Expert in Product Design and Manufacturing (Medical Devices, Electronics, Opto-Mechanical)
Expert ID: 730569 Canada
Her expertise lies in designing plastics parts, sheet metal, and metal casting. In Expert's career, she worked with suppliers to deliver parts on time as well as sustaining the products throughout its life cycle.
Expert has earned several patents for products design.
She designed enclosures for ergonomics, manufacturing and assemblies as per NEMA, UL standards as well as designed a new heater head for natural gas use in public transportation.
|Year: 1987||Degree: Master in Sciences||Subject: Mechanical Engineering||Institution: University of Portland|
|Year: 1982||Degree: Maitrise||Subject: Mecaniques||Institution: Universite des Sciences et Techniques de Lille|
|Year: 1981||Degree: Licence||Subject: Mecaniques||Institution: Universite des Sciences et Techniques de Lille|
|Years: 2008 to 2011||Employer: Novadaq Technologies Inc||Title: Material and Manufacturing Manager||Department: Operation||Responsibilities: Manufacturing Lead, Procurement and Inventory Control for Production.
Technical Support and Service Lead. Product and Document Reviewer as per ISO.
|Years: 2005 to 2007||Employer: General Hydrogen Inc.||Title: Senior Manufacturing Engineer||Department: Operation||Responsibilities: Manufacturing Lead and Product Reviewer for manufacturing and assembly. Production Lead and New Product Introduction.|
|Years: 2003 to 2004||Employer: Alpha Technologies||Title: Mechanical and Project Engineer||Department: Research and Development||Responsibilities: Design new electronic enclosure as per Nema 4R and Nema 3R.|
|Years: 2000 to 2003||Employer: Brooks Automation Inc||Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer||Department: Research and Drvelopment||Responsibilities: Product design and sustaining through the product life cycle.
Clarify and manage the implementation of new technologies (Opto-Mechanical and clean room material)
Leader of a group of design engineers, and technical writers to produce user manuals.
Implemented 120 tracking configuration on various semiconductor equipment and Silicon wafers loader.
Outsourced and evaluated suppliers for manufacturing custom parts.
Designed products to comply with various standards SEMI, FCC, CE, UL and CSA.
|Years: 1997 to 2000||Employer: Silent Witness Enterprise Inc.||Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer||Department: Research and Development||Responsibilities: Product design and sustaining through the product life cycle over 200 products and configurations.
Implemented of new technologies (Opto-Mechanical and material) and new manufacturing process techniques.
Qualified new suppliers, solved parts delivery and quality issues through design and manufacturing process.
Designed products to comply with CSA, UL, NEMA, IP, CE, FCC standards.
|Years: 1989 to 1993||Employer: Mission Electronics Inc||Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer||Department: Research and Development||Responsibilities: Project Manager and Designer for Lease Improvement of Infrastructure for North America office.
Product design and sustaining through product life cycle.
Implemented new manufacturing process to increase productivity.
Outsourced and supported manufacturing for parts delivery and quality issues through design and solving production issues with supplier.
Supported North America Distribution Centre Logistics.
Worked with various agencies to certify the products to meet FCC, EC, TUV, UL and CSA.
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 1999 to 2003||Country / Region: United Kingdom||Summary: Moved the design to United Kingdom, designed an enclosure for speakers and electronics enclosure for high end Hi-Fi.|
|Associations / Societies|
|Licenses / Certifications|
|P. Eng British Columbia|
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|4 patents total
1 Patent in utility
1 Patent in design
|Training / Seminars|
|New entrepreneur business development
Solids Works training
Sheet metal fabrication and stamping, casting of iron, aluminum and magnesium. Wood panel fabrication.
Sourced custom shipping boxes and crates.
Sourcing electronics components lasers and transformers.
|Hydrogen fuel cell, medical devices, consumer sound equipment and CCTV (camera) equipment.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|CAD knowledge in Autocad, PRO/E, SolidWorks.
Site development for manufacturing of products.
Writing standard operation procedures as per ISO13485 and CFR requirements.
|French||Working Proficiency/ Full Proficiency|
Fields of Expertise
consumer product design, design engineering, design for manufacture and assembly, device design, electrical product design, electronic enclosure, electronic product design review, electronic product development, electronics manufacturing, electronics manufacturing equipment, engineering documentation product, medical device manufacturing, medical device manufacturing quality control, medical device product development, medical device evaluation, new consumer product development, medical device package integrity, medical device packaging standard, medical device manufacture clean room, medical device package testing, medical package testing, medical package strength, medical package, biomedical instrumentation, medical device product improvement, medical device manufacturing troubleshooting, computer manufacturing engineering, medical product packaging process, medical device process validation, medical device packaging process, medical device packaging design, medical device design, medical device, biomedical diagnostic instrumentation