Ashwin Bhatia


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Ashwin Bhatia


Sr Manager


Enterprising professional with nearly 21 years of experience across Quality Management Systems, Project

Management, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing Process Optimization, Global Sourcing & Vendor Management in

Automotive & Consumer Good Industries.

 Presently associated with Electrolux Major Appliances – Sweden as Sr. Manager & Lead Auditor – Global

Supplier Quality & Development .

 A cross cultural exposure of vendor Management across the supplier base in SEA, India, China and Korea.

 Vendor development for Product Realization Cycle: Vendor Risk Assessment-audits-Selection-Development-Process

Optimization-Process Approval-Part Approval.

 Skills in optimization of Manufacturing & Operational Processes across the assignment achieving high productivity,

cost savings and minimizing performance bottlenecks.

 Led efforts towards reducing service call rate rejection from 5.6% to 4.5% (2016), 4.5 % to 3.9% (2017)

 Led Six Sigma Green Belts projects resulted saving of 75K USD/annum in Warranty Cost, Process Optimization & Part

Quality improvement.

 Developed critical components for washing machine with savings of 3 million USD/annum, refrigerator parts that

recorded savings of 5 million USD/annum and Oven & Gas Hobs parts that registered savings of 2.5 million


 Significant exposure in Cost analysis & Reduction tools i.e. Cost Modeling, DFM (Design for Manufacturing), Process

Optimizations, Value Analysis & Engineering

 Experience in developing & streamlining Quality & Environmental Management systems with proven capability to

enhance operational effectiveness & meeting organizational Objectives

 In-depth knowledge of QA tools like APQP, PPAP, FMEA, SPC, MSA, Kaizens, 5S, TPM,TQM, Problem Solving

 Conceptualizing, evaluating, deploying and managing Organizational Objectives.

 Exposed to working in ERP environment, aquatinted with (SAP R/3) MM module, QlikView (QES-Quality Evaluation

System), Team Center (PLM-Product Lifecycle Management), Ariba (ISS-Integrated Sourcing Solution) SLM (Supplier

Lifecycle Management) module, in providing of operational, managerial & strategic solutions for enterprises.

 An effective communicator & strong leadership with excellent relationship management with people across different

cultures & countries with in the organization & Supplier base.

Certification Level

Six Sigma Green Belt

Certification Year


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