Vijay D
Global rank:
6,119 / 37,550
Skill pts: 5


Experienced and qualified design engineer with a career spanning over 16 years across the engineering, tooling and design sectors in Australia and UK. Proven track record in completing a broad range of design, research and modeling in line with client specifications, budgets and timelines. Solid background in many aspects of UK and Australian engineering standards with a demonstrated in client, contractor, supplier and stakeholder engagement


  • Design Engineer 3D The Automated Technology Group · Aug 2016 – Present 4 yrs 8 mos Silsoe, Bedford, UK • Producing designs that are economical to the needs of the job in hand and are economical in the use of materials. 3d modelling of existing designs and new projects.
    • Assist the R&D Manager in development of new products, utilizing the analysis tools available on 3D CAD - Finite Element Analysis ( FEA )of structures, to produce designs for test.
    • Managing work load for the Design Trainees team and supporting them to produce accurate designs.
  • Switchboard Designer NILSEN WA PTY LTD · Aug 2012 – Jul 2016 3 yrs 11 mos Perth WA, Australia • Created wind calculations and wind analysis (FEA) according to Australian Standards for various clients in the mining industry using Autodesk Inventor.
    • Created 3D parts and assemblies by utilizing 3D printing technology. Developed new prototype parts using the 3D printer that assisted in research and development for the business and services on offer.
    • Restructuring and redesigning of steelwork used in Switchboards by upgrading drawings using AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor and SolidWorks. Research and development (R&D) of new parts and making constant improvement in design to create efficient and fast assembly of parts.
  • Mechanical Designer IPOWER SOLUTIONS · Jan 2007 – Jul 2012 5 yrs 6 mos Brisbane QLD, Australia • Structural drafting and design of 3D models for upgrading an ethanol and co-generations plants.
    • Created complete product design of sheet metal products, from product preliminary design to complete manufacture using Solidworks and AutoCAD according to Australian standards.
    • Executed development of product design, inspections, design reviews, RFQ's along with full documentation including BOM's and drawings using Solidworks and AutoCAD.
    • Ensured effective coordination and tracking of products from manufacturers in Malaysia. Organized and delegated manufacturing costs to projects.
  • Tooling Designer & Engineer Various Contracts · Mar 2002 – Dec 2008 6 yrs 9 mos Sydney NSW, Australia • Designed, manufactured and maintenance of various plastic injection moulds & press tools for products from parts to complete Assembly which comprises of Bill of Materials, Parts Specifications and Detail Drawings for the tool room.
    • Supervised a team of 8 while overseeing the management of the entire tool room, ensuring production ran continuously, troubleshooting problems arising in production and tool room.
    • Rectified tools with simpler design and manufacturing to increase production.


  • Queensland University of Technology Bachelor of Built Environment and Industrial Engineering, Industrial Design, First 2008 – 2011
  • TAFE NSW Diploma in Mechanical Engg., Mechanical Engineering, First Class 2005 – 2006
  • Government Tool Room and Training Centre Diploma in Tool & Die Making, plastic ,sheet metal product design & tool making, First Class 1999 – 2002

Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified SolidWorks Professional - Mechanical Design (CSWP) das Sep 2019 – Present See credential


London, England, United Kingdom