- September 15, 2013
- Posted by: mike gardner
Satya Kudapa has more than eight years of experience providing professional coaching, mentoring and implementing Quality Management Systems, Lean Six Sigma Principles and Project Management.
Areas of Expertise:
Satya is certified as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt expert for both the manufacturing and service industries, a State Of Texas – Texas Awards for Performance Excellent Examiner (TAPE) and a certified Internal Auditor for ISO 9001 and AS9100 standards.
Satya is one of the instructors at TMAC in Lean Six Sigma (Yellow Belt, Green Belt and Black Belt), Basic and Advanced SPC, Internal Audits (ISO 9001 and AS 9100), Lean Manufacturing Practices, Problem Solving and Root Cause Analysis. He is also a primary facilitator in the implementation of AS 9100, ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems.
Scope of Experience:
Satya has provided project management, training and professional business consultant services to 100 plus enterprises in the North Texas region that span a wide variety of industry clusters including medical, aerospace, defense, fabrication and city governance.
Satya has worked as project manager with over a dozen different companies in the development of their ISO / AS Quality Management Systems. He has worked with a variety of companies on implementing Lean Manufacturing projects including Value Stream Mapping, Setup Reduction, 5S, Cellular Manufacturing, Kaizen Events and Pull Systems.
Satya has successfully led ISO/AS9100 implementations in a wide variety of industries that include fabrication environments, electronics industry, communication/cable manufacturing, city governance, and lamination and bonding. In addition, Satya has conducted ISO 9001 and AS 9100 internal audits at over 60 different organizations over the span of five years.
Since 2010, Satya has taught several Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Green Belt and Black Belt classes to over 100 students. In addition, he also assisted the students in their LSS projects as a mentor/coach by providing guidance in their projects.
Satya also actively pursues Continuous Improvement and Workforce Development practices at TMAC customer sites by the application of Lean Manufacturing, Lean Six Sigma, Innovation and Toyota Kata Principles.
Education and Training:
Satya holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from University of Texas at Arlington and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Production Engineering from Madras University, India. He has been full time at TMAC since 2006.
Honors, Awards and Special Accomplishments:
Satya is a member of the Tau-Beta-Phi, Alpha-Pi-Mu and Phi-Beta-Delta. Satya was previously a member of APICS and the Indian Institute of Production Engineers.
Satya’s past professional experience includes working as an Industrial Engineer at the Blockbuster’s Distribution Warehouse in Mesquite, Texas. Prior to that, Satya worked as a Graduate Research Assistant for TMAC, providing industrial engineering support / services to TMAC customers.