What am I looking for?

What can I offer you?

I’m a Manufacturing Engineer with 10 years of experience (6 years in medical device). Some of my top skills and experience I can offer are:

Education

ASQ Silicon Valley Biomedical Division
FDA Notified Body and Internal Auditing
DOE (Design of Experiment)
Design Control
Project Management Certificate

Others
Medical Device Verification and Validation
CATIA Fundamentals training
GD&T Fundamentals

Statistical Training
JMP new user training
DMAIC (internal training at MPC) and 20-hour online Minitab course which together included: DOE, Response Optimization, Gage R&R, t-test, f-test, Confidence Intervals, Process Capability (Cpk, Ppk), ANOVA, Correlation, poka yoke.

Cal Poly University, San Luis Obispo
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Concentration in Mechatronics
Minor in Mathematics

Skills

Plastic Processes:
RF Tipping, RF Compression Molding, Embedded Marker Band, Micro Molding, Threading, Coils, Kink Resistant Tubing, Flaring, Shaped Tubing, Core Drilling, Bonding, Joining, Spiral Cutting, Medical Grade Adhesives, Disposables, Laser Marker
Materials:
Plastics: Pebax, PVC, Polyurethane, Peek, Polycarbonate, PTFE / Teflon, Silicone
Metals: Nitinol, S-7, H-13, W-1, SST 303/304, 6061, MIC 6, sheet metal
Coatings: Teflon , Magnaplate, Anodization, and Alodine
Machine Shop:
Mill, Lathe, Grinders, Spade Drill, Polishing, Laser Marker, 3D Printer, Casting, Rapid Prototype Machine
Design Control:
ISO 13485, CAPA, ECO, NCA, DHF, DR’s, NCR, BOM, Validation, and pFMEA
Software:
SolidWorks with EPDM and GD&T, AutoCAD, Ansys FEA Analysis, Minitab, FileMaker, ProjectLibre, IQMS, Bartender, CATIA
Programming:
Quicksilver Controls (2-axis encoder programming), LabVIEW, HC12 Micro controller in Assembly, g-code, Fortran, PLC's; Moeller, Twido, Allen Bradley
Electrical wiring and controls:
LVDT's, Strain Gages, String Pots, Relays, and Contactors
Labeling:
UDI Labeling, MicroScan Label Verification, Zebra thermal transfer printers
Misc.:
Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Pull / Tensile Test, Bend Test, Tolerance Stack Up, Project management, Thermal Camera, Tappi, Various IT / Computer Skills, Statistics, EFD Dispensers, Automated Wire Stripper.

Professional Experience

Waymo / Google (contractor on behalf of TekPartners)

Automated self driving car
NPI Manufacturing Engineer
12/2018 – 03/2019 (4 months)
Responsibilities
Review part design documentation to ensure manufacturability. Work with Designer and Manufacturer to ensure manufacturability.
Accomplishments

MedPlast / Viant

Medical Device Contract Manufacturer
Manufacturing Engineer (NPI and Sustaining)
02/2016 – 07/2018 (2.5 years)
Responsibilities
Worked on a stem cell separation device and sub-assemblies for surgical robots. Develop processes and fixtures for medical device assembly and secondary processes. I took projects from proof of concept through sustaining. Implemented cost saving ideas.
Accomplishments

Corpus Medical

Medical Device Contract Manufacturer
Manufacturing Engineer (Sustaining)
05/2015 – 12/2015 (7 months)
Responsibilities
Develop manufacturing processes. Design and implement fixtures, tools, and semi-automated equipment. Set-up and maintain manufacturing lines. Manage resources and schedules.
Accomplishments

Modified Polymer Components

Medical Device Contract Manufacturer
Development Engineer (NPI Manufacturing Engineer)
04/2012 – 02/2015 (3 years)
Responsibilities
Responsible for taking projects from proof-of-concept to transfer. Duties included planning, designing, making initial samples, developing & documenting process, troubleshooting, pFMEA’s, managing BOM’s, validation, and ultimately transferring. Worked on components who’s end use was; eurostimulation, endoscopy, surgical robots, cancer treatment devices, peripheral arterial disease, atrial fibrillation, catheter, stomach bypass, renal denervation treatments, and acoustic domes.
Used Solid Works on a nearly daily bases to design dies, tooling, fixtures, ect. Beta tester for Solid Works EPDM implementation. Ensured tolerance stack up wasn't an issue between tooling and material. Frequently used PLC’s to control timing in the semi-automated manufacturing processes. Used machine shop to make fixtures and die’s. Suggested DFM changes to customers. Used customer requirements to implement inspection and testing procedures like pull/tensile test, bend test, and proof test. Used Minitab to show process capability (Cpk, Ppk), suggest tolerance intervals to customers, and analyze/run DOE results. Used many coatings and materials. Some exposure to geometric tolerancing. Internal auditor to assure ISO 13485 compliance.
Accomplishments

ConXtech

Construction Automation
Test Engineer, Automation Manufacturing Engineer, Drafter, IT
01/2006 – 02/2012 (6 years)
Responsibilities
Worked on electro-mechanical manufacturing and test fixturing. Managed and organized structural drawing standards. Maintained and improved ConXtech's IT infrastructure.
Accomplishments


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