sr mechanical engineer resume example with 8 years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Technical Lead, CFD Specialized in CFD with 15 years of modelling and simulation experience. Managed various projects for Engineering, Cost Reduction, R&D and New Product Development groups. Worked at various companies in different roles with an unique skill set of modelling & lab experience. Leveraged CFD to accelerate innovation & reduce design cycle time. Strong knowledge in Heat transfer, Fluid mechanics, Thermodynamics, HVAC and Refrigeration. Passionate towards research and new technology platforms.

  • Software packages ANSYS FLUENT,ANSYS MECHANICAL, FLOW-WIZARD, Autodesk Simulation CFD,Mentor Graphics Flo-EFD
  • Pro-E, AutoCAD,Inventor Fusion,Wind chill PLM
  • System level Modeling software
  • Modeling using Coil_PC, IPM, Coil
  • C, C++,
Work History
Sr. Mechanical Engineer, -
Amazon.Com, Inc. Beaumont, CA,
  • Performed Primary, Secondary (condensing) Heat exchanger and coupling box CFD modeling & analysis in gas furnaces using FLUENT to improve Annual Fuel Utilization Effective (AFUE) ratings • Worked on secondary (condensing) heat exchanger FLUENT simulations using User Defined Functions to predict the condensate rate and improved energy efficiency.
  • For CFD validation, worked on performance testing and product development of gas heating furnaces.
  • Worked with Indian outsourcing firm on air side Heat exchanger CFD modeling for gas furnace • Participated and assisted in quality review board meetings.
Thermal Engineer, -
General Atomics Oro Grande, CA,
  • Worked on development, testing & CFD analysis of commercial refrigeration display case merchandising products • Modelled thermo and aerodynamics of open and closed multideck refrigerated display cases to improve the air management system and case energy performance.
  • Worked with leading customers in refrigeration industry like Wal-Mart, TARGET etc.
  • On custom projects and met their requirements using CFD analysis.
  • Coordinated test plan and design reviews with cross-functional teams: design, manufacturing, marketing & sales groups on various projects.
  • Worked on evaporator coil modelling using Carriers heat transfer tools: Coil_PC & IPM to improve the air flow, case performance and provide energy efficient solutions • Optimized design of case models using conjugate heat transfer modelling to accommodate the custom inserts by different grocery chains.
  • Developed efficient case designs for wedge models to blend into the store layouts • CFD Modelling and analysis of New case platform, Reach-In Frozen food DOOR case.
  • Analysis support to design teams in developing modular designs for standardization and reduction of manufacturing complexities.
R&D Engineer, 01/2009 - 01/2017
Abb Ltd Burlington, IA,
  • Achieved huge cost savings by eliminating 6 months of LAB testing from CFD, DOE and parametric analysis studies • Created a virtual LAB in CFD to predict the case airflow, product temperatures and energy.
  • Developed a Moving door analysis model in CFD to capture the effect of door opening/closing on case performance.
  • Worked on CFD analysis of new technology propane implementation project to lower costs, increase efficiency and benefit the environment.
  • Collaborated on confidential projects with Universities, European Companies and Department of Energy.
  • Created standard work templates and metrics for CFD Modelling and Validation.
  • Worked on Air and Refrigeration Modelling of various display case models offered by Hill Phoenix to meet the Department of Energy standards using CFD, Testing and Data Analysis.
  • Worked on problem formulation and solution methodology from start to finish for CFD analysis projects at In-house and Out-sourcing modelling teams.
  • CFD modelling of various heat exchanger designs to meet the airflow and refrigeration requirements of different applications and meet the end customer requirements.
  • Worked on New Product Development project, SYNERGY heat exchanger and designed case models with lowest energy consumption in the market.
  • Worked on New Technology project, CO2 implementation by designing components to withstand the high-pressure requirements.
  • Using CFD and DOE developed optimized design for the use of Micro-channel heat exchangers in refrigeration.
  • Created efficient airflow designs using CFD to meet the stringent requirements of MEAT storage display cases and stay competitive in the market.
  • Expertise in Sizing and laying out selection criteria for sizing various refrigerant components used in both remote and self-contained version of cases.
  • Developed models to calculate the conduction, convection and radiation load components on a case.
  • Worked on creating optimized solutions for Rear Fan, Discharge Nozzle, Return Grills and Deflector designs • Developed user-friendly automated spreadsheet using visual basic for multiple valve sizing at a time for different refrigerants.
  • This helped to save lot of time for both engineering and sales to get through the customer orders quickly.
  • Conducted simulations using heat transfer, fluid mechanics and CFD tools to implement cost reduction strategies and quality improvement programs.
  • Using CFD, reduced the defrost time by optimizing the electric defrost heater location.
  • Using CFD, eliminated condensation on glass by improving the end bracket design on case front.
Master of Science: Inter Disciplinary Mechanical/Chemical Engineering, Expected in 05/2003
IIT-Chennai - ,
Status -
Bachelor of Science: Chemical Engineering, Expected in
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Status - Provided an airflow solution for angled heat exchanger using CFD(F&L
  • 060507-1643) Designed a honeycomb deflector to reduce infiltration and case energy consumption using CFD(F&L 060507-1568) Developed design strategy to contol Tyler wedge case models Technical Lead, Analytical Methods, Dover Food Retail Group, Colonial Heights, VA Established Center of Excellence (COE) with expanded modelling capability at Dover (Hill Phoenix Display Case, Specialty and Rack Division).
  • Worked with Dover India Modelling & Simulation group to complete multiple projects and support analytical requirements of all three divisions at Dover.
  • Enabled advanced modelling capability in the areas of moving/rotating geometry, two-phase refrigerant flow and frost modelling.
  • Reduced the design cycle time of new product development(Angled evaporator coil) by half with on-time CFD analysis support from concept to prototype phase.
  • Summary Education 2001 - 2003 1996 - 2000 Patents Experience 2017 - present, 2008 - 2009 2005 - 2008 3 Project Associate, IIT Chennai, India Cavity problem involving Multiphase Flow - Modeled the gas-liquid flow for industrial applications like bubble columns, gas absorption and electrolysis.
  • Developed single-phase and multi-phase models and validated with experiments • Non-Newtonian fluids flow through the annular region between two fixed circular cylinders: Conducted studies on the effect of channel dimensions, viscosity and flow rate for Processing of Non-Newtonian fluids using FLUENT, most common in polymer industries.
  • Free Surface Flows: Simulations were carried out for free surface flow formed when a liquid meets a gas, which is highly mobile and strongly coupled to the liquid and gas motions in its vicinity using FLUENT.
  • CFD and Experimental Study on Rotating Wheel Air Classifier: Conducted research on air classifier and developed a model, which predicts the aerodynamics inside the classifier using CFD • CFD and Experimental Study of A Rotating Wheel Air Classifier” by L.
  • Jessica Kumari, S.
  • Jayanthi and S.
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  • Narayanan, Proceedings of 2nd International and 29th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power “Numerical and Experimental Study of A Rotating Wheel Air Classifier” by L.
  • Jessica Kumari, S.
  • Jayanthi and S.
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  • Narayanan published in AIChE Journal Modelling & Simulation : Aid in designing an energy efficient display case, NAFEMS Conference Attended carrier two week course and got certified on “HVAC & vapor compression Systems” Attended course by Prof.
  • J.R.
  • Thome “Fundamentals and Recent Advances in Heat Transfer” Attended training courses for Autodesk Simulation CFD and FloEFD.
  • 2002 - 2003 Publications 2002 2003.

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