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Engineer Design

Location:
Indianapolis, IN, 46256
Salary:
65k
Posted:
August 30, 2012

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*D MECHANICAL DESIGNER AND BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Forward-thinking professional offering knowledge of Automotive plastic and steel components, medical equipment and device repair plus more than 20 years of experience in 3D design/drafting engineering, industrial manufacturing, and installation of industrial tooling and repair of machine components, complemented with hands-on skills in quality control. Creative and quality-focused with comprehensive background in test and verification of component assembly along with implementing lean manufacturing process. Collaborative and proven efficient in building machines from conceptualization to successful completion. I am armed with strong troubleshooting skills and aptitude in diagnosing mechanical and electrical issues, coupled with dedication in maintaining excellent customer service.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

AS IN BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

CONCEPTUALIZATION / DESIGN / REPAIR

PLASTIC/STEEL PART DESIGN/DRAFTING W GD&T

QUALITY CONTROL

LEAN METHODOLOGY

CUSTOMER SERVICE

PROJECT PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

PRIORITIZATION OF TASKS

VENDOR SELECTION

PROCESS DEVELOPMENT

PERSONNEL TRAINING

INSTRUCTION SHEET DEVELOPMENT

FAILURE MODE EFFECTS ANALYSIS (FMEA)

20 YEARS 3D CAD EXPERIENCE

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Microsoft Office Suite AutoCAD, Solid Edge, Solidworks, SDRC I-DEAS, Pro E and Unigraphics NX Software Packages: Multisim, Ultiboard, and MATLAB ISO 9001 Experience and ISO 9001 Auditor RFID/RTLS Systems

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Keihin North America Greenfield, IN

Project Engineer April 2012–Present

• Perform analysis of automated machinery and design components to enhance performance

• Calibrate oil pressure test machine to comply with home company’s data collection.

• Aid in the redesign of automotive fuel management systems.

IU Health Indianapolis, IN

BMET 1 June 2011–April 2012

• Perform Preventative Maintenance and fix IV pumps, PCA pumps, SCD, feeding pumps and pathology lab equipment.

• Ensure proper calibration of medical equipment and carry out necessary repairs

• Overhaul and rebuild equipment

St. Vincent Hospital Indianapolis, IN

BMET Intern Jan 2011–May 2011

• Troubleshoot and fix IV pumps as well as conduct studies and research on equipment manuals and communicate with technical support

• Ensure proper calibration of medical equipment and carry out necessary repairs

• Overhaul and rebuild equipment with broken cases

ATK Launch Systems Brigham City, UT

Design Engineer 2007–2008

• Checked and ensured that drawing dimensions meet model dimensions and are per ASME Y14.41 3.3.2 and 3.1.1

• Confirmed if solids were closed and were given with appropriate material density

• Organized models and assemblies, ensuring accuracy in part number and revision

• Updated models and identified bad nodes

• Supported other preparers, modeler, and designers as necessary

• Enabled monitoring of skin stressed during launch through the design of sensor assemblies attached to the rocket motor outer skin

Whitley Products Plymouth, IN

Design Engineer 2006–2007

• Developed tube assemblies and adjusted tube routing

• Customized brazing fixtures and gages; tested fixture through AutoCAD Inventor and SDRC I-DEAS

• Improved the manufacturing process and increased production efficiency by implementing lean manufacturing procedures

• Designed 3D models and 2D drawings of fixtures and gages for tool room shops

• Reduced time in setting up a CNC tube bender by 30 minutes through the successful design of a universal tube gage fixture

Global Tool and Automation Corp. Fort Wayne, IN

Design Engineer/Machine Designer (contract position) 2006

• Architected detailed tests and production machines along with their components using AutoCAD Inventor

• Drafted designs from scratch and based on the Sales Department’s input

• Specified components for use as well as formed 3D models and 2D drawings with GD&T

• Successfully developed a BOM of purchased and manufactured parts

• Created a test fixture to test the casting porosity for Dana Gear

Design Facts Fort Wayne, IN

Design Engineer/Machine Designer (contract position) 2005

• Worked for a custom machine building company and developed detailed machine components for automation and product assembly machines using AutoCAD Mechanical Desktop 2006 and AutoCAD Inventor

• Ensured that design specifications were achieved based on project requirements and customer expectations

• Created 3D models and 2D drawings with GD&T; identified components that would be used and assisted in building machines

• Optimized the design of an assembly line for Yankee Candle to enable the production of new double sent misters

Wabash Technologies Huntington, IN

Design Engineer (contract position) 2004–2005

• Developed product designs for a major sensor company

• Coordinated with project engineers and ensured timely project completion for crank position and fuel injection sensors

• Created 3D models in SDRC I-DEAS NX, as well as designed tooling components and jigs

• Enhanced assembly procedures and eliminated cable assembly by working on an electronic throttle control for motorcycles

Precision Plastics Columbia City, IN

Design Engineer 1999–2004

• Functioned as one of the only two mold designers and IT technologists

• Accomplished a broad array of responsibilities and was recognized as a design “Jack of all trades”

• Liaised between customers from initial concept and design of model, injection molds, CAM, and quality assurance through project delivery and after-sale feedback

• Developed tooling design and assisted customers with design of models, plastic injection molds, and SDRC

• Customized 2D drawings with GD&T of the tool components for in-house tool shop

• Achieved design requirements and checked for possible interference while creating complete mold in SDRC 3D

• Streamlined design and engineering functions through successful design of a robotic head to pick parts into mold

• Significantly reduced cost for the company by initiating the usage of plastics for mold and design parts

EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS

(AS) Associate of Science in Biomedical Engineering Technology (2009–2011)

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, IN

Covidien Certificate of Completion:

“Fire Prevention and Safety During Surgical Procedures”

“Electro surgery Continuing Education Module

AFFILIATIONS

Indiana Biomedical Society (2009–Present)

Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) (2009)



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