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Engineer Design

Howell, Michigan, United States
January 13, 2018

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GD&T Design Leader, Dimensional Engineer, Design Checker in Aerospace, Automotive. Unigraphics NX, Teamcenter / Catia, SmartTeam software graphics. 3D Model Base Definition.

GM, Warren, MI – Chassis Components Division May 2015 - July 2017

Designer / Dimensional Engineer (Contract)

Applied GD&T design checking using NX Model base definition and PMI design.

Design and check chassis components on automotive and truck and model releases.

Use of Teamcenter PLM model releases. GD&T instruction / mentoring to designers.

GULFSTREAM AEROSPACE, Savannah GA - Business Jet Mfg. Nov 2014 - May 2015

Design Checker (Contract)

GD&T checker of all aspects of the G650 aircraft, embedded model base definition.

Catia V5 checking functions for clash analysis, movement of inertia, fit form and function.

Workflow release in Smarteam for the Advanced Vehicle Integration department.

ROLLS ROYCE AEROSPACE, Indianapolis, IN - Gas Turbine Engines Sept 2012 - Nov 2014

Design Checker (Contract)

GD&T checking for Boeing 787 Trent, V22 Osprey AE1107C, JSF (Joint Strike Force) 135 Fighter engines using Unigraphics NX Teamcenter for final release / production.

Initiated PLM and document legacy data for both military and commercial products.

Managed and experienced in hiring, evaluating, reviewing and mentoring all designers.

Adhering to GD&T ASME for part fit, form and function / stack tolerance analysis.

Use of NX7.5, Teamcenter for part design to current check and release process.

Checked all castings, actuators, pneumatic and hydraulic valves, use of VisVue software

Checked as turbine jet engine, hydraulics, brackets adhering to ITAR and Export Control

NAVISTAR DEFENSE, Madison Heights, MI-Military Defense Trucks July 2010 - Sept 2012

Design Checker (Contract).

Distribute design work and checking 2D drawings and 3D math data t fit, form function.

Adhere to the ASME 14.5 standards. Teamcenter workflow for release documentation.

Adhere to the GD&T mentoring and drawing standards instruction to new hire designers.

Applied Teamcenter checking hydraulics, brakes configuration for MRAP vehicles.

INFOTECH AEROSPACE/PRATT&WHITNEY, Puerto Rico Jet Engines. July 2009 - Nov 2010

Senior Design Analyst (Direct)

Checked GD&T 2D & 3D on UG NX4 supports military aircraft gas turbine jet engines.

Performed multiple part tolerance stack-ups to GD&T AMSE 14.5 Y standards.

Checked Gas jet engine, hydraulics, brackets, other designs / ITAR and Export Control.

TRW AUTOMOTIVE, Livonia, MI – Braking Systems Oct 2000 - Jan 2009

Supervisor - Design Engineer / Checker (Direct)

Checked ABS Foundation Brakes on modules, valve design, calipers, gages, calipers.

Design Supervisor role, Management by Objectives and Time Management techniques.

Supervised designers in ABS braking systems, Design Check & Release Engineer.

Mentored successfully and engineering data translation to India outsourced supplier.

Applied Fit, Form and Function on castings, actuators, pneumatic and hydraulic valves.

Developed customer 3D math data tracking sheet for on time delivery and product

Performed employee performance reviews, EP&DP (Work Performance Review).

Program / Project Management leadership, concept to completion, MBO.

Applied Root Cause Analysis problem solving skills as needed and when necessary.

Applied Six Sigma Green Belt applications being certified and use of their practices.

PIOLAX CORPORATION, Ann Arbor, MI – Plastic Injection Molding Nov 1998 - Oct 2000

Design Engineering Manager (Direct)

Management and design of hydraulics, fuel systems, stampings, injection molds.

Overseeing the engineering dept. of (4) design engineers.

Provided project direction, design, control, and planning for new product development.

Increased sales at Honda / Lincoln $85,000 / $50,000 respectively with new designs

Increased sales of $2.1M for (7) projects and customer satisfaction.

Developed and implemented training manuals for all new hired personal.

GENERAL MOTORS, Warren & Troy, MI – Automotive Vehicle Mfg. Jan 1992 - Nov 1998

Design Engineer (contract)

Design and development of chassis systems, fuel tanks, combustion gas engines.

Design transport tubing, rollover vales, sender units for GMT 800 truck and powertrain.

Trained efficiently working on Unigraphics NX obtaining 10,000 hours of use.

MCDONNELL DOUGLAS-BOEING Long Beach, CA – Jet Manufacturer Oct 1989 - May 1991 Drafting / Designer (contract)

Drafting and design programs for the C-17 Global Airlifter and MD80.

Design and drafting structures, nacelles, hydraulics, landing gear, brakes on CADD.

Application of GD&T dimensional requirement standards and principles.


MS - Engineering Management - Barrington University New York, NY Graduated 1998

BS - Product and Tool - Porter School of Engineering Design Rocky Hill, CT Graduated 1972

AS - Business Administration - Post College Waterbury, CT Graduated 1977

Certificate - Design Engineering - Centre for Professional Studies – Troy, MI Completed 2010

SGT- NG Army 2nd Batt. 102nd Light Weapons Infantry–Vietnam Era-Honorable Discharge 1972

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