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Mechanical Engineering Supply Chain

Chicago, Illinois, United States
January 14, 2017

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Navreet Singh

(312) ***-****

Current Address

**** * *****, ***. #*, Chicago, 60612


University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

Master of Science, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering GPA: 4/4 Dec’ 2016

Relevant Course Work: 3D Printing, Mechatronics, FEA, Supply Chain Management, Time Series and forecasting

Regional Institute of Management & Technology, Punjab Technical University, India

Bachelors of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering GPA: 3.5/4 June’ 2013

Technical Skills

Ansys, Pro/E, Matlab, C, Arduino, AutoCAD, Revit, eQuest, Solid Works, R-Studio, MS Excel, Six Sigma, Minitab, 5S, DOE, FMEA, DMAIC, Lean Manufacturing, GD&T, Abode Photoshop

Work Experience

Junior Quality Engineer, Caterpillar, Joliet, IL, USA June’16 – Present

Documented gap in manufacturing data using statistical and data analysis tool in Minitab

Verified and worked in supply chain to approve engineering change in hydraulic parts during freeze period

APQP lead for Gear pump. Presented Gate Review for Measure and Analysis phase

Created and Implemented Standard Work & Work Instruction to improved quality and velocity for control valves

Completed Control plans and Characteristic Matrix using GD&T skills

Plant Improvement Manager, Guru Nanak Industries Limited, India Sept’13 – Sept’14

Reduced Cost and increased productivity by 20% in a teamwork through time and project management

Responsible for final test and pre-delivery inspection of Farm Combines

Performed Cost analysis of previous fleet of Combine

Part of R&D multidisciplinary team to install new sensors for monitoring grain quality

Manufacturing Quality Intern, Tata Motors, Pantnagar, India Jan’13 to July’13

Performed Inspection, Design of Tests and Test Equipment using Statistical tools and analysis

Achieved Continuous improvement for rework, scrap, PPM, Cost of Quality

Improved material flow using 5S and Implemented Lean Six Sigma techniques on floor

Eliminated unwanted clips from roof liners which saved up to $2000 per year

Supply Chain Analyst Intern, Eastman Industries Limited, India May’12 to Aug’12

Forecasted and ordered production and shipment of over 2 million units per month

Analyzed sales data to meet the demand and emergency orders.

Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA Sept’15-Present

Instructed fundamental laboratory measurement tools to sophomore students

Organized and designed research projects for undergraduate research

Resident Advisor, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA June’15 to Aug’15

Managed organizational spending with annual budget of $5000.

Cultivated international relations among engineers and encouraged students experience new culture

Mechanical Lecturer, Baba Banda Singh Bahadur College, India June’13 to Dec’14

Taught Engineering Design and Strength of Material to Senior Undergraduate Students

Instructed students with tools: Matlab, AutoCAD, Arduino and Solid Works


Eliminated the defects of Tata Iris (Roof top sagging, Flushness in door, Radiator Hose pipe design, Coolant leakage, Hand brake loose/hard, Top cover fitment in RH side, ORVM uneven gap)

Kaizen done to Reduce the cycle time by 20 sec of Wheel Alignment, saving up to $30 per shift

Fabrication of FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) technology 3-D printer

Time Series Analysis and forecasting for Total Energy Consumption in US for the years from 1972 to 2015

Fabrication of single point cutting tool fixture to improve accuracy for different angles of cutting tool

Closed Loop position and speed control of DC Motor

Data Mining project on prediction of Restaurant Revenue

Calculation and Validation of Heating/Cooling load of building using Ansys

Honors and Awards

Annual Chancellor’s Student Service and Leadership Award (University of Illinois at Chicago, 2016)

Stood 3rd in Mechanical Engineering Under graduation at University level (RIMT-IET, 2013)

Continuous Improvement Award for identifying and eliminating defects in Tata Iris (TATA Motors, 2013)

Certified with professional AutoCAD (CADD Center, 2012)

Mechanical Lecturer of the year award (BBSB, 2013)

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