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Design Engineer Mechanical

Brampton, ON, Canada
March 06, 2018

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Mechanical Engineer – Project Management, Designing, Simulation, Mechanism Synthesis, Prototyping, Testing, Technical Report Writing

10+ years of product design & development experience in Electrical machinery & Automotive OEM Industry

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with strong exposure to electromechanical products

Highly experienced in working with multicultural teams with proven verbal and written communication

10+ years/ 15000+ hands-on hours’ experience in various 2D & 3D mechanical design software’s, PDM and Simulation tools (ProEngineer or Creo, ANSYS, ProMechanica, SOLIDWORKS and AutoCAD)

Expertise in GD&T application, Tolerance analysis, performing Mechanical & Thermal Stress Analysis


•Designed switchgear for various IEC and IP requirements for both indoor and outdoor requirements

•Resolved the temperature rise test failure(functional performance) concern by providing alternate solution through thermal evaluation of test apparatus

•Optimized modules electrically and mechanically by utilizing DOE method and tools

•Designed & validated structure for 145kV GIS by Static & Dynamic simulations like transport, lifting & seismic (Shock and vibration) Finite Element Structural Analysis

•Solved several ProEngineer concerns of team as Key User for India team

•Experienced with SF6 pressure requirements, Flow measurement/calculations & pressure/flow test instruments

•Improved 1st pass yield in production by 30%, improving alignment & stroke of operating switches & drive by Tolerance analysis and GD&T application

•Participated in 4Q analysis (root cause analysis) & solved problem in mass production with testing & production team to successfully execute the order

•Presented 'Crack Propagation Analysis' at ANSYS-Convergence2014, a regional summit held in Pune, India

•Performed and Optimized Kinematic chain calculation of Earthswitch by hand calculations and M-design tool (based on MATLAB)

•Supervised the assembly & testing of disconnector and Earth switch of 245kV GIS in China

oResolved critical assembly issues and maintained feedback reports

oSupervised Routine test/apparatus, & evaluated test results for development purpose


Technical Skills

Soft Skills

Software (Tools)

Detail Designing

Mechanical simulations

Tolerance calculations (GD&T)

Development and testing

Electromechanical design

Mechanism Design Manufacturing knowhow

Project Management

Team Leadership

Excellent team player

Cross Functional Coordination

New product implementation

Communication skills


Creo/ProE (Mechanica, GD&T advisor)


M-design (calculation tool)

PDM (Smarteam, Windchill)


ANSYS (Finite Element Analysis)

MS office


Senior Design Engineer April 2011- Feb 2018

ABB India Ltd., India -

ABB is a fortune 500 MNC, operating in robotics, power and automation technology areas.

Products: 145kV and 245kV HV GIS Switchgear

Designed 13 modules of 145kV & 245kV GIS Switchgear according to IEC standards from concept generation, design, FEA, drawing creation till manufacturing, testing & assembly supervision

Prepared instruction manuals, test instructions, requirement specifications, development reports, assembly instructions and training booklets for designed modules

Effectively implemented the design process of Design reviews, DFA, DFM & Failure mode effective analyses & prepared report, resulting in passing development tests in first attempt

Designed more than 200 casting, forging, heavy, sheet metal, plastic and machining components

Introduced the new product 145kV GIS to sales, production, engineering and testing teams

Reduced overall torque on the Earth switch by 35%, thereby reducing severe technical risks by mechanical calculations & optimizing new kinematic chain

Worked in a global R&D center from India under close collaboration with R&D teams and manufacturing locations across India, Europe and China

Reduced material cost of 145kV GIS product by 0.5 KUSD by providing innovative cost saving concepts based on design improvements, assembly & manufacturing process

Successfully designed & tested 145kV GIS factory adapter, by leading team of design, SCM, assembly & testing

Performed and prepared official report for lifting, bursting, kinematic, tolerance, hand calculation, electrostatic, transportation, seismic & various mechanical simulations

Reduced cost of earth switch lever by 60%, with proper material selection & further verified with simulations

Reduced cost of ‘Circuit breaker drive housing’ by 254 USD & reducing steps of assemblies from 9 to 3

Volunteered for ABB India events at Switch Global Expo – 2016, Vadodara, India

Design Engineer July 2007- April 2011

L&T Technology Services, India -

Products: Refuse and Mixer trucks

Engineering R&D business supporting a large number of Fortune 500 Clients globally

oClient : McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc, MN, USA

oClient : Geesink Norba Ltd., The Netherlands

Solved several ECN and ECR requests for engineering department

Led a team of five, for restructuring design and BOM as per assembly process and functional group like hydraulics, pneumatics, tailgate and body part

Prepared various concepts of auto-reach arm extension for side loader body. Appreciated by R&D head for innovative solutions of technical problems

Prepared manufacturing drawings with GD&T application for new product design

Designed tailgate assembly for 25 Yard split body refuse truck

Reduced time for CAD tasks execution by approx. 25% by developing macros & customizing several repetitive steps with help of SOLIDWORKS customization team

Designed common tailgate welding fixture (fabrication) for 3 ranges of Refuse truck


Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering, M.S. University, India 2007

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Diploma, M.S. University, India 2004

Mechanical Engineering Diploma, M.S. University, India 2003

Certification/Course Attended

Integrated course in CAD/CAM/CAE, IGTR (Indo German Tool Room)

Lean 6 sigma Yellow Belt and Exams, lean method groups (IACET accredited)

Basics for Metallurgy for Engineers, TCR Advance Engineering Pvt. Ltd

Workshop on DFA, DFM, FMEA, and TRAIZ Phylosophy, ABB India Ltd

ANSYS Basics Certificate, ANSYS India

Customized Training on Windchill PDM Link for heavy user & Global PDM system, PTC

Advance Manufacturing Systems Certificate, NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning)

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