Shripad Joshi

Shripad Joshi


Duration: Jan 2008 to Till Today

Organization: PTC Software (India) Pvt. Ltd. , Pune.

Role: Functional Senior Engineer for Windchill  PLM

Designation: Senior QA Specialist

Role -.Conducting Business Process Study & Analysis to map design process in PLM, Providing inputs to Development

Duration: April 2003 to Jan 2008

Organization: Endurance Systems Pvt. Ltd, Aurangabad

Designation: Executive R & D,

Role - Design & Development of Suspension System, Validation & Testing  Baan- ERP Key user. Design Calculation ,Prototype making, BOM Preparing  ,Conducting APQP , DFMEA Reviews, Prototype testing, inspection & validation, New machine procurement for Testing, Support  ERP -EDM.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2008 - Present

Functional Senior Engineer for Windchill PLM

Parametric Technology Corporation

Organization: Parametric Technology Corporation, Pune.

Experience:  4+ Years (Since 07th Jan 2008 till date) working as Functional Senior Engineer for Windchill.

About PTC ( PTC  provides discrete manufacturers with software and services to meet the globalization, time-to-market and operational efficiency objectives of product development. Using the company's PLM and CAD and related solutions, organizations in the Industrial, High-Tech, Aerospace/Defense, Automotive, Retail/Consumer and Life Sciences industries are able to support key business objectives such as reducing costs and shortening lead times while creating innovative products that meet customer needs and comply with industry regulations.

Project Details: Windchill PLM

Functional Area: Enterprise System Integration (ESI)

My Job Responsibilities and Role: - Working as Functional Senior Engineer for Windchill PDMLink -

Worked on Windchill 9.0, 9.1, 10.0 and new upcoming release 10.1. Well versed in many areas of Windchill like, PDMLink, ProjectLink, MPMLink, Enterprise System Integration (integrating PLM with ERP ) and Supplier Management & PartsLink --Classification and Reuse.  Well versed with Software Development Life Cycle. Capable of contributing in the area of PLM Implementation as a functional consultant to understand the Customer requirement, doing Gap analysis study, harmonizing the process and providing a solution which follows the best industry practice.

1)  Mainly looking Module Enterprise system integration (ESI).Data creation in Windchill (Create parts, bills of material-BOMs, documents associated to parts, and change notices- CNs, Process plans, including operations and sequences, Resources, including process materials, skills and tooling etc), integrations & publication from to ERP systems.

2)  Conducting Business Process Study & Analysis to map design process in PLM, Providing inputs to Development.

3)  Installation of Windchill and Tibco components on windows and Unix platform.

4)  Windchill server configuration for the actual production server environment.

5)  Data creation Create parts, bills of material-BOMs, documents associated to parts, and change notices- CNs, Process plans, including operations and sequences, Resources, including process materials, skills and tooling etc, integrations & publication from Windchill to ERP systems.

6)  ERP Part cost, Date, Serial & Lot effectivity.

7)  Also working on -

        i.  Product Structure Explorer (PSE) - Product structures are lists of the parts or materials used in an assembled object. In Windchill, a BOM is a report that you can generate from a product structure, typically using effectivity as a criterion.

        ii. Windchill MPMLink - Windchill MPMLink supports Manufacturing Process Management (MPM) processes with an integral solution where product, process and resource data are all managed in a single system, without the need for data duplication. Creating Process Plan with operations , Resources & associate with BOM.

        iii. Windchill Supplier Management (Suma) - Setting up and maintaining manufacturer and vendor data within Windchill PDMLink. In Windchill PDMLink, populating the database with manufacturer and vendor parts, and creating and updating Approved Manufacturer Part Lists (AMLs) and Approved Vendor Part Lists (AVLs).

      iv.  Change Management -Creating Change Request, Change notice with date & Serial effectively. Publish WTPart, BOM, Process Plan & Manufacturing Resources to ERPs with Change Notice Controlled Publish & Object Controlled Publish.

      v.  CAD Data management (ProE)

     vi. WorkPackages.

    vii. PartsLink classification &  Reuse

8)  Working with product definition and development in the agile process, Playing Interface role between product definition, developers and QA.

9)  Creation  of Test  Plan, Estimation , Execution of Test Cases, Bug Life Cycle , Test report Preparation, Test data preparation ,  Test case design .     

10) Coordinating team members, training them on new product functionalities & Work planning and allocation of work to team members.

11)  Attending CFT (Cross functional team) & RCT (Release critical team) meetings, for status reporting & new project requirement.

Apr 2003 - Jan 2008

Executive R & D

Endurance Systems Pvt. Ltd.

