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Engineer Design

Location:
Houston, Texas, 77498, United States
Posted:
October 05, 2010
Email:
tdi4q5@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
*************@*****.***


VIMAL ENGINEER

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Sugar Land, TX, 77498, U.S.A. Email: tdi4q5@r.postjobfree.com

SEASONED MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER
 Mechanical Chartered Engineer with 15 years of experience in Mechanical Design, including 10 years in oil & gas field separation equipment, seeking a mid-career position with solid company.

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KEY STRENGTHS
 Directed teams and executed demanding schedules while producing a creative, high quality, cost effective, and durable equipment/system
 Developed and improved more than fifty projects of product, equipment, system, and tooling designs
 Awarded four appreciation certificates from general manager and director
 Experienced working in AutoCAD, Solid Works, Microsoft Word / Excel, SAP, etc.
 Result-oriented and self-driven engineer with expertise in design, procurement, and manufacturing
 A team player who works well at all levels of the business structure
 Proficient in specialty equipment design, rotating equipment, equipment selection, pressure vessel, problem solving, and report writing
 Worked under pressure in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
 Demonstrated superior mechanical engineering skills in design, manufacturing, selection, and procurement of numerous specialty systems projects related to oil and gas and HDD Industries
 Ensured quality production through a number of inspections and checks including pre-fabrication dimensions, pre-assembly and final equipment for overall quality and fit to job order
 Worked with ANSI, NACE, ASME, ASTM, AWS, OSHA etc. standard
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

KEM-TRON Technologies, Inc. Stafford, TX. March 2008 to Present
Design Engineer
Design & Development of Separation Equipment / Mud Recycle units / Solid Control Equipment like … Centrifuges / Decanters, Centrifugal Pumps, Shale Shakers, Hydro cyclones, Degassers, Dewatering unit which are used for Oil & Gas, Directional Drilling, and Mining Industries as per the Market requirement.

• Designed custom projects, interfacing with clients regarding Design Specification issues, and supporting engineering, purchasing, manufacturing, and aftermarket services
• Performed a variety of highly technical tasks and project management duties to ensure products and processes met required specifications and contract requirements
• Innovated corrugated FRP plate resulting in a patent for Degasser
• Created back drive arrangement for centrifuge allowing it to run at a variety of differential speeds for better wide applications
• Developed unique 40’ long skid-mounted mud testing / mixing unit for specific demand
• Conducted customer order / contract review, and weekly management meetings
• Approved inspection standards and resolved NCR
• Prepared and approved BOM, Design and Drawings of Custom Design Equipment / Systems
• Approved and managed all aspects of writing purchase specifications that included review of clients’ Material Specifications, Drawings, Job Estimates, Project Cost and Schedule
• Improved Shaker Screen and Gasket design and manufacturing process for high performance longer screen life.
• Increased safety standard in equipment by improving designs of guards, hand rails, safety signs, etc.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE CONTINUED …..
KEM-TRON Technologies Private Limited, Vadodara, Gujarat, India. Jan. 2001 to March 2008
Design and Development Engineer

• Designed and developed 250, 178, 118 series centrifugal pumps and centrifuge by Reverse Engineering
• Managed a design team of KEM-TRON Technologies: India
• Prepared and approved BOM – part List for equipment assembly / whole project
• Estimated and planned equipment/project cost and completion
• Located and developed vendors for new product development
• Reviewed and approved vendor's documents, drawings, and offers
• Managed outsourcing of components, material, and services for manufacturing activities
• Visited onshore/offshore drilling rigs/sites to study, analyze, and suggest suitable equipment/ system at Abu Dhabi, August 2007

MIPCO, Bharuch, Gujarat, India. Aug. 1997 to Jan. 2001
Design Engineer

• Scrutinized various clients’ marketing inquiries from a technical perspective to facilitate the study of manufacturing feasibility for custom-made, forged rings
• Prepared and approved tooling design/drawings of hot forging press tool
• Developed design calculation programs in Excel and in ‘C’ language
• Received Certificate of Appreciation letters from MIPCO general manager for developing innovative tooling for new size/shape rings/auto parts
• Modified tooling of press tool resulting in a 65% increase in tool life and a 5% material savings per ring
• Suggested material handling system by which material transportation time saved and there was final cost reduction of 3% per ring

Worked as Graduate Trainee / Jr. Design Engineer in similar two Engineering companies Nov. 1995 to July 1997
• Prepared General Arrangement Drawings for Client’s approval.
• Developed programs in Auto lisp for creation of Drawings of standard Box components.
• Developed design calculation programs of ratings, stresses, safety factors, etc. as per DIN, AGMA, BS, IS Standards in ‘C’ language.

WORK STATUS: Green Card (permanent resident of USA)

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

Bachelor of Engineering (BSME) Sardar Patel University, India Oct. 1995
CE - Chartered Engineer Indian Institution of Engineers Feb. 2003

Solid Works, Progressive Technologies, Houston, TX June 2008
Pro/E, Sofin Cad, Vadodara, India May 2004
Inventor / Mechanical Desktop / AutoCAD, Roshni Computer, India (ATC of Autodesk) April 2001
Six Sigma White Belt, www.TheSixSigmaWay.com Aug. 2010

I am pursuing trainings of ANSYS Mechanical, MATLAB, Lean Six Sigma.