codyw
Global rank:
10,284 / 48,054
Skill pts: 5

About

I have a strong background in machining, machine building, and machine design. I have designed and built millions of dollars worth of automation and robotics equipment.

I can help with your automation design needs, as well as just providing drafting/detail drawing services for your existing designs.

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Experience

  • Machine Builder BCS-AIS · Full-time Aug 2021 – Present 9 mos Winona, MN, United States I build automated assembly and inspection equipment from 2D and 3D engineering drawings/models. I troubleshoot issues while building, and provide mechanical assistance during debug and install.
  • Automation Design Engineer Ashley Furniture Industries · Full-time Oct 2017 – Aug 2021 3 yrs 10 mos Arcadia, WI, United States I concepted and designed automated and robotic equipment for the assembly of furniture. I oversaw the automation projects from initial design through successful install and startup.
  • Mechanical Design Engineer Loos Machine and Automation · Full-time Jul 2017 – Oct 2017 3 mos Colby, WI, United States I designed automated food processing equipment to be built in the shop and installed in many different customers' facilities.
  • Tool and Die Machine Builder TRW Automotive · Full-time Aug 2013 – Jul 2017 3 yrs 11 mos Winona, MN, United States I built automated assembly and inspection equipment from 2D and 3D drawings and models. I also provided mechanical assistance during debug and install of the equipment.
  • Toolmaker Fastenal · Full-time Nov 2010 – Aug 2013 2 yrs 9 mos Winona, MN, United States I programmed, setup, and ran many different CNC Mills, lathes, wire and sinker EDM machines, and grinders to make custom tooling and equipment for the production shop.

Education

  • Minnesota State College Southeast Asscociate level, Computer Aided Drafting and Design, A 2014 – 2016 2 year associates degree in Computer Aided Drafting and Design.
  • Minnesota State College Southeast Diploma, Computerized Precision Machining, A 2010 – 2013 2 year precision machining diploma.