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Mechanical Engineer Engineering

Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
May 24, 2018

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Harshal Kundale

Kalamazoo, MI ***** 269-***-**** Open to relocation

Detail-oriented mechanical engineer with 3 years of work experience in product design, testing & development, CAD/CAE and project management.

CAD tools: AutoCAD, CATIA V5, NX

CAE tools: ANSA, ABAQUS, ANSYS-Fluent, MATLAB/Simulink

Skills: GD&T, DV&PV test, DOE, MS Office, BOM, Lean Six Sigma, DFMEA, DVP&R


MS, Mechanical Engineering, Western Michigan University, MI GPA 3.7 April2018

BS, Mechanical Engineering, Shivaji University, India GPA 3.5 May2014

Work Experience

Graduate Research Assistant at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI September2017-Present

MATLAB simulation for powertrain analysis. Vehicle dynamics, modeling of an Engine, Torque Converter, Transmission and drivetrain. FEA analysis of Propeller shaft.

Master’s thesis on Automatic Transmission shift quality optimization with MATLAB programming.

CAE Engineer Co-op at MANN+HUMMEL USA, INC. Kalamazoo, MI June2016-August2017

Worked in test and validation department in order to build a model to accurately identify bottleneck areas and guide the design team for improvements.

Planned and executed new test methods, worked on improving current CAE analysis processes.

Performed research for product development of an air filtration system as assigned by Supervisor

Used ANSA and ABAQUS for acoustic and vibration analysis.

Assisted design engineering team with design optimization and root cause analysis of the problem.

Project Engineer at Kirloskar Corrocoat Pvt. Ltd. India June 2014-May2015

Involved in projects from conception, pre-production through completion.

Used AutoCAD for 2D drafting and drawing plant layout.

Worked on product testing and validation documents.

Prepared optimized plan to reduce material waste and better utilization of material which lead to project saving time by 15%.

Executed tests and analysis plan for product verification and validation.

Worked on APQP and PPAP for new product launch.

Test Engineering Intern SKIL Foundars Pvt. Ltd. India May2013-August2013

Assisted in test setups, executed tests and writing reports.

Used NX for product design, 3D modeling and analysis.

Studied, researched and developed ideas for new product testing.

Collected and analyzed data from tests on prototypes.

Research Work and Projects

1.Implementation of lean tools techniques at Welch Packaging Group Inc. Elkhart, IN

2.HVAC system: ANSYS simulation for waste heat recovery using heat pipe heat exchanger for heating car using exhaust gas.

3.Product design and development: Used SolidWorks to design the product and learned processes QFD, PDS and DFSS to achieve final product.

4.Research and Investigation of CO2 emission: Worked on improving engine compression capacity and reduction in NVH.

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