Ryan_D_Zimmerman
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Skill pts: 11
3D Modeling and Drawings 3D Modeling Parts & Assembly AutoCAD AutoCAD AutoCAD Drafting CAD Designer CAD Drawing Conveyors ECM Operations ECR/ECN Management GIS HVAC Duct and Pipe Designing Mechanical Analysis and Design Mechanical Assemblies Mechanical Design Piping Design Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Design SolidWorks SolidWorks Premium 2022 Structural Steel Detailing
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About

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
●Assigned as Lead CAD Designer / ECM Operations at Adaptive Energy LLC. Working with a full team of 30+ to help innovate & design Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Batteries, update company CAD Documents to Industry Standards, and lead our team in a positive and innovative direction within ECR/ECN meetings.
● 10+ Years Work experience with 2D/3D AutoCAD & SolidWorks; Designs including, but not limited to, Mechanical, Electrical, Fuel Cell Battery, Automotive, Carriers, Conveyors, Piping, HVAC, Structural Steel, Hanging Steel, Conveyor Platforms, Automation, Robotics, Powder Coating, etc.
● Associate degree in Computer Aided Mechanical Design (2012), 8+ Years of CAD and engineering course work, and four years of collegiate level course work experience in AutoCAD and SolidWorks.
● Was given the role of Lead Engineer/Draftsmen in past employment on several different projects and was tasked with supplying full design and install drawings for the customer, some of which included Tesla Motors, Dearborn Mid-West, Kuecker Logistics Group, Chrysler-Windsor, etc.
● Was given the role of Project Engineer in past employment and was tasked with keeping track of all job processes (material flow, project delivery time, etc.), while also designing and checking all CAD drawings that went into fabrication.
● Strong attention to detail with computer programs and drawings; adapts easily to new project concepts and innovative technology.
● Well organized and detail-oriented, with a proven ability to manage time effectively and improve workflow.
● Strength in following directions, analyzing, guaranteeing customer satisfaction, and completing tasks on time.

Experience

  • Senior CAD Designer / Mechanical Engineer & Enterprise Content Management Adaptive Energy LLC. · Full-time Jul 2018 – Aug 2022 4 yrs 1 mos Ann Arbor, MI, United States Head CAD Designer / Mechanical Engineering Team Board Member & ECM Operations
    ● Help design solid oxide fuel cells for customers in several different fields of operation, including Infrastructure, Telecommunication, Remote Sensors, and the U.S. Military.
    ● Create and manage top level 2D & 3D assembly models and drawings while following mechanical drawing standards under minimal supervision.
    ● Create and manage engineering Bill of Materials and other engineering documentation internally and for suppliers.
    ● Create and manage drawing packages for proper manufacturing and assembly of designs.
    ● Log status daily within CAD/ECR/ECM operations and work with relevant teams to drive solutions.
    ● Create drawings and models from written and verbal specifications from the engineering team.
    ● Review drawings with engineering team for completeness and accuracy for Production Release.
    ● Assist in engineering prototype builds and component fabrication.
    ● Collaborate with other mechanical, systems, electrical, digital control, manufacturing test, industrial design, and test engineers to meet design and program needs.
  • Mid Level CAD Design & Project Management Parker Ionics - Powder Coating Equipment · Full-time May 2017 – Jul 2018 1 yrs 2 mos Westland, MI, United States ● Worked effectively with on-site fabrication shop, parts department, accounting, salesmen, vendors, and customers; Also worked as a two-man team of engineers on a daily basis.
    ● Helped design powder coating booths and equipment using SolidWorks and CAD software, as well as other functioning elements such as oscillators, track systems, hoppers, etc.
    ● Designed powder coating systems for customers such as MSSC, LOC Performance, Prime Design, Amtab, Chemquest, IDP, South West Welding, Eagle Powder Coating, Prism Technology, and many more.
    ● Set up and maintain document/drawing control in compliance with company protocols and procedures.
    ● Communicated with customers frequently and updated drawings/designs based on customer requests.
    ● Made frequent trips to our fabrication vendors to make sure the fabricated part was to print and made to the required specifications.
    ● Managed the fabrication process of all open jobs by making sure each piece of material was ordered promptly, scheduled for delivery, and inspected upon arrival.
  • Mid Level CAD Design & Mechanical Engineering US Fabrication & Design (Now Scion Steel) · Full-time Jun 2014 – May 2017 2 yrs 11 mos Livonia, MI, United States ● Worked effectively with an engineering and design team of six to complete projects on task and on time for high-profile customers and renovations such as Comau-Pico, Chrysler Windsor, Chrysler Mexico, Ford, General Motors, Tesla Motors, Dearborn Mid-West, Kuecker Logistics Group, etc.
    ● Designed CAD layouts and 2D/3D models for engineers and customers using AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Advanced Steel, Trumf & TruTops Laser Systems.
    ● Communicated with customers frequently and updated drawings/designs based on customer requests.
    ● Utilized knowledge of various engineering practices, mathematics, materials, and other physical sciences to complete drawings.
    ● Worked closely with other design and engineering staff, making sure everyone is up-to-date with assigned tasks.
    ● Visited job sites to acquire accurate measurements for drawings/designs.
    ● Set up and maintain document/drawing control in compliance with company protocols and procedures.
  • Entry Level CAD Design & Mechanical Engineering Atlas Copco. (Formerly Henrob) - Self-Piercing Rivet Technology · Full-time Apr 2013 – Jun 2014 1 yrs 2 mos Wixom, MI, United States ● Worked effectively with an engineering and design team of ten to complete projects on task and on time.
    ● Designed self-pierce riveting equipment for high-profile manufactures such as Ford, General Motors, Fiat-Chrysler, Honda Motor, etc.
    ● Designed castings as part of an assembled bracket system to interface with the robot’s wrist.
  • Entry Level CAD Designer De-Cal Mechanical Contractors - Full Service Union Mechanical Contracting Firm · Full-time Jan 2011 – Apr 2013 2 yrs 3 mos Warren, MI, United States ● Worked effectively with an engineering team of four to complete projects for high-profile customers and renovations including City of Detroit COBO Arena, Consumers Energy, Federal Reserve Building, Ford DDMP, GM Detroit Diesel, GM Warren, Oakwood Hospital, and Pfizer Pharmaceuticals.
    ● Built CAD layouts and models for engineers and customers using AutoCAD MEP, Trimble Total Station, and Trimble 3D Laser Scanner software.
    ● Communicated with customers frequently and updated drawings/designs based on customer requests.
    ● Utilized knowledge of various engineering practices, mathematics, materials, and other physical sciences to complete drawings.
    ● Worked closely with other design and engineering staff, making sure everyone is up-to-date with assigned tasks.
    ● Visited job sites to acquire accurate measurements for drawings/designs.
    ● Tracked and maintained document/drawing control based on company procedures and format.
    ● Set up and maintained document/drawing control in compliance company protocols and procedure

