Vijay Kalra

Head - Mahindra Institute of Quality and Chairman - Central Safety Council

Mahindra Group

Vijay Kalra is currently holding a Group Leadership role as the Head - Mahindra Institute of Quality and Chairman - Central Safety Council at the Mahindra Group. The role involves implementing Business Excellence model - TMW (The Mahindra Way) to continuously strive for world class standards, making Safety a way of life & running Mahindra Institute of Quality to build capabilities to deliver them.

Prior to this, he was the Executive Director & CEO - MVML and Chief of Manufacturing Operations – Auto Sector, M&M Ltd. He was leading eight plants and was responsible for Manufacturing, Plant Quality, Central Manufacturing Engineering, Supply Chain, Projects and Industrial Relations. He was the Sustainability Champion for Auto & Farm Sector, Member of Auto Sector Executive Council, Group CSR and Diversity Council. He was also the Chairman of the Manufacturing & Quality Academy under Mahindra Leadership University.

In this tenure he focused relentlessly on Skill Building and Lean Manufacturing and introduced cutting-edge technologies like Robotics, Automation and Industry 4.0 which led to 7 Mahindra plants getting TPM at one go.

Vijay Kalra is a Mechanical Engineer and PGDBM in Marketing from Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad. A veteran in the Auto Sector, he has close to four decades of experience with leading organizations like Ashok Leyland,DCM Toyota,Toyota Motor Corp, Claas India & General Motors. He has a natural affinity for all-inclusive growth with special focus on Quality, Safety, Sustainability and Diversity.

He has an in-depth understanding of the Toyota Production System as well as other global manufacturing best practices like General Motor’s Global Manufacturing System. Prior to joining Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., he was the Vice President - Manufacturing & Quality for General Motors in India and was also a member of the Executive Committee of General Motors in India.

In this tenure he focused relentlessly on Skill Building and Lean Manufacturing and introduced cutting-edge technologies like Robotics, Automation and Industry 4.0 which led to 7 Mahindra plants getting TPM at one go.

Vijay Kalra is a Mechanical Engineer and PGDBM in Marketing from Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad. A veteran in the Auto Sector, he has close to four decades of experience with leading organizations like Ashok Leyland,DCM Toyota,Toyota Motor Corp, Claas India & General Motors. He has a natural affinity for all-inclusive growth with special focus on Quality, Safety, Sustainability and Diversity.

He has an in-depth understanding of the Toyota Production System as well as other global manufacturing best practices like General Motor’s Global Manufacturing System. Prior to joining Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., he was the Vice President - Manufacturing & Quality for General Motors in India and was also a member of the Executive Committee of General Motors in India.

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