Ref. No. : CA - 37715 - (R&D - Raw Material – with 6.7 years in Plastic Industry)

Education

Master of Science (M.S) in Mechanical Engineering (Thesis)-3.7/4.0 Aug 2016-Dec 2018 University of Toledo, Ohio, USA
Member: Materials Research Society (MRS), Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE)
Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) in Mechanical Engineering- 8.0/10.0 June 2012-June 2016 University of Mumbai, INDIA

Skill Sets

CAD/CAM/CAE: SolidWorks, Autodesk Fusion 360, Mold-Flow, Moldex-3D, Ansys, AutoCAD, COMSOL
Material Testing DSC, TGA, FTIR, MFI, UTM, Izod, SEM-EDS, TEM, Raman, XRD, XPS, NMR, XRF, GC
Data Analysis: Origin-PRO, MATLAB, Minitab, 7-QC Tools
Management: Six Sigma (Green Belt), Lean Prod, SAP, ERP, DFMEA, SPC, Project Mgmt., Itakona, Trained 2 Interns

Work Experience

R & D Engineer
From:- May 2022 To till Date
Company Profile:- Manufacturer in Plasticizer, Polymer Compound,Benzyl, chlor alkali, petrochemicals, Real Estate, Wire & cable, Non-Toxic Food Packaging

Job profile :-
Developing and delivering novel, innovative Engineering-grade Polymers for Tier-1 OEMs in Automotive, Electrical, Defense, and Electronics industries, resulting in successful partnerships with major customers such as Panasonic, Havells, GM Modular, Mahindra Auto, Bajaj Electricals, Daikin, LG, Maruti Suzuki, Godrej, and DRDO.
Designing and releasing 400+ recipe formulations for production trials of customer-specific polymer grades, achieving highquality standards in PP, PC, ABS, SAN, Nylon-6, Nylon 66, HI-PS, PBT, PET, PMMA, POM, and PE.
Expertly providing plastic color matching solutions using precise CIE Lab photo-spectrometer, ensuring accurate color matches according to RAL and Pantone shades for 100+ Polypropylene and Engineering Polymer grades.
Coordinating with Customers across various industries to develop customized grades as per end-use application.
Conducting comprehensive testing and characterization of polymers, including Rheological, Mechanical, Thermal, and Electrical evaluations, adhering to ISO and ASTM standards at a state-of-the-art NABL accredited polymer testing laboratory.
Performing detailed Polymer analysis and Customer Sample Testing, utilizing advanced thermogravimetric tools such as DSCand TGA, alongside in-house FTIR, MFI, and hardness tester, resulting in precise plastic identification and thorough rheological studies.

Graduate Engineering Trainee (G.E.T)
From:- Jan 2021 To Apr 2022
Company profile :-Manufacture Of switches, cables & wires, fans, solar products.

Job Profile :-
Designed and developed innovative Switches, Sockets, Non-Modular/Modular Electricals, and Electronics manufacturing accessories, driving market leadership.
Conducted R&D on 'Alternate materials development Themes', optimizing polymer raw materials for enhanced product performance.
Negotiated with Polymer RM suppliers, reducing costs and ensuring superior product quality through blended grades of engineering and commodity polymers.
Led precise 2D and 3D design, collaborating with NPD Team for efficient product development.
Managed entire Product Dev. process, ensuring streamlined workflows and adherence to timelines.
Conducted market research, identified product gaps, and generated innovative ideas, leading to successful launches of market-optimized products at competitive prices in the Indian Markets.

Graduate Engineering Trainee (G.E.T)
From:- Sep 2019- Mar 2020
Company profile:- C-TECH INDUSTRIAL DESIGN LAB

Job Profile:-
Worked with graphene-based organic/inorganic inks implementing in printed electronics for application inRFID proximity tags, battery electrodes and tag antennas etc.
Tested graphene nanoparticle-based inks with varying concentrations for application in low-cost heating devices with minimum operational current.

Graduate Engineering Trainee (G.E.T)
From:- Dec 2014-Mar 2015
Company profile:- FILTRUM TOOLS AND COMPONENTS PVT. LTD

Job profile :-
Led process improvement initiatives (WIT) for assembly line layout using 3D-CAD tools to create advanced designs of manufacturing components (Aluminum & HS-Steel sheet metal).
Actively engaged on the shopfloor and assembly line, achieving a remarkable 32% improvement in process capability through the implementation of Lean Six Sigma and Just-in-Time Methodologies.

Future Goals

Materials Research Engineer with 4+ years of research experience, helping Polymer manufacturing industries to innovate and develop novel grades of engineering plastics and specialized engineering materials for real time applications. Have a patent on Graphene-based electronics registered under USPTO and 3 publications in high-impact materials science journals.
Core Competencies include materials science, mechanics, nanotechnology for design and development of innovative polymer, Customer collab

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