Gopal Krishna K.R.

Gopal Krishna K R has over 18 years of successful career in Design, Manufacturing, Processing, & Service organisations. He holds Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Bachelors Degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from University of Mysore & Pursuing MBA in Operations.

GK started his career in 1993 with Reliance Engineers as Process / Quality Engineer. Later, pursued career in Motherson Sumi Electric Wires, Hical Magnetics, Solectron Centum & at Tyco Electronics Bangalore as an Operations Manager before engaged himself as “Full Time Lean Six Sigma Practitioner” at DK Somaiya & Associates.

GK is enriched with hands on experience in Six Sigma Green Belt, Operational Lean-Six Sigma Black Belt, TQM, ISO 9001, QS 9000, ISO/TS 16949, ISO 14001, OSHAS 18001, RoHS, IPC A-610D, IPC A -600F, ANSI/ESD 20 -20, etc.,

His successful involvement  in the corporate world includes:

* Customer Support Interface in final clearance of the products.

* Lead 8 Quality Circles from Motherson Sumi Bangalore & Hosur Operations to national level and got recognized in debut as best new QC & Runers-up at national level Quality Circle Competition held at New Delhi in year 2002.

* Lead New Product Development team in setting up Quality function & Technology Transfer from ABB USA & NOKIA UK to India for 200+ New Products Developments.

* Implementation of QMS/EMS, Quality Circles, Process Improvement through Shainin DOE / Six Sigma / Lean Manufacturing.

* Transformation of Traditional Manufacturing System towards Lean Manufacturing System @ Tyco Electronics Power Systems Bangalore, as a result, increase of production plant capacity by 300 % in record time of 6 months.

GK has been practicing Lean Manufacturing & Six Sigma since 2004, in various industry segments like,

* Operational– Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical, Processing, Assembly, Precision Engineering, Fabrication, etc.,

* Transactional – Scientific Journal Publishing.

Implementing 7S, Corporate Training, Process / Quality Improvement. Setting-up New Layouts, Setting-up Warehouse, Value Stream Mapping / Design, Built in Quality for robust process, etc., Initiated 100+ QC Circles in three organizations, are some of his recent achievements.