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Manufacturing Engineer Engineering

June 18, 2018

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Shashin P Thakar

Boston, MA. 617-***-**** EDUCATION

Northeastern University, Boston, MA, Master of Science in Industrial Engineering Dec 2017 A D Patel Institute of Technology, V. V. Nagar, GJ, Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering Jun 2015 HIGHLIGHTS

• FAT/SAT • Design of


• Electro-Mechanical


• Process


• Lean Six


• Documentation

• PFMEA • Design for


• Statistical Process


• Process


• Solidworks • New Product


• DFMEA • Gage R&R • Production line set-


• IQ/OQ/PQ • Design of


• MS Office


EMD MilliporeSigma, Danvers, MA Mar 2018-Present

Manufacturing Engineer II

• CapEx Project Lead for automating a process in a cleanroom environment complying to cGMP practices

• Leading 3 production optimization projects

• Developing process performance limits and parameters for best output and standardization using statistical methods and Design of Experiments

• Conducting FAT and SAT on the new machine for establishing new process for better production and repeatability Abiomed Inc, Danvers, MA Jan 2017 to Aug 2017

New Product Introduction (NPI)/Manufacturing Engineer Co-op

• Validated manufacturing equipment, developing IQ/OQ/PQ/PV protocols and processes complying to standard FDA requirements

• Developed process flow and authored work instructions/SOPs for 5 u-cell work stations and 3 sub-assemblies for new product development with optical configuration

• Led the new manufacturing line set-up project and collaborated with cross-functional teams to evaluate best processes roll-out

• Contributed to the research on electro-mechanical systems for optical fiber insertion loss, signal-to-noise ratio and optical connections for performance testing

• Released 11 Engineering Change Orders and BOMs in a time effective manner

• Assisted in the automation and validation of 2 assembly processes to be incorporated in developing the new product Power Build Limited (ELECON), Vallabh Vidyanagar, GJ Jul 2014 to Dec 2014 Project Trainee

• Investigated the gas carburizing process to analyze the functioning of the system by using analytical approach

• Analyzed and formulated the tendency of distortion found in gear wheels and pinion wheels and carried out stress analysis of the product

• Reduced distortion by 38μ after testing one of the 5 feasible proposed solutions WRC Engineering Limited, Vitthal Udyognagar, GJ Jun 2011 to Jun 2012 Industrial Trainee

• Active member of New Shed Design and Development team incorporating lean manufacturing practices

• Applied lean methods to improvise on the existing system

• Proposed new in-house material flow, logistics and inventory management by reducing material flow to undesirable substations for better time efficiency


Department of Mechanical Engineering, A. D. Patel Institute of Technology, V. V. Nagar GJ Design and Manufacturing of True Centrifugal Casting Machine and Coal Fired Crucible Furnace for Aluminum Casting Spring 2015

• Solely responsible for designing the furnace which successfully attained 980 C to melt 12kgs of Aluminum. Carried out thermal stress analysis to assure safety standards

• The furnace is now used for educational purposes at the workshop of A. D. Patel Institute of Technology for better understanding of furnace operations

• Led team of 3 for assembly of overhauling and replacing components of true centrifugal casting machine. The machine was validated with a volumetric efficiency of 65%

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