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Expert in Product Design and Manufacturing (Medical Devices, Electronics, Opto-Mechanical)

Expert ID: 730569 Canada

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For the last 20 years, Expert was designing product and piecing up various parts using different materials and processes.
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.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
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

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
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 Employer Title Department
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 Employer Title Department
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 Employer Title Department
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 Employer Title Department
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 Employer Title Department
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.

International Experience

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.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
ASME
APEGBC
Licenses / Certifications
P. Eng British Columbia
Publications and Patents Summary
4 patents total
1 Patent in utility
1 Patent in design

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
New entrepreneur business development
Solids Works training
Pro-E training
Vendor Selection
Injection molder.
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.
Marketing Experience
Hydrogen fuel cell, medical devices, consumer sound equipment and CCTV (camera) equipment.
Other Relevant Experience
CAD knowledge in Autocad, PRO/E, SolidWorks.
Project management.
Site development for manufacturing of products.
Writing standard operation procedures as per ISO13485 and CFR requirements.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
French Working Proficiency/ Full Proficiency
Arabic Native Language

Fields of Expertise

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