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Mechanical Engineer Sheet Metal

Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
April 23, 2018

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Nabeel K. Kamal USA Citizen

Lynchburg, Virginia 434-***-**** LinkedIn

Senior Mechanical Engineer - Product Research & Development

Over 25 years of success leading product design and development using plastics, sheet metal, and aluminium for commercial and military applications. Electro Mechanical Packaging, RFI/EMI shielding.

A professional, result-oriented Product Development Consultant with United States citizenship and extensive experience in project management, research & development, component selection, manufacturing, and troubleshooting. Developed customized, detailed designs which optimally balance cost vs. value for projects with significant value, successfully fulfilling all client requirements. Skilled in governing engineering teams through strategic planning, design, and auditing phases of product design/development projects, maintaining required safety, quality, and environmental requirements while delivering within budget on expedited timelines. Multilingual candidate fluent in Arabic, English, and German, possessing a Solidworks seat CAD, skilled in managing a culturally diverse workforce in delivering all targets.

Highlights of Expertise

Product Design & Development

Project Management

Cost Reduction and Avoidance

Process Optimization

Contract Development / Negotiations

Budget Administration / Management

Employee Development & Mentoring

Change Management

Strategic Planning

Team Building and Leadership

Career Experience

Independent Consultant, Hampton R&D, Inc. Lynchburg (1994 to Present)

Product Design and Development Specialist

Consult a diverse portfolio of clients on developing radar and communications equipment for commercial and military applications, using sheet metal, injection-molded plastic parts, aluminium extrusion, and investment casting housing. Manage all aspects of product development including models design concepts, electronic packaging, installation details, product life-cycle estimates, component/material selection, and installation documentation, directing an engineering team during initial development and design specifications of new products. Products developed include:

BWXT Nuclear Energy, Inc. Electro-Mechanical Packaging & wiring schematics.

Lord Corp, Electro-Mechanical Packaging NEMA boxes electronics and instruments.

Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Portable Wheel Scale Calibrator.

Tel-Instrument, Electro-Mechanical Packaging DoD Electronics.

M/A Com-Tyco, Electro-Mechanical Packaging RETMA cabinets Telecommunications Products

Aeroflex, Electro-Mechanical Packaging Avionics Products.

TCOM L.P. Electro-Mechanical Packaging Surveillance Aerostat System.

SenSys Technologies, Inc. Electro-Mechanical Packaging Electronic Warfare Systems.

Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. Electro-Mechanical Packaging Industrial Controls.

Brother International Corp Electro-Mechanical Packaging Consumer Products.

Northrop Grumman – Oceanic Systems. Electro-Mechanical Packaging Marine Products.

Lucent Technologies – Bell Labs. Electro-Mechanical Packaging Telecommunications Products.

Rochester Instrument Systems, Rochester (1990 to 1994)

Manager – Research and Development, Electro Mechanical Packaging

Led engineering team in designing electro mechanical and electro instrumental products for the utilities industry. Directed all aspects, from concept to production, based on customer input using plastics and sheet metal, overseeing RFI/EMI Shielding, DFA/DFM, thermal analysis, and parts/vendor selection while troubleshooting from the production line.

Concurrent Computer, Tin Tin Falls (1987 to 1990)

Consultant – Research and Development

Researched, designed, and developed packaging for Advanced Dynamic Architecture Machine (A.D.A.M.) super computer for NASA, writing purchase specifications, selecting vendors, selecting mechanical components/connectors, and developing cabinet shape, card cages, and cooling systems. Additionally, developed DEC VAX 8200 Computer, Phase Shifter Simulator Module (PSSM), Radar Control Unit (RCU), Phase Shifter Interference Module (PSIM) and Advanced Processor Assembly (APA).

Additional Experience

Senior Design Engineer (1984-1987) GTE Sylvania

Product Design & Development/EM Packaging Engineer (1981-1984) Frequency Control

Design Mechanical Engineer (1977-1981) Sundstrand Data Control

Education & Credentials

Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Agyptish-Deutsch Ingenieurakademie, Germany


85-2-204 Shut-off device for heated insecticide (Johnson Wax)

86-2-064 Package for solid state Station Protector (Phone Co.)

86-2-095 Package for solid state Office Protector (Commercial)

Additional Products Developed

RF Component Packaging

Electro-Mechanical Thermal Switches for Aircrafts with Microwave Choppers, Laser Scanners, Thermal Analysis, and Acoustic Noise Reduction

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