Mar 2003 to Jan 2008

Employer: Endurance Systems(Suspension Division)

Major Automobile component manufacturer(Tier 1)

(TS 16949 certified) manufacturing automobile components of excellent, consistent & reliable quality having customers throughout the globe, alongwith technical collaborations with leaders in the relevent fields. Annual sales turn over of 950 Crores.

 Department: Research & Development

Job Profile:

1) Capturing customer inputs & initial project clarifications.

2) Respective customer QSR, TGR, & TGW review.

3) Benchmarking competitor's product.

4) Advanced & adaptive project planning & co-coordinating (Plan & co-ordinate complete project proceedings, and develop presentations for related onsite & offsite meetings).

5) Formulating product & process assumptions, special product characteristics, Design goals & product assurance plan.

6) Designing suspension systems for two wheelers. Designing Shock Absorbers (Hydraulic & Gas charged) for two wheelers, light motor vehicles .

7) Co -orientation of TS activities (APQP) , Active member of cross functional Team.

8) D-FMEA & P- FMEA of shock absorbers & its individual parts.

9) Online problem solving using DOE

10)  5s: Enduring 5s in design office area, validation area and R & D proto assembly area.   

11) Preparing Engineering BOM in ERP system (BAAN).

12) Development of Parts through RPT to speed up the developmental activities thereby reducing the lead time.

13) Preparation of Process flow chart.

14) Component Validation: Endurance test, Cam Drum Test etc.

15) Assistance in new component development & in-house processing.

16) Prototype testing, inspection & validation as per laid down standards.


1) Design & Development of the shock absorber as per the customer specific requirements & continuously support the customer throughout vehicle development (Customer prototype support). (Approximately 25 projects including OEM, AM & some of for Export applications)

2)  Analysis on temperature effect on Damping Forces.

3)  Establishment of Validation & Cell for R&D.

4)  Endurance Validation & Measurement Standards. - Shock Absorber, Front fork.

5) Test track design, 'State of art technology developed by R&D' is now a    ground reality for comfort and torture trials of vehicle.

6) Deflection measurement system for suspensions. 

7) Key member of R & D for ERP BaaN IV C IV implementation Project in all Plants of Endurance Group.

8)  Preparation of Training material & manual of ERP Baan for R & D Department.


Jun 1998 - Jun 2002

Bachlear of Engineering

Marathwada Institute Of Technology



Middle ware : TIBCO

Install & Uninstall – Install & Uninstall of Tibco Active Enterprise product suite on different Platforms e.g. windows 32 bit, windows 64 bit, RHEL 5.0 , Sol 10x64 etc  New EAR Deployment: - New EAR Deployment for SAP as well as Oracle Apps. New Project Creation: - New Project Creation for SAP as well as Oracle Apps. Adding new attributes to New Project & builds EAR. ( @ Basic level) :-  Adding new attributes to New Project & builds EAR for SAP as well as Oracle Apps. Manually creating & Deleting queues :- As per requirement creating & deleting queues for SAP as well as Oracle Apps.

UNIX and Linux platforms

Worked on Windows UNIX and Linux platforms.

Design & Development , Validation & Testing

Design Calculation ,Prototype making, BOM Preparing  ,Conducting APQP , DFMEA Reviews, Prototype testing, inspection & validation, New machine procurement for Testing.

Software Testing &Testing Analysis

Have experience in Test planning, Test cases writing and execution skills, Rich experience in functional, regression testing, system testing, defect management & Software configuration management. Knowledge of different SDLC models & good experience in Windows and Unix & Linux platform. Experience in working with development team to define the testing schedule and with test team to make sure timely delivery of the testing tasks.

Windchill PLM

Installation  of Windchill PDMLink and Projectlink, Configuring out of the box server and user settings, Installation of Tibco & configure with Windchill & ERP’s SAP as well Oracle Apps, Enterprise System Integration  , MPMLink, Supplier Management, PartsLink, Work Packages Object Initialization Rules Lifecycle-Workflow support, Part Management, Document Management, change Management, Generate versions & iterations comparison report, Subscriptions, Preference Manager, Advanced Assembly Editor, Principal Administrator, Pro/Engineer interaction with Windchill, Type manager, visualization component configurations, configuring workers for various object types, Participant in best practice design, Interaction with CAD Tools UG,Solid Works, Inventor through UWGM.  

ERP - BaaN

Engineering Data Management, Item Data, Master Data, Routing

ERP - Oracle Apps

Material Management Module , Change Management , Routing


Material Management Module , Change Management , Routing