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Accomplished Senior Design Engineer with a Project Management background with more than 10 years of experience in both Aerospace and Automotive wire harness design. Background includes 4 years of experience in design and development of wire harness for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and more than 6 years of experience in design and development of Off-Highway Construction Vehicles (mining trucks, wheel loaders), agricultural tractors & equipment (combine harvester, headers), and aerospace products. I have structured knowledge in new product design process from concept stage to final product release. Also, I am a quality conscious, self-driven, team player with good written and inter-personal communication skills. Proficient in MS-Office tools.
08/2015 to Current
Design EngineerAGCO CorporationHesston, USA, KS
  • Responsible for harness design, harness routing, electrical component design, and electrical system definition for new product development of off-road agricultural vehicle systems using Creo (Pro-E).
  • Projects include design of the global combine harvesting systems.
  • Responsible for 3D design of mechanical brackets to mount electrical harnesses and electrical components in off-road agricultural vehicle systems using Creo (Pro-E).
  • Customer: Caterpillar - Contract (Worked for Peoria, IL).
11/2010 to 08/2015
Project EngineerCaterpillarPeoria, IL
  • Responsible in working with customer's electrical harness team in designing wiring harness for off-highway trucks, mining equipment & wheel loaders.
  • This included design of the major wiring harness (cab, engine, and chassis), cable routings, harness drawings, quality checking of 3D models and drawings, and BOMs using Pro-E (Pro Cabling, Assembly).
  • Responsible to ensure that all safety, reliability and serviceability issues were met in the designs in terms of routing and mounting of the harness as per best practices.
  • Lead project designing the complete wiring of the seating area of wheel loaders.
  • This included designing the electrical wire harness, sensors, and multiple switches in a constrained area.
  • Also, designed multifunctional joystick which replaced the steering of current models.
  • Responsible communicating with customer counterpart to understand their product requirements, for coordinating daily work input, design quality, and deliverables with onsite customer's engineer, and preparing quality documents and monthly project progress report with the project quality engineers to present to the upper management.
  • Responsible for provide engineering support for development and manufacturing of components and new products to meet customer and market needs across a variety of facilities in US.
  • This included studying and understanding customer requirement, concept proposal preparation, project execution, and then mentoring co-workers on these requirements.
  • Responsible for quality checks and quality assurance for customer deliverables.
  • Responsible for workload management of up to 8 team members and accessing the team's performance.
  • Also responsible for invoice billing of the team to the customer.
02/2010 to 11/2010
Design EngineerCARESOFT GLOBAL PVT LIMITEDPollachi, India, TN
  • Worked for Zedelgem, Belgium Responsible for creating electrical design for CSX Model combine harvesters.
  • Responsible for understanding customer requirements and providing onsite customer support to offshore team members.
  • This included coordinating projects with the offshore team, facilitating knowledge transition, and ensuring quality output and deliverables within budget and on-time.
06/2006 to 02/2010
  • Labinal (Toulouse, France) End Client: Boeing (Evert, USA Responsible for wire harness design for Boeing 787 Dreamliner Project using CATIA V5.
  • This included analyzing architectural drawings, placing wire harness provisions per Boeing standards and requirements, and routing of the bundle through provisions to equipment (inserts, back shells, terminal lugs) within various structural, operational, and environmental constraints.
  • On the team that lead the migration of CATIA V4 to CATIA V5.
  • Responsible for interfacing with the customer which include negotiations, specific requirements, and gaining approval regarding the analysis of design.
  • Managed the workload a team of 50 designers and reporting the information to a team leader.
  • Involved in SIM point finalization with the designers of the corresponding zones.
  • Responsible for creation of Electrical Node Output (ENO) files for validation of WHI design and input for Wire Harness Assembly Design.
  • Worked on ECATs, EWOCs and change notices (Air Plane #3 and onwards).
  • Responsible with creation of Wire Harness Assembly from the Electrical Node Output files created at the end of Wire Harness Installation Design (WHI) by using customized Boeing Tools in CATIA V5.
  • Modifying the WHA with the corresponding WHI or IVT and ensuring the quality of the WHA design by flattening.
  • Responsible of validation of the Mapper Document created for the manufacturers to ensure proper design.
  • Have 3 years of experience in CATIA V5, ENOVIA LCA and the Interim Visualization Tool including 1 year of onsite experience with client Labinal Pvt.
  • Ltd, France.
  • Managed the data and the release the wire harness assembly by the Product Data Management in ENOVIA LCA.
  • Played a key role in WHA activities at M/S Labinal Pvt.
  • Ltd.
  • Worked on TBS2B bundles, Squawks, EWOCs, ECATs, change notices and Net Change processes (NC3-NC5).
Bachelor of Engineering: Mechanical EngineeringAnna UniversityChennai, Tamil Nadu, IndiaMechanical Engineering
Queens University (Belfast, NI, UK) ·        
Designed a test rig to find the aging of catalytic converters (2006)
CATIA V5 (R15-R22) (M/S CADD CENTER, COIMBATORE, INDIA) ·         Introduction to CATIA part and product design (2006) · 
Introduction to simulation (2006)  
Electrical Assembly Design  (2006) ·        
Electrical Harness Assembly (2006) ·        
Electrical Harness Installation (2006) ·        
Electrical Harness Flattening, Assembly, Part Modeling (2006) ·         Product Development for Aerospace (Wiring Harness). ·        
Migration work from CATIA V4 to V5 (2010)  
Creo (Pro-E) (M/S CARESOFT GLOBAL, PVT, LTD, INDIA) ·        
Pro-E WF4 (2010) ·        
Pro Cabling (Assembly and Group drawings) (2010) ·        
Pro Manufacturing (2010)           ·        
Pro Assembly and Part modeling (2010)  
Teamcenter 8.5 (2010) ·        
Windchill (2015)

Resume Overview

Companies Worked For:

  • AGCO Corporation
  • Caterpillar

School Attended

  • Anna University

Job Titles Held:

  • Design Engineer
  • Project Engineer


  • Bachelor of Engineering : Mechanical Engineering

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