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Injection Molding Mechanical

Wilmington, Massachusetts, United States
August 22, 2016

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STEVEN W. KULKA Home 978-***-****

** ***** *******, **********, ** 01887 e-mail: Cell 978-***-****


Clearance: Active Secret

Passport: Valid USA


1995-Present BAE SYSTEMS Inc., Lexington, MA

Design and detail tools, jigs, fixtures and gages for assembly, inspection, shock / vibe and vacuum testing of cryogenically cooled Infrared Dewars and Thermoelectric (uncooled) Focal Plane Array (FPA) packages. Responsible for design and detail of all form and trim dies for hermetically sealed packages and getters. Design and support high volume tooling for all manufacturing phases of Thermal Weapon Sights (TWS), Common Remote Weapon Platform Systems (CROWS) and Driver Enhanced Vision Systems (ENVG). Design mechanical test stations for electro-optic products; clean room compliant, critical optical alignment tooling for commercial, military and space applications. Support HgCdTe foundry and LPE laboratory. Procure all proto-type and production tooling and interface with machine shops / fabrication houses daily.

1990-1995 AT&T Network Systems, North Andover, MA

Conceived, designed and detailed tooling, jigs, fixtures and gages for the manufacture of electronic devices for the telecommunication industry. Designed pre-form, cut and trim dies for SMT application, production wave solder fixtures for Circuit Card line and developed field service tools. All work performed at off-site location. Worked directly with toolroom and interfaced with outside vendors and suppliers on a daily basis.


Contracts: Genzyme Tissue Repair, Cambridge, MA

Responsible for the documentation of mechanical packaging, exploded view DWG's and visual aids for the BIOTECH industry. Primarily focused on packaging and transport of Human Skin Tissue for transplant.

Knight Tool Co., Haverhill, MA

Designed tooling, machining fixtures, gages, dies, machines and presses for SMT form and trim products.

Richards Machine Co. / Lighthouse Mfg. / Smith Mechanical Design

Automotive Die design for supported / unsupported extruded weather-seal window channel.

Camalot Systems, Haverhill, MA

Designed and detailed mechanical products for SMT adhesive dispensing equipment.

Lawrence Pumps Inc., Lawrence, MA

Drafted top level assembly, sub-assembly and detail drawings of all weldments and components for large scale disposable slurry pumps for Westinghouse Nuclear Facility, Savanna, GA.

Everett Pattern and Mfg., Middleton, MA

Produced casting/machining documentation packages for semi-conductor processing equipment.

1986-1990 Raytheon Missile Systems Division, Lowell, MA

Conceived, designed and detailed tooling, jigs, fixtures and gages for all phases of manufacturing guidance and control sections for AIM, AGM and SAM air vehicles to ANSI Y14.5 and MIL-STD's.

1985-1986 Kona Corp., Gloucester, MA

Conceived, designed and detailed mechanical systems, devices, hydraulic valve gates and new products related to hot runner systems for the plastic injection molding industry.

References: Furnished upon request.

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