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Mechanical Sheet Metal

Raymond, New Hampshire, United States
November 30, 2017

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Mark Thompson

* ***** ******• Raymond, New Hampshire • 03077

TEL 603-***-**** • E-MAIL


Highly motivated goal orientated professional with demonstrated experience with the eagerness to meet new challenges with a “can do” attitude. Ability in ‘taking the ball and running with it’ team player who works effectively within a diverse and multi-disciplined environment. Ability to prioritize and take on many tasks at the same time in an orderly; efficient manner while wearing many hats, Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, A strong work ethic with a commitment to excellence and quality in all projects undertaken.

Proficient in: Completing tasks in a timely manner. Identifying ways for improvements and cutting costs. Verify tight tolerancing, Geometric tolerancing ANSI-Y14.5. Validate ECO completeness. Interact with vendors and suppliers.


Senior Mechanical Designer, Rigaku Vacuum Products, Rotary Vacuum Seal Division

SALEM, NH - 2000 - 2017

Designed custom rotary vacuum feedthroughs. Create all required drawings and documents from concept to production using AutoCad 2D and SolidWorks.

Generate functional BOM’s and production routings with specific instructions and testing requirements in MRP.

Initiate 8D reports to ensure consistency in quality whenever production issues arise. Designed or improved on existing fixtures/tools to support production in maintaining quality.

Maintained all laser etching programs. Trained and supervised technicians on how to operate etching equipment.

Responsible for identify and receive in all RMA’s, both Rigaku products and non-Rigaku products. Provide Failure Analysis Report per customers request as to why their product(s) may have failed and suggest possible improvements to extend the life of their product(s).

Complete the identification of all non-Rigaku RMA products those haven’t been previously identified. Identify and document all components that require replacing in the lucrative business of repairing product(s).

Used hand tools, power tools, micrometers, vernier calipers, digital height gage, optical comparator to name a few.

Perform purchasing duties when needed.

Mechanical Designer, sub-contracting

MANCHESTER, NH - 1998 – 2000

Worked in several small startup companies. Copy machine, computer printers and plastic injection equipment..

Mechanical Designer, Tokyo Electron Ltd.

BEVERLY, MA – 1991 – 1998

Design, layout, detail and structure BOM’s for new capital semiconductor equipment and cost reduction. Interfaced with all levels of Management, Engineers, and technicians and outside vendors.

Designed facilities electronic racks, enclosures, electronic interconnects, power distribution, facilities gas, water distribution systems and vacuum lines.

Designed sheet metal enclosures, machined parts, standard gas stick and Integrated Gas Systems (bottom mount technology).

Gas systems were used in the distribution of such gasses as: NH3, CLF3< N2O, O, SiH4, PH3 as well as inert gasses.

Designs included components such as: pneumatic valves, gate valves, check valves, Mass Flow Controllers (MFC), and various in line filters.

Mechanical Designer, Davox Corporation

BILLERICA, MA – 1983 – 1991

Designed various sheet metal parts, plastics, molded plastics, cabling, circuit boards and custom keycaps for capital telecommunications equipment.

New product designs, assembly drawings, detail drawings, BOM’s and all aspects in maintaining of drawing documents.

Trained and supervised Junior Draftsmen, interfaced with outside vendors and contractors.


Associates in Mechanical Engineering Technology

New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH - 1976


William (Bill) Crider

Vice president of Quality

Elbit Systems of America

Phone: (603} 895=9885 (home)


Peter Plonowski

Senior Production Technician

Rigaku Vacuum Products

Phone: 978-***-****


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