Seeking the position of a mechanical designer in a challenging organization where I can contribute my knowledge and experience in mechanical component and package design utilizing 2D and 3D SolidWorks and CAD Tools. PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL SKILLS
Highly experienced in mechanical designing ruggedized enclosures, test stands, and molded and injection molded hand held packages for industrial and commercial application.
In-depth knowledge of drawings, materials, welding, and finish standards.
Comprehensive knowledge of product design for metals, plastics and injection mold products.
Detailed knowledge of product manufacturing processes and limitations.
Proficient with SolidWorks, software packages and applications
Well-developed communication, coordination with project team members and management.
Dedicated and loyal worker with a positive attitude towards work and colleagues. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Frog Hollow Nursery and Retail Gift Shop Arab, AL
Co-Owner 02/2011 – Present
Built business from ground up.
Designed and built two 100’x30’ greenhouses, including structural, power, water, and ventilation
Designed and built multi-floor gift shop - Nov. 2012 – Jan. 2014
Performed day to day operations of inventory control, ordering, maintaining, sales, and shipment of goods. Continental / Siemens / Chrysler Corporation Huntsville, AL Senior Mechanical Product Designer 03/1983 – 2/2011
Develop mechanical designs ranging from pre-production (i.e. rapid prototyping) to full-scale manufacturing.
Utilized stereolithography (SLA) to move designs from concept to production.
Designed ruggedized hand held test systems to withstand harsh handling environments of automotive manufacturing plants.
Designed ruggedized NEMA 12 equipment enclosures with self-contained environmental control packages.
Designed overhead conveyor railing (Demag) for test equipment and tool balancers.
Teamed with electrical engineers in designing test enclosures, fixtures for mounting sensitive electronics, heat sinks, and antennas.
Performed design and mechanism research for new products and equipment. R2C Support Services Huntsville, AL
Senior Mechanical Product Designer 07/2014 – Present
Utilized Solidworks to design and package electro-mechanical hardware.
Modified and upgraded existing products and equipment to extend service life.
Created mil-spec documentation to level 3 standards. SOFTWARE SKILLS:
MS Office, Solid Works 2018, Solid Works PDM, Catia V5, Auto Cad, and SAP System . PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
MicroStation Mechanical Design 1986
SolidWorks 2007 Mechanical Design 2006
Catia V5 Mechanical Design 2008
Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance 2008
Buckhorn High School 1980
Madison County Technical College – Huntsville Alabama, 1978 – 1980 SECURITY CLEARANCE: Secret Active