Mechanical Engineering and Design professional experienced in Computer Aided Drafting, design engineering analysis, manufacturing processes, structural problem solving, engineering calculations, and geometric related functions in support of final manufacturability and field support.
Microsoft Office Suite
Expert in Pro/E Wildfire
Bill of Material (BOM)
Complex problem solving
Component functions and testing requirements
Solid Works 2005 Trained/Certified and up to 2012
Mechanical Engineer/Designer Packaging Engineer, 08/2005 to Current Cardinal AG – Spring Green, WI
Responsible for overall invention and design of equipment to meet requirements of future and sustained customer base.
Job duties include: Develop new equipment based on internal organizational requests.
Participate in cross-functional collaboration effort to address customer needs and current commitments.
Serve as lead project engineer by determining optimal design to reach cycle time, controls, staging and cost variance, troubleshooting, and validation goals.
Present final proposals to organizational leaders including cost, line length, and cycle time analyses for new design or solution.
Designed $750,000 project resulting in an approximately 75% production efficiency increase.
Develop design solutions to improve the efficiency of overall product output.
Meet with suppliers to discuss new products and product viability for current developments or future uses.
Provide direction to engineering associates in final development phases to secure a continuance or start up of product manufacturing.
Create computer aided drafting models, assemblies, and drawings that result in CNC machine or manual area input.
Create machine bill of materials Served as a key member on line layout team, which developed optimal solutions in workflow to increase production output for production lines.
Coordinate part creation and part purchasing to ensure project timeline meets product launch or project completion.
09/2006 to Current
Responsible for the concept, research, design, planning and development phases & processes in support of global distribution of glass shipping racks.
Job duties include
Mechanical Design Intern, 03/2004 to 07/2005 Rayovac – Fennimore, WI
Tasked with redrawing large quantities of machine drawings into Solidworks and other CAD programs.
Worked with machine shop to find alternate and more cost-effective materials.
Assisted in part inspection using Coordinate Measuring to verify conformance to machining standards.
Reported to Facilities supervisor and tasked with overseeing room remodels, material distribution, and allocation of excess supplies.
Produced overall facility layout with multiple layers showing all water, gas, compressed air, and other appropriate lines.
General grunt work.
Associates Degree: Mechanical Design, 2005 Southwest Technical College - Fennimore, WI