Dileep Kumar Reddy Kalathuru

... Functional Expertise

  • Operations
  • Data Analysis
  • Project Management

... Education

  • SASTRA University, Thanjavur

    B.Tech (Bachelor of Technology) - Mechanical Engineering

... Certifications

  • AIGPE certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

  • Advance Excel for Business by Macquarie University

  • Python programming by University of Michigan

... Professional Recognitions

  • Recognized and certified as "Young Leader", a future leadership pipeline at Ashok Leyland

  • Awarded as Keycontributor of 'Reach90 wave2' - CEO driven product performance improvement initiative

... Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Academics - Awarded with Dean's list (Top 10% amongst overall batch - Btech)

Dileep Kumar Reddy Kalathuru

Dileep Kumar Reddy Kalathuru

Lean Six Sigma certified Automotive Professional with 7 years diverse experience in Quality Assurance & Functional Excellence area, driving product/process improvements with value added solutions to create differentiated and reliable products. Experienced in Warranty Analytics, Stakeholder Management and Project Management. Recognized as 'Young Leader'- a future leadership pipeline at Ashokleyland

... Work Exp | 7 years

...Manager - Functional Excellence & Special Projects
...Ashok Leyland

  • Led a cross-functional team to resolve pre-mature product issues in BS6 models and reduced Failure per vehicle by 40% compared to that of BS4 launch
  • Conceptualized & designed Digital Customer-alert dashboards along with IT team - Improved customer experience & reduced data analysis time by 50%
  • Responsible for monitoring the warranty trends, consolidating the reports and updating issues status to Top management for taking managerial actions

... Deputy Manager- Quality Assurance & Warranty
... Ashok Leyland
Chennai/ Hosur

  • Achieved >INR 25crores savings in warrant cost by resolving product related issues, both in domestic and internaltional markets, using lean principles
  • Spearheaded the project of introducing child parts strategy for aftermarket - Saved recurring cost of INR 2crores/annum
  • Responsible for Periodic inputs to cross-functional teams, worked closely with suppliers for new product launches (High-power-tippers/ BS6-vehicles)

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