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Mechanical Engineer

Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
October 31, 2016

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Enthusiastic, capable and creative problem solver who works effectively in collaborative cross- functional team environments to create new products. Self-starter looking to learn, contribute, and grow. CORE COMPETENCIES

Computer Aided Design – ProEngineer,

SolidWorks, and SpaceClaim

Failure Analysis

Finite Element Analysis (FEA) – ANSYS and

SolidWorks Simulation

Product Design

Product Development

Tolerance Analysis

Manufacturing - Working knowledge of various

machining, molding, and other manufacturing

techniques and capabilities

Effective Communicator

Verification and Validation

Skilled with Microsoft Office



Nashua, New Hampshire

Design Engineer 01/2016 to Present

Selected to work with an elite team of mechanical and signal integrity engineers to develop a next generation connector platform to lead the high speed connector market.

Design lead for critical mating interface (separable contact) for the product family

Designed high power connector system, including injection molded components and machined components

Analyzed design performance using FEA simulations on a variety of components.

Improved Design For Manufacturability (DFM) through collaborative effort with key global suppliers.

Developed tolerance analyses of product for a variety manufacturing and product implementation scenarios.

Designed and implemented engineering test methods for characterizing product, as well as validating FEA simulations. Mechanical Integrity Engineer 06/2011 to 12/2015

Analyzed a variety of key products and components using FEA including high speed and high reliability mating interfaces, PCB attachment technologies, and machine automation components. o Improved product reliability, manufacturability and cost.

Designed novel test methods for characterizing potential failure modes, and provided recommendations on product designs to minimize risk of field failures.

Drove product verification and qualification process testing based on industry standards (Telcordia, EIA, IEC, UL etc.)

Improved customer satisfaction working with high profile customers and major suppliers internationally and domestically.

Lead failure analysis investigations and product improvements for top tier customers with high visibility issues. Identified root cause and corrective actions on various quality and manufacturing issues.

Calculated field risk assessments for customers with critical quality issues already in the field.

Drove key manufacturing process improvements through collaboration with suppliers.

Reduced cost in several products and applications directing multidisciplinary groups.

Conceptualized innovative and cost effective solutions for modifying existing product to meet new and non-standard requirements for specific customer applications.

Researched, and purchased new lab equipment to expand capabilities including digital microscopes, scanning electron microscope (SEM), and environmental chambers.

Supervised interns and managed summer projects.

Provided key feedback to design teams by analyzing thermal response of product using FEA simulations, infrared cameras, and direct measurements via thermocouple sensors.

Improved throughput and quality by analyzing and developing new reflow ovens profiles for surface mount technology.

Evaluated new and innovative materials and devised applications to implement them in new and existing product.

Assessed automated optical inspection (AOI) equipment and in-line measurement systems (flying probe). SEDONA INTERNATIONAL INC,

Nashua, New Hampshire

Engineering Intern (Engineering Services Company) 05/2009 to 04/2011 Member of the engineering group responsible for designing a variety of complex electro-mechanical products including a large ASIC emulator, active solar reflectors and new high efficiency, high power DC-DC converter technology. Created and updated large ProEngineer assembly models to document Engineer Change Orders (ECO). Created 3D models of a new power converter targeted to mobile military applications requiring electro-mechanical packaging. AMPHENOL-TCS

Nashua, New Hampshire

Development Engineering Intern 05/2008 to 08/2008

Gained key design experience developing test fixtures for various applications and products, performed finite element analysis, and executed engineering documentation updates.

Designed, simulated, drafted, built, and tested a universal mechanical shock fixture for all Amphenol-TCS connector products. EDUCATION


University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, USA Cum Laude Honor

Engineer In Training (EIT)


Tau Beta Pi


o University of New Hampshire Chapter Treasurer – 2011 REFERENCES

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