Experience:

Independent Contractor

Nov. 2010 to Present

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Providing technical leadership to projects.
  • Designing handheld electronic devices for field use by military and police personnel. Designing remote communications device for backpackers. Packaging design for consumer products such as sports beverages and baby wipes. Developing new 3D printer for small scale production/advanced home use.

Goddard Technologies, Inc.

Dec. 2007 to Nov. 2010

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Provided technical leadership to projects.
  • Mentored newer engineers in mechanical design and project management.
  • Designed products for high and low volume production with an eye on reducing manufacturing costs.
  • Developed a wide variety of products from electric transportation to electronic gaming controllers.
  • Worked with varied manufacturing processes including: extrusions, die cutting, stampings and castings.

Helix Design, Inc.

June 2004 to Nov. 2007

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Assisted the Director of Product Development on work assignments for 2-4 person engineering staff.
  • Managed client and vendor interactions, budgets and prototype manufacturing for projects.
  • Modeled product forms from Industrial Designer sketches. Developed part breakouts, assembly procedures, fastening schemes and determined manufacturing processes and materials.
  • Worked with varied manufacturing processes including: injection molding, sheetmetal, casting and machining.

NyproMold, Inc.

Aug. 1998 to May 2004

Mold Design Engineer / ESI Mold Design Engineer

  • Managed manufacturing issues during construction of molds in a custom manufacturing environment.
  • Helped develop design standards and practices in a CAD environment to speed up the design process.
  • Designed molds for various industries including medical instruments, consumer electronics, and power tools.

The Hanson Group, Ltd. (now United Plastics Group)

Sept. 1997 to Aug. 1998

Mold Design Engineer/Engineering Systems Administrator

Apex Engineering, Inc. (now Apex Resource Technologies)

Mar. 1995 to Sept. 1997

Mold Design Engineer

 

Education:

 

Clarkson University; Potsdam, NY: B.S., Mechanical Engineering

Parametric Technology Corp; Pro/E Basic Design; Adv. Part Design; Adv. Assy. Design

Computer Aided Products, Inc;  SolidWorks Essentials; Advanced Surfacing; Advanced Assembly

Additional Training: Assabet Valley Technical School: Basic Machine Shop

 

CAD/Software:

CAD:  Pro/Engineer (since 1996, Rev 16)

             SolidWorks (since 2005)

Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Adobe, e-Drawings

 

Other Experience:

Contra Dance Caller [2004-Pres]

Contra Dance Organizer [2005-Pres]

Chairman, Tau Epsilon Phi, Lambda Phi Epsilon Chapter Alumni Association [2004-05]

BIDA (Boston Intergenerational Dance Advocates) Board Member [2008-11]

Country Dance Society, Boston Centre Director [2009-11]