Expert in Computer Aided Engineering, Planning Manufacturing Methods, Quality Control
Expert ID: 729444 United Kingdom
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.
|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|
|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|
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|Conference and journal referee|
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|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.
|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.
|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:
Fields of Expertise
acceptance test, computer-aided engineering, industrial plant statistical quality control, manufacturing automation, manufacturing quality assurance, manufacturing quality control, mechanical computer-aided engineering, metal-related quality control, numerical optimization, personal computer-based computer-aided engineering, quality control, quality statistical method, acceptable quality level, production line, acceptance sampling, ANSYS software, computer-aided design and manufacturing, concurrent engineering