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May 2008 to September 2010 Conmet, Inc Vancouver, WA Contract Position
November 2007 to May 2008 Celerity Group, Inc Tualatin, OR Contract Position
January 2006 to September 2007 Xerox Corp. Wilsonville, OR Contract Position
Accomplishments: Mechanical engineering support to design teams of new color printer. Designed parts in sheet metal and
plastics using Pro/Engineer and Intralink softwares.
October 2004 to January 2006 Sherpa Design, Portland, OR
Accomplishments: Designed several products for a variety of clients on a per-project basis. Pro/Engineer (Wildfire) and Solidworks
were my primary design tools.
December 2003 to June 2004 Micropump, Inc., Vancouver, WA
Accomplishments: Completed release of existing product to production. Developed existing piston pump for both a new market and application, using Solidworks to design three plastic injection molded parts.
June 2000 to April 2002 G.E. Interlogix Inc., Tualatin, OR
Accomplishments: Designed a next generation smoke detector line, consisting of multiple models. Redesigned existing CO2 detector to improve appearance and reduce costs. Used Pro/Engineer as a design tool to develop several plastic parts and assemblies. Configured and maintained a Pro/Intralink database of new and existing designs.
January 2000 to June 2000 Tektronix, Beaverton, OR. Contract Position
Accomplishments: Designed and developed new sheet metal and plastic parts for a new model testing device.
May 1998 to April 1999 Index Sensors & Controls, Redmond, WA
Accomplishments: Successfully redesigned faulty coolant level sensor by solving complex liquid sealing issues.
December 1996 to March 1998 Mackie Designs Inc., Woodinville, WA
Accomplishments: Sole mechanical engineer on team developing the first affordable digital audio mixer. Worked closely with an industrial designer to ensure the electronic packaging satisfied the intended design intent. Completed sheet metal packaging of electronic enclosure, including all related hardware. Involved production in order to optimize design for manufacture. Designed plastic injection molded parts that conformed with the industrial design of the product. Pro/Engineer was used extensively.
January 1996 to May 1996 Bioject Inc., Portland, OR. Contract Position
Accomplishments: Researched new manufacturing methods and cost reduced needle-free injector.
April 1992 to July 1995 Stairmaster Sports, Kirkland, WA
Accomplishments: Received patent for design of new kayak exercise machine. Redesigned a legacy product to reduce manufacturing costs and improve appearance, and performed sustaining engineering on trademark stair stepper. Redesigned current products to reduce cost while improving features. Qualify and visit vendors at key points during the design process. Designed parts and assemblies using weldments, castings, and machined parts of various metals. Acted as engineering liaison with manufacturing facility to bring new designs to production. Improved manufacturability of existing products through part count reduction. Pro/Engineer and Autocad were my primary design tools.
University of Dayton Dayton, Ohio Mechanical Engineering Technology