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Mahesh Hegde

Trainer and Consultant

Six Sigma
+91 9890211678

Qualifications & Certifications

B.E.(Mechanical) Sir.M.Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology-Bangalore
Certified Six Sigma Black Belt from American Society for
Quality (ASQ) and & Trainer for ASQ Black Belts
Qualified Trainers from Renault Nissan Institute-France on
System Production Renault.
Lead Auditor & trainer for Lead Auditors - ISO 9001 &
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Prof.Washio Dr.Amasaka
Dr.Mikel Harry
(Ex.GM Toyota Japan)
Renowned TQM GURU 6 Consultant to GE

TQM in Manufacturing & New Product development -

Prof.Washio (Deming Award Winner - Japan)

Toyota Production System Dr.Amasaka (Ex.GM Toyota Japan),

Motorola University & Indian Experts (trainers & practitioners)

Six Sigma Black Belt Mind Pro Videos - Dr.Mikel Harry (Godfather of
Six Sigma, Founder of Motorola University & Consultant to Jack Welch -)

Advanced Statistical Tools : Prof.Shu Yamada & Indian Experts

Design for Six Sigma & SSGB Motorola University

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Deming Award Winner Dr.Nakajo
Successor of Prof.Ishikawa Member Deming Committee - Director JSQC

TQM General, Daily Management, Problem Solving

- Prof.Hitoshi Kume (Deming Award Winner , Author popular TQM books )

Human Error Prevention, QCC, Policy Management

- Prof.Nakajo (Chou University Japan)

Policy Management, Deming Journey, TQM philosophy

-Mr. N.Ramanathan (Ex. President SRF, Mentor for many leading organizations)

TRIZ Darell Mann (Author of Hands on Systematic Innovation )

Work Station Standardization Renault Nissan Institute - France
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Guest speaker for quality month during 2009 to 2016
Mahindra Farm Division - Kandivalli
Mahindra Auto Division - Kandivalli
Tata Motors Ltd Lucknow, Jamshedpur
Mahindra Vehicle Manufactures Limited (MVML)

Papers presented in international quality conferences

International Conference on Quality at Tokyo Oct-2014 Solving potential Problems
using effective process FMEAs
Asian Network of Quality
Building culture of following standards & developing operator skill using dexterity
SPC in process industry- Oct-2010
DOE tools in Casting Alucast-2015
Proactive Approach to Achieve Defect Free Product at NIQR Chennai- June-2016
Six Sigma a breakthrough improvement Alucast -2017

Jury Member for Quality Project assessment

RPG group - 2011 Former Organizing committee member
MIQ PGDQM 2011 & 2012 of Indian Society for Quality (ISQ)
conference & Competitions
Honda Supplier Club West 2012
MYB and MGB for M&M supplier for 2010,
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
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Sr.Leaders training on Quality
-Involved in training Sr. Leadership team including Directors, CEOs,
Presidents, COOs, Vice Presidents, GMs of various OEM or Tier 1

- Working on improvement in key result indicators and process indicators

by creating subject matter experts within organization and facilitating
projects by involving leadership team

TQM mentoring:
- Guiding group of companies to implement TQM with various bench mark
practices of Daily Work Management, Proactive approaches in NPD,
Problem Solving, SOP, Human Error Prevention, FMEA etc

-Guiding companies during Deming journey to implement some of the key

elements of TQM.

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Problem Solving
-Developed customized template for problem solving covering best aspects of Japanese QC
story, DMAIC and various problems solved. Customized problem solving approaches for
warranty problem solving.
-Integrated various problem solving tools (more than 200) Shainin Tools, Classical DOE Tools,
Statistical Tools etc with clear guideline when to apply which tool

FMEA : Developed new way of making process FMEA, linking Human error prevention
Principles, Cause Analysis Table, Iashikawa, Past Trouble data base control plan which results
to 1000 + recommended actions to industry when applied by CFT. Developed software
integrating all together

Daily Management : Developed benchmark templates for daily management and structured
approach for implementation.

SOP / WI : Considering various practices of SOP, developed key elements that should be part
of SOP, Guidelines for preparing best in class SOP and Approaches to train people follow SOP

Dexterity / Operator skill development: Approach to determine knowledge and skill using
operation requirement table, dexterity and on the job training method creation, skill
evaluation methods etc.

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Problem Solving using 6 Sigma
Guiding CFT to solve chronic problems in Six Sigma or QC story approach
using QC tools, Statistical tools & Design of Experiments.
Automotive OEMs and Tier 1 Companies for chronic defect reduction
including Supplier, Internal & Warranty problems.
Guided more than 500 Six Sigma Projects in Automotive OEMs
Implementation of ISO/TS Core tools :
Developing competency with CFT to practice FMEA, MSA, SPC, APQP,
PPAP with true sprit and strengthening quality systems.
Implementation of Total Quality Management
Guiding organization towards Deming Journey, Bringing overall cultural
change by practicing Japanese TQM methods throughout the
Daily Work Management
Bringing the systematic approach in day to day activity by developing
standards and bringing the culture of following standards.
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Customized module for Senior, Middle and Junior management
Trained more than 10,000 people on various Quality Management methods and tools in
India and overseas including people of Senior Management (VP, Directors & CEOs) in last 14
years of training & consulting experience.

