Work History

Work History
Apr 2012 - Present

Engineer - Design & Value Engineering

Lennox India Technology Centre

- Study of existing products and identification of cost reduction opportunities

- Product teardown to generate cost reduction and product improvement ideas

- Evaluate competitive offerings and product benchmarking

- Review designs for simplification

- Perform feasibility study to achieve cost reduction

- Assess possibility of changes in design, material & process to reduce cost

- Develop and validate conceptual design to achieve cost target

- Review design with internal expertise to validate conceptual design

- Co-ordinate and conduct material analysis for critical components 

- Should Cost modeling based on raw material, process & shipping costs 

- Generate report to track, review and document the projects

Dec 2011 - Mar 2012

Design Engineer

Lennox India Technology Centre

- Supporting ECN/ECR, Value Analysis/Value Engineering & New Product Development projects for Residential, Commercial, Refrigeration and Hearth Products

- Engineering & CAD support at various levels of design and development projects

Sep 2010 - Nov 2011

Member Technical Staff - Auto. & Engg. Group

HCL Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

- Worked as an engineer supporting Carrier SA, France (a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation) at various levels of design and product development activities

- Supporting Sustenance, Value Analysis/Value Engineering projects for Industrial and Commercial HVAC systems

- Project estimation, planning, and delivery support

- Manage and structure properties of the component using Windchill PLM

- Generate detailed drawings for supplier assessment and manufacturing

- Quality checking of the drawings before releasing for manufacturing

- Generate presentations to report progress of the project

Dec 2007 - Jan 2010

Design Engineer

Unisoft India Pvt. Ltd.

- Worked on deputation as a contract engineer supporting Thermo King (a unit of Ingersoll Rand Company) at various levels of design for the global product development activities

- Supporting Sustenance, Value Analysis/Value Engineering and New Product Development activities across the globe for Transport Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems

- Turning ideas into technical plans for prototypes using CAD

- Design and development of components using Pro/ENGINEER

- Manage, update and structure properties of the component using Windchill PLM

- Creation and modification of Bill of Materials

- Generate presentations to report progress of the project

Mar 2007 - Nov 2007

Trainee Engineer

Unisoft India Pvt. Ltd.

- CAD Modeling of sheet metal, casting and plastic components

- Create CAD assembly of the machine and fixing assembly issues

- Generate detailed drawings for manufacturing

Skills

Skills

Windchill PLM

Good understanding of PLM process Make ECN/ECR changes; update part, assembly and drawing files in PLM database accordingly. Manage, update and structure properties of the components using Windchill PLM.

Microsoft Office

Generate presentations to report progress of the project. Create excel programs for automating repeated design calculations. Using Outlook for all project communications.

ANSYS/NASTRAN

Basic solid modeling and meshing. Apply boundary conditions and plot results.  

Autodesk Inventor

Good in part, sheet metal, assembly and drawing modules.

Pro/ENGINEER

Expertise in part, sheet metal, assembly, drawing, surfacing, welding modules using Pro/ENGINEER.

AutoCAD

Generate detailed 2D drawings for manufacturing. Create and update wiring schematic diagrams.

Education

Education
2006 - 2007

Master Diploma in CADD

CADD Centre

CAD: AutoCAD, CATIA & Pro/ENGINEER

CAE: ANSYS & NASTRAN

Project Planning: Primavera

2000 - 2002

Pre University

Laurel Matric Higher Secondary School

Objective

Technology is changing the way we do things and engineering is a key enabler in bringing about this change. I want to be part of a brand that values technology and innovation in the field of product design.

Interest

Automobile, Traveling, Trekking, Photography, Wildlife, Fishing, New Technology, Gadgets.

Summary

- 5+ years of industrial experience in mechanical engineering design

- Currently working as engineer involved in Design & VA/VE of Residential, Commercial & Refrigeration systems at “Lennox India Technology Centre”

- Good working knowledge of transport, residential and commercial Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration systems

- Good understanding of VA/VE process

- Good working knowledge of product teardown and competitive benchmarking

- Good understanding of New Product Development process

- Proficient in Pro/ENGINEER CAD software – 3D modelling, assembly, sheet metal, piping and 2D detailing

- Proficient in Product Lifecycle Management using Windchill

Specialties

Computer Aided Design/Drafting, HVAC, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, Product Design and Development, VAVE, Value Analysis, Value Engineering, Cost Reduction, Cost Estimation, Should Cost Modeling, Tolerance Stackup Analysis, Project Management.

References

References

Murali Gouthaman

Mr. Murali was my team leader for almost a year where the team was responsible in supporting engineering needs for the global product development activities.

Saju Pillai

Mr. Saju was responsible for the business development of CAD and Engineering Services in Unisoft.

BC Jyothirmaya

Mr. Jyothirmaya was my team leader for more than a year where the team was responsible in supporting engineering needs for the global product development activities.