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AZEEM AKHTAR

Location:
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted:
December 28, 2019

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Azeem AKHTAR

Phone No: +91-842**-*****

Email: ada5y2@r.postjobfree.com

Professional Objective:

Seeking a leadership position for a product design, automotive research, design & development organization; where my resourceful experience and academic skills will add value to organizational operations.

Summery:

●Total 14+ Years of experience.

●HoD- Engineering Research Department.

●Exposure of Product Design & Development & Project management in R&D centers. Experience in design & development of automotive body, BIW (Body-in-White) structure, Components & Exterior trims.

●Good Manufacturing Exposure & Over all technical Project management.

●Knowledge of Catia V5 / PLM / Team Centre

●Highly motivated towards working in a group; can also work effectively in a team as well as independently.

●Conceptual design & packaging / Lay outing of Hybrid-Electric Vehicle body structure

●Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

●Exposure of project management & Quality management system.

●Quick learner and adaptive to new and challenging technological environments.

Current Experience:

Organization : J T Special Vehicle Ltd. (A Tata Motors Ltd. Ventures), Pune

Duration : Dec 2018 – Till Date

Designation : Assistant General Manager

Job Description : Head of Engineering & reporting to CEO of the organization.

●Overall responsibility for Engineering activities across the business.

●Create and implement best practice engineering vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve business performance.

●Ensure that engineering strategies and processes are in place to meet business objectives and operational needs in terms of price, quality and delivery targets and which enables the company to function and compete effectively in the market.

●Evaluate the challenges faced by the business and act to mitigate risks and develop opportunities.

●Contribute to overall business strategy and annual budget process.

●Take ownership of the engineering policy, guidelines and any associated documents.

●Initiate and develop creative and innovative engineering processes.

Organization : Maruti-Suzuki India Ltd, Gurgaon

Duration : Mar 2015 – Feb 2018

Designation : Project Manager (Engineering Research Div.)

Job Description : Leading a team of automobile BIW / Exterior trim design & development project for Premium Segment passenger cars.

●Leading a Project of BIW / Exterior trim design & development for Premium segment passenger cars.

●Bench marking & business case study preparation for management review.

●Project development plan & resource planning for successful completion of project.

●Project monitoring & MIS report management review.

●Sourcing activity of final component, which involves RFQ release, source selection, Technical Review, specification meeting, Issue LoI, Project Kick-Off, Proto development, final quality test for Design Proto, Production Proto, Mass Production Proto, Pilot Production, & SOP, Complete project control & monitoring & production support.

●Market & business analysis, competition & upcoming models survey in various segments.

●Styling (CAS) data study & design review with styling agency.

●Design & development of Hybrid-Electric Vehicle body structure.

●Design & Concept Development of Aluminum roof for passenger car.

●Design & development of bumper systems & Exterior trims.

●Responsible for Design and development of BIW structure.

●Application of carbon fiber & Boron tube in automotive body structure.

●Responsible for ECN & ECR review & its implementation.

●Interaction with vendors, suppliers & technical experts for automobiles parts/Assemblies development & design review.

●Interaction with CAE team for design feasibility & simulation study.

●Design, development & packaging / Lay outing of Hybrid-Electric Vehicle

●Design review with PE (Production Engineering) & Final Design release.

●Dealing with service team & Production line issues of existing vehicles.

●Part design in 3D software (Catia V5 R20) & UGNX.

●Complete project control in PLM through Team centre.

●Responsible for tooling clearance, Design review & Design Change request Coordination with production engineering team for welding line & final assembly establishment.

Organization : AMW Motors Ltd, Mumbai

Duration : Oct 2010 – Mar 2015

Designation : Deputy Manager (Research & Development center)

Job Description : Leading a team of automobile BIW design professionals

●Project leader for NGT (New Generation Truck) cabin design & Development project.

●Bench marking data collection & technical data study of various types of (N3 category) heavy commercial vehicles.

●Master Section Preparation from Bench Marking data.

●Concept design & Detail sectioning for best packaging.

●Styling (CAS) data study & design review with styling agency.

●Responsible for Design and development of complete BIW of a truck cabin.

●Interaction with vendors, suppliers & technical experts for automobiles parts development & design review.

●Interaction with CAE team for design feasibility & simulation study.

●Design review with PE (Production Engineering) & Final Design release.

●Dealing with service team & Production line issues of existing vehicles.

●Part design in 3D software (Catia V5 R20) & UGNX.

●Complete project control in PLM/Team centre management.

●Project management & project status reporting through MIS to the higher management.

●Handling a team of design engineers & responsible for internal project planning.

●Responsible for tooling clearance, Design review & Design Change request

●Coordination with production engineering team for welding line & final assembly establishment.

Organization : Magna Steyr India Pvt. Ltd, Pune

Duration : May 2008 – Oct 2010

Designation : Senior Engineer – BIW

Job Description : Working on Body-in-white [BIW] projects for domestic as well as overseas OEM’s

●Worked with Body in White (BIW) team in Body design department & reporting to HoD.

●Worked on vehicle weight reduction project & preparing concept design for a reputed Indian automotive OEM.

