Mechanical Designer - Base Engine
Fond du Lac, WI
Aug 2012 - Mar 2018 (5 years 7 months)
Mercury was a great place to work and my work was very interesting.
Our team has spent a lot of time focusing on the best V6 and V8 ever!
As an engineer, I am proud of my part in this effort at Mercury.
May 2011 - Aug 2012 (1 year 3 months)
While at Ariens I worked on several 2013 model year snow throwers, most notably the Ariens Path Pro and refreshing of the Sno-Tek.
Jan 2011 - May 2011 (4 months)
5517 Waterford Ln, Appleton, WI 54913, (920) 968-6653
I have accepted an assignment on site at the Ariens corporation.
Senior Mechanical Designer
Aerotek Professional Services
Feb 2010 - Jan 2011 (11 months)
Senior Mechanical Designer: Aerotek Inc. Wauwatosa 2675 N. Mayfair Road, Suite 650 Wauwatosa, WI 53222 (414) 607-2000 Feb 2010 to current. I am performing engineering tasks for the Manitowoc Company Inc. I have been on site in a fast paced environment utilizing Pro/Engineer Wildfire 5 coupled with the Windchill database manager. I manage top level B.O.M. for assemblies consisting of over 500 components. I have also been creating parts, assemblies, and detail drawings for the next generation product.
CORE Consulting, LLC
Jun 2009 - Feb 2010 (8 months)
163 Green Bay Rd. Thiensville, WI 53092 (262) 242-2673 June 2009 – Feb 2010. At CORE I performed engineering tasks for several clients using multiple CAD platforms to gather the appropriate data to create parts, assemblies, and detail drawings. Working from remote offices and multiple clients, I have demonstrated an ability to manage several projects. Those clients included: Kohler Co., I was responsible for the migration of several fuel tanks from Solid works to Pro/E. Samson Motorworks, creating lofted files from 3D Studio Max into Pro/E.
Dec 2005 - Oct 2008 (2 years 10 months)
9009 North 51st Street Milwaukee, WI 53223-2403 (414) 410-3837. December 2005 through October 2008. I worked as a Design Engineer for the Harley-Davidson parts and accessories business team at Milsco. My duties included project design, performing tasks from modeling the complex surfaces of a concept, to taking that same concept through production for various Harley-Davidson seating products. I designed seating products, windshield pouches, tank panels and tour packs. Milsco has manufacturing taking place both domestically and internationally.
2001 - 2005 (4 years)
Contract Designer: Kohler Co. 444 Highland Dr. Kohler, WI 53044. (920) 457-4441. Mar, 2001 to Sept, 2001 and again Mar, 2003 to December 2005: I was part of a team responsible for the creation of new faucet and showerhead designs. As a member of this team, I took artists’ sketches, clay creations, and imported data to create 3-D Pro/E files and prints. The file creation process often utilizes advanced style curves and quilts to create the artists’ desired affect. We work intimately with the manufacturer (ether in-house or across the globe) to get the product to market. While at Kohler I have had experience in designing zinc die-cast, injected molded plastic, sand cast, and machined parts.
2001 - 2002 (1 year)
3700 W. Juneau Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53201 (414) 343-7269. Oct, 2001 through Feb, 2003: At Harley-Davidson’s Parts and Accessories department, we used Pro/Engineer and several state of the art rapid prototyping techniques. Our design team created parts and accessories across several platforms of motorcycles. Parts ranged from weldments, stampings, zinc die castings and injection molded plastic parts.
Dec 1996 - Feb 2001 (4 years 2 months)
4515 Taylor Circle, Duluth, MN 55811. (218) 727-2737.
Dec, 1996 to Feb, 2001: We developed the design of two all new aircraft from the conceptual stages into the Production Certificate. The design of this aircraft extensively utilized composite technologies. I was responsible for the design of the firewall forward portion of the aircraft. Responsibilities included the following: Taking a current concept and/or creating a concept; Creating Pro/E models, assemblies and then drawings of that concept, for review by the appropriate engineer; Creating engineering change notices and/or engