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Engineer Sales

Chicago, Illinois, 60637, United States
May 31, 2010

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Pradeep John Pinto

Email: Phone:(773)-***-****


. 5 years of work experience in design, develop, test, launch and

manufacture products

. Experienced in designing products and assemblies manufactured using

machining, powder technology, sheet metal / stamping and elastomer /

plastic injection process. Professional experience in CAD and FEA

software's used for engineering design. Certified as a 6 Sigma Green

Belt. Knowledgeable and experienced certifying products to meet UL, NSF

and CSA

. Interested in a full time design and development position in the

Cleveland / Akron area

W o r k E x p e r i e n c e

Flowserve Corporation (Pac-Seal, Flow Solutions Group division)

Burr Ridge, IL

Engineering Supervisor (12/08-present)

. Mentoring design of a new seal line that will improve Flowserve's current

margin and let Flowserve compete in the global market. The design of the

seal allows for ease of manufacturing in any Flowserve site. Flowserve

has applied for patent on this product line

. Lead the strategic development and operational performance of all Pac-

Seal engineering resources; including Design Engineering, Application

Engineering, and Manufacturing Engineering to meet the expectations

through technical support and problem resolution for key customers in

Sales and Operations. Manage two local, one remote test engineer and one

remote manufacturing engineer

. Responsible for all technical aspects of the group, including

manufacturing locations in South America and Asia pacific

. Develop and implement personnel development plans for all staff.

Identify training needs for staff and work to make needed training

available to staff

. Make effective use of capacity planning tools to identify and address

current and anticipated gaps in engineering capacity for all functional

groups. Make use of low-cost engineering resources as appropriate to

augment engineering capacity

Product Engineer (02/06-11/08)

. Designed a new seal product line that would transform Flowserve into a

diesel industry technology leader using knowledge accumulated for over 10

years and transformed it into a feasible design. One of the seal sizes

has the potential to reduce the field pump warranties by 5.3 million,

improve average seal life by at least a multiple of 20, improve

Flowserve's margin by 400% and sales growth by 200%. Flowserve has

applied for patent on this product line Projected

Sales value of 2.5 million /year

. Proficient in designing products and assemblies manufactured using

machining, powder technology and sheet metal / stamping

. Provided technical support to manufacturing, new sales, application and

quality. Local manufacturing process included elastomer molding,

stamping, machine shop and assembly

. Provided technical support in moving three high volume lines to the Asia

pacific region

. Created design and APQP process that made the department comply with TS


. Provided technical support in transitioning strategic components such as

elastomer, tribological ceramics, stamped and machined components Cost

Saving of 0.8 million /year

. Supported customer in warranty return analysis to improve product or


Parker Hannifin Corporation (Integrated Sealing Systems Division )

Lynchburg, VA

Product Engineer (11/04-01/06)

. Proficient in designing homogeneous rubber gaskets and carrier gaskets

manufactured using injection molding, compression molding and transfer

over-molding processes

. Responsible for design, development and following the APQP process to

launch multiple seals at different stages of the process. Projected

Sales value of about 1.7 million /year

. Supported sales and customer in warranty return analysis

. Responsible for making and updating Design FMEA, DVP&R and providing

engineering support for current Ford programs, which is about 40% of our

72 million dollar business

Quality Engineer (2/03-11/04)

. Responsible for championing 8Ds, identifying root cause, recommending

permanent corrective action and monitoring for effectiveness and


. Supervised nine quality auditors who assist manufacturing on each of the

three shift

. Analyze Parker Seal Division's warranty on all products supplied to Ford

using AWS, identifying parts that have high field failures. Working with

Engineering, R&D and Manufacturing departments to arrive at the root

cause and implement corrective actions

. Responsible for designing control plans and accurate methods to improve

and control the quality of products during APQP for plastic injection

molding, transfer molding, rubber injection molding and compression

molding processes

. Certified as a 6 Sigma Green Belt: Our project was to increase the

dimensional capability of a feature on the carrier gasket, thereby having

a cost savings of $120,000 Team size: 3

. Assisted in completing a 6 Sigma Black Belt with a cost savings of

$160,000.Team size: 6

Engineering Coop (5/02- 11/02)

. Performed 2D and 3D non-linear FEA analysis on rubber push in place

gasket, plastic + rubber carrier gasket and metal + rubber isolated

gasket using Msc.MarcMentat Software

. Assisted in developing methods to get accurate data for non-linear

material properties

New York State Center for Engineering Design and Industrial Innovation

Buffalo, NY Research Project Assistant (12/00-5/02, 11/02-01/03)

Thesis Project: The objective of my research was to use visual aids in

increasing the efficiency and reliability of design process. This was

achieved by using Graph Morphing techniques in OpenGL and representing the

optimization problem visually. It also improved human involvement and

interaction during design process by using the concept of Visual Design


Hitachi Air Conditioners

Bombay, India

Project Engineer (8/98 -12/99)

PROJECTS: Systems Design and Implementation

. Led a team of technicians, coordinated with sub contractors, managed

logistics of raw materials, schedules and costs for successful on time

completion of projects

. Designed and analyzed systems layouts and their controls during project


E d u c a t i o n

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering Bachelor of Engineering in


University of Buffalo (SUNY) University of Bombay, India

January 2003, GPA: 3.2/4.0 January 1999

C o m p u t e r S k i l l s

Design Software: Pro-Engineer, Mechanical Desktop.

Software Packages: MS-Word, MS-Excel, Power point, Project,

Visio, Minitab.


Inventor in US Patent US7624750. Awarded Parker's " 2006 Inventor

Appreciation Award". Willing to relocate. References available upon


6019 S Ingleside Ave #404

Chicago IL 60637

No relocation assistance required for Cleveland / Akron area

Permanent resident of US

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