Product Manager



  1. PRODUCT MANAGER - 2017 to Present.


Manufacturers of Air distribution system, specially ducts, collars, louvers, extractors, filters, access doors, volume dampers, fire dampers, & combination of fire & smoke dampers.


  • Managing the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities.
  • Specifying market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research supported by on-going visits to customers and non-customers.
  • Developing and Designing new product based on the market needs.
  • Designing the model making all the parameters dynamically changing with reference to thickness, bending radius & sizes, driven by external file providing options to control major dimensions, thereby reducing modeling time for      different sizes.
    • Selecting material for the parts, considering technical requirements & cost factor
    • Plan, execute and record design verification and validation testing in accordance with approved standards.
    • Participate in supplier selection for manufacturing, tooling and components
    • Contribute to the preparation of customer project proposals, product development project plans, detailed project schedules, product design input requirements and design verification test plans
    • Preparing plan for 3rd party certification like UL, Amca, AHRI, for the newly developed products.
    • Continues Development for Ease of production system in terms of cost, time, quality etc.
    • Identify and develop VAVE opportunities that will result in increased profit to the plant, either through cost reduction or increased pricing
    • Developing and implementing a company-wide go-to-market plan, working with all departments to execute.
    • Analyzing potential partner relationships for the product.
    • Product line pricing.


  1. R&D ENGINEER - 2011 to 2017.



  • Design new sheet metal products related to air distribution system, using solid works & testing prototypes, continues improvement on the products under production.
  • Vendor Development for the new product with required certifications.
  • Preparing Test Setups for product in house verification as per the test standards.
  • Responsible for Sample manufacturing shop.
  • Identifying material for the parts, considering technical requirements & cost factor
  • Coordinating with various agencies and 3rd party test labs for testing new products.
  • Responsible for supplier selection for manufacturing, tooling and
  • Components for the new development product.
  • Product hand over, presentation, support for various departments.
  • Identify and develop VAVE opportunities that will result in increased profit to the plant, either through cost reduction or increased pricing
  • Communicating with all areas of the company and supporting them.
  • Product Line pricing.



MAS Furniture, Mysore

Manufactures RTA furniture’s, and ergonomically designed Furniture’s for offices, educational institutions and apartments, 5 Star hotels & all kind of interiors & manufacturers of modular Kitchens, pedestals, storages etc.


  • To study the customer requirements and convert them to technical specifications.
  • New Vendor Development on the Basis of Quality, Delivery & Cost effectiveness.
  • Daily Reporting, Weekly Planning, & preparing various reports for smooth flow
  • Developing the Bill of materials and BOM Standards for the new design jobs or projects.
  • Developing on the basis of customer’s need by using CAD tools.
  • Involve in various manufacturing processing activities including Designing, Material Optimization and Quality Inspection, Cut List plus, Quality charts respectively.
  • Detailing the job after completion, monitoring the assembly line.
  • Project Cost estimation & submitting quotations, negotiation.
  • Material management & inventory, ensure succession planning.
  • Preparing detailed estimation, costing & commercial negotiation.
  • Planning for optimized utilization of material by using optimization software.
  • Co- Ordination with the logistics.
  • Ensuring timely project planning, execution and monitoring of projects.



Wipro IDOL

Wipro IDOL an exclusive signature range of cabin furniture. IDOL is an Unmatched Class & Elegance. Choice of premium materials like Veneer, Glass, Aluminum.

  • Involved in complete Research and Development (R&D) of Wipro IDOL.
  • Quality checking process for Stability, Water Resistance, Scratch Resistance or Scratch proof, Shine of material, etc.
  • Involved in co-ordination with DuPont Refinish Paining for achieving the required Shine and painting requirements.
  • Involved in generating and finalizing BOM and Quality charts for future quality inspection.
  • Involved in costing of the material, labor, assembling and implementation.

Reliance Elegant Kitchens

Reliance Retail introduced its new sub-format - Reliance Home Kitchens. Reliance Elegant Kitchens is a high end product of Reliance Home Kitchens.

Beside this have worked on many projects, Infosys fire station facility, kusumaraha enterprises, Concept kitchens, concept packaging, & many other.


Involved in complete handling of multiple projects from design, production, cost estimation, till dispatch.



  • Had been in team in Successfully Designing developing and testing Static Fire dampers and qualifying as per UL555 requirement.
  • Designed, developed, tested and got qualified, combination of fire and smoke dampers as per UL555 and UL555S requirements.
  • Designed and developed various air distribution products as per customer requirements, like access doors, spin dampers, volume dampers.
  • Have been a part in team in setting up in house lab for leakage testing, ambient dynamic closure testing, cycling testing, measuring spring force etc.
  • Successfully worked in associating the company with product licensing from parent companies.
  • Have worked on many projects (Residential, hospitals, commercial, and recreation) for selecting sound attenuation for HVAC fans and generators.


M.B.A in Marketing from Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) in 2011.

B.E. in Mechanical Engineering at PES college of Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University (V.T.U) in 2008.



  • Certified Solid Works Associate.
  • BLUM Dynalog Cabinet Planning.
  • UL Product safety training.
  • Quality Management system training on ISO Standards.
  • ISO 9001 QMS Internal Auditing ( Bureau Veritas )



Languages                    : C,

Operating Systems       : Windows 98/2000/XP,

Packages                      :  Auto CAD, Pro-e, Solid Works, Cut list plus, Microsoft office.

Last Resume Update October 1, 2018
Address jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Phone Number 00966506194643

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