Expert in Aerospace, Automotive, Manufacturing, CAD Design, Plastics, Machining
Expert ID: 732217 Texas, USA
automotive - Ford engine assembly, GM assembly, Peterbilt assembly, CAT assembly, 35 years drag racing building engines and cars.
manufacturing - CNC machining, assembly, fabrication, tooling, fixtures, machine design, plastics / molds, castings, forgings.
CAD design - AutoCAD, ProE, Solidworks, Catia, Microstation.
|Year: 1974||Degree: BSME||Subject: Mechanical Engineering / Computer Science||Institution: Texas Tech University|
|Year: 1970||Degree: ASME||Subject: Mechanical Engineering||Institution: Eastern New Mexico University|
|Years: 2003 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Project Manager; Manufacturing Engineer; CAD Designer||Department:||Responsibilities: Projects have included aircraft and automotive manufacturing, design, conventional and nuclear weapons, plastic products and mold design, CAD design, qualifying vendors, QA/QC, continual improvement. Key clients have included Lockheed Martin, Bell Helicopter, Pantex, Strategic Sourcing, and Caprock Mfg.|
|Years: 2001 to 2003||Employer: Pantex / Parallax, Inc.||Title: Manufacturing Design Engineer||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert's key projects included: transfer assemblies, CNC machining, testing, inspection, hydraulics and forming dies, machine design for production, overhead cranes, robotics for use in assembly, testing and production.
|Years: 1999 to 2001||Employer: Design Services||Title: Project Manager; Design Engineer||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert provided design/consulting services, training, sourcing, procurement, vendor qualifying, material handling design, stamping and forming dies, problem solving, logistics, and scheduling.|
|Years: 1997 to 1999||Employer: TMAC (Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center)||Title: Manufacturing Design Engineer / CAD Designer||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert provided technical support, training, sourcing, vendor qualifying, and process improvement. Most projects regarded oil and gas, architectural, and commercial. Key clients included GM, Peterbilt, and Lockheed Martin.|
|Years: 1990 to 1995||Employer: Crouse-Hinds||Title: Engineering Manager||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert supervised tooling and maintenance departments consisting of 40 pattern makers, journeyman machinists and technicians, responsible for maintaining all 250 existing patterns and coreboxes, new capital projects, overhead cranes, procurement, HR, P&L, vendor qualification, budgets, forecasting, scheduling, training, air quality monitoring, safety systems, maintenance of factory operation, sourcing, logistics, MRP, planning, zinc plating, anodizing, powder coating, layout of new Disamatic tooling and patterns, inventory control, and process improvement.|
|Years: 1986 to 1990||Employer: Texas Instruments||Title: Lead Tool Designer||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert designed assembly tooling for Harm / Harpoon missile production, CNC machine tooling to support 324 CNC milling machines and lathes up to 5 axis, stamping and forming dies, hydraulics, inspection systems. FMS, CNC milling machines to 45 tombstones for cells. He saved the company $860,000 on modularizing tooling for machining and production.|
|Years: 1979 to 1986||Employer: Martin Marietta / NASA||Title: project manager / lead tool designer||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert designed and machined assembly tooling for NASA’s Space Shuttle Fuel Tank, flight structures, FEA, piping and cryogenics, machine design, overhead cranes, large gantry systems, spray foam application and curing, assembly and testing of Liquid Ox and Hydrogen tanks, pumps, validation procedures.|
|Licenses / Certifications|
|Certified ISO 9001:2008 / 14000 CQA / CQE TS16949 Lead Auditor; Certified ANSI 14.5 DOD G.D.&T. Trainer;
Certified Six Sigma Green Belt / Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, Kanban; Certified by DOD in Heat Training / Metallurgy; Certified by DOD in HAZMAT / OSHA safety training.
Fields of Expertise
alloy, assembly tooling, automation, castings, computer numerically controlled machining, crane (device), die forging process, electrical-mechanical system, engineering design, gear drive, inspection, investment casting, laser, machine design, manufacturing resource planning, mechanical engineering, optics, piping system, plastic molding, pressure vessel, progressive die, robotics, solid material handling, solid material handling engineering