Jeff Peterson has 20 yeas 3D CAD experience and he started his career working in a small machine shops and factories. He graduated up through the trades. Got his degree in Vocational Education in Machine Trades after a short career teaching High School he took a position in industry as a inspector in the quality control department of an automotive seat belt company. He was promoted into engineering where he was assigned to the drafting and modeling department. From there he was promoted into a new R&D department. He came up with many new ideas and 5 were patented. And being the designer he was responsible for the product including purchasing, incoming inspection, manufacturing, testing, quality control, shipping and finally field return analysis. He furthered his career by taking a position position with an automotive supplier as a designer of plastic parts, rubber hoses, ridged steel tubes, stamped metal, plastic injection molds for Ford, Chrysler, GM, Honda, Nissan, John Deere, Caterpillar, and Navistar.
Jeff is a great fit for any mechanical design, tool design, project management, new product development or process analysis because of his extensive experience in design, manufacturing, product development, machine trades, quality control, 3D modeling, drafting, print reading, design and creative imagination.
Feb 2015 completed CATIA modler, Enovia and Kola training.
Jeff also had an antique repair/refinish/woodworking side business so he is familiar with furniture manufacturing
Manufacturing engineering, machining, 3D CAD design, Plastic part design, mold design, tool design, fixture design, gauge design, 2D drafting, medical equipment design and repair, GD&T, SPC, woodworking, automotive interior design, safety systems (seat restraints) design. Test machine design, Test design, Work instructions, time studies, operator training, quality control. Five patents for restraint component design.
Worked with Ford, GM, Chrysler, Honda, Nissan, John Deere, Caterpillar, Navistar, Volvo, Seat belts, child seats, mold design, machining, tube design, hose design, glass, design, seal design, machine design, furniture design, machining . fixture design, time studies
MS office, SDRC i-deas, AutoCAD Inventor, AutoCAD Mechanical Desktop, Pro-E, Siemens NX, KOLA, CATIA, Enovia, Time studies, Operator Instructions, Operator Training and Quality Control, FMEA, Kaizen, 5 why, plant layout, material handling, lean manufacturing, cell layout
Purdur in 2011
(AS, Biomedical Engineering)
Purdue in 1976
(BS, Mechanical Engineering)