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Resume for Donald R. for Engineer in Vancouver, Washington

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Country: United States City: Vancouver
State: Washington ZIP: 98665

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Donald G. R.
Senior Mechanical Engineer with + years of expertise in Product Development, Industrial Design, Mechanical
Engineering, Project Management and Network Administration. Seeking a creative and challenging position which will
contribute to the growth and success of a solid business.
Senior Mechanical Engineer January Present
Rodgers Instruments
* Manage ECN/ECO processes for both NPI and legacy products.
* Drive design improvements for products.
* Cost reductions for manufacturing and overall ROI.
* Manage PDM/PLM database for revisions and document specification control.
* Solid Works and Cosmos Design with: wood, veneers, sheet metal and plastics.
* Work with Vendors for best manufacturing practices and RoHS Compliance.
Senior Mechanical Engineer May October
Planar Systems, Inc.
* Developed mechanical designs and plans for digital signage solutions for both home theater and command & control
signage markets.
*Designed, implemented and monitored PVT/DVT build projects. Performed layout testing/evaluation for mechanical
and electromechanical products and systems. Integrated DFM principals early in product design cycle.
*Prepared detailed plans, specifications and cost estimates for NPI projects in regards to LCD and Plasma flat
panel displays, backlit cube display and corresponding subsystems assemblies.
*Analyzed and evaluated manufacturing methods and selection of materials for safety and RoHS Compliance.
Understood and appreciated ESD issues and proper static ground preventative measures in handling sensitive
electronic components.
*Consulted with and advised inspectors and manufacturing engineers regarding any issues of work in progress.
Assembled Corrective Action meetings CAPA for RPN driven quality issues to both any current or previously
released products/assemblies.
*Reviewed and evaluated standard specifications and details of engineered documents prior to production release.
Working knowledge of GD&T and ASME Y. engineering standards.
*Oversaw and assisted with QA and multidepartmental manufacturing teams in regards to building FMEA documents
tracking the product’s failure mode evaluation and analysis to design, assembly processes and owner/operator safety.
*Setup and lead for testing of prototype projects involved with shock/vibration testing, EMI, and
shipping carton validation test
*Administered consulting contracts for design and construction management of mechanical engineering projects by
coordinating the work to outside design contractors.
*Demonstrated continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and
work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
*Lead assembly product design reviews, outofbox audits and post mortems from product
infancy to release to market. Assisted in fabrication and made recommendations in forming, stamping, and
construction of sheet metal parts/assemblies.
*Managed project BOM’s, manufacturing readiness and RTB techniques. Working knowledge with MS Office Suite
Word, Excel, Power Point, Project, Lotus Notes and PDM.
*Ability to design inhouse mechanical engineering projects using mechanical tools of the trade and latest D
CAD software licenses Solid Works Professional.
*Performed various part/assembly finite element analysis FEA through use of COSMOS and document control
utilizing PDM. Predicted part/assembly interference detection before release to build.
*Motivated and "CanDo" problem solving personality that can work autonomously or with fellow team members. Able
to rise to the challenge of completing multiple projects on time.
Mechanical Engineer/Project Lead October May
Pacific Star Communications Inc.
*Support/lead ME’s and Industrial Designers in creating innovative communications systems for both civilian and
military applications.
*Conceptual design and D CAD Solid modeling of hardware mounting and air cooling solutions to various COTS
network equipment into field deployable and ruggedized network cases. Proficient with working knowledge of Solid
Works Professional, COSMOS, PDM Works and AutoCAD .
*Conducted internal design reviews and interfaced directly with customers and internal departments.
*Organized, analyzed, interpreted and evaluated mechanical engineering problems and prediction of results.
Performed risk assessments, FMEA plans, and strategies for risk/failure analysis of designed parts/assemblies.
*Performed product development and prototype activities, including drawing board layout and interpretation, integration
of customer specifications and documentation requirements.
*Generated and maintained BOM’s and engineering prints in network database. Checked engineering drawings
and evaluated tolerances. Created assembly and part drawings.
*Researched, created and introduced efficient lean manufacturing standards that improved various assembly practices
resulting in reduced build times with quicker product turnarounds.
*Maintained engineering document control standards ANSI Y. while managing and overseeing outside
vendors and outsource builders. Oversaw and managed offsite design firms for prototype and initial build runs.
*Integrated and provided continual support to engineering releases and revisions. Worked harmoniously with
Interdepartmental Teams IT, Software, Firmware, etc. towards achieving product release milestones.
*Knowledge of materials aluminum alloys, steel, copper, plastics and composites. Designed sheet metal, machined
alloys, lowcarbon steels, thermalform plastics and injection molded parts.
*Designed ductile rubber plastics for touch surfaces key pads on user interfaces and pull handles
on removable electronics component trays.
*Lead in building conceptual mockups and prototypes. Ability to multitask and manage various project related duties.
Managed, initiated and directed workload within the department.
*Teambuilder in providing manufacturing support to a new startup technology firm. Hands on involvement with
manufacturing group in the design for product manufacturability.
*Managed and coached production teams in manufacturing NPI various start up projects. Aid and contributed to the
company’s overall revenue generation in projects that have exceeded $ million in sales FY.
*Provided insight and recommendations in the machining, forming and manufacturing process of products from
concept to market release. Assisted in evaluating and testing of assembly process, component and subsystem
*Understanding of product design for outdoor environmental use. Familiar with Mil. StdF and JITC approved
product test standards.
*Ability to effectively work with crossfunctional teams towards success in product development.
*Introduced and managed active ECR/ECO documents process for product engineering change orders and requests.
Held and managed engineering change meetings. Implemented follow through actions in concordance with
engineering documents standards.
*Internal department and vendor liaison. Performed leadership in teambuilding, communications written and verbal,
and support for product quality control consistency. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite products – Excel, Project,
PowerPoint, Word; MAS and GROOVE Project Management.
Mechanical Engineer/Industrial Designer January – June
Wright Machine Tool Co. Inc.
*Invented and created various layout drawings, documents and designs for manufacturing both precision saw
sharpening equipment and experimental aircraft.
*Maintained and controlled all revisions and updates of engineering blueprints and documents. Established
Engineering Change Orders/Engineering Change Requests documentation systems.
*Familiarity with ANSI Y. drafting standards and dimensional callouts on D CAD
prints for machine shop and fabrication shop manufacturing methods.
*Extensive research and development experience in an OEM environment including knowledge in strength of materials
and machining practices coupled with hydraulic/pneumatic motion index systems.
*Worked as a viable team member in support to the engineering staff. Knowledge of and axis Galil motion control
systems along with Allan Bradley and Siemens PLC ladder logic controllers.
*Working knowledge in Visual Basic programming and electromechanical design principals.
*Machined DFM and lower cost initiatives in the overall design of

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