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Engineer Project Manager

Edmonds, Washington, United States
December 31, 2015

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Mechanical Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer Solidworks® Designer Project Manager

Professional Profile

Product development and testing

Production drawings and assemblies

Customer Liaison (Asian & European)

Work instructions author and trainer

Design For Manufacturability (DFM)

Quality Assurance inspector

Blueprints: GD&T for ISO or ASME

Design team lead and liason

Excellent analytical, technical, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Dedicated and highly motivated, with a high level of attention to detail.

Skilled and experienced at taking products from concept to design to prototyping to production.

Graduation from the US Navy’s elite Nuclear Power School brings the benefit of a proven engineer with outstanding leadership, technical ability, problem solving, and teamwork skills.

Professional Experience

Senior Design Engineer, Romac Industries, Bothell, WA (10/13 – 12/15)

New Product Design Engineer: Conceived, prototyped, designed (Solidworks), tested, and built all the testing and manufacturing tooling as well as the finished end-product.

Project Manager: Helped develop a Stage-Gate process to manage the new-product life-cycle; thus effectively communicating budgets, schedules and expectations.

Manufacturing Engineer: Wrote work instructions, safety standards, inspection and quality documentation. Purchased capital equipment and manufacturing tooling. Trained both assemblers as well as quality inspectors. Continuously improving production and quality via a new MRB process that I initiated and implemented.

Contract Engineering:

Senior Applications Engineer, Fatigue Technologies, Tukwila, WA (4/13 – 8/13)

Mechanical Aerospace Designer: fastener, R&D and tooling designer utilizing Solidworks

Mech. Design & Manufacturing Engineer, Starbucks Coffee, Seattle, WA (2/12 – 3/13)

Regulatory compliance, manufacturing improvements and Solidworks designer

Manufacturing Engineer, Crane Aerospace, Lynnwood, WA (5/11 – 2/12)

Manufacturing Sustainment, Solidworks designer of assembly tooling, MRB, RCCA, etc.

Mech. Design & Manufacturing Engineer, BlueView Tech, Seattle, WA, (9/10 – 3/11)

Solidworks designer and manufacturing improvements of submersible sonar systems

Manufacturing Engineer & Project Manager, Ingersoll Rand, Kent, WA, (5/10 – 8/10)

Construction project management, regulatory compliance, manufacturing improvements

Mechanical Design Engineer, Leviton Mfg. Inc., Bothell, WA, (3/10 – 4/10)

Solidworks designer and testing equipment inventor

Design and Manufacturing Engineer, Seabird Electronics, Bellevue, WA (10/07 – 11/09)

Mechanical Design: R&D, product improvement, testing and manufacturing tooling

Manufacturing Engineer: Extensive process improvements, material testing/selection and vendor selection, work instructions and safety guidelines

Manufacturing and Design Engineer, Pacific Tool, Redmond, WA, (9/04 – 9/07)

Medical R&D Manufacturing Lead: Mechanical design, R&D, prototyping, production, and manufacturing of a cutting-edge MRI medical device

Aerospace Tooling/Testing Engineer: Designed, built and prototyped aerospace tooling

QA Engineer: Performed Internal Audits for ISO 9001 compliance. CMM programming

Contract Engineering:

Process Engineer, Integrated Technologies, Bothell, WA, (5/04 – 9/04)

Solidworks designer and manufacturing improvement consultant

Quality Inspector, Hexcel, Kent, WA, (8/03 – 9/03)

Quality inspector for aerospace parts

Project Manager, IBM Global Services, Seattle, WA, (12/02 – 3/03)

Project manager for Catastrophic Emergency Procedures

Manufacturing Engineer, Mackie Designs, Woodinville, WA, (10/99 – 11/02)

Manufacturing Engineer: Designed/utilized manufacturing plans using Lean Manufacturing techniques and Continuous Improvement techniques

Project Manager: Liaison for European and Asian product development teams

Aerospace Quality Inspector, University Swaging, Ballard, WA, (8/96 – 8/99)

First-Part, In-Process and Final Inspection of airline, helicopter and military aircraft parts

Document control and regulations compliance (ISO 9001, FAA, Mil-Spec, etc.)

Explosives Engineer, NW Technical Industries, Sequim, WA (8/93 – 7/96)

Licensed Explosives Blaster and Haz-Mat Transporter with over 1,500 successful shots.

Extensive shop experience with mills, lathes, saws, welding (MIG & TIG), etc.

Nuclear Machinist (MM4), US Navy, Fast-Attack Submarine “USS Billfish,” (4/88 – 4/91)

Operation and maintenance of nuclear, mechanical, auxiliary and propulsion systems

Naval Commendation for problem-solving skills during a high-pressure sea-trials emergency

Education and Training

BS Mechanical Engineering Kennedy-Western University, Thousand Oaks, CA, (‘04)

Associate of Arts, Pre-Engineering Peninsula College, Port Angeles WA (‘95)

Naval Nuclear Grade Welding Certification Naval Welding School, San Diego, CA (‘90)

Naval Nuclear Power Plant Certification Naval Nuclear Power School, Orlando, FL, (‘89)

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