30 years experience in CAD Design for Machining, Fabrication and Tool & Die in Automotive and Appliance manufacturing. Working with aluminum casting dies, sheet metal stamping dies and many types of manufacturing automation industrial equipment.
Mechanical Designer & Project Mananger
PW Tooling Services, LLC
Feb 2019 –
6 mos Columbia, TN, USA
My personal business that is full time. Working on Industrial Equipment designs as well as contract machining and manufacturing components. Hands on assembly, troubleshooting and installation at customer facilities.
New Tooling and Machining Supervisor
Teknia Automotive Nashville
Jan 2013 –
6 yrs 2 mos Nashville, TN, USA
Responsible for the building of new product tooling and manufacturing equipment. Working with outside designers as well as first-hand designing complex tooling and managing a team of as many as 16 professionals to machine and build these resources. Also managed outside customers' needs for design and manufacture of die and automation equipment components.
Wright Industries, Inc.
Apr 1998 –
14 yrs 4 mos Nashville, TN, USA
Responsible for the manufacture and build of sheet metal stamping dies and automation equipment components. My role started with the release of designs from engineering to the delivery of finished components for assembly. This included the procurement of materials and machining tooling. Often interacted with engineering for machining and manufacturing cost-reduction and feasibility aspects.
Licenses & Certifications
Certified as Associate for Mechanical Design
Jun 2019 –