Our Team

Faith automation has a team of over 170 employees dedicatedly working towards fulfilling the needs of the customers. A passion-driven, disciplined highly qualified and motivated team of engineers work in synchrony to ensure guaranteed solutions and enhanced value for the customers. The combined knowledge, experience, and expertise of the members form the underlying strength of the organization. The team always envisions on moving onto the next level with collective hard work and perseverance. The drive of the team to achieve common goals signifies the strong organizational culture embedded in the heart of the organization.
The group of directors work closely with the rest of the team. Over 100 years of accumulated experience of the founders in the Automotive Industry brings in the organization a great amount of exposure and proficiency. Together, the team exhibits strength and confidence in delivering solutions of the highest level for the first time and every time.

Nilesh Pandhare

Managing Director

 

Nilesh has 26 years of experience in the Auto Industry. He started his career with Tata Motors in 1993 after graduating from MIT, Pune. He has an extensive experience in BIW Process Planning, Estimation and Sales. Nilesh has developed a disciplined team of young, talented and motivated members who are working towards providing Innovative solutions at reduced costs. At Faith Automation, he has always driven Sales & Project Execution by the implementation of Innovative and cost-effective solutions.

Nilesh Pandhare

Managing Director

 

Nilesh has 26 years of experience in the Auto Industry. He started his career with Tata Motors in 1993 after graduating from MIT, Pune. He has an extensive experience in BIW Process Planning, Estimation and Sales. Nilesh has developed a disciplined team of young, talented and motivated members who are working towards providing Innovative solutions at reduced costs. At Faith Automation, he has always driven Sales & Project Execution by the implementation of Innovative and cost-effective solutions.

Rajshekhar Sattigeri

Director, Sales & Projects

 

Tool & Die Maker from NTTF with 22 years of experience in the Auto Industry,  Rajshekhar’s career in BIW started from Design & Specialized in BIW Process Planning, Project Planning & Sales. He has an overseas exposure in this field from Italy & Shanghai. At Faith Automation, Rajshekhar has played a key role in setting up of the Projects & Sales Department. He is also responsible for Faith’s presence in almost all OEM’s & most Tier’1s across India in the last 5 years.

Rajshekhar Sattigeri

Director, Sales & Projects

 

Tool & Die Maker from NTTF with 22 years of experience in the Auto Industry,  Rajshekhar’s career in BIW started from Design & Specialized in BIW Process Planning, Project Planning & Sales. He has an overseas exposure in this field from Italy & Shanghai. At Faith Automation, Rajshekhar has played a key role in setting up of the Projects & Sales Department. He is also responsible for Faith’s presence in almost all OEM’s & most Tier’1s across India in the last 5 years.

Kedar Joshi

Director, Finance & Estimation

 

Kedar has over 24 years of experience in the Auto Industry. He started his career with Force Motors after graduating from Shivaji University, Kolhapur. He has an extensive experience in BIW Tool Design, Technical Proposals & Estimation backed by an overseas exposure in this field from France & Italy. He has also been responsible in handling sales of the organization. At Faith Automation, he played a crucial role in setting up the Finance, HR & Administration Departments. Kedar has also been instrumental in arranging Bank Funding to boost the business.

Kedar Joshi

Director, Finance & Estimation

 

Kedar has over 24 years of experience in the Auto Industry. He started his career with Force Motors after graduating from Shivaji University, Kolhapur. He has an extensive experience in BIW Tool Design, Technical Proposals & Estimation backed by an overseas exposure in this field from France & Italy. He has also been responsible in handling sales of the organization. At Faith Automation, he played a crucial role in setting up the Finance, HR & Administration Departments. Kedar has also been instrumental in arranging Bank Funding to boost the business.

Ramdas Gopale

Director, Operations

 

With 19 years of experience in the Auto Industry, Ramdas started his career in BIW field in the year 2000. He has an extensive experience in BIW Process Planning, Design, Manufacturing, Automation & Robotics. At Faith Automation, Ramdas was responsible for establishing all the departments (Assembly, Quality, Automation, Purchase and Robotics). He also developed the complete manufacturing supplier base to ensure cost, quality and timely delivery. He plays a critical role in the successful and timely completion of projects.

Ramdas Gopale

Director, Operations

With 19 years of experience in the Auto Industry, Ramdas started his career in BIW field in the year 2000. He has an extensive experience in BIW Process Planning, Design, Manufacturing, Automation & Robotics. At Faith Automation, Ramdas was responsible for establishing all the departments (Assembly, Quality, Automation, Purchase and Robotics). He also developed the complete manufacturing supplier base to ensure cost, quality and timely delivery. He plays a critical role in the successful and timely completion of projects.

Sachin Khadke

Director, Design

 

Sachin has 16 years of experience in the Auto Industry. He graduated from Pune University in the field of Mechanical Engineering. He has an extensive experience in Process Planning, Mechanical Design, Robotic Simulation & Layout. At Faith Automation, he established the Process Planning, Design & Robotic Simulation Department, that has grown from a strength of 10 to 45 Engineers in just 5 years.  Sachin also plays a crucial role in defining Innovative solutions to reduce time and cost.

Sachin Khadke

Director, Design

 

Sachin has 16 years of experience in the Auto Industry. He graduated from Pune University in the field of Mechanical Engineering. He has an extensive experience in Process Planning, Mechanical Design, Robotic Simulation & Layout. At Faith Automation, he established the Process Planning, Design & Robotic Simulation Department, that has grown from a strength of 10 to 45 Engineers in just 5 years.  Sachin also plays a crucial role in defining Innovative solutions to reduce time and cost.

Rahul Kolhe

Director, Project Management

 

Rahul has 14 years of experience in the Auto Industry. Graduated From Pune University in the field of Mechanical Engineering. He has an extensive experience in Process Planning, Mechanical Design & Project Management. At Faith Automation, he established the Projects Department and trained a team of young engineers to execute as well as monitor Spot Welding projects for Cost, Quality & Time.

Rahul Kolhe

Director, Project Management

Rahul has 14 years of experience in the Auto Industry. Graduated From Pune University in the field of Mechanical Engineering. He has an extensive experience in Process Planning, Mechanical Design & Project Management. At Faith Automation, he established the Projects Department and trained a team of young engineers to execute as well as monitor Spot Welding projects for Cost, Quality & Time.

Amit Shete

Director, Project Management

 

Amit graduated from Pune University in Mechanical Engineering and has an experience of 15 years in the Auto Industry. He has majorly worked in the field of Process Planning, Mechanical Design & Project management backed by an overseas experience of project and process execution. At Faith Automation, he established the Projects Department and trained a team of young engineers to execute as well as monitor MIG Welding projects for Cost, Quality & Time.

Amit Shete

Director, Project Management

 

Amit graduated from Pune University in Mechanical Engineering and has an experience of 15 years in the Auto Industry. He has majorly worked in the field of Process Planning, Mechanical Design & Project management backed by an overseas experience of project and process execution. At Faith Automation, he established the Projects Department and trained a team of young engineers to execute as well as monitor MIG Welding projects for Cost, Quality & Time.

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