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Mechanical Engineer Manager

Location:
Santa Barbara, California, United States
Posted:
November 08, 2018

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ALEXANDER J. GRAY

ac7m7d@r.postjobfree.com 559-***-**** Santa Barbara, CA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Motivated entry-level mechanical engineer, whose education, work experience, and personal pursuits have fostered a unique perspective on design, and a wide-reaching arsenal of skills beneficial to any future employer.

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA

Bachelors of Science, Mechanical Engineering

Sept 2013 – Jun 2017

GPA: 3.4/4.0

SENIOR DESIGN PROJECT sponsored by MEDTRONIC NEUROSURGERY Worked under the supervision of Medtronic to develop a handheld, electronic device intended to accurately locate subcutaneous shunt valves, used in the treatment of hydrocephalus. Listed below are my contributions to this project.

● Designed and printed the compact, plastic enclosure for said device

● Developed the positioning algorithm for an Arduino-controlled array of magnetoresistive sensors

● Designed and fabricated a precise testing station for said array, using a two-axis, micrometer slide

● Wrote a Matlab function to efficiently process 10,000 data points with respect to 8 parameters, reducing the time to test positioning algorithm by 95%

RELEVANT COURSEWORK

● Structural Analysis w/ FEA

● Control System Design

● Optimization w/ COMSOL

● Thermodynamics

● Numerical Analysis in ME

● Mechatronics

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

NOMAD GOODS, INC. - SANTA BARBARA, CA

Supply Chain Manager

Nov 2017 - Current

● Managed inventory and purchasing of 70+ products, in order to maintain inventory at multiple locations

● Coordinated production with multiple suppliers and 4 separate Chinese factories

● Arranged both international and domestic shipments to supply distributors such as Best Buy or REI

● Routinely built complex spreadsheets to track inventory, plan shipments, and forecast purchasing

● Used Google Sheet’s Script Editor to write custom, powerful functions with JavaScript S EQUOIA N ATIONAL P ARK - T HREE R IVERS, CA

Backcountry Trail Worker

Jun 2013 - Sept 2017 (Seasonal)

● Ensured 300+ miles of trail in Sequoia National Park were accessible to backpackers and stock groups

● Constructed wet/dry masonry structures, fell hazard trees, and assisted in blasting operations

● Safely operated and maintained power and hand tools, in addition to larger machinery and equipment

● Participated in Search & Rescue operations to locate missing persons, provide medical assistance, and arrange helicopter or stock extraction if needed

TECHNICAL SKILLS & INTERESTS

● Solidworks, Abaqus FEA, COMSOL Multiphysics

● Prototyping with the Arduino Platform

● Matlab, Python, and C++

●Plastic Component Design and Manufacturing

●3D Modeling and Rendering with Blender

●Excel / Google Sheets



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