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Mechanical Engineer

Management executive - automotive & Electronics manufacturing

Management Executive with 11 + years of experience in NPI ,Manufacturing Engineering,Maintenance,Industrial Engineering across the Automotive Electronics manufacturing industries & FMCG . A strategist & a spearhead , proficient  in maximizing operational efficiencies through innovative solutions & driving business with focus on efficiency , performance management , cost optimization & people development . 

Work experience

June 2018Present

Senior Engineer - Manufacturing Process

APTIV Electronics & Safety
  • Plans and executes the preventive, predictive, and condition based maintenance of production equipment. 
  • Process optimization and Improvement, Update and release process documents.
  • Process failure analysis through PFMEA and close the failure with DMAIC
  • Machine procurement,installation,commissioning and machine release.
  • Manages spare parts inventory and using computerized maintenance management system. 
  • Manage maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies.
  • Design & develop wave soldering pallets , assembly fixtures & tools .
  • Performs complex equipment engineering design evaluations,recommends alterations to development and design to improve quality of products.
  • Budget planning,tracking and control.
  • Engaging with global team for continuous improvements & New projects.
  • Localization of imported spares by self design & manufacture with local vendor.


  • Pin Insertion Machine - Cost Saving by localization consumable spares.
  • Press Fit - Productivity Improvement by eliminating 15 secs loading / Unloading time per cycle.
  • Automatic Screw fastening - Cost saving and Man power reduction.
Feb 2012June 2018

Team Member - Technical


Analyzing the causes for breakdown and taking corrective and preventive action of Selective & Wave soldering machines- PILLAR HOUSE,SEHO & SOLDER COMM INERTECH ,SPI-KOHYOUNG,  X-RAY -NIKON XT V 160,Conformal coating - PVA DELTA 6,Reflow oven,stepper press & Clinching,CNC Router.

Responsible for Installation & Commissioning of Selective soldering , Conformal coating ,SPI, X-Ray Machines.

Providing technical support of Selective soldering and Conformal coating process issues in SMT lines and final assembly.

Programming for soldering process and Conformal coating .

Research & Develop latest technologies in selective soldering machine. 

Responsible for  Breakdown & Preventive maintenance of X-RAY machine.

Servicing Gearboxes,Pumps,Actuators & Values .

Troubleshooting & Taking corrective action of AUTOMATIC CONVEYORS.

Refurbishment of repaired old machines.

Planning and effecting preventive/predictive/breakdown maintenance.

Erection and commissioning of New project

Responsible for Design required parts by using Auto cad & SOLID WORKS.

Responsible for preparing Maintenance documents for BOS.

Schedule & Coordinate with suppliers, vendors & contract persons

Conducting Why-Why analysis & proactively identify areas of obstruction/breakdowns and take steps to rectify the equipment's through application of trouble shooting tools.

Executing cost saving and energy saving techniques.

Developing SPM and new machines in low cost projects for automation and cycle time reduction to improve the productivity.

Handling TPM activities to ensure increase in MTBF and reduction in MTTR of critical machines.


  • Cycle time reduction - Reduced the soldering process time in SELECTIVE SOLDERING machine by modifying the pump from single nozzle to dual nozzle.
  • Cycle time reduction - Reduced the CNC routing process cycle time through modifying the fixture to eliminating frequent Z axis travel in Router Machine.
Apr 2009Jan 2012

Lead Engineering Technician


Analyzing the causes for breakdown and taking corrective and preventive action of HYDRAULICS, PNEUMATICS systems.

Oversee the troubleshooting, maintenance, repair of pillow pack,flow wrap,Auto capping machines.

Carried effective maintenance(preventive, Breakdown) activities for achieving higher performance & output which resulted in very good OEE

Ensure smooth running of Conveyors, identify the trouble in conveyor GEAR BOX and take corrective action

Take preventive correction in Conveyor GEAR BOX, HYDRAULIC system, PNEUMATIC system for reduce breakdown

Managing resources to perform project activities in cost effective manner

Hydraulic & Pneumatic Circuit designing & Trouble shooting Ensure smooth running of lines, identify the troubled area& work for improvements

Focused in Kaizen.

Erection and commissioning Focused on MTTR & MTBF

Carrying out cost saving projects through waste elimination

Direct, train, manage, and motivate other technicians and help supervise next shift production crew.

Preparation and maintenance of Documents of ISO/TS, TPM.

Delegate assignments for preventive maintenance.

Update all machine improvements.

Quickly respond to operational or technical issues to ensure maximum productivity.

Contact daily follow ups and review of all company production equipment's. Develops daily production reports.

Control inventory of technical supplies

Optimized machine output, Increased quality of prentive maintenance, and improved staff morale by implementing highly effective scheduling strategies.



Name                KarthickMurugesan

D.O.B                   06-11-1989

Passport No      L6180623

Marital Status    Single

Nationality         INDIAN