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Engineer Design

Naugatuck, CT, 06770
October 07, 2019

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Christopher Dupre

Prospect, CT *****


Highly experienced in multiple facets of manufacturing engineering and design. Pursuing a position in the manufacturing area where my skills and hands-on expertise can be utilized. Work Experience

Manufacturing / Process Engineer

SEITZ LLC., contract plastic molding facility - Torrington, CT January 2013 to September 2019

• Engineer in secondaries production department processing plastic molded parts to meet customer requirements.

• Design / build and implement ultrasonic, thermal and assembly tooling for new projects and upgrades to existing processes.

• Worked closely with QA dept. to design and build measurement gages, go/no-go gages and measuring techniques used in the metrology lab as well as on the shop floor.

• Electronically integrate Poka-yoke features into fixture designs and injection molds to eliminate operator error, product scrap and catastrophic tool damage.

• Worked with Quoting Department, Project Managers, and Tool Design utilizing acquired experience, DFM and PFMEA principles.

• Developed control plans, work instructions, time studies and combination / balance labor tables to improve production efficiency.

• Designed lean cells with 1-piece flow.

• Team captain for various Corrective Actions (CAR) both internal and external.

• Performed production set-ups and debugging, machine/tooling repair, and complete documentation of changes/improvements to satisfy production needs. Manufacturing / Automation Engineer

SPECTRUM PLASTICS, contract plastic molding facility - Ansonia, CT December 2009 to November 2012

• Engineer in secondaries production facility processing plastic molded parts.

• Designed tooling and set-up ultrasonic plastic welding and thermal staking equipment.

* Processed hot-stamping and pad printing plastic components. Senior Manufacturing and Design Engineer


August 1993 to September 2009

Manufacturer of thermal presses and ultrasonic tooling used in the Plastics Industry, Milford, CT Senior Manufacturing and Design Engineer

• Design engineer of facility manufacturing ultrasonic tooling consisting of concepts, design and detail, assembly, purchasing, and documentation control.

• Developed Thermal product line consisting of bench-top and high tonnage presses for use in various plastic assembly processes.

* Designed tooling standards to facilitate rapid manufacture of customer specific tooling in ultrasonic and thermal applications.

* Customer contact for initial product design stage; developed cost-effective methods of plastic assembly and production tooling for customer's applications.

* Designed customer specific semi and fully automated assembly equipment utilizing various electro- mechanical devices and technologies while maintaining ergonomic and OSHA requirements.

* Proficient in ultrasonic horn design and associated requirements of ultrasonic plastic welding

* Proficient in CAD design utilizing Kubotek / Cadkey 3D solids programs. Limited use of Autocad and Solid Works when required.

Manufacturing Engineer

TENAX CORP., contract molding facility - Danbury, CT 1989 to 1993

• Engineer in secondaries production facilities processing plastic molded parts.

* Processed ultrasonic welded, hot-stamped and pad printed plastic components. Education

B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering


1987 to 1989

A.S. in Manufacturing Engineering


1985 to 1987


3d design, Cadkey, Minitab, Excel, Microsoft excel, Word, Lean Manufacturing, Statistical Process Control, Continuous Improvement, CAD

Additional Information

COMPUTER SKILLS: Microsoft Excel and Word, Minitab, Kubotek / Cadkey 3D Design.

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