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Engineer Project

Westland, Michigan, United States
February 21, 2018

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Current Resident : Westland, Michigan – 48185

Visa Status : H1B Visa

Academic Qualification:

Master of Science in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan – United States of America – May 2015.

Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka – India - July 2008.

Diploma in Tool & Die Making at Govt. tool room & training center, Karnataka – India -July 2005.

Professional Experience:

Overall 9 years 10 months of work experience in USA & India, the details are as below:

Process Engineer – Manufacturing, Machining & Assembly power train at Comau Power Train Division – Leading supplier for Automation & Robotic solutions, Royal Oak, MI – USA; March 2017 to till date.

Implementing Lean process, Six-Sigma experience, 5 Why corrective action, problem solving, Continuous improvement, material and information flow optimization with minimal inventories.

Applying engineering principles and analytical techniques to establish and continuously improve manufacturing processes and products.

Analyzing, proposing & implementing the best possible automation solution for the customer based on his budget & requirements.

Coordinating with cross functional team for proper documentation for project management.

Coordinating with different global / local suppliers & stay connected.

Conducting technical evaluations by comparing their quotes to finalizing the best supplier.

Evaluating project timeline & planning for tryouts, quality gates & Start of Production.

Meeting with Customers to give detailed project update & discuss further opportunities.

Manufacturing Process Engineer – Manufacturing Department, Medium duty Engines at Detroit Diesel Corporation, diesel engine, axles & transmission manufacturer United States & a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America; Detroit, MI – USA; September 2015 to March 2017.

Process and assembly planning and process time optimization for engine assembly line.

Developing the time study using TiCon software by considering all process steps, parts flow, & job split per station, line balancing using Yamazumi for the complete engine assembly line.

Replicating the complete engine assembly line, equipment’s, tools, cycle time study, process documentation by visiting the similar line in Mannheim, Germany. (International Travel – 6 times)

Involving in engine station development workshop for 4 weeks in Germany, Logistics workshop for 2 weeks in USA & Engines build workshop 2 weeks in USA.

Supporting Manufacturing Process Engineering activity, documentation for Final Assembly

Generating technical specification requirements for the sub-assemblies, long lead & new design equipment’s, tools, Jigs and Fixtures.

Developing final assembly process flow, layout concepts, equipment specifications, work instructions, standards and improvement activities.

Updating the 2D and 3D layout using AutoCAD by integrating all departments.

Developing and maintaining the master list of tools, project timelines & spare parts management.

Updating the project status to management to drive business objectives.

Project Engineer – Project Development at Marimba Auto LLC, Tier-1 an automotive parts manufacturer & global sourcing supplier; Detroit, MI – USA; May 2014 to August 2015.

Facilitate project launch planning and ensure smooth and successful launch of new projects.

Handling of new projects form the RFQ to Final PPAP.

Coordinating with global supply chain and suppliers in achieving the target price & dates.

Coordinating with customers with their needs & plans to stay connected.

Planning for the necessary tools, jigs & fixtures, gages required for the projects.

Updating the project timelines, project reports, APQP & maintaining the documents.

Updating the project status to the top management on a weekly basis.

Coordinating with sales & marketing to get new projects on board.

Manufacturing Engineer – Manufacturing Department at JCBL, an automotive company, OEM manufacturer of bus body & assembly; Chandigarh – India; May 2012 to July 2013.

Supporting the Production unit for their technical requirements.

Developing detailed plan, APQP for handing new projects.

Developing PFMEA to improve quality output, streamline processes and reduce waste.

Analyzing the existing process, equipments & preparing roadmap for continuous improvement.

Designing & Developing Jigs & Fixtures, gages with GD&T consideration to improve productivity.

Manufacturing Engineer – Manufacturing Department at Emerson Industrial Automation; Bengaluru, Karnataka – India; January 2011 -May 2012.

Designing of stamping press tools for all new projects.

Developing the manufacturing feasibility plan for new project.

Coordinating with local vendors in achieving the target price & dates.

Successful Team management to achieve the department & organizational goals.

Regular Local vendor visits to keep the updated information of the project.

Maintenance Engineer – Maintenance Department - at MHB FILTER INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED (MHBI) joint venture company of MANN+HUMMEL Germany & BOSCH Group; Tumkur, Karnataka – India; June 2008 to January 2011.

Planning for spares & good control over spares management.

Responsible for Availability of all machines for production at all times.

Carrying out planned, preventive & routine maintenance as per schedule using TPM.

Coordinating with the team members to achieve the department & organizational goals.

Co auditing QMS ISO9001 & EMS14001 adherence related to standards & effective implementation & closure of all the open points & the non-conformances.

Mold Maintenance Trainee – Injection Mold Maintenance Department at TGKL (Toyota Techno Park India Private Limited) a group company of “TOYOTA KIRLOSKAR MOTOR” in Injection Mold Maintenance Department; Bengaluru, Karnataka – India; July 2004 to June 2005

Maintenance of different Injection molds & molding machines.

Planning for minor improvements of tools, jigs & fixtures.

Implementing Kaizen & developing plans for 5S implementation.

Working in consideration with TPS (Toyota Production System) & TPM (Total Productive Maintenance)

Engineering Projects:

Modifying the existing layout by considering better utilization & eliminating the possible waste resulting in 7.5% increase in production rate at Emerson Industrial Automation in August 2010.

Designed & fabricated a fixture called “Cutter Distance Adjusting Fixture” for reducing the setting time to adjust distance between cutters at slitter rewinding machine used to slit the filter papers for automotive usage at MHB Filter India Private Ltd.

Technical Skills:

Six Sigma Green belt certified.

5S, 5 Why, Poke-Yoke, Value stream mapping, DMAIC, Yamazumi, 8D, Root cause analysis, Kaizen, TQM, TPS, PPAP, Kanban, APQP, PFMEA, PDCA, DOE and Ergonomics analysis knowledge and experience.

MS-Office tools.

Solid Works 2014

Auto CAD 2016 & 2013.

Team center, TiCon(Process time analysis) – MTM software.


Process simulation for the Medium duty Engine assembly line for 48 stations.

Presented a project on Six Sigma at 9th North-West Qual-tech Convention & awards held on 9th May 2013 & won 2nd place for the presentation.

Certified Internal Auditor for ISO 14001 & ISO/TS 16949

Good Knowledge & experience on Lean Manufacturing Tools.

Developed local suppliers for imported spares thus saving huge cost & time.

Increased the life of heater from 15 days to 2 month by small change in the fixture thus saving 90,000 rupees ($1,500) per month.

Developed common universal seaming fixture, reducing the use of 12 other different fixtures.

Received the prestigious award of “Rajya Purskar” from the Governor for The Bharat Scouts.

Industrial Training:

Internal Auditors Training ISO 14001:2004 by Zero Defect Consultancy, Bangalore in May 2010

First-Aid & Fire Fighting Training Conducted by National Safety Council in April 2010.

Catia V5 at SDS Design Center Bangalore in March 2007.

5S & TPS (Toyota Production System) training at Toyota Kirloskar Motors in August 2004.

AutoCAD training at GTTC Bangalore May 2003.


4 week detailed engine assembly process workshop in Germany with different cross functional teams to build the major of the stations in card-board to understand & optimize the process.

2 weeks detailed logistics simulation workshop to get a better inline process & logistics co-ordination & to have a better delivery system for logistics.

Pollution Control Laws & Compliance & Handling of Hazardous Materials conducted by Govt. of Karnataka, Bangalore in October 2010.

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