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Mechanical Engineer Manufacturing

San Carlos, California, United States
May 19, 2017

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Kamran Aghashiri *** Martinique Dr, Redwood City, CA


Motivated Mechanical Engineer with over 10 years of experience in green energy, medical device, and aerospace. At home in a fast paced hands on environments. Experienced in leading and developing processes related to new product introductions, product transitions/transfers and production support. Specializing communication across multiple domains, such as engineering, manufacturing, product development, and customers. Comfortable as both an individual contributor as well as a team lead. Professional Experience

Calibra Medical, Redwood City, CA (March 2015-November 2016) Staff New Product Engineer

o Lead Mechanical Engineer in the development, daily support and transfer of the product analysis department.

o Activities include research and development of disassembly and test fixtures in accordance with design controls and reliability engineering for new products. o Primary Engineer for the Diabetes Care Franchise, Post Launch Issues Monitoring Team Bloom Energy, Sunnyvale, CA (July 2012- March 2015) Sr. NPI Manufacturing Engineer

o Manage and develop initial build plans for Alpha and Beta builds. o Primary owner of manufacturing builds during product development, including hands- on assembly.

o Assess readiness to support build events and production ramp. o Key Member of the emergency fleet repair and refurbishment process development team.

o Generate detailed documentation (drawings, schematics, MPI’s, BOM’s, routers) in support of manufacturing assembly.

MASS Precision Inc., Santa Clara, CA (April 2010- July 2012) Sr. Mechanical Product/NPI Engineer

o Contributed to IQ, OQ, PQ qualifications for preexisting medical production parts. o Served as engineering project manager to drive process development Customer liaison for design reviews, quality issues and product changes. o Reviewed part design documentation to ensure alignment with process capability. o Owner of containment actions and confirmation of sufficient root cause analysis and corrective action plans.

o Manage communications around production with both internal engineering teams and the executive team.

Amphenol-TCS, Milpitas, CA (December 2008 – April 2010) Product NPI Mechanical Engineer

o Technical lead for all engineering projects, including development of key suppliers. o Interfaced and coordinated with Cisco design engineering in the release and implementation of new part revisions and design.

o Maintained product configuration within the product lifecycle management database to ensure correct translation of the product design to supply chain. o Supplier management monitoring yields for improvement and early quality problem detection.

Applied Aerospace Structures Corporation, Stockton, (September 2007 - October 2008) Manufacturing Engineer II

o Production Team Leader; managed 15-person technician group. o Supervised and planned labor requirement; scheduled daily work throughout facility.

o Responsible for improving, developing, implementing and maintaining operation sequences, and processes.

o Created efficient workflow processes and detailed work instructions. Composite Eng. Inc. Sacramento, CA (Aug. 2005- Sept. 2007) Manufacturing/Mechanical Engineer

o Lead final assembly manufacturing engineer, creating process and work instruction. o Planned, scheduled, executed and coordinated detailed phases of engineering of pre-production builds.

o Responsible for daily maintenance of final assembly production line. o Created and managed retrofit installation kits, production and final inspection. Skills

The ability to actively drive the completion of NPI projects from the pilot production phase through sustained project launch.

Experienced in transfer of production to contract manufacturing sites and support of remote production.

Drive FMEA methodology to identify all product/process risks and define a risk mitigation plan.

Design, qualify, document and introduce production and service assembly/test fixtures and equipment.

Comfortably work with and present recommendations to all levels of the organization.

Perform failure analysis and implement corrective action to improve production and quality.

Create and maintain accurate manufacturing documentation, including assembly procedures, testing methods, BOM, and others as required.

Working knowledge of FDA QSR’s, ISO 13485.

SolidWorks Proficiency, part drawing development and GD&T Education: BS in Mechanical Engineering, California State University, Sacramento, May 2005

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