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NX Designer

Location:
Mount Clemens, MI
Salary:
75000
Posted:
March 20, 2018

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Paul D. McCrossin

***** ****** ****

Harrison Township, MI 48045

586-***-**** ac4vex@r.postjobfree.com

Professional Experience

Aerotek Engineering Services Troy, MI - February, 2015 – January, 2018

Contracted to General Motors GPS (formerly GM Powertrain) Pontiac, MI

Senior Designer IV – Fuel Cell System Design and Development

Design highly complex components and sub-systems for Fuel Cell Propulsion System (both Laboratory and Production) using Teamcenter Engineering v11.2.3.1 and NX 11.01.11

Major Design Systems include Anode System (Hydrogen Intake/Exhaust), Cathode System (Oxygen Intake/Exhaust), Cooling Systems, and Controls

Strong background in complex and Advanced Assemblies, Advanced Solid Modeling, Sheet Metal, Drafting, Motion, and Analysis

Advise first line supervises of project status, timing and assist in establishing design completion dates. Verify quality to design team output

Assess manufacturability and integration with Lead Design Engineer and Design Managers

Advanced ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives using root cause analysis where problems are highly complex

Knowledge of Computer Aided Design (CAD), Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T) principles, part tolerancing and math data management skills

Follow GM corporate standards and policies, processes, and procedures

V2Soft Inc. Bloomfield Hills, MI – January, 2012 – October, 2014

Contracted to Chrysler Group LLC. Auburn Hills, MI

CAD/Graphics Wiring Group Supervisor - Teamcenter PLM and NX CAD Specialist

Responsible for defining new process for Web-based Electrical Wiring Diagram graphics for use in Automotive OEM Service Wiring Diagnostic operations. Technical Illustrations depicting Wiring Harnesses fully integrated inside a Full Vehicle – Layout, Topology and Location Views

Supervise the creation of Connector Location views and Connector End views using engineering data from CATIA V4, CATIA V5 and NX8.5 models and assemblies

Teamcenter Engineering v8.3.3.7 Administrator duties and supervision of daily activities

NX 8.5 CAD Design Support Specialist for Electrical Wiring Group including all applications of NX 8.5

Teamcenter VisMockup Specialist – Graphics Creation/ Deployment/Documentation

Knowledge of Chrysler programs including EBOM, CODEP, DMU, Chrysler Wiring Diagrams, DealerCONNECT

Persego Inc. Troy, MI – October, 2011 – December, 2012

(a Siemens PLM Software Channel Partner) - Contracted to Chrysler Group LLC. Auburn Hills, MI

Senior Designer 3 – KBE Design Engineer

Knowledge Based Engineering (KBE) template development, creation, validation and maintenance in Automotive OEM environment (Seating, Vehicle Occupancy, and Interiors)

Feature template, Component template and Assembly template creation, maintenance and deployment in Automotive OEM Seating group

Creation and development of Template process, validation and deployment documentation

NX 7.5 CAD Design Support Specialist for Seating Design Group including all applications of NX 7.5

NX7.5 CAD and Product Template Studio (PTS) specialist

Teamcenter Engineering v8.3 Administrator duties and support of daily activities

Follow OEM corporate standards and policies, processes, and procedures

Advanced ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives

Provide technical design leadership for a major sub-systems (seating and interiors group)

Design highly complex components and sub-systems (seating and interiors group)

Advise first line supervises of project status, timing, resource availability and capability and assist in establishing design completion dates. Verify quality to design team output

Mentor and coach other designers

Prepare and perform detailed solutions, workshops and training sessions for design community

MEDA Engineering Services Southfield, MI – August, 2011 – October, 2011

Contracted to General Motors Corp. Warren, MI

Senior Designer 3 – EDAG Mentor

NX 7.5 CAD Design Support Specialist for Product Design community including all applications of NX 7.5

Proficient in GM Teamcenter Engineering v8.3 Administrator duties and GM VAS

Expertise in Teamcenter Web (TcWeb) for connection to Teamcenter database and applications

Professional Experience (continued)

Teamcenter Visualization Support for Product Design groups

Use and promote Teamcenter Community (TcC) for application sharing and workspace/site creation and utilization

Lead design reviews and Mentor and Coach other designers

Advise first line supervises of project status, timing, resource availability and capability and assist in establishing design completion dates. Verify quality to design team output

Follow GM corporate standards and policies, processes, and procedures

Advanced ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives

Knowledge of Computer Aided Design (CAD), Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T) principles, part tolerancing and math data management skills

Prepare and perform detailed solutions, workshops and training sessions for design community

Test, deploy and implement NX, Teamcenter, Best Practices and Company Standards (for next release)

CAM Logic Inc. Oxford, MI – April, 2010 – June, 2011

(a Siemens PLM Software Channel Partner)

Contracted to Chrysler Group LLC. Auburn Hills, MI

NX CAD Product Specialist and Teamcenter PDM Support Engineer

Subject Matter Expert for Siemens PLM NX software – formerly UGS/Unigraphics Solutions CAD software (all versions - NX7.5 inclusive). Engineering and Design Application Support for customers in the areas of Advanced Modeling, Freeform Surfacing, Advanced Assemblies, Sketch, Sheet Metal, Drafting, Motion, Analysis, WAVE, etc.

Use Siemens NX CAD software (formerly UGS/Unigraphics Solutions) to develop or enhance a customer’s engineering and/or design process

Knowledge Based Engineering (KBE) template development, creation and maintenance in Automotive OEM environment (Vehicle Occupancy, Chassis, Interiors, Powertrain, etc.)

