Bhargav Ram Gurram

Bhargav Ram Gurram

5 Years 7 Months Overall Experience
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.

Functional Areas



Michigan Technological University
MS – Mechanical Engineering
SRM University
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