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Product Development Mechanical Engineering

El Paso, Texas, United States
October 26, 2016

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Jorge Banda


Seeking a Mechanical Engineering position that can benefit from my product development skills, creativity, and engineering background to contribute to the company’s growth.


BS in Mechanical Engineering: New Mexico State University Graduated: May 2016 GPA: 2.73/4.0

Study Abroad: Victoria University (VU) Melbourne, Australia Fall 2012


ME460: Apply Finite Element Analysis ME425: Design of Machine Elements CHE451: Engineering Economy

ME340: Applied Thermodynamics ME326: Mechanical Design CHE361: Engineering Materials


Chemistry Department at New Mexico State University – Summer Intern 06/2016 – 08/2016

Plan and executed a comprehensive study of compression strength from clay pellets for heavy metal extraction.

Performed Computational fluid dynamic simulations to optimize flow patterns for pellet filters.

Conducted experiments to determine the ability of clay pellets to secure Uranium concentration.

Troubleshoot and repaired of laboratory equipment such as the Thermogravimetric analyzer.

Academic Technologies, UTEP – Instructional Technology Specialist 07/2009 - 08/2014

Provide Students and Professor with training in CAD, Modeling and 3D printing for rapid prototyping.

Designed and constructed a digital surveillance network of over 20 cameras in to secure high-value equipment.

Maintained technical building infrastructure and provided hardware maintenance to 250+ machines

Directed audio/visual set up and support for 80+ events and conferences (audience sizes: 50-850)

Yazaki North America, PEDSA – system Technician 05/2008 - 08/2008

Provided technical support for Electrical Harness manufacturing facility with over 1000 employees.

Supervised lines of production in order to avoid manufacturing delays and maximize production

Assisted over 200+ administrative employees with technical difficulties.


Experienced performing Finite element analyses with heat transfer and flow conditions.

Proficient in CAD, Modeling, and CFD in various software such as Siemens NX10, AutoCAD, SolidWorks2015

Experience using research lab equipment and software, such as: TGA, Instron testing machines, and LabView.

Familiar with manufacturing processes: Welding, soldering, Braising, Milling, plasma cutting and CNC.

Product development experience, rapid prototyping and use of FDM 3d printers.

Excellent communication skills in English and Spanish.


NMSU Shark Tank Competition Finalist 2015 Miner M Competition 1st place 2013

Idea Pitch Competitor winner 2015 Study Abroad Scholarship 2012

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