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Electrical Engineer Mechanical

Des Plaines, Illinois, United States
November 15, 2018

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Cornelio M. Varilla

**** *. ******* **.

Des Plaines, IL 60016

Home Phone 847-***-****

Cell Phone 847-***-****



To contribute to an organization in need of electrical design engineer with more than 23 years of all-around experience in Product Development, Manufacturing Technology, Production Support, Test Engineering and Quality Control and Assurance with the ability to work with cross-functional teams


Product Design and Development

● Experience in designing wireless technology such as BLE, WiFi, LORA, GPS

● Experience in designing with Capsense Technology and Near Field Communication (NFC), and wired and wireless changing for different types of battery

● Experience in designing and developing low power electronics.

● IEC 60601-1-1

● Experience in all aspects of product design including, requirements gathering, architecture definition, test and manufacturing design verification, product safety and electrical emissions and susceptibility testing.

● Designed prototypes of various products with intent to manufacture in compliance with UL, FCC and CE.

● Conducted design analysis on designs ensuring manufacturability, cost efficiency, reliability and meeting customer requirements.

● Performed detailed design of microprocessor based platforms and related analog and digital circuits.

● Designed, developed AC and DC and Battery operated products consisting of embedded firmware, hardware and software, mechanical and electronics isolation, digital and analog circuitry and mechanical parts, including optics, cooling and heating.

● Experience with cameras, transformers, compressors, motors, pumps and generators, pneumatics and hydraulics

● Experience in soldering, brazing, OCF, Plasma cutting and Welding (SMAW & GMAW)

● Experience in packaging electronics communication for military application.

● Have worked with several Altium releases and its latest Nexus.

● Experience with ORCAD Schematic Capture and various PCB layout software, Altium, PADs POWERLOGIC & POWER PCB, Electronic Workbench Multisim & Cornelio M Varilla (Nel) Resume

Ultiboard, Pspice

● Experienced with computer language like C, C++, Visual BASIC, VHDL, Verilog, Assembler and HTML, Building Energy Analyzer (BEA), eQuest (Quick Simulation Tools), LABVIEW, DATAQ

● Knowledge and experience in Windows, DOS and UNIX, National Instrument, Xilinx, Cypress, Microchip, Texas Instrument, ATMEL and more.

● Experience with various auto shop tools, manufacturing and production equipments

● Experienced with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Microsoft Project, Macromedia Dreamweaver (MX) and Fireworks,

● Training in Heating and Air Conditioning, rebuilding engine, transmission and alternator, engine performance

● Ability to work closely with software and mechanical engineers

● Ability to work without supervision.

● Experience with Solidworks 2018 and Revit Architecture and Revit MEP 2018 Production Support

● Conducted board level and software troubleshooting.

● Prepared prototype and production documentations like GERBER files, Fabrication Drawings, PCBA notes, BOM and Pick and Place

● Provided technical training

Testing, Quality Controls & Assurance

● Conducted in-house testing prior for UL and CE submission

● Develop work instructions and test procedures for factory personnel

● Responsible for collection and generation of Monthly DOAs and field failures statistics

● Involved in preparing, establishing and converting existing quality manual to ISO 13485 to meet FDA and other customer requirements.

● Provided and produced manufacturing drawings, BOM and instruction for PCB and ASSEMBLY house, assembly BOM, drawing


April 2011- October 2018

Lead Design Electrical Engineer, Optimal Design Co.

● Designed, prototype electronics boards and circuitry needed to control lights, IR and motor for serum delivery, using capsense technology and helped debug existing code and interface to Lead Mechanical Engineer

● Helped to bring prototype and debug schematics to ready for software engineer

● Designed and coded, prototype using off the shelve electronics modules to control servo motor

● Responsible for designed schematics, layout and prototyped electronics hardware for water filtration under and top of the sink for controlling valves using BLE, RGB LEDs and using capsense technology.

