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Mechanical Design Engineer

Granby, Connecticut, United States
August 30, 2018

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** ******** **. – East Hartland, CT 06027 - 860-***-****


Having successfully contributed to global leaders in various industries from automated machinery

to military equipment I am seeking opportunities as a Machine/Mechanical Designer. I possess a

strong knowledge of mechanics and motion and have designed machines and parts for various

conditions and environments from concept to final working drawings. I am highly skilled in my field

and have produced many creative solutions which have earned me a number of commendations

from the Kimberly-Clark Corporation as well as commendations from other employers.

CLEAR AUTOMATION – 85 Robert Porter Rd., Southington, CT 06489, 860-***-****

Machine Design Engineer

Contract employment through Key Alliance 10/17 – 12/17

Direct employment 1/2018 – Present

• Design of automated machines utilizing robotic systems for pick and placement of

consumer products.

• Design of vision system enclosures and equipment used for high speed inspection.

• Other responsibilities include the research and development of new procedures and

concepts, 3D printing, and the procurement of purchased parts

COLT MANUFACTURING CO. – 547 New Park Ave., West Hartford, CT 06110, 860-***-****

Engineering Design Checker - 12/2015 - 9/2016

• Drawing checking and document control using PTC Windchill

• Configuration of small weapon systems for international customers

• Worked on a compact semi-automatic sniper system (CSASS) with stringent weight and

accuracy requirements for the US military.

SOUTHERN DESIGN SERVICES, INC. - 155 Tradd St, Spartanburg, SC 29301, 864-***-****

Senior Mechanical Designer

Contract employment 2/2015 - 8/2015 and 12/2011 - 6/2014

• Worked for Sealed Air Corporation in the Global Manufacturing & Engineering department.

• Sole designer of an automated web handling machine which inserted a proprietary sealing

material during the process of creating a flexible poly bag.

• Collaboration with a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer/Scientist to create a stand-alone

machine to automate the periodic folding and puncturing of flexible material used to make

industrial cooking bags.

• Listed as a contributor on a design for a trade secret and patent for a Grip and Tear


• Responsible for communicating designs and intents during design reviews, creating

layouts, and creating working drawings utilizing Solidworks.

• Work closely with machine shops during manufacturing of parts and participate in the

hands-on assembly of machines.


Senior Mechanical Designer,

Contract employment 5/2011 – 12/2011

• 6 month contract position with Force Protection

• Aided in the design of an advanced door opening system for MRAP vehicles utilizing


• Designed a ballistic ring for doors to keep shrapnel from entering the vehicle's cockpit

• Assisted in the design of shock absorbing seats for our troops

• Created working drawings per military/company specifications using Solidworks

• Utilized GD&T and I was responsible for tolerance studies

JACOBS ENGINEERING – 1041 Butler Rd, Greenville, SC 29607

Mechanical Designer 5/2007 - 8/2010

• Worked in a team environment to design and develop new and upgraded machines for the

medical, baby care, and personal care industry

• Extensive use of Solidworks to create layouts and conceptual designs of sheet metal and

solid parts and assemblies. All designs incorporated our client’s safety and sanitary


• Duties included overseeing the installation of machines and upgrades at client facilities

SPRINGFIELD TOOL & DIE CO., INC. - 1130 Rogers Bridge Rd, Duncan, SC 29334

Mechanical Design Engineer 4/2005 - 8/2006

• Responsible for concept, drawing and design of custom machinery, fixtures used in power

producing turbines.

• Worked closely with Professional Engineer in the development of a Westinghouse turbine

lift fixture.

• Created an air agitated glass beading tool for General Electric for use in the refurbishing of

turbine cores.


Howell Cheney Regional Vocational Technical School - Manchester, CT

Draftec Systems - Norcross, GA – Solidworks Essentials, Solidworks Advanced, and FEA

Parametric Technologies - Alpharetta, GA – ProE

TPM Inc. - Greenville, SC - Auto Cad


Skills include proficiency in document management program (PDM); OnSHAPE, a cloud-based

solid modeling program, Microsoft Office, (Word, Excel, Power Point), Digital photography, various

post processing software programs. CAD programs include 16 years in Solidworks, CadKey,


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