Manufacturing Solutions
Global rank:
3,501 / 37,700
Skill pts: 6


Born, raised, and educated in Portugal, Europe. Emigrated to the United States in 1985, now an American citizen.
Married, two daughters, two grand-daughters.


  • President/Owner Manufacturing Solutions, LLC · Oct 2017 – Present 3 yrs 6 mos Flemington, NJ 08822, USA Providing manufacturing consulting and CAD/CAM services as an independent contractor.
  • Manufacturing Engineer Tessler & Weiss, Inc · Oct 1986 – Jul 2018 31 yrs 9 mos Union, NJ, USA After having worked at this company, a jewelry manufacturer, as a tool & die maker for about 5 years I was promoted to tool-room supervisor, then to toolroom manager, and ultimately to the position of Manufacturing Manager/Engineer.

    Extensive involvement in product development decisions, manufacturing practices, hand-on involvement in strategy execution.

  • Architectural Draftsman/ Assistant Manuel Rodrigues Gouveia · Oct 1982 – Oct 1984 2 yrs Portugal, Europe At this company I was the person creating architectural drawings for government approval, as per architects’ specifications. This job required very fine communication skills and it led me to the need to learn mechanical engineering, which in turn led me to my present professional career


  • Escola Tecnica de Seia, Portugal, Europe Certificate , Architectural and Construction Drafting and Design 1982 – 1984
  • Escola Tecnica de Seia, Portugal, Europe MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, MECHANICAL , Did not complete course due to a immigration timing. 1982 – 1984
Area of Expertise


English Native or bilingual proficiency

Portuguese Native or bilingual proficiency

Spanish Limited working proficiency

French Elementary proficiency


Flemington, NJ, United States