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Mechanical Engineer

Brampton, ON, Canada
March 11, 2020

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HARSHANG SHAH 226-***-**** Brampton, ON


Mechanical Engineer with 2+ years of experience in the designing environment. Strong background in designing and fabricating innovative mechanical components of excellence. Solid understanding of core concepts and mathematical computing and analysis tools to communicate technical knowledge clearly.


Interprets drawings featuring Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance (GD&T) per ASME Y14.5 to identify product inspection requirements.

Extensive mechanical knowledge and experienced in using Finite Element Analysis (FEA) packages.

Having working experience with Solid works for more than 1 year of Mechanical and Systems Design.

Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, bill of material (BOM), quality control and other techniques for maximizing the effective production and distribution of products.

familiar with the software such as, AutoCAD, solid works, Catia V5, Sheet metal design.

Strong investigative and problem-solving skills with excellent attention to detail.

Able to work independently as well as in a cross functional team environment.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to present information in various formats.

High proficiency is MS Office applications (Word, Excel, etc.).


Design Engineer January 2017 – April 2018

Ishan Equipment

Analyzed blueprints including complex engineering drawings and GD&T while accurately interpreting the requirements.

Used SolidWorks to create detailed CAD models for pressure vessel and their parts such as Cylindrical shell, head, flange, gasket and make assembly with designing constrains.

Generated detailed drawing sheets, Bill of Material (BOM), Design tables and equipment lists as well as used PDM.

Interacted with customers to create cost effective designs as per specification under tight deadlines.

Supported and assisted team members for design and development of a new project to achieve goals.

Reviewed product feasibility using Finite Element Analysis(FEA) and provided technical support to designing team.

Upgraded process and products by using various engineering techniques such as DFMEA, reverse engineering.

Mechanical designer March 2016 – December 2017

JV Roulements international Pvt. Ltd., India

Design and drafting of bearing parts, assemblies and sub-assemblies using SolidWorks and AutoCAD.

Prepared construction drawings with detailed specifications as per requirement.

Worked directly with clients and maintained excellent customer relationships.

Created technical reports, maintained technical documentation and designing activities for future reference.

Worked with different measuring instruments to check the specified dimensions of bearing parts.

Modified the design of the bearing with considering the machining process which include heat treating, grinding, honing.


Master of Engineering: Mechanical Engineering May 2018 – September 2019

University of Windsor, Windsor, ON

Bachelor of Engineering: Mechanical Engineering August 2013 – June 2017

Gujarat Technological University, India


Root cause analysis using Lean Manufacturing & Six Sigma June 2019 – August 2019

Saturn Tool & Die, Windsor, ON

The objective was to improve the process and reduce the rejection rate by finding out the root causes of the problem

Performed root cause analysis on rework/rejection on parts that were machined using Die

Used Fishbone diagram, performed 5-why analysis to determine the possible reasons behind the failure

Used value stream mapping (VSM) and Single minute exchange of die(SMED) to reduce the change over time

Worked in group of eight people to cost out the solution by using FMEA and various Lean Six Sigma tool

Design and simulation of four-cylinder radial engine January 2018 – April 2018

Used various commands to design different parts like base, piston, crank shaft, crank case, bearing support and connecting rod etc. and assembled all these parts to complete the structure

Stress analysis conducted on parts by giving some external load to measure the strength of the part

Assimilated both practical as well as the theoretical aspects of modeling, assembling and drafting


AutoCAD design and drafting

Lean Six Sigma green

References available upon request

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