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Engineer Design

Columbus, Ohio, United States
January 09, 2018

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****F, Crossriver falls blvd, Dublin, Ohio - 43016, Phone: 480-***-****, SUMMARY

Design engineer with product development experience in Automotive Industry.Proficiency in design & development of sheet metal & plastic injection molded components. Strong knowledge on APQP methodology,DFMEA,DVP&R,CAE analysis, GD&T Y14.5 guidelines for robust product design.Adept in using CATIA V5 (6000 hrs), NX Unigraphics for design analysis.


● Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Arizona State University GPA: 3.89/4.00 May’16

● Bachelors of Technology, Mechanical Engineering, SRM University, India, GPA: 8.49/10.0 Jun’14 CERTIFICATIONS

Professional in ANSYS Diploma in CATIA V5 Ansys Fluent SKILLS

● CAD/FEM/PLM : CATIA V5, PTC Creo, UG NX, ANSYS, SolidWorks, Teamcenter PLM & VisMockUp,MATLAB

● COMPETENCIES: Design of Experiments, DFMEA, 8D, Six Sigma, DFMA,Tolerance Stack Analysis PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Design Engineer - Neaton Auto Parts - onsite Honda R&D America, Dublin, OH May’17-Present

● Perform design & development of trim & BIW components and prepare functional layouts,conduct component integration

& feasibility analysis for 2020 Acura TLX and MDX

● Responsible for mechanical content of target specifications, BOM development, drawing quality and compliance with customer and APQP design guidelines.

● Conduct design reviews & plan DVP testing and analysis for validating product durability & reliability requirements.

● Create 3D layout and part assembly drawings using Catia V5 & GD&T 14.5 guidelines.

● Collaboration with customers to design parts for design for manufacturing & assembly, cost effectiveness. quality

● Coordination with cross functional teams for engineering builds, quality improvement & concern resolution, readiness for final production.

Product Development Engineer, Zimmer Biomet, Warsaw, IN Aug’16-May’17

● Conducted product benchmarking & design feasibility study for for New Product Development & Introduction.

● Interacted with cross functional teams for product design, development and testing validation

● Developed decision making & execution plan during development phase to meet functional objectives and target setting.

● Implemented design orders,maintained BOM list & generated Engineering Change Notice (ECN) for design changes.

● Performed tolerance stack up to understand design variation & tolerance limit for manufacturability/cost/product quality

● Performed design verification and validation (V&V) on instruments and provisionals to meet specifications.

● Utilized risk reduction tools to determine & analysis risk impact on product design & development. SAE BAJA Powertrain & Suspension Team Member, SRM University May’13 - Apr’14

● Coordinated with the team for developing real-world engineering design of ATV vehicle to meet rough terrain durability acceptance criteria

● Hard point selection and packaging of suspension components for ride and handling requirements.

● Design and integration of the powertrain components viz. engine,transmission,differential, half axles, bearings and mounting brackets for ATV

● Designed engine mounting brackets using CATIA V5 and performed structural and vibration analysis using ANSYS Mechanical Intern,Renault Nissan Automotive Private Limited Chennai, India Nov’11 - Jan'12

● Gained knowledge on APQP guidelines, manufacturing techniques & production process flow

● Performed cycle time analysis on Renault Duster and Nissan Sunny assembly lines to improve production time

● Utilized Root Cause Analysis techniques to identify and remove the production issues for process flow efficiency

● Involved in DR, DFMEA, Design Verification Plan & Report (DVP&R) of powertrain, suspension and cooling subsystems

● Recommended modification of assembly line orders to reduce existing cycle time by 5%

● Learnt about the DFMA and KAIZEN principles used for Continuous Improvement of design quality & robustness

● Coordinated with TCF engineers and supervisors to discuss and understand procedures adopted to reduce cost SHANKER KRISHNAN

5362F, Crossriver falls blvd, Dublin, Ohio - 43016, Phone: 480-***-****, ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Graduate Assistant - Radiation and Heat Transfer Lab’, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ Nov’14 - Oct'15

● Constructed vacuum pump for efficient gas suction process & optimized for heat transfer with different materials

● Analyzed vacuum baffle pump characteristics for effective heat transfer rate with different specimen.

● Developed CAD drawings using CATIA V5 with adherence to GD&T standards.

● Generated BOM’s and coordinated with suppliers for part purchasing and procurement.

● Participated in development of design process procedure and plan development of experimental test .

● Conducted preliminary checks on vacuum pumps and participated in product / project improvement . Finite Element analysis of beams using ABAQUS and designing using 3-D CAD printing Mar’16

● Performed FEA using ABAQUS solver to simulate the loading at different quadrature points

● Generated STL files to analyze generated designs and used Design of Experiments (DOE) to generate robust design

● Conducted design verification and validation (V&V) from FEA analysis Design and Stress Analysis for Stiffeners of Aircraft Fuselage Apr’16

● Designed metallic and composite stiffeners for critical sections of aircraft fuselage using CATIA V5

● Performed weight optimization of metallic & composite stiffener design using Model Center software

● Established trade studies for stiffener design, spacing & skin thickness to attain optimal weight. Optimization of the fuel efficiency of a Hybrid Electric Bus by Optimal Control algorithm Mar’15

● Performed Engine Control Management System (ECMS) optimization by implementing Pareto charts

● Integrated subsystem optimization using MATLAB optimization tool

● Developed battery subsystem with series and parallel configuration

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