Partner – Lean Consulting
Venkataramani (Ramani) has over 3 decades of making a significant difference in various business processes and is a former Head of Operations of Engineering Design services for a world’s largest earth moving equipment manufacturer. (Caterpillar Inc., USA).
Has led several functions and implemented 6 Sigma, LEAN and business transformation initiatives across the Asia-Pacific region. He is also former “Think Tank” leader to evaluate and develop strategies for Caterpillar in the Asia Pacific Region. He is passionate about creating significant profits through the application of future technologies and unique methodologies.
- Pioneered in setting up Shared Services Centres for accounting, finance and HR
- Developed Innovative Silver Brazing Solutions.
- Speaker at International Shared Services Conferences
- Written articles on applications of 6 Sigma and LEAN in non-traditional areas with an eye for enabling technologies.
- Significant improvements through innovative Inventory Management
- Experience in Manufacturing of Castings, Non – Metallic, Fabrications, Metal Joining, Surface Treatments for components, Supplier Management and Quality Management
- Worked in Accounting and Finance, Human Resources, SAP deployment, Business Transformation and Product & Process Engineering in Singapore, India and other South Asian countries.
Area of Expertise
- Manufacturing & Engineering Processes
- Engines and Earth moving equipment manufacturing
- Business Strategies
- 6 Sigma & LEAN Value Creation
- Organizational Design
- Business Transformations
- Delighting Customers – Paving the Road to Success – Disney Institute, Hong Kong
- Accelerated Leadership –Indian School Of Business, India
- 6 Sigma Black Belt and Master Black Belt
- LEAN Black Belt & Master Black Belt
- Certified Leadership Coach from Alexander Consulting, USA
- B.E. (Mechanical Engineering ) – Bangalore University, India
- M.S (Engineering Management ) – BITS, Pilani, India
- BiMBA (Beijing International MBA) – Peking University, Beijing, China
- PGDM, PGDFM – IGNOU, India