Winning Minds Solutions is Business Consulting & Performance Coaching Welcome to Winning Minds Solutions
Winning Minds Solutions is Business Consulting & Performance Coaching

"Winning Minds Solutions" - a Consulting and Performance Coaching Service firm started in 2012 with the mission of helping individual and organization to achieve next level growth faster than they can do alone.

  • Our Team
  • Our Expertise
  • Our Belief
  • Our Success Stories

S. Ganesh Babu - Founder & CEO, Consultant & Performance Coach, Author

Education:

B.E(Industrial Engineering), Guindy Engineering College, Chennai.
PG Dip in Logistics Management, IIMM, Bangalore (Gold Medalist),
CPIM, Certified Production and Inventory Mangement, APICS, USA,
PMP, Project Management Professional, PMI, USA
CPC, Certified Performance Coach, USA

Corporate Experience:

  • 22 Yrs contribution in Process engineering / Manufacturing System / Operations and Project Management Functions
  • TVS Motor Company / TI Cycles / Whirlpool of India
  • Last Assignment was in whirlpool of India as General Manager ( Process Engineering and Product development Lead)

Core Expertise:

Industrial Engineering / Lean System Thinking / Project Management / People development and Performance coaching.
  • Passionate about People development and coaching
  • Author of 2 books "Business (Head) Transformation" and "Thoughts on Life Excellence"
  • Visited Toyota / Sanyo plants in Japan, largest washing machine plant in Clyde, USA

Prabhakaran Kuralnidhi - LEAN Consultant / Trainer / Coach

Education:

Masters in Engineering Management -BITS , Pilani Graduate in Industrial Engineering-lllE,
Mumbai, Certified in MOST ® Application, Certified LEAN Expert(Daimler AG), Certified Manager of Quality
Organizational Excellence ( ASQ, USA ), Certified Life Excellence Coach(USA)

Corporate Experience:

Performance driven professional with 25+ years of experience from renowned groups like Ashok Leyland, Daimler(Bharat Benz), Infotech Enterprises and RAK Ceramics (UAE) in diversified industries viz. Heavy Engineering, Automobile, ITeS & BPO and Continuous process.

Core Expertise:

Industrial Engineering, Lean Management, Operations Management, Strategy Formulation & Implementation, Talent Management, Life Coaching

V. Vijaya Kumar - Process Re-engineer

Education:

B.E (Mechanical Engineering) Lean Manufacturing

Corporate Experience:

6+ yrs worked in manufacturing companies with hands on experience on lean manufacturing and Industrial Engineering

Core Expertise:

  • Industrial Engineering / Lean Manufacturing
  • Design Engineer / Plant Layout Design

K.C. Manjunath - Consultant & Mentor

Education:

B.E(Mechanical Engineering), S J college of Engineering, Mysore.
Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta - EPLM - Leadership and Management
CII - Warwick University, UK - Logistics & Operations Management and Project Management.

Corporate Experience:

  • 30 yrs contribution in Business Management / Joint Venture / Supply Chain Management functions
  • GE-Triveni / Triveni Turbines / TVS Motors / L & T McNeil / Automotive Axles
  • Last Assignment was at GE Triveni as CEO

S. Ramamurthi - Consultant & Mentor

Education:

B.E (Metallurgy Engineering), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Corporate Experience:

  • 30 yrs contribution in Material science / Product development / Innovation Functions
  • TVS Motor Company / Whirlpool of India Limited
  • Last Assignment was in Whirlpool as Director (R & D)

Core Expertise:

Innovation / Value Engineering / Product Safety Audits / Project Management People development
  • Passionate about Creativity and Innovation training
  • Lean System Thinking
  • Operations Management
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Plant Layout & Material Handling Design
  • New Product Development Process design
  • Value Engineering
  • Innovation
  • Vendor Development and Improvements
  • Leadership Change Management & Facilitation
  • Business Excellence Assessment and Gap Identification
  • JIT and Kaizen
  • Cost reduction initiatives
  • Process and System Integration
S.no Industry Issues / Struggles Tool / Technique Application Results Achieved
1. Vehicle Mfg Delivery delay / low Capacity Utilization OEE improvement in Fabrication and Assembly lines, People engagement, Inventory Management Manufacturing lead time reduction by 50 %(21 days to 10 days)
2. Casting Mfg Eroding profitability / Low manpower Produtivity OEE Improvements, Setting time reduction, Low cost automation, KPI focus, Maintenance Management, People Engagement Production Capacity Enhancement per day increased by 22 %; Setting time reduction from 4.5 hrs to 2 hrs; Profitability in crease by 3 times
3. Precision Comp Mfg Delivery issue / Low plant utilization OEE improvement , Flow Improvement, Cycle time reduction, Build in Quality initiatives, Inventory management Plant manpower productivity increase by 27 % ; Production Schedule actualisation improved from 76 % to 96 % ; Overall manufacturing cost reduction by 7 % ; Inventory reduction by 60 %
4. Forging Mfg Delivery issue /Negative operational profit OEE improvement, Setting time reduction; Structured problem solving, KPI focus, daily management 100 % delivery improved; setting time reduction from 4.5 hrs to 1 hr; 25 % manpower productivity improvement ; 8 % improvement in material yield
5. Gear Mfg Delivery back log and Team morale issues OEE Improvements, Flow manufacturing, KPI focus, Daily management 39 % sales turn over increased.
6. Signage Mfg Delivery backlog / low productivity / lack of daily management OEE focus, Line balancing, Relay out from process to product, Setting time reduction, Cycle time reduction, KPI focus, daily management 28 % reduction in mfg cost; Mfg lead time reduction from 10 days to 4 days
7. Al Casting Mfg Delivery backlog / Losing of customers / Negativeprofit Performance management, Industrial Engineering, Daily work management Business turnover increase by 45 % , Loss making to profitability; Customer service improvement-from 60 % to > 85 %
8. Casting Mfg Delivery backlog / Growth stagnation Performance management, Lean Iniativies, Daily work management Business turnover increase by 34 %
9. Auto Component Mfg Delivery backlog / brim capacity utilization Value Stream Mapping , OEE Improvement, People Engagement Initiatives Production Capacity Enhancement by 15% without investment
10. Tube Products Mfg Delivery backlog / Low eqpt utilization Value Stream Mapping, SMED Delivery lead time reduction by 50 %, Setting time reduction from 5 hrs to 2 hrs
11. Plastic Extrusion comp Mfg Poor layout / low productivity Greenfield project with lean layout design and implementation Space Productivity by 25 %
12. Construction Extrusion comp Mfg Delivery backlog / Low manpower productivity Line Balancing, methods Improvement Manpower productivity by 32 % and Plant Capacity Enhancement
13. Food Processing Delivery backlog / Low productivity OEE Improvement Inventory Management Productivity Improvement by 30 %