● Co-designed schematics, fully layout the baseband part of it, build for prototype tracking device using GPS, BLE, LORA, accelerometer for tracking patience

● Designed schematics and layout NFC reader for various projects Cornelio M Varilla (Nel) Resume

● Responsible for designed schematics, layout and building the prototypes for developing complex system using PC and SOC to interface with I2C, MIPI, SPI, UART with multiple processor, cameras and optics controller, linear actuator, rotational stage, power supply, necessary cabling requirements, and more

● Designed, prototype, and production of electronics usb hub with usb audio use for VR

● Designed, prototype, and production of electronics board to control haptics and transducer for application use for VR application

● Redesigned existing designed and added various circuitry like impedance sensor, BLE

( nRF52840), custom Qi wireless charging and layout PCB, built it for prototype electronics for mouth guard for tracking application

● Design schematics and prototype control board for air pump motor

● Design schematics, layout, prototype and production of controlling and and interfacing with pool pump, responsible for the hardware interfaces needed to communicate to the pump to the main board and to the cloud

● Designed, coded, prototype and developed Microcontroller based locking mechanism for securing and charging smart devices.

● Design and developed lighting system for general and for therapy used. 2000-2011

Design Electrical Engineer, Livingston Products Inc.

● Designed various interface boards for existing Single Board Computer to be used for complex alarm system. Designed PCI interface to the single board computer

● Designed, evaluated and tested heating pad circuitry to be used for mammography.

● Designed the second generation film ID system electronics circuits, pcb layout, testing, specification and brought to CE compliance and responsible for manufacturing.

● Redesigned LASER Positioner circuitry and components required to pass CE marked for Medical use.

● Taken over the design of Heat Beam Dolorimeter electronics hardware, power supply and necessary PLDs and controls using ultrasonic, radiometer, LASER, and infrared light. Involved in optics alignment and calibration, built test equipment using NI board using Labview, brought to CE compliance.

● Designed and added safety circuitry for CR Bridge and brought to CE compliance.

● Replaced and source out obsolete components and added safety component for Blood Irradiator

● Designed electronics hardware including LASER driver and its cooling circuits, photo multiplier, analog and digital circuit needed for CR Scanner. Responsible for selecting fiber optic and alignment, optical filters, and laser, including calibration, servo motors etc.

● Configured, wired, controlled and programmed Fiber Optic Winder Machine using Oriental Motor products.

● Designed and wired UV lamp drier and TIG welder, added necessary controls, power supply and safety circuits

● Redesigned and improved goggles cameras clock circuitry, fixed noise problem, and brought to CE compliance

Cornelio M Varilla (Nel) Resume

● Improved and fixed problems on the First Generation Film ID system

● Designed, built and tested telephone lock using Microcontroller without using battery.

● Designed electrical interface to National Instruments boards and coded interface software written in VB to be used for consumer studies for evaluating the esthetics and feel of Washing Machine

● Dealt with customers, suppliers, vendors, manufacturer and consultants. 1993-1999

New Venture Electrical Engineer, Pittway System Technology Group, R&D

● Designed and redesigned hardware for embedded control systems such as building energy management, Wireless Access Control Door Lock, Master Clock System, Fire Alarm System, Master Clock System including PCB layout and test equipment.

● Setup and Programmed pick and place component machine for mass production.

● Responsible for tracking critical components for engineering pilot runs

● In house Testing and Quality assurance of product development including compliance with CE, UL & FCC requirements.

● Recommended and purchased test equipments, software and supplies.

● Dealt with customers, suppliers, vendors, manufacturer and consultants. 1989-1996

11C, Computer Operator, Illinois Army National Guard

● Operated, tested and setup 81MM Mortar and M23 Ballistic Computer 1987-1990

AutoCAD Lab Assistant and Professor Assistant, Oakton Community College

● Maintained and assisted students on their laboratory task. Assisted professors with their workload. Performed some clerical jobs.


University of Illinois at Chicago

● Master of Engineering (MENG), Graduated 2012

● Master of Energy Engineering (MEE), Graduated 2012

● Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Graduated 1994. CERTIFICATES

● Facilities Management and Engineering (few courses away)

● Certificate in Manufacturing Technology

● Certificate on Design Techniques for Controlling Radiated Emission

● EPA certificate: Universal Technician 608 & MVAC 609

● Certificate in Manufacturing Technology

● Understanding FDA’s Medical Device Quality System Regulation

● Understanding an ISO 13485 Quality Management System

● Primary Leadership Development Course Diploma in the Illinois Military Academy AWARDS

United State Patent Awards:

Electronic tablet storage and management apparatus and system 2015 Wireless Access System 1999

United State Army: Honorable Discharge, 1997

Cornelio M Varilla (Nel) Resume

Fil-Am Bowling League: Winter Champion 1990-1991

HHC-1-131st Platoon Best 11C of Annual Training, 1990 OCC Employment Recognition 1987-90


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