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Mechanical Design/ Application Engineer

Location:
United States
Salary:
100,000
Posted:
October 06, 2016

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VINAY G CHAVAN

**** *’Meara Dr. Apt ***, Houston, Texas 77025

Contact: (409) *** ****, Email: acwx4y@r.postjobfree.com

Objective:

To provide excellent service to the prospective employer by utilizing the skills I acquired through my professional career and college for personal and organizational benefit.

Experience Summary:

Six plus years of experience in Mechanical Design and product deployment.

Worked as Applications support Engineer, Mechanical Design Engineer and Team-center administrator in past seven years.

Worked under various PDM/PLM platforms in past seven years (Solidworks EPDM, Siemens Teamcenter, PTC Intralink/ Wind chill).

Over 8000 hours of CAD experience collectively on various platforms.

Expert in 3D modeling, CAD support, API keys and front end coding.

Solidworks CSWP (Certified Solidworks professional) certified for modeling and EPDM.

Have experience in communicating with different departments across the company like Sales, Procurement, Manufacturing and Engineering.

Lean six-sigma green belt certified.

Have through understanding of sheet metal fabrication, welding, and production environment.

Work experience:

1.Mechanical Design/Application Support Engineer

Advance containments Systems, Inc. Houston Texas (from June 2014 to Present)

Roles and Responsibilities:

Maintain and administrate CAD/ CAM Databases / volume servers.

Interact with the CAD/CAM users for production issues, analyzing the issues and provide engineering support to the users.

Work in conjunction with the production team to solve floor problems like revision conflicts and missing information.

Prepare and review the training materials for developed modules.

Address, analyze and solve engineering related CAD problems for engineering users after PDM upgrade.

Work with design and development team for new products or data migration from intralink to Teamcenter.

Use value added engineering techniques to reduce product material and manufacturing cost.

Assist in recovering corrupt CAD files recovery.

Assist engineering department in data migration of legacy data to the latest system.

Work in conjunction with third party vendors in developing utility software for engineering purpose.

Understanding end user requirements and providing them with satisfying solutions to their requirements.

Recommend engineering solutions for better design during the team meetings.

Train designers and drafters on the best methods and practices of utilizing Pro/E 4.0.

Control ECN/ECO's before releasing it for the production validating drawings and revisions.

Write work instructions for assembly for new products or revise work instructions for existing products.

Interact with CAD software providers on timely basis for software upgrade, speaking to PLM consultants, sales team for quote and licensing policies.

Connect with quality department and ensure ECO or ECN forms are latest version.

Keep track through of e-BOM and m-BOM for ACSI products.

Projects Handled:

Successful upgrade of CAD software from Pro-e to Creo 2.0 and PDM software to Teamcenter software without any major issues.

Created custom BOM in the Teamcenter environment for ACSI products.

Solely worked with IT, Engineering and Management for CAD user privileges.

Designed process flows in PLM environment for containers and cabinets.

Design and developed a rotating fixture for a container on a trailer using pro-e to expedite paint process.

Design and developed cams and keepers for container doors using in-house machinery, successfully tested and used it.

2.CAD-PDM support and application engineer

Promaxima Manufacturing Ltd Houston, Texas (from June 2013 to June 2014)

Roles and Responsibilities:

E-PDM Solidworks Administrator for engineering team at Promaxima Mfg Ltd.

Recovering or converting CAD file for CAE engineers and CAD engineers.

Upgrade CAD/ CAE software and resolving issues.

Develop plan for Enterprise PDM 2014 implementation.

Develop new CAD processes and practices for engineering as well as manufacturing.

Resolving issues for engineering group notified through SaaS ( Business Service Management )

Maintain database for the firm, installing Oracle, SQL.

Creating and maintain data cards and workflow for product flow in Enterprise EPDM.

Generate engineering Bill of materials (EBOM) and bill of operations in EPDM.

Provide support to design engineers for generating customized Data cards.

Map the engineering BOM to SAP for material resource planning.

Writing scripts in EPDM back end for converting CAD file formats importing supplier data in

Converting CAD data from CATIA to IGES and importing it to Solidworks

Maintain product data during an entire life cycle.

