2019-2021Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research
Master of Science, Automotive Engineering
Currently studying Master of Science in Automotive Engineering with specialization in Manufacturing, Quality and NVH .
2014-2018Anna University, Chennai, India
Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Completed my Bachelor's Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering with First Class from Anna University
January 2021 - June 2021Rane Light Metal Castings Inc
Project Engineering Intern
•Analyzed KPI data for NPI and reduced porosity defects in Al 383 Cast products by 12%. Implemented K-Mold testing method to track metal cleanliness & to obtain optimum virgin vs scrap metal ratio in barrel furnace.
•Reduced contamination of finished parts by 20% on implementing contamination testing in quality labs, performed Gemba walk based on the results and modified the process to ensure effective washing of parts.
•Implemented Mattec MES working in CFT for trimming & CNC machining stations. Validated MES data like takt time, OEE, cycle time, down time by performing time studies. Identified potential productivity gaps across shifts.
•Performed GR&R for bore gauging rig & implemented it in production, reducing inspection cycle time by 65%
•Issued Quality Alerts for EOL defects while performing routine quality checks. Trained inspectors to flag and contain defective parts for internal and external Quality Alerts.
•Prepared PPAP documents with PSW, PFD, PFMEA, CP, CMM reports, Capability studies, Layouts for new products, new casting cavity & design revisions with AIAG protocols.
•Addressed several customer complaints by performing root cause analysis using 8D & 5-Why analysis. Performed containment actions and implemented CAPA. Validated implementation during routine quality checks.
•Trained Quality Techs to interpret CMM reports for various GD&T to identify potential defects at casting shop.
•Established a cross functional team for continuous process improvements, implementing live SPC, digital defect tracking and 5-S principles across machine shop floors..
October, 2019 - December 2020Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research
Graduate Lab Assistant, Clemson University
Troubleshooting IT related issues, from software to hardware, networking, and AV systems.
March, 2019 - July 2019Amazon (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Quality Services Associate
Worked in the Fire TV (Device Control) team, performing regression testing on various smart devices from Tv’s to Speakers checking if the new firmware releases fixed bugs.
Aug, 2018Rane Brakes Lining Ltd.
Worked in the quality control team in the brake disc pads and brake linings division of commercial vehicles. Was responsible for checking the source of defects during the curing stage of disc pads.