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Design Engineer Manufacturing

Vasant Nagar, Karnataka, India
September 05, 2019

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#**/*, *** *****, *** cross, *th main, 5th block, Thyagarajanagara,Basavanagudi,Bangaluru-560028

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Results-driven Engineering Professional with 12+ years of progressive experience managing end-to-end design and development programs in the advanced manufacturing aerospace industry. Expertise in manufacturing process and product development, combined with strong program management skills, to contribute significant cost / cycle time reductions, productivity improvements and low-cost design configurations. Focused, methodical leader who uses keen analysis, insight and team approach to drive improvements and implementation of best practices.


Seeking managerial role in R & D, Assembly and component Process preparation, quality control or supply chain, Manufacturing of aircraft, with a progressive aerospace company in manufacturing industry.


Professionally matured post graduate in Product design and manufacturing engineer from B.M.S College of engineering (VTU), Bangalore with career success of over 12+ years in design and development of metallurgical processes predominantly with Aircraft manufacturing industry.

Good experience in aircraft material specifications, Heat treatment, NDT Techniques and finishing operations

Well aware in reading of Aircraft detail part, assembly drawings, Methodizing Procedures from raw material to realization components, Subassemblies and Assemblies

Strong record of developing and improving products & processes to enhance product quality and process efficiency.

True team leader, trainer and motivator with fine tuned analytical and problem solving skills. Superior verbal and written communication.


Worked as Inspection Engineer in Piston plant, M/s Escorts piston (India) Pvt Ltd from Feb. 2003 to June 2003

Worked as Apprentice trainee in structure Design group and Landing gear Design Group (Mechanical systems) in Rotary Wing and Research Centre, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited from July 2003 to July 2004 for DRUVA helicopter Design project.

Worked as Design engineer for production drawing of DHRUVA helicopter of HAL from Aug 2004 to Oct 2004 in BAEHAL.

Worked as Mechanical Design Engineer in SAFRAN Aerospace India Pvt. Ltd from Nov 2004 to Sep 2006.

I am working as a Supervisor in Production and Planning department with Hindustan Aeronautics limited (HAL) since Nov, 2006. HAL is one of India’s Navratna PSU’s under Ministry of defence and the only company in INDIA who design, develop and Manufacture Helicopters, fighter Aircrafts, transport aircrafts and unmanned aerial vehicles.

Responsibilities in Organization:

Preparation of manufacturing process sheets for Detail comonets like GMC, CNC, Sheet metal, Standard Parts (fasteners).

Creation of simple detail component modeling using Catia v5 for LCA TEJAS aircraft.

Good knowledge of composite material drawing reading, manufacturing technique involved, sandwich panels for aircraft doors and covers, assembly of composite materials components, fasteners suitable for composite materials as LCA-TEJAS aircraft contains 45% of composite materials by weight and properties of composite materials.

Preparation of Manufacturing process sheets for Subassembly components and performing engineering activities in areas of Materials and process.

Study properly the Drawing and defining requirements for tools, equipment, materials, type approval, parts and process used in the manufacture and maintenance of structure and assemblies.

Thorough study and analyze to determine performance of tools, materials, parts and processes and to give same feedback to take corrective actions and preventive actions.

Taking care of raw materials involved for fabrication of detail parts, preperation of bill of materials

Study of alternate materials and getting approval from certifying authority to use

Taking the responsibility for NDT methods using before and fabrication of detail components, sub assemblies like ultrasinic, magnaflux, Dye penetrate test and X-ray.

Taking care of finishing operations like cadmium plating, nickel plating, Hard chrome plating, Anodising, application of primer and painting

For heat treatment, preperation of heat cards for the processes like Annealing, Solutionising &aging, Hardening& tempering, ion-nitriding, by advising suitable test coupons.

Good knowledge of manufacturing process, surface finishing processes, coating and aerospace standards.

Reading of drawings and checking for ra material specifications, NDT, Finishing, Classifications, manufacturability.

Manufacturing methods-Knowledge of manufacturing, methods, fabrication process like forming, stamping, machining, heat treatment and fastening and composite material manufacturing.

Advising of bill of materials(BOM) to IMM for procurement action, clearing of TEC files

Study of manufacturing tools, gauges to be advosed to tooling department for procurement

Taking care of subassemblies like bush pressing, bearing stacking, pipe assemblies, weld assemblies

Co-ordination with other departments like outsourcing, QC, IMM, assembly to clarify the issues on day to day basis for smooth functioning of production activities

Worked as a design liasoner for coordination between design and production department of TEJAS aircraft project.

Complete responsibility of assembly process planning and assigning of products KIT of Tejas centre fuselage assembly, landing gear aft and landing gear fwd assembly, centre fuselage-rear fuselage coupling, centre fuselage-front fuselage coupling, coupled fuselage FOD.

Study of drawings in coordination with production technician regarding the problems of fasteners in inaccessible areas of aircraft and taking design concurrence for appropriate feasible fasteners.

Segregation of standard parts according to activity wise/KIT wise for centre fuselage of LCA-TEJAS aircraft and Very good knowledge of aircrafts fasteners of around more than150 verities used for LCA TEJAS aircrafts Including solid rivets, blind rivets, DIN fasteners and MLGPL etc

Study of alternate material and getting approval for same

Segregation of standard parts(class-C items)(Fasteners) for KIT wise segregation of more than 150 verities use for TEJAS aircrafts like DIN,MLGPL,NAS etc

Assist with training in process utilization and tools and support the integration of engineering design.

Rising queries to design design in co-ordination with shop floor technician for correction of drawing

Complete study of Aircraft and guide the same to technician for assembly work in shop floor

Integration team in manufacturing technology, establishing work statement in daily basis, priority wise assembly allocation in assembly shop for technicians.

Consultation with design and other stake holder for supply base of manufacturing other related issues for LCA-TEJAS project with management concurrence for every updates.

Interface with stakeholder in company for procurement issue, quality of supplier parts etc.

Participate and lead for corrective root cause for analysis in co-ordination with stake holder in aircraft assembly activities.

Support the development and integration of standards.

Participate in requirement gathering, document preparation, Technical specification preparation.

Working with ERP package system and manage End to End lifecycle of ERP systems and capability in ERP co-ordination.

Knowledge of engineering fundamentals of mechanical simple design of aerospace components with full awareness of aerospace materials, manufacturing process and Heat treatments.

Ensure materials, process and equipment readiness before the aircraft assembly starts as a backup support.

Awareness of AS9100D quality management system.

Demonstrate strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills fluent in written and spoken English, and have high degree of proficiency with MS office tools.

Evaluate existing or assembly processes and workflow to identify areas that can changes for further improvements in production.

Participate and involving various various design and development of components, innovative materials and process to improve the production quality, safety.

Developing PERT and CPM chart for LCA-TEJAS centre fuselage for reducing assembly duration, production cost and ensure smooth flow of assembly line.

Assist others in strategic solution for lead the team in smooth work progress.


Educational Qualifications





M.Tech(part time)

Product design and Manufacturing


Visvesvaraya Technological University,



B.E (part time)

Mechanical Engineering


Visvesvaraya Technological University,




Mechanical Engineering


D.A.C.G Polytechnic,. Chickmagalore





Board of Secondary Education


Computer Skills:



Personal Information:

Date of Birth: 06-08-1980

Marital Status: Married.

Nationality: Indian

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