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Mechanical Engineer Design

San Carlos, California, United States
January 20, 2018

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Jack M. Yashio

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Professional Profile

I received my Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with concentrations in Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Advanced Stress Analysis, and Mechatronics. Applying my training, I accrued 18 years of experience emphasizing a hands-on approach to Design, Build, and Test for Medical, Military, and other high-tech industries. My areas of specialization are Design for Manufacturability (DfM at Stanford University), Stress Analysis, Vacuum Technology, and Welding/Brazing. Engineering Applications & Computer Skills

• Over 22,000 hours designing with SolidWorks (2004 through 2016), Pro/Engineer (Pro/E Creo 3.0 & Wildfilre 5.0) and AutoCAD (R12 through 2009)

• Over 10,000 hours of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) applying Solidworks Simulation, ANSYS (5.3 thru 12.1), Cosmos, & AutoCAD Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

• Competitive Design concepts & optimization of prototype fixtures facilitating the machining, welding, and assembly of equipment applying CAD, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), & Product Data Management.

• Successfully managed multiple product lines, simultaneously, from concept to production including setting up new workstations, managing budgets, & responsible for all aspects of document control, Product Life Cycle Mangement (PLM).

• Expert engineering documentation including GD & T, ANSI Y 14.5, ISO 9000, & Military Standards complying with all domestic and international requirements.

• Proficient QC measurement methods, documentation and tools including: calipers, micrometer, QC gages and other high-tech lab equipment (CMM, oscilloscopes, and multi-meters)

• E.I.T. certification (license #XE104044) from The California Board of Professional Engineers and held a Secret Security Clearance from the United States Department of Defense (1999) Professional Experience

Tecan Group Ltd., San Jose, CA 09/2017 – 12/2017

Mechanical Engineer (Contractor)

• Design, Built, and Tested an X, Y, and Z-Axis controls robot and Chiller System to mix biological reagents implementing Pro/E (CREO 3.0) and SAP

Northrup Grumman, Sunnyvale, CA 02/2017 – 08/2017

Mechanical Engineer (Contractor)

• Designing, Building, and Testing components and assemblies for propulsion and power generation systems for naval surface ships and submarines. PRO/E (Wildfire 5.0)

• Perform activities in a variety of cross-functional areas including materials planning, total quality management, procurement, supplier quality assurance, and material systems applying SAP. Cobham-Seatel, Concord, CA 05/2015 – 12/2016

Senior Mechanical Engineer

• Designing, Building, and Testing components and assemblies for Antennas and Satellite Communications (SATCOM) including Solidworks 2016, Solidworks simulation, Product Data Management (PDM), and Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) applying Agile and LN6.

• Design, Build, and Test electrical enclosures applying sheet metal design conforming to industry standards (CE, IEE, and UL)

Rapid Displays, Union City, CA 07/2014 – 05/2015

Mechanical Engineer - Responsible for all Design aspects of piece parts, assembly, BOM, and cosmetic appearance for an international customer base (USA, Canada, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Australia, and Mexico)

AccSys Technologies, Pleasanton, CA 09/2012 – 09/2013 Mechanical Engineer

• Designing, Building, and Testing components and assemblies for a Linear Accelerator for Boron Neutron Cancer Therapy (BNCT)

• Designed, Built, and Tested a 250 kW cooling system implementing CAD, Finite Element Analysis

(FEA), and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Menlo Park, CA 03/2011 – 12/2011 Mechanical Designer

• Designing, Building, and Testing components and assemblies for the United States Department of Energy (DoE) at Stanford University.

• Responsible for all Product Data Management (PDM) creating design layouts, tolerance studies, weldments, drawing schedules, engineering calculations, and detail. National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory, East Lansing, MI 11/2009 – 07/2010 Mechanical Design Engineer

• Designing, Building, and Testing components and fixtures for the United States Department of Energy

(DoE), National Superconducting Cyclotron at Michigan State University.

• Responsible for all aspects of Titanium Rail and Solenoid Design for Beta = 0.53 Linear Accelerator. Kloehn, Ltd., Las Vegas, NV 01/2008 – 12/2008

Mechanical Design Engineer

• Promoted from Mechanical Inspector to Mechanical Engineer; responsible for final mechanical inspection, overseeing 100% of Kloehn’s product shipments totaling $2M per month.

• Responsible for all aspects of piece part, assembly, and BOM for an international customer base. Brooks Automation, Petaluma, CA 02/2006 – 02/2007

Test Engineer

• Achieved Cu and Ag Brazer’s Certification (license #USA-06-08-70-007) from TUV Industry Service.

• Trained over 50 Technical Staff on Torque Specification, Vacuum Bake-Out Procedure, and Installation of Thermocouple lead wires.

Orthopedic Systems, Inc., Union City, CA 03/2003 - 04/2004 Mechanical Engineer

• Designed and programmed an automated Robotic Tester, saving 30 hours of production labor.

• Applied state-of-the-art Design-for-Manufacturability (DfM) concepts and methodologies for competitive product development saving $300k per year including; systematic methods to define and develop competitive products, enhance product features, reduce life-cycle costs and increase efficiency in development cycles.

Communications & Power Industries, Palo Alto, CA 02/1998 – 02/2002 Mechanical Engineer

• Designed and released over 100 prototype fixtures facilitating the assembly of microwave power tubes, applying CAD and Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

• Proficient at designing, testing, and measuring RF signals using spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, and other high tech lab equipment in a clean room environment.

• Supervised design, assembly, and approval of all electron guns used for the Coupled Cavity Power Tube division.


CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY, B.S.M.E., San Luis Obispo, CA 06/1997 Key course work in FEA, Mechatronics and completed Senior Design of a 2-Stroke Fuel Injection System.

• Dean’s List: Fall 1992 and Spring 1993

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