Harpuneet S

Executive Vice President


Executive Vice President

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Summary Highly accomplished, forward thinking Executive with proven track record of leading /managing design / manufacturing / industrialization/ operations teams in the field of Technology Development, Advanced Packaging, Product Design, New Product Introduction and Manufacturing with special emphasis for active alignment. Leading Operational Excellence teams using lean manufacturing and Six-Sigma tools. To expand upon my design, manufacturing & custom supply chain development experience in a position that requires growth (organic & bottom line), problem solving abilities, value based leadership, manufacturing excellence and custom supply chain development. Successfully delivered breakthrough results for Technology development and product commercialization (Flip Chip Technology for image sensors and high volume manufacturing of camera modules). * Experienced in achieving Manufacturing / Operational Excellence involving Design, Advanced packaging, Industrialization & manufacturing of Opto-Electrical-Mechanical sub systems using active alignment for a vast variety of products. Developing advanced image sensor, laser system packaging solutions. Managing Design centers and Engineering Operations in multiple locations / continents. Managed design centers in 8 locations in US, Europe and Asia with more than 400 engineers. * Managed engineering operations in Asia (China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Japan, India). Leading team of over 1200 engineers. * Implemented DFT (Demand Flow Technology) using Kanban and Six-Sigma tools to achieve cycle time reduction by 40%, space reduction by 60% and inventory turn improvement from 3 to 16. Developed process controls to collect process / product data at appropriate nodes to enable automated analytics and feedback loops using MES system like: Datasweep, Flex-Flow etc. Accomplishments: and grew the business to a capacity of 3 million modules per month by Feb 2004. 2 * Spearheaded module design, supplier development, process development, equipment selection and installation, business development and customer service disciplines at start up stage. * Helped VPT achieve revenue run rate of US$ 1 billion per annum by 2009. Accomplishment 2008 - 2011 * Start up of camera modules business unit within Flextronics.