designing engineer resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

30 + years experience in automotive body design/engineering including: Body Structures, Doors, Vehicle Integration, Interior Trim, Packaging and Surfacing groups. Knowledge of complete vehicle design process from "cradle to grave". 11 years Design Engineer experience. Proficient Computer Aided Designer. Excellent interpersonal skills and self-motivating attitude.

  • Proficient Product design engineer in the Upper Body Structures Group with experience in Body in White, Interior Trim and Doors
  • Responsible for executing Product Design releases on time, with excellence while ensuring compliance with design standards and regulatory requirements
  • Managed styling surface coordination with typical section & program technical specifications
  • Balanced Mass & Cost imperatives with Performance requirements
  • Worked with suppliers, purchasing, manufacturing, and program team and other SMT’s to support production launch
  • Experienced in joint construction, welding requirements, manufacturing capabilities, GD&T and assembly processes
  • Skilled in NX7.5 3D Math generation, Microsoft Office and Team Center (TcAE)
Hei Hotels & Resorts - DESIGNING ENGINEER
, , 2002 - Current
  • Responsible for Product Design in Body Structures – Uppers Group. Recently worked as he Roof System Lead for the newly launched Cadillac XTS Program.
  • Responsiblites included componant and system design of Roof Panel, Sunroof Assy, Sunroof Reinforcement Assy, Front and Rear Headers and Roof bows utilizing Design Best Practices.
  • Completed releases on time, under budget, with minimum mass requrements achieved thru creative geometric designs while still meeting Roof Crush Performance and Minimum Sag Criteria.
  • Interfaces included Interior Trim (Sunvisor, center console & headliner attachments), Electrical (Roof Antenna, Main Body Wiring & Console), Exterior (Roof Rack, Moldings, Glass, & Sunroof Module)
  • Previous programs included Cadillac SRX & Saab Crossover & Saab Wagon with similar responsablities
Amazon.Com, Inc. - DESIGNER - Body Structures Uppers Group, Door CIT (Compartment Integration Team) Group, Door Group
, , 1989 - 2002
  • Responsible for the design of Body Structures and Door components. Worked with engineering to develop math data files that adhere to GM’s manufacturing criteria. Created packaging, door swing & door cutline studies utilizing thermal expansion for vertical plastic panels. Facilitated CIT meetings pertaining to integration issues while working with designers to root cause & problem solve concerns.
, , 1980 - 1989
  • Worked in contract shops both on the board and utilizing areas of the car including Interior Trim, Doors, Structures, Lighting, Packaging & Surfacing.
  • Black Belt in Design for Six Sigma
  • Administrator for Peer Review Website
  • Designed and Built my own Home
Additional Information
  • Enjoy boating, golfing, gardening, reading, macbooking & home improvement projects

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