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Engineer Design

Vancouver, Washington, United States
September 28, 2018

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Thrive where accountability for efficient development, accurate documentation and robust implementation from concept to finished product exists. Communicate successfully with visionary Engineering teams, Executive decision makers, R&D system professionals, manufacturing & measurement partners and front line production personnel. Coordinating to a successful new product introduction involving domestic and international teams.


Flex 2014-2016; onsite at HP Vancouver, WA and Flex Huang Tien Shenzhen, China

Project Engineer: Quality Assurance & Metrology for Limo platform.

Sigma Design 2009-2013; at HP Vancouver, WA and Flex Doumen Zhuhai & Huang Tien, Shenzhen China

R&D Engineer, R&D, testing, and NPI Ramp subsystem support of Munich and Pentane platforms.

PDG Oncore 2005-2008; onsite at HP Vancouver, WA

Dimensional and R&D Engineer, driving P2S to MR on Condor and Bears platforms.

Hewlett Packard 1994-2000; Vancouver, WA

Process Designer, on NPI Carnegie Printer platform and follow up Broadway and Malibu spinoffs.

Impact Staffing 1992-1994; onsite at HP Vancouver, WA

Process Designer, on Rocky Printer platform.

Portland State University 1992

Adjunct Professor, Graduate and Undergraduate class instructor in Geometric Tolerancing


Years of experience in 3D/2D CAD (CREO/Annotation)

Strong collaborative background

Designing for Manufacturability

Part/Poka-yoke simplification

2-Part interaction analysis

Functional/practical part Datum selection for maximizing mass production throughput

2D drawing reviews with input to R&D, Manufacturing, and Measurement and how best to document consensus path forward

Assembly/subsystem/product development and support

Design for Experiment, data acquisition, logging, and formatting/charting for performance analysis

Critical experiment, test and enabling fixture design

Practical hands-on troubleshooting and debugging experience

Fixture design for repeatable and reproducible part QC measurement and gauging

QA FAI measurement reports

SPC realities

Molds/tools/fixtures designed for plastic molded parts

Sheet metal and machined parts

Aligning and documenting part/tooling/manufacturing/QC processes to achieve Engineering specifications in mass production environment.

Flex Expanded Roles/Accomplishments:

US based at HP Vancouver, 25% travel time to China and Malaysia.

NPI consultant/liaison for practical and achievable 2D/GDT/Metrology alignment between HP in US and Flex China Tool and Malaysia production sites.

Sourced and worked to implement HP Metrology/ANSI Y14.5 Standards and industry standard QA practices onsite at Flex China and Malaysian factories and suppliers. Taught hands on technique onsite in China.

Set up first pass 2D Checklist procedure at Flex China QC to review 760+ molded plastic part 2D drawings at initial release from HP

•DFM consultant onsite driving design reviews with HP R&D Engineers with Flex Engineers.

•Selection of functional, practical and reliable Datum Features.

•Application of Datum Features to establish a proper Datum Reference Frame for Metrology.

•General overview of dimensions and tolerances and process capabilities.

•Authored first pass Process Control Dimensions to add to 2D for initial SPC/SPD inspection.

Personally reviewed, approved proposals and initiated 320+ individual Metrology fixtures (>$2M budget)

•Fixtures needed for complex Metrology setup to ensure reproducible measurements between Flex China Tool shop and eventual Malaysian Molding supplier.

Designed and documented specialty Metrology fixtures for mold machine operators to measure PCDs for SPC/SPD for immediate feedback and correction.

Developed and documented vision system Metrology analysis for custom plastic molded gears and racks.

Provided complete HP Metrology hardware (Brown and Sharpe CMM) and software requirements (PC-DMIS Pro v3.5) for HP Limo Mech Characterization program to our Malaysian suppliers to duplicate.

Analyzed and drove FAI/Cpk reports from Flex China towards uniform Metrology practices for accurate and repeatable data reporting.

Metrology lead for pre Rev A Part-To-Spec. qualification and tool buy off.

Established Gage R (repeatability) at FAI and later tool qualification Gage R&R (reproducibility) CMM procedures as part of standard inspection practice.

Sigma Design Expanded Roles/Responsibilities:

US based at HP Vancouver, 25% travel time to China and Malaysia.

R&D Engineer on Munich and Pentane platforms

Munich Platform:

•Responsible for printer Pick System with 25+ molded parts front end design.

•Prototyping to LP1 thru MR.

•3D CAD, Prototyping, Testing, 2D documentation, BOM, Sourcing.

•Drove Parts To Spec.

•LP1 thru MR onsite for builds at Flex sites at Doumen and Huang Tien, China.

Pentane Platform:

•Dimension and tolerance analysis of post release Pentane 3D bodies for 2D definition.

• Designed several small parts, prototyped, tested and rolled into BOM as need arose.

• Designed, prototyped, validated belt tensioner tool for Carriage System partners

•Responsible for IDS, CS systems and support of production line assembly.

•Critical and enabling test tool forensics for Root Cause subsystem failure and repair online.

•LP2 thru MR onsite for builds at Flex sites at Doumen and Huang Tien, China.

PDG Oncore Expanded Roles/Responsibilities:

US based at HP Vancouver

Dimensional and R&D Engineer on Condor and Bears platform.

Hired specifically to drive Part to Spec thru to MR on Condor.

Redesigned parts/tooling/QC as required after design reviews with R&D Engineers.

Clarified part datums/features and redefined specifications in allowance for manufacturing tolerances and measurement capability.

Consideration of SPC in manufacturing and measurement accuracy and repeatability a prime concern and specifically addressed.

Designed, prototyped and tested several pen cooling solutions for integration into next generation printer.

Collaborated on pen holders and multiple subsystems and mechanisms within the Service Station.

Worked with internal partners and outside vendors on prototype thru production parts and production tooling World Wide. Acted as liaison with team members for best solution in DFM.

HP Expanded Roles/Responsibilities:

US based at HP Vancouver

Process Designer on NPI Carnegie Printer platform and follow up Broadway and Malibu variants.

Coordinated/Designed/Debugged/Validated and distributed production assembly and test fixtures for Vancouver, Singapore, and Barcelona Manufacturing sites.

Originated 3D CAD, prepared 2D Documentation, BOM, Validation/Qualification studies and Supply Chain scheduling.

Impact Staffing Expanded Roles/Responsibilities:

US based at HP Vancouver

Process Designer on Rocky Printer platform

Coordinated/Designed/Prototyped/Debugged/Validated production assembly and test fixtures for Vancouver manufacturing site.

Day to day maintenance of never ending Production Line Processing issues.

Portland State University Expanded Role:

Adjunct Professor, recommended by ESCO

Developed course materials and taught Graduate and Under Graduate evening classes in Dimensioning and Tolerancing (ANSI Y14.5M-1982 Standard)

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