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Mechanical Engineer Design

Chula Vista, CA
November 24, 2018

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Tej Singh 619-***-****

**** ***** **** **. ***** Vista CA 91913


Mechanical Design: Advanced Education with Master’s in Mechanical Engineering & over 12 years of experience in mechanical design and product development (concept to commercialization) of diverse set of products &applications

Electro-Mechanical Design: Expertise in detail design and electronics packaging of components and sub-assemblies with PCBs and FPCs in injection molded enclosures to satisfy product industrial design of hand held and Medical devices.

Consumer Products: 9+ years of experience with consumer products design and offshore vendor support while working for National Agro, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications, Iridium, Livi, Motorola and Caterpillar Inc.

CAD/CAM Tools: Excellent understanding of CAD/CAE software like Solidworks (5000Hrs), Pro-E Wildfire4.0/CREO

(3000Hrs),Unigraphics NX(4000Hrs), EDS Visview, AutoCAD, Hypermesh, MSC Nastran, ABAQUS, Minitab, MS Project.

Experienced in High Volume Plastic Injection Molded, Sheet metal and Fabrication Components design & development.

Diversified experience with Small Hand Held Electronic Packaging and Large Heavy Construction Machinery.

Hand’s on experience with Parametric modeling modules i.e. Solid Modeling, Sheet Metal, Piping and Mechanism.

Tolerance Design and resolving complex stack up issues with advanced GD&T skills.

Six Sigma Green Belt Certified (Caterpillar Inc. & Wayne State University)

DOE (Design of Experiment) & Robust Design Tools-Taguchi Methods and 8D problem solving.

Maintain good working relationships with diverse set of individuals both independently and in cross functional teams.

Five Intellectual Properties rights including Four Approved Design Patents and One Pending Patent.

No Sponsorship required - Can work for any Employer without sponsorship (Permanent US resident card holder) EMPLOYMENT

SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER – FUEL CELLS Sep 2018 – Present Nuvera Fuel Cells (Hyster-Yale Group)

Design and Electro-mechanical packaging for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Modules for Battery Box Replacement involving release activities using Creo and Aglie PDM to meet the quality, reliability, performance, and cost requirements .

Packaging and sizing of Cooling system components for based on the Thermal Model developed in Siemens Amesim.

Responsible for the DFMEA and Tolerance stack up analysis activities for the cooling system in Fuel Cell module.

Collaborated and provided support to vendors, testing, manufacturing, and procurement cross functional teams.

Support development testing to ensure design robustness to UL 2267 Safety standard requirements. SENIOR DESIGN ENGINEER June 2013 – April 2018

National Agro Industries

Developed a new line of products for Precision Planting of fine seeds conforming to CE safety standards.

Development activities include converting the customer requirements into detailed technical product requirements and then into system and component requirements using Siemens Polarion PLM tool.

Responsible for complete design cycle from concept, design, prototyping, validation, generating bill of materials BOM, release of detailed drawings completed with GD&T & generating assembly instructions Design for Assembly (DFA).

Developed the inclined plate metering system for sowing of different type of seeds. Worked with vendor to develop the new Injection Mold tooling to remove manual process on the seed chamber which results in 23% labor saving.

Converted existing metal parts to non-metallic injection molded parts keeping the strength and functionality in mind.

Designed and Developed South Asia’s first Pneumatic/vacuum Planter including the critical seed metering mechanism. Responsible for the complete design cycle from concept to prototype builds till production.

Worked with Tool engineers and manufacturing engineers to Design products for Manufacturability (DFM) and making required changes as per process guidelines without sacrificing the design intent.

Worked with the tooling teams to develop Tooling and Fixture for the commercial production of products.

Done the Field validations of the new developed machines at the customer end to understand the requirements.

Developed a Testing Rig to simulate seed spacing for three different type of seed metering systems using PLC.

Implemented Lean manufacturing and 5S to improve overall productivity of the department. DESIGN ENGINEER June 2010 – June 2013

Porticos Inc.

Developed advanced precision medication-dispensing device. The design was done to meet the FDA and IEC 60601 medical device requirements and incorporated rapid design changes in response to early testing results.

