Haridas S P Acharya

2016-08-08

Bengaluru Area, IndiaMechanical or Industrial Engineering

Current Creative Synergies Group

Previous Wipro Technologies, National Aerospace Laboratories, Canara Lighting Industries Ltd

Education Bangalore University

Summary

:22 Plus years of experience in Engineering Design Services of Mechanical Engineering Design, F E Analysis and Plant Engineering.


Managing Energy Business Unit Offering Plant Engineering services with a Multi Discipline Teams with Piping, Mechanical, Civil/Structural, Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls.


Experience in Heavy Engineering, Industrial Automation and Automotive Industries in the field of Plant Engineering, Product Development, Benchmarking, Predictive Engineering, Design & Analysis projects. Experience in Crash & Safety, NVH, Durability, Static, Dynamic Analysis Projects.


:2 years of experience in Aerospace industry as structural analyst worked on Fuselage Structural analysis of 14 seater aircraft in NAL.


:2+ years of experience in Manufacturing domain of Renewable Energy systems, Solar and Lighting Industries


:Managed large programs and larger team in Engineering Design Services.


:Responsible for Strategic Business Units, Client Management, Delivery, Business metrics, P & L of respective BU's.


:Managed CAE Competency for Automotive, Heavy Engineering & Aerospace projects.


:Undergone several Corporate Leadership Programs 


:Undergone trainings in Lean & Six Sigma

Experience


General Manager -B.U.Head: Energy & Heavy Engineering (Off-HighwayVehicles,Rail,Ship,Industrial)

Creative Synergies Group

May 2011 – Present (5 years 4 months)Bengaluru Area, India

Creative Synergies Group is an Engineering Design Services company delivering Engineering Excellence Worldwide. 


CSG’s services include End-to-End Product Design and Development, Manufacturing Engineering, Computer Aided Engineering/Analysis and Knowledge-Based-Engineering.


CSG services several industry verticals including: Automotive, Aerospace, Consumer Appliances, Energy, Industrial,Off Highway Vehicles, Ship Building and Rail & Transport. More Details ...www.global-csg.com

Practice Head - Heavy Engineering at Engineering Design Services Group

Wipro Technologies

January 2010 – August 2011 (1 year 8 months)

Responsible for the Heavy Engineering Practice of Wipro Engineering Design Services. 


From Heavy Engineering Practice, we focus on the following areas, supported by Domain Experts from the relevant fields.

1) Off-highway vehicles - Earthmovers, construction machinery, Agricultural Machinery, Mining Equipments.

2) Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Support services.

3) Rail Transport Engineering Services.

Technical Manager

Wipro Technologies

August 1999 – December 2009 (10 years 5 months)

Wipro EDS is the Engineering Design Services group under Wipro Technologies.(http://www.wipro.com/services/eds/index.htm).


In July 2006, Wipro Technologies has acquired Quantech Global Services and has expanded its breadth of services and deepened its expertise in the Engineering Design Services.


Haridas joined Quantech Global Services Ltd., in Aug 1999. 

and became part of Wipro Technologies from July 2006.


- Responsible for managing different customer accounts in Automotive and Heavy Engineering


- Responsible for achieving the Business Targets, Delivery Targets for the respective customer accounts and CAE Competency development


Management Experience :


Technical Management - 


Successfully Managed several programs in Full vehicle crash analysis, NVH/ Durability analysis, Powertrain CAE Analysis, Design Modifications, Reverse engineering, Remastering activities from multiple OEM’s and Tier 1 Customers.


Account Management –


Managed several Global customer projects from North America, India, Germany, France, Italy, Japan & Australia as Account Manager


Project Management - 


Project estimation, Project scheduling, Work allocation and Tracking.Project Reviews and Delivery


Client Management – 


Coordinating with Onsite engineers and Global Customers.

Customer Feedback survey and achieving Customer satisfaction.


RFQ/RFP/Proposals –


Responsible for writing the Technical & Business Proposals in response to the RFP/RFQ’s from various customers


People Management – 


Responsible for Employee Performance Appraisal, Retention, Retraining and Recruitment, Team Building


Onsite Experience – 


- Worked as Onsite Engineer in USA for 6 months at customer proximity center in Detroit

- Worked as Onsite Engineer in Japan for 3 months in Hon Atsugi

- Visited customer locations in Germany, Italy and France for Business discussions & Project Reviews.

Project Engineer

National Aerospace Laboratories

December 1997 – August 1999 (1 year 9 months)

Worked in SARAS FUSELAGE Group of Structures Division of N.A.L., Bangalore under the guidance of Dr. Satish Chandra.

Planning Engineer

Canara Lighting Industries Ltd

January 1997 – November 1997 (11 months)

Production Planning for Sheet Metal, Die Cast, Putty, Paint, Ballast, Assembly and Despatch departments.


