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Mechanical Engineer

Location:
Brampton, ON, L6S 6L2, Canada
Salary:
$40,000
Posted:
August 06, 2012

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HIMESH PATEL

** ***** *****, ********, **, L*S *L2

Home: 905-***-**** e-mail: vz2r81@r.postjobfree.com

METALLURGIST

PROFILE

• Two years of experience in metallurgical laboratory, six months experience in automotive component testing and three months of experience in QA department

• Theoretical and practical knowledge in microstructure characterization, mechanical testing and fracture analysis of metals, alloys and components

• Familiar with a variety of gauging instruments including but not limited to: calipers, micrometers, CMM, shadowgraph, surface finish testers

• Self-motivated personnel and empowered team player; take initiative when situation demands with independent judgment

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to read and interpret blueprints

• Working knowledge of ISO9001, TS16949, ISO14001, SPC procedures and EHS stAndards

• Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other software applications to operate laboratory equipment

ACHIEVEMENTS

• Publications: five journal papers (three accepted, one under revision and one under review) and two conference paper (accepted)

• Actively participated in benchmark coupon testing of a collaborative multinational research on Mg alloys involving teams from Canada, China and USA

• Received Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) for the year 2010 ($ 15,000) and School of Graduates Scholarship (SGS) from Ryerson University for the year 2009 ($ 7,500)

RELEVANT EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Metallugical Technician, LPP Manufacturing 01/2012-04/2012

• Prepared metallurgical samples and measured micro-macro hardness characteristics

• Evaluated microstructure of material before and after induction hardening

• Used cutting saw to prepare samples for metallurgical evaluation and kept equipment and laboratory in working order

• Operated all the quality lab measuring equipment as required (CMM, Contour Tracer, Shadow Graph, Surface Testers)

• Performed first-off inspections, receiving and final inspections, in-process inspections, contamination testing, control plan audits, including completion of all applicable documentation

• Assisted with capability studies and gauge R&R as required and assisted production department to ensure proper measuring techniques are followed

Jr. Product Engineer, Litens Automotive Partnership 10/2010-07/2011

• Planned, designed, and set-up experiments on automotive components involving wide range of variables as per various automotive customer standards

• Created test plans and designed experiments to evaluate the product's performance against design specifications, such as durability test, contamination test, vibration analysis, etc.

• Analyzed designs and test results, and prepared custom performance reports

• Verified mechanical and chemical properties through in-house capabilities or by independent third party accredited lab

• Supported build activities such as functional builds, prototypes, PPAP and Run at Rate by testing and documenting product performance after each builds

• Worked with other departments by involving technical expertise to troubleshoot non-conforming conditions

• Followed and adhered to requirements of current customer quality and environmental management system standards

Student & Research Assistant, Ryerson University 09/2008-08/2010

• Specialized research on lightweight Magnesium and Aluminum alloys, before and after heat treatments

• Prepared metallurgical samples using machine shop tools, hot/cold mounting and polished on automatic grinder with different grades of papers and lubricants

• Hands on practice on metallurgical investigations and fracture surface observations under optical microscope (OM) and scanning electron microscope (SEM)

• Carried out laboratory testing procedures such as tensile, fatigue, micro-macro hardness, phase identification, grain size measurements, and heat treatment

• Executed operation of specialized equipment, such as Universal testing machine, Servo-hydraulic fatigue testing system, Light microscope, Buehler macro-micro hardness tester

• Used computer-assisted engineering software and equipment in performing various experiments; collecting, compiling, preparing, validating and analyzing data

• Prepared technical reports and kept records of measurements for easy retrieval

EDUCATION

Master of Applied Science (MASc) in Mechanical Eng. 2010

Ryerson University, Toronto, ON

Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in Mechanical 2006

Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Tech., Surat, India

Diploma in Mechanical Eng. 2000

Dr. S. & S. S. Gandhi College of Eng. & Tech., Surat, India

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