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Vishnu Rayapeddi
Lean Manufacturing & Supply Chain Specialist

Listed document(s): 84

Background
Vishnu is an experienced management consultant and trainer specializing in implementing continuous process improvements. Vishnu is a pioneer in Lean Management which combines the power of Lean Thinking, TOC, Six Sigma, TQM, TWI, Balanced Scorecard, cGMP and other best-class methodologies such as, DMAIC, Value Stream Mapping, Root Cause Analysis, 5S, Quick Changeovers, Quality and Reliability, TPM, Visual Management, Standard Work, Pull, JIT and Kanban to the advantage of his clients.

Vishnu complements his process improvement techniques with key change management skills, including business process & gap analysis, identifying opportunities for improvements, bench marking and ways to implement change; facilitating changes to systems, processes and procedures; forming teams and leading them in the right direction, coaching and mentoring them to achieve the desired results.
Vishnu has a broad perspective and understanding of the whole business and how it operates in an ever-changing competitive world, recognizing the key business drivers, realizing the opportunities to advance the business, understanding and applying key drivers of business performance.

Vishnu has worked in Pharma Manufacturing and FMCG Supply Chain environments for over 23 years with some of the most reputed organisations in New Zealand and India, including Unichem Laboratories, Aristo Pharmaceuticals, Intas Pharmaceuticals, Standard Medical & Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Fonterra (global dairy giant), George Weston Foods (part of AB Foods), Navman (GPS Navigational Equipment Manufacturer), Gilbarco Veeder Root and others. In the past 6 years Vishnu has been providing consulting, training, coaching and mentoring services in the Operational Excellence arena.

Vishnu until recently was a Director & Principal Consultant with Productivity Solutions Limited (PSL) and Productivity Institute (PSL Training Division) based in New Zealand and is passionate about Lean Thinking and making businesses "waste free." During this period, Vishnu consulted for various industries including Electronics, Printing, Plastics, Packaging, Engineering & Metal Fabrication, HVAC, Pre-cast.

Vishnu has been an approved training provider for the CMI Consortium (Competitive Manufacturing Initiative, NZ), offered consultancy & training to NZTE (New Zealand Trade & Enterprise) funded programmes, HERA (Heavy Engineering Research Association, NZ), NZPICS (Association for Operations & Supply Chain Professionals), and CBAFF (Custom Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association, NZ).

Academically Vishnu holds an honors degree in Pharmacy from BITS Pilani, an MBA /PGDBM in Operations Management and certified in Supply Chain management from APICS. Vishnu is also a certified Lean (SME/AME/ASQ/Shingo Prize) & Six Sigma practitioner and attended training by Dr. Jeffrey Liker, the author of The Toyota Way.

Some of Vishnu's achievements include, doubling productivity in Engineering Company by introducing JIT, improving first pass yield by over 12% in Electronics Company, saving $250K in a packaging company by improving flow, saving $2M in an FMCG company by implementing Sales & Operations Planning, implementing training and coaching in practices leading to "First Time Right" philosophy thereby improving quality & customer service levels at a number of organisations.

Vishnu has been a frequent speaker at many conferences in NZ and also an international speaker and trainer. Vishnu delivered consulting and training in NZ, Australia, India and Malaysia.


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Lean and Kaizen for Rapid Process Improvement
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114-slide PowerPoint deck and supporting ZIP. This presentation has 114 slides and and comprises of the following: * What is Kaizen? * The 10 Commandments of Continuous Improvement * Value versus Waste concept * The 7 steps to eliminate or reduce waste: 1. Organize the [read more]
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Sales & Operations Planning Presentation
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60-slide PowerPoint deck and supporting ZIP. This presentation is intended for use as workshop material to introduce Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) to all the senior management with activities to include the current way of silo planning and proposed way of collaborative [read more]
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GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) Training
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183-slide PowerPoint deck and supporting ZIP. This presentation covers the fundamentals of GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) followed world-wide by Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical, Food and Dairy industries. It has over 175 slides. GMP & Quality GMP - People & [read more]
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PSL JIT - Kanban Implementation Presentation
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62-slide PowerPoint deck. This presentation provides you what all one needs to know about Kanban systems and Implementing Kanban. The topics covered are: History of Kanban Purpose of Kanban Kanban & Visual Systems Kanban and Planning & Scheduling What is a [read more]
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Lean-MBA e-book
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173-page PDF document and supporting ZIP. Lean-MBA stands for Lean Management Business Architecture. In essence it is the business architecture required to successfully manage Lean. The term "Lean" to me is a state of waste free environment. Irrespective of the tools one uses, [read more]
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SMED - Set-up Reduction Presentation
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70-slide PowerPoint deck and supporting ZIP. This presentation has 70 slides and discusses the following: *Definition of Changeover *What is SMED *Case studies showing benefits of quick changeovers *The goals *4 Steps to reducing changeovers 1: Improving Production [read more]
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White Belt Operational Excellence - The Path to World-Class
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193-slide PowerPoint deck and supporting ZIP. This 2 day Lean White Belt presentation is suited for the executive management and consists of 193 slides in all and comprises of the following: This is meant for the senior/top management and is equivalent to an Yellow Belt for [read more]
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Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) - 2 Day Presentation
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208-slide PowerPoint deck and supporting ZIP. Reliability Centered Maintenance and Total Productive Maintenance presentation is intended to help as a 2-day workshop material for Operations and Maintenance personnel. This presentation consists of over 200 slides and comprises of the [read more]
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Site Review Checklist
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Excel workbook and supporting ZIP. This checklist is designed as a first step to understand where an organisation is with respect to best practices. Once you understand the current state you can set some goals to go forward. This check-list is divided in to the following [read more]
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PSL - JIT Heijunka Presentation
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54-slide PowerPoint deck and supporting PDF. This presentation is particularly aimed at the businesses having varying demand and are required to satisfy customer demand with short lead times. Businesses can implement Heijunka or Load Leveling to meet customer demand. This [read more]
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