Mr. K Somanathan


    Mr. K Somanathan
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    Shri Somanathan K, a science graduate (University first rank holder) has B.Tech degree in chemical engineering with 2nd top rank in the University has served the industry for over 40years in the fields of General Management, Project Management, supply chain management, selling and people management in various industries across India like FMCG and Home Care.

    He has credit for creating world class manufacturing facility for M/s. Godrej Consumer Products at Gwalior, a Green Field Project making it best environment friendly factory.  He was also Chairman of National Safety Council, at GWALIOR during 1993 to 1998. He created a network of manufacturing facilities for M/s. Godrej Saralee in North East, Jammu, Bangladesh and Srilanka. He created Vendor Township and supported the introduction of TQM concepts with Vendor units.

    He had the privilege to work the Japanese Consultants in introducing concept of LEAN manufacturing and introduced 6 Sigma concepts in manufacturing projects.

    He involved in TQM practices for last two decades and guided many Quality Improvement Teams, as SGA to solve work related problems with the help of Quality Circle teams involving shop floor work force.

    He retired as Executive Vice President from M/s Godrej Consumer Products Ltd., and currently engaged as consultant in various industries across the country.

    He is associated with QCFI since 1992 when a chapter is established at Gwalior, involving himself as its chairman.  He supported many vendor units in starting QC movement.  He is also responsible in forming the QCFI – Guwahati Centre to propagate QC concept in North-Eras states of the country.  He is certified auditor of Quality Excellence Programme, Six Sigma green belt.  He has undergone training on various aspects of manufacturing operations and industrial management in India and also abroad.

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