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Assistant Engineering

Kalamazoo, MI
June 30, 2016

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Seeking a full time opportunity as an engineer in organization which offers a creative and challenging environment, facilitates continuous improvement and provides an avenue for team and individual excellence.


M.S – Industrial Engineering (C.GPA: 3.90/4.0) Graduating: August 2016

Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI, USA

B.S – Mechanical Engineering (C.GPA: 3.5/4.0) June 2012

Pune University Maharashtra, India


Intern - Continuous Improvement June 2015 - September 2015

Kerry Inc. - Food Manufacturing Kentwood, MI, USA

•Executed line loss reduction project (A3 problem solving, 8D, Kaizen, Time studies, SOPs).

•Conducted value stream mapping (VSM), Gantt chart, zone analysis, identify lean wastes, visual direction sheets for “Line cleaning process during product changeover”

Saving 63 labor hours of every cleaning process on line, leading to savings of $38000 annually.

•Lead daily Gemba Walks to identify waste. Followed up with cause and effect analyses to eliminate the waste.

•Contributed to continuous improvement events resulting in employee skill, knowledge development and Key performance indicator (KPI) for performance improvements

•Conducted time study and identified repetitive work cycles to plan the daily schedule at slurry mixing station.

Intern - Facility Planning and Process Optimization May 2015

American Auto-Coat - Automobile parts manufacturing Hudsonville, MI, USA

•Independently responsibility to analyze develop a facility plan for the manufacturing plant.

•Utilized AutoCAD to develop alternate facility plans and layout drawings. Implemented Systematic Layout Planning techniques to optimize the plant layout.

•Led a team in the analysis of available options for two Injection Molding Machine, and played a key role in the final purchase decision and machine location according to the facility plans generated.

Trainee Engineer - Manufacturing Engineering March 2014 - June 2014

Endurance Technologies Ltd. - Automobile parts manufacturing Chakan, Maharashtra, India

•As a member of the Advance product planning team, prepared process flow charts, process failure mode and effect analysis (PFMEA) and process control plans.

•Prepared Tooling lists, Gauge & Testing Equipment lists by studying CAD Drawings considering GD&T.

•Studied the process flow of the existing components and implemented Kaizen, Poke-Yoke & 5S to eliminate component rejection occurring due to detents.

•Analyzed potential unsafe factors and composed Safety Check Lists (SCL) to help reduce accidents and lost productivity.

Junior Engineering – New Product Development September 2012 – December 2013

Sam Hitech Components Pvt. Ltd. - Automobile parts manufacturing Pune, Maharashtra, India

•Monitored the operations of multiple production stations, performed extensive time motion studies, applied design of experiment (DOE), implemented changes to remove bottlenecks and reduce cycle time.

•Reviewed and updated engineering drawings for tooling, jigs and fixtures, line layout.

•Documented process flow diagrams, control plans and sample inspection reports for production part approval process (PPAP) documentation.

•Prepared quality documents for ISO/TS 16949:2009 Audit. Coordinating supplier on quality issues to ensure effective corrective actions and timely closure.


Graduate Research Assistant - Human Performance Institute April 2015 - Present

Western Michigan University - Research Lab Kalamazoo, MI, USA

•Prepare Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocol documents to initiate the study.

•Setup the experiment by creating Design of Experiments (DOE) and conduct data collection using instruments available in lab according to the project needs and analyze the data to come up with meaningful conclusions.

•Performed industrial and office ergonomic studies involving work-related musculoskeletal disorders. Posture Assessment using RULA, REBA, NIOSH lifting guide equation.

•Executed projects involving Electromyography (EMG) and Lumbar motion monitor (LMM) equipment to accurately predict the level of back injury risk for a given task.

•Played lead role in purchase of new devices for the lab interacting with various vendors, negotiating to get the best price.

Graduate Research Assistant - Department of Industrial Engineering June 2015 – December 2015

Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI, USA

•Analyzing data on road accidents in the State of Michigan to help arrive at meaningful insights that aided in root cause identification for EMS response delays.

•Ensured data adequacy, data integrity and applying statistical analysis tools to provide actionable findings.

•Conducted data compilation and data mining to identify patterns, and present the information in an easy to use

•graphical format.

Graduate Assistant - ULAM Manufacturing October 2014 – June 2015

Western Michigan University - Research Lab Kalamazoo, MI, USA

•Assisted advisor on a laser assisted Drilling machine project.

•Conducted research on different parts of the machine.

•Generated different CAD models using CATIA-V5.

•Worked on selection of a Stepper Motor controller for a Brucker Machine.


Graduate Teaching Assistant - Department of Industrial Engineering August 2015 – April 2015

Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI, USA

•Grading assignments, projects & tests. Assisting professor in planning and delivering tutorials to the students.

•Mentor teams of graduate students through the completion of semester projects for Human factors course.

•Conduct labs for the graduate class of Ergonomics, Work Design. (IME 6420, IME 3420, IME 2050).

•Counsel students and provide 1-on-1 coaching to help them elevate their performance in the course.

•Train students on the functionality and application of various ergonomic instrumentation.


•Six Sigma Green Belt certified (IIE Certificate No.: 2210-4181).

•Project Management certified (Western Michigan University Certificate No.: 2669IME614)

•CATIA V5 R21 certified (MITCON Institute of Management. License No.: M1213438)


•Computer Skills: M.S Office, Project 2015, Excel, Power Point, Visio, Minitab QC3, VBA (Basic).

•Design Software: Auto-cad, Pro-E (Creo 2.0), Pro- Mechanica, CatiaV-5, SolidWorks.

•Other Software: ProModel Simulation, ProTime Estimation – Proplanner, Rapid Miner.

•Member of Institute of Industrial Engineers and Teaching Association Union.

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