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Product Development Mechanical Engineer

Charlotte, NC
September 28, 2023

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Charlotte, NC 704-***-****


Experienced mechanical engineer with strong commercial and technical skills. Adept at assessing customer needs and collaborating cross functionally to deliver cost effective and timely solutions in a global, complex environment. Demonstrated ability to deliver technical solutions and products to meet customer requirements in multiple industries including telecommunications, medical devices, and other consumer / industrial markets. Experience includes product development and engineering, machine design, manufacturing, and continuous improvement projects.

Electromechanical Products Medical Device Design for Manufacturing & Assembly Lean Six Sigma New Product Development Microsoft Office PDM Solidworks GD&T Statistical Analysis FEA Simulation PLC Machine Design


Microban Inc, Huntersville, NC 2020-Current

Product Development Engineer

Helped develop innovative antimicrobial resins and coatings for multiple industries

Managed multiple commercialization projects from concept to production release for novel sustainable polymer masterbatches introduced Q4 2022

Prepared and conducted pilot trials in laboratory and consulted on manufacturing transfer at global manufacturing sites

Installed and commissioned automated laboratory equipment

Designed mechanical components using Solidworks and selected electro-mechanical components for test equipment

Consulted on thermal simulation and approved three cavity injection mold for ASTM test specimens

Performed root cause and statistical analyses to resolve manufacturing defects and post-market complaints

Managed lean six sigma initiative to reduce manufacturing costs by $250K by year end 2023

Champ Venture Inc, Charlotte, NC 2019-2020

Mechanical Engineer Consultant

Provide third party contract engineering services. Projects to date include:

Cook Medical – Bloomington, IN

oAssessed and documented risks for capital medical endoscope equipment per ISO 14971

oPerformed research on device adverse events using MAUDE database

oPerformed design verification for catheter devices

oAssessed injection molded plastic options for electronic control housing

oPerformed Minitab statistical analyses to determine and justify sample size and characterize processes

Danaher, Charlotte, NC 6/2017 – 8/2019

Sr Project Engineer

Collaborated cross functionally to achieve $2.5M in cost reductions through margin expansion and quality improvement projects for dental medical device manufacturer

Redesigned pneumatic powered fixtures for automated fatigue cycle testing of components

Modified assembly operations to facilitate automation to achieve cost reduction

Utilized lean six sigma tools and methods to help reduce process cycle times 50%

Designed injection molded covers for X-ray machines and dental sensors with Solidworks 2D & 3D

Designed and modified packaging for components and subassemblies

Performed FEA simulation to help verify design and minimize prototyping

Electrolux 3/2016 – 6/2017

Advanced Product Engineer

Managed North America regional continuous improvement projects for refrigerators and freezers focused on process and component/subassembly redesign to facilitate automation to reduce labor and part costs

Continuous improvement projects reduced costs by $750k for 2016 and projected $1.1M for 2017

Redesigned subassemblies and components for automation, ease of assembly, and cost (e.g. roller assembly, thermoformed cabinet liners, sheetmetal panels, etc..)


Programmable Logic Controllers – Central Piedmont Community College – Spring 2023

Optomizing Plastic Part Design – Polymer Technology Center - 2023

Product Development – American Society of Mechanical Engineers – 2021

Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing - 2020


Masters Business Administration, Nova University, Ft Lauderdale, FL

Masters Mechanical Engineering–Design & Manufacturing, Georgia Institute of Technology

Bachelors Mechanical Engineering, University North Carolina-Charlotte

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