Supporting the Design Department.

Undergone Entrepreneurship development program

Mangalore, conducted by Government of Karnataka

October 1996 – December 1996 (3 months)

Engineer

Prabhu Energy Systems Pvt. Ltd.

May 1995 – October 1996 (1 year 6 months)

Feasibility study, System Design and Technical support of Solar Water Heaters and Solar Lighting Equipments.

Education


Bangalore University

Bangalore University

B.E., Mechanical Engineering at Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology

1990 – 1994

Studied P.U.C.(12th Std.) at Canara Junior College, Mangalore during 1988-1990


Studied High School (8th-10th Std.) at Canara High School, Urwa, Mangalore during 1985-1988.


Studied 'Finite Element Analysis' course in Indian Institute of Science Bangalore in 1998


Studied AutoCAD R12 CAD Software in Canara Community College, Mangalore in 1995


Attended Crash course in International Languages 'Japanese' & 'French'


Studied language ''Sanskrit'' upto Level 4 ('Turiya') through Sanskrit Vidya Peeta , Sringeri

Activities and Societies: During my School days I used actively participate in Singing, Speech, Essay writing, Acting in Drama, cricket.

Canara High School, Urwa, Mangalore

Canara Pre University College

Additional Info


Interests

Reading about New Technology, Singing, Tabla, Listening to Music, Management Training

Personal Details

Birthday February 17

Organizations


Additional Organizations

ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)

Recommendations

Technical Manager

Wipro Technologies

Ramakrishna Chunduri

Ramakrishna Chunduri

Senior Project Engineer at Nissan Technical Center North America Inc.

Haridas has a very good knowledge of FEA & Simulations based on my technical interactions with him. He has a clear customer focus and is very particular in delivering the assigned projects on time. I enjoyed working with him and recommend him for Managing outsourced Engineering service business.

April 23, 2010, Ramakrishna was Haridas's client

Shrikant Pandit

Shrikant Pandit

Owner, Omnesys Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Haridas worked with me in Quantech. I know him as a hard working responsible Manager who could deliver results with the team assigned to him.

December 12, 2009, Shrikant managed Haridas at Wipro Technologies

Charles Fouret

Charles Fouret

Simulation Manager chez Valeo

Haridas is a very clever guy, and can answer quickly to a mechanical simulation request. High efficiency. Clear writing and english speaking lead to a very good communication with his costumers. He is a very good opportunity for companies that want to externalyze standard simulation processes.

December 2, 2009, Charles was Haridas's client

Suresh Krishnan

Suresh Krishnan

Sr. Director - Strategy ( Diversified Products) at Amcor Rigid Plastics

Haridas was a very intelligent and hard working engineer. He was very capable of using simulation tools like Abaqus/LS-Dyna/Hypermesh. His ability to process the results and educate the clients through interactive presentation was very impressive. He was a solid contributor and a very good team member.

October 24, 2009, Suresh managed Haridas indirectly at Wipro Technologies

Dhirendra Verma

Dhirendra Verma

Vice President at Altair

Haridas had business, technical and management responsibilities during the course of my interaction with him. He is skilled at managing and motivating a team of technical individuals towards delivering results within time. He is also adept at growing business, managing customers and successfully interacting with all levels internal to the organization. I recommend him...more

October 22, 2009, Dhirendra managed Haridas at Wipro Technologies

Project Engineer

National Aerospace Laboratories

Venkatesh Madhyastha

Venkatesh Madhyastha

at Delphi Automotive Systems Pvt. Ltd

He is person with humble and good attitude. Speed learner and was executing the project on timely manner

March 26, 2010, Venkatesh managed Haridas indirectly at National Aerospace Laboratories

Rajesh Kowdlay

Rajesh Kowdlay

Executive - Director at Sukhena Technologies Pvt.Ltd

"I have known Haridas very well from the day we started our career in Structures group at National Aerospace Laboratories, Haridas has been extremely studious, diligent at work and had a very good attitude to learning and intelligence to minute details with his persistence and insistence on quality. Haridas has been pretty ambitious, displayed very good people management...more

March 7, 2010, Rajesh worked directly with Haridas at National Aerospace Laboratories

Prakash Surappa

Prakash Surappa

Head, FEA Group at TAAL Tech India Private Limited

Mr Haridas is an excellent and able Engineer with high level dedication. He is a keen learner and accepts responsibility with out hesitation. He is a team man and a good people's Manager. It will be a pleasure to work with him.

November 15, 2009, Prakash managed Haridas indirectly at National Aerospace Laboratories

B.E.

Bangalore University

Ramesh Anna

Ramesh Anna

Associate Director at SPAN Systems

Hari was a very studious guy and very keen student at College. He did participate in couple of cultural activities, during the college days. That apart he was a very good friend to have.

September 27, 2010, Ramesh studied with Haridas at Bangalore University

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