SACHIN E. LOKHANDE
Houghton - ***31
OBJECTIVE: To seek a fulltime position at Roush Enterprise to gain hands on experience by applying my research and management skills to contribute towards a common goal.
Michigan Technological University -Houghton, MI
Masters of Science - Expected- Dec 2012
Major : Mechanical Engineering
GPA : 3.7
University of Pune - Pune, Maharashtra
Bachelor of Engineering - May 2008
Major: Mechanical Engineering
72.33 % - Grade: 1st Class with Distinction
o Design Engineer with 3 years of experience in CABIN DESIGN- R&D- Mahindra Navistar Automotive Limited- India.
o Proven ability to create new product concepts; 4-PATENTS
o Expertise in Mechanisms and Sheet Metal Design
o Ergonomic support for Light Commercial Vehicles
o Working as a part of a team to maintain positive atmosphere and produce maximum output
o Benchmarking Domestic as well as International vehicles
o Good hands on experience on CAD Software like CATIA, UG NX_7.5 & analysis with ABACUS and well-versed with PLM and Team-Center Engineering.
MAHINDRA NAVISTAR AUTOMOTIVES LTD. INDIA
Aug 2008 to Aug 2011
Asst. Manager: Product Development
o Developed and successfully implemented the ‘Tilted Cabin Stay-rod Mechanism’ right from the concept stage to production. The mechanism has a National and International Patent and the winner of the PRODUCT INNOVATION AWARD -2011 competing 1200 proposals.
o Successfully developed the “Cabin Retention Manual Latch Mechanism”, this unique mechanism has replaced the conventional hydraulic mechanism with just one third of its price. Patent Filled: Sep-2010
o The “Self Retractable Hand Hold” mechanism was successfully developed; increased the interior space of the truck cabin and significantly reduced the tooling cost for the door frame and the dash board. Patent Filled: July 2011
o With intensive Benchmarking and study, developed an Ergonomic package for the new range of Light commercial Vehicles
JCB MANUFACTURING INDIA LTD. INDIA
Trainee Engineer: Product development
Jan 2008 to June 2008
o For an In-House Jib Crane, successfully developed a program in Auto-LISP, for AUTO-CAD with inbuilt load calculations. This program helped to get the design of any jib crane with just the load case as an input.
o With the active involvement with vendor and the Mfg. department, installed an Industrial oven with optimized heat load calculations saving up to 20 million Indian rupees
DGP HINODAY INDUSTRIES LTD. INDIA Trainee Engineer: Design Department
July 2006 to Dec 2006
o Reduction in the time of Grinding set up on the arrival of new products. A significant impact was achieved by developing a program for AUTOCAD. This project was appreciated by the Head of Department .
o Improved the plant layout by studying the space utilization index, changing the material flow and redesigning the assembly line as per the use and frequency of resources.
o Captain of the Cricket team at Michigan Tech
o Lead the project of " Cabin Retention Mechanism " by working with Design, Prototype, CAE and Validation team
o Organized the National Tech Fest 2008 at college with a group of 40 students for the audience of nearly 2000 students
o An active member of Mind Trekker; organization that enables kids to know the scientific principles through fun games
SKILL SET :
o Proficient with CAD software: CATIA, UG NX 7.5, & exposure PRO-E and CAE software: ABACUS and exposure to ANSYS
o Trained for GD&T, APQP &Dexterity
o Out-of-Box approach with proven ability to convert the ART to PART
o German Language with A grade