ID# 20382

Current Salary: $42,000

Preferred Location: Open

 

CAREER OBJECTIVE

 

Seeking a product design engineering position with emphasis on Computer Aided Design Special Interests; Product Development, ProEngineer, Rapid Prototyping, and the Internet

 

EDUCATION

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology Kansas State Univ., May 1993
Major GPA 3.41/4.0

 

DESIGN AND COMPUTER EXPERIENCE

-Design Experience: Large assemblies, weldments, sheetmetal, machined parts, and castings
-Computer Aided Design (CAD):
2D Design and Drafting; AutoCAD, 5 years +
3D Modeling.. AutoCAD 13, AWE Solid Modeling
3D Design; Cadkey and AutoCAD
- Solid computer expertise (including installation, configuration, and troubleshooting) in various software including;
-Data acquisition: Dasylab 3.0 and Labtech Notebook software using 10-Tech Hardware
-Spreadsheets: Microsoft Excel, Quattro Pro and Lotus 1-2-3
-Word processing; WordPerfect and Microsoft Word
-Programming; Autolisp programming and Digitizer programming Internet and World Wide -Web - America Online (2 years), CompuServe, Prodigy 3NN
-Operating systems: Windows 95, DOS, UNIX, and LANtastic Networks
- Other design experience (Kansas State University)
Cessna Aircraft Company: Student team redesigned rudder pedals on Citation II jet with design constraints of space, weight, and simplicity
 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Major Agricultural Equipment Manufacturer 4 Years

PROJECT / DESIGN ENGINEER

-Company awarded 1996 Popular Mechanics Design and Engineering Award
-Patented Bi-Rotor technology purchased by John Deere and Co. 1995
-Design engineer; Designed and specified over 300 parts for two revolutionary prototype combines, including the following areas; Grain storage and handling, removable module design, and five different rotor configurations. Managed design layout of second prototype which included retrofitting existing production combine with current rotor technology
-Research experience; Located suitable vendors and manufacturers for designed parts. Researched companies and their product line for purchasing various components
-Network supervisor: Hardware and software purchaser and troubleshooter. Other responsibilities included; network file organization backups, and scheduled maintenance
-Data acquisition specialist: Specified, wired, and installed equipment for three prototype combines for testing. Including computer monitoring of hydraulic pressure, horsepower, and speeds
-Shop experience: Assembled and fabricated designed parts
 

Electric Hybrid vehicle Corp., Manhattan, KS Summer of 92

COMPUTER AIDED DESIGNER / DRAFTSMAN

-Interacted in the design process from product conception to prototype completion
-Corresponded with electrical engineer and foundry to design a cast aluminum enclosure of a patented curbside charging station for electric vehicles
-Improved existing design by generating simple creative solutions

 

Sunflower Manufacturing Inc., Beloit, KS Summer of 91

COMPUTER AIDED DRAFTSMAN

-operated AutoCAD workstation over 400 hours
-Compiled detailed component drawings of newly designed equipment