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Design Engineer Resume

SUMMARY:

Result - oriented professional with a proven record of achievement in conceiving & implementing effective ideas; targeting top level assignments in Product Research & Development / Product Engineering with a leading organization of repute

EXECUTIVE PROFILE:

  • Dynamic career of over 17 years that reflects rich experience & year-on-year success in Product Design & Development, Research & Development and Project Management across Automobile sector:
  • Steered entire new product development activities such as conducting requirement analysis, finalizing design specifications, planning prototype & tests, getting approval & making necessary modifications in the designed one
  • Conducted research & development activities through effective utilization of resources & capacity to increase the operational efficiency as per customer / market & statutory (energy evolution) requirements
  • Designed and developed Automotive Exterior Lighting Products (Headlamps, Rear Lamps & Single Function Lamps) for customers
  • Monitored productivity, quality, delivery and costs reports, value added activities and continuous improvements to maintain and enhance profitable operation
  • Facilitated Method Development and validation i.e., rigorous testing of the methods to ensure that they are precise, accurate, reproducible, "fool-proof" and specific to the product
  • Wealth of expertise in coordination with Formulation Department, QC and RA/QA Department for timely completion & smooth execution of projects
  • Capabilities in analyzing and interpreting research results and technical data; possess expertise in process development and validation
  • Hands-on experience in assuring that all newly developed products have represented maximum quality & reliability attainable by establishing effective quality tests & corrective procedures; Awareness and Understanding of Quality Policy (IATF 16949) Guidelines
  • A forward thinking person with strong communication, analytical & time management skills; well organized with a track record that demonstrates self-motivation & creativity to achieve corporate & personal goals

KEY SKILLS:

  • Product Development
  • Research & Development
  • Quality Assurance & Control
  • Program Management
  • Liaison & Coordination
  • Supplier Management
  • Productivity Improvement
  • Product Roadmap & Strategy
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Cross - functional Coordination
  • Result-driven
  • Problem-Solver
  • Leadership
  • Innovator
  • Decision-Making
  • Motivator
  • Analytical
  • Team Builder

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Design Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Meeting targets of productivity, quality, delivery, cost by planning, organizing, developing and directing the overall operations in accordance with company policies and procedures, current standards, guidelines and regulations
  • Establishing and directing roadmap to achieve excellent customer reputation
  • Leading the workforce by decision-making skills, motivational efforts, fairness and consistency, so that employees are aware of the performance and individual importance
  • Directing key measurable of quality operating system, to enable company to maintain competitiveness & profitability
  • Monitoring productivity, quality, and delivery and costs reports, value added activities and continuous improvements to maintain and enhance profitable operation
  • Developing opportunities by securing new business, providing customer satisfaction, optimizing all resources and demonstrating corporate citizenship
  • Ensuring personnel performing work affecting product quality shall be competent on the basis of on-going training, appropriate education, skills and experience
  • Facilitating properly and timely preparation of technical documents, reports and other documents
  • Establishing and setting up of new analytical lab, installation, operations and performance qualifications of new instruments and mastered skills in troubleshooting of instruments
  • Providing training to the new recruits in the team on shop floor work
  • Preparing method development report, standard test procedure, specification and analytical method transfer protocol for finished products

Confidential

R & D Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Ensured that Metier community was regularly trained on new standard & new technologies and tools relevant to improve the performance
  • Organized & scheduled, workload and follow-up within the design teams with CAD Design Team Leaders, Project Design Leaders & other Lighting System RO/Sites
  • Consolidated resources needs and consistency between project needs and people competences/level
  • Appointed as In-charge of lighting/signalling products, managed the compliance of technical solutions developed by the design teams to the project general technical requirements, milestones and project budget
  • Followed and updated needed QCD indicators for the design and simulations teams performance
  • Sustained balance LCC activities between the different sites to achieve better efficiency to have 100% workload (coordinated assignment of works)
  • Prepared and participated on the technical reviews/design reviews for projects in cooperation with experts and R&D PTM/Raise highlighting mechanical and simulations risks (followed through mechanical dashboard and simulations matrix risk)
  • Participated in global efficiency plan (inter-department) to continuously define and implement action leading to reduce development cost and optimize workload activities
  • Provided support product group/product line to drive competency evolution plan using TDP and MTP
  • Administered team design and simulation competences progress (design experience capitalization matrix skill and accordingly training) followed by the needed performance indicators
  • Felicitated the application of Confidential standards for methods and tools, mechanical design rules and methodologies according to Confidential guidelines
  • Monitored the daily performance of the teams & efficiency of the site and LCC team work

Confidential

Senior Design Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Defining the means needed (budget, training, resources) for the team work/development (update approx. 2 times year the needed resources )
  • Facilitating Team Design and Simulation Competences Progress (Design Experience Capitalization Matrix Skill and accordingly training) followed by the needed performance indicators
  • Ensuring the application of Confidential Standards for Methods and Tools, Mechanical Design rules and methodologies according to Confidential guidelines
  • Acting as In-charge of Lighting/Signalling products, responsible of the compliance of technical solutions developed by the design teams to the project general technical requirements, milestones and project budget.
  • Following and updating needed QCD indicators for the Design and Simulations Teams performance.
  • Participating in QRQC analysis (Quick Response on Quality Concern) if mechanical or simulation issues.
  • Engaged in Balance LCC Activities between the different sites to achieve better efficiency to have 100% workload (Coordinate assignment of works)
  • Following and promoting Quality control/procedures.
  • Respect the procedure/system and support Quality Dept. for the needed change/adaptation of design quality system
  • Managing the Efficiency Plan by driving continuous improvement activities together with his/her network.
  • Participating to global efficiency plan (inter department) to continuously define and implement action leading to reduce development cost and optimize workload activities
  • Responsible of Engineering Tools Definition and Deployment
  • Managing with IT support the engineering tools to be use by R&D team (ex: PLM, CAD, Simulation)
  • Defining the associated investment plan and ensure the management of licenses.
  • Adapting and optimizing utilization using IT monitoring

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