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Jensen Beach, Florida 34957
Mechanical Design Engineer, leading successful design projects and teams. Experienced in steel, aluminum, castings, forgings and injection molded component product design, testing, manufacture and release. Demonstrated successes – improving designs with cost reduction and product reliability.
Strengths and Competencies
● CREO (Pro – Engineer) ● NX ● Solidworks ● MSOffice (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project)
● PDM ● Windchill ● TeamCenter Engineering ● GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing)
● Bill of Material (BoM) ● APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) ● DFMEA (Design Failure Mode Effects Analysis)
● SAP ● DFSS (Design for Six Sigma) ● DRBFM (Design Review Based on Failure Mode) ●
Design / Detail @ Lockheed Martin
Using Creo 4 and Windchill 10 PLM software
Product; Unmanned underwater vehicle
Ballast – machined aluminum manifold with a multiple valve distribution system
Develop new 3D data and documentation including required detail drawings
Review design input with engineering team and management to insure compliance
1/2018 – 12/2018
Design Engineer – Creo 4 and Windchill 10 @ John Deere
Seeding design cradle used to hold twin planting seed enabling computer to measure volume available
Replace current incandescent lighting with new LED arrangement, reviewing LED light pattern overlap
Product evaluation, review complete catalog of current seeding support frame used in product line
Engineering Team Leader – SolidWorks 2016 @ Vermeer
Co-ordinate projects on-site at Vermeer, processed by Productive Resources at off-site location.
Compile / establish ECN (engineering change notice) data for projects.
Check work finished and direct any modification required to complete customer requirements.
Vermeer customers; Forage Product Engineering and Cutting Edge Product Engineering.
MID STATES TECHNICAL @ Whirlpool-Amana
Design Engineer – Creo 2 and Windchill 10
Develop Cost and Quality improvements on current and new refrigerators.
R&D Senior Design Engineer
Design new product using SolidWorks
Make sample parts, create cutter path, bending details and assembly documents using AutoCAD
Purchase sub-components for prototype assembly validation
AEROTEK / EASi @ Woodward - Industrial Turbomachinery Systems
CREO Design Contractor
Production line equipment.
New manufacturing work enclosures.
CREO Process Plan documentation for ITS products
Revise assembly line layout and sequencing.
MID STATES TECHNICAL @ John Deere
Cost Reduction Engineer
Engineering, Business Management and Production team.
Review current product to determine valid cost reduction.
Verify all costs associated with component, sub-system and related parts.
Create and co-ordinate generation of Creo 2 files with off-shore staff, using Windchill 9.
Complete fit-up and conduct design reviews with management, marketing and product design.
Review design changes with manufacturing and plant production line personnel
Annual cost reduction $ 5,000,000
Technologist – Santa Fe, NM
Manufacturing Engineer – Emission Control Systems
Design Engine Exhaust Emission Tier IV Treatment Products
Manufacturing product production method selection
Mentored engineering staff in design software (Pro-E) and data management using Team Center
SAP subject matter expert for interdepartmental site SAP adoption
Product Engineer – Mossville, IL
Design Consultant – Engine Mounted Components LPSD
Designed and released both turbo related and emission control tier 4 components
Modified designs to efficiently utilize available staff and manufacturing equipment
Confirmed Bills of Material, determining purchased finished and in-house production requirements
Added marking and of laser-cut parts to identify component and location of bends and welds
Reduced product prototype time in the final build from eight (8) days to five (5) hours
Reduced set-up time and scrap rate, leading to faster flow-through of product and increased profit
Fuel System, Senior Release Engineer
Reviewed designs, timing and manufacturability ensuring projected completion of the project.
Completed release of new diesel fuel module, with submission of all required customer and internal documentation, prior to vehicle start of production date
Reduced cost and enhanced quality by meeting weekly with a team comprising manufacturing, quality (supplier and customer) and program management
Redesigned fuel module to allow utilization in low profile environment
Oversaw product testing complying with federal, customer and corporate specifications
Fuel System, Senior Design Engineer
Air intake manifold
S-bore Throttle Body, enhanced control of air flow
Developed new fuel pump configurations
Production liaison between engineering, manufacturing plant and customer
Interior Sensor, Senior Design Engineer
Lead team of four design engineers to develop vehicle interior occupant sensor system
Developed interior sensor system housing to mount sensors and circuit board
Modeled sensor beam range and profile, for ultra-sonic beams
Examples of assignments during additional experience
Sheet metal “body in white” design and layout at Ford trucks Europe – Basildon, England
General Motors: vehicle interior layout verification and Design of vehicle seating systems – Warren, Michigan
Completion of new HVAC system at Ford – Dearborn, MI
Reducing physical size of HVAC by over 60%, while increasing overall efficiency
Manager of Pro-E department at Sygnetics – Troy, MI
Transfer of design data from CADAM to Pro-E for Stryker Surgical while at Sygnetics
Reduced processes to under four hours per drawing.
Design of new plastics reservoir and fuel delivery system for Ford, while at DuPont Automotive – Troy, MI
Module design now used throughout automotive industry
Apprenticeship at British Leyland Cars – Austin Morris division
Bromsgrove (North East Worcestershire) College, Bromsgrove, England
ONC Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
HNC-A1 Mechanical Engineering
Bosch - Global Relationships; US and Germany
Bosch - Global Relationships; US and Mexico
Kepner Tregoe - Project Management
UNITED STATES PATENT 4856848 – Manual Headrest
“…an apparatus and method of utilization thereof of a fore and aft adjustable vehicle seat headrest.”