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Design Engineer

Chula Vista, California, United States
February 14, 2019

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Spearheaded the creation and successful start-up of CAEDX de Mexico a cost-effective Design Solution Center. Responsible for all aspects of the Mexico operation, customer service, client relations, human resources and public relations. Fluent in Spanish and English.

Experienced Design Engineer with a strong career in companies such as Rohr, Boeing, Goodrich, Lockheed, Rocketdyne, NASA, Boeing Aerospace, Goodrich Aerostructures, FACC Vienna, Bombardier, UTC, Parker Aerospace and Karma Automotive. Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with customers and partners. Catalyst, leadership skills, coaching to motivate design teams to perform at a high level while delivering a quality product.

Operations Management Sales & Marketing Global Engineering Global Staff Management

Staff Recruiting New Business Launch New Business Development Mentoring Training

Sustaining Engineering Structures Design Composite Design Sheet Metal GD & T

Surfacing Cost Reduction Model Quality Layout Design Assembly Design

Geometry Interface Definition Standard Parts Library Digital Mock Up

Bill of Materials Design Optimization Design Integration

Model Based Definition Production Support


CAEDX de México, Tijuana BC. (2014-Present)

Operations Manager – Founder/Consultant

Developed and executed all necessary operating procedures from a startup operation to an operational design entity.

As well as site operations, systems testing, staffing and training. Work package Integration Lead between the Tijuana Design Site and Customer.

Developed strategies to position and offer Design Center services as a low-cost alternative to our current customers:

KARMA Automotive, Parker Hannifin DFW, Parker Dominick Hunter Oxnard CA, Class A Surfacing, Metalcraft Automotive, Zodiac Aerospace and HVH Engineering Solutions.

Currently assisting Parker Aerospace Dallas Fort Wort Division as a Project Engineer on the GE A320 Leap Cost Savings Systems project, job consists on Initiating ECOs, leading DRB meetings and pushing ECOs through the release system in Enovia. Also supporting Parker Irvine division on a Cost Reduction design task for the F15 on Parker’s Aerospace Irvine Division.

UTC AEROSPACE, Chula Vista, CA. (2016)

Design Engineer 787 Legacy - CONTRACTOR

Incorporated Boeing Cost Reduction Engineering Changes, Sheet Metal to Composite Conversions and Design Improvements by following established design industry standards.

Assisted and presented updates on Change Board meetings.

KARMA Automotive, Irvine CA. (2015-Present)

Design Release Engineer - CONTRACTOR / CONSULTING

Responsible for the Release, Design and Supply Chain on Front and Floor Car Body Structure, Car Doors inner structure, Vehicle Hinge package as well as supporting the Build the Moreno Valley Plant.

UTC AEROSPACE, (2013-2014)

Lead Engineer for GE/RR 787 Legacy

Implemented the required systems and coordinated training for site team to help them achieved daily design tasks.

Assisted and presented updates on Change Board meetings for 787.

Kept track of FPY, OTD control board, established Design Quality Metrics, monitored design escapes and implemented corrective actions to avoid repeats.

Supported remote site as a Technical Lead of the Actuations Systems and Engine Buildup team. Ensured engineers followed UTC design guidelines, coordinated site training and introduce them to the Release Process.

Coordinated Basic CAD training for the UTC remote site.

Created and Implemented a Check Process to improve Design Quality.

Monitored Defects of incoming Composite Parts and reported design opportunities to management.

Created communication line between the 787 customer and site, followed customer requirements to deliver a quality finished product.

Introduced to engineers design accountability and the importance of meeting aggressive schedules.

BOMBARDIER MMC, Querétaro, México (2009-2012)

Manufacturing Design Production Support – EXPAT CONTRACTOR

Clean Room on-site support, Re-design Composite Plies and Parts in Production to restore design intent during Lay-up.

Document (LJ-85 Fuselage) discrepancies, provide and approve solutions to eventually use them as baseline design. Mentor Local Engineers on best design practices.

Supported Composite Fuselage and Small parts Build along with Stress Team counterpart.

Supported Composite Builds on 12 hour work day schedule (6pm to 6am)

Made Proper Design Studies, captured Design Change opportunities, informed change board and incorporated design changes when approved.

Assisted MRB group with design changed studies and improvement opportunities.

GOODRICH AEROSPACE, San Diego Ca. (2001-2008)

Design Engineer – DIRECT EMPLOYEE

C-Series and MRJ Translating Sleeve, Composite Components (2008-2011).

787 FACC Vienna, Translating Sleeve Composite re-design task (2007-2008).

Gridlock Design of the Apache Helicopter Rotor Blade as well as A-10 Landing Gear Door (2004-2007).

C-5 program, Secondary Structure and Design of Pylon Fairings (2003-2004).

PW4000, Involved in Thrust Reverser Actuation System Re-design (2001-2003).


BME Mechanical Engineering (Polytechnic, Mexico)

Leadership and Personnel Management Certificate (San Diego State University)

ACE associate certification (Chula Vista CA. 2014)

Lean Practitioner Training (Chula Vista CA. August 2007)


Additional Work History includes:

BOEING, Long Beach Ca. (2000-2001) Design Engineer - CONTRACTOR

Co-Lead of the Conexion by Boeing design Team responsible for the Design of the Module Structure Layout in a 737 the first internet system on a commercial airliner.

BOEING, North America, Downey/Huntington Beach, CA. (1998-2000) Design Engineer - CONTRACTOR

Propulsion Module Program, Primary Structure, and Strut Assembly layout.

Delta IV, Ground Support program, Umbilical Housing Assembly and Purge Barrier Seal Assembly.

ISS, Spares Space Shuttle Mission, Industry Assist on Edwards AFB for NASA on Spare Warehouse Design.

ROHR/BFG, San Diego, CA. (1996-1998) Design Engineer - CONTRACTOR

X-33 Program, involved in Preliminary design layouts, coordinated Interface Control Drawings.

Industry Assist Lockheed Martin Palmdale CA, Coordinated Goodrich Interfaces with Lockheed engineers.

BOEING, Wichita, KS. (1993-1996) Design Engineer – CONTRACTOR

Strut and Nacelle Group 777 Program, responsible for design completion of Reverser Main Beam.

737-X Program, Involved in the Design of Lower Lobe Structure.

ROHR, San Diego, CA. (1989-1992) Design/Drafting Engineer - DIRECT EMPLOYEE

Contributed as a sustaining engineer for RB-211, MD11 and RR Thrust Reverser.

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