SUMMARY
 Around 2 years of experience as a Mechanical Engineering Professional in the field of Mechanical Design.
 Over 2000 hours of expertise in various CAD packages such as SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Pro/E, Creo, Catia in solid modeling, sheet metal, Solid Casting and 2D drawings.
 Knowledge of Stamping, Roll forming and forging processes.
 Familiar with tolerance stack up, design space model build and structural optimization.
 Experience with CAE tools - Cosmos, Abaqus and Ansys.
 Passionate about new product development and designing from concepts.
 Always ready to learn new technologies, passionate and motivated.

TECHNICAL SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS
 Certifications: CSWA ( SolidWorks Associate), CSWP ( SolidWorks Professional)
 CAD Packages : SolidWorks 2014, Creo 2.0, AutoCAD 2015, Catia V5, UGNX 9
 CAE Packages: Ansys 12, Abaqus 6.1, Cosmos
 Computing Packages: Matlab 2013, Maple 17

RELAVENT EXPERIENCE
Teaching Assistant Sept 2014 Dec 2014
Northeastern University Boston, MA
 Trained and mentored 30 students for Solid Works 2014 and AutoCAD 2014.
 Fulfilled responsibilities such as assisted faculty with classroom instruction, exams preparation, preparing presentation and materials for lectures, proctoring exams, grading exams and assignments.
Junior Design Engineer Jan 2013 July 2013
Cad Engineers Pvt Ltd. Vadodara, India
 Conducted modeling, simulation and analysis of solar tracking system and thermal insulating mechanism using Pro/E 5.0 and Abaqus 6 softwares. Prepared BOMs and ECNs for assembly drawings.
 Improved product life by 30% through modifying existing design of electric motor using SolidWorks 2013.
 Provided technical support by suggestion and implementation of feasible design solutions using DFMEA, DFM concepts.
 Created manufacturing drawings of various parts of products with geometric dimensioning and tolerances (GD&T) as per ASME Y14.5 codes by using AutoCAD 2013.
Mechanical Engineer July 2012 Dec 2012
R.K. Feed Equipment Ltd. Halol, India
 Managed the project as an erection team leader for installation of a vertical high temperature vacuum furnace for production facility of palletizing machines.
 Developed and implemented a new technique for manufacturing herringbone rollers which resulted in increased productivity by 25%.
 Collaborated with other departments for change in orders and status updates for two ongoing projects.
 Suggested and implemented techniques such as inventory and process management for better documentation, manufacturing cost reduction and more time efficient production.
Investigating two different CAD methods to create Top-down assembly Mar 2015-Apr 2015
 Investigated different methods of top - down approach for assembling orders to reduce lead time for design and less manual intervention while making changes in assembly.
Analysis of lattice of double periodic cracks Feb 2014 - Apr 2014
 Analyzed lattice of crack in elastic material by applying various techniques and found that the solution was 80% accurate compared to available sources by using Matlab.
The effect of stress distribution in a plate with a hole Apr 2014
 Studied the stress concentration factor in a plate with different types of elements such as Q4, Q8, CST and more refined mesh structure by Abaqus.
Working model of windmill Jan 2012 Apr 2012
 Led team of 4 to create a windmill which was designed and modeled using Pro/E 5.0 and output was calculated at different blade angles using analytical approach. Validated the results using prototype model.

EDUCATION
Northeastern University Boston, MA
Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering May 2015
 Relevant Courses: Finite Elements Method, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Fracture Mechanics and Failure Analysis, Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing, Control and Mechatronics
Gujarat Technological University Gujarat, India
Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering May 2012

AREA OF INTEREST
 Machine Design
 Design for Manufacturability (DFM)
 Design Verification Plan and Report (DVPR)
 Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

Key Skills

 CAD Packages : SolidWorks 2014, Creo 2.0, AutoCAD 2015, Catia V5, UGNX 9
 CAE Packages: Ansys 12, Abaqus 6.1, Cosmos
 Computing Packages: Matlab 2013, Maple 17

Acceptable Locations

Open to relocation anywhere in USA

Year of Birth

1990, male

Currently Employed

No

Name & Surname

Rachit Shah

Phone Number

860-614-5023

City & State

Boston, Massachusetts