Vanaraj Kapadia

Vanaraj Kapadia

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Background experience

Vanaraj has over 38 years of Industrial Experience in various Industries like Textiles, Garments, Aluminium Foundry, Casting Units, Diamond and Jewellery Manufacturing and Consulting Companies. Nearly 20 years of this has been in Management System Consultation, Training and Auditing beginning with a Management Representative for QMS in 1997.
Having travelled across more than 42 countries, he has Implemented, Audited and Trained people for various International Standards, Code of Conducts and System Requirements in 22 countries. The exposure to various cultures have helped in being very effective with different groups of trainees.

Career experience

Having worked his way through shop floor operations and management in Hosiery, Garments, Large Textile Mills, Aluminium Foundry and casting unit supplying alloys and castings to Multinationals like MICO and TELCO, global reach Diamond and Jewellery Companies and focussed Consultancy Firms, Vanaraj has finally worked with different CBs from the year 2000 onwards. With over 5 years with BSI, he is well suited to deliver the BSI Internal Auditor and Lead Auditor Trainings for the latest Standards.

Qualifications and professional membership

A Textile Engineer (Technology) by education, and with hands on experience in multiple fields, Vanaraj understands the processes of various industries with ease. Adding to these abilities, he is also a Six Sigma Green Belt, qualified Gemba Kaizen - Work Place Improvement practitioner and a Chartered Engineer. Besides being a Qualified Green House Gas Auditor, SA 8000 Auditor and HACCP Auditor, he is also a qualified Unilever Framework Standards Auditor, HOLCIM Safety Pyramid Auditor, Coca-Cola Global Auditor and Canada Mark Diamond Tracking System Auditor.
Vanaraj is a long-time member of professional institutes like Institution of Engineers &   National Safety Council.