●Responsible for Design and development of automotive BIW components & sheet metal body structures.

●Design, development & packaging / Lay outing of Hybrid-Electric Vehicle

●Concept design & Detail sectioning for best packaging.

●Master Section Preparation from Bench Marking data collection.

●Bench marking data collection & technical data study of various types of vehicles.

●3D modeling in Catia V5 R18 (As per Daimler & Magna Steyr methodology).

●Interaction with CAE department for the feasibility of BIW Parts.

●Redesigned components with modifications to satisfy the design requirements.

●Interaction with customer & technical experts for design review.

●Also involved in VA/VE exercise of Costing & materials selection activities.

●BIW structure design for Hybrid-Electric Vehicle.

●Responsible for implementation of quality management system (QMS).

●Responsible for internal project planning & scheduling.

●Coordination with marketing & business development team, within the company to find more venues of business relating to BIW projects.

Project Details:

Projects completed for Magna Steyr’s global Customers (US & European based passenger Car OEMs)

●Rocker panel

●B-Pillar inner panel with reinforcements

●Roof Rear & Front header Panel & Roof bow

●Floor cross member

●Rear Floor long member

●Radiator mounting front beam & Cross beam assembly

●Various types of reinforcement & brackets for under body structure

●Box type reinforcement for long member of floor panel

●Rear floor-with tub construction for spare wheel, rear wheel arch & assembly with middle floor.

Organization : Mahindra Engineering Services Ltd.

Duration : Oct 2007 – May 2008

Designation : Design Engineer – BIW

Job Description : MESL is a leading engineering services provider to the global automotive, aerospace, and manufacturing industry. It is a part of the Mahindra Group, for a global manufacturing company using throughout the engineering process from conceptual design and layout, through detailed engineering and analysis of components to definition of manufacturing methods.

●Bench marking data collection & technical data study of various types of vehicles.

●Master Section Preparation from Bench Marking data.

●Concept design & Detail sectioning for best packaging.

●Responsible for Design and development of BIW parts for our customer NISSAN motors UK.

●Design and development of BIW Interior Body Panels, Automotive exteriors mounting brackets and cost reduction proposals.

●Handling responsibility of STRS & IMDS Support to NISSAN motors UK.

●Interaction with customer & technical experts for design review.

●Coordination between OEM/ NISSAN R&D & local tier one supplier to achieve required quality of product.

Project Details:

●Worked on CCB Project for integrating the central console components.

●Provision for radio Mounting bracket & its related assemblies.

●BIW part modification & integration for cost reduction purpose.

●Indian vehicle benchmark & BIW (Body-in-white) data collection for NISSAN Motors UK.

●BIW parts quality assurance & design related issues resolution for Indian part suppliers.

●Coordination between NISSAN Technical Centre Europe (R&D) & local part suppliers.

Organization : Force Motors Ltd; Pune.

Duration : Nov 2005 – Sep 2007

Designation : Design Engineer – BIW

Job Description : Deputed at Force Motors Ltd. (R&D Centre); Pune. Worked on N1 category Small cargo vehicle (Microdor, Microfore & Minifour) Project.

Responsibility:

●Worked on N1 category small commercial vehicle with Body design team in FML R&D as design engineer.

●My responsibility was bench marking data collection & technical data study of various types of vehicles.

●Preparation of Master Section from Bench Marking data.

●Concept design & Detail sectioning for best packaging.

●Part design in 3D software (Catia V5 R16)

●Interaction with CAE department for the feasibility of BIW Parts.

●Interaction with PE (Production Engineering) department.

●Coordination with Prototype department for model preparation.

●Redesigned components with modifications to satisfy the design requirements.

●Design review for interface component with other system as per vehicle assembly.

Project Details:

●Rear wall upper, middle & lower panel

●Floor panel for three wheeler mini truck

●Floor panel for four wheeler mini truck

●Wind screen upper & lower header

●Cross Beam

●Battery mounting system

●A-Pillar inner panel

●Defined Seat belt mounting points in Minifour

Administrative Activities

●Former President, United Group of Institutions Alumni Association Pune Chapter.

Membership of Professional Organizations

●Institutions of Engineers India (IEI) Life Member

●Sheet Metal Forming Research Association (SMFRA) Life Member

●International association of engineers (IAENG) Life Member

Qualifications:

Technical

Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering (B. Tech) in the year 2005 from Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow (Formerly known as Uttar Pradesh Technical University), Secured First Division

Diploma in Automobiles Engineering (DME/Auto) in the year 2002 from BTEUP Board of Technical Education, UP (BTEUP), Secured First Division.

Academic

H.S.S.C. from U.P. Board of Secondary Education in year 1999.

S.S.C from U.P. Board of Secondary Education in year 1997.

Personal Details:

Date of birth : 10th May 1983

Father’s Name : Safruddin

Language Known : English, Hindi, & Marathi

Passport : YES; (Valid till: July 2026)

Hobbies : Reading Books of "Homeopathy", Photography & Trekking

Whatsapp No. : +91-844*******

WeChat ID : AZEEMDLW



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