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

10 years leading product and process development in dynamic environments.

Engineering leader with strong technical background and business acumen.

Successful in rapid design and development of medical devices.

Recognized for work ethic, creative problem solving, streamlining processes, and collaboration.

  • Design for manufacture
  • Rapid prototyping for medical device
  • Scale up for transition to manufacturing
  • Cross-functional and global leadership
  • Project/program management
  • Development of catheters, films, bonding
  • CAD, engineering drawings, GD&T
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Project lifecycle management
  • Strong written, verbal, presentation skills
  • Vendor and contract management
  • Customer and stakeholder communication
Education and Training
University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT, Expected in 05/2015 MBA : TreborOperations, Project Management - GPA :
Weber State University Ogden, UT Expected in 05/2011 Bachelor of Science : Manufacturing Engineering - GPA :
Weber State University Ogden, UT Expected in 05/2009 Associate of Science : Mechanical Engineering Technology - GPA :
Chewy - Platform Leader, Senior Engineer
Minneapolis, MN, 07/2017 - Current
  • Led concept, proposal, and execution for multimillion dollar Product/Process Development Lab. Reduced time to market by 6 month through concurrent engineering to streamline Design Verification/Validation.
  • Championed company Design Manual to standardize and expedite product and fixture design for rapid development initiative, provided global training for Design for Manufacturability.
  • Responsible for risk assessment & mitigation for New Product Development; lead FMEA activities, process planning, and technical reviews with cross-functional subject matter experts.
  • Independently manage multiple projects cross-functionally for development/commercialization of medical devices. Lead global team of 10 engineers; resource planning and prioritization to achieve milestones.
  • Developed and implemented new processes and tools for Program Management within organization; led global training for standardized product/process development methodology, customized communication tools for specific stakeholders, and led innovative ideation sessions for creative problem solving.
  • Effective communication in all levels of organization. Experienced in presenting proposals to VPs/directors, leading technical reviews with engineers, and facilitating root cause exercises with production personnel.
  • Understand and collaborate with various business units to align on milestones, and ensure success in meeting stakeholder requirements. Build professional, productive relationships, and gain trust of others across global organization to achieve company objectives.
  • Key player in five-year Global Manufacturing Strategy. Strategized long-term business needs and identify opportunities for growth.
  • Close collaboration on various aspects of medical device manufacturing; design change notice (DCN), Design History File (DHF), Change Control (CC)
  • Propose, manage and report on capital budget to Senior Leadership Team. Manage submission and approval of Capital Expenditures for Development Engineering group.
Mears Group - Operations Manager
Plain City, OH, 01/2016 - 04/2017
  • Senior Leadership position accountable for key metrics of manufacturing facility; On-time delivery, efficiency, quality defects, manufacturing profit. Improved on time delivery of product by 12% in one year.
  • Managed production and supply chain activities for $16M business. Talent Acquisition and Development for 10 direct reports; engineers, supply chain, production.
  • Led cross-functional team to develop New Product Development strategy for the business.
  • Identified method and solutions for end user problems with marketing and NPD; Design History File.
  • Oversaw process development for new products; design, prototype, validation, transition to production.
Cirrus Aircraft - Project Manager
Mckinney, TX, 03/2014 - 12/2015
  • Led process development, tooling and machine design for $30M NPI project; concept to completion.
  • Project management experience from start to finish; scope, planning, budget, timeline, and closing.
  • Coordinated New Product Introduction projects; design, process, tooling, production, inspection.
  • Achieved 50% time savings on $4M project by streamlining NPI tooling with DFM knowledge.
  • Defined critical to quality requirements for finished goods using engineering drawings and GD&T.
  • Developed novel processes, technical documentation, standard work instructions, and manufacturing cell layout for new product manufacturing in highly regulated industry.
Barnes Aerospace - Tool Design Engineer
City, STATE, 01/2011 - 04/2014
  • Led tool design projects from concept to completion, commercial and defense.
  • Championed design for manufacturability and process improvement projects.
  • Reduced setup time by 60% for 500+ fixtures through creative problem solving and standardization.
  • Leverage product design skills; reverse engineering, sketching, modeling, prototyping, and testing.
  • Create prototypes to validate designs.
  • Worked in collaboration with other departments to coordinate, plan, organize, and prioritize activities.
  • Actively managed resources to ensure on-time completion to customer specifications.
  • Make key decisions related to mechanical engineering.

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