Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Seeking a Mechanical Engineer position in a dynamic organization that will enable me to fully utilize my education, skills and Internship experience in a team oriented environment for the highest benefit of the company. A Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Automotive Engineering from University of Toledo, Ohio. 2 years' experience in Materials and Automotive Engineering and hands on experience in manufacturing of Carbon epoxy composites and Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Polymers. Strong background in Materials and Production Engineering; hands on Experience in Materials Processing of Carbon Fiber Composites. Experience in Resin Transfer Molding and Spray Layup Manufacturing techniques of Composites. Published a paper in an internationally reputed Journal on Carbon Fiber Epoxy based Composites Sound analytical, communication and quantitative skills. An energetic team player who prefers to work in challenging and time bound environment. Significant Experience in AUTOCAD, MINITAB 16.0, SOLIDWORKS software.
ANSYS, CATIA, SOLID WORKS AutoCAD 2010, Minitab 16.0. *Application Software: MS-Office Suite 2007 (Access, Excel, Power Point).
  • ACADEMIC PROJECTS Presented a term paper titled "Fatigue of Composite Materials" in the year 2013.
  • Lead a team of four members to investigate the causes of fatigue in composite materials by performing Tensile, Shear and Inter Laminar Shear Stress test (ILSS) and identified methods to reduce fatigue in composite materials by varying process parameter while loading.
  • Mechanical Characterization of Epoxy based Composites for Low Weight and High Strength Applications in Missile Frame Structures at Advanced Systems Laboratory, DRDO, Hyderabad, India in the year 2011.
  • Identified a new method to improve composite strength in missile frame structures by varying pressure and vacuum in the autoclave and it was found that laminate cured with laminate and vacuum is exhibiting improvement in Tensile, Flexural Strength due to high fiber value fraction.
01/1 to 05/2015
Graduate Assistant Jefferson Health North Philadelphia, PA,
  • Performed Gas Chromatography Analysis of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) polymers to check its Acetaldehyde content.
  • Responsible for maintaining laboratory equipment at the Polymer Institute and Center for Material Science Characterization (CMSC).
  • Achieved the required zero percent of Acetaldehyde content in Polymers by methodically varying process parameters in Gas Chromatography.
  • Determined Acetaldehyde content in Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) and prepare reports of Rheological Analysis of Acetaldehyde content.
03/2013 to 06/2013
Mechanical Engineering Intern Nordson Corporation Wixom, , India
  • Work for Quality Department as a trainee to study the Quality flow of the Automotive Pipes and Tubes and identify opportunities to reduce the inspection time.
  • Analyze and document the manufacturing process of Automotive Pipes and Tubes.
  • Performed Root Cause Analysis to reduce inspection time from 20 minutes to 5 minutes.
  • Acquired knowledge of quality control techniques like Statistical Process Control, Six-Sigma, and Kaizen, Poka yoke assisted in implementation of JIT/KANBAN and right first time concepts.
03/2012 to 05/2012
Mechanical Engineering Intern Nordson Corporation Elk Grove Village, , India
  • Designed gauges for use in concrete pumps assembly for inspecting rubber buffer and spar.
  • Developed prototype of design gauges using solid works and check dimensioning of rubber buffer and spar.
  • Manufactured Prototype Design for Rubber buffer and spar component in Concrete Pump Assembly for quality inspection and effectively implemented in the assembly line.
  • Coordinate with Engineering Design, Production team in the design and development of new tools and fixtures.
Expected in May 2013
Master of Science: Mechanical Engineering Automotive Engineering
University of Toledo - ,
GPA: GPA: 3.28
Mechanical Engineering Automotive Engineering GPA: 3.28
Expected in May 2011
Bachelor of Engineering: Mechanical Engineering
Osmania University - Hyderabad,
GPA: GPA: 3.50
Mechanical Engineering GPA: 3.50
"Mechanical Characterization of Epoxy based Composites for Low Weight and High Strength Applications in Missile Frame Structures" International Journal of Advanced Materials Manufacturing and Characterization, Vol 3 Issue 1[2013] Pg 355-358, published along with C. Venkateshwar Reddy. The paper aims to study the fiber volume fraction of the composites with effective consolidation (low thickness) of layers by applying vacuum and pressure during curing of the laminate. Analyzed mechanical properties like tensile, flexural and inter laminar shear strength for carbon-epoxy (LY556+HT972), bi-directional composites with different process parameters to fiber volume fraction with low thickness. The results from the study have demonstrated that the composites cured with vacuum and pressure is exhibiting improvement in tensile strength, flexural strength due to high fiber volume fraction.
ANSYS, AutoCAD, Automotive, CATIA, content, Design Software, Engineering Design, inspecting, inspection, laboratory equipment, manufacturing process, Material Science, Access, Excel, MS-Office Suite, Power Point, Minitab, Quality, quality control, Six-Sigma, SOLID WORKS, Statistical Process Control

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  • Osmania University

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