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Engineering Design

Location:
Dublin, OH
Posted:
June 21, 2018

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M A T T H E W S. G I L S O N

PHONE 614-***-**** E -MAIL m ac5yuw@r.postjobfree.com LINKEDIN w ww.linkedin.com/in/gilsonmatt

SUMMARY

With over 14 years of large volume consumer product engineering, manufacturing and design experience, I am seeking a mechanical engineering position at an innovative, forward-thinking company.

APTITUDES

SOFTWARE

● Salesforce, Solidworks, VMWare Fusion, CATIA V5, SDRC IDEAS, AutoDesk Inventor, AutoCAD, 3DStudio Max, FARO CAM2Measure, TEMA video analysis, Adobe Photoshop, Oracle, Access, Microsoft Excel_Powerpoint_Word, Visual Basic, Enovia, Google Sketchup, Metapost

TEAM SKILLS

● Systematic and rational approach to problem-solving

● Balance of pragmatism and idealism

● Appreciation of form and function in any product

● Respectful of teammates

● Focus on customer wants and needs in any market segment EXPERIENCE AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Mech-E LLC Columbus, Ohio

Founder 12_17-Present

● Engineering consulting for product development (consumer/automotive)

● Identify client objectives to create simple solutions

● Development of electric bicycle for urban commuting via direct sales model - launching July 2018

PENNANT MOLDINGS INC. Columbus, Ohio

Sales Engineer 10_17-3_18

● Create new relationships/accounts with automotive Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers for metal stampings

● Gather and analyze customer requirements for value-added implementation

● New product presentations to customers and CEO/VP

● Develop tools and aid in process development (Implementation of Solidworks for engineering staff)

● Manage and generate new business with GE appliances

● Prepare appropriate sales quotations, maintain CRM database (Salesforce)

● Provide 3D printed product samples to customers via IC3D Printers

HONDA R&D AMERICAS, INC. Raymond, Ohio

Crash Test Engineering 8_12-9_17

● Identify CAE best practices to meet IIHS Good Roof Crush Rating enabling IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus status

● FMVSS 301 vehicle rear crash specialist

● Metapost crash analysis for prediction of vehicle crash outcomes prior to physical testing

● Executive status presentations

● Comparative analysis of competitor vehicle safety construction

● Exceed previous vehicle safety scores by understanding and improving upon various body designs and restraint technologies Honda Civic Full Model Change

● Design and mock-up of pre-production crash vehicles

● Correlate crash occupant injury data between pneumatic/hydraulic sled system to vehicle barrier crashes

● Analyze occupant injury results via crash footage, crash dummy sensor data, vehicle accelerometer data, and post-crash vehicle deformation data for constant improvement

● Determine effective passenger airbag cushion folds to meet 5star NCAP injury values, with margin, while balancing regulation test injury values, and Small overlap test (SOT, narrow offset barrier) GOOD rating

● Generate and coordinate effective vehicle energy absorption improvement measures with cross functional vehicle design groups

● Mentor and assist test engineers with Catia 3D modeling software and kinematic related questions

HONDA R&D AMERICAS, INC. Raymond, Ohio

Design Engineering 10_05-8_12

● Chief and designer of airbags and steering wheel for 2009 Acura ZDX NCAP 5star rated vehicle – Ward’s Interior of the Year Winner

● Chief and designer of airbags and steering wheel on 2014 Acura TLX NCAP 5star rated vehicle

● New technology award for first soft pack side airbag application in a Honda or Acura vehicle

● Design and optimization of interior related assemblies- 2007 Acura MDX

● Solid modeling and surface design via CATIA V4 and CATIA V5

● Comparative cost and design analysis of competitor vehicles

● Management of tier 1 supplier design teams

● Exceed part/assembly drawing deadlines

● Coordinate and lead meetings with related design groups (chassis, body, trim, electrical, etc.)

● Conduct supplier quality assessment visits worldwide

● Visit main production facilities for each vehicle build event through mass production

NIFCO AMERICA CORPORATION Groveport, Ohio

Design Engineering 6_03-10_05

● Development of plastic fasteners, storage bins, and cup holders from concept to mass production for Ford, General Motors, Honda, Toyota, and Nissan

● Exceed customer and in-house drawing/3D modeling deadlines utilizing both IDEAS and Catia

● Design of check fixtures to ensure critical dimensions are controlled

● Injection molding tooling and process control

● Thermoplastic material selection

● Insert mold part design

PARKER HANNIFIN CORPORATION Lewisburg, Ohio

Manufacturing Engineering Co-op 8_00-12_00

● 3D design of fluid connectors via Autodesk inventor and AutoCAD

● Design of components to optimize product, such as drill skirts, punches, etc.

● Understand quench temperature and time to ensure connector hardness and durability

EDUCATION

THE UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON Dayton, Ohio

Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering 5_03

AWARDS AND HONORS

● President's Scholarship, University of Dayton Scholars program, Honda R&D softball team captain, PHS Golf Team and Baseball team co-captain, mentor to 5th grade students at Dr. John Hole Elementary School of Dayton, South Park Church after school kids program assistant, University of Dayton Dean's List, ASME member, Scholars Art Exhibition Photography finalist

INTERESTS

● Golf, photography and Adobe Photoshop, skiing, traveling, gardening and landscaping, architecture, electric bike design and construction



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