Vaibhav Gharat

Vaibhav Gharat

Deputy Senior Manager - Quality Assurance & EHS Management in Hoerbiger India (Gala Precision Technology Pvt. Ltd.)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Current:

    Hoerbiger India (Gala Precision Technology Pvt. Ltd.)

  • Past:

    KLT Automotive & Tubular Products Limited

  • Education:

    B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

Job Experience

Deputy Senior Manager - Quality Assurance & EHS Management

Hoerbiger India (Gala Precision Technology Pvt. Ltd.)

January 2008 to Actually working here

Key Result Areas:
? Responsible for receipt inspection, in-process inspection, final inspection, Customer quality and new product development quality of two plants and four different streams of quality department.
? Managing team of 110 employees
? Reporting to head of Quality Assurance & EHS Management
? Establish and track quality objectives and monitor QMS Compliance, effectiveness and efficiency
? Managed controllable costs to ensure adherence to budget guidelines and expectations
? Reporting performance of the quality system to senior management at MRM
? Managing continuous improvement activities, drive functional strategies, creation, update and consolidation of necessary SOPs, change control
? Organized PPAP submissions to customers, with 100% Hit ratio
? Controlled external quality failures by addressing the root causes of monthly PPM
? Launched and managed IATF 16949 system
? Managing certification audit, customer audits, internal audits
? Managing plans of vendor?s system audit and process audits at supplier/vendor end for validation/ re-validation
? Approve or reject new supplier/vendor, delisting existing supplier/vendor having poor quality track
? Collaborate with other managers to establish strategic plans and objectives
? Support all team in Quality Assurance to ensure ongoing compliance
? Accomplished Human Resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, coaching, and disciplining subordinates
? Work on issues that require in-depth knowledge of business processes and objectives
? Managing IMDS (International Material Data System) Portal as a company representative
? Provide input on performance reviews for all staff within the functional area supervised
? On job trainer for CMM, Smartscope (video measurement machine), Contour, Roughness tester, Hardness Tester, Coating Thickness tester, etc. measuring instruments
? Delivering role of CFT member
? Successfully handled IATF16949 transition phase and achieved IATF16949 certification in year 2018
? Essayed a stellar role to reduce cost of poor quality (COPQ) from 12 to 0.99% and sustained as defined
? System established & streamlined inspection process of NPD quality, serial production quality, measuring and test equipment monitoring
? Streamlined PPAP implementation to the New Product Development process.
? Customer complaints reduction by 36% in year 2018 as compared to year 2017

Engineer - Quality Assurance

KLT Automotive & Tubular Products Limited

October 2005 to January 2008

Key Result Areas:
? Prepared documents of TS and assure the quality of final product are as per specifications
? Generated and maintained a proper monthly rework, rejection and PPM
? Handled operations of quality of in-process and brought-out components as per quality plan
? Performed activities of Cross Functional Team and handled customer complaints related to quality
? Administered daily routine activities such as NOCA-C, PDI Audit and SAP activities of quality department
? Received mid-term increment after 6 months of joining along with confirmation letter & start receiving 30% incentive per month on gross salary
? Actively participated in CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) activities as sub-zone Leader

Trainee Engineer - Operations

Blue Star Limited

October 2004 to September 2005

1) Execution of Production Planning.
2) Man Power Management
Acknowledged with Kaizen Awards
Received certificate & reward for introduced a kaizen for reducing time & ease in working in AHU (product of Blue Star) door fitment due to which door fitment time of AHU is reduced from 30 minutes (02 nos. Manpower x 15 minutes each) to 10 minutes (01 no. Manpower x 10 minutes)
Received another award (certificate & reward) for a kaizen for reducing time & ease in working in channel


B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

Karnataka State?s Open University (KSOU) (India)

July 2010 to August 2013

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Government Polytechnic, Thane (India)

July 2001 to July 2004




IT skills





MS Office


Other Skills

Deputy Senior Manager Control Plan CAPA 8D Corrective Action APQP FMEA MSA SPC PPAP Lean Six Sigma Root Cause Analysis Product Audit Plant Quality ISO 9001 TS 16949 IATF 16949 Quality Control Quality Assurance QMS implementation QA/QC Manager QMS Lead Auditor

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Career Goals

To put 100% successful efforts to achieve each goal of my organization and become part of top brass of organization

Industries of interest

Areas of interest

Availability to travel and work outside the city


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