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Resume for Alicia S. for Engineer / Engineering Services in Seymour, Connecticut

Occupation: Engineer Industry: Engineering Services
Country: United States City: Seymour
State: Connecticut ZIP: 06483

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Alicia S.


Professional Summary 

Senior Designer Inventor, SolidWorks and Technical Writer: experienced in mechanical and electromechanical system design, procedural and process writing, competent and efficient at implementing and managing CAD systems and teams of designers, with extensive practical experience in Configuration Management and Change Boards, MRP/ERP systems, budgeting, costout, standard work, outsourcing, and TRIZ engineering innovation techniques.   

Specialized Technical Skills and Training

  • Autodesk Inventor, Autocad, SolidWorks with recent upgrade training in all three CAD systems
  • MS Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Project/Access; ERP/MRP software MasterControl, PRMS, JobScope
  • Networking and PC hardware/software configuration, troubleshooting and repair
  • TRIZ Theory of Inventive Problem Solving Level , Certified by International TRIZ Association
  • Coaching Others to Top Performance, AchieveGlobal Leadership Training

    Selected Accomplishments 

    CAD Implementation

  • Successfully implemented Autodesk Inventor by migrating two major product lines distinct D components and approximately D documents each from Mechanical Desktop.
  • Developed and documented new comprehensive standard methods for module design including automated templates, metadata content and integration with ERP/MRP systems.
  • Implemented more efficiently structured documentation and assembly configurations for more efficient production use and for maintenance of technology variants, simplifying MRP planning and work order entry for units in production.
  • CAD and IT Management

  • Managed networked installations of Inventor and Autocad ~ seats in two facilities; performed installations, trained users, and deployed three version rollouts/file migrations for Inventor/Autocad and several other mechanical and mathematical analysis packages.
  • Planned, budgeted and wrote computer acquisitions proposals for for the entire Engineering department for three years, successfully managing a budget of $K+/year while reporting to department Vice President.  These workstation improvements directly resulted in faster design cycles and reduced overhead design costs.
  • Project Management

  • Supervised modeling and documentation for four major block change redesigns of two classes of production fuel cell modules. 
  • Established schedules, managed deadlines, interfaced with project engineers and reviewed documents to achieve cost reductions of >% per year.
  • Implemented direct communication from design group to vendors to supply D models in preferred formats, reducing component fabrication costs, production time and reducing errors.
  • Global Initiatives

  • Wrote guidelines for implementing ISO/metric designs as part of corporate global outsourcing efforts.
  • Developed systems for providing overseas vendors with simplified drawings and specifications, protecting highly proprietary information from unauthorized disclosure during the quoting process.
  • Wrote documentation and Technical Files for the HelpMate® robot system for European Community CE registration and usage.
  • Design Experience

  • Designed and documented a wide range of mechanical and electromechanical systems, modules and components for hightemperature fuel cell modules, battery formation/test equipment, robotic transport and vision systems, and portable generator sets.
  • Designed PCB layouts for system control hardware, telecommunications power supplies and test equipment.

    Professional Experience

    FuelCell Energy, Inc. Danbury, CT Jan – Feb

    Engineering Supervisor, Module Design  Aug – Feb

    Designer Consultant and Direct  Jan – Aug

    Supervised the Module Design group designers supporting Module Engineering, using Inventor for D design for stationary power fuel cell modules KW, .MW.  Provided CAD management, training, and troubleshooting for Autodesk products and other computational analysis programs within FCE.  Migrated two major product lines to Inventor from Mechanical Desktop, implementing the systems and standards now used at FCE for module design.  Coordinated and expedited Engineering Change Notices and Change Board oversight with engineers, designers and Configuration Management staff for efficient and timely workflow.   

    Firing Circuits, Inc. Shelton, CT Nov – Nov

    Senior Designer  

    Designed largescale battery formation and test units including weldments, modules, sheet metal, cable and harness assemblies, schematics and PCB layout, using Autocad, Inventor and OrCAD. Designed units sold in the U.S. and the European Community countries, Asia and South America to UL/NEC and CE standards.  Wrote and implemented documentation control and QC procedures contributing to the company’s successful ISO registration and certification.  Evaluated and supported corporate transition from existing MRP system to JobScope; managed configuration / bills of material creation and changes on JobScope. 

    Helpmate Robotics, Inc. /TRC Danbury, CT Oct – Nov

    Electromechanical Designer Contract and Direct  

    Designed and documented using Autocad, OrCAD integrated components and support systems for commercial and research robotics including the HelpMate® courier robot, research vision systems, the LabMate® research robot, floor care and pharmacy dispensing robotics systems.  Wrote the documentation and Technical Files for HelpMate® European Community CE compliance with Machinery and EMC directives, for registration of the HelpMate® robot for European deployment.  As part of planning for ISO corporate certification, created and audited documentation systems for full compliance.  Managed successful submission of an SBIR government proposal for home care robotics.  Managed department CAD systems. Assisted with industrial and trade show graphic design.  

    Fermont, Inc. Bridgeport, CT Jan – Jun

    Autocad Design/Drafter Contract  

    Produced wiring diagrams, schematics and mechanical designs for U.S. DOD contracts for transportable small and largescale generator sets Autocad.  Assisted with installation, debug and documentation of customized programs for wire schedule processing, saving documentation time and automating errorchecking on system wiring layouts. 

    Stone Safety Corporation Wallingford, CT Nov – Jan ,

    Technical Illustrator Contract  Mid

    Created technical artwork and illustrations for HVAC technical and maintenance manuals for passenger rail vehicles for several major US transit districts.  Coordinated data extraction, word processing and proofreading personnel completing parts and service manuals for the New York City Transit Authority. 

    TUC Industries Wallingford, CT Mar – Oct

    Printed Circuit Board Designer Contract and Direct  

    Created PCB designs and enclosures for OEM telecom power supplies, to UL, CSA and VDE standards.  Implemented first usage of Autocad and the AutoBoard PCB design system within the company for electromechanical and PCB design.  Supervised engineering documentation control on the corporate MRP system including bills of material and engineering change notices.   

    Revere Corporation Wallingford, CT Nov – Feb

    PCB Designer Contract  

    Documented wiring harnesses, float and flow switches, and load cells for commercial and military applications, with conversions to current GD&T standards. 

    Harmer Simmons Power Supplies, Inc. Seymour, CT Sep – Nov

    PCB Designer Contract  

    Designed PCBs and packaging for computercontrolled test fixtures for power supply production. 

    Image Graphics, Inc. Fairfield, CT Sep – Sep

    Drafter Contract  

    Provided electromechanical detailing for military subcontract for electronbeam recorder including sheet metal, enclosure, machining, assembly and schematic drawings; illustrations for technical manuals and proposals.  

    M.A.D. Design Group West Haven, CT Dec – Sep ;

    Drafter, PCB Designer Aug – Dec

    Created layout and documentation of PCBs for communications devices and biomedical equipment, detailing of sheet metal, silkscreens and graphics for custom touchpads. 

    Stauffer Chemical Company Dobbs Ferry, NY and Aug – Dec

    Senior Research Technician Farmington, CT

    Provided research, corporate support, and environmental analysis gas chromatograph/mass spectrometer including electronics maintenance, software programming for laboratory reports and analysis tracking. 


    Charter Oak College, Farmington, CT,  B.S. Chemistry

    Norwalk State Technical College, A.S. Chemical Engineering Technology

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