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Tool Maker Project Manager Dimensional Engineer

Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
25Lakh CTC
April 06, 2022

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CV Venkat Surendranath M India: Hyderabad Mobile: 916-***-**** : 901-***-**** LinkedIn: Career Objective:

Current role of project manager also Dimensional Engineer with 15 years of extensive experience in design and development. Looking challenging opportunity, where I can use my technical, managerial and soft skills for success of project and organization

Summary of Experience:

10+ years of experience in Automotive - Lower Body Structures, BIW Trims, Suspension Modules, Interiors, etc in the field of Dimensional Engineering, Assembly Process, Fixture Design, assembly line launch and engineering support, with Tire-1 suppliers (Tower Automotive & Faurecia)

4.5 Years of experience in product design & development in compressors, blowers, home appliances, steel structures, SPM’s, etc.

(Tecumseh Product & Fibonacci Technologies)

1yr of experience in Press Tool Maintenance in Tool Room as Trainee( Pennar Steels) Commodity and product experience:

• Exteriors - Front bumper, Rear bumper, Door

• Lower Body Structures : Suspension system, Sub Frames, Full Frames, Rail Assemblies

• Interiors - Instrument Panel, Door panel and Air ducts

• Press Tool & Injection Moulding

• Blowers, Compressors, Home Appliances

Skills & Strengths:

• Tolerance Stack up analysis (RSS Calculations)

• Datum scheme generation for part & assemblies

• Root cause analysis for Assembly level tolerances

• Releasing GD&T drawing for parts and assemblies

• PIST improvement

• Weld Fixture design – BIW

• Assembly process & Feasibility

• Machine cycle time & Operator cycle time calculations

• BOM Preparation for large assemblies

• Software : Catia V5, Solid Works – 2D & 3D

• Good at Surface Modelling using Catia

• PLM: Team Centre, Campfire ; PDM : Vault

• Change Management – ECO, ECR

• Software: Windows & UNIX OS, MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook)

• Proficient at creating and presenting internal and external presentation

• Preparation of standard operating procedure for new work domains

• Inventor- 3D,Assembly & 2D Detailing

• Dimensional Variation Analysis

• Profound knowledge of SPC (Statistical Process control)

• Hands-on with 3DCS (Handled large assembly with 50Parts)

• Awareness on VisVSA

• Sound knowledge on SPC Methods, 6Sigma, Mean Shifts

• Quality: GD & T, DFMEA, DFM, DFA, CMM & GDM

• Plastic: Design, Development, Materials, Prototyping, Tooling,

• Manufacturing and assembling

• Project planning,

• Communication: Liaising with customer, suppliers and cross functional teams

• Training development & Mentoring

• Negotiation: Technical negotiation

• Ergonomics: Operator Ergonomics in shop floor

• Vehicle: Sub Modules pre- and post-launch development, Engineering

• Reverse engineering

• Continual process improvement

Projects Experience with OEM’s:

• Vehicle Ford, DAIMLER, GM, VW, Fiat, Volkswagen, AUDI & BAIC,CANOO

• Others Whirlpool, Tecumseh Compressors, Toro Garden Equipment, Modine Structures, Union Metal Corp, etc. Academic Qualifications:

Professional Experience:

Employer Designation From To

Tower Automotive India Pvt Ltd Project Manager : DVA & Assembly Engineering June 2011 Till now Faurecia (Deputed from Easi) Project Engineer : Automotive Interiors May 2010 June 2011 Tecumseh Product India Pvt Ltd Engineer : Design & Product Development Sep 2006 April 2010 Fibonacci technologies Engineer : Cad Aug 2005 Nov 2006 Degree Field of Study Institute Year

B Tech (correspondence) Mechanical Eng. IGNOU(Hyderabad) Pursuing Diploma


Mechanical Eng. IME (Mumbai) 2008-2009

Certificate Tool and Die making NTTF (Gannavaram) 2002-2004 Schooling SSC

Navajeevan Public School



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Pennar Industries Limited Tool Maker : Press Tool Maintenance July 2004 July 2005 Projects DVA - 3DCS:

• Full Frames :

