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Design Engineer Manager

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
February 26, 2020

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Devendra Singh

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Profile Summary

A competent design professional with 13.6 years of cross-cultural experience in handling a team and ensuring results in Product design, Product Development, Validation and Project Management.

Hands on experience in project design and managing all aspects of new product testing and exposure in project monitoring.

Well versed with National standards and ensuring same are taken care during design process

Well versed with various product testing & validation methodologies & practices

Result oriented technocrat and skilled at adhering to established standards

Deeply committed to product integrity, creating validation plan that increase performance and save costs

A problem solver who persists until solutions are discovered and implemented

Deft in maintaining regular communication with all stakeholders to ensure realistic time lines and address design and documentation issues in a timely manner

Excellent analytical, problem solving, relationship management & organizational skills

Excellent relationship management, analytical and negotiation skills with deftness in swiftly ramping up projects in co-ordination with various stakeholders Currently responsible for Steering system, Driveshaft & wheel ends design for passenger cars. My core areas are:

Team Lead

New Product Design and Development

Technical Support for validation to related stakeholders

Adept in management reporting and cross functional co-ordination

Experience in handling team independently, process planning for improving efficiency and quality of team to deliver higher output.

Project management, Strong organizing and planning ability

Training / Team Management

Suggesting new ideas; preparing validation plans and technical specifications for smooth execution of validation

Please find attached my resume.


Devendra Singh

Mobile: 978**-*****

E- Mail:

Devendra Singh

Mobile 978**-*****

E-mail –


Seeking a challenging and rewarding position in the area of Automotive Design, so that my expertise and knowledge can be utilized and broadened. I endow to the very best of my abilities and shall always be in view that Organization comes first.

Work Experience: Total Exp. (13.6 Years)

Assistant consultant – Tata consultancy services (Chennai) Sep 2017 to till now Responsibilities:

Steering, Driveshaft & Wheel ends design (2017 – till now)

• Design & Development of Steering, driveshaft & wheel ends system for Passenger cars

• Performance for steering,driveshaft & wheel ends in line with program requirement

• Preparing, reviewing and aligning technical RFQ for systems

• Aligning technical proposals from supplier with global teams

• Technical negotiation with suppliers to meet performance, target cost and weight

• Detailing & Packaging check with nearby Aggregates.

• Concept generation and drawing checker

• Ensure Cad Data up load through PLM.

• Final Design Release in line with program milestones

• Design review according to DFMEA, DFM, DFA & DFS study.

• Core member of Quality and Value engineering team Manager: - Daimler India Commercial Vehicle Pvt. Ltd. (Chennai) Dec 2011 to Aug 2017 Responsibilities:

Steering System (2012 – 2017)

• Design & Development of Steering system for Truck & Buses

• Ensure right system for right vehicle

• Ensure performance of the components

• RFQ preparation & technical negotiation with suppliers & stakeholders

• Concept generation and drawing checker

• Ensure Cad Data up load through PLM.

• Ensure Proto Development on Time.

• Responsible for Benchmarking & field design failures.

• Design Release for Proto type vehicle.

• Design review according to DFMEA, DFM,DFA & DFS study.

• Design release and monitoring of Pilot vehicle.

• On time resolution of testing, field & line design related issues.

• Core member of FQT/VA-VE/ST/NPI projects

Key Accomplishments:

• Patent files to prevent oil contamination -WIP

• Patent for convertible heat shield assembly (43/2018) Core member of Series management & VA/VE Team

Fully Built Vehicle (FBV): (1 year)

• Design Engineer of Rigid load Bodies under Fully Built Vehicle team in Product Engineering.

• Design & Development of 8 in house designed Rigid Load Bodies in small span.

• Plan, track and report the team status on weekly basis for System Team review.

• Formulating application development strategy for range of LMDT and HDT vehicles

• Interact with M&S for finalization of features for LDT/MDT platform.

• Representation of R&D in cross functional teams like change management, EVI & load body development. Key Accomplishments:

• New concept generated for 16T vehicles

• Ensured Load body availability for SoP with highly challenging timeline. Application Design Engineer: - Volvo Eicher Commercial Veh (Pithampur-MP) Feb 2009 to Dec 2011


Application Design Engineer (Tipper, Container & Tanker)(2010~2011)

• Benchmarking of competition.

• Market study for Fully Built Vehicles.

• Packaging check of supplier Designed Bodies.

• Ensure Proto Development on Time.

• Finalizing hydraulic kit & its Packaging.

• Veh integration with DFM, DFA & DFS, Prototype

Junior Manager: - Volvo Eicher Commercial Veh (Pithampur-MP) Aug 2006 to Feb 2009 Responsibilities:

Front Axles & Steering System(2006~2010)

• Design & Development of Front Axle & Steering.

• Detailing & Packaging check with neighbor Aggregates.

• 3D modling & 2D drawing generation

• Ensure Cad Data up loadation through PLM.

• Ensure Proto Development on Time.

• Responsible for Benchmarking & field design failures.

• Design Release for Proto type vehicle.

• Design review according to DFMEA, DFM, DFA & DFS study.

• Design release and monitoring of Pilot vehicle.

• Resolution of field & line design related issues.

• Core member of NPI projects

• Core member of VA/VE Team.


• Got Award for contribution in 6x4 Tipper Proto type Vehicle.

• Got Excellence award for Wheel End Commonisation.

• Got Excellence award for 8x2cowl steering column development.

• Got Excellence award for Value engineering in wheel Ends.

• Got Tatkaal award for Proto design of Disc brake knuckle LDT. Educational Background:

• Post Diploma in Plastics Mold Design from Central Institute of Plastic Engineering & Technology from CIPET 2002~ 2006(70%).

• 12th Intermediate From UP BOARD IN 2002(50%)

• 10th High School From UP BOARD IN 2000(60%)

Personal Information:

Father’s Name: Shri Babu Nandan

Date of Birth: 21, Jun 1984

Sex: Male

Nationality: Indian

Marital status: Married

Language known: English, Hindi

Present Address: VIRCON SUKRITI,No. T3,Third floor,Second main road,4th cross street Sarvamangala nagar,Chitlapakkam Chennai -600064


References: Can be provided on request

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