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Design Quality Control

Location:
Phoenix, Arizona, 85013, United States
Posted:
May 28, 2010

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***** C. *****

** *. ********* ***. ****

PHOENIX, AZ 85013

(678) ***-**** *****.*****@*****.***

Currently, I perform a dual role, primarily as Senior Cad Designer and as

Cad Design Supervisor. On a day to day basis I engaged with the design,

manufacturing, programming and quality control departments to identify and

resolve issues affecting production and new model launch. I have acquired

extensive experience in research and development, sheet metal fabrication,

automotive component design, structural design, packaging & assembly and

surface creation. I have been particularly effective in implementing

industry standards & policies thereby increasing productivity and reducing

cost. Under my charge the cad department has shown marked improvement in

implementing engineering changes, utilizing ANSI Y14.5 drafting standards

and incorporating GD&T principles. I also possess strong knowledge of

advanced quality management concepts, including Six Sigma, Design for

Manufacturing, FMEAs, DVP&R and quality planning procedures. Also, another

personal strength is my ability to mentor junior designers and cad

technicians in drafting standards, design techniques and basic engineering

principles. I am Catia V5 trained by Rand Worldwide Inc. and a

participating member of C.O.E. (Catia Operators Exchange).

SKILLS:

V Extensive knowledge of the PPAP & APQP part approval process.

V Sound working knowledge of GD&T techniques and principles.

V Catia V5

V SmarTeam/Enovia

V SDRC

V Unigraphics NX5

V Pro-Engineer

V Word, Excel & PowerPoint

V Oracle & WERS

CAREER HISTORY:

CAD DESIGN SUPERVISOR

VIKING RANGE CORP., Greenwood, MS 38930 5/2008 - Present

Supervise and coordinate day to day job responsibilities of designers and

cad technicians. Effectively promote the software migration from Pro-

Engineer to Catia V5. Establish and maintain procedural control of the

generation of engineering drawings and the release of Master Control Cad

Data. Standardized engineering change notice procedures. Perform as

engineering checker to ensure all drawings meet ANSI Y14.5 drafting

standards.

Lead contact for packaging issues, prototype reviews and the release of new

models. I prepared packaging studies for prototype reviews. Also, I was

charged with mentoring staff on engineering principles while utilizing Pro-

E and Catia V5 best practices and (GD&T) principles. Resolve and analyze

work related issues. Set up and adjust work schedules to meet production

timeline. Handle staff transfers, discharges and disciplinary measures.

SENIOR CAD DESIGNER - SDRC

YAMAHA MOTOR MANUFACTURING, Newnan, GA 30265 3/2008 - 5/2008

Responsibilities: Structural design of steel components and feasibility

studies of molded plastic components.

Software: SDRC.

SENIOR CAD DESIGNER - Catia V5

TIG-HITCO, Atlanta, GA 30318 1/2008 - 3/2008

Aerospace Sheet Metal

Responsibility: Packaging studies of aerospace sheet metal components.

Software: Catia V5.

SENIOR CAD DESIGNER/DESIGN LEADER

GILMORE & ASSOSCIATES, Marietta, GA 30064 6/2005 - 4/2007

As Design Leader, I administered day to day design requests and/or change

notices to designers based on the designers' ability. Utilized SmarTeam to

initiated engineering change notice and entered notice into workflow

process. Conducted design reviews between Engineering, Manufacturing and

Quality Control to ensure design intent is met and producible. Also, I was

responsible for the design of underbody components & body structures.

Programs: Ford Focus C170 & Ford F150 P415

Software: Catia V5 Generative Shape Design and Assembly Design.

SENIOR CAD DESIGNER

SANDERSON INDUSTRIES, Atlanta, GA 9/2003 - 6/2005

As Senior Cad Designer, my responsibilities included conducting design

reviews between Engineering and Program Management to ensure timelines and

design intent was met and measurable.

Also, I was charged with the implementation of engineering changes and the

creation of 2D documentation using Unigraphics NX5 and Catia V5.

Program: Chrysler Mini Van and Lincoln Town Car

Software: Catia V5 Generative Shape Design, Part Model Solid Design and

Assembly Design

DESIGN LEADER

LEAR SEATING CORPORATION, Dearborn, MI 9/1997 - 9/2003

Supervised work schedules and job assignments of 8 designers. Conducted

design reviews between Engineering and Program Management to ensure

timelines and design intent was met and measurable. Wrote and tracked

engineering changes till quality control signoff and approval. I also

performed feasibility and packaging studies of the installation of seat

structure and electro-mechanical components.

Program: Ford Motor Company, Taurus & Sable

Software: PDGS & SDRC

EDUCATION & TRAINING:

BS, Mechanical Engineering - Bryson University - Columbus, Ms

AA, Drafting Technology, Highland Park College, Highland Park, MI

Automotive Design Courses, Henry Ford Community College,

Dearborn, MI

Engineering Courses, University Of Detroit, Detroit, MI

Catia V5 Certification, Rand Worldwide Inc., Greenwood, MS

AFFILIATIONS:

C.O.E.(Catia Operators Exchange), participating member.



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