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Design Engineer Sheet Metal

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
November 30, 2018

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Scott Entenman

(cell) 612-***-****


Product development professional with 25 years’ experience launching medical devices: developing design requirements, defining product concepts, platform development, technical documentation creation and maintenance, design transfer, and continuation engineering. Self-starter who approaches every project with a strategic mindset and drive for results.

Career Skills

Strong leader – recognized for exceptional project management skills and a collaborative management approach

Effective communicator – clearly able to define project requirements, direct activities among diverse groups, and effectively present technical information to internal and external audiences.

Creative problem-solver - adept at finding creative solutions for difficult problems.

Strong cross-functional mindset – deep understanding and appreciation for cross-functional requirements and duties enabling solutions favorable to multiple stake holders

12 years experience with SolidWorks, DbWorks (document vaulting,PDM, and control software), MS Word

Extensive work with sheet metal design, design for injection molding, design for manufacturing, design for RF welding (urethane and PVC films), soft goods (fabrics and films), line assembly fixture design, and line assembly


Tenere, Inc., Dresser, WI

Consulting Design Engineer August/Sept 2018

Responsible for overflow CADD engineering, utilizing Solidworks Sheet Metal Package

Analyzed Design packages submitted by customers external to Tenere for feasibility and producibility

Converted and unfolded sheet metal components where feasible

Remodeled features that were missing or entire part where unfolding process failed

Applied appropriate bend allowance depending on materials and bend angle

Added hardware and spot welded features as required for assemblies

Checked final models against designer prints for overall accuracy

Output new prints based on models or assemblies for use in production processes

Augustine Biomedical and Design, Eden Prairie, MN

Senior Design Engineer 2005-2017

Responsible for development and continuation engineering of a second generation Patient Warming System, used for human, veterinary and home healthcare markets. Accomplishments include:

Design and development of Hot Dog Patient Warming Device platform

Design and development of PureZone Filtration Pillow

Led and participated in Hazard Analysis of overall patient warming system (company preferred method), participated in FMEA with contract electrical/software firm for internal controls and embedded software and firmware

Led initiative to bring Hot Dog Patient Warming manufacturing of semi-disposable in house from OEM manufacturer improving quality, inventory control and cost reduction

Manage interactions with suppliers

Primary interface with CSA for electrical safety approvals (PureZone Product line)

Primary interface with Intertek for initial UL60601 1st and 2nd Ed approvals (HotDog Patient Warming); Secondary contact for Intertek for IEC 60601 3rd ED approval

Arizant Healthcare (Formerly Augustine Medical before purchase by Venture Capital group), Eden Prairie, MN

Senior Design Engineer (Internal promotion 199*-****-****

Responsible for the design and development of a new fluid warming product platform. Accomplishments include:

Coordination of design and development teams for both disposable product and hardware associated with Patient Fluid Warming taking Patient Fluid Warming product from concept to pre-production in 3 months

Displacing number one market leader in patient fluid warming and achieving 75% market share within first 3 years eventually reaching 95% market share

Design and 3D modeling of all parts and assemblies and interface with ID firm on enclosure design

Responsible for all engineering drawings associated with Fluid Warming products

Responsible for taking enclosure design through three different manufacturing processes each used for field release (Two part urethane casting, Pressure forming, Injection molding)

Extensive field experience with customers to trouble shoot product issues and product improvements

Design Engineer

Responsible for the design and proof of concept. Skills include:

Co-designer for specialty Bair Hugger Patient warming blankets (cardiac, Pediatric) meeting an unmet need of safely and effectively warming pediatric patents and producing a sterile blanket for use during cardiac surgery

Use of shop equipment to produce prototypes and field models

Ushered the company into 3D Cad design; defining associated platforms and company standards

Extensive field work (hospital and clinic) to gain knowledge of product needs and user requirements for continuations engineering and new products


Named as co-inventor on 10 plus patents (US and International)


Bachelor of Science

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

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