Design career started in 2005 after graduating highschool. Taught on the job by German Engineers and continued to learn through on the job experiences. Worked on thousands of designs in the automotive, and medical sector, continuing to grow in to a senior designer. With thousand of manufactured parts to date i feel like I am now ready to start my freelancing career and provide top tier support for clients.

Experience

  • Designer Mopec Jul 2018 – Present 1 yrs 4 mos Oak Park, MI, USA Design, review, and release products based on customer specifications for production. Manage and follow design through all departments from start to finish. Work with department leads for review of designs and implement design changes as required for ease of manufacturing. Provide engineering support for bids/sales which includes product customization based on customer specifications, equipment layouts, architectural rough-in specs, and attend customer sign-off meetings for finalization of quotes and orders. Provide support for marketing which includes renders using Keyshot software, specification sheets on standard products, manuals, and any other documentation using Office suite and Adobe suite. Create and maintain a streamlined CAD Library in Solid Edge, Solidworks, and Sketchup to accommodate rapid pace environment and to create uniform standards for an evolving industry. Provide Visual ERP support, including bill of materials, part maintenance, part revisions, and standardize components to be used across all platforms.
  • Lead Designer Geolean USA May 2016 – Jun 2018 2 yrs 1 mos Livonia, MI, USA Created High Quality Renders for sales/Marketing (See makitlean.com). Provided Documentation and standards. Trained new employees in Design and Developed design standards. Developer of Geolean Sketchup / Solidworks / Solid Edge Library. Developer of Geolean Bill of Materials / Cut-List for Sketchup. Developer of Geolean Quick Flow Rack Guide. Engaged in design/build requirements and orchestrate the resources to bring projects to completion. Learn functionality of proprietary product line and part references to incorporate into effective mechanical machine designs. Translated verbal and written design requests into innovative design solutions. Engaged in hands-on product development process with support from other departments. Supported current processes and continuous improvement efforts.
  • Designer Trilogiq USA Jun 2015 – May 2016 11 mos Livonia, MI, USA Engaged in design/build requirements and orchestrate the resources to bring projects to completion. Learned functionality of proprietary product line and part references to incorporate into effective mechanical machine designs. Translated verbal and written design requests into innovative design solutions. Engaged in hands-on product development process with support from other departments. Supported current processes and continuous improvement efforts. Interfaced successfully with all internal customer departments (customer service, purchasing, sales, etc.) and external customers as required to manage projects. Supported functional areas such as machining and CNC programming as required
  • Designer / Documentation Specialist SCA Schucker LP Oct 2005 – Jun 2015 9 yrs 8 mos Novi, MI, USA Read, designed, and interpreted blueprints, technical drawings, schematics and computer-generated reports. Worked with customers to provide documentation for installation, operating, and maintenance. Worked with sales for conceptual layouts and documentation for future projects. Worked closely with engineers to design and maintain future products. Planned and evaluated design costs and manufacturing by working closely with vendors. Recommended design modifications to eliminate machine and system malfunctions.

Education

  • Franklin High School High School Diploma, NA, 3.2 GPA 2001 – 2005 High School Diploma