Mr. K. Chandrasekhar is a B. Tech from IIT, Madras. He joined Tata Motors in 1974 as a graduate engineer trainee. His experience of more than 36 years covers the range of Automotive Manufacturing Practices - from foundries (grey/nodular iron and aluminium), vendor development and supplier quality, machine shops (engine and transmissions) & press shops to vehicle assembly and testing.
Apart from technical competencies in the above-mentioned areas, he has proven capabilities in resource management and leadership development. He has effectively handled over 300 engineers and staff. He was also responsible for implementation of the Tata Business Excellence Model (TBEM) for the enterprise processes.
He superannuated in June 2011 as Quality Head (CVBU-Commercial Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors Pune).
He is currently Senior Technical Advisor,UDAY PRIDE -UNIDO-DHI-ACMAYoj,a partnership Program for upgradation of small and medium-sized automotive component manufacturers in India. This program assists in facilitating their inclusion into national, regional and global supply chains.
It also helps meeting relevant supply chain requirements with regard to quality, cost, and delivery, energy efficiency and environmental management standards.
He headed a delegation of ACMA counsellors to Toyota, Japan to get a first-hand idea of the “Toyota Production System” and how this is extended to suppliers to Toyota.
MR. K Chandrasekhar