Nadir sharaf

Nadir Sharaf

Engineering Manager at ROSS DECCO Company




  • Feb 20, 2015


  • Greater Detroit Area, United States

    Active Country

  • English, Hindi, Urdu


  • Practice Areas

  • Specialization


Engineering Professional with solid experience in product design and development in high-tech manufacturing industries. Responsible for quality decision-making, leadership, coaching and supervision. Teamed up for policy, procedure/process development and improvement. Led supply chain management and contract negotiations. Managed projects including human resource functions such as hiring, delegating, mentoring, training, motivating, assessing. Performed budgeting, accounting, cost estimating and analysis. Assessed and allocated resources in a multi-disciplinary environment such as manufacturing, purchasing, and quality. Communicated in a multi-cultural and interdisciplinary environment. Expert in electronics packaging.

Certified Green Belt

Specialties: Thermo-Fluids Sciences.
Shock & Vibration.
Electronics Packaging.
Electromechacnial Engineering.
Product Design & Development.

Work history

ROSS DECCO Company, Engineering Manager

Product design, and development processes i.e. DFSS
Improved manufacturing processes
Engineering department budget management
Set up test lab

Marquardt Switches, Senior Electrical Engineer

• Solved GM XTS switches luminance imbalance problem using PSpice modeling.
• Worked on thermal interface selection for Toyota trailer brake project.
• Calculated heat dissipation from MOSFET for Toyota Trailer Brake project.
• Conducted daily meetings with junior engineers to coordinate daily work activities.

Lear Corporation, Lead Engineer, Advanced Engineering

• Directly interfaced with customer in understanding their requirements. Formalized customer requirements and came up with designs to meet the requirements.
• Presented design proposals, related to hybrid car components to the customers.
• Led the development of battery chargers, DC/DC converters, high voltage distribution boxes, and other high voltage, high power components for hybrid cars for OEMs such as GM, Daimler, and Fisker Automotive.
• Led the packaging of various modules in tight vehicle environment generating several patent disclosures.
• Developing Al die cast housings for HV voltage electronic modules, brackets to secure them in the vehicle meeting the structural requirements.
• Led structural and thermal FEAs of PCBs, plastic housings, Al housings, and whole modules by identifying correct boundary conditions resulting in closely correlated test results.
• Conceptualized a design for inverter for hybrid car that gained $14MM in engineering design and development.
• Used DFMEAs to identify critical design areas and led tolerance stack ups using GD&T.
• Packaged electronics in electrically conductive plastic enclosures/housings and tested the EMC performance.
• Developed magnetically permeable plastic by combining certain powders with Nylon PA66 plastic. Produced, and tested housing made from such materials for form, fit, and function.
• Reduced the cost, and complexity of a common mode EMC filter for a hybrid car inverter.
• Conducted EMC testing for developing low frequency magnetic field solutions at UL lab.
• Initiated and supervised successful HALT for GM Volt on-board-battery-charger module.
• Managed department budget of $1.5MM. Led four designers and two engineers.
• Project management related to hybrid car components design, and development in the electronics packaging field.
• Role modeled for development of power converter devices. Held design reviews.

GE, Lead Engineer / Technologist

Worked on lubrication system of gearbox for the wind turbines,

G.E., Lead Engineer/Technologist

Responsible for Electrical/Electronics Packaging

Intel Corporation, Senior Mechanical/Thermal Engineer

Designed and developed Single Edge Contact Cartridge Support Structures.

Cherry Electrical Products, Senior Mechanical Engineer.

Designed and developed snap action switches, tilt and Hall effect sensors.

Onan Corp., Project Engineer

Designed and developed automatic transfer switches

Kann Mfg. Corp, Project Mechanical Engineer

Designed and developed recycling truck bodies.

Education and qualifications

Pennsylvania State University-Erie Campus MBA, Business Administration and Management, General
Gannon University MS, Electrical Engineering
Michigan Technological University MS, Mechanical Engineering
NED University of Engineering and Technology BS, Mechanical Engineering
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