|Arvind P. Wagle
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Pine Bluff, AR 71601 email@example.com C: 256.***.****
Engineer with diverse and extensive experience in all facets of the plastics injection molding industry. Highly successful track record in process engineering, tool engineering, mold flow, mold set-up and cycle-time reduction. Reputation as an excellent problem-solver, bolstered by M.S. in Plastics Engineering. Skilled in:
New Product Development
Designing Plastic Part for Manufacture
Injection Molding Cycle Reduction
Mold Design Review
Building Molds Overseas
Six Sigma & DOE
STANT Inc – Pine Bluff, AR
Proces Engineer, Injection molding(Automotive) 2010-Present
Achieve smooth launch of new tooling by reviewing part designs, mold designs for efficient
molding. Set up injection molding process and troubleshoot defective molding and plastic part assembly defects. Analyse root cause of rejected production and resolve with corrective action.
Launched efficient color mixing station for mixing color with plastic resin.
Inteva Products/Delphi Automotive – Gadsden, AL 2004–2009
Process Engineer, Injection molding (Automotive)
Achieved smooth launch on injection molded cosmetic and non cosmetic parts for Mercedes 2004/2005 model year cars. Set-up efficient molding processes, debugged complex molds (hot runner, valve gated) for 200 ton to 3,000 ton Engel molding machines and produced defect free parts that exceeded customer quality requirements.
Effectively trained 8 technicians to troubleshoot by precisely monitoring molding process, thus maintaining consistent part quality.
Resolved customer quality issues and provided corrective actions to reduce scrap.
Reviewed part designs, mold designs, mold flow analysis and developed specifications for mold analysis.
General Electric Appliance – Louisville, KY 1998–2004
Tooling Engineer for New Product Development (Home Appliances)
Achieved smooth launch for refrigerator, washing machine, stove range and other appliance molds. Reviewed and corrected part drawings from over 20 part designers to ensure problem free tooling, specified molds for long life and defect free quality molded parts. Built molds in the U.S., China, Portugal, Singapore, Taiwan and India.
Built injection, compression and gas assist molds with cold runner, hot runners, gas assist and valve gates on time to meet program deadline.
Slashed molding cycle time 30% to 40% by building highly efficient molds through combination of improved part design, mold design and optimized cooling circuit using C-MOLD (4,000 hrs.) software.
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AT&T/Lucent Technology – Dallas, TX 1993–1998
Supply Line Engineer/Materials Engineer (Telephone Equipment)
Chaired Plastic Material Control team that ensured quality of all suppliers’ plastic components, eliminating plant shutdowns from defective plastic parts.
Developed Plastic design guidelines to guide product engineers design efficient plastic parts.
Achieved smooth launch of battery, power supply thermoplastic and thermoset molds by reviewing part designs from over 15 part designers, mold designs from tool shops and analyzing over 100 parts for flow and cooling, C-MOLD (3,000 hrs.).
Reduced factory shutdowns by developing and qualifying an efficient supplier base in the U.S. and Taiwan that provided competitive cost, quality and on-time delivery of thermoplastics and thermoset parts.
Selected over 40 plastic materials that reduced cost and improved quality.
Canon/Southtech – Newport News, VA 1990–1993
Manufacturing Engineer (Business Machines)
Trimmed cycle time of injection-molded parts and achieved annual cost reduction of $2 million.
Successfully launched new Canon printer model after analyzing all molds CAPLAS (2,000).
Achieved higher quality parts by troubleshooting molds and training 9 technicians.
Sumitomo and JSW molding machine.
Mallinkrodt Critical Care, Inc. – Carlsbad, CA 1986–1987
Molding Foreman (Medical)
Achieved highest quality, defect free precision molded parts.
Troubleshot injection molding of precision medical parts. Supervised 5 operators.
Earned recognition for correcting designs of molds that historically produced defective parts, improving quality and eliminating defects (Toshiba, Battenfeld, Vandorn and Cincinnati Milacron).
M.S., Plastics Engineering, University of Massachusetts at Lowell – Lowell, MA GPA 3.8/4.0
Diploma, Plastics Engineering, Board of Technical Examinations – Maharashtra State, India
Certified, Six Sigma Green Belt, General Electric – Louisville, KY
Diploma, Small Business Management, K.C. College of Management - India
Seminar, Systematic Injection Molding & Process Control, RJG Associate, Inc.
STATUS: U.S. Citizen COMPUTER SKILLS
C-Mold (Moldflow), Over 6,000 hours
CAPLAS, 2,000 hours
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