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Engineering Mechanical

Chicago, Illinois, United States
October 30, 2016

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Prerak T. Vaishnav

*** * ******* **, *** ***, Chicago, Illinois, 60661 773-***-****


Graduating Mechanical Engineer with Co-Op experience of Process and Quality Engineering

Good understanding of product design & development, proto-typing, process improvement, root cause and data analysis

2 years of experience with 3D cad software and ANSYS Finite Element Analysis (FEA) software


University of Illinois at Chicago

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, GPA: 3.59/4.00 Expected Graduation - December 2016


Computer Aided Design: SOLIDWORKS, AutoCAD, Pro-E, Rhinoceros, Revit, DraftSight, ANSYS FEA, CFD

Programming: C++, MATLAB

Office & Data Analysis: Microsoft Office Suite, Minitab


ATF-Inc, Lincolnwood, IL April 2016 – Present

Quality Engineering Co-Op

Root cause analysis on different manufacturing defects. Implement permanent corrective action. Write 8D (Eight Disciplines of Problem Solving) and 5-Why reports on customer concerns

Participate in cross functions team for problem-solving and containment

Support with APQP, PPAP and Final Inspection processes. Initiate ECN (Engineering change request) to update CAD, control plan and PFMEA

Schedule LPA (Layered Process) audits & other TS-16949 on shop floor. Provide trainings to follow the procedure

Support clients and Engineers with SPC software & other data. Gather and analyze design of experiment data

Perform structural tests on fastener such as RC hardness, torsional, tensile and ductility test. Check dimension by using micrometer, caliper, comparator, CIMS

Amtrak - The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Chicago, IL June 2015 – Jan 2016

Process Engineering Co-Op

Supported Process Engineering initiatives to streamline processes and reduce costs through various data excavation

Assisted with creation of the facility Work Force and other data models

Assisted with launching the Wheel-True machine maintenance WO program

Assisted in setting valve timing and crankcase inspection on a GE-7FDL Diesel engine locomotive; verified the man-hours for Q1 Preventive Maintenance engine work

Designed oil sample collection using SOLIDWORKS. Fabricated and installed station with the help of a Sheet-Metal craft

Designed Wi-Fi cabinet door for rail cars to prototype using SOLIDWORKS

Created and edited 2D facility map layouts using DraftSight

Data analysis in Excel and Minitab using graphs, pivot tables, sort, filter, programming and VLOOKUP

Deloitte LLP, Chicago, IL May 2014 – Aug 2014

ITS Intern

Help maintain the Deloitte business by assisting with managing technology assets for the Deloitte Central Region

Perform weekly inventory check for technology assets to discover product gaps if any

Provide support for cloning and wiping drives

Prepare new technology equipment for Deloitte new hires of all level making sure that people have the necessary


Senior Design - Modeling, CFD, Structural Analysis of a Ball Valve August 2015 – November 2015

Modelled 1” ball-valve in SOLIDWORKS. Applied boundary conditions in ANSYS. Used SCDM, Design Modeler, Meshing, Static Fluent, Structural and Post components to analyze laminar flow in a ball valve

Visualizations of turbulent kinetic energy, temperature, pressure and velocity streamline


Active member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers and Pi Tau Sigma Honors Mechanical Engineering society

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