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Mechanical Engineer

Fairborn, Ohio, 45324, United States
December 28, 2017

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Shashankashekhar Dutta

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Fairborn, OH-45324 (937) ***-****


Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Proficient in mathematical design calculations, part modeling and simulation.

Cumulative 1500 hours of curriculum and industrial experience of working on packages.

Ability to read and update drawings with BOM (Bill of Materials) as per ASME norms in GD&T.

Experience of working on new software platforms, constrained time budget and in a team environment.

Experience of working in a continuously improving lean and high-volume manufacturing environment.

Self-motivated and skilled in to technician communication and customer interaction.

Work Experience


ADVICS Manufacturing, Lebanon, OH August 2017 – Present

Assisting in troubleshooting new or existing product problems involving designs, materials and processes.

Primary focus on caliper housings and brackets for Toyota Tacoma brakes.

Investigating and resolving operational problems.

Identifying opportunities using production equipment knowledge and product design as a part of a cross-functional team focused on improving manufacturing processes and product cost-reduction.

Applying continuous improvement methods in the form of lean manufacturing to enhance reliability and cost-effectiveness.

Client certified for visual caliper-housing inspection.

Provide technical support related to product design.

Mechanical Engineer,

Novateur Electrical & Digital Systems Pvt. Ltd., Legrand India June 2013-March 2014

Worked in an ISO 9001:2008 certified environment.

Tasked with assisting design engineers in the realization of prototype load-breaker components.

Assisted in design feasibility analysis focusing on part construction, optimization, costing and manufacturing capability.

Optimized the stamping process and achieved an approximate 3% reduction in sheet-metal wastage.

Designed dimensional-check gauges for ‘arc-runner’ and other components on V5.

Generated detailed drawings for the same on per ASME Y14.5M-1994 standards.

Conducted linear tolerance stack-ups as per chain-dimensioning using six-sigma statistical formulae.

Operated a FANUC Wire-Cut EDM machine to create proto-type of the gauges.

Parametric Modelling of load-breaker components ‘U-Part’, ‘Mobile-Contact’ and ‘M-Plate’.

Modified the progressive tool layout for ‘U-Part’ and ‘M-Plate’.

Optimized and increased no. of stamped components without changing the die.

Updated drawings for old components and corresponding Go/No-Go gauges as a part of PLM.

Suggested ECRs (Engineering Change Request) and ECOs (Engineering Change Order).

Assisted in designing and modeling of load-breaker enclosure with the application of DFA (Design for Assembly).

Assisted in preparing DFMEA for new product development before SOP (Start of Production).

Assisted in re-organizing and maintaining design file histories and BOMs.

Coordinated PPC activities which included scheduling production batches daily.

Implemented production leveling by volume to reduce bottleneck at packaging station.

Assisted senior design engineers working on field sites and vendor units for data collection.

Assisted cross-functional teams in product development activities which included market research, design inputs and performance requirements.

Mechanical Engineering Intern, Skoda Auto Ltd., Aurangabad, India May 2011-July 2011

Assisted in completion of performance tests section on PPAP reports.

Participated in PPC (Production Planning and Control) activities.

Assisted in production planning for a short-term plan of 3 months.

Implemented KANBAN and KAIZEN systems.

Planned in-house logistic movements of JIT (just-in-time) components.

Logistic activities also included using SAP ERP 6.0.

Generated 2 different component LOGIS tags (GLT tags for JIT and KLT tags for in-store) using SAP.

Updated SAP process entries as well as material inventory during the implementation of KANBAN.

Assisted in material provisioning and billing.

Illustrated windshield packaging irregularities using PowerPoint slides and suggested improvements.

Achieved an objective of increasing the number of engines mounted on a single delivery pallet.

Gained familiarity with Plant Layout and Handling and implemented 5S standards.

Made process flow-charts to be incorporated into the company knowledge base for future trainees.

Assisted in RFD (Ready for Dispatch) scheduling implementing FIFO (first-in-first-out) through SAP.

Software Skills

V5, Pro-E: Wildfire 5.0, 1.0 and 2.0,, ANSYS Mechanical 14.0, AUTO-, MATLAB, PYTHON 3.5, Jupyter iPython Notebook, UNIGRAPHICS NX, C, SAP ERP 6.0

Curriculum Projects

Statistical Structural Analysis of a Model Circular Water Tank April 2016

Used reliability methods in form of differential equations to estimate failure probability.

Employed an FEA solver (here ANSYS Mechanical) along with MATLAB as a part of methodology.

Wrote a mathematical code to compute parameters subjected to various distributions and feed it to ANSYS.

Calculated probabilities for varying sample sizes ranging from 10 to 100,000 in batch mode process.

Also, estimated responses using PYTHON 3.5 and computational differences were noted.

Design and Simulation of an All-terrain Vehicle (BAJA SAEINDIA 2013) April 2012 – May 2013

Adopted a bottom-up methodology for design assembly.

Implemented design and modeling methodologies keeping in mind cost, safety and dimension constraints.

Designed roll-cage, suspension double wishbones and coils using strength calculations.

Modelled the roll-cage on Pro-E 1.0 and explicitly analyzed for stress on ANSYS for SAE1018 steel.

Developed ANSYS APDL codes for FEM calculations of stiffness, stresses and deflections.

Designed fenders and enclosure components with parametric surface modelling concepts.

Gave inputs to other team members for designing of suspension mountings and use of Heim Joints.

Interacted with local workshop technicians about feasibility and practicality of the vehicle design.

Adopted an iterative procedure for designing the engine-transmission seating on roll-cage to reduce weight.

Modelled an after-market 4WD 2-Speed transaxle and a VDP-CVT system.

Bench-tested a disc brake system and correlated with FEA obtained values.

Simulated the motion of the entire vehicle on Pro-E Mechanism.

Generated drawings of individual parts with partial application of DFM (Design for Manufacturing).

Gained familiarity with basic workshop machines (lathe, milling, drill).

Tracked progress using a simple Gantt Chart made on Excel.


Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering (MSME) April 2017

Wright State University, Dayton, OH GPA: 3.3/4.0

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME) June 2013

Kavikulguru Institute of Technology and Science (KITS), RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, MH, India

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