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Design Engineer

Location:
Farmington, Michigan, United States
Salary:
85000
Posted:
November 14, 2017

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SYED KHALEELULLA ***** Berry wood Ln, Unit **

SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER Farmington Hills, MI-48334

AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN AND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Cell NO: +1 248*******

E mail: ac3bky@r.postjobfree.com

Career Summary

10.0 years of experience in Automotive Product design and development with North American customers. Performing all Project activities independently. Effective client communication and co-ordination. Working as a Technical Lead which involves co-ordination with Engineering team and offshore team building. Well versed with Automotive Seating Systems for Tier one North American Customers which includes Complete Seat Packaging, design and development of Seating Components. Regulatory compliance with seating standards such as FMVSS and ECE. Plastic design development and manufacturing feasibility. Proficient in use of Mechanical CAD software CATIA V5 and PLM Tools such as Team Center, Agile and Enovia.

Professional Profile

Experience in project Execution, product design & development, quality and team management

Domain Expertise: Automotive (Interior and Exterior)

Design and development of Automotive Seats for North American Clients.

Design and Development of Seat Plastic parts and Bumper Parts.

Proficient in Use of CATIA V5 and Team center.

Frequent Interaction with the onsite Engineers and supported them with design solutions for ease in manufacturability and tooling.

Quality Assurance made to projects with compliance to OEM and Seating and Standards.

A keen performer with strong skills in taking process improvement and cost reduction initiatives and implementing quality systems for enhancing plant efficiency.

An effective communicator with excellent relationship management skills, problem solving & organizational abilities.

Good sound knowledge about Injection molding Technology.

Leading a Team and assisting the Engineers in Design Concepts and QC activities.

Automotive Seating Exposure

7 Years of Experience with MAGNA SEATING North American Tier One Supplier.

Actively involved in Design and development of WK CHEROKEE JEEP and Complete FCA RU program which involves product design and development of Seat Components mainly plastics and foams. Seat complete Studies in compliance to seating regulations. Actively participated in Technical discussions Design reviews and meetings. Assisted Engineering team with complex design support and brainstorming the ideas. Provide Design solutions with ease of manufacturing and cost reduction.

Closely involved with customer to identify the root cause for the complete Seat development.

Technically supporting the design team to understand the work and help them out with the suitable solutions. Training new Engineers on Automotive Seat development and applications of Team Center Engineering.

Technical Skills

Specialization Areas: Interiors (Seating Design- Plastics, Foam Design and Sheet Metal).

Software: CATIA V5 (Proficient in Surface Modeling and Sheet Metal, trained with CLASS A too).

NX (Basic Modeling and Basic Surfacing Skills)

PLM Tools: Team Center, Agile and Enovia (VPM).

Experience

2011 –Till Present

KPIT Infosystems Inc

Senior Engineer

CLIENT: MAGNA SEATING, Novi

MAGNA PROJECT: 1

COMPLETE SEAT DESIGN PACKAGE FOR CHRYSLER RU PGM- FRONT AND REAR ROW SEAT

Work Description: Design and Development of Complete Seat for Chrysler RU PGM. This Minivan has the Stow ‘n Go seating is a technology that allows the back row seats in a minivan to be folded up and then folded down into the floorboards of the minivan. Stowing the seats can be done quickly and with very little effort making the back area of your minivan modular and adaptable. When not in use, the pockets in the floorboards can even be used for additional storage.

MAGNA was responsible for Seat Complete activities for all the three rows for this program and as a Senior Engineer below were my responsibilities.

Complete SEAT study which includes Comfort- Meat to Metal, HR study with compliance to FMVSS and ECE.

Design of STO and FOAM as per the OEM Standard Practice.

Design and development of Plastic Components like SIDE SHIELD COVRES, TRIM RING, STO CAP, BEZEL, and ARMREST HANDLE.

Creation of Concepts for plastic components with sketches as input.

Performing design guideline checks and study for the parts before production release.

