Andy Cripps
Global rank:
254 / 25,500
Skill pts: 90
1st 1st Place


  • Design Engineer Rutland Plastics Dec 2018 – Present 11 mos Oakham, Rutland, UK Following a successful placement year at Rutland Plastics in 2016-17, a full time role in the Design & Project Engineering Department was offered. This role offers increased responsibilities, including but not limited to: - Design for Manufacture reports for customers' designs, to improve tooling and/or part cost - Input into customers' product/component designs - Compilation of tooling and moulding quotations - Project management (including liaison with customers, tool makers and suppliers) - Design of jigs and fixtures to aid other departments (production, quality assurance, etc) - Design of robot hands and end of arm tooling for production automation - Support of the current placement student
  • Design Egineer Rieke Packaging Jul 2018 – Dec 2018 5 mos Leicester, UK Working in the New Product Development department, designing new concepts for dispensing products.
  • Student Designer Rutland Plastics Aug 2016 – Aug 2017 1 yrs Oakham, Rutland, UK Directly consulting customers on design for manufacture and live design briefs, as well as managing quotes and enquiries. Also responsible for running the in-house 3D printing bureau (operating and maintaining the Connex 350 machine).


  • Loughborough University First Class BSc (Hons), Product Design & Technology 2018 graduation

Licenses & Certifications

  • Diploma in Professional Studies Loughborough University Jul 2018 – Present
  • BSc (Hons) Product Design and Technology Loughborough University Jul 2018 – Present


Leicester, England, United Kingdom