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Mechanical Engineer Manufacturing

Katy, TX
October 05, 2021

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Alex Simmons

Houston, Texas, United States



Mechanical Engineer with 2 year experience in the biomedical industry in the following roles; manufacturing engineer, research&development, and field service. I've preformed time studies on manufacturing lines to optimize assembly times, authored validation/quality IQ/OQ/PQ/Parent/Child protocols & qualifications, processed ECRs. Lead CAPA teams, designed protocols for FDA and ISO 9001 testing, revised and created engineering drawings and BOMs under ASME standards. Preformed testing for new medical product development. Regularly worked with rapid prototyping CNC and milling as well as 3D printing. Processed ECNs as well as handled supply logistics for redesigned parts. Regularly preformed clinical site visits for engineering technical support during trials and preventative maintenance. Well versed in routine site reports and solving equipment malfunctions/issues onsite, conducting site surveys for equipment installations and speaking with doctors and other clinical staff. WORK EXPERIENCE

October 2018-July 2019

Field Service Engineer


United States

● Serviced and Maintained $80,000 Class II FDA regulated laser optomechanical devices used for the lens power optimization of light adjustable lenses installed in cataract patient eyes after surgery at four private optometry clinics in the Midwest.

● Often Next-Day servicing for repair requests or clinical assistance required excellent time management and book keeping skills to properly prepare flight, hotel, transportation, replacement parts, service kits, and report documentation.

● Offered kind, courteous no fault communication to doctors, clinical staff when providing technical guidance on equipment operation and troubleshooting.

● Actively participated in weekly team meetings via teleconference to discuss site, equipment, software, documents and process flow improvements.

June 2017-July 2018

Research & Development Mechanical Engineer 1

Abbott Laboratories

United States

● Managed 3-5 different continual hardware engineering projects for multiple product lines simultaneously, individual products maintained a market value of 15,000 - 30,000 USD which included cardiac oblation generator and mapping device.

● Designed 3 new parts for an existing high voltage medical device.

● Developed 1 new mechanical attachment for the rotational purposes of a linear actuator.

● Revised 3 pre-existing engineering drawings for high quality medical devices.

● Attained 9 RoHS/REACH environmental certifications/reports from supplier/vendors.

● Preformed 3 engineering analysis for 6060-1 standard compatibility, material compatibility, and fatigue on parts for marketed medical devices.

February 2017-June 2017

Manufacturing Engineer


United States

● Performed multiple time studies to bring the efficiency up of 2 production lines by 75%.

● Processed 1 engineering change orders through AGILE.

● Wrote and Executed 8 Parent/Child, Installation Qualification, Operational Qualification, Performance Qualification Plans/Protocols.

● Heavily revised 3 Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) for use with new manufacturing process/equipment. EDUCATION


Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Whitacre College of Engineering, Texas Tech University

Texas, United States

Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME), Minor in MathematicsFall 2012 - Winter 2016 Whitacre College of Engineering, Texas Tech University (TTU)

● Member Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Honor Society

• Mechanical Engineering


Engineering Analysis Engineering Change Orders Time Studies Computational Fluid Dynamics Industrial Engineer Manufacturing Engineer Life Cycle Lubrication Fluid Dynamics Manufacturing Process Optimization Plant Management Solidworks Electrical Engineering General Electrical High Voltage Mechanical/Electrical Engineer Mechanical Engineer Actuator Linear Actuator Optomechanical TOPO Mapping Fatigue Heat Transfer Finite Element Finite Element Analysis Autodesk Medical Device Medical Devices FDA Class Ii Service Engineer SOPS Microsoft Dynamics Dynamics Windchill Biomedical Laser Book Keeping Documentation Process Flow Cardiac Time Management Change Orders Excel Microsoft Excel Microsoft Word WORD Mechanical Engineering MSME BSME FEA Autocad


Member Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Honor Society LANGUAGES

Chinese - Intermediate English - Intermediate


I am authorized to work in the following countries:

• United States

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