Bimal Patel

Freelance 3D Animator & Video Editor

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Location:Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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BIMAL PATEL, P.Eng.
10820 Mulberry Road, Windsor, ON N8R 1H8
(519) 739-1693(H), (519)566-4171(c) E-mail: bpatel66@bell.net
MECHANICAL ENGINEER
Detail and task-oriented Mechanical Engineering professional with an exemplary background in automotive, manufacturing and chemical industries. More than 10 years of experience with a track record of propelling technology to optimize performance and profitability. Creative and innovative in conceiving and developing unique initiatives for mechanical design, concept design and detail design for applications of manufacturing assembly, welding, and automated systems. Solid technical experience and in-depth knowledge of CAD software. Well-versed in Lean manufacturing philosophy and system improvement strategies.

Areas of expertise include:


? Systems Design Customization
? R & D Projects
? Piping Design and P & ID
? Machinery Design
? Layout &Drawings
? Familiarity in ANSI, CSA standards
? Material Specifications
? Product Component Design
? Project management
? G D & T
? Manufacturing Processes
? Customer Relations
? DFM
? FMEA



Computer Skills: Catia V, Solid Works, Cosmos, AutoCAD (R2.5.2 to R2000), Mechanical Desktop, Unigraphics, Advanced CNC Programming, Visual Manufacturing, MS Office , MS Project, Adobe Photo Deluxe,
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Project Engineer ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Since Feb 2010.
Trillium Distribution Center, Courtright, ON.
? Coordinating all phases of proposed new plant to produce chemical chloride from brine. Responsible for coordination of construction activities, preparing electrical load requirements and one line diagrams for hydro approvals and final layout of equipment and machineries.
? Designed and assisted in preparing specifications for different process equipment such as pumps, heat exchangers, cooling tower, boiler, air compressor, etc.
? Prepared 3d layout of new plant and designing and routing all pipes connected to related process equipment.
? Responsible for complete installation, testing and commissioning of plant.

Mechanical Engineer…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….2009-Feb 2010
Master Conveyors, Kingsville, ON.
? Responsible for design of material handling conveyors, way covers, sheet metal parts such as door, door frames, washer housings, machine housings, safety guarding, etc.
? Coordinated projects of chip conveyors from concept to final installation for metal removing industries.
? Prepared structural calculations and FMEA reports.
? Analyzed process, system and equipment problems and provided technical recommendations.

Mechanical Designer…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….2002-2009
Reko Automation & Machine Builders, Tecumseh, ON
Recruited into the automation division of REKO International Group (listed in TSE) to take charge of checking fixtures design, EOAT, the automation of robotic cell assembly, cell guarding and bush insertion press, and leak test on modular fixtures, secondary tooling machines including Clip Insertion Machines, Degators, Heat Stakers.
? Designed and detailed tire recycling plant equipment hammer mills, conveyors, elevators, Hooper feeders, dryer, augurs, magnetic drum separators, pneumatic conveyor system, crushers, etc.
? Successfully utilized the modern concept of flexible automation in order to develop and build material handling systems, automated production systems, for welding and assembly of automotive closures, automatic dispensing system for gluing rubber seal to windshield glass.
? Designed secondary machines like Clip insertion, Degators, Heat stakers, sonic welders, Presses, foam detection.
? Worked as a project leader, team player and shared file with others through PDMWORKS.
? Used solidworks and customized solidworks for MRP systems within organization.

BIMAL PATEL, P.Eng.
(519) 739-1693(H), (519) 817-6966(C) ? bpatel66@bell.net
Mechanical Designer……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………2001-2002
MacDonald Ward Design, Windsor. ON
Brought on board to the design consultancy firm specializing in automation design used in material handling, conveyors, spot welders, mig weld cells, tooling and fixturing.
? Designed conveyors, automation tooling, weld fixtures and Mig weld cells, analyzed process parameters and prepared concept drawings for projects.
? Designed weld fixtures, check fixtures for door components and other automotive chassis components.
? Prepared and checked detail drawings and BOM.

Mechanical Designer……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………2000-2001
Valiant Elan Systems Inc., Windsor, ON (A power train division of Valiant International Group)
? Designed high-pressure washers for crankshaft, cylinder blocks, valve body and other casting parts from concept to final design.
? Prepared all tooling drawings, high pressure water requirement calculations, drying capacity calculations, automation drawings, and load calculations for transfers or walking beams, etc.
? Analyzed part prints from customers such as GM, Ford, and Chrysler for project design feasibility study and defined project parameters by interacting with various groups within organizations

Mechanical Engineer……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………1998-2000
JFK Systems Inc., Windsor, ON
JFK Systems designs and manufactures special machines and automation in the areas of material handling, resistance welding, arc welding and assembly.
? Established a course of action to accomplish completion of project within planning premises.
? Prepared monthly reports of resources and implemented corrective actions to achieve targets effectively. Assisted in Gauge R & R study and process capability study, prototype testing.
? Designed and detailed checking and welding fixtures, rotary tables, and electrodes, material handling equipment for spot welders and stamping plant operations on Catia (UNIX.)

Deputy Suprintendent………………………………………………………………………………………..………………………1991-1996
Amul Dairy, Anand, India.
Hired as Manager to run a cattle feed plant (300MT/day capacity) with responsibilities including supervising 65 employees, production scheduling, engineering planning and mechanical equipment maintenance, design and development.
? Instrumental in decisions regarding engineering problems, production planning, quality, and human relations.
? Designed different mechanical equipment such as, elevators, milk chilling centers, weigh scales, grinding mills, positive displacement pumps, and basic electrical circuits.
? Supervised maintenance of different mechanical equipment such as boilers, gas turbines, air compressor, refrigeration systems, air handling units in cold storages, centrifugal pumps, boilers, elevators, milk chilling centers, weigh scales, grinding mills, positive displacement pumps, and basic electrical circuits.
? Major achievement: Introduction of magnet at pallet screen in order to reduce or eliminate iron or steel particles in cattle feed.
EDUCATION

Master of Engineering in Manufacturing Systems
Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI, 2005
Master of Business Administration in Operations Management
Indira Gandhi National University, New Delhi, India, 1996
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, India, 1988
Continuing education courses (evening) in GD & T, ANSYS, Catia, Unigraphics (UNIX)
St. Clair College, Windsor.
4th class operating engineer license from TSSA
Appearing for 3rd class operating engineer exa
Skills (2) Rating
3D Animation
Video Editing