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Y4 Automotive Thermal Engineering Consultant

 

Consultant Profile

Based on the experiences below, Yuji YAMAMOTO will provide you the necessary consultation.

[Current Status]

After 42 years professional life, engaging R&D and Project Management for Automotive Thermal Management Systems and Components throughout the period consistently, it was decided to become an independent Consultant. Objective is to share the acquired experiences, knowledge, skills and know-how, in advanced & application development fields, more widely anywhere to companies or individuals who need them.

 working there, teams’ capability was enhanced and there were still many things to learn from the teams also.

Due to COVID-19 related restrictions over the world, it was decided to be back and to operate from Japan in October 2021.

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[Competences]

(1) R&D and Project Management in a multicultural international environment.

(2) The developed systems include air conditioning systems and powertrain thermal management systems, and total integrated thermal management systems, including their control systems with algorithms.

(3) The developed components include evaporator, air condenser, water condenser, heater core, chiller, internal heat exchanger, compressor, HVAC, control panel, radiator, oil cooler, pipe & hose, etc.

(4) Utilizing all experiences above, “Generation 3 – Electric Vehicle Thermal Management System” [G3-EVTMS], which is integrated air conditioning and battery thermal management system, has been developed as the latest focus area. The patents, as inventor, have been registered.


[International Experiences]

(1) First 19 years in a Japanese company, R&D functional skills with teamwork spirit and embedded quality approach were cultivated.

(2) Second 15 years, working in French company, living in France for 5 years, leading multi-national projects, teams and members in Japan, France, Germany, Czech Republic, India, Thailand, China, USA and Mexico.

(3) After 34 years experiences, working for two Indian companies and a Chinese company, all acquired knowledges, skills and know-how were utilized to develop thermal systems and components there.  Living in India for 7 years and in China for 1 year, working there, teams’ capability was enhanced and there were still many things to learn from the teams also.

Due to COVID-19 related restrictions over the world, it was decided to be back and to operate from Japan in October 2021.

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Experience & Expertise

April 2016 - October 2021

CTO at Pranav Vikas (India) Pvt. Ltd. in India

Head of company R&D for Air conditioning systems and Powertrain cooling systems, including relevant components development and Project management function. Covering markets were passenger vehicles, tracks, commercial vehicles, 2&3 wheelers and bus in India.
“Generation 3 – Electric Vehicle Thermal Management System” [G3-EVTMS], which is integrated air conditioning and battery thermal management system, has been developed as the latest focus area where the patents as inventor have been registered.
Contributed to enhance 2&3 wheeler radiators and oil coolers customer portfolio as heat exchanger expert.
Customers; Mahindra, Tata Motors, Honda, KHI, Maruti-Suzuki, Renault-Nissan, VW, Ford, FCA, PSA and so on.

May 2015 - February 2016

Expert at Great Wall Motor Co., Ltd.

Advices were made for automotive climate control development from advanced development to application model development, in terms of development organization, development method, supplier quality improvement and daily technical issues. On top of that, supplier quality control standard process, as OEM stand point of view, was established, using the general automotive expertise and air conditioning field expertise.

 

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Experience & Expertise

June 2013 - December 2014

SVP at Subros Limited, in India

Head of company R&D for Air conditioning systems and Powertrain cooling systems, including relevant components development and Project management function. Covering markets were passenger vehicle, tracks, commercial vehicles, off-road vehicles, bus, rail, residential cooling, reefer and aftermarkets.
Product advanced & application development road map and project management system were established.
Customers were Maruti-Suzuki, Tata, Mahindra, Force Motor, Renault-Nissan, DLW and so on.

September 1998 - May 2013

R&D Director at Valeo, in France & Japan

R&D Director in charge of Valeo Compressors worldwide. Major role was to execute & update Technology Development Plan, supervising advanced R&D teams, the project teams and customer application R&D teams, supervising Division R&D Directors in the worldwide network locating in Japan (HQ), France, Germany, Czech, Thailand, China, US and Mexico.

Products were for Variable Displacement Piston Compressor, Fixed Displacement Piston Compressor, Rotary Vane Compressor and Electrical Driven Compressor, respectively.

Customers were Renault-Nissan, Dacia, Daimler, Ford, PSA, Toyota, Subaru, Suzuki, Matsuda, Mitsubishi, Volvo, Volkswagen, Fiat, Maruti Suzuki, Tata, FAW and so on.

R&D Director in charge of Valeo HVAC heat exchangers worldwide. Major role was to execute & update Technology Development Plan, supervising advanced R&D teams, the project teams and customer application R&D teams in the worldwide network locating in France (HQ), Czech, Thailand and Japan. Communication was done in English and French with all French team members, colleagues and superior (Division Director).

Products were Evaporator, Heater Core, Internal Heat Exchanger, Accumulator and Gas Cooler for R134a, R1234yf and R744 refrigerants.

Customers were Renault-Nissan, Dacia, Volkswagen, BMW, Ford, Chrysler, PSA, Toyota, Subaru, Suzuki, Matsuda, Mitsubishi, Tata, FAW, Chery and so on.

 

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Experience & Expertise

April 1979 - August 1998

R&D Manager at Showa Aluminum Corp, in Japan (Mahle Japan currently)

Started my career as a freshman, continued for 19 years. Most of the period, automotive heat exchanger development was the assignment. Air conditioning system related and powertrain cooling related heat exchanger design and testing were the very mature skill. Contributed Honda business and Ford joint development work. Final position was advanced and application design manager + testing section manager + CAD team manager.oject management system were established.
Customers were Maruti-Suzuki, Tata, Mahindra, Force Motor, Renault-Nissan, DLW and so on.

 

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