product development engineer resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary
  • pDriven Product Dev with expansive experience supporting product development and manufacturing.
  • Specialize in creating and improving mechanical designs and manufacturing processes with a strong focus on quality and continuous improvement.
  • A collaborative team player with a track record of delivering multiple, concurrent projects in fast-paced environments. Successful at creating new products, managing timelines, and building prototypes.
  • Detail-oriented team player with strong organizational skills. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with a high degree of accuracy. Proven history of goal-oriented problem-solving and great design and manufacturing skills.
  • Background includes engineering support for product design, planning, testing and release. Knowledgeable about 3D modeling, documentation, schematics and production requirements.
  • Seeking opportunity to work with an innovative industry that develops futuristic product lines, encourages new ideas and provide an avenue for team and individual excellence.

  • Product Design/Development
  • Process Development
  • 2D & 3D CAD (Solidworks-2yrs, Inventor-2yrs, AutoCAD-1yr, Solid Edge-4yrs)
  • Product Data Management
  • MS Office (Excel, Word, Teams, OneDrive, Outlook)
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Technical drafting & GD&T
  • Project Management
  • Problem solving
  • Troubleshooting skills
Work History
05/2012 to Current
Product Development Engineer Proampac Portland, OR,
  • Assisted in development of foundation Brake systems, including Electric park brake(EPB), Drum in Hat(DiH), Rotors etc. and its integration with automotive sub-systems
  • Effectively developed models, assemblies and drawings using Catia V5 & UG NX 9.0
  • Managing master model to develop foundation brakes for passenger cars & light duty trucks considering DFM, DFA, design optimization and current production issues
  • Performed CAE analysis to meet key technical parameters on Caliper & rotors(APT, Stress, Coning etc.)
  • Support developing validation plans for new designs & functionalities, provide inputs to develop test procedures & specifications
  • Worked closely with cross-functional engineering teams to understand Technical & functional requirements in and implemented time & cost efficient solutions.
  • Participate in on going critiques and design review discussions to ensure adequate input and involvement from all engineering and functional groups.
  • Brainstorm to resolve complex design & production issues after validation test report review
  • Incorporated solutions that met various project challenges and adhered to environmental, packaging and vibration requirements
  • Delegated tasks to entry-level engineers, closely monitoring work to ensure quality, maintain speed and exceed daily project goals
  • Design parts, get prototypes built, develop DVP, co-ordinate with plants/labs/suppliers to validate the parts on dyno benches and review FEA reports
  • Facilitated VAVE programs in terms of commonizing parts across various platforms and segments
  • Performed benchmarking activities on competitors product lines and generate reports for references.
  • Developed new rubber, sheet metal and casting parts to reduce tooling and BOM cost
  • Identified suitable materials for production use that aligned with environmental concerns and budget constraints
  • Designed budget and cost estimates for projects with speed and accuracy, while working closely with clients, drafters and engineers to determine best courses of action
  • Coordinate with other departments to smoothen the product improvement process, design review with manufacturing and vendors for tooling until the parts/assembly goes on vehicle
  • Educated clients on more cost-efficient solutions for old systems that meet project requirements for timelines and budgets
  • Perform Dimensional (2D/3D) management study on corner assemblies
  • Pro-efficient in evaluating design modules for ASME 14.5Y, GD&T, DFM and form-fit-function compliance
  • Responsible as drawing checker with complete dimensional data for engineering and manufacturing purposes using GD&T and review for accuracy, completeness, conformance to drafting, applicable design, component weights and system standards
  • Analyze, design, Develop, maintain products and assist in their commercialization- in agreement with project‘s technical and timing objectives
  • Gained diverse mechanical and electo-mechanical designs experience in ferrous and aluminum casting designs, cold forging, sheet metal design, NVH requirements, coating processes, corrosion control, Mechanical aspects of actuators and motors
09/2008 to 05/2012
Design Engineer Alphatec Spine, Inc. Memphis, TN,
  • Started working as Design Engineer in branch office India, later got an opportunity to work with technical Design center in Italy
  • Responsible for performing brake installation study at the corners module of vehicle to investigate If fixed calipers can be installed
  • Developed concept layouts and designs for high performance fixed Brake caliper parts like Casting and Machining caliper bodies, brake Pads, Pistons, retention Springs, Dust boots, seal, fastening adapters etc. using Part and Surface modeling in CATIA V5
  • Make FEA analysis of the aluminum cast designs & concepts for prototype development
  • Run system level calculations to identify Force/torque output of system
  • Optimize designs, resolve production machining issues, improve aesthetics appearance of caliper design to make them competitive in premium market
  • Performs GD&T stack up analysis when required
  • Prepare drawings, get reviewed, release and maintain database of designs in PLM(Windchill) system
  • Coordinating design activities between onsite and offshore offices
  • Co-ordination with vendors for tooling and manufacturing feasibility of parts
04/2008 to 09/2008
Design Engineer Alphatec Spine, Inc. Columbia, IL,
  • Design brackets used for strengthening and supporting BIW structures using surfacing workbench in Catia V5
  • Drafting of all BIW parts
  • Fixing the Spot welding locations in assembly models of BIW and creating manufacturing drawing for same
  • Assist in testing the BIW structures and modules at ARAI, along with maintaining documentation and following test procedures
  • Get quotation, prepare comparison statement and issue purchase order as per purchase requisition
Expected in 06/2007 to to
Bachelor of Engineering: Mechanical Engineering
Pune University - Pune, Maharashtra

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