Product development professional with 5+ years of experience in Automobile Industry. Job Roles involved work with multinational groups & suppliers, decision making, root cause analysis, quality improvements, plant process improvement, business case development, effective communication, and managing people.
Michigan Technological University
MS – Mechanical Engineering
B.Tech – Mechanical Engineering
Received performance based scholarship award at SRM university as I was ranked in top 10 out of 250 students in mechanical engineering for the year 2011.
Received scholarship aid through Teaching Assistant/Grader position at Michigan Technological University as a result of my performance on energy and thermal-fluids courses
Six Sigma Green Belt
Intermediate, RGBSI – Onsite Stellantis Automobiles, Detroit, USA
5 years 7 months
Design Release Engineer
July’16 – Feb’22
Responsible for component design, development, packaging, validation and release of lambda and exhaust gas temp sensors for light duty and heavy duty diesel engines.
Managed engineering changes, component specifications, bill of materials, 2D drawing creation, GD&T and torque testing.
Reviewed and approved supplier DFMEA, DVP&R, Forever requirement changes, PV testing and PPAP development.
Investigated component DV/PV test failures, review 8D’s to diagnose the root cause and made appropriate design recommendations to suppliers.
Supported various diesel plant builds and assist plant in developing assembly process, solving process issues and packaging issues.
Investigate field warranty issues and resolve them with quality improvements to improve warranty.
Data acquisition with INCA, vehicle level testing (Davis Dam & FTP 75) for emissions transparency testing and quality analysis of exhaust sensors like EGT, NOx, Differential pressure sensor and WRO2 sensor.
Performed benchmark on other OEM components and worked for total cost savings.
Received an early promotion (from Associate to Intermediate)
Lead regular meetings with manufacturing, quality, sales, application engineers and program management to address all aspects of product and assure smooth production launch.
Created future specification requirements for PM sensor according to MY 2025 emission standards