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Mechanical Design Engineer

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
April 20, 2017

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James A. Koch ***** * Ave. N

612.***.**** Plymouth, MN 55447

Objective: To obtain a challenging design position where I can utilize my skills, experience and education.

Work History: Shorewood Engineering, Waconia, MN

Mechanical Design Engineer

Pressure Sensitive Labeling Machines

(Oct.2007 to Present)

Create new custom design automated machines and modify existing designs utilizing Solidworks. All new design has been created into an organized library of parts, fully functioning assemblies in Solidworks. Create weldments, machined parts (aluminum, sstl, plastic) and assemblies. Sole Mechanical Design Engineer responsible for all documentation from modeling individual parts to detailing using GD&T to building sub and large assemblies driving bills of materials with no supervision. Selection of various purchased components. Collaborate with controls and electrical engineers. Use existing 2d and 3d documentation to create change tooling for existing machines in the field. Create fully rendered models and animations using Photoworks for literature as featured on the website. (Solidworks & Autocad)

H&B Elevators, Minneapolis, MN

Mechanical Design – Custom Elevator Cabs

Custom design of elevator cab shells, cab interior walls, ceilings, railings, operator panels, cab doors, entrance doors and entrance frames. Independently take an order from sales and prepare for production. Responsible for complete design of all parts and bills of materials utilizing Solidworks. (Dec.’06 to Oct’07)

Utilized the following software: Solid Works ’07, AutoCAD 2002

Symmetry Solutions, Brooklyn Park, MN

Application Engineer – Solidworks Reseller

Tasks: Solidworks technical support answering Solidworks

problem calls and product demonstration (Jul’06 to Dec.’06)

Utilized the following software: Solid Works ’07, Maximizer

Burgess Industries Inc., Plymouth, MN

Mechanical Design – Automation Equipment

Design of custom automated conveying, sheet metal bending, punching, and shearing equipment for the printing industry. Duties also included work directly with marketing task’s included 3D animation, 3D models for literature and website. Traveled on site for installation and troubleshooting of product. (Jul’04 to Jul’06)

Utilized the following software: Solid Works ’07, AutoCAD 2000

Education: Specialized Associate of Science Degree in

Engineering CAD Technology

NTI School of CAD Technology, Eden Prairie, MN

Graduated June 2004

Course studies included:

*3D Modeling/Design *Solid Works

*Pro Engineer *Inventor

*Pro/Mold design *AutoCAD 2002

*Pro Sheet Metal *Detailing

*Cast Parts *GDT (Geometric Tolerance)

*Machined Parts *Manufacturing Processes

Intern at RFA Engineering during my tenure at NTI.

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