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Mechanical Engineer Design

San Jose, CA
September 24, 2020

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Vibha Manvi

Santa Clara, CA • 213-***-**** •


Mechanical Engineer

Highly motivated, versatile and results-driven Mechanical Engineer with proven ability to carry a product from concept to successful launch. Exceptional interpersonal communication skills, fabrication techniques, with vast knowledge regarding electromechanical component design. Recognized by executive leaders for innovative program management and cross-functional team leadership, thoroughly implementing root cause analyses across engineering, industrial design, and CAD initiatives. Hands-on team leader, eager to solve new challenges in product development.

Design & Development Product Architecture CATIA V5 & V6 ANSYS Workbench AutoCAD Solidworks

ProE CAVA RAMSIS MATLAB Arduino DFMEA DFM DFA Functional Design Ergonomics GD&T 2D Drafting Optimization Lean Manufacturing DOE Machine Shop Proficiency Product Prototyping Homologation Federal standards(FMVSS/ECE/GB-GBT) Engineering Materials Cost Control Engine Testing High Voltage Li-ion battery components Diesel Engines Documentation. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Mechanical Engineer (12/2017 – Present) SERES EV

Technical Scope: CATIA V5, CAVA, DFM, GD&T, sensors, control units, motor, Li-ion battery packs Conceive and implement entire product layout and architecture for new technology, create occupant package, design cost-effective, timely, feasible and innovative solutions to enable mass production. Key Achievements:

Formulate and optimize enclosures for electromechanical components, and support prototype development advance existing platforms for High voltage and low voltage components.

Partner with domestic/international OEMs and suppliers to create design solutions and breakdown problems for new and existing products.

Create 3D CAD, BOM,2D drawings with GD&T, perform DFMEA and homologation checks on parts and assemblies, evaluate product ergonomics to enhance overall safety and productivity. Mechanical Engineer (02/2016 – 12/2017) Faraday Future Inc Technical Scope: CAVA, CATIA V6, Powerwall, DFM

Championed mechanism design, studio engineering and prototype package bucks to prove high value functionality, manufacturing capability, and overall robustness. Aligned component cost, mass, and performance with market expectations and legal requirements. Key Achievements:

Created full scale prototypes and steered performance of cross-functional teams to advance DFMEA, DFM, component manufacturing, and homologation and safety requirements.

Co-developed concepts for the Advanced Engineering team with cross functional teams including Industrial Design, Hardware Engineering, Manufacturing, CAE, Safety, Strategy and Marketing. Vibha Manvi

Co-op- Applied Mechanics Engineer (06/2015-12/2015) Cummins Inc. Technical Scope: ANSYS workbench, CAE, Structural Analysis Conducted structural, modal, impact and fatigue analysis on cylinder heads. Interfaced with suppliers and designers to optimize component development.

Key Achievement:

Qualified the optimum of thickness of gasket on the structural rigidity of a 96L High Horsepower Engine.

Product Design Engineer (2013) Cummins Technologies India Ltd. Technical Scope: ASME 1080, DFM, GD&T

Formulated turbine housings to suit small range turbochargers, brackets and enclosures for Diesel Engines. Key Achievements:

Customized design, layout, 2D documentation, and Dimensional Variation Analysis (DVA) for full life turbocharger assembly.

Standardized drafting protocol for turbine housing mounted brackets. Intern, Engine Testing (2012) Cummins India Ltd.

Fielded performance, instrumentation, altitude and full load testing of mid-range diesel engines. Intern, Industrial Engineering (2011) Mahindra Composites Conceptualized design and manufacturing feasibility of exterior, trim, and color of car body. EDUCATION AND TRAINING

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, 2015

University of Southern California, Los

Angeles, CA

Notable Projects: WiFi Enabled Braille Printer (2015); Research Assistant - Combustor with Alternative Fuel

(2014 - 2015); Design of Anti-Theft Bicycle System (2014) B.E. Mechanical Engineering, 2013

University of Pune, India

Notable Project: SAE BAJA - India (2013)

Additional Training: CAVA (certified in Germany and RAMSIS Professional Association

USC Hyperloop, SAE

Awards and Recognition

Vibha Manvi, Machine Design by U.C. Jindal, Textbook Companion Project, ISBN:978**********.

V. Manvi,"Experimental Investigation of a Double Expansion Chamber Reactive Muer for Stationary Diesel Engine”, Noise and Vibration Worldwide, Multi-science publishing, Vol 45, No. 9, Oct 2014.

1st Runner up for Build Quality- SAE BAJA, 2013.

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