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Sheet Metal Design Engineer

Hilliard, Ohio, United States
May 17, 2018

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E: P:614-***-****

Dublin, OHIO

Summary of Qualifications

2+ years of experience in Design and Development of Plastic Components in Automotive systems using CATIA-V5 & Unigraphics NX 10.0.

Knowledge of ECE norms applicable to Interior trims.

Strong Expertise in CATIA V5 GSD.

Design of Interior and Exterior Trim parts as per requirements to achieve its function, considering interface packaging, manufacturing & assembly

Expertise in Surface modelling, Sheet Metal, Meshing and Finite Element Analysis.

Hands on experience and expertise in maintaining Geometric Dimension and Tolerance (GD&T) standards (ASME Y 14.5).

Expertise in developing, documenting, and creating Bill of Materials (BOM).

Good understanding of SPC, DOE, DFMA and FMEA Techniques in the Design scenario of Models and Assemblies.

Good understanding in technical specifications of parts to be manufactured and Manufacturing process (ISO 9001/TS 16949)

Good working experience in 3D printing and CNC Programming.

Strong knowledge Of Advanced plastics used in Automotive Trims and Soft Trims.

Core Competencies

Catia V5 SolidWorks UG NX GD&T ANSYS Workbench Class A Surface Design & Class B Surface Development Surface Modeling DFM (Plastics & Sheet Metal) DFA Sheet Metal Design Plastics Design 2D Drafting Finite Element Analysis Mold Flow Analysis Draft Analysis Prototyping Material Selection Coatings BIW BOM MATLAB SIMULINK (Vehicle Modelling) ENOVIA Python VB .NET


Goken America September 2016 – April 2018

Location: Dublin, Ohio

Role: Design Engineer

Job Responsibilities:

Class B surface development for interior & Exterior plastic parts for Honda/Acura Cars (Glove Box, Bezel cover, Quarter and delta garnishes, Pillar trims, Parcel tray)

Expertise in creating updateable Models.

Supported the development of front bumper, lower grille and other fascia parts.

Collaborating with styling (for class A surface), creating multiple concepts to develop visually appealing components which are feasible to manufacture

Correlating with other design groups to develop layouts and package parts.

Working with suppliers through RFQs, DFM, 3D development, tool development

Researching and benchmarking competitive technologies.

Developing schedules to work with prototyping/manufacturing/testing and other divisions to meet project deadlines

Design reviews, thermal and tolerance studies to set part variations and gaps

Graduate Research Assistant January 2016 - June 2016

California State University Los Angeles

Worked as Graduate Research Assistant for Professor Samuel Landsberger at California state University Los Angeles


Designing projects using Solid works 2014 and Matlab Simulink.

Designed a Micro controller kit for the Electric Wheelchair Using Arduino.

Teaching undergraduate students Industrial Control Systems and Design Methodologies.

Hands on expertise in wire harness, Servo motors, Servo amplifiers for Robotic projects.

Maintaining, Commissioning lab equipment for master projects done by graduate students.

Maintained and prepared various documents - manuals, wiring diagrams, schematics, notes and presentations for lab.


Designed and built a power assisted wheelchair for physically handicapped people along with a team with my main focus on mechanical and dynamic analysis.

Designed a airfoil by importing the coordinates from the javafoil and made several changes to study the variations in the aerodynamic characteristics under the guidance of professor Kamyar Kashyar at the University Design Laboratory.

Assisted in designing of 3D Printable Robotic arm using PLA(polylactide) and performed the Analysis of the Stretch capability of the arm using Matlab.

Determined the Stiffness characteristics of a SAE Race car Truss frame using Matlab Simulink.

Designed and built a prototype on Generating Electricity from Speed Breakers.

Jr Design Engineer August 2013 – May 2014

TRUMP CAD Technologies - Pune, INDIA

Well Trained in Parametric Modelling (CATIA V5) and Simulation Analysis Modeling and Detailing in CATIA V5 as per given input PDF (Input Data from customer) of Automotive Plastic components.

Quality check of the given A surface and draft analysis for deriving tooling directions.

Generating B surface from given A Surface and closed surface to create solid model and development of Engineering Features.

Analyze and report on manufacturing feasibilities of plastic component based on slider and lifter direction.

Modifying the plastics design component based on manufacture feasibility.

Converting Non-parametric to parametric model (Reverse Engineering).

Checking Flushness test, Clearance and clash analysis of plastic components.

Keeping track of the project with Check list.

Understanding of Engineering drawings, and knowledge in GD&T.

Re-mastering of sheet metal brackets from SLDPRT, STEP and IGES files.

Engineering Intern May 2012 – July 2012

Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd. – Visakhapatnam, India

Create 3D Models and 2D Drawings using Catia V5

Responsible for developing Illustrations for rolling mills Rail cabins.

Prepare concepts, layouts and production drawings utilizing standard design practices.

Performed documentation on part manuals.

Performed CAE Analysis for the rolled steel products of varied sizes and documented.


AutoCAD 2011

oIndo German institute of Advanced Technology – Visakhapatnam, India

NX 10

oSIEMENS Corporation USA

Solidworks 2014

oCalifornia State University Los Angeles

Automotive Interior Trim Design


Plastic Product Design



Master Of Science in Mechanical Engineering -201 California State University Los Angeles

Bacheleors in Technolgy in ME Engineering – 2013


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