Developed specialized tools and methods.

Involved in training the trainers on advanced topics in Quality.

Developed unique training modules (demonstrations, case studies,

exercises, videos, post program implementations, shopfloor guidance)

Includes implementation aspects.

Conducts various workshops in the filed of quality. Which involves

training and learning by actually doing
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Define Objectives and Implement Learning.
Deliverable s of Training.

Application of learning
Take faculty support during
Before Training

Identify relevant people. application. D

Customize the module to suit Review of Progress & support by
objective. management for implementation.

Decide the date of training and Review &of progress Guidance for
implementation review, implementation by faculty.
Communicate relevant people
Evaluate the results & Benefits of

Measure Results
Pre-Test implementation
During Training

Session with practical examples, Evaluate Training effectiveness

D (Results of application, feedback from
Participants & mentors, pre-post test)

Discussion on implementation.
Award certificate for successful
implementation, Sponsor for higher level
Post-Test. programs, Horizontal deployment, A
Implement improvement points in
subsequent programs
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Training focuses on focus on theory Theory + Practical exercises included

Training ends in class room Guidance while implementing

Application of learning not verified Application is compulsory and verified

Results of the application not Result gets monitored


Competency enhanced for all relevant

Competency developed to one person people in organization.

No Systematic Competency Step by Step Competency Development

Development from one level to next level

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Problem Solving: Six Sigma Black Belt ASQ Black Belt Certification,
Green & Yellow Belt includes project, Basic level tools like 7 QC tools
Design of Experiments: Shainin Tools, Factorial & Taguchi Includes
training + project facilitation for process optimization and problem solving
Daily Management: Training and facilitation
Work Station Standardization: Sr.Management + implementation
Core tools: FMEA, MSA, SPC, APQP, PPAP Practical Workshops with
advanced level.
Lean manufacturing: Detailed Programs with project facilitation to
practitioners including various lean tools.

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Total 17 years experience with 14 Years in training and consulting on TQM,
Six Sigma, ISO/TS initial 3 years in shop floor quality in the area of QC, QA &
Cross Functional experience in implementing Quality Management.

Independent counselor & trainer since Nov-2010

From 2006 to 2010 :
Trainer at MIQ (Corp.Centre of M&M Ltd) helped Mahindra group companies to
implement best practices in the area of TQM.
Working closely with Indian and Japanese TQM experts
As a subject matter expert, assisted ACC cement plants to implement MSA &
SPC to come up with improvement actions
As a program manager & faculty for Post Graduate Diploma in Quality
Management (PGDQM) at MIQ contributed to design, deliver and improve the
Developed unique modules including MYB, MGB, DOE, LSSGB, SPC, MSA,
FMEA, GPS etc at MIQ
From 2004 to 2006
As a consultant supported 15 companies to achieve ISO/TS16949 which
includes Major Automotive OEMs and TIER 1 Suppliers during 2004 to 2006
Involved in training and implementation of Lean projects.
From 2001 to 2004 : Worked in QA at shop floor & Cross functional experience in
implementation of Quality Management
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Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd - Auto & Farm Sector (2010 to till date)
Nashik, Kandivalli, Igatputi, Zahirabad, Haridwar, Nagpur etc. Various
competency developments, cultural change and advanced level programs including
project support.
100% Green Belt training and project facilitation across Mahindra Automotive
sector plants since 2010. Facilitated more than 300 Green Belt Projects
including various warranty problems and internal rejections.

Mahindra Institute of Quality - Nasik Training competency building, Post

Graduate Diploma in Quality Management, Six Sigma Black Belt etc (2010 to till date).

Mahindra Supplier Organizations (Tier 1 & Tier 2) - Trainer for various

modules for suppliers including DWM, Human Error Prevention, Problem solving
Yellow, Green & Black Belts, Certified Quality Engineers.
More than 400 projects completed Yellow Belt and Green Belt Level

Ashok Leyland Limited : Facilitation for Worldclass FMEA implementation

across all plants. Facilitated FMEA successfully as a part of Deming Journey for
Pantnagar plant. Currently facilitating for all other plants

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Ceat Tyres Ltd : Customized programs on FMEA, MSA, SPC, Problem solving to
support in alignment with TQM journey. (2011 to till date)
Facilitated implementation of FMEA, MSA, SPC and problems solving projects

Tata Steels Ltd : Customized programs on Six Sigma Green Belt, FMEA, MSA,
DOE for Managers & Department Heads. (2011 to till date)

Tata Motors Ltd Customized Training Qstar Programs including Six Sigma Green
Belt for Sr.Managers & Divisional Managers (2011-2013) Black Belt training and
Facilitation since -2015 till date

Glenmark : Customized program for Sr.Management and application oriented

programs like DOE in Pharma Industry (2012 to till Date)

Force Motors Limited Training and facilitating in solving chronic internal and
warranty problems using six sigma. (2013 to till date)

Aditya Birla Group: Training on QC tools and DWM. Since April-2016

TOTAL Oil company Dubai-Customized modules since 2015

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