Parametric surface modeling for all Plastic components with neat surface finish and quality.

Checking for tooling feasibility, Draft Analysis and assembly method for all the plastic components.

Constant interaction with onsite Engineers and Mold designers for design optimization.

Kinematics creation to check part interface in different seat movements.

Developments of component with CLASS A finish as per the customer requirement.

Creation of Foam drawings and Comfort section drawing.

Creation of regulatory studies with compliance to seat standards.

Skiving Foam pads and Coordination with Trim Engineers.

MAGNA PROJECT: 2 COMPLETE SEAT DESIGN PACKAGE FOR WK CHEROKEE JEEP

DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF TRIM RING, BACK PANEL AND SIDE SHIELD COMPONENTS FOR FRONT ROW CHRYSLER WD/WK PGM (CHEROKEE)

Work Description: Trim Ring and Back panel are the plastic component which covers the Seat Back structure and Side shield which covers the recliner area of the seat structure. The WK PGM Chrysler seat has a DVD model mechanism; to incorporate this plastic component has been developed. Styling data received from the customer as input.

The main challenge to develop these models to accommodate all the B side attachment to assemble with the seat structure. The WK variant has power seats and motions and the challenge to develop these plastic components were exciting. Few cost reduction concepts designed and was appreciated by customer on these components. Also the transition of surface at different angles needed for zero deficiency was the next tougher side to achieve.

Development of Trim ring part based on styling surface and Seat structural parts.

Parametric Surface modeling as per OEM standards.

Creation of B Side attachment features to accommodate the structure.

Kinematics creation to check part interface in different seat movements.

Checking for tooling feasibility, Draft Analysis and assembly method.

Performing design guideline checks and study for the parts before production release.

Constant interaction with Plastic Engineers and Mold designers for design optimization.

MAGNA PROJECT-3:

DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF FOAM PADS FOR BOTH DRIVER AND PASSENGER SEAT FOR WK AND RU PGMS

Check the Styling data for any discrepancy.

Design of Foam pad based on STO offset as per the customer requirement.

Creation of Foam A side and B solid to match the seat structure.

Design methodology as per the OEM guidelines.

Create Foam Skive drawing.

Work with Trim group to understand the Foam mold and other operations.

KPIT Infosystems Inc

Engineer

CLIENT: PEGUFORM Gmbh Germany

PROJECT

DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF REAR BUMPER ASSEMBLY

All CAD changes had to be done and product structure had to be maintained as per BMW Standards

Complete bumper part was checked for tooling issues.

Quality check has to be done and standards have to be maintained.

Constant interaction with the Mold engineers.

Studying Interference and clearance check through DMU

Checking for tooling feasibility and draft Analysis.

Customer design and review meetings.

Studying Interference and clearance check through DMU

2007 –2011

Infosys

CLIENT: Johnson controls Inc.

PROJECT:

COMPLETE SEAT DESIGN PACKAGE FOR CHRYSLER LCC DODGE VEHICLE & NISSAN P42JK PGM BOTH FRONT AND REAR SEATS

Package of complete seat with the BOM as per the OEM.

Design changes of the seat components using CATIA V5.

Seat complete study this includes Clearance and interference study with seat Environment.

Creation Seat Layouts such as COMFORT, SAFETY, PACKAGING and ENVIRONMENT as per the OEM standards.

Quality check on daily deliveries with standards maintained.

Ease with PLM Enovia Tool.

Comfort study for Complete seat with regulatory Compliance with Seat Standards

(FMVSS and ECE Standards)

Client communication and reviews to reconcile the design concerns.

Education

BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING- MECHANICAL

FROM MVJ COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING-INDIA

VISHWESHWARAYA TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

YEAR 2006 PASSED WITH FIRST CLASS.

CATIA V5 Certification Course, 2006.

Team Center certification from Siemens, 2015.

Worked on couple of pilot projects and praised for the work done.

Trained new Engineers on Seating Domain and CAD tool.

Done Voice recording for the Seat Animation videos.



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