RESUME

Burç Öç

Senior Product Design & Development
Engineer

Mobile: +90(538)2335037

Adress: Kucukbakkalkoy Mah. Merdivenkoy Yolu Cad. No:54/8 Istanbul Turkey, 34750

Email: burcoc@burcdesign.com

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Burç is a Senior Product Design and Development Engineer with significant experience in design, concept creation, CAD modeling, prototyping and product development in the automotive industries, using different production materials and methods (e.g., injection molding, thermoforming, casting and additive manufacturing). Over the past 13 years, he has participated in more than 70 national and international projects. He has contributed to all stages of product lifecycles, from concept creation to the end of the production phase. He has control over significant budget allocations and am managing relationships with various stakeholders towards achieving the final objectives, in line with Agile Methodology and Six Sigma.

Education

M.Sc., Istanbul Technical University
Industrial Product Design
Thesis: Sustainable Design: Design and Manufacturing Consciousness Based on Recycling of Production Materials

2008 - 2013

B.Sc., Kocaeli University
Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

2002 - 2006

Work Experience

Bilgi University- Faculty of Architecture / Department of Industrial Design
(Part Time Lecturer)
Industrial Design Studio 301 Course

10/2020 - Present

TOGG - Turkey’s Automobile Joint Venture Group Inc.  
(Body Interior Trim Engineer)
Body Interior
Duties:
  • Commodity parts design readiness and release responsibility.
  • Managing and leading Counter Partner’s for the responsible commodities
  • Leading and managing Built to Print and FSS suppliers and mold makers (feasibility and time plan management)
  • Managing cost and budget of the projects and plastic injection molds.
  • Design verification with the requirements and creating DVP’s align with the specifications.
  • Preparing design concepts via CAD programs.

10/2020 - Present

Ford Motor Company - Otosan
(Senior Product Development Engineer)
Body Interior Department – Hard & Door Trim
Green Belt - Six Sigma
Duties
  • Commodity parts design readiness and release responsibility.
  • Leading international project’s responsible commodities product development process, including a number of multidisciplinary international stakeholders with a team consisting of 3 to 4 members.
  • Leading internal Tool Management System.
  • Leading and managing Built to Print Suppliers and mold makers (feasibility and time plan management)
  • Managing cost and budget of the projects and plastic injection molds.
  • Design verification with the requirements and creating DVP’s align with the specifications.
  • Supporting vehicle-built activities.
  • Leading and Coaching newly joined engineers.
  • Preparing design concepts via CAD programs.
Projects
  • V710 – Next Generation Ford Transit – Joint Project with Volkswagen
  • H625 - FMAX - International Truck of the Year Award
  • B479- Ford Fiesta Panel Van
  • V36X – Ford Transit EU & NA Programs
  • Light Weight –Design Optimization and Material Development
  • Injection Molding – Tool Cost Reduction Activities

01/2017 - 09/2020

Freelance - Product Design & Development Engineer
Duties
  • Clients: Asis - Fuel Service Station Automation Systems Co.
  • Leading Industrial design & product development processes of the new and on-going projects as a consultant.
  • 3D prototypes, cosmetic & working mock-up responsibility.
  • Managing suppliers on feasibilities and project schedule.

04/2016 - 12/2016

Mordag Design Studio
(Product Design & Development Engineer)
Duties
  • Participating and leading more than 45 projects as an industrial designer or product development engineer
  • Maintaining client satisfaction via client communication
  • 3D prototypes, cosmetic & working mock-up responsibility
  • Leading suppliers on feasibilities. Managing local & Asia Pacific suppliers of mass production process.
  • Verification of T samples

01/2014 - 04/2016

Freelance - Product Design & Development Engineer
Duties
  • Clients: Cizgi Engineering (Artech), Bogazici Underwater Research Center, Bit Electronic
  • Leading more than 15 project’s Industrial design & product development processes of the new and on-going projects as a consultant.
  • Leading suppliers on feasibilities. Supplier management of mass production process.
  • Creating new design collections.
  • 3D prototypes, cosmetic & working mock-up responsibility
  • Leading visualization of projects.
  • Verification of T samples

06/2010 - 12/2013

Rayka Design Studio
(Junior Product Design & Development Engineer)
Duties
  • Developing new designs to production.
  • Preparing new design concepts.

09/2008 - 05/2010

TR'90 City Furniture
(Junior Product Design & Development Engineer)
Duties
  • Developing new designs to production.
  • Preparing technical & assemble drawings for production team
  • Managing the production team in the R&D process of new products.
  • Managing the placement and assembly of products to be displayed in TR'90 stand in several fairs
  • Preparing fliers of new products.

08/2007 - 05/2009

Mordag Design Studio (Trainee)        

01/2007 - 06/2007

Awards

  • Ford Otosan – Product Design Excellence Award – Ford Otosan Tool Management System (2019)
 
  • Shared the winning prize award, “Statue/emblem design competition for the Competitiveness Awards” given by “SEDEFED / REF” (2010)

Computer Skills

SolidWorks
Keyshot
CorelDraw
Adobe Creative Suite
Siemens NX
Team Center (Siemens PLM)
AutoCAD
3DS Studio max
Microsoft Office Applications
Catia
Ansys
Abaqus FEA
Capture.JPG

Expertise

  • Product Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Mechanical Design
  • Concept Creation
  • Sketching
  • Rendering
  • Modeling
  • Prototyping
  • Product Portfolio
  • Product Management
  • Design Engineering
  • Mock-ups
  • Model Making
  • CAD
  • DFMEA
  • Product Development Process
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Injection Molding
  • Extrusion
  • Sheet metal
  • Aluminum Profiles
  • Materials & Manufacturing
  • Fiber-Reinforced Composite
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Automotive Industry
  • Commercial Vehicles
  • Sustainable Design
  • Green Belt
  • Hardware