Product Design Engineer       Quality Engineer     Quality Manager

Hands on 11+ years of engineering experience with background in plastics, electromechanical, metals and HVAC products in various markets including Automotive, Aerospace and Power Plant. Expertise in creating detailed mechanical drawings for piece parts and assemblies from Solid works and Pro/E models. Adept in maximizing fit, form and function through meticulous design model evaluation. Advance skills in DFM best practices and numerous CAD/CAE/CAM tools, ERP systems and database/data-storage programs. Backed by proven strong experience in total quality management (TQM), change management, customer & supplier management, problem solving, PPAP, and 1st, 2nd and 3rd party audits. Respected leader of diverse, cross-functional teams and highly regarded as a key resource, critical thinker and out-of-the-box problem solver by management.

Work History

Work History
Mar 2010 - Present

Quality Engineer

Judd Wire Inc
  • Successfully maintained TS16949, AS9100 and ISO9001 standards; Build, trained and managed 12 internal auditors to meeting customer requirements. Improved on-time completion of internal audits by 75%.
  • Reduced production part approval process(PPAP) lead time by 50%. Worked with design engineering to optimize product design review(PDR) process including interface with customer to develop design, review of product design for manufacturability and transaction from design to production.
  • Manage external vendors' portfolio. Developed supplier audit program. Reduced lead time to complete supplier corrective action by 40%. Saved more than $50k by initiating and closing supplier cost recovery.
  • Proven track record in building and maintaining customer relations such as Delphi and on-time PPAP management. Support to resolve their production issues and handle customer correction actions.
  • Provide assistance to manufacturing in trouble-shooting problems. Generate and standardize documents & standard operating procedures(SOP).
  • Effectively worked with management and cross function groups.
Mar 2009 - Mar 2010

Mechanical Engineer

New England CM (contractor to iSoft Group)
  • Managed customers, such as Beta Dyne, Inc & Murata Power Solutions; handled distributors, such as Digi-Key & Vishay; prepared technical presentations and technical requirements, such as specifications & layouts.
  • Performed engineering calculations; reviewed design drawings; produced and maintained reports, work orders, process flow & work instructions for SMT and Mixed technology PCB assembly.
  • Supervised and/or carried out inspection & testing; executed projects on time & within budget; conducted weekly meetings; supported sales & purchasing.
Jan 2007 - Mar 2009

Product Mechanical Engineer

Sensata Technologies, Inc formerly Texas Instruments
  • Managed all phases of the design process for electro-mechanical ABS sensor such as components, parts, assemblies and subassemblies including drafting, dimensioning, tolerancing (GD&T), prototyping, validating (Design & Process), documenting results. Conducted product design reviews (PDR). Performed thermal & structural simulations on parts and assemblies with finite element analysis (FEA). Successfully launched products within budget and on time.
  • Oversee a 5 member design group including electrical engineer, quality engineer, manufacturing engineer and program manager. Supervised couple of technicians. Known for on-time project completion.
  • Saved $25K/year by reducing extra fall out yield in manufacturing using Six Sigma green belt (DMAIC).
  • Saved $100k by thinking out of box to solved output spike issue in customer ABS brake module.
  • Reduced design & product validation tests lead time by 20% by effectively working with workshop (prototype), analytical (chemical, FEA & dimensional) & testing labs.
  • Handled internal and customer failure analysis; Became the go-to expert on analyzing and evaluating return products. Provided technical guidance to inspectors & operators; supported cross functional team for immediate containment action(s) & permanent corrective actions using 8D.
  • Provided technical supported to high volume manufacturing sites in China & Malaysia.
Aug 2005 - Aug 2006

Design Engineer Internship

GE Energy
  • Worked with senior design engineers on design of steam turbine lube oil & hydraulic system. Performed engineering calculations, such as flow, pressure & heat transfer.
  • Sized HVAC components, such as pumps, motors, heat exchangers, pressure regulating valves, gauges, filters, orifices, pipe & tube fittings and pressure switches.
  • Saved $50k/year by standardizing selection of DC pump using six sigma green belt(DMAIC).
  • Developed BOM and designed schematic representation(P&ID & components drawings); successfully carried out many design change instructions(vendor & internal).
  • Trained & directed engineers from U.S, China & Mexico on design of lube oil systems. Nominated for best Internship Contribution Award Program(SICCA) award at GE Energy.
Jun 2003 - May 2004

Product Supervisor

Blast-O-Paints, Gujarat, INDIA
Jan 2002 - Jul 2002

Intern

India Oil Corp Blast-O-Paints, Gujarat, INDIA

Education

Education

Portfolio

Certifications

Certifications
Apr 2010 - Present

ISO/TS 16949 Supplier Auditor Certification

Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG)

Auditing

Feb 2009 - Present

Six Sigma Green Belt

Six Sigma Academy

DMAIC

May 2007 - Present

Solidworks

Solidworks Authorized Training and Testing Support CEnter

3D CAD Software

Mar 2007 - Present

AIPS Software

Sensata Technologies, Inc

System FMEA

Oct 2008 - Present

Win Win Negotiation

Baker Communications Inc

Negotiation

Skills

Skills

Personal Skills

Detail Oriented, Result Oriented, Customer Focused, Effective Communication, Excellent Organizational, Interpersonal, Communication,  Managerial, Multitasking.

Design Skills

2D & 3D CAD Modeling, Solidworks, Pro-E 2.0, Solid & Parametric Modeling, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T), Design Guidelines, Design for Manufacturability (DFM), Design of Experiments (DOE), Design Failure Mode Effect Analysis (DFMEA), Bill Of Material (BOM), P&ID, TS16949, AS9100, ISO9001, ISO 140001, ASTM, ANSI/ASME, MIL-STD.

Quality Skills

APQP, PPAP, MSA, SPC, Cpk, 6-Sigma, Cost Savings, Lean Manufacturing, Auditing, Value Mapping, Poka-Yoka.

Technical Knowlede

HVAC, Extrusion, Sheet Metal, Injection Molding, Machining

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office, Presentations, Reports, Charts.