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Mechanical Design Engineer

Southfield, Michigan, United States
September 27, 2018

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Chetan Patil

Southfield MI *****313-***-**** •

Mechanical Design Engineer

Recent MSME graduate with 2+ years of solid hands-on experience ready to share extensive technical knowledge and talent. Proven expertise in a wide array of engineering skills, including Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T), Mechanical Designing(CAD), Finite Element Analysis(FEA) and Quality Control(QC)

Area of Expertise

Mechanical Design Engineering

Project Management/JIT


Team Leadership & Mentoring

Product Design Improvement


Catia V5/UGNX/Solidworks/Creo

Quality Control/APQP

3D Modelling/2D Drafting

Hypermesh /Abaqus/LS-DYNA

Microsoft Office Suite

FEA Analysis, 5S, 8D


Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, May 2018 GPA 3.5

Coursework: Advance Mechanics of Composite Material, Finite Element Method, Fracture Mechanics in Engineering Design, Crashworthiness and Occupant Protection

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, India, 2015 GPA 3.6

Coursework: Machine Design, Strength of material, Project Management, Automobile Engineering, CAD-CAM, Math

Strength of Material. Mechatronics, Heat and Mass Transfer, Internal Combustion Engine


AutoCAD 2014/15 (2D Drafting) Creo (3D Part Design & Assembly) Unigraphics NX (3D Part Design & Assembly)


Silicon Concept Inc / Mechanical Engineering Intern June 2018-August 2018.

•Production planning and control activities for silicon tubing and rubber molded components.

•Design and drafting of silicon rubber auto parts, dies and mold using Solidworks and NX

•Resolve process related quality concerns to validate the product performance, reliability, and durability.

•Setting up of Injection Molding Machines and auxiliary equipment following the 5S System

•participated in APQP activities and Assisted engineers in the areas of quality management system according to ISO/TS Standard.

Design Engineer SAE Formula Hybrid Motorsport Wayne State University November 2017 – May 2018

•Developed 3D CAD model of chassis and suspension system in UGNX and Solidworks for Formula Hybrid car based on 2018 Formula Hybrid rule.

•Designed parts/assemblies to improve cost, quality, and performance through validation and testing.

•Perform motion simulation to predict loads conditions on chassis. Performed complete Structural FEA stress analysis by considering Static and Dynamic loads in Hypermesh and LS-Dyna to come up with final optimum design.

•Achieve lower C.G. based on weight optimization leads to better vehicle stability and Identified failure modes and implemented corrective action plans using DFMEA tool.

•Prepare Bill of Materials(BOM) for the manufacturing process and drafted 2D sketches using GD&T and structural equivalence sheet.

Adient India Pvt. Ltd., India / Design Engineer June 2014 - July 2016

•Designed seating components for the world's largest auto seat manufacturer utilizing 3D CAD modeling software Catia V5 and UGNX. Worked on concept design utilizing DFMEA skills and Concept creation for interior plastics and sheet metal components manufacturing feasibility in addition to creating parametric model, assembly, manufacturing drawings. Performed verification of output of designers and Applied GD&T to drawing according to ASME Y14.5-2009 standards.

•Achieved a 20 % weight reduction for the seat using composite frames compared to a typical steel seat structure.

•Studied Interference and tolerance stackups for the components designed with complete seat environment.

•Performed FEA countermeasure on side bracket member, recliner bracket to ensure conformance of product with the strength and durability requirements and Final QC for 3D parts and drawings done by team members and delivered on time. Applied FEA to validate product design for vehicle seats and component system.

•Performed various engineering calculations and maintained technical documentation. Also communicated with customers to resolve product issues. Participated in design review meetings.

•Generated and maintained the Engineering Bill of Materials (BOM) and Managed and released the assembly and component datasets in PLM (Team center).

Loknayak J. Narayan SSSG Ltd. MH, India / Engineering Intern January 2014- May 2014.

•Led two different projects, reduction of cotton waste and production of good quality cotton bale. Increased the production rate of cotton bales by 3.4% through correcting the critical alignment of the press machine and cut cotton production waste from 6% to 4% by replacing the waste separation roller. Supervised maintenance of machines.

•Maximized profits by meeting daily/monthly sales goals while learning all phases of business operations and management techniques. Used AutoCAD and Solidworks for tool, mold, fixture and layout drawings.


Wayne State University Detroit MI August 2016- May 2018

Vehicle crash analysis

•Performed frontal FMVSS 100% & 40% offset & IIHS 25% offset, Roof FMVSS 216 & FMVSS 301 Crash tests on Toyota RAV 4 Model using LS-Dyna.

•Analyzed performance of crash model to reduce the intrusion by adding composite materials to strengthen the A, B & C Pillar of the car. Designed 3D CAD models of vehicle Bumper, Roof, vehicle interior-trim plastic components, and Steering using Catia V5, Generative Surface Design and Sheet metal design using Creo.

•Studied the sensitivity of frontal occupant protection design parameters using the sled model representing the Belted 50% Hybrid III dummy in the driver seat subjected to 35mph impact.

•Performed 40% offset crash analysis of front bumper with crash cans of steel and composite material using Catia V5 and LS-Dyna.

Investigation of a Bracket for stress performance

•Bracket model was generated using provided dimension in UGNX. Imported 3D model in HYPERMESH, Created & assigned material & it’s properties. Did fine meshing at expected high stress concentration area. Applied boundary conditions & loads respectively.

•Analyzed results for Stress, Strain & Temperature distribution by comparing with analytical solutions.

•Redesigned the bracket & successfully reduced the stress by 12.6%.

Examination of a Rectangular Filleted Bar in Tension

•Analyzed the results for stress, Stress Intensity Factor & J-Integral of a rectangular filleted bar and compared the computational solution with analytical solution using UGNX and ABAQUS

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