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Troy, Michigan, United States
April 16, 2018

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*/** – Present Kostal of America

Senior Designer – Catia V5 CLASS “A” GSD and Solids

Designed Class “A” surface, and B side surface of shifter lever and

Attaching parts which includes Packaging and designing the Upper and

Lower Lever, PC Board, Light Guide, Wire roughting, snaps, and screw

Bosses. Also switch actuation that include u-joint action and magnetic

electrical currents.

3/11 – 4/16 Chrysler Tech Center (FCA) Concept Design Development (CDD Studio) Group

Senior Designer – Physical Properties Group - Catia V5

Responsibilities include: developing B-side attachments, molds, Rapid prototype parts, armatures, working mechanisms such as door handles, tambour doors, sliding doors, etc., managed data using TeamCenter. Lead role on various programs including: interior glam foam models, rear compartment mockups, head and tail lamp mockups. Type of properties included: Inside/outside properties (drivable show cars) Interior properties, outside properties, lite corner models, stand-alone mockups, hard parts for clay mockups.

1/11 – 3/11 Cucor U.S

Senior Designer – Catia V5

Contracted to Toyoda Gosei at TTC Saline

Interior trim, B - side surface for Avalon Console.

Design for fit, form and function of B side surface for tooling and functional and structural integrity for tooling, including attachment bosses, doghouses, ribs, etc.

10/04 – 11/08 Webasto Roof Systems

Designer - CATIA V4, CATIA V5

WINDCHILL, and Chrysler VPM

Design assemblies of retractable sunroof modules. These included:

Glass assemblies - Glass – Class “A” surface, Glass Roof - Class “A” surface,

Glass Encapsulation, Blinds, Glass Frame, and Glass Seals.

Sunshade assemblies – Sunshade, Handle cup, slideshoes.

Water trough assemblies - water trough, slide shoes and track end cap.

Wind Deflector Assemblies

Designed all three types which include Standard, Castellated and meshed.

Complete integrated front rail assembly which included tracks and center cross member, side brackets, etc.

Complex packaging studies of these assemblies and components

almost all of which are moving or have some degree of motion/rotation.

These assemblies consist of parts that are manufactured using plastic injection mold, stamped, extruded and overmold techniques, using Catia V4 and V5 surfacing and parametric workbenches for Class “A”, B, and show side (grained) surfaces.

5/02 - 10/04 EDAG MSX INTEGRA

Sr. Designer – Catia V4

Designer working at Kostal of America designing switches and switch assemblies.

Worked at Karman Inc. as a checker for their detailing department.

Catia remastering at MSX for models being translated to V5.

9/01 – 1/02 3D Solutions - Magna Styre

Sr. Designer

Hino Truck Togo Cad – Class “A” surface

Design and surface front end parts, including, fenders, hood-outer, grille,

grille reinforcement, air intake bezel and structure components for medium

duty truck.

3/00 - 3/01 Global Technology Associates

Sr. Designer

Contracted to Toyota Ann Arbor, MI

Surface Group – Togo Cad and Catia V4

Surface 3-D wire frame data using Toyota's Togo Cad System.

Additional responsibilities included checking incoming and released math data for manufacturability and specs. This included both sheet metal (structures) and plastic Class ”A” surface, (interior trim) parts

11/97 - 3/00 Integra Engineering

Sr. Designer – CATIA/Unigraphics

Contracted to B.O.S. Rochester Hills, MI

Design components for interior trim, sun shades and cargo covers including

mechanisms and attaching parts.

Estimate and design ground effects package using scan data for aftermarket

manufacturing company. This included front and rear fascias, fender flares

and running boards.

1/96 - 9/96 Technical Engineering Consultants

Sr. Designer

Contracted to JTE Detroit, MI

Design wiring, harnesses, components, etc. for 1998 DN Program.

7/93 - 1/96 Integra Engineering

CATIA Applications Instructor/Design Coordinator/Senior Designor

Contracted to Chrysler

Instructed Chrysler employees of design, engineering and

Manufacturing departments in the applications of CATIA for both

design and CDM.

Leader and liaison engineer for Integra and their customers

which included Valley trailer hitches, Cardinal fascias and Enkei Wheels.

Designed fuel tank - GMT 600 - Unigraphics

Routing/packaging fuel lines and related components including

bracketry and shields.

GMT 800 program - Unigraphics

Designed 5-link suspension for the A mule concept vehicle.

Chassis and components.

Manual Surface – Class “A”

Indian Motorcycles

Manually surfaced the fuel tank and tank shell for new prototype vehicle. Also designed gauge panel and trim.

9/91 - 7/93 Modern Engineering


Contracted to GM Truck and Bus Medium Duty

Participated in the design of the chassis and components for the medium duty/feasibility and concept drawings for the Isuzu joint venture. Also designed various engine dress and body trim.

83 - 91 Various Jobs - Detailer, layout, and design

Education and Experience

2007 Tolerance Stacks – Webasto Roof Systems

2007 CATIA V5: Basics – Solids - Surfacing - Advanced Surfacing and Drafting

2005 G, D, & T techniques – Webasto Roof Systems

2003 CATIA V5 Macomb Community College

1994 Catia V4 Training

1985-1986 Batavia School of Drafting

1985-1986 Macomb Community College: Descriptive Geometry, Trigonometry

1981-1983 United States Navy

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