Thomas Abraham is a high energy, fiscally conscious and goal-driven corporate executive and entrepreneur, approaches each business opportunity with his intrinsic flair for innovation, creative problem-solving, and measured risk-taking to drive consistent bottom-line improvements and shareholder returns. Responsible for building world class organizations, Abraham has focused on mentoring top grade professionals and business leaders as the key to his success.
For about a decade, Thomas Abraham has worked in high volume, automotive component, and high-end automotive seats. He has deep practical working experience in Automotive Manufacturing and in quality system and operations management in automotive sector, including quality system implementations of ISO/TS 16949 and ISO 14001, APQP management, Six Sigma Implementation, team building and customer communication with GM, DCX and Ford. Mr. Abraham has a wealth of international working experience in management in North America and in India. Prior to his work in automotive industry, he was employed in front Office department of India Tourism Development Corporation. He has hands-on experience with Quality System Implementation, Supply Chain Management, Strategy Development, Project Management and Six Sigma project management. His practical knowledge and quality experience with ISO/TS 16949:2009, ISO 4001, and ISO 9001:2008 is backed up with the proud quality records and performance acknowledgement from customers, such as GM, Ford and DCX. While at Johnson Controls, a Fortune 70 supplier, he was nominated for Chairman’s Award.
Thomas Abraham has a sound knowledge of APQP, PPAP, PFMEA, DOE, SPC, Control Plan, Process Flow, GD&T, 8D, Lean Manufacturing, 5S, Error & Mistake Proofing, Layered Auditing, QSB, GQTS, IMDS, and quality management and Value Stream Mapping. He has hands-on experience in supplier assessment and development.
Thomas Abraham has a wealth of practical experience in Six Sigma planning, establishment and implementation. As a certified Senior Consultant of Six Sigma of Bronson Battle, Mr. Abraham has deployed various Kaizen and Six Sigma Black Belt projects.
Abraham is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt from JCI Leadership institute. His expertise range from Six Sigma project implementation and management through DMAIC process, including project defining, project planning, benefit and risk analysis, current status assessment, base line establishment, solution optimization and control, work standardization, and sustaining processes. The customer base is ranging from automotive to healthcare.
Mr. Abraham is also a Certified Supply Chain Analyst from ISCEA, Certified Quality Manager/Operational Excellence Leader (CQM/OE) from ASQ; He is fluent in English and Malayalam and also he can speak Tamil and Hindi. Thomas Abraham has a BA in Economics from India, and a BBA in Quality Management from US.