coating * Developed new processes fashioned after DMADV (Define, Measure, Analyze, Design, and Verify) tool and simplified/up-graded currently existing processes using DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) tool * Exercised the frequent use of the quality control tools like Fishbone diagram, Pareto analysis, Histograms and Control charts in process trouble-shooting of coating processes * Charted and issued Engineering Instructions to fall in line with the process indices * Made Operational Control Procedures and Environmental Management Programs for different coating processes * Worked extensively on TPM projects aimed to increase productivity by Kaizens, Jishu Hozen Value Stream Mapping and other lean tools * Production planning for carrying out production continuously at maximum yields and trouble shooting for improving the process yields by reducing process defects * Developed new product variant, starting from product architecture definition and project planning, through conceptual and system level design and prototype development and successful transfer to high volume manufacturing Sulzer Hydro New Delhi, India Graduate Engineer Trainee - Projects Nov 96 - Jun 97 * Assisted group projects involving installation of mini and micro hydro turbines * Responsible for checking and correcting AutoCAD drawings * Involved with installation of power plants using Kaplan and Francis turbines Projects handled * Delivered a wood pellet plant worth $28M. Instrumental in increasing profitability * Working on a project worth $54M with a very healthy CPI >1 * Re-used raw material from a level of 0% to 60% usage level at BPL. Lead to a cost saving of $60,000 annually * Reduced raw material (like phosphors, aluminum, and graphite) cost through alternate sourcing/indigenization and value engineering at BPL. Lead to a cost saving of approximately $ 60,000 annually