mechanical design engineer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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15+ years experience as a Design Engineer within the automation equipment and new product development fields. Experience in the automotive, medical, food and consumer product industries. Extensive experience with SolidWorks/AutoCAD Pro Extensive use of GD&T / CTF Dimensions for manufacturability. Ability to visualize, trouble-shoot, and benchmark with a team during design to alleviate manufacturing problems or increased costs. Utilize PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) for the accountability of an organization (each product must be managed from raw materials to its design to usage to proper disposal or re-use). Dedicated [job title] with excellent technical, analytical and communication skills demonstrated by [number] years of experience.Results-driven Mechanical Engineer with solid product engineering and QA experience.Meticulous CAD Drafter with 17 years of knowledge and experience within various engineering disciplines.Detail-oriented professional with more than 20 years of CAD experience in civil, transportation, electrical, architectural detail and other disciplines of mechanical design service.Dependable CAD Drafting professional with over 3 years experience using Solidworks, Revit and Sketch-Up technology.Experienced CAD Drafter with solid knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. Proven ability to manage multiple projects and meet critical deadlines.

  • 15+ years SolidWorks / SolidWorks PDM
  • 15+ years AutoCAD
  • Electromechanical Component Design, Machine Design
  • Injected Mold Design
  • Product Design, analysis & Development with Patents
  • Equipment/Conveyor/System Design
  • Robotic / Pick & Place, Automation Design
  • GD&T
  • Lean Manufacturing Concepts
  • Robotic & Pneumatic Systems Knowledge
  • Tooling Design
  • Stamping Die Design

SolidWorks Software Utilization

  • Produced drawings and maintained, archived and retrieved CAD files and drawing documents for the completion of four commercial projects.

Project Management

  • Supervised project production efforts to ensure projects were completed to company standards, on time and within budget constraints.


    Prepared sheet metal fabrication drawings, modifications and commercial specification drawings in compliance with company's drafting standards & in compliance with industry standards..

    Innovative Design

    • Developed automated sorting packaging system for accepting and rejecting document based on the correct bar code, speeding up product sorting process by 100%.
Professional Experience
Mechanical Design Engineer, 01/2014 - 08/2015
Hypertherm Pittsburgh, PA,
  • Design of new products from concept to manufacturing for pharmaceutical automation equipment industry in SolidWorks 3D Modeling.
  • Create & maintain project drawings, 3D cad models of parts and assemblies, while working closely with manufacturing with the build.
Lead Mechanical Design Engineer, 01/2013 - 06/2014
Honeywell Baldwin, PA,
  • Design of new products and manufacturing equipment from concept to manufacturing for agriculture industry in SolidWorks 3D Modeling and AutoCAD.
  • Establishing processes and procedures with manufacturing of new products for company.
  • Developed R&D with procuring value engineering a more efficient product.
Product Manager / Lead Mechanical Design Engineer, 2012 - 02/2013
Hypertherm Sacramento, CA,
  • Purchasing, scheduling, design electromechanical component reviews, product lifecycle planning.
  • Held staff accountable for tasks needing completion in a timely manner.
  • Met with team daily for form, fit and function of mechanical, electrical and software requirements.
Mechanical Design Engineer / Product Design Engineer, 01/2006 - 01/2012
Obermeyer Hydro City, STATE,
  • Designed new products (hydroelectric power turbine systems) and manufacturing equipment from concept to manufacturing for water retention systems, spillways, tunnel drilling, small components for hydroelectric turbines and water management, utilizing SolidWorks 3D Modeling.
  • Close work with manufacturing in development of mechanical, civil, electrical engineering through final installation and product procurement.
Mechanical Design Engineer / Project Engineer, 01/2005 - 01/2006
Accellent Endoscopy City, STATE,
  • SolidWorks.
  • Lead teams and engineered projects in design of precision component fabrication and development processes from concept to production for the electromechanical medical device industry.
  • Implemented automation for high volume products for increased quality.
  • Designed and installed automated robots for blade manufacturing.
Lead Mechanical Engineer / Project Manager, 01/2003 - 01/2004
ADCON Signs City, STATE,
  • Manage teams and value engineer custom architectural specialties for environmental sign fabrication.
  • Manage up to seventeen projects simultaneously while meeting the customers' needs and expectations.
Mechanical Design Engineer, 01/1993 - 01/2003
ABB Automation, Inc City, STATE,
  • SolidWorks / AutoCAD Engineered and managed projects (customer relations, machine design, budget, scheduling, cost accounting, and technical ability).
  • Designed Kraft Food high-speed processing/packaging equipment.
  • Developed multiple systems for slicing, plastic wrapping and sorting.
  • Development from concept to manufacturing in SolidWorks 3D Modeling, 15 Automated Robotic Welding Stations into standard product Resourcefully implemented 29 robots with 3 sets of tooling hardware per robot, to be installed in 7 locations throughout the United States.
  • This completed $4.8 million project awarded to ABB with repeat orders.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Business Management, Expected in
University of Phoenix Denver - , CO
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Associate of Science Degree: Mechanical Engineering, Expected in
Monroe County Community College - Monroe, MI
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SolidWorks 3D, AutoCAD, Automation, Design Concept, Cost Accounting, Customer Relations, Engineer, Hydroelectric, Lean Manufacturing, Mechanical, Modeling, Packaging, PDM, Pick & Place, Processes, Procurement, Product Design, Purchasing, Quality, Robotic, System Design

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School Attended

  • University of Phoenix Denver
  • Monroe County Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Lead Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Product Manager / Lead Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Mechanical Design Engineer / Product Design Engineer
  • Mechanical Design Engineer / Project Engineer
  • Lead Mechanical Engineer / Project Manager
  • Mechanical Design Engineer


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science Degree

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