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Expert in Industrial and Aerospace Mechanism Design and Development

Expert ID: 731696 California, USA

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Tim Expert has twenty three years of aerospace new product design and development experience. Eighteen years of this experience was focused on designing, leading and directing new mechanism development at Hartwell Corporation, the leading mechanism design and manufacturing company in the aerospace industry. Tim has exceptional mechanical aptitude. His ability to quickly understand mechanical requirements tied with his extensive industry experience gives Tim a unique ability to create highly reliable, safe, light weight and cost effective design solutions for the most complex mechanical problems. Tim has a proven history of developing unique patentable design solutions that offer a competitive advantage to many aircraft and aircraft component manufacturers. Tim has an excellent personal and professional reputation throughout the aerospace industry. In addition to this extensive design experience Tim has a proven record of teambuilding and engineering staff development.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California - San Diego, California - Long Beach, California - Santa Ana, California - Anaheim, California - Riverside, California - Glendale, California - Huntington Beach, California - San Bernardino, California - Chula Vista, California

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1990 Degree: BS Subject: Mechanical Engineering Technology Institution: California Polytechnic State University Pomona

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2014 to 2014 Employer: Rozema Engineering LLC Title: President Department: Responsibilities: Owner of an engineering services organization with focus on design and analysis of mechanical assemblies.
Years: 1995 to 2014 Employer: Hartwell Corporation Title: Director of Engineering and Quality Control Department: Responsibilities: Was part of the executive team with participation in the ongoing business results tracking and strategic
planning. Managed a diverse team of fifty design engineers, manufacturing engineers, quality engineers,
designers, machinists, tool makers, inspectors, document control and support staff. Maintained a positive
working environment that encouraged teamwork and creativity. Maintained a strong work ethic with the
focus on creating and completing work right the first time ahead of schedule. Worked directly with
customers to develop products that surpass performance requirements. Developed and presented new
product ideas to customers. Created department procedures that ensure that products are designed right
the first time. Oversaw aftermarket activities with PMA generation. Supported manufacturing planning
creation. Reviewed and approve sustaining engineering activity. Supported manufacturability reviews and
studies. Maintained MRB authority. Supervised certification and qualification activities. Managed the
intellectual property process. Managed and supervised the Quality Assurance organization.
Years: 1994 to 1995 Employer: Howden Airdynamics Title: Senior Design Engineer Department: Responsibilities: Designed high volume (shipboard) ventilation fans. Designed high performance blowers for the
commercial and military aerospace industry. Automated airfoil data entry into AutoCAD. Designed high
pressure compressor systems. Performed manufacturing and assembly troubleshooting.
Years: 1990 to 1994 Employer: Able Corporation Title: Sr. Project Engineer Department: Responsibilities: Created the design concept and layout of high speed turbo machinery for use in the aerospace and
defense industries. Designed both high-flow and high-pressure fluid pumps. Performed bearing design,
weight analysis, reliability analysis and finite element analysis. Created the design concept and
mechanical layout to house and cool high voltage power converters. Participated in customer technical
support. Designed test equipment. Assisted in qualification testing of production components. Designed
casting sheet metal and precision machined components. Designed and fabricated concept prototypes.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2004 to 2014 Country / Region: Europe Summary: Tim has extensive experience working with customers all over Europe to design and certify latching systems and other mechanisms for the commercial and military aerospace industry.

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