Over 20 years of experience with CAD/D in various industries with a broad understanding of engineering environments. Organized professional augmented by a unique blend of excellent technical, customer service and hands-on skills. Versed in Adobe Creative Suite: various design & graphics related tools and apps. Stratasys Certified 3D Printer Technician.
Senior CAD designer & PDM administrator
Reno Refractories, Inc. · Full-time
Apr 2017 –
5 yrs 3 mos
Birmingham, AL, United States
Developed and maintained all engineering and design documentation. This included design and creation of shop and customer drawing packets, BOMs, revision control, ECOs, internal file structures, templates, processes and component procurement. Responsible for all SolidWorks and PDM administration. Provided technical sales support and onsite project management. Introduced and maintained internal project management apps. Coordinated and monitored progress of work. Provided shop support for mould modifications, fabrication, new design guidance and usage.
Managed in-house 3D printer and 3-axis CNC foam systems for prototyping and mould making. Responsible for hiring, training and managing junior draftsmen.
Additive Manufacturing Technician & Application Engineer
CADimensions, Inc · Full-time
Apr 2015 –
Wexford, PA, United States
Provided technical support to current Stratasys install base for both FDM and Polyjet technologies. Completed installation and onsite software training for Dimension, Fortus, and Objet Desktop product line. Solved any ongoing support issues with Stratasys customer base. Provided technical support to Stratasys customer base. Performed field service repairs to current Stratasys customer base. Developed application-driven marketing, blogs, and technical support resources for customers and colleagues. Analyzed prospect applications and benchmarks for various industries, including prototyping, bio-medical, manufacturing, production, injection molding, foundries and tooling.
Design Assurance Technician
MSA, Inc. · Contact
Sep 2014 –
Cranberry, PA, United States
Under contract and reported to the Engineering Manager for Design Assurance at MSA. Assisted in the transition from the current Pro/E PDMLink environment to a SolidWorks ePDM environment. Advised CAD users across a range of disciplines in best practices for product design using SolidWorks, Pro/E & ePDM. Tested and resolved issues associated with migrating Pro/E data from legacy PDMLink Vault to SolidWorks ePDM vault. Set up, tested, and resolved issues with global roll out of ePDM vault. Led engineers and designers in the best practice use of CAD tools (SolidWorks, Pro/E, ePDM, PDMLink administration). Trained CAD Users in established and developed procedures.
Sales Engineer & Designer/Drafter
Harbison Walker International · Full-time
Apr 2013 –
1 yrs 4 mos
undefined, PA, United States
Responsible for assigned project design and completing all associated drawings and BOMs. Utilized multiple 2D/3D CAD environments (AutoCad and Pro/E) to create ISO controlled drawings. Submitted controlled drawing and BOM packets under ISO 9001 guidelines and specifications. Worked directly with sales representatives, engineers, project managers, CSRs, and customers to gather missing information and/or resolve issues related to assigned projects. Served the iron, steel and industrial metals markets as well as some environmental, energy, and chemical-related markets with various refractory products.
Designer/Drafter & Sales Engineer
Power & Industrial Service, Corp · Full-time
Jan 1999 –
12 yrs 10 mos
Donora, PA, United States
Responsible for project design and completing all associated drawings, BOMs, and product data sheets. Sourced and implemented new materials from vendors to expedite production. Developed new product designs and product design changes. Worked with shop employees to solve problems with current production. Increased productivity and efficiency within the design phase of assigned projects.
Worked directly with customers to solve problems and answer technical questions concerning line of products. Traveled throughout US to reverse engineer equipment, troubleshoot faulty equipment, and perform quality control visits. Responsible for several patented designs that are still industry-leading products. Used SolidWorks for drafting and design on a daily basis.
Responsible for development and delivery of product demonstrations and representing the product to customers, including events such as expos and conferences. Responded to functional and technical elements of RFQs/RFPs. Conveyed customer requirements to engineering team. Traveled throughout sales territory (US & Canada). Used SolidWorks at various stages of project development.
ITT Technical Institute
Asscociate level, CAD Design and Drafting
1997 – 1999
Experience with various Stratasys & Ultimaker machines & software.