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Engineer Injection Molding

Location:
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Salary:
65,000.00
Posted:
September 22, 2019

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SAIKIRAN THADISHETTI

216-***-**** adae2n@r.postjobfree.com linkedin.com/in/saikirant93

EDUCATION:

Cleveland State University Cleveland, OH May 2017

Electrical Engineering Master of Science, GPA-3.5/4.0

Manipal Institute of Technology Manipal, India May 2015

Electrical Engineering Bachelor of Technology

SKILLS:

Engineering Tools: Studio 5000, RSLogix (500, 5000), FactoryTalk View, Solidworks, Autodesk Fusion, MATLAB, Simulink, MEMS Pro, AutoCAD, LabVIEW, Keyence, Pspice, MS-Suite, Cognex Insight Explorer, C++, Embedded C.

Other: Injection Molding, Troubleshooting, Continuous Improvement, Network Interfaces, Field Devices, Project Management, Documentation, Pneumatics, Sensors, Cameras.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Flex-N-Gate Grand Rapids, MI

Automation Engineer Jan 2018 – present

Duties as an Automation Engineer include - Installation of Nachi, Fanuc and Denso robots and program for material handling operations, maintain assembly lines, design cellular manufacturing layout, update Injection Molding Machine(IMM) prints, program PLC and HMI, mount cameras and sensors, install conveyors, build degate stations and use heavy machinery if required.

Key Contributions:

Revamped assembly line design and reduced the cycle time per product by 5 seconds, thus increasing the production by 11 %, which is about eight parts/Hour.

Designed Robots to install on top of molding press (previously placed next to press on floor) and implemented inclined cleated conveyor in place of a flat conveyor. By redesigning cell layout, was able to decrease space occupied by a press.

Installed nipper with air supply from a valve stack and programmed robots with necessary outputs and positions, to cut the gate on parts from molding to increase the consistency of the cut compared to that of a manual operation.

Pragmatic Industrial Automation Pvt Ltd Hyderabad, India

Controls Engineer Jan 2015 – Dec 2015

Built control cabinets and provide panel wiring including the laying out of electrical and programming equipment such as PLC and HMI. Install conveyor lines and control equipment according to customer needs within a given space.

Trained engineers and technicians on troubleshooting and working of new assembly lines.

Worked as a service engineer for five clients by coordinating with the site engineers over phone or by overnight travel.

Cleveland State University Cleveland, OH

Electrical Engineering Tutor Dec 2016 – Dec 2017

Mentored Undergraduate and graduate students in Electrical Engineering Department.

Trained 28 students on courses like Analog Electronic Circuits, Network Analysis, Logic Design, Cipher Systems, Mathematics, Engineering Graphics and Digital Communications.

Bharat Heavy Electronics Limited (BHEL), Intern Jun 2014 – Jul 2014

Developed control logic and code for CNC machines. Simulate electrical circuits with PSpice and documenting software test results.

Regional Telecom Training Center, BSNL, In-plant Trainee Jun 2013 – Jul 2013

Advanced level training in telecommunication networks, digital switching principles, fiber optics, mobile communication principles. Supplemented sessions through practical exposure on live full complement of latest equipment available in the training center.

PROJECTS:

Visible Light Communication (VLC): Developed an alternative communication system to Wi-Fi using LEDs (Visible Light, Li-Fi).

Autonomous Robot: Built an autonomous robot that follows a path, used Embedded C for programming.

Feedback speed control of servomotor: Built a prototype circuit to control the speed of a servomotor using PIC16F877.

Machine Learning Projects: Developed a Vowel Recognition System using supervised Machine Learning (K-means Clustering) and Email Classification per Predefined Labels using Naïve Bayes.

CERTIFICATIONS:

Robot: Nachi FD Controller Maintenance, Fanuc Basic Robot Programming, Nachi Basic Robot Programming.

PLC: Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 1: Controllogix System Fundamentals, Studio 5000 Level 2: LadderLogic Programming.

HMI: FactoryTalk View ME and PanelView Plus Programming.

Cognex In-Sight EasyBuilder and Spreadsheets, UiPath Level 1: Foundation, UiPath Level 2: Orchestrator.



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