Detailed design of ECG Monitoring and recording system and supported the 510(K) clearance process.

Responsible for the First build activities and single point contact for engineering design issues.

Designed in a team to develop Iridium's 9575 Extreme military-grade (MIL-STD 810F) handheld satellite phone using Solid works. Responsible for the battery pack and the charging port plug cum stand.

Provided frequent onsite engineering support at the vendor's injection molding facility when required.

Supervised the testing to meet the IP 65 water proof rating at the testing facility.

Documented validation test findings and required changes done to fix the issues found during the testing. It was a continuous process till the product passed the IP 65 test code rating.

Developed five ID concepts for extended battery pack on 9555 phone and designed and developed the one selected by the marketing team. Developed a smart parting line to use the existing lower base and save tooling cost.

Did the conceptual designs of Motorola MT2000 scanner, as a handheld device, complex industrial design surfaces required for ergonomics and to be engineered to facilitate injection molding. MECHANICAL ENGINEER

Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Inc. July 2009-Jun 2010

Responsible for delivering conceptual design and component layout of the Sliding Hinge Mechanism of the main frame in support of new product designs including contributions to the initial build of material.

Detail design and electronics packaging of components and sub-assemblies to satisfy product industrial design using Unigraphics NX and SPACE Matrix based PDM system.

Provided on site engineering support for the first Design Prototype & System Prototype builds in China manufacturing facility to transfer the design intent into assembly and coordinated the issue resolution activities as a Liaison engineer between Design team and Assembly planning during the build.

Engineering team representative for the DFMEA meetings involving finding the fix and closing the issues.

Responsible for onsite Design support to the Injection Molding Supplier before the builds to resolve issues.

Create verification test plans and support/perform GREAT verification test resulting including environmental, destructive and dimensional evaluation. Compare verification results to the requirements and report findings.

Responsible for getting the rapid prototyping SLA’s for the project and managing the Assembly level structures.

Good understanding of molding processes decoration technologies like VM, NCVM, Hot Stamping and painting.

Technical feedback and input regarding product requirement specifications, manufacturing processes, supplier selection and risk analysis.


Caterpillar Inc. Oct 2006- Mar 2009

Design and Packaging of Chassis and Engine system components for Skid Steers Loaders using Pro E, followed by creating the DVP, which includes concept, design and development of a various System level components.

Designed the Hydraulic Dead Engine Lower system for Tier III and Tier IV SSL/MTL B2 Series which will improve reliability, cut assembly time and help in achieving Variable Margin goals.

Improved the design of the Cooling System radiator hoses to enhance the performance and improve reliability.

Responsible for Configuration activities for a project to check the Space claims and Packaging work for new concepts and validate the clearance between the assemblies using EDS Visview.

Excellent knowledge of Pro-E Fluidlines/Pro-Pipe. Successfully completed five CPI Six Sigma Project to improve hydraulic hose and tube routings issues including Cooling system Radiator Hoses.

Designed and packaged the blow molded ducting for HVAC system and resolved the sealing issue of the Poly Front

Door of C-Series SSL/MTL Cab to improve HVAC efficiency using Taguchi Robust Design of Experiment (DOE).

Modeled and analyzed structures for stress as per design requirements using NASTRAN and Pro-Mechanica.

Responsible for all CPS activities for both B2 and C Series SSL\MTL's, which include liaison work between

Engineering and Operations and resolving CI cards and other assembly issues in timely manner using 8D process.

Member of In-section checking team and helped to lower the number of errors in Drawings and Notices (ECN).

ECO (Engineering Change Order) releasing using TEAMCENTER Enterprise PDM system. EDUCATION

M.S. in Mechanical Engineering Wayne State University, Detroit, MI GPA: 3.79 Aug 06 B.S. in Production Engineering

Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, India

GPA: 3.5 May 04


Advanced Assembly Management in Pro-E at Caterpillar, NC.

Design of Welded Structures at Caterpillar, NC.

Advanced GD&T application at Caterpillar, NC.

Special Characteristics in Design at Caterpillar, NC.

Unigraphics NX, Solidworks and Catia V5 at Central Tool Rom (An Indo German project)

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