Attend cross-functional team meeting and brainstorm for better product design.

Interact with clients/Suppliers and engineering department for new troubleshooting data and migrated company BOMs from old ERP (MAS 200) to SAP 6.0.

Projects Handled:

Data migration of more than 1500 legacy CAD data to Solidworks environment.

Successfully upgraded Solidworks and EPDM during the period of working.

Provided support to engineering team on regular basis on CAD issues.

Successfully designed process flow for the new product line for athletes.

Created company level knowledge base for current and future reference for recurring errors with EPDM and Solidworks.

Reduced the design cycle time by 5 minutes on average part design by customizing CAD properties.

I was responsible for migration of company BOMs from old ERP (MAS 200) to SAP 6.0.

3.Teamcenter and NX (Unigraphics) Technical support & maintenance analysts

Kala mining and drilling limited, India (June 2009 to August 2011)

Role and Responsibilities:

Teamcenter Database Administration, (2 Tier) Installation, Configuration and Support (Setup and Maintenance )

Integrating and testing Teamcenter Integration with NX

Performed root cause analysis for the problem tickets reported

Prioritizing issue and resolving it according to time

Administration activities related to organization creation and managing user accounts

Solving problems at user and admin level for customer

Installing Oracle and creating database instances

Import/export CAD drawings from/to PLM system and analyzing it.

3D design of the drilling and mining components in UG NX 5.0

Designing of Hammers, button bits and drilling rig as per customer requirement.

Study of customer requirement as per application sheet for proposal

Generating CNC program using Siemens UG/NX software

Create 3D models of all accessories, equipments that were required for rigs assembly.

Used proper techniques of value added engineering for product cost reduction.

Using GD&T for all drafting in order to communicate with manufacturing department.

Work for prototype sample & problem solving during batch production.

Worked in conjunction with the engineering group to assure manufacturing process and continuous improvement efforts are addressed.

Meet company KPI for every project.

Projects Handled:

Was responsible for PLM Teamcenter 2007 and NX administration and maintenance

I was involved in CAD-PLM implementation from requirement phase until the production.

Created a company level knowledge base for current and future reference for recurring errors with PLM and CAD.

Played key role for design and development for Kala45D DTH hammer.

Education:

Masters in Mechanical Engineering, Lamar University, Texas. 2011-May 2013

Bachelors in Production Engineering, SRTM University, India. 2006-2010

Academic Projects:

Design and Development of an ALL TERRAIN VEHICLE for SAE Mini Baja competition.

Lead the design and construction of each component of the vehicle except Engine.

Teamcenter administration for managing car design

Integrated Teamcenter PLM with UG NX software for project data

Designed, analyzed, and manufactured transfer case for 2WD to AWD conversion.

Worked within a timeline to deliver a report to our instructors, which included a bid of why our design was the best, displayed through analysis results and usability.

Performed FMEA on the Car and rectified essential errors. This ended with a better performance in the competition.

Customization in UG NX-4.0 for Design & Development of Poppet Valves 2009

Customized a module using Unigraphics knowledge fusion language & uni-graphics modeling tool

Rapid 3D CAD model is generated directly through the program.

Integration of source code and interface.

Reduce design time from 5 minutes to 1 minute and 30 seconds in ideal condition.

Tools Used:

CAD: UG-NX, AutoCAD (2007, 2010, 2014), PRO-E Wildfire 5.0, Solidworks 2013-2014, Solidedge, Creo 2.0.

PLM/PDM: Teamcenter (2007, 9.1), Enterprise PDM (2013, 2014), Wind-chill.

Database: SQL 2008 r2, Oracle 11g.

FEA: Pro-Mechanica, ANSYS (Workbench, Mechanical APDL), Solidworks Simulation.

Programming : C, Visual Basic, UG NX API, ASP.NET.

ERP/MRP: SAP by design, Mas-200, Made2Manage

Documentation: MS Office, PowerPoint, Excel(xml), Access, MS Project, MS Visio

Manufacturing process: Turning, Milling, Drilling, CNC machine (3 Axis Milling and 5 Axis Turning), TIG/MIG welding, Laser/Plasma cut machine.

References:

Refrences will be made available upon request.



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