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Engineer Mechanical

Location:
Round Rock, Texas, 78664, United States
Posted:
March 25, 2011

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******* *********

**** ****** ***, ***** ****, TX 78664

(Cell) 512-***-**** (EMAIL) *************@*****.***

SUMMARY

Customer focused, self motivated Senior Mechanical Engineer with over 10 years of experience in

product design, manufacturing, and testing. Natural leader and effective communicator who facilitates

success, commitment, and teamwork.

Problem solving International Supplier Management

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Project Management High Volume Manufacturing

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Product Definition and Scoping Honesty and Integrity

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TECHNICAL SKILLS

Pro Engineer and SolidWorks (CAD) Design Failure Mode Effect Analysis (DFMEA)

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Management of Large Assemblies Instron, Optical Comparator Machine

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MS Office Suite Pro Mechanica Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

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Tolerance Analysis Injection molding, Sheet metal & Die Casting

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SolarBridge Technology, Austin, TX OCT. 2010 – Present

Senior Mechanical Engineer

• Instrumental in bringing to market industry first micro inverter with a 25 yr. warranty. Used Solidworks to design,

evaluate and implement various parts and assemblies. Worked through many complex issues that arise with

industry first technology.

SurfaceInk, Round Rock, TX AUG.-OCT. 2010

Senior Mechanical Engineer

• Used ProEngineer to design and develop IP67 GPS device for marine application. Delivered on an

aggressive schedule that only allowed 5 weeks of design from conceptual 2d renderings to tool release.

DELL INC., Round Rock, TX 2000-2010

Senior Mechanical Engineer, 2006-2010

Key areas of contribution include:

Next Generation Latitude Products: Led mechanical product definition investigations for two

Latitude notebooks. Drove decisions that optimized marketing, industrial design, and engineering

requirements. Led analysis of manufacturability, cost, weight, and size tradeoffs, using

Pro/ENGINEER modeling to drive consensus.

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Latitude Z600: Led the mechanical development of notebook with innovative features while

engaging with a Taiwan-based original design manufacturer (“ODM”) new to Dell. Drove initiative

with ODM to adapt ODM’s notebook validation process to develop test suite that did not compromise

Latitude quality. Delivered innovative features such as:

World’s thinnest 16 inch notebook

World’s first wireless charging solution for a notebook computer

World’s first notebook with Edge Touch TM

First Dell notebook with seamless display cover

Tablet XT-Took over lead mechanical engineering role during first critical months of

development. Drove key decisions among marketing, industrial design, and engineering that

optimized size, weight, performance, and manufacturability goals.

Tablet XT Media/Battery Slice-Developed and implemented dampened latching mechanism that

became the model for slices and docks going forward.

Mechanical Development Engineer, 2000-2006

Collaborated with cross functional teams from concept to mass production for various products.

Generated conceptual proposals. Performed cost analysis, weight and form factor analysis, scheduling,

documentation, tolerance analysis, and stress analysis using ProMechanica. Conducted reliability testing,

shock and vibration testing, electro-magnetic compatibility testing and supervised tooling and

manufacturing. Designed and maintained various mass produced parts and assemblies as part of in-house

design team. Interfaced directly with suppliers for manufacturability considerations and negotiating

critical to function feature tolerances. Generated control drawings, reviewed, and signed off on first

article inspections.

PATENTS

Scroll Wheel Device for Portable Computers (US Pat. No. 6,724,365 B1)

Computer With Thermal Cooling and a Thermal Cooling System and Method (US Pat No.

6,501,647 B1)

• Information Handling System Flexible Security Lock (Patent Pending)

System and Method for Self-Stowing Information Handling System Lid Latch (Patent

Pending)

System and Method for Releasing Peripheral Slice from an Information Handling System

(Patent Pending)

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas, Austin, TX

Pro Engineer - Advanced modeling, Surfacing, Sheet Metal Design, Mechanisms, and Mechanica

SolidWorks – Advanced Design, Advanced Drawings, Sheet Metal, Surfaces, Weldments and

COSMOSXpress

Getting the Edge, Mastering Work and Life Flow - The Effective Edge, TM Inc.

Systematic Innovation - C2C Solutions, Inc.



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