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Mechanical Engineering Design Engineer

Windsor, ON, Canada
March 20, 2018

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Mechanical designer with 2 years of experience in designing and manufacturing industries

Successfully implemented lean tools within the industry which resulted in 33% reduction in cost

Process Improvement Tool: 5S, VSM, Kaizen, 5WHY, OEE, and CPI

Design software skills:

SolidWorks - 3D/2D Modeling, Assembly, Drafting, Sheet Metal, Motion Simulation, FEA AutoCAD - 3D/2D Modeling, Assembly, Drafting

Catia V5 - Modeling, Assembly, FEA, Drafting

Inventor - Solid Modeling, Assembly, Drafting

Creo - Modeling, Assembly, Drafting

Experience in assessing the durability of the component by performing simulation using FEA

Proficient in creating annotations, BOMs, dimensions of drawings, and GD&T

Knowledge and experience using measurement devices such as caliper, gauges, and micrometer

Additional software: MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel

Transferable Skills:

o A persistent individual eager to advance knowledge and skills by continuously learning o Communication skills acquired through writing reports and delivering presentations o Data interpretation and analytical skills to solve a problem and find causes to eliminate completely o Team player who is keen to utilize leadership potential and can work individually with minimal supervision


Master of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) Sep 2016 – Dec 2017 University of Windsor Windsor, ON

Major Courses: CAD, Practical FEA, Project Management, Robotics Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) Jul 2011 – May 2015 Gujarat Technological University Ahmedabad, India


Quality Control Inspector May 2017 – Dec 2017

Quality Models Plastics Windsor, ON

Performed quality audits to check product comply its specific requirements. Efficiently handled first-off and last-off of each production batch and provided approval to production accordingly.

Gathered information to find the root cause of quality issues and conveyed solutions to manufacturing to prevent it happening in future.

Assisted production manager in scheduling production to minimize waste by following lean principles.

Approved production shipment for its quality standards according to customer requirements. Jr. Mechanical Designer Aug 2015 – Jul 2016

AEP Industries Anand, India

Managed all phases of the design process starting from modeling components, creating subassemblies and assemblies, evaluating durability and failure of the product and documenting results Jr. Mechanical Designer Cont’d. AKSHAY KALARIA

Created detailed drafting sheets for manufacturing product or assembly along with the bill of materials

Interpreted blueprints and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) to ensure that components fulfill the design standards and specific requirements

Designed automation fixtures, gauges, and tools for CNC machining processes

Assisted senior designer in altering model, so product meets the criteria of design for manufacturing

Modified drawings files according to customer requirements and stored documents for future reference

Involved in providing optimum design at minimum cost to be competitive in the market

Developed understanding of manufacturing process involved with CNC and VMC machines

Gained knowledge of G-code and M-code for CNC programming Design Intern Jan 2015 – May 2015

Hirani Design Ahmedabad, India

Generated robot parts and subassemblies, studied collision and calculated working envelope

Modified component models according to requirements from an existing modeling file

Developed product from a sketch using appropriate dimensions and shapes

Removed discrepancies found in layout and drafting to provide error-free detailed information PROJECT EXPERIENCE

Highway-Sign Structure Design Project May 2017 – Aug 2017 Centre for Engineering Innovation Windsor, ON

Designed and modeled a 3D highway sign-board structure in Catia V5

Optimized dimensions of the structure and selected proper material of each part

Performed simulation on the structure using FEA technique to analyze stress distribution

Evaluated reliability of design in order to withstand a high-velocity wind in case of a tornado

Identified critical spots for the failure of the structure and redesigned the structure accordingly

Documented a report depicting results along with drafting for further evaluation of the design Continuous Improvement Project Jan 2017 – Apr 2017 Quality Models Plastics Windsor, ON

Led the project team of 5 individuals and guided for the improvement in different areas

Mapped value stream and modified layout which cut down one-third of total labor cost

Eliminated unnecessary human motion involved in press-cell for fatigue-free work procedure

Applied lean manufacturing tools such as 5S, VSM, Kaizen to model standard work cell layout

Performed root cause analysis to find causes of work in progress(WIP) inventory References Available Upon Request

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