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7 Questions with Pradeep Kumar Verma

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7 Questions with Pradeep Kumar Verma

Name: Pradeep Kumar Verma

Current title: Vice President - Projects

Current organisation: Panchsheel Group

MS (Quality Management), BE (Metallurgy) & MBA (Marketing)
24+Yrs - Senior Quality Professional, Lean Management & Business Development
| General Management | Operational Integrity | Lean Management | in Automotive, Oil & Gas, Construction.
Vice President – Projects (Quality, Safety, Administration, Inventory), with Residential Societies with Towers and Commercial Malls Construction Industry, DGM Quality and Metallurgy with Automotive Industries, 14 yrs in India Quality Assurance (IMS) and Control with Mechanical, Chemical and Metallurgical Inspection and Testing of Castings, High Tensile Fasteners (Hot & Cold Forged), HeatTreatment, Rolling, Coiling, Sheet Metal, Tubular, Sintered Products & CNG High Pressure Seamless Cylinders. Accomplished implementation of Operational Integrity, Lean, Kaizen, SQC, TQM, 5S, JIT, Poke Yoke, KANBAN, TPM, Six Sigma, Suggestion Scheme, Quality Documentation as MR for ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 17025 and ISO/TS 16949 guidelines. Adapted Problem Solving Tools like 7-QC-tools, FMEA, SPC, MSA, Fish Bone, Pareto, 8D etc. Achieved A2LA and NABL accreditation of Metallurgical Testing Laboratory as per ISO 17025, and Managed Testing Laboratories as Independent Business Profit center.
Middle Management at Middle East Countries in Project Inspection with Third Party (SGS, Velosi) 7+ yrs in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, South Korea, with Oil & Gas, on EPC and Construction, Fabrication Project. Saudi Aramco Approved QC Manager & Qatar Petroleum Approved – QA QC Manager for EPC Project. Coordinated / Preparation of the Project Quality Plans, ITP & Project Quality Procedures in compliance with contractual requirements & ISO 9001. Managed Vendor Inspections, Lifting Equipment Inspections. Successfully Handled Client Audits and Cross Border Audits as per ISO 17020, ISO 9001, ISO 14001. Ensured that my Training initiatives enhanced and helped 300+ Inspectors in the Project requirements.

7 Questions with Pradeep Kumar Verma


1. What have you found most challenging as a CEO or executive of a large enterprise?

Availability of Resources at the Right Time at Right Cost at Right Place.

2. How did you become a CEO or executive of a large enterprise? Can you please briefly tell the story?

Through my Dedication to the work, First Time Right, with Effective Team Leadership and Management for Business Growth.

3. How do you structure your work days from waking up to going to sleep?

Wake up - take up 1-2 Glass of lukeWarm Water. Get Fresh Do Light Warm Up and Exercise, and then Meditation.
Take the Breakfast, and get to the office for Work.
Keep Cool and enjoy your work.
Help People Seeking Guidance and Motivation.
Interact with People at all Levels possible.
Be available to people looking for you.

4. What's the most recent significant leadership lesson you've learned?

Time is the Greatest Healer.

5. What's one book that has had a profound impact on your leadership so far? Can you please briefly tell the story of how that book impacted your leadership?

GEETA, A Holy Book.

6. How do you build leadership capacity in a large enterprise?

Empowering, Motivating , Listening to the Peoples.

7. What is one meaningful story that comes to mind from your time as a CEO or executive of a large enterprise so far?

Everything is Possible in this world, you need Dedication and Faith to fulfill your dreams for the Enterprise.

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