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Solar Engineer/ Quality Assurance

Location:
Irvine, California, United States
Salary:
60000
Posted:
April 14, 2018

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Rahul Agirichetty

Irvine,CA 949-***-**** ac441k@r.postjobfree.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/rahul-ag-26279b90/

Energetic and outgoing Mechanical engineering Post-graduate with excellent leadership qualities. Dedicated, enthusiastic, self-motivated and a quick learner, I believe in giving more than 100% and thrive to continuously improve my capabilities. I worked in manufacturing facilities and also got trained in Medical Equipment Validation, GxP, FDA 21 CFR Part 11,IOQ,CAPA, Computer system Validation, qualification and commissioning, SAS(Data Analytics), MRP/ERP,FAT,SAT,UAT and also Business Analyst.

Summary of Technical Skills

Operating Tools: CATIA, ANSYS, Solid-Edge, Solid-Works, Pro-E, AUTOCAD, LAMMPS,MS OFFICE,VMD, Filezilla, MATLAB, Simulink, MS Visio, MS Project, Trackwise(CAPA),PVSyst, CREO,Documentum.

Operating Systems: WindowsXP/VISTA,8,10,LINUX, MacOSX,etc.

Experience

Solar Engineer- QHIINC(Feb 2018- Present)

Act as a technical bridge between sales reps and clients.

Suggest changes, improvements and best solutions to clients to get the best results.

Design PV system modules on AUTOCAD and Sketchup according to client specifications.

Act as a sales rep when required.

Build and nurture new and existing customer relationship.

Deliver Web-based and in-person sales presentations and demonstrations.

Occasionally travel to trade shows and industry events.

Stay up-to-date with Industry trends and new product features.

Provide data and insights to help the sales team as well as suggest sales process improvements.

Canvassing, Marketing and also other duties as requested.

RFRIT LLC-Validation Engineer Trainee/QA in Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Industry: (Dec 2016- Present)

Training in Commissioning, Qualification, Validation of Laboratory and Analytical Equipment, and Computer system validation in Pharmaceutical industry.

Knowledge and training in all the aspects of validation life cycle in accordance with the FDA regulations, particularly 21 CFR Part 11, GLP and GMP, Installation Qualification (IQ) Specifications, Operation Qualification (OQ) Specifications, Performance Qualification Specification (PQ).

Expertise in designing, and reviewing Validation Master Plans, Test scripts and Test cases for all Validation Deliverables.

Training in IQ/OQ/PQ, documenting the protocol, execution and summary report writing for HVAC systems ( Dryomatic Air Handler Systems) and associated controlled environments.

Generated / executed IQ and OQ Protocols Product Storage Freezers, Washers, autoclaves, incubators, HVAC validation activity.

Performed Risk analysis for assessment of critical parameters like Acceptance range, Temperature stability and Uniformity range

Ensured the plant validation process by conducting Gap analysis and documented their Remediation Plans, Reporting, Handling and closing, using Track wise 8.7.4

Good knowledge in cGMP, GLP, FDA and ICH guidelines

Bug lifecycle management and designing Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA) strategies to handle bugs using Track Wise 8.7.4

Trained in designing, and reviewing Validation Master Plans, Test scripts and Test cases for all Validation Deliverables

Expertise in all the aspects of validation life cycle in accordance with the FDA regulations, particularly 21 CFR Part 11, GLP and GMP, ISO 13485, Installation Qualification (IQ) Specifications, Operation Qualification (OQ) Specifications, Performance Qualification Specification (PQ).

Training in Risk analysis for assessment of critical parameters like Acceptance range, Temperature stability and Uniformity range.

Plant validation process by conducting Gap analysis and documented their Remediation Plans, Reporting, Handling and closing, using Track wise 8.7.4.

Analyzing specifications, Functional requirements, developing and modifying Test Plans and Test Cases, Test Planning, Test Designing, Test Analysis, Test Execution, Defect Tracking and Test Evaluation.

Designing and maintaining regulatory reporting and CAPA action plans to fix Gaps in SDLC implementation

Texas A&M University- Nuclear engineering Research Assistant(April 2015-October 2016)

Assisting in molecular dynamics simulation of tokamak nuclear reactor wall facing material by observing the interaction between plasma particles and wall facing material.

Dueterium interaction with wall facing material simulations using molecular dynamics simulation.

-A Tersoff type interatomic potential was used in LAMMPS code to simulate deuterium bombardment on potential plasma facing materials in tokamak environment.

Mentored undergrads for their research projects and studies.

Honda Cars Ltd – Manufacturing Design Engineer (Hyderabad,India)(May 2013-August 2013)

Performed an analysis on individual part manufacturing processes using ANSYS after drawing the parts in Pro-E.

Troubleshoot & Analyze equipment to resolve issues and recommend new equipment in a timely manner.

