Manu Joseph


Bangalore, India


A Data Scientist with an MBA in Operations Management & 8+ years of cross functional experience in Analytics and Data Science, Supply Chain Consulting, and Software development.

A problem solver at heart with an unquenchable thirst for knowledge.


English, Hindi, Malayalam

Favorite Python Packages:

pandas, numpy, sci-kit learn, keras,


Thoucentric Data Scientist June 2018 - Present Bangalore End-to-end(from conception, to formulation, to execution) of Analytics Projects * Business Analyst/Analytics Consultant role during Inception of the project * Data Scientist/Project Manager role during Formulation and Execution.

Projects: * Machine Learning based Demand Forecasting for a world-leading CPG company. * Machine Learning Modelling to predict the uplift in sales during Promotions for a world-leading CPG company. * Optimizing BTL Spend for Retailers of a leading Beverages company. - Regularized Regression to derive a regression equation for Sales w.r.t BTL Spends. - Non-linear optimization to arrive at the optimal spend allocation.

Philips Analytics Consultant December 2015 - April 2018 (2 years 5 months) Bangalore Complete end-to-end management and implementation of Analytics and Data Science projects in the Supply Chain and Manufacturing Space.

Understand the business problem, devise an analytics/data science solution, develop a proof of concept & implement it.

Lead a team of analyst to develop and maintain analytics solutions.

Closely work together with stakeholders to ensure business satisfaction by timely delivery of actionable insights.

Major Projects: * Predictive Algorithm to flag defects using upstream data. * Development and Implementation of Statistical Process Controls for a manufacturing process. * Global implementation of an Analytics Suite (Tableau + SQL) to streamline and standardize the S&OP process.

Entercoms 2 years 9 months Senior Supply Chain Consultant April 2015 - December 2015 (9 months) India Responsibilities:

+ Demand planning and forecasting for spare parts in Supply Chain for a Laptop Manufacturer - $45 million inventory.

+ Spend Analytics on the new buy and repair POs to throw light on the spending patterns and take corrective actions.

+ Bridge gaps in the Supply Chain through analysing different data streams, simulation modelling, finding root causes and recommending corrective actions, etc.

+ Drive internal process improvements by rigorous process mapping and reengineering, implementing poka-yoke systems, and automating tasks.

Supply Chain Consultant April 2013 - April 2015 (2 years 1 month) Pune Area, India

Schneider Electric Intern April 2012 - May 2012 (2 months) Role: Design and institute Lean Supermarket, in two months, to regulate material flow with Kanbans.

  • Generated annual savings of INR 1.45L by identifying the capacity contraints(Time Trap Analysis), calculating optimal batch size(EPEI Batch Sizing) and implementing the Supermarket on the sub-assembly line. • Created annual savings of INR 1.93L by walking the Gemba, preparing Value Stream Mapping, & proposing Future State Mapping, which improved the flow in the sub-assembly.
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions Programmer Analyst September 2009 - April 2011 (1 year 8 months) Coimbatore Extract business requirements from the client|Translate them into technical specifications|Design a solution through Java programming.

  • Supervised two team members out of seven in developing a module of a portal used by the insurance agents to manage claims using Java for the clients (Metlife Insurance).
  • Skills

    Data Science, Keras, Machine Learning, NumPy, Pandas, SQL

    Joined: May 8, 2019

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