Joining Technology Arc Welding

o Ford P702


o GM : 610 & 32X

• Apron/Rail Assembly

Joining Technology Riveting & spot welding

o FCA Jeep 560

o Ford : U625 & CX482

o Audi 516

• BIW Assemblies

Joining Technology spot welding

o BMW F45 - Front & Centre Floor

o Audi 516 - Front & Centre Floor

o Jeep 560 - Front & Rear Bumpers

• VW/PO 536 - Rear End


Joining Technology Arc Welding

o FCA JEEP 560 & B Segment


• Battery Box

Alu Arc Welding

o Daimler Accumotive

o Volvo 620

• Door & Body Alignment

o Daimler VS30

Key Projects Assembly Engineering

• Weld Fixture Conceptual Designs

• Line Builder Final Design Reviews

• Design Buyoff

o Audi 516 : Rail & Floor Assemblies

o VW536 : Rear End & Wheel Housing

o MLB 65 : Seat Cross Members

Tolerance Stackup - RSS

o BAIC S700 : Front & Rear Sub frame

o Geely KC1 : Front Subframe

Design Projects for China & others- Catia

• FLCA, Sub frames & LWR Body Units

o Cherry : T11, T15

o BAIC : S700

o Geely : Volvo CMA, KC1, FE5

o Land Rover : L550

Interior Surfce Design - Catia

• MB Car Projects

o Door Inner Panel

o Air Ducts

o IP Panel

Product Development - Blowers

• Toro : Golf court debris blower

o Product Design

o Bench Marking with competitor

o Manufacturing follow –up

o Alpha & Beta level tests

Fixture design & detailing- Inventor 19

Design of Grippers & Fixture

Preparation of machining drawings

CAD Projects – Solid Works & Catia

• Union Metal Corp

o BOM Generation from PLM

o Traffic Control Units Design & detailing

• Modine : Steel Structure Design &


• Whirlpool : Washing Machine Reverse


Experience in Detail:

Dimensional Variation Analysis:

• Lead, Support & maintain quality system in DVA which satisfies the requirements of Customer standards

• Tolerance stack up analysis by hand calculations as well as with 3DCS simulated Monte Carlo method. At different APQP phases of the program:

• At quote level

Evaluate potential challenges to meet tolerances of assemblies Identifying the potential CTQ’s on assembly level tolerance stackup study Suggest best assembly sequence to meet customer requirements

• Engineering (After Award)

Detailed study using single part tolerances (actual tolerances) Detailed evaluation using fixture tolerances and other process tolerances Defining the datum schemes for Parts & Sub assemblies Tolerance negotiations with customer

• Launch Support

Trouble shooting the shopfloor dimensional issues.Focussed to pist improvemnt. Root cause analysis for locations which are not meeting required CPK

• Aligning with the quality team

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Project Management

• Planning the work according to APQP phases / Master project plan

• Working with cross functional teams : Design, Assembly, Quality, Shop Floor Eng dept

• During onsights, being point of contact ‘Offshore team – Supplier‘

• Resourse planning and communicating to managment

• Identifing the skill gaps among team members and provding the appropriate training Assembly & Fixture design:

• Product feasibility study & Process feasibility study

• Preparation of process flow document along with joining information at each stage

• Preparation of Build sequence considering the requirements of dimensional quality & DFMA

• Weld Fixture conceptual designs : PLP selection, Fixture orientations, Gun selection & stud

• Reviewing suppliers fixtures at design buyoff stage

• Onsite plan support for Launch & RR

Plant Experience:

• 2 months at Shanghai, China:

o Point of contact between India Tech center and plant assembly engineers o Represented design projects of Sub Frames in Project meetings at Volvo premises o Basic GD&T trainings for Engineers at Shanghai tech center

• 5 months Malacky, Slovakia:

o Pre-Launch support for engineering team on Fixture design concept o Coordinating with plant In-house departments and supplier team on product changes received from customer o Design reviews with supplier and line builders, before to design buyoff o Supported to assembly team on : Layout, process steps, cost model, equipment planning, key figure list preparation o Suppliers : 3D S.r.o (Slovakia)

• 10 days at Koln, Germany:

o Supplier data design review along with all plant internal departments o Suppliers : Ingemat (Spain)

• 1 day at visit to AUDI plant, Bratislava

Audi assembly line

CAD / PLM (Experience in Hours):

• 3DCS : 5000 • UG NX - Design & Drafting: 300

• CATIA (part & assembly): 4000

• Catia (Surfacing) : 1500

• Solid Works –Design & Drafting: 3000

• VisVSA : 200

Language - Proficiency:

• English: Professional

• Telugu: Mother Tongue

• Hindi: Basic

Personal Details:

• Gender: Male • Nationality: Indian • Date of Birth: 07h Aug 1987 • Marital Status: Married

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