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Mechanical Engineer Design

Warsaw, IN
February 18, 2020

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316-***-**** Columbus,IN


Mechanical Engineer with 6+ years of Automobile & industrial domain in Current Product Improvement, New product development, root cause analysis, 3D modelling & change management.

5+ year of experience in design and modelling of various mechanical assemblies using 3D CAD tools like CATIA/NX/SOLIDWORKS/CREO. Hands on experience in data management using PLM tools like Team Center, ENOVIA 3D experience, Windchill.

Lead design, development and production of After treatment sub-assemblies.

Applying DMAIC, Lean and Project Management methodologies to successfully complete product improvement projects and reduce costs.

Define and execute reliability requirements and tests, and ensure final product design meet requirements by using quality tools like iDFMEA, DVP&R, DOE, DFM etc.

Lead Print Package deliverables in product data management (PDM), product life cycle management (PLM), Change and configuration management, release management (CADBOM/eBOM/MBOM).

Effectively lead and interact with multiple internal and external stakeholders and effectively demonstrated technical data.

Analyzed and resolved After treatment failure incidents registered during D, L & P phase validation testing’s by performing 7 Step Root Cause analysis, data collection, FTA, DOE and implemented proposed design solutions to deliver warranty issues.

Build CAD Models for light vehicle systems and configure in base model to fit in overall space claim.

Expertise on Modeling approaches, reverse engineering techniques and Geometric, Dimensioning & Tolerances (GD&T) ASME 14.5. Performing DVA's, Tolerance stack up analysis for robust design development.


Engineering Design& Manufacturing: CATIA V5, CREO, SOLIDWORKS, AutoCAD, Shadow Graph, DELCAM, ASME 14.5

Engineering Analysis and Testing: ANSYS, Hyper Mesh, COMSOL

Product and Process Development: CAD, FEA, BOM, iDFMEA, FTA, PFMEA, DMAIC,Design of

Manufacturability, DFSS, DVP&R, DVA's, DOE, Project Management, Lean Six Sigma, Windchill, Testing & Validation, Enovia,.

Engineering Data Management: Project Managemnt, New Product Development Startegy,,Team Center, WINDCHILL, PLM, PDM,ENOVIA.


1. Master of Science(M.S) in Engineering Management, Trine University, Angola,IN (Aug 2018- Aug 2020)

2. Master of Science (M.S) in Mechanical Engineering, Northern Illinois University at Dekalb, IL. (Aug 2013-Aug 2015)

3. Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) in Mechanical Engineering, JNTU University, Andhra Pradesh, India. (May 2007)


Alten Technologies USA- (March 2019 – Present)

Mechanical Engineer, Faurecia, Columbus, IN(March 2019-Sep 2019)

Responsible for Concept generation for Exhaust systems to reduce emissions and noise

Support product design for robust Exhaust system for vehicle durability, NVH, heat management, emission control, installation, manufacturing feasibility etc.

Lead meetings North American customers like Audi, Chrysler etc to collect customer feedback and develop latest exhaust systems to reduce emissions.

Developed new concepts for Exhaust systems to reduce emissions to meet 2025 EPA regulations.

Connect with various OEM’s to analyze exhaust mounting locations on light vehicle and create CAD concept for engineering.

Perform product data management (PDM), product life cycle management (PLM), Change and configuration management, release management (CADBOM/eBOM/MBOM).

Develop new concepts for Gen 4 adaptive valves to reduce manufacturing cost and reduce material waste using DFSS principles.

Apply engineering standards to evaluate analysis results and physical test result for after treatment exhaust systems.

Creating technical specifications, designing components and assemblies in Catia V5, creating 2D GD&T drawings in Catia V5, releasing Engineering Change Requests (ECR)

Creation and updating of specifications, and documentation (e.g. DFMEA, DVP&R) of components and systems as required. Present changes in front of engineering management at Change Board meetings.

Product Design Engineer, Cummins Emission Solutions, Stoughton, WI (Nov 2017–Feb 2019)

Responsible for After Treatment Exhaust Product development by resolving product warranty issues by Design Verification & Validation. Responsible for releasing robust design to Current product team (Customer).

Organized and lead Design Reviews in close collaboration with all required stakeholders for Vertical After Treatment System.

Develop, analyze and release of after treatment products and subsystems through product life cycle using Lean Six sigma amd Project management methodologies.

Developed new concepts for After Treatment Subassemblies like sensor table brackets, mufflers using Creo.

Coordinate with Production team to understand process capabilities and to develop assembly process to reduce manufacturing time.

Lead Project Management activities for team of 6 by assigning responsibilities and timelines.

Validated physical Aftertreatment assembly parts as per program requirement and documenting the results.

Performing 7 step failure analysis for incidents registered during D/L/P phase validations and providing permanent solution for failure and implementing them by Current product transition.

Lead meetings with OEM, service, engineering, system engineering reliability leaders for developing design.

Responsible to verify design using analysis, functional testing, interpret results, drive decisions and risk assessment.

Lead iDFMEA system level and component level cross functional reviews and proposed risk mitigation plans to lower the risk.

Performing Stack up tolerance analysis, Dimensional Variation analysis to achieve robust design.

CAD Engineer, Brake Part Inc, Mchenry,Illinois (Oct 2015 - Nov 2017)

Prototyping of 3D brake pad assemblies and components using reverse engineering techniques and analytical calculations.

Responsible for final release of customer level prints and production level prints without delays and continue to follow up till final approval of PPAP's

Providing detailed drawings of brake pad assemblies for production.

Involved in discussions with the customers, suppliers, manufacturing team and providing necessary support. Analyzing OEQF samples to meet form, fit, and function of OE. Presenting the results found in analysis and making necessary design changes before production.

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Northern Illinois University (Aug 2013– Aug 2015)

Conduct labs and teaching modeling software like CREO 2.0, Solid works, and AutoCAD.

Lead students in completion of their academic projects on CAD/CAM/CAE software.

Coordination and communication with students and participants to discuss their project queries and development of the project status.

Developed simulation model for Magnetic Drug Delivery to targeted tumor using external magnetic field in COMSOL using Advection and Diffusion model.

A human skeleton is analyzed for stress concentration at the joints using SolidWorks and ANSYS.

CAD/CAM Engineer Central Institute of Tool Design(Mar 2008–April 2012)

Responsible for designing, developing products and testing sources and justify cost of various tools, machinery and equipment for manufacturing process.

Generated CNC programs for various mechanical & industrial components using DELCAM and using CNC program for actual part machining in production room on CNC machine.

Experience on working with sheet metal design and calculations for various sheet metal operations like blanking, bending, punching using NX.

Designed jigs and fixtures for various manufacturing operations like drilling, piercing, grinding etc. Conducted national and international programs in training CATIA, DELCAM, Ansys.

Visa Status- CPT -F1(Valid until May 2021)

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