Sameer Vaidya
Global rank:
4,121 / 34,172
Skill pts: 5

About

Highly analytical, performance driven engineering professional with 20 years of experience in Design and development for Aerospace, Automobile, commercial and Industrial products. Ability to implement and identify new and innovative approaches to enhance business development. Detail driven with outstanding communication skills and proven success interfacing with both customers and co-workers. Assumes mentor role and interacts well with diverse personalities.

Technical skills and knowledge areas:
• Experience in fuel systems, engine hydraulics/ fueldraulic valves and actuators and Fuel Inerting systems.
• Preliminary Concept design layout using hand sketches and engineering requirement for proposals.
• Detail hog out design, casting design, sheet-metal design, plastic part design, sizing of parts for fit, form and function.
• Design for manufacturing and assembly (DFM and DFA)
• Knowledgeable of Machining and Fabrication Process
• Tools and Fixture Design For manufacturing and testing
• Manufacturing drawing documentation using ASME Y(hidden).(hidden)
• Excellent working Knowledge of Geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T)
• Tolerance study to check the fit form and function of the product.
• Engineering change order (ECO/ECR). Reviewing, tracked and documenting new and released documents.
• Automated Model Programming.
• Value engineering and Value analysis.
• Technical Qualification Documentation creation.
• Proficiency in CATIA V5, Solidworks 2017, Pro/E Wildfire 3.0, AutoCAD 2012, Enovia, Pro-Intralink

Design Entries

Experience

  • Senior design engineer Parker Hannifin Corporattion, Fluid Systems Division (Contract) · Apr 2009 – Present 11 yrs 7 mos Irvine, CA, USA Collaborate with Product development and Engineering team to develop component for Fluid Systems (Fuel systems of aircraft and Pneumatic system of aero engine) for Commercial Aircraft.

    Designer responsible for:
    • Mechanical design Layout of concept for proposals and preliminary design based on requirements. Detail design of finalized concept, design for Manufacturing and assembly.
    • Participated in design reviews for evaluation the design and recommended changes that reduced manufacturing costs, enhanced product performance, and reduced fatigue life issues.
    • Perform stack-up tolerance study and generate reports with suggestions to ensure designed can be manufactures and assembled without any problems.
    • Design of tools and Fixture to assist in ease of assembly while manufacturing and testing of components during qualification.
    • Delivery of Design/Functional documents, CAD Conceptual Models, Detailed Part Models, End item Design Models, Assembly Models, Detailed Drawings, Q-Checker Reports, Tolerance Analysis Reports
    • Engineering change order requests. Reviewing, tracked and documenting new and released drawings using customers ECR process.
    • Assist in creating testing procedures to perform physical test on each component to show it meets the performance specification and environmental testing like humidity, vibration and shock.
    • Schedule and prioritize work and plan a sequence of development activities that accomplish the planned targets. Set priorities and provide reports to the management. Develop Resource Planning, resource requirements and schedules for new projects, Enhancements and present to customer with the risk analysis.

Education

  • University of Pune Bach. Of Engineering, MECHANICAL , First class 1995 – 1998
  • MAHARASHTRA TECHNICAL BOARD DIPLOMA, Mechanical Engineeering 1991 – 1994
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Languages

English Full professional proficiency

Hindi Limited working proficiency

Marathi Native or bilingual proficiency

Location

Irvine, CA, United States