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Mechanical Engineer Engineering

Location:
Houston, Texas, United States
Posted:
January 17, 2018

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LOKANADH PRABHALA

***(***)-**** **** Linkwood Drive, Houston, Texas-77025 ac32ue@r.postjobfree.com

Seeking Fulltime position as a Manufacturing/Mechanical Engineer.

SKILLS

Design: AutoCAD, Solid Works, Creo, Ansys 17 structural, Autodesk Inventor-2014, CATIA.

Lean: 5S, Kaizen, Six Sigma, DMAIC, 8D reports, FMEA, Process and Value Stream Mapping, Fishbone.

Simulation: Simio, FlexSim, Stat Fit and Minitab.

Software: Microsoft Office suite, Microsoft Project, WBS schedule pro, Risky Project professional.

SPC tools: Process Control & Flow Charts, Histograms, Pareto Charts, Probability Plots, and Scatter Diagrams.

CERTIFICATIONS: OSHA10, IASSC-SSGI Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, SolidWorks Professional.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Mechanical Engineer, Bharat Electronics Ltd., India March 2014 – December 2015.

Managed up to 4 projects at a time from concept to implementation of the project by developing scoping, Scheduling, prototyping, Bill of Materials, Vendor quoting, reliability testing, problems resolution, technical reviews, and pilot runs.

Received ‘BEL Design of the Year’ award for developing a cost-effective model of ‘Adv. Kshatiji’, a coastal surveillance camera, and completed an order quantity of six in December 2014.

Led a cross-functional team of 10 members to deliver the production order of 3000 specimens worth $60M on the Project “Commander Sites T 72’ (a thermal imaging Electro-Mechanical device).

Evaluated and designed heat-sink fans, heaters and coils, gearboxes, fluid pumps and other electro-mechanical devices.

Created energy-efficient die cast, machined & sheet metal parts and assemblies for heat exchangers, power cylinder components.

Investigated new capital equipment and advised on what to purchase with respect to Return on Investments (RIO) by thorough data collection and analysis of evidence thereby budgeting the projects.

Mechanical Engineer, SLV Engineering Ltd., India January 2013 – March 2014.

Installed ISO 9001 principles through the establishment of ‘customer centered’ quality control department that transformed the company into CMMI Level1 to Level2.

Handled ‘Screwed End Gun Metal Balancing Valve’ Project that involved preparation of sketches, freehand design and modeling using SoldWorks for Advance Valves Private Limited.

Led a team of 2 engineers for study modification of ‘Dual Plate Check Valve’ project worth more than $1 million for Advance Valves Private Limited Client.

Reconfigured 25,000-square-foot plant layout of SLV Engineering using cellular manufacturing technique, which improved personnel efficiency, reduced material waste by 12% monthly and reclaimed 2,000 square feet of space.

Designed, trained, and implemented ‘5S’ auditing system to improve yield, safety, and housekeeping.

Involved in material requirement planning (MRP) of ‘large size balancing valve’ project (Advance Valves Private Limited) parts by providing production drawings and bill of materials using Solidworks.

Mechanical Engineer, SPEL Semiconductor Ltd., India. July 2012 – November 2012.

Identified bottlenecks by conducting time-motion study and improved throughput by 6%.

Updated Piping/Instrumentation AutoCAD drawings for RO water systems and steam supply pump.

Developed jigs and fixtures, machined and sheet metal parts and assemblies for interface components by leveraging Solid Works to deliver solutions and saved an estimated $3.5K annually by reducing costly, strenuous and dangerous work.

EDUCATION

University of Houston, Houston, TX - Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering GPA: 3.2 Dec 2017.

K. L. University, India - Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering GPA: 3.0 March 2013.

ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Modal Analysis of Centrifugal Impeller: Modelling, simulation, and analysis of centrifugal impeller of fluid mechanics lab.

Designed simulated models for PVL pipe manufacturing in PD Inc. and formed EOQ/MRP strategy.

Optimizing training programs in an organization using GAMS.

Risk Management Plan for HP: Identifying top risk associated in the organization and providing mitigation plan.

Payback and Net present value analysis of Condo Housing Investment in Houston area.



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