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Manufacturing Engineer Mechanical

Tempe, Arizona, United States
October 30, 2018

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Ardent Mechanical engineer with prior experience in the engineering & manufacturing industry. Extensive knowledge of manufacturing processes, simulation, lean manufacturing, product development, quality assurance, & production control. Seeking full time as an Manufacturing Engineer.


Six Sigma Tools: QFD, VSM, Line Balancing, Flow Chart, 5S, FMEA, SMED, Kaizen, DMAIC, PDCA

Analysis: ANSYS, MATLAB, MS Excel, Minitab, Statistical Process Control

Software: AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Microsoft Office, ARENA simulation, RSLogix 500


Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA May 2018

Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, India May 2016


Research Volunteer, Advance Material & Advance Manufacturing Laboratory, ASU, USA August 2018 – present

Conducting experiments to achieve polymer composite capable of observing CO2 from the dry surface.

Optimized the use of tools in the experiment by suggesting a better alternative thereby reducing the cost by $500.

Assembled a polymer extrusion and winder machine setup.

Graduate Research Assistant, Arizona State University, USA August 2017 – January 2018

Designed and manufactured the first level experimental setup following DFM & DFA concepts.

Performed analysis of HF thin film and compared the results with analytical solutions and achieved a displacement of 0.5mm between 5 – 10 psi pressure.

Determined the best design for the setup and the thickness for the film using design optimization & DOE.

Provided technical support in experimental activities and analyzed the experimental data for design improvements.

Engineering Intern, Ashok Leyland Technical Center, Chennai, India December 2015 – January 2016

Initiated noise test, brake test, steering test, acceleration test & cooling test and documented the results for improvement of respective mechanical system.

Performed root cause analysis to find & adjust the fault in a steering system of a bus to comply with regulations.

Manufacturing Intern, Vega Associates, Tiruchirappalli, India December 2014 – January 2015

Handled the fabrication and assembly of wing walls for high pressure boilers with quality assurance.

Implemented standard work instructions, safety procedure, manufacturing processes and controlled production.

Initiated kaizen project to reduce scrap & wastes, reviewed engineering drawings, MRP and BOM.


Retractable Earphone Case – New Product Development & Introduction

Developed, designed, manufactured & tested an earphone case with a retractable setup in a cross functional team.

Created business proposal consisting of market research, cost analysis, value analysis, break-even analysis, and benchmarking.

Finite Element Analysis of plexiglass plate

Implemented finite element analysis (ANSYS) and suggested design modification to a plexiglass plate to withhold load up to 50 lbs. Achieved a max deformation of 1.2 mm and minimized stress concentration by 51%.

Passive Stability Control of Quadcopters

Optimized passive stability system for quadcopters in hovering state using stabilizers.

Analyzed and compared 4 different models and predicted the best model to achieve quick stability (attained in 2sec).

SMED analysis of Coffee Shop

Conducted SMED analysis by applying lean engineering principles to reduce the coffee making and serving time.

Reduced movement waste and the change over time by 58.23% and involved in writing ISO 9001 work instruction.

Advanced DES modeling and What-if analysis using ARENA

Modeled and simulated a mini-fabrication unit and recommend statistical changes including layout, workstation design based and process improvement on a 95% confidence interval.

Recommended changes to manufacture & produce products 4 times faster with higher efficiency and quality.

Simple Peanut Decorticating Machine

Designed and fabricated a machine to break the outer shell of the peanut without damaging the seed inside

Performed fabrication techniques like shearing, rolling, machining & joining. Achieved an average efficiency of 60%.

Electronic indexing mechanism for machine work table

Lead a team to develop an indexing mechanism for a completely manual milling machine work table.

Administered basic fabrication techniques like machining, welding and grinding. Achieved a turning angle as low as 0.5


Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Lean Management and Manufacturing, BKO Accredited

PLC Programming AutoCAD

Advance MATLAB for Scientific Computing

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