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Mechanical Designer Resume

York, PA

SUMMARY

  • Creative and Practical Mechanism Designs in SolidWorks for Medical, Electronic, and Aerospace industries
  • Critical thinking skills in Automation & Product Design as it relates to robust high - speed precision assembly
  • I lead A Machine Build Group on multiple Automation Builds for Teradyne and Molex Connectors
  • Forensic investigative skills utilizing a microscope to diagnose assembly problems of very small components
  • Re-design experience with Custom Automation of Syringe Needle placement in Micro Over-Molding process
  • In depth experience with sometimes challenging precision measurements in the Custom Machine Build process
  • Experience with the use of Servo, Stepper, and conventional motors, with indexing gearboxes and clutch brakes
  • Proof of Concept Design and Build of later patented medical devices
  • Detail Drawings with BOMs and FEA in SW with GD&T (if needed)
  • EPDM experience in Creo Windchill and SolidWorks
  • In Depth Machine Conditioning with Robots, High Speed Assembly, Vision guided acquisition, and Feeder Bowls
  • Root Cause Problem Analysis and Building of A broad array of Precision Mechanisms
  • Robot End of Arm Multiple component pneumatic Gripper Tooling Designed and Built
  • Experience with many types of proximity, thru-beam, and reflective type programable sensors
  • Experience with component escapement mechanisms and tuning of vibratory and centrifugal feeder bowls
  • Technical Writing of Machine Operation, Maintenance Instructions, and Diagnostic Logic Trees
  • Functional Understanding of PLC Logic, Machine Vision systems, and Sensors
  • Precision Metrology measurements on Equipment or in Lab
  • Precision Machining on Mill, Lathe, and Surface Grinder
  • Welding of Steel and Aluminum with TIG, MIG, Oxy-acetylene, and Stick
  • Design of Experiments to Diagnose Assembly Problems
  • Tolerance Stack-Up Analysis of Assemblies
  • Designed A High-Performance Automotive Pushrod Suspension in CAD for SEMA show car

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Mechanical Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed High Speed connector assemble and crimp machine for .018” diameter pin and various sleeves
  • Designed End of Arm spreadable centerline multi-component transfer tooling

Confidential, York, PA

Sr. Tooling Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Conceive and design custom heavy part lifting and manipulation tooling utilizing leadscrews, worm gears, and hydraulics
  • Design welding pre-bow and part positioning fixtures
  • Generate all detail, assembly, and welding drawings and BOMs
  • Update and rework existing fixture designs, drawings and BOMs
  • Gather dimensions from large 5000-part models and physical measurements as needed

Confidential, Camp Hill, PA

Design Lab Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Managed New Product Development Lab
  • Designed and built large Instron test bed and associated fixtures for new product testing.
  • Upgraded and developed components for mated Strike Test equipment.
  • Remodeled new product components. Prepped and painted 3-D printed new product samples.
  • Procured new equipment and raw materials for test equipment and the Design lab.

Confidential, York, PA

Machine Design Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Conceived, designed, and detailed precision alignment fixtures to aide assembly of newly designed solar cell panel assembly automation.
  • Designed and detailed automation components.

Confidential, East Berlin, PA

Engineering CAD Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Configured and organized large cad models of various AG tractor features and available options
  • Engineered, designed, and oversaw installation of large driveshaft support weldment modification
  • Designed concept for automated spreader equipment

Confidential

CAD Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Conceived, designed, engineered, and built pilot level automation utilizing 3 axis SCARA robots with multi-function EOA tooling, servo driven linear slides, pneumatic grippers, cylinders, and rotary actuators.
  • Designed QA dimension measurement testing fixtures that ensured stringent gage repeatability.
  • Custom Designed collet and cam driven clamping mechanisms in destructive test fixtures.
  • Designed fixtures that utilized linear bearings, springs, proximity sensors and dial indicators for product testing
  • Participated in Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA) with product analysis and root cause correction.
  • Generated “touch tooling” designs that provided the component control needed for robust assembly reliability.
  • Generated mechanical modeling and simulation of mechanisms, cams, servo slides, and related tooling.
  • Built and conditioned high-speed custom automation and insertion machinery. This equipment utilized various types of cams to operate walking beams and drive component insertions.
  • Conditioned, reworked, and TIG welded vibratory and centrifugal feeder bowls.
  • Revised hundreds of drawings and solved hundreds of dynamic mechanical challenges in high-speed assembly.
  • Assisted in machine code logic development and machine vision system development.
  • Maintained, developed, and designed various dies, de-flash machines and fixtures
  • Welded and built custom 45-reel de-reeler
  • Designed and built dies to form stamped prototype electrical connector components.
  • Machined and assembled very small round multi-piece prototype coaxial connector assemblies.
  • Worked on one of the first stereo-lithographers (3D printer) in the area.

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