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Design Engineer Mechanical

Brampton, ON, Canada
September 26, 2020

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Kash Gajamugalingam

Brampton, ON 416-***-****

Project Leader / Design Engineer - Aerospace Industry

Key Qualifications, Experience and Skills:

- Aerospace Mechanical Engineer with more than 15 years' experience in

aerospace industry.

- Hard-working, flexible, and responsive with excellent communication,

organizational, and decision-making skills.

- Aircraft Certification Standards; EASA, FAA, TCCA.

- Material Qualification testing for flammability requirements standard 14

CFR 25.856(a) & 25.856(b).

- Analyze and design aircraft thermal-acoustical insulation systems and

resolve issues.

- Airbus configuration and change management system.

- Project management and program integration.

- Aero Space Quality Standard Requirements ISO AS9100 Rev C.

- DMAIC / FMEA process analysis.

- STC Certification: BD-700-1A10/BD-700-1A11.

Software & Technical Tools:

Engineering Tools: AIRBUS PRIMES, Airbus PASS SSI, REACT, Airbus PASS SSI Cadint,

Configuration Airbus Windshield, Airbus PLM systems, Smarteam


Design Tools: CATIA V5, AutoCAD

Other Management SAP (PAC), SAP (ARP), Airbus ECAIR, Airbus DocMaster, Airbus,

Tools: IShare tool

Data Management RDBMS: ORACLE 6/7.3/8i/9i, My SQL, SQL 2000 and MS Access

Tools: 97/2000

Applications: Office 97/2000/2002/2003/2007, 365

Operating Systems: DOS, Windows 3.X, 95/98/2000/XP/NT/7/8/10 and UNIX / LINUX Red


Professional Experience

3M CANADA, Mississauga, ON 2010 - 2020

A400 M Program Leader / Design Engineer, Engineering Department 2012 -


. Used CATIA V5, AutoCAD, Windchill-Primes, Airbus PASS SI, and SmarTeam to

design and release CAD data, detail and installation drawings, and

related engineering documentation to comply with product change requests

(PCR) and aircraft structural and systems digital mock-ups (DMU).

. Resolved and processed design and manufacturing nonconformities,

utilizing SAP, ICC, and eRoom (IShare) applications.

. Managed final assembly line (FAL) installation activities. Collaborated

with customer engineering representatives, managing completion of

outstanding work (OSW) and constituent assembly inspection report (CAIR).

. Performed regular PO reviews on AOG / kits orders to identify and correct

revisions; enhanced quality of product delivered to customer and reduced

review time 20%.

. Established and circulated engineering change documentation (such as

RFCA, NIEO, EO, EDRN, DRN, and RFC) to sustain Quality Standard

Requirements AS9100 Rev C.

. Led Engineering process improvement programs and developed engineering

policies and procedures in compliance with Aero Space Standard ISO AS9100

Rev C.

. Performed installation and re-modeling of insulation blankets for C-

Series aircraft at Bombardier site to obtain Transport Canada Type

Certificate CS100 / CS300.

. Delivered engineering support to Manufacturing, Quality, and Methods for

resolving problems in a timely manner; avoided any production delays.

. Responded to coordination memos (CM) received from customer related to

new TRS request; contributed timeline and cost analysis in order for

customer to take appropriate next steps to continue aircraft production

line with zero delays.

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3M CANADA (Continued)

Team Leader, Methods Engineering, Engineering Department 2010 - 2012

. Led continuous improvement initiatives in conjunction with other

departments, particularly Design Group, Production, and QA; kept

deliverables at 98%+.

. Developed, processed, and completed CRJ 700/900/200, CL 300/850, and CL

604/605 Material Change projects (INS 631 to LAM 12) before scheduled

completion date.

. Developed EP from detail drawings to make machine cut sub-parts for

Production Line Assemblers. Verified and validated all EPs, including

completing EP Verification and Validation Forms and archiving per ISO

AS9100 Rev C.

. Signed engineering drawings for manufacturing purposes and requested

changes (if required). Studied deviation of as designed vs. as built; if

needed, recommended temporary deviations for manufacturing to retain

Quality Standard ISO AS9100 Rev C.

. Evaluated work to be done to adjust Fabrication and Assembly and

differences between as designed and as built. Supervised first assembly

activities for new designs and verified conformance with drawings and

manufacturing techniques requirements.

. Examined Bombardier COS and / or EDL and issued Parts List and NPL,

eliminating customer production line delays (100%).

. Created and maintained Production and Methods work instructions according

to ISO AS9100 Rev C.

MTI POLYFAB INC. (Acquired by 3M), Mississauga, ON 2005 - 2010

Liaison Engineer, Methods, Quality Department 2009 - 2010

. Reviewed and signed TEST Coupon Reports for Testing LAB to accomplish

Material Qualification testing for flammability requirements standard 14

CFR 25.856(a) & 25.856(b).

. Constructed E-CAIR Reports for each MSN for A400M Program per Airbus

Quality Requirements. Created and maintained Weights Reports for A380 and

A400 Programs per Airbus Quality Requirements.

. Executed final inspection on parts / kits, maintaining product quality,

and meeting 100% of customer requirements.

. Executed First Article Inspection (FAI) Reports per customer requirements

and signed and released Certificate of Conformity Reports for every

shipment per ISO AS9100 Rev C.

. Conducted Daily In-Process Inspection at each process cycle to maintain

product quality. Provided disposition and corrective action as required.

. Managed and responded to customer Non Conformance (NC) and took other

appropriate steps to eliminate future process / production errors.

Flex Quality Inspector 2005 - 2009

Additional Experience


Designer / Programmer)

G.E POWER SYSTEMS, New York, NY, Project Leader (System Analyst /


NIMNET CORP., Toronto, ON, Consultant (Software Applications)

Education Certifications Professional Development

- Bachelor of Science (BSc), Computer Science and Physics, University of

Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka; Comparable to a Bachelor of Science at any

university in Ontario (ICAS)

- Diploma in Computer Studies (DCS), Colombo, Sri Lanka

- CATIA V5 Advance Parts and Assembly Design, Dassault Systems and


- AS9100 Rev C -Certification of Achievement, Business Resource Centre

- Java Programming, DeVRY Canada

- Six Sigma Green Belt Training, 3M Canada, 2018

- Canadian Emergency Training First Aid and CPR Level C

- EHS Site-Designated Representative

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