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Mechanical Design Engineer

New Hampton, NY, 10958
February 19, 2020

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Samuel E. DenDanto

Greater New York Metropolitan Area

Phone : 845-***-**** E-mail : WORK EXPERIENCE

Production Resource Group (PRG) — New Windsor, New York October 2019 – January 2020 Mechanical Design Engineer

• Designed theatrical automation equipment with redundant safety mechanisms and dual feedback systems

• Liaison between project management, customers, and manufacturing to ensure project success

• Reduced manufacturing time for components of a PRG product line through design optimization studies WET Design — Los Angeles, California August 2018 – September 2019 Product Development Engineer

• Developed underwater robotic devices

Mechanical designs included power transmission, sealing, and nozzle design

• Validated engineering designs through numerical analysis, simulation, and prototyping

• Collaborated directly with the manufacturing process from initial prototype to full-scale production of devices

Hands-on experience with injection molding, lathes, mills, sheet metal processes, and weldment

• Interfaced with customers and in-house design team to develop standard product lines Arrow Electronics — Syracuse, New York June – August 2017 Development Engineering & Project Management Intern

• Created and curated model catalog, including drawing templates, for Arrow Intelligent Systems

• Collaborated with fellow engineers and manufacturing in Thailand to design sheet metal enclosures

Designed and executed thermal testing plans for enclosures Production Resource Group (PRG) — New Windsor, New York June – August 2016 Technical Design & Engineering Intern

• Drafted standard parts and mechanical systems on AutoCAD & Inventor

• Communicated with various departments, such as machinists and painters, to optimize product design and cost

• Developed Bill of Materials for mechanical systems EDUCATION

Syracuse University — College of Engineering and Computer Science B.S. Mechanical Engineering / Engineering & Computer Science Management Minor May 2018

• Dean’s List - Fall/Spring 2014-2015, Fall/Spring 2017, Spring 2018

• Relevant Coursework: Control Systems, FEA, Engineering Materials & Processes, Manufacturing Processes

• Capstone: Design and present critical redundancy sensor & spring tensioner for mobility assisted hand controller SKILLS

• Proficient in AutoCAD, ANSYS Workbench, Communication, ePDM, Excel, FEA, GD&T (ASME Y14.5), Inventor, Lean, Mechanical Design, Problem-Solving, Rapid Prototyping, Solidworks, Testing, & Validation LEADERSHIP and COMMUNITY

Boy Scouts of America — Goshen, NY October 2003 – October 2013 Eagle Scout

• Patrol Leader, Newsletter Editor, Scribe, Librarian ACTIVITIES

ASME — Global August 2014 – Present

Science Olympiad — Goshen, NY September 2008 – June 2014

• STEM based competition encouraging development of problem-solving skills and teamwork Skyworks Project — Syracuse, NY February 2016 – May 2018 Engineering Member

• Researched, designed, built, and tested complex small unmanned aerial systems

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