Analyze equipment data to identify areas for improvement in equipment – use trend data to proactively address issues before they are major problems.

Tests new equipment after installation to ensure quality and efficiency; makes adjustments as necessary.

Created timely/accurate records of actions taken in response to equipment issues. Solve root cause issues and prevent recurring problems.

Troubleshoot equipment issues to resolve them timely, efficiently and with the purpose of preventing their reoccurrence; minimize machine downtime and Conduct incident investigations and root cause analysis.

Performing testing and analysis of car chassis, wheel alignment, flow systems, etc.

The Coca-Cola Company- Operations and Manufacturing(Hyderabad, India)(April 2012-May 2013)

Plant management and Sustaining a consistent, long-term vision through continuous process improvement, Energy utilization and optimization, conveyer belts, bottle manufacturing, Lean, Six Sigma, 5S, Working knowledge of food safety, etc.

Worked directly under the supervision of Operations Manager to take care of operations.

Managed Production, Quality Assurance, Warehouse, and Maintenance departments.

Worked with sales for centralized production planning and forecast of new business.

Assisted in developing initiatives to achieve quality, safety, product availability, efficiency, quality, and financial Key Business Indicators.

Developed initiatives to achieve quality, safety, product availability, efficiency, quality, and financial Key Business Indicators.

Developed and supported a culture of continuous improvements for lean manufacturing using OE techniques.

Maximized productive capabilities to achieve customer satisfaction while attaining operating cost and goals.

Developed and trained new workforce.

Performed other duties as assigned or requested.

Other Skills and Training:

SAS(Data Analytics): ( June 2017- Nov 2017)

Introduction to statistics and performing various statistical analysis using Excel and SAS like calculating Mean, Median, Max, Std dev etc., performing Anova, t test, chi square test, building transportation model, LP model, ABC analysis, preparing control charts, regression analysis etc.

Used SAS tools to Analyze, Validate, Format and Consolidate raw data regarding Production, Inventory, Logistics, Administrative and other direct and indirect Supply Chain cost models.

Used SAS to Read, Import and Export raw data from one frle formats to another data file formats, including Delimited files, DBF, MDB and Spreadsheet files into SAS dataset/ SAS library using statements like Infile, Input, Set, Import, and creating customized raw data files with in stream data using Data lines.

Exported SAS results to different formats, such as HTML, Excel, and PDF using export statement for report and presentation.

Filtering / Screening out unwanted data from raw data files and prepare output reports consist of desired information using where, keep, and drop statements. Customized the appearance of variables at output files using labei statement.

Used Data Manipulations procedures such as SAS Formats/Informats, Merge, Proc univariate, Proc Freq, Proc Sort, Proc Mean and If-then statements for Data cleaning, Data sorting, data validator creating analytical files, analyses, interpretation and presentation of results accompanied with preparation of manuscripts and project reports.

Academic Projects

Detailed project on Analysis of stress and strain details on Wheel Rims(Different Materials and configuration) and strain and wear of Tyres(different materials), subjected to various conditions using CATIA and ANSYS.

Molecular dynamics simulations on plasma facing wall materials inside a TOKAMAK reactor and analyzed the results for Deuterium based fuels(Be, W).

Worked on acoustic sensing systems, position and proximity sensors.

Worked on noticing effects of different types of solar concentrations on different solar PV’s(mono, poly, amorphous) and analyzed their effects on the output and worked on active cooling systems for concentration ratios exceeding 100.

Worked on prosthetic limbs, designed and analyzed the effects of stress on muscles.

Certifications/Honors/Activities

Merit based Instate scholarship holder in Texas A&M university.

Winner/Team Leader, Junk Yard Wars, Techtatva- MIT (An All India intercollege technical fest)

Assemble Dissemble Workshop, SAE Manipal, 2013

Organizer, Rotaract Club of Manipal University, 2011-2014

IE-Mech club of Manipal, ASME in Texas A&M, Red-X Club, Manipal.

Team Captain- Cricket (under 17 and under 19 state level) and swimming champion(gold medalist)

Volunteer for Ada-Manipal ( charity organization). Volunteer teacher for nachiketa tapovan( charity-educated many children in rural settings.

Driven to make cost effective, efficient energy system designs. I am a quick learner and learnt over 10 new software's last year for research purposes.

Guitarist, Music Producer, DJ, Robotics Enthusiast, Renewables enthusiast, Automobile Enthusiast

Creater of the movement- CleanEn100 ( 100% renewable energy usage drive –spreading awareness)

Community Service Volunteer, Texas A&M University.

Education

Texas A&M University- MS in Mechanical Engineering - GPA- 3.4[Aug 2014-Dec2016]

Manipal Institute of Technology- BE Mechanical Enginering - GPA-3.5[May 2010-Apr 2014]



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