Work History

Work History
2010 - 2011

Senior Engineer

Berry Metal Company

Senior Engineer

Responsible for design, design verifications, calculations, FEA, CFD and project management.

·         Responsible for all Finite Element Analysis (FEA), including structural and thermal analysis, using the ANSYS program

Mar 2000 - Apr 2009

Product/Project Engineer [Component Engineer]

Delphi Packard

Responsible for designing electrical connection systems for GM trucks.  Primary duties were to develop a detailed design concept based on the customer's performance and financial requirements, complete engineering design analysis (DFMEA, tolerance stack, FEA, DFM, validation plan) and manage all sub‑suppliers.  Achieved Design for Six Sigma Black Belt certification.

  • Successfully completed multiple design projects (+15) for the GM full-size truck program
  • Awarded I&CIM Delphi North America Project of the Year "Fir Tree Clip - DFSS Design Optimization", June 2008
Mar 1996 - Mar 2000

Design Engineer

Danieli Wean United

Design Engineer, Technical Service Department

Responsible for machine design, stress analysis, dynamic / kinematic analysis and heat transfer.  Performed production calculations, engineering studies and sized all major motors for continuous strip processing lines.  Provided technical support for engineering, proposal and sales departments within Danieli Wean United as well as for both domestic and international customers.

  • Solely responsible for the Finite Element Analysis
  • Awarded patent # 6,260,563 - "High Speed Pickling With Recycling of Acid" for a new pickle-tank design
Jan 1995 - Mar 1996

Graduate Assistant

Youngstown State University

Graduate Assistant, Mechanical Engineering Department (1995 - 1996)

  • Worked as a laboratory assistant in Experimental Stress Analysis, Mechanical Vibrations, Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics
  • Research of the non-linear finite element method as applied to plate buckling analysis

Education

Education
Jan 1995 - Aug 1996

MS

Youngstown State University

Grade Point Average:  3.91/4.00

Skills

Skills

Minitab

Project Management

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

Software:  ALGOR

3D-CAD Solid Modeling

Unigraphics NX SolidWorks

Interest

  • Product Design
  • Project Engineering
  • Design Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • FEA
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • 3D-CAD Solid Modeling
  • Unigraphics
  • Solidworks
  • DFMEA
  • Design Failure Mode Effects Analysis
  • GD&T
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Plastic Injection Molding
  • Metal Stamping
  • Rubber Injection Molding
  • Stress & Strain Analysis
  • Cross-Functional Teams
  • Plastic Part Design
  • Validation Testing
  • Language Skills
  • Minitab
  • Six Sigma
  • Design for Six Sigma
  • DFSS
  • Licensed Professional Engineer
  • PE-License
  • Product Development Engineer

Summary

I am a licensed professional mechanical engineer. 

My special skills are in project management, product design and engineering analysis.

I have experience with machine design, stress analysis and injection molding.

I also have experience with finite element analysis, Six Sigma methods and working with international cross-functional teams.

I have worked for a Fortune 500 automotive supplier and for an international steel equipment manufacturer.

I am known to be well organized, hard working and a good team player.

Certifications

Certifications
Jul 1999 - Present

Licensed Professional Engineer

STATE OF OHIO ENGINEERS AND SURVEYORS BOARD
Aug 2005 - Present

Six Sigma Greenbelt

Delphi Packard
Apr 2008 - Present

Design for Six Sigma Blackbelt

Delphi Packard