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Design Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Solidworks, AutoCAD

Arlington, TX
March 27, 2019

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TAPAN SHAH 817-***-**** Arlington, Texas 76013


Actively seeking full-time opportunity to work in the design/manufacturing industry which will allow me to contribute my skills and abilities to the growth of the organization and build my professional career.

CAD Tools: SolidWorks, ProE, Creo, AutoCAD, Revit

Tools: Statistical Process Control, Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance, Lean Principles, DMAIC, JIT, Kaizen, TPM, Kanban, Direct Time Study, 5S, PPAP, FMEA, Root Cause Analysis, Poka- Yoke.

Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, MS Project, SAP

Data Analysis: SAS, R-Studio, My SQL, Microsoft Excel



1.Lean Six Sigma 2. ProE 3. AutoCAD


1.Industrial Design Engineer Airflow Systems, Inc 2018-2019 Texas, USA

Designed and developed the sheet metal components, assemblies & subassemblies in SolidWorks and AutoCAD.

Worked on 0.01” tolerance level, parts layouts, flat patterns of the sheet metal w.r.t it’s gauges.

Created PFMEA of existing products and redesign the machines to get the better result and customer satisfaction.

Optimized the designs, simulated and analyzed the pilot prototype.

Prepared engineering documentations including BOM, EOs, ECOs, manuals.

Maintained all the inventory records, eliminating purchase errors, analyzing cost by using MiSys Manufacturing 6.3.

2.Manufacturing Engineer Ratnaveer Stainless Product Private Limited 2015-2016 Gujarat, India

Implemented 5S and Kaizen method in production line which resulted in reduction of tooling setup time by 20%

Utilized the Lean manufacturing principles, streamlined processes, reduction in scrap from 30% to 15%.

Efficiently managed resource allocation and lead the team across the multiple projects.

Prioritized, prepared and controlled Production Schedules through Gantt Chart using MS Project

3.Design Engineer Power Build Limited- Elecon Group 2014-2015 Gujarat, India

Project & Responsibilities: To design and develop the fixture for the automated VMC machine.

Designed the CAD model using ProE.

Performed finite element Analysis, impact pressure, stress- strain analysis using Ansys.

Optimized the design and prepared Bill of Material.


1.Improved Quality of Dell Inspiron-15 Laptop: Identified the problems by analyzing Fish Bone diagram, studied the product and processes, collected and optimized the data by regression, suggested the solutions by making sure the processes are in control by using X bar chart and R Bar chart.

2.Conveyor Belt Project (MS Project): Involved a basic understanding of the importance of the Work Breakdown Structure, Networks to Planning, Scheduling, and controlling the project. Moreover, it created awareness of the potential conflicts and problems that may occur in the project.

3.Material Handling Equipment facility: Carried out reengineering of the existing manufacturing facility. Designed the production floor layout for new facility and optimized it to increase the productivity by 33% and reduction in the utilization of the resources by 7%. Also performed Economic Analysis.

4.Simulation and Optimization of Medical Equipment Manufacturing Facility (Witness Software): Simulated all the material flow throughout the facility and identified various bottlenecks. Evaluated various system configurations by applying “Theory of Constraints” that helped in achieving the target production.


MS in Industrial Engineering University of Texas at Arlington Aug 2016 – May 2018 GPA: 3.2/4.0

BE in Production Engineering Gujarat Technological University Jul 2011 – May 2015 GPA: 7.98/10


Production and Inventory Control, Operational Management, Project Management, Quality System, Simulation and Optimization, Facilities Planning and Design, Metrics and Measurement, Operational Research, Regression Analysis, Advance Economic Studies.

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