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Engineer Engineering

Plano, Texas, 75025, United States
September 14, 2018

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Jagandeep Bains

**** ***** ******** **, *****, TX 75025

Email:, Phone: 248-***-****

Work Status: U.S. Citizen


Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, MI 04/2014 – Present Product Development- Project Engineer (High Voltage Battery Packaging) 04/2016 – Present

Resolved HV Battery Packaging related issues by working with cross-functional teams for components including plastic injection molded, stamped sheet metal, electric wire harness, electronics and battery cells.

Performed Vehicle level design reviews using CatiaV5 and TeamCenter application.

Managed Cost BOM (Variable, Tooling, ED&T) and Weight BOM for the battery pack.

Prepared critical documentation for the major program milestones reviews and resolved gating issues.

Developed and supported Production release work-streams for HV Battery Assembly and its components.

Managed Program BOM Validation Signoff to support of various builds during product development.

Timely resolution of any design and packaging related issues raised during different vehicle builds.

Supported homologation and regulatory requirements and related testing/validation activities for global and domestic programs including UN38.3, ECER100, GB/T requirements.

Created Battery Pack DVP&R.

Program Engineer 04/2014 – 04/2016

Managed Interior, Exterior, Chassis and Electrical suppliers at VP, TT, PP, MP builds.

Initiated 8D corrective action with supplier and drove closure of supplier responsible issues managed in AIM system.

Managed and summarized status of Supplier Schedule A (APQP) for New Model Program.

Managed closure of APQP deliverables by facilitating meeting between responsible organizations including Suppliers, Purchasing, Product Design and STA.

Calsonic Kansei/Nissan North America, Farmington Hills, MI 05/2012 – 04/2014 Project Engineer (Development/Design Release)

Worked with engineering and sales staff members in the development of designs, specifications, modifications, and requirements of car interior plastic injection components including Instrumental Panel and Body console utilizing Team Center, CatiaV5.

Managed and tracked engineering design releases (engineering change notices) to the suppliers and production for various component and assembly level parts.

Track part orders for testing, engineering changes, new production trials etc.

Managed open issues list with suppliers, and customer, and make sure projects deadlines are met by working with cross functional teams including sales, production, purchasing, engineering, tooling, and suppliers.

Lead Root Cause Analysis on various design, product-quality, and supplier-quality related issues including Buzz, Squeak and Rattle issues and implement Corrective actions.

Lead design releases, and research and assign manufacturing times and due dates on parts as needed.

Coordinate with departments and project managers as needed to identify and resolve issues regarding budget and delivery.

Identify and resolve supplier and internal errors that result in budget or schedule discrepancies.

Maintained good communication skills to coordinate activities with other departments, locations, suppliers, and customers.

Submitted timely schedules and technical reports in support of projects including preparation for design review and on-going progress meetings.

Lead all VA/VE activities to implement cost savings and quality improvement.

Coordinated the deliverable tracking and schedules with the customer in order to meet their requirements.

Tracked and updated BOMs (Bill of Material) as required. Molded Fiber Glass Companies, Gainesville, TX 07/2011 – 05/2012 Quality Engineer- Wind Turbine Blades

Developed & maintained production inspection criteria, complete system audits, report findings & coordinate corrective actions.

Managed & maintained ISO 9001-2008 implementation including policy development & teammate training.

Interfaced with customers and suppliers in resolution of product quality problems; prepare determinations on non-conforming products like scrap issues, rework, etc.

Developed and maintained APQP & PPAP documents like FMEA, Flow charts, Control plans etc during new product development with suppliers.

Jagandeep Bains

3113 Rocky Mountain Dr, Plano, TX 75025

Email:, Phone: 248-***-****

Work Status: U.S. Citizen

Maintained activities for tool & gage calibration programs, including necessary documentation.

Notified suppliers of non-conformance issues & determine follow-up corrective actions.

Certified inspection of received materials & verify with suppliers for any non-conformances and follow up for corrective action reports.

Did market research for suppliers and prepare purchasing requisitions.

Presented daily situational analyses to senior management team and served as member of numerous quality teams.

Focused on discrepancies and non-conformance issues via root cause analysis leading to better quality product development.

Worked in cross functional teams to get the best results: short term containments and long term improvement solutions by focusing on Top complaints (Pareto’s principle).

Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI 05/2010 – 04/2011 Graduate Assistant

Managed daily activities of the Financial Aid office like updating financial aid database with new and existing student info.

Performed statistical analysis using spread sheets to keep track of the financial aid and report results to the supervisor. Wayne state University, Detroit, MI 01/2009 – 12/2009 Lab Instructor

Taught Engineering statistics to undergraduate students.

Trained students with MINITAB software during lab. Managed day to day activities of the Lab. Honda Siel Cars, India 06/2006 – 07/2007

Field Analyst

Worked closely with diverse clientele to gather requirements, assess options and field results and resolve queries. Establishing and maintaining vendor relationships.

Conducted defect analyses based on customer feedback and fault investigation for Honda vehicles.

Implemented and inculcated of proper defect reporting and tracking protocols; emphasize quality, efficiency and accountability.

Developed, applied, and maintained quality standards for manufacturing processes, materials, and products.

Provide support to the Quality Manager to coordinate customer communications and effective implementation internal action plans to improve quality and reduce wastes.

Computed cost factors and preparing estimates used for management purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work, preparing bids, selecting vendors and determining cost effectiveness in the project management team. Bhushan Steel Ltd., Chandigarh, India 06/2005 – 12/2005 Engineer-Intern

Studied various in process defects of pipes and tubes, and reports to quality and manufacturing department.

Participated in Kaizen projects to reduce worker fatigue by improving assembly line design. EDUCATION:

MS in Mechanical Engineering from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.

BS in Mechanical Engineering from B.C.E.T, Gurdaspur, Punjab, India

Six Sigma DMAIC methodologies (Green Belt Certified).

Project Management training by PMI.


Good understanding of Lean Manufacturing (JIT, Kaizen, Kanban, 5W, 5S, Flow Charts), APQP, PPAP, DFMEA, PFMEA, DVP&R, QFD, DOE, 8D, Poke-yoke, TPS, GD&T, CMM, ERP, SAP, quality standards like ISO9001-2008 and TS16949, Different manufacturing processes such as welding, casting and machining, Plastic Injection molding, Vacuum Infusion molding, and software tools like MS Office, Minitab.

CAD/CAE tools like CatiaV5 (Solid Modeling), UG NX5 and AutoCAD, Hypermesh, Abaqus and Optistruct. SIGNIFICANT COURSE WORK:

Lean Manufacturing, Industrial Safety & Management, Robust Design, Operation Research, Project Management, Jagandeep Bains

3113 Rocky Mountain Dr, Plano, TX 75025

Email:, Phone: 248-***-****

Work Status: U.S. Citizen

Engineering Economics and Analysis, Manufacturing Engineering Principles, Work Design and Ergonomics, Finite Element Analysis (using Hyper mesh, Nastran, Optistruct and Abaqus), CAD/CAM, Non-destructive Testing and Evaluation, Material Properties.


Recipient of Prestigious, Wayne State University, Graduate Professional Scholarship

Recipient of Merit Scholarship at Beant College of Engineering and Technology, Gurdaspur, Punjab, India

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