Bijal Thakkar

27 years • San Jose


Currently pursuing MS of Engineering Management at San Jose State University. My work experience at the L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering PVT. LTD. has boosted my learning abilities and has helped in building team spirit and leadership quality in me. I showcase an avid interest on topics like Quality Control, Marketing, Project Management, Operations Management and Financial Engineering, Business Analytics, Lean Six Sigma. I enlist my key functional skills as: • Project Management • Data Analysis • Process Mapping • Product Management • Lean Six Sigma • Business Analysis • Supply Chain Management


• Lean Six Sigma • DMAIC • MS Visio • IBM Lotus Notes • R Programming • SAP • Tableau • Regression Analysis • Budgeting • Business Analytics • Market Reporting • Team Building • Product Management • MS Office Tools • SWOT Analysis • SQL Server/ MySQL


Software Engineer

08-2014 - 06-2016 IT development


08-2014 - 08-2016 IT development• Led the Network Administration for the continuous process improvement and streamlining of In-house Software applications using agile methodologies. • Responsible for managing server data backups and restoration. • Audited L&T Power LTD. & L&T Sargent and Lundy for ISO 9001:2000 IT certification. • Responsible for overall accountability of project management activity. Developed inventory management tools by using concept of Lean management

Education & training

Engineering management- San Jose State University

2016 - 2018 San Jose, Santa Clara CountyProject / Product managementKEY ACADEMIC PROJECTS: Introduction to Business Analytics, Student Alcohol Consumption Analysis, SJSU March 2017 • Used the student alcohol consumption data set to conducting the statistical analyses on data attribute separately using R programming. • Performed descriptive and exploratory analysis with graphs, tables and charts, clustering method, Classification tree, Linear or logistic regression, and correlations Leading the Six Sigma Improvement Project, Heath Care Centre – Santa Clara, SJSU May 2017 • Implementation of methodologies such as Value Stream Mapping, SIPOC, 5S, and Lean and Six Sigma to increase the patient service and decrease the patient wait time. By following Total Quality Management, we can integrate the systems to achieve desired goals. Management Lean Improvement Programs for Grocery Outlet Bargain Market- San Jose, SJSU December 2016 • Improvement in the processes by using the concepts of TOC, Lean, Six-Sigma, TQM and Just-in-Time tool. • Used various techniques such as Pareto charts, FMEA and Fishbone Diagram. Implemented 5S and Kaizen Method. Operational Planning and Control for Abbott Laboratory, SJSU December 2016 • Forecasting of different products and production requirement was calculated for all the products with suitable forecasting model. • Material Requirements Planning to calculate individual commodities. Developed a capacity & aggregate planning for the products & in the end, scheduling was performed to compute the manufacturing span for all the products.

San Jose State University

2016 - 2018 San Jose, Santa Clara CountyProject / Product management, Logistics, Sales, Accounting / Management control, Studies / Statistics / Data, Infra / Networks / Telecom, Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering, Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Computer Science & Engineering- Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute Of Technology

2010 - 2014 IndiaProject / Product management, IT development