About santha upadhyayula

  • Experience 4 Years
  • Work Title CI/Supply Chain Analyst
  • Schedules Full Time
  • Qualifications Master’s Degree
  • Type of Work Both
  • Skills Supply Chain
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  • 2019 - 2019
    Northern illinois university

    Research Assistant

    ● Applied Simulated Annealing (SA) approach to minimize the makespan in Hybrid Flow Shop with batch processing machine problem. ● Developed and solved mathematical formulation in commercial solver CPLEX, programmed solution approach code, construction and improvement phases in MATLAB, and compared SA and CPLEX results. ● Identified variation between 2 approaches by conducting statistical analysis on the SA and CPLEX results in Minitab. ● Conducted Design of Experiments on 100 jobs with multiple parameter values and recorded the best approaches for various instances.

  • 2019 - 2019
    Northern illinois university

    Graduate Assistant

    ● Taught AutoCAD Architecture tool to students for designing new facility layout and determining best location for new facilities. ● Oversaw student assignments and graded weekly assignments and final exams for 100+ students each semester. ● Tutored students in AutoCAD Architecture tool and R program, improving student outcomes up to 24%.

  • 2016 - 2017
    NBS MY Manpower Resources Pvt Ltd

    Executive Technical Analyst

    ● Implemented 5S, KPI, SMED, VSM, and kaizen on lean projects to reduce waste, improve quality, and provide greater quality to customers. ● Utilized lean manufacturing, time and motion studies, Six Sigma tools and methodology in the beverage manufacturing excellence initiatives, improving productivity by 5%. ● Applied lean production methods to reduce waste in production process and tracked progress weekly through SMED, Pareto analysis, Fishbone, and DOE to ensure effectiveness of implementation. ● Analyzed data gathered to identify different modulations in the system and assessed where kaizen improvements could be applied.

  • 2014 - 2016
    Genius filters and systems pvt ltd

    Supply chain Analyst

    ● Incorporated SCOR framework in complex system areas of engineering, delivering highest quality to customers. ● Identified new suppliers, generated purchase orders, and created documentation invoices, decreasing production costs by ~10%. ● Collaborated to improve procurement, operations and logistics supply chain efficiency by maintaining balance score cards (BSC-KPI), cutting excessive costs and exceeding forecasted product quality. ● Maintained required inventory materials with “pull and push” supply chain strategies to meet the customer demand. ● Collected data, performed analysis to check variations in supply chain system management, and integrated improvement strategies like CPFR and S&OP in problem areas. ● Participated in 100+ online auctions for private and government oil and air filter contracts, gaining 20+ contracts.

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