Prof. Vivek Kumar
Area: Operations Management
Prof Kumar is a visiting faculty at Great lakes IEMR in the area of Total Quality Management. He has 16 years of corporate experience with Shrirams, Tatas and Polar groups and 7 years as a Management Consultant in the areas of quality, productivity and operations improvement. Lead Auditor for ISO 9001, ISO 14001, HACCP, ISO 22000, ISO/TS 16949, OHSAS 18000, ISO 55001 and SA 8000 standards. Corporate experience includes all aspects of factory operations including project planning, setting up of plant, product design and development, technology transfer, supplier development, purchase and contract negotiations, import substitution and indigenisation, project purchasing, imports, production planning, materials planning, plant layout, routing, productivity management, supply chain management, manpower handling. He is B.E. (Electrical Engineering) from Roorkee University and M.B.A. from (FMS) Delhi University.