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Engineer Engineering

Cordova, TN
September 17, 2018

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NIMISHA ARORA; Cell: 717-***-****


To be in a position that allows me to make value adding contributions in the space of product developments systems & processes, through a confluence of strong execution and innovative thinking skills.


Manitowoc Cranes – Manitowoc, WI (Apr’13 – Present) (5+ years)

Case New Holland – New Holland, PA (Jan 2010 – Apr 2013) (3+ years)

Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T) – Edison, NJ (Oct 2003 – Jan 2010) (7+ years)

Swis Glascoat Equipments Ltd – Anand, India (Jul’03 – Sep’03)


Engineering and management professional with experience in product design, development, and engineering process improvement through cross functional leadership with global teams for various industrial sectors like construction, agriculture equipment and consumer products group.

Execution and management of product design & development change management processes in liaison with global engineering teams.

Project team leadership and project management expertise.

Drive knowledge management for business processes and workflows, improvements, and functional specifications.

Conceptual product design and development with extensive use of 3D models, assembly and parametric manufacturing drawings in Pro/E and Solid works.

Developing and deploying training systems and processes in a complex and diverse global sites network operating model for resolution and alignment to CAD/PLM processes to ERP processes.

Manage invoicing for teams and lead need based first level escalation and resolution with management.

Project Quality Engineer (PQE), Internal Auditor & Trainer for implementation of SEI – CMMI- Level V processes within projects.

CAD Administration maintaining engineering PDMlink database integrity and aligning with the ERP/PLM systems.

Thorough proficiency with Pro-E, Solid Works and PDM/PLM tools like Windchill, Teamcenter and SAP.

Technical support and training to CAD users.

Large Assembly Management (LAM) to handle complex 3D assemblies of a product or vehicle in Pro/E/Creo.

Excellent presentation skills to demonstrate concept layout and designs to higher management accurately.

Superior oral, written communication skills and interpersonal skills.


Bachelor Science degree in Production Engineering, Sardar Patel University, Gujarat, India, 07/2003

Currently pursuing MBA in Management Information Systems from Concordia University, Mequon, WI

Certification course in Business Management from Symbiosis Institute of Business management, Pune, India

Internship & project work at GMM Pfaudler Ltd, Karamsad (Dec’02 – May’03), a pioneer in manufacturing glass lined equipment in India. The Objective was crashing of activities and the corresponding effect of cost in manufacturing a reactor vessel using CPM and PERT methodology.

Pro/Engineer, Creo, Windchill

Undergone training on Solid Works update from Dassault systems.

UGS Teamcenter and UGS Smarteam.

Undergone training for C-C++ in Oct’01.


Project Management: MS Project, MS visio.

Data Visualization tools: Tableau, Power Pivot

CAD/CAM/CAE: Creo 3.0, Solid works ( up to 2009),AutoCAD, Keyshot 7.0

Pro/E Module proficiency: Solid Part Modeling, Pro/Sheet-metal, Pro/Details, Behavior Modeling, Pro/Model CHECK, Advanced Assembly, Pro/Layout

PDM/PLM: Windchill PDMLink, Team center, Pro/Intralink, Pro/PDM, Smarteam

ERP : SAP, Baan, Oracle, JD Edwards, Engineering Central, Mapics, Telesis

Others : Database programming with SQL


Project: Data management Lead, Manitowoc Cranes, Manitowoc, WI

Responsible for providing end to end global business solutions for engineering and change management processes.

Collaborate with a complex and diverse network of global design centers to create and implement new business workflows and update existing workflows and processes for engineering in liaison with information systems team.

Lead and develop teams to accomplish engineering process development and product data management within the ERP/PLM system and to develop engineering practices and standards globally.

Manage data cleansing projects thereby achieving cost savings to support the ERP (SAP) migration

Ensure PDM database integrity and alignment with ERP systems.

Develop training systems & processes to administer learning sessions to engineering and data team per plan.

Train users in regards to current new engineering processes and standards.

Plan and test for upgrades to CAD/PLM/ERP systems

Project: Vehicle Architect (Combine harvesters) for Case New Holland (CNH), New Holland PA

Design of components of cleaning & grain handling: grain pan, upper cleaning shoe, lower cleaning shoe, equalizer bracket, grain tank, unloading auger tube using Pro/Engineer.

Manage design & development activities of Vehicle Architects for combine harvester, involved in building and maintaining top level master vehicle models with large assembly management techniques.

Set up and implement DFMEA to evaluate design & material selection of new parts as required.

Analyse field test reports and solve field issues in coordination with test and design team.

Key project team member on pilot builds of combine harvester at CNH, Grand Island, Nebraska manufacturing plant.

Conduct design reviews in virtual reality in liaison with cross functional engineering groups to coordinate the interrelated design and assure project completion following established design process.

Prepare and present project dashboards to higher management for review and technical support to business development team.

Coordinate with various engineering teams worldwide in Europe, USA, India and South America.

Coordinate with suppliers in PPAP and component design.

Project: Product Design Engineer at McNeilus Truck Co, Dodge Center MN (OSHKOSH GROUP CO)

Onsite design engineer and change management lead.

Design of mechanical sub-systems used in utility vehicles such as refuse truck and concrete mixer truck for Oshkosh group.

Lead a team of 5 at offshore for various projects e.g. design change requests, BOM management, print release on 3D models, assembly and parametric manufacturing drawings using Solid works.

Involved in design of various structural components for Atlantic and Pacific loader trucks.

Execute detailed design of various components, weldment & assemblies, applying engineering principles, and prepared manufacturing drawing with GD&T incorporating ASME Y14.5 standard and best practices.

Re-created weldment fixtures for different product assemblies of Refuse Trucks (auto reach & manual reach arm) including selection of standard purchase parts.

Expert user of JD Edwards for Product data management.

Participate in prototype build, testing and installation. Evaluating performance & result and made necessary design modifications based on results.

Collaborate with various teams like FEA, procurement, quality and supplier team to analyze design feedback and prepare report documents and carried out necessary design modifications.

Conduct design review meetings with management & cross functional teams.

Project: Engineering Change management for DANAHER Corp, Des Plaines, IL

Lead diverse teams for engineering change management projects for Danaher Corporation (Joslyn Hi voltage, OH; Gendex, IL; Danaher motion). This comprised of working on ESR’s (engineering service request), updating the affected products as per the request, generate ECO no, updating Bills of material and specification for the assembly and ESR submittal.

Quality, manufacturing and supplier review of design with respect to the design change request.

Generation and periodical review of various procedures / check-list required for execution of the projects.

Project: SL57 skid steer loader prototype at CNH Wichita, KS

Design various sheet metal components of loader arm, chassis and their manufacturing drawings.

Creation of family tables and drawings for various tires used in skid steer loaders.

Project: Reverse engineering for tire changer equipment

Developed 3d models by measuring the parts. Measurement techniques include CMM. Manual, laser scanning and other alternative measurement practices.

Creation of installation drawings along with part manufacturing drawings.

Swis Glascoat Equipments Ltd – Anand, India (Jul’03 – Sep’03)

Planning Engineer at Swis glascoat (glaslined equipment manufacturer)

Material Requirement Planning based on the Monthly production schedule keeping inventory control and procurement lead time into consideration.

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