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Expert in Computer Aided Engineering, Planning Manufacturing Methods, Quality Control

Expert ID: 729444 United Kingdom

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Expert current heads the Department of Computers & Technology at a UK university where he manages 25 full-time staff and a number of part-time staff and teaches mechanical engineering subjects including: CAE, Materials, Project Management (at PG and UG level), Quality Control (PG).

Beyond academia, Expert has 40 years of experience as a quality and methods engineer: carrying out capability studies on new and existing machines; increasing capacity of machining lines including: Flywheels, Ring Gears, Gear Box Components; planning, purchasing and installing new production facilities; overcoming production problems; troubleshooting new production lines and accepting new machines and supervising their installation and hand over.

FEA on high pressure gas sealFEA on a catchOvercome flow soldering problemImprove factory layoutFEA on specialist shipping container.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2004 Degree: PhD Subject: Bioengineering Institution: Anglia Ruskin University
Year: 2004 Degree: C Eng Subject: Quality Control Institution: IET
Year: 1981 Degree: BA Subject: Technology Institution: Open University
Year: 1973 Degree: Full Technologial Certificate Subject: Manufacturing Engineering Institution: CGLI
Year: 1971 Degree: Apprenticeship Subject: Manufacturing Engineering Institution: Ford Motor Company

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1987 to 2011 Employer: Anglia Ruskin University Title: Deputy Head of Department Department: Dept of Computing & Technology Responsibilities: Manage 25 full-time staff and a number of part-time staff
Teach mechanical engineering subjects including: CAE, Materials, Project Management (at PG and UG level), Quality Control (PG). Supervise PhD students.
Years: 1982 to 1987 Employer: Basildon College of FE Title: Lecturer II Department: Engineering Responsibilities: Teach engineering students to HNC level in Manufacturing Engineering, Maths, Materials, Production Control, Statistics
Years: 1980 to 1982 Employer: Lucas CAV Title: Senior Methods Engineer Department: Production Engineering Responsibilities: Trouble shoot new production lines, accept new machines and supervise their installation and hand over
Years: 1974 to 1980 Employer: British Leyland Title: Project Engineer Department: Production Engineering Responsibilities: Increase capacity of capacity of machining lines including: Flywheels, Ring Gears, Gear Box Components. Plan, purchase and install new production facilities. Overcome production problems. Supervise 2 engineers.
Years: 1971 to 1974 Employer: Ford Motor Company Title: Quality Engineer Department: Quality Control Responsibilities: Carry out capability studies on new and existing machines
Supervise 4 inspectors
Member of quality improvement teams
Years: 1967 to 1971 Employer: Ford Motor Company Title: Technician Apprentice Department: Training Responsibilities:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
MIET;
FHEA
Licenses / Certifications
C Eng.
Professional Appointments
Conference and journal referee

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
1986, Staff Development Course in Materials, STC Basildon;
1992-1995, Staff Development Workshop in Project Management – Ford Motor Co., Research and Engineering Centre, Dunton;
1992-1995, Staff Development Course in Manufacturing Systems and Processes - Ford Motor Company, Research and Engineering Centre, Dunton;
1995-2000, Witness training – Ford Motor Company, various locations;
1997-2000, Project Leader for the TCS with E.A.G. Ltd.;
2001, Product Innovation Management for MSX plc;
2002, Lean Manufacturing for Visteon plc.
Vendor Selection
Planned productions lines for British Leyland and selected machine tools and suppliers.
Selected machine tools and suppliers for Anglia Ruskin University.
Selected high value test and measurment equipment for Anglia Ruskin University e.g. SEM.
Marketing Experience
Plan the Manufacturing System for Essex Designs, Southend-on-Sea.;
Overcome Soldier Flow Problems for Evenoak Ltd., Chelmsford;
Project Leader for the TCS with E.A.G. Ltd.;
Review Etch Basket design using FEA for Cellbond Ltd;
FEA of gas seal for Shell UK;
FEA of shipping container for Timberbox Ltd;
i10 University representative for manufacturing;
Recommend appropriate hearing aid material with Kings Lynn Hospital;
Stress analysis on catch for Kiss Ltd;
Testing of couplings for Smith Flow Controls Ltd;
Material testing for Emilyhannah Ltd.
Other Relevant Experience
Ability to use the following industrial software:
Witness,
Ansys,
CATIA,
LS-Dyna.

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