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Mechanical Engineer Six Sigma

Location:
Buffalo, New York, 14223, United States
Posted:
August 28, 2017

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PRAVEEN KUMARE GOPALAKRISHNAN

** ******* ******,*******, ** 14223 / (716)-***-**** / ac11z9@r.postjobfree.com SUMMARY

Mechanical Engineer offering prior experience and strong knowledge with experiences in the following

•Specialization in Design and Manufacturing. Experience in working with CAD (AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor, Solidworks, CATIA, Pro e(windchill) and CAE (Abaqus & Ansys) Software.

•In depth Knowledge of Product life cycle Management.

•Right qualification to pursue a career in industry, with a Green belt in Six sigma and have equipped myself with specialized courses like Six sigma, lean and Industrial safety.

•Knowledge in Manufacturing Processes like Die Casting, Forging, Turning, Cutting, Milling and various types of CNC operations.

•Ability to read and interpret GD&T.

•Worked on projects pertaining to CAD applications, Finite element analysis, Six sigma, Lean, product Lifecycle management and Industrial safety.

•Proficient in Matlab, CNC coding, Microsoft office, Microsoft Outlook, Macola, SAP and Minitab. EDUCATION

University at Buffalo Buffalo, NY

M.S in Mechanical Engineering Aug 2015-Feb 2017

Field of Interest: Six Sigma, Lean, DFMEA, Industrial Safety, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), GD&T, SMART Materials, Finite element Analysis(FEA), CAD Applications, Design Optimization, Amrita University Coimbatore, India

B.S in Mechanical Engineering Aug 2011- May 2015

Field of Interest:

Design of Machine Elements, Design for Manufacturing Assembly (DFMEA), Error proofing, GD & T, Automotive Chassis Design, Finite element Analysis (FEA), Manufacturing technology, Kinematics and Dynamics (vibrations) of Machinery, Solid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, Principles of Management. EXPERIENCE

Monosystems Inc Buffalo, New York

Industrial engineer Engineering manager May 2017 – Present

Closely work with Vice President and help managing the production.

Manager of the Pre-Wire Department, manages production and interact with customers.

Inventory management using Macola/ SAP.

Designs raceways, cable trays and electrical components using solid works.

Process improvement (using lean and six sigma techniques), cost cutting, setting up machines to improve productivity

Technical advice for company products.

University at Buffalo Buffalo, New York

Graduate Mechanical Engineer Research Assistant January 2017 – April 2017

Application of product life cycle data toward making sustainable end-of-life decisions.

Real time data of 60,000 hard drives for 3 years were collected. SMART stat Analysis, six sigma techniques(KPIV/KPOV) and Data Mining techniques were used to Predict the best hard drive available in the Market.

Major reasons for failure in terms of SMART stats, Design aspects and other factors were studied.

PUBLICATION: Paper titled ‘Reliability of hard disk drives with focus on design improvement’ published in international conference of design and manufacturing, Ohio 2017.

University at Buffalo Buffalo, New York

Graduate Mechanical Engineer Teaching Assistant August 2015 – December 2017

Tutor and Grader for Design subjects for undergrad Mechanical Engineering Students.

Prepares solutions for assignments, quizzes and exams and evaluate answer scripts of students.

Design process and Methods, Design projects (senior year projects) and Thermodynamics courses were handled Society for Automotive Engineers (SAE). Coimbatore, India Automotive club, Amrita Chapter Automotive Manufacturing Jan 2012 – May 2015

President and Head of Baja Team during my senior year.

Represented Amrita University as a part of the team in SAE INDIA BAJA: ATV endurance competition in 2014-2015

Responsible for Design, Analysis and Fabrication of the Brakes, Engine and Powertrain.

Design software like Solidworks and Autocad were used.

FEA analysis were done using Ansys, Meshing were done using hypermesh.

Hands on experience making a Car involving usage of welding, lathe, drilling and other manufacturing processes. Indian Railways Chennai, India

Manufacturing Engineer Process improvement. May 2013 – Aug 2013

Investigated the utilization of different lubricating agents in wheel bearings of rail coaches.

Performed work flow analysis, Value stream Mapping, Setup time reduction, 5S and Kaizen events to improve the process flow.

Designed an equipment using Autocad and manufactured a working model, that facilitated automatic grease removal process.

30 percent reduction in labor hours was achieved.

Worked closely with the managers to generate Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions and Control Plans.

Recommended the use of Poke-Yoke to maintain and improve safety in the workplace. SK Engineering Chennai, India

Quality Engineer Process improvement. May 2012 – Jun 2012

Developed CNC codes for designing and manufacturing automotive fasteners.

G and M codes were written for cutting, Knurling, Milling, Threading and Turning operations.

Testing the quality of fasteners and recommending changes. ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Applying Six Sigma On UB (University at Buffalo) Police Jan 2016-Aug 2016

Used DMAIC principles to eliminate scheduling issues and process improvement. Implemented Six sigma tools such as 5S, Cause and Effect diagram, Pareto chart, Root Cause Analysis, Run Charts, Project Charter, SIPOC and PFMEA at different stages.

Lean in Health Care Jan 2016-Aug 2016

Applying lean principles to improve health care quality and safety. Value stream mapping, 5S, kaizen, FIFO, waste management, Rapid improvement and 3-ps were implemented. Continuous Improvement to reduce cost by increasing savings thereby improving the efficiency of the business Better service, cost reduction and safer environment was achieved.

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)- India BAJA Aug 2014- Jan 2015

Design (solidworks and Autocad), Analysis (hypermesh and Ansys) and Fabrication of the Brakes and Powertrain. Performed the quality test for the engines. Hands on experience making a Car involving usage of welding, lathe, drilling and other manufacturing processes.

Multipurpose Wheel-Chair Aug 2015- Dec 2015

Designed a wheelchair (using Autocad) by integrating various features like staircase climbing, voice recognition, Self- driving and Automobile compatibility to help Handicapped overcome the boundaries of abnormality. Stress Analysis were performed (Using Ansys, FEA) to find the stress on various motion modes of wheelchair. CAD Modelling to optimize the functionality of CNC Machine for tile Design Jan 2016-Aug 2016

Designed a CNC Milling Machine using Autodesk Inventor(CAD). Drawing sheet with BOM and specifications were prepared. Developed trajectory planning scheme in Matlab with a sequence of parametric curves and 2D Transformations. Performed motion simulations based on the design trajectories in the Inventor Model. Analysis of a Diesel Engine Piston using Thermal Barrier Ceramic Coatings Aug 2014-Dec 2014

Heat conduction was studied on a real time automotive piston (designed using solidworks) with Alumina and Zirconium coatings. Analysis was done using Ansys(FEA) software. Published a conference paper based on the result obtained. Fault Diagnosis of Automobile Gearbox – Senior Year Project. Sep 2014- May 2015

Vibration signals for different gears on a real time gearbox was trained using machine learning algorithms frequency domain, cepstrum, TSA and enveloping techniques using Matlab software. A portable hardware kit was designed to detect faults in the gear box.

PUBLICATION: Paper titled ‘Automobile Gearbox Fault Diagnosis using Naive Bayes and Decision Tree Algorithm’ Presented in ICMME and was published in Applied mechanics and materials journal. (Accessible in scientific.net)



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