Vinayak Sankpal


years experience

    Competent professional with proven proficiency in end-to-end Product & Process Quality Improvement while working on 14 high-capital investment projects (cumulative worth ~INR40000m); Skills: Stakeholder management, Problem Solving, Crisis/Risk Management, Negotiations.


    • B.E. Mechanical, University of Pune

    Professional Achievements

    • Implemented the 'Launch Quality' function at green-field plant of Tata Motors, Dharwad and spearheaded high impact projects for Product & Process Quality improvement encompassing related stakeholders

    • Led Product & Process quality in diverse new-projects ranging from small cars to heavy duty trucks while working in Cross-Cultural (Japanese-French-Indian) teams

    • Proposed design changes for Tata Ace-Zip, saving ~INR 1500/vehicle

    • Crashed project timelines by 4-months by proposing alternate solution to the critical challenge of ‘tyre touches frame in extreme turning’

    • Trained 70+ underprivileged students in aptitude-skills while working with Vidya-Poshak as a Volunteer

    Employment History

    • Senior Manager (Launch Quality) at Tata Motors Limited

    • Engineer (Vehicle Quality Engineering) at Renault Nissan Technology & Business Centre

    • G.E.T. (Preventive Quality) at Mahle Behr (Anand Automotive)


    • Six Sigma Green Belt (Indian Statistical Institute)

    • Project Management: Initiating & Planning, Budgeting & Scheduling, Managing Risks & Changes (UCI- online)

    • Introduction to Operations Management (Wharton- online)

    Awards & Recognitions

    • Exemplary Contribution to New Projects (Tata Motors)

    • 2nd prize in 'Ideate' (Tata Motors): Saved rework cost of ~INR 15000/day by eliminating the problem of Brake Spongy through process correction

    • Vice President Award (Renault-Nissan): Achieved 100% new product quality score

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