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Nakul Kuri

Candidate ID: 2435716

Career Summary

I am a graduate mechanical engineer having more than 24 years of experience in new product development and also VA/VE of existing products.

Skill Set

Mechanical Engineer, Design, CAD, CAE, NPD, VA and VE, FEA, CFD, Mechanical Calculation, Detailed Engineering drawing and documentation,Microprotol (Software similar as PVElite), KYPIPE (Software for Low Pressure Sewage System) etc.

Professional Information

Total Experience : 24

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Engineering Graduates/PG

Job Function : Engineering

Work Location Preference : Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

Dedicated and result oriented mechanical engineer with 24+ years’ experience aspiring to work in a challenging and growing organization where I can utilize my skill and expertise in the design and development to further organizational achievement and self-growth. I am always committed to deliver the product on time efficiently and effectively.

• Education: Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Jorhat Engineering College, Dibrugarh University, Govt. of Assam in Oct.1997
• Certified in ANSYS CFX and ANSYS-Mechanical from ANSYS India
• Certified SolidWorks Professional (CSWP) in SolidWorks-2006
• Certified in ProE (CREO Parametric)-3D Model and drafting.
• Trained in GD&T as per ASME Standard Y14.5M-1994. & Stack-up analysis for Assembly
• Trained in Low Pressure Sewage (LPS) System design at Pentair Water, Ashland, USA
• ASME Professional Membership No. 000103745421

• Mechanical Calculation • CFD(Pumplinx/ANSYS) • CFturbo(Pump-Design)
• 3D-modelling (CREO/SolidWorks) • New Product Development, Value Engg./Value Analysis • FEA -ANSYS (Mechanical Analysis)
• Support to team from concept to Testing • Smarteam PLM/ Engg. Documentation • Reverse Engineering-CMM & Point-Clouds
• Engineering Project Management • Capable to collaborate across functions and decision making • International Standards & Codes (ISO/API/ANSI/HI)
• Client Technical Meet • Project Review chart • Lead to deliver on time

• Developed new series of slurry pump installed various process plant like Bhilai Steel Plant, Jindal Steel and Power Plant etc.
• New Design and development of Skid Mounted Bolted Design of Thickener Tank and installed successfully at customer site.
• Optimised Wagon Tippler design and 20% weight reduction.
• Developed new Submersible sump pumps which are successfully installed at various part of North America.
• Designed and developed a new Pelton Wheel turbine with high efficiency and model test done successfully in Global Technology Centre, ALSTOM-India.
• Designed and developed pressure vessels / storage tank and successfully installed at various IOCL Refineries and at Haldia Petrochemical Limited.
• Paper Published on Flow Analysis of a Centrifugal Slurry Pump in the 11th Asian International Conference on Fluid Machinery and paper ID: AICFM_TM_003
• Invited speaker for customer talk at ANSYS Seminar on New product development with FEA simulation in ANSYS.

01/12/2021 – CURRENT / HI-TECH SYSTEMS AND SERVICES LTD.- Kolkata, India/
ELECTRO ZAVOD (I) Pvt. Ltd. a company of HI-TECH
General Manager-Design & Development

• Study the project requirement thoroughly and identify the scope of supply.
• Initiate project kick-o? meeting with cross functional team.
• Checking Bill of Material as per project standards. Prepare and check engineering documentation for client approval.
• Prepare technical speci?cation for standard equipment purchase and follow up to meet the lead time as per project schedule.
• Work proactively to developed new product with basic mechanical calculation as per standards and codes.
• FEA Simulation for Vibrating Equipment (Flip ?ow screen/Feeder)
• Provide support to manufacturing and testing team to deliver on target timeline.
• Perform FEA and CFD simulation for new product development of customised the product.
• Design Failure Mode and E?ect Analysis (DFMEA)of new product development.
• Perform root cause analysis (RCA) and provide best solution.
• Improve existing product line with value engineering/value analysis.
• prepare inspections checklist and report to accept the equipment.
• Regular follow-up meeting with team member to ?nish the work on time.

10/03/2010 – 30/11/2021: MCNALLY SAYAJI ENGINEERING LTD.- Kolkata, India
Asst. General Manager-R&D

• Slurry Transportation (Slurry Pump)
• Design and development of above equipment from sketch to finished product.
• Basis Calculation like Capacity calculation, power calculation etc.
• New product development with engineering calculation and check risk factor with DFMEA method for various equipment and components like Slurry Pump, Bolted design Tank for Thickener, Vibrating Screen and Feeder, Motor Pulley, Hopper, Chute, Shaft and Oil Tank.
• Value Analysis and Value Engineering to improve existing product with the help of 3D modelling in CREO and FEA and CFD simulation in ANSYS.
• Develop prototype model and testing procedure to validate the design.
• Implement the Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA) method to make the design simpler & cost e?ective.
• Review manufacturing drawings, bill of material and spec to indent.
• Work in collaboration with any premier institute and with vendors.
• Leading the team and allocating the task of each development project and regular review to ensure the project timeline is met as per the target date.

28/07/2008 – 26/01/2010: ALSTOM HYDRO R&D- Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Design Engineer-Mechanical

• Design & Development of Pelton Wheel Turbine.
• Mechanical calculation once CFD-calculation(hydraulic) is over.
• Development 3D model in PRO-E and FEA simulation in ANSYS
• Create ?nal manufacturing drawing and Responsible to support manufacturing and testing team for in- house validation test of turbine.
• Direct interaction with Alstom Hydro R&D-Grenoble, France
• Direct interaction with vendors for manufacturing Bucket, Manifold, and collector etc.

06/06/2005 – 25/07/2008: PENTAIR WATER, New Delhi, India
Senior Mechanical Engineer -CDR,

• Design & Development of Sewage Pump
• 3D Part &Assembly Modelling & 2D Detailed in SolidWorks.
• FEA in Ansys for Various type of Pentair Pump (which include Impeller, Volute, Motor-Casing for Cast Iron, Stainless Steel, PVC etc.)
• Low Pressure Sewage (LPS) System design calculation with piping layout, sizing and also selection of Pump with the help of software tool KYPIPE
• Working with GD&T and tolerance Stack-up Analysis for Assembly Pump
• Reverse Engineering using software tools Geomagic Studio (To generate CAD-Model from any physical part) and with Geomagic Quality (To compare the model accuracy with point clouds) and scanning of components (both Laser and point prove) using CMM.
• Maintain the project documentation, client interaction & submission of regular project report with the help of MS-Project

02/12/2002 – 31/05/2005: CADTECH CONSULTANTS PVT. LTD. New Delhi, India
CAD Design Engineer -Design

• Component Design & Development of 3D Part & Assembly Modelling & also generating 2D Detailed- Drawing including Sectional view in Solidworks-2004/2005 & FEA-in Cosmos Express. Also worked with Stovec Industries Ltd (Product Design & Development with Sheet-Metal), a Group of Company named STORK, Holland.
• Perform strength calculation of Pressure Vessels as per ASME Section-VIII Div.1 and Shell & Tube Type Heat-Exchanger as per TEMA standards with help of software Microprotol and generation of Detail Engg. Drawing in AutoCAD. Evaluated the design for Pressure Vessel and Heat- Exchanger on client’s site.

15/01/1998 to 30/11/2002: DE’S TECHNICO PVT. LTD, Kolkata, India
Dy. Project Manager -Design

• Designing of Pressure Vessel (ASME Section VIII Div.1) & Storage Tank (API 650) etc.
• Development of Details Layout Drawing for The System with AutoCAD R14/ R2000
• Carrying out the Testing of system Design with pipe layout sizing & Flow Calculation with PIPENET software
• Design & Development of Automatic Fire Fighting & Intelligent System for LPG Bullet at IOCL, Barauni Re?nery
• Design of a Steel Tank for oil storage –Capacity 25,000 ltr. At Haldia Petrochemical Limited,Haldia
• Design Analysis and Hydraulic Calculation for Pipeline at Dabhol Power Project, Dabhol, Maharashtra


• Took Part in National Yoga Competition In 1995-96.
• Yoga Diploma Holder from Purbanchal Yoga Niketan, Dhing, Assam
• Recipient of Prizes in Various Competition Painting, Extemporary Speech, Race & Yoga.