Manish Budhwar

Manish Budhwar

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29 years

An Intrapreneur with 7+ years of experience in the Automobile industry across domains like Strategy, Innovation, Marketing, Business Excellence, Digitization, Operations Planning and Procurement. Co-founded Shared mobility start-up at incubation centre of Hero MotoCorp.

  • Automotive/ Transportation

... Functional Expertise

  • Operations
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Strategy

... Committee

  • Placement Committee

... Achievements

  • Selected for the Incubation centre of Hero MotoCorp. Reported directly to CEO and got mentored by CXO’s.
  • Led the audit activities to achieve gold rating for the plant in CII GreenCo sustainability award and getting TPM consistency award.

Work Experience | 89 months

... Career Highlights

Deputy Manager - Hero MotoCorp Ltd.
Innovation Cell 

  • Handled Market research, Strategy, Operations, and Technology development for the shared mobility vertical.
  • Successfully ran a pilot project with 200+ vehicles and launched commercial services.
  • Designed solutions for B2B & B2C segments for the commercial use of Two-wheelers.
  • Led the development of IoT, Fleet management system, Mobile Application & Website. 

Business Excellence 

  • Responsible for Strategy and KPI improvements for the plant that produces a Two-wheeler every 7 seconds.
  • Managed Total Employee involvement (TEI) activities like Quality Circles, Suggestion Scheme, Kaizen competitions covering 6000+ workers.
  • Improved transparency & efficiency of TEI processes through digitisation which increased the involvement of workers in skill up-gradation activities by 52%.
  • Ensured healthy industrial relations with the worker’s union.

Operations Planning

  • Handled planning, procurement, inventory management and vendor development for 8000+ SKUs.
  • Reduced the cost of the direct tools by 12% and pneumatic tools by 40% through Technology improvements and process optimization.
  • Reduced inventory carrying cost by implementing Vendor managed inventory for 36 critical tools.
  • Digitised Tool management processes to reduce Inventory wastage and obsoletion.

Product Application Specialist - JCB India Ltd.


  • Led a team of 12 demonstrators and delivered 50+ walkarounds and demonstrations pan India.
  • Identified 20+ unique product applications for 10+ industries like Cement, Paper, Construction, Coal etc.