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Summary
Overview
Work History
Education
Skills
Accomplishments
Best employee award in 2017
Timeline

SAHANA THANABALAN

Engineer
Sterling Heights
Summary

Enthusiastic Engineer eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of Job role and Experience and training in Automotive industry for more than 5+ years now. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in Automotive industry.

Overview
5
5
years of post-secondary education
5
5
years of professional experience
Work History

Release Engineer

Fca Us LLC
2019-09 - 2020-06
  • Responsible for Integrated Center stack module for multiple programs
  • Supplier management on Timing and product specification
  • Prepared, checked and coordinated documentation to support component design and application.
  • Coordinate with validation team on issues raised and do desired testing to fix it.
  • Gathered data on integration issues and vulnerabilities and reported all findings, including improvement recommendations.
  • Release PN for any SW release, making sure the new PN parts are available for the production timing.
  • Used NX Team center to verify the product design and propose if any changes needed
  • Verify and release drawings internationally and to supplier.
  • Used CANalyzer to check the network communication and also for diagnostics.
  • Worked on source package for new module and chose best efficient supplier.

Design Release Engineer

LG Electronics
2016-10 - 2019-08
  • Support Pre-production and production vehicle builds for Onstar module.
  • Prepared, checked and coordinated documentation to support component design and application.
  • Coordinate with Client SW team to create calibration file for the module.
  • Bench testing the module before any Pre-Production testing using the desired calibration file.
  • Write EWOs for every new module and calibration file PN and TWOs when needed from the plant.
  • BOM management for every variant PNs.
  • Support PDT meetings and other vehicle meeting every week.
  • Responsible to work with Development team to diagnose issues with the module.
  • Used Vspy to monitor and diagnose any issue with the module. Gather .ODX file to follow network bus communications.
  • Support PPAP approval process.

HMI Design Engineer

N.S International Ltd
2015-01 - 2016-09
  • Design Human Machine interface module for leading GM vehicles using EB guide.
  • Work with SW team to test the designed module
  • Basic modules are share by GM through Team center and interface it into EB guide.
  • Layering the designs when needed using Adobe Illustrator.
  • Test the design in the target at the bench or in the vehicle before every SW release.
Education

Master of Science Electrical And Computer Engineering

Lawrence Technological University
2013-08 - 2015-01

Bachelor of Science Electrical And Electronics Engineering

Anna University
2009-09 - 2013-01
Skills

    Engineering standards

Project planning

Project Management

MS Excel

2D drawings

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)

Interpersonal Communication

Teambuilding

MS Office

Critical thinking

Organization and Time management

Accomplishments
  • Mentored couple new employees to bring them up to speed on projects, resulting in quicker overall completion milestones.
  • Received an award from LG Electronics.
  • Promoted to Design Release Engineer II after just 9 months of employment.
Best employee award in 2017

Recognized for the Hard work and completion of critical project on time.

Timeline

Release Engineer

Fca Us LLC
2019-09 - 2020-06

Design Release Engineer

LG Electronics
2016-10 - 2019-08

HMI Design Engineer

N.S International Ltd
2015-01 - 2016-09

Master of Science Electrical And Computer Engineering

Lawrence Technological University
2013-08 - 2015-01

Bachelor of Science Electrical And Electronics Engineering

Anna University
2009-09 - 2013-01