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Design Engineer Product Development

Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
August 29, 2017

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Scott Entenman (cel) 612 *** ****

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Product development professional with 25 years’ experience developing and launching medical devices. Experience includes: developing design requirements, product concepting and platform development, technical documentation creation, design transfer, and continuation engineering. Self-starter who approaches every project with a strategic mindset and drive for results.

Career Skills

Strong leader – recognized by colleagues, management and cross-functional team members for exceptional project management skills and a collaborative management approach.

Effective communicator – clearly able to define project requirements, direct activities among diverse groups, and effectively present technical information to internal and external audiences.

Creative problem-solver - adept at finding creative real world solutions for difficult problems.

Strong cross-functional mindset – deep understanding and appreciation for cross- functional requirements and duties during product development and design transfer and production to enable solutions favorable to multiple stake holders

Fluent in SolidWorks, DbWorks (document vaulting and control software), MS Word


Named as co-inventor on 10 plus patents (US and International) Experience

Augustine Biomedical and Design, Eden Prairie, MN

Senior Design Engineer


Responsible for development and continuation engineering for products sold into anesthesia, veterinary and home healthcare markets. Accomplishments include:

Design and development of Hot Dog Patient Warming Device platform

Design and development of PureZone Filtration Pillow

Led and participated in Hazard Analysis of overall patient warming system (company preferred method), participated in FMEA with contract electrical/software firm for internal controls and embedded software and firmware

Led initiative to bring Hot Dog Patient Warming manufacturing in house from OEM manufacturer improving quality, inventory control and cost reduction

Manage interactions with suppliers

Primary interface with CSA for electrical safety approvals (PureZone Product line)

Primary interface with Intertek for initial UL60601 1st and 2nd Ed approvals (HotDog Patient Warming)

Secondary contact for Intertek for IEC 60601 3rd ED approval Arizant Healthcare (Augustine Medical), Eden Prairie, MN Senior Design Engineer


Responsible for the design and development of a new fluid warming product platform. Accomplishments include:

Coordination of design and development teams for both disposable product and hardware associated with Patient Fluid Warming

Participated in FMEA both hardware and disposable (performed pre-work determining which components systems would be analyzed and from what point of view)

Taking Patient Fluid Warming product from concept to pre-production in 3 months

Displacing number one market leader in fluid warming and achieving 75% market share in 3 years eventually reaching 95% market share

Design and 3D modeling of all parts and assemblies and interface with ID firm in enclosure design concepting

Completed all engineering drawings associated with Fluid Warming products

Responsible for taking enclosure design through three different manufacturing processes each used for field release (Two part urethane casting, Pressure forming, Injection molding)

Extensive field experience with customers to trouble shoot product issues and product improvements

Co-designer for specialty Bair Hugger Patient warming blankets (cardiac, Pediatric) Design Engineer

Responsible for the design and development of the next generation Bair Hugger Patient Warming System. Accomplishments include:

Extensive use of shop to produce prototypes and field models

Ushered the company into 3D Cad design and defined associated platforms

Extensive field work (hospital and clinic) to gain knowledge of product needs and user requirements for continuations engineering and new products Education


Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

Drafting, design, build, assemblies, attention, accuracy, Microsoft office, 3d, pdmworks, self-starter

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