Served as primary design and technical support for Siemens NX CAD software and Teamcenter Engineering PDM

Responsible for technical presentations, launch events, and the development/delivery of technical courseware

Provide customers and sales personnel with technical product advice and demo support during pre-sales discussions. Provide installation support and post-sales technical consulting

Prepare and perform solutions, product demonstrations and product prototypes for customers and prospects

Aerotek Engineering Services Indianapolis, IN - January, 2010 – April, 2010

Contracted to Autocar LLC. Hagerstown, IN

NX CAD Implementation and Support Engineer

Served as primary design and technical support for Siemens NX CAD software and Teamcenter PDM software for global Engineering and Design staff

Responsible for User Group technical presentations and the development and delivery of technical courseware

Responsible for the creation and deployment of Engineering CAD Standards and Drafting CAD Standards to global Autocar LLC. Engineering and Design staff (USA & South Africa)

Test, deploy and implement UG/NX, Teamcenter, Best Practices and Company Standards

Siemens PLM Software Livonia, MI November, 1997 – February, 2009

(formerly EDS / UGS / Unigraphics Solutions Inc.)

Application Engineer - Senior III

Served as primary design and technical support liaison between company and customer

Conveyed customer feedback to product development staff

Possessed thorough knowledge of company's products and other applications used by customers

Subject Matter Expert for Siemens PLM NX software – formerly UGS/Unigraphics Solutions software (all versions NX7.5 inclusive). Strong background in complex and Advanced Assemblies, Advanced Solid Modeling, Sheet Metal, Drafting, Motion, and Analysis

Delivered innovative and timely designs for many customers in automotive product and tooling, automation and mechanical handling, stamping dies and molds, and many other design applications

Use Siemens PLM Software (formerly UGS/Unigraphics Solutions) within the GM Teamcenter (formerly iMAN) environment and GM VAS to develop or enhance the customer’s engineering and/or design process

Responsible for support and requirements of Teamcenter PLM (formerly iMAN) and NX Manager

Automate processes through design, development, and implementation of routine, front-end graphics application languages and programs within the design environment

Interface with customer engineers and designers to define system requirements, priorities, and recommendations to improve product functionality through software enhancements

Use data exchange methodologies and translators to facilitate effective data sharing between similar systems within the customer’s environment

Responsible for requirements and specification documents / technical courseware

Professional Experience (continued)

Technical Sales Support Engineer III

Provide customers and sales personnel with technical product advice and demo support during pre-sales discussions

Answer prospects' and sales personnel's questions about products, designs and solutions

Prepare and perform detailed solution/product demonstration and product prototypes for prospects

Provide technical direction for requirements for deployment and implementation of Teamcenter and NX

Provide installation support and post-sales consulting

Applications Analyst - Senior II

Subject Matter Expert for Siemens PLM NX software – formerly UGS/Unigraphics Solutions software

Primary technical support for global design community/ CAE model prep and analysis

Develop, test, support, and modify customers’ application systems and database systems

Test, deploy and implement UG/NX, Teamcenter, Best Practices and Company Standards

Develop and deliver custom and standard technical courseware

Aerotek Engineering Services Pontiac, MI- October, 1992– November, 1997

Contracted to General Motors Corp. Truck Product Test and Development Laboratory – Pontiac, MI

Senior Designer III

Design single and multi-axis test systems for product durability and vehicle validation using Unigraphics and CADAM 2D and 3D design software

Drawings and documents of all components required for test system assembly.

Part follow-up to ensure timely delivery and quality.

Provide direction and assistance in test system assembly.

Test Systems and Simulation Inc. Madison Heights, MI - January, 1988 – October, 1992

(A Vickers Inc. and SDRC joint venture company)

Senior Designer

Design single and multi-axis test systems for product durability and vehicle validation using SDRC-IDEAS software

Obtain competitive part quotes for complete fabrication of components required for test system assembly.

Designed and deployed a new part/drawing numbering system for all system components.

Core Skills

Excellent customer relation skills, professional, dependable and a generally friendly disposition.

High level design experience in many different industries (automotive product, tooling, automation, etc.)

Project management, requirements gathering, problem solving, training and dissemination of information

Proficient in project management, software development processes and general engineering protocols

NX 11 (and all previous releases) Advanced Solid Modeling, Advanced Assemblies, WAVE, Interpart Expressions, Sketcher, Product Template Studio (PTS), Drafting, Sheet Metal, Motion and Analysis since Unigraphics v9 - formerly UGS/Unigraphics Solutions software

OEM VAS Structures, Checkmate, E-Squared, GM PDL, and GM DCS

Teamcenter Engineering Administration skill set including Release Processes, Structure Manager, Workflow, Variants, Usage, and Teamcenter Visualization (VisPro and VisMockup)

High-level parametric specialties including KBE (Knowledge Based Engineering) incorporating Corporate Standards and Best Practices into feature based models, assemblies, and components

Proficient in OEM Vehicle Assembly Structures (GM VAS, Chrysler Vehicle Platform, etc.)

CATIA V5 CAD, SDRC IDEAS, CADAM 2D and 3D, SAP Right Hemisphere, Adobe Illustrator

CADAM 2D and 3D Design and Drafting Software

Microsoft Office / Macintosh PC / IBM DOS proficient

Broad working knowledge and proven track record of on-site design and engineering consulting for many major Automotive OEM(s) and their supply base

Additional Skills and Accomplishments

Creative, resourceful and tenacious problem solver with the ability to think on my feet

Ability to see the “big” picture with respect to developing complex solutions to support business processes

Strong network of contacts and resources (people, sites, contacts, training) to support and develop my skills

Education

1983-1984 Macomb Community College Warren, MI - Associates of Applied Science Degree, December 1984

Special Machine Design – Cumulative Grade Point Average 3.26 of a possible 4.00

1981-1983 Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI - Mechanical Engineering and General Education



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