SteveStidham
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5,992 / 32,806
Skill pts: 5
2D Drafting CAD Design CATIA catia v5 CNC Machining Die Design Drafting Drafting Shop Drawings nx cad assembly modelling nx cad drafting Process Engineering rhino3D RhinoCAM Rhinoceros (RhinoCAD, Rhino 3D) Surface Design Surface Modeling Tool Design word WorkNC worknc

About

I have a strong background in Stamping. My experiences include Die design for Tesla Motors, Gauge and Fixture Design for CG Automation, and currently FEA and Process Engineering for Toyota Motors.

My Skills include Catia Surfacing, Process development, FEA, NX for Die Design and surfacing, and Rhino3D for rapid prototyping.

Experience

  • Die Face Engineer Toyota Motors · Full-time May 2019 – Present 1 yrs 4 mos Georgetown, KY, United States I design Stamping Processes for Transfer, Tandem, Line, and Progressive dies. I also do FEA studies on these processes.
  • Tool and Die Specialist MUBEA · Full-time May 2018 – May 2019 1 yrs Florence, KY, United States Tool and Die repair and trouble shooting. Process implementation, Process study an improvement, Training Apprentices
  • Gauge and Fixture Designer CG Automation · Full-time May 2017 – May 2018 1 yrs Grand Rapids, MI, United States Gauge and Fixture Design for the Automotive Industry
  • Die Design Engineer Tesla Motors · Full-time May 2013 – May 2017 4 yrs Grand Rapids, MI, United States I designed progressive, transfer, tandem, and line dies for the model s, x, and 3 automobiles. I also built tools in Grand Rapids, repaired and trouble shot tools in Fremont Ca, and chased tools in japan during builds

Education

  • Northern Michigan University B.A. , Product & Concept Design 2005 – 2009

Other experience

  • Longboard and Skateboard design and production from (hidden) i Designed and fabricated custom longboards and skateboards.

    Molds were fabricated using a hobby CNC router that i designed and built.

    Maple laminates were pressed via a vacuum process.

    Board Profiles were cut using a cnc router.
  • Hobby CNC Design Design and building hobby CNC routers
    controller build and programming
    electronics assembly

Licenses & Certifications

  • Catia - Advanced Surface and Part Design Rand 3D Techinical Training Services Sep 2019 – Present See credential
  • AutoForm R8-Process Engineering II Autoform Engineering USA Jul 2019 – Present See credential
  • AutoForm R8-Process Engineering I Autoform Engineering USA Jul 2019 – Present See credential
  • AutoForm R*-Springback I&II Autoform Engineering USA Jan 2019 – Present See credential
Stats

Languages

English Native or bilingual proficiency

Location

Georgetown, KY, United States