Education

  • Schoolcraft College Associate of Applied Science, Computer Aided Drafting & Design, - 2009 – 2012 Activities and Societies: - RELEVANT COURSEWORK
    • Advanced Drawing Views and Descriptive Geometry
    • Detailing SolidWorks
    • Machining Elements and Design
    • Tool Die and Fixture Design
    • Engineering Graphics
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Trigonometry
    • Advanced Physics

Licenses & Certifications

  • AISC Steel Detailing Course American Institute of Steel Construction & National Institute of Steel Detailing May 2017 – Present See credential
  • SolidWorks Sheet Metal Course DASI Solutions Jan 2016 – Present See credential
Stats

Age: 31

Joined: June 24, 2022

Last seen: September 16, 2022

Area of Expertise
Automotive Design Machine Design 3D Printing Design 3D Modelling General Design Gadgets Design DIY Design Custom Miniatures General CAD Drafting Mechanical Drafting Packaging Design Concept Design Engineering Design Mechanical Engineering Medical Devices Design Prototype Tooling Patent Drawings Copyrights 3D Design Services CAD Drawing Services Open Innovation Tool Design Services 2D to 3D Conversion Services Prototype Design Services Reverse Engineering SolidWorks Design Services AutoCAD Drafting & Design HVAC Design Services Sheet Metal Design Fabrication Drawings Services 3D Solid Modeling SolidWorks Engineering Services Mechanical 3D Rendering Part-to-CAD Modeling Rapid Prototyping Services 3D Product Rendering and Design HDR Rendering Design 3D Models of Machine Parts Design Engineering Services 2D CAD Drafting Services Assembly Drawing Services Assembly Modeling Services 3D Presentation Design Prototype Design Engineering AutoCAD Drawing Services Robotics Design Services CAD Drafting Services Machine Drawing Services CAD Drawing Standardization Paper to CAD Conversion Mechanical Design Services Metal Design and Fabrication Standardization of Drawings 2D CAD Design Services Part to CAD Inspection Electronic Prototyping and Design Services 3D Interior Visualization Mechanical CAD Design Manufacturing Drawings Paper to AutoCAD Conversion 3D Product Demo 3D Product Modeling Product Engineering Services 2D to 3D Modeling Isometric Drawing Services 3D Visualization Services Packaging Concept Design Photorealistic Rendering Mechanical Drawing Services Design for Manufacturing and Assembly Drafting and Design Services Design for Additive Manufacturing Steel Detailing Services

Languages

English Full professional proficiency

Spanish Limited working proficiency

Location

Ann Arbor, MI, United States