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3D Design 3D Mechanical Design Assembly Design AutoCAD Casting CATIA catia v5 Catia v5 modelling CIDEON Design Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA) ENOVIA SmarTeam Engineering Express Fusion 360 Manufacturing Design plastics products design Plastics Tooling Design powertrain Sheet Metal Design Solidworks SolidWorks 3DEXPERIENCE PLM Services
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About

~15+ years of experience
~Project Management Professional (PMP)
~Design capabilities range from sheet metal to full 1000+ part assemblies
~Plastic vacuum forming experience
~Casting experience
~Wide range of Cad program knowledge including Catia and SolidWorks
~Lean Manufacturing, liaison and Kaizen team lead with DFM and DFSS oriented

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Experience

  • Mechanical design Engineer self contractor · Full-time Jun 2020 – Present 2 yrs 2 mos Charleston, SC, United States Remote engineer with on site visits as required.
    Create Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Production, Engineering, Sales, Customer service workflow.
    Reverse Engineer client parts.
    Conduct Engineering design reviews.
    Assist production with prototype builds.
    Utilize SolidWorks design software and PLM.
    Create manufacturing documents, including 2D drawings.
  • Project Design Engineer Hubner Manufacturing · Full-time Feb 2018 – Jun 2020 2 yrs 4 mos Charleston, SC, United States roject Engineer for new train diaphragm. Created patents, development of 3D design, testing and execution.
    Patent: RUBBER SUSPENSION UNIT OF A DIAPHRAGM ASSEMBLY FOR PASSAGE BETWEEN RAIL CARS - application number (hidden)/(hidden)/(hidden)
    Project Design Engineer of bus and rail Gangways/articulating bellows.
    Utilized Catia V5 for 3D design work along with Cideon PLM and SAP ERP system.
    Designed gangway bellows for trains and buses.
    Designed rubber ends for trains.
    Served as the firm's primary rubber engineer/expert.
    Reallocated/re-disposition inventory, saving approx. $30,000.
  • Freelance CAD Designer self contractor · Self-employed Jan 2016 – Feb 2019 3 yrs 1 mos Charleston, SC, United States 3D printing and scanning business as well as design service.
    Created marketing plans, networked and expanded 3D printing and scanning regional knowledge.
    Create custom solutions for engineering purpose from clients needs (napkin to production services).
  • Project Engineer Thunderfire Technologies · Full-time Oct 2013 – Sep 2015 1 yrs 11 mos Charleston, SC, United States Engineer of fire apparatus and heavy trucking customized designs. Supported the Asian heavy trucking market.
    Translated technical documents for design requirements from Mandarin to English.
    Created 3D models, production drawings and technical documentation for:
    fire pump, valves, piping, foam systems and pump structures.
    sheet metal/BIW design
    hydraulic systems
    chassis integration
    Maintained product life cycle documentation.
  • Team Captain and Engineering Lead American LaFrance · Full-time Mar 2004 – Jun 2013 9 yrs 3 mos Charleston, SC, United States Managed engineering team for fire apparatus design.
    Lead an Engineering team of 8.
    Served as engineering liaison.
    Worked interdisciplinary between upper management, purchasing, sales, manufacturing and customer service.
    Maintained product life cycle documentation for all vehicle designs.
    Created production improvement method of measuring/squaring finished parts.. Saved 5,000hrs/$325,000.
    Improved quality inspection by 60% by updating documentation and processes.
    Design responsibilities included:
    automotive, vocational and Emergency vehicle chassis design
    drivelines, air tank schematics
    pump house design, pump and plumbing for fire apparatus
    2010 & 2013 EPA ATD design, Cummins engine configurations, chassis configuration.
    Utilized Catia V5, IMS, Shop tech, DOT standards, Gemini chassis program to perform duties.

Education

  • Central Florida Community College X, Mechanical Engineering 2000 – 2003
  • Engineering and Manufacturing Institute of Technology Diploma, Engineering 1997 – 1999

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