Hrushikesh Ghatpande

IoT | UI/UX | Smart Manufacturing | Industry 4.0

Manufacturing & Systems Engineer - Future Foam Inc. | University of Wisconsin-Madison

About Me

Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Engineering; Master of Science (M.S.) in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

11 years of work experience in Smart Manufacturing, UI/UX design and enterprise systems.

When I'm not working, I can be found gaming, multimedia editing, and hydroponic gardening.

Basic Information

Location: Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Email: hghatpande[at]

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Work Experience

  • Manufacturing & Systems Engineer - Future Foam Inc. (2016-Present)
    Automating machine monitoring, data collection, and real-time OEE by implementing Internet of Things devices on the manufacturing floor; Designing and programming user interfaces and SQL databases to support this IoT infrastructure; Creating automated dashboards and reports to enable strategic decision-making; Leading development and implementation of a company-wide ERP system across multiple locations

  • Manufacturing Systems Engineering Intern - National Oilwell Varco (Summer 2015)
    Collaborated with Global Manufacturing Strategy (GMS) Group at NOV; Designed and validated a process simulation model for capacity analysis in MPX simulation software to reduce manufacturing lead times; Implemented capacity management recommendations to reduce lead times by up to 70%

  • Database Manager - The Wisconsin Idea Project (2014-2016)
    Database manager for The Wisconsin Idea Project at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Responsible for updating, managing and maintenance of MySQL database for the project; Development of web applications for generating reports and assisting in framework redesign


  • M.S. - Manufacturing Systems Engineering
    University of Wisconsin-Madison (2014-2016)

  • B.Engg. - Industrial Engineering
    University of Pune, India (2008-2012)


  • Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM), Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement, Manufacturing and ERP Systems, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management

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Proficient In:

  • PHP, HTML and MySQL

  • UI/UX Design

  • IoT and OPC-UA

  • Microsoft Office

  • AutoCAD/NX

  • Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt)