Shomit Tipnis


  • Highly motivated professional engineer with experience in design, manufacturing, process improvement and quality.
  • Expertise in maintaining product quality and improving processes.
  • Experienced working in Lean environment. Ability to implement Lean manufacturing techniques.
  • Knowledge of FMEA, SPC, DOE and Six Sigma.
  • Accustomed to structured problem solving approach.
  • Proficient in designing tools and fixtures using CAD software.
  • Ability to effectively lead and train manufacturing associates.
  • Capable of successfully utilizing available resources.


An Industrial Engineer looking for full time opportunity as a Manufacturing Engineer to facilitate a manufacturing company solve its technical and quality problems using educational knowledge and work experience.


Process Improvement, Quality Control, Tooling, Lean Manufacturing.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2008 - Feb 2009

Manufacturing Engineer Coop

  • Developed processes for inspection and continuous conformance for various products. Reduced customer return rate by 90% for a particular product.
  • Assisted in saving cost of new sealant application equipment ($10,265) by modifying available equipment to meet application specifications.
  • Designed, developed and tested packaging molds for foam used to pack 4 different asset protection products.
  • Investigated various Customer Quality Concerns, determined its root cause and implemented countermeasures.
  • Produced and documented manufacturing work instructions and visual aids for various product lines.
  • Designed cell layout, identified material requirement, equipment and ergonomically configured 7 workstations for a new product assembly cell.
  • Member of Variation Reduction Kaizen team for Test Certification Implementation and Speedy Pack Mold design.
Sep 2006 - Jun 2008

Research Assistant
  • Designed and created 2D and 3D drawings of fixtures used to manufacturing lenses.
  • Designed customized metallic name plate using Inventor and generated CNC code for machining it.
  • Created fixture workpiece model for lens manufacturing in ANSYS and analyzed effect of thermal stresses on deformation.
Nov 2005 - Jun 2006

Manufacturing Engineer

Sai Krupa Castings
  • Responsible for daily production activities of material receiving and manufacturing operations.
  • Generated floor layout of that resulted in 15% saving in floor space.
  • Supported day to day troubleshooting and remediation of product or process issues on manufacturing floor.
  • Utilized lean tool to eliminate non-value added wastes on processes resulting in higher productivity.
  • Investigated various Customer Quality Concerns, determined its root cause and implemented countermeasures.
Oct 2004 - May 2005

Quality Engineer Intern

Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Ltd.
  • Improved productivity by optimizing usage of available inspection facilities and personnel.
  • Procured, inspected and made decisions regarding acceptance or rejection of components and fixtures from suppliers.
  • Designed a drilling fixture that saved the cost of manufacturing a component by approximately 85%.
  • Assisted in identifying optimal process sequence for a supplier and improving supplier performance by 40%.
  • Trained 3 new associates on company culture and inspection procedures.
  • Generated inspection plans based on tolerance requirements and measurement capability.
  • Developed control charts for valve assembly to monitor the capability of the process using statistical tools.


Sep 2006 - May 2009


Courses Taken:

  • Advance Manufacturing Engineering
  • System Simulation
  • Linear Programming
  • Design of Experiments
  • Production Control
  • Project Management
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Quality Management
  • Database Systems
Sep 2001 - Jun 2005

Bachelors of Engineering

University of Mumbai

Courses Taken:

  • Total Quality Management
  • Engineering Design
  • Theory of Machines
  • Strength of Materials
  • Operations Research
  • Mechanics
  • Statistical Process Control
  • Production Systems
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Machine Tool Design




Packages - AutoCAD, Unigraphics, Inventor, Solid Works.

Root Cause Analysis

Received training in Root Cause Assessment and Countermeasure training at Qualitrol Company LLC.   Conducted Root cause analysis for customer returns and implemented counter measure.  

Leadership Skills

Process and Quality Engineer for four product lines at Qualitrol Corporation. Responsible for improving processes, maintaining quality of the product, floor troubleshooting and training associates.    

Computer Skills

Microsoft - Office, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio, Project.   Statistical Softwares - Minitab, Lindo.   Simulation Softwares - Automation Studio, Arena, FluidSim.

Lean Manufacturing

Received training on Lean Manufacturing Techniques. Gained woking knowledge on standard work, visual control, 5S, JIT, Jidoka, Kanban, Heijunka, SMED, poka-yoke and performance management. Have generated value stream map for Applied Modern Electronics and suggested areas for improvement.