Raj Kumar Chouhan is a graduate engineer in Mechanical engineering with an industrial experience of over 39 years, out of which 14 years are in senior leadership and general management positions. He served as GM and VP of 3 different companies Timex Group, AVTEC and PSA-AVTEC. He has vast experience in developing India suppliers for Global market. Established quality culture to work towards Global norms and change in the approach, Zero PPM and Zero-base costing.
After completing engineering, Raj has started his career in manufacturing function and gradually moved to supply chain, Strategy, Project and Program management, Business development functions. As part of his operational responsibility, set up three green field ventures to deliver world class Quality and cost goals. He handled restructuring programs to turn around business operations into profitable and sustainable. Raj handled the end to end solution ERP programs apart from Lean manufacturing, TPM and six sigma quality, Kanban and continuous Improvement initiatives to build quality cost effective operations His experiences spanning into sectors Viz,
Automobile & Auto components, consumer durables and precision engineering. Raj has vast experience in dealing with global clients and travelled extensively to overseas locations in China, HK, Europe and Philippines for sourcing and business development, and to manage customer and supplier relationships.
Raj’s major area of interest is in Operational excellence, international business development, Strategy & BPR with deep expertise in conceptualization to execution. Some of the esteemed organizations where he served are Ashok Leyland, Kinetic Honda, Madhusudan Nippon Ltd, Timex Group, AVTEC (CK Birla Group) and PSA- AVTEC.
Raj holds a certificate course in Finance from IIT Delhi and Short course on Leadership Skills for Top Management- at ISB Hyderabad and Advisor to Tata AiG life insurance.