About Rishikesh Bhagwat
The tangibility of the products born from curiosity to its transformation to a final form is what excites me.
I am experienced in roles at the intersection of technical and business disciplines (Product development, Program management, Applications engineering, Business Operations. A, 7 years of combined experience in 3D printing, prototyping, oil and gas and industrial products and Master’s degree from Carnegie Mellon University.
Carnegie Mellon University
2017 - 2020
• Designed & created hardware products such as connectors, electronic enclosures, robot grippers, housings, baffles, mounts from concept to production • Integrated component modules such as batteries, Led, PCB’s in hardware designs • Applied DFM/DFA principles to manufacture using additive, reducing the product development cycles by 4-6 months • Managed projects to launch new products by creating project plans, schedules, cost budgets, requirements & deliverable • Created processes & SOPs for high volume manufacturing & deploy engineering, design validation tests & Quality Control • Experience with test methods such as drop test, cycle testing, chemical & environment testing for validation & reliability • Analyzed test data, performed failure analysis & made design changes to improve yield • Collaborated with cross functional team of software, electrical, hardware engineers, product designers & supply chain to solve challenges & meet deliverable • Established long term customer & vendor relationships • Reported to Director of Engineering • 20+ products in production via Carbon’s technology
2014 - 2017
• Launched 6 new products during 3 years (Project duration 3- 5 months) from concept to validation & production • Designed parts for prototyping & mass production for machining, injection molding, die casting processes • Create 3D CAD models, 2D drawings, perform FEA analysis, FMEA, GD&T • Document Operational Method Sheets, ECO, BOM • Collaborate with local & Asian suppliers for production • Led the design team to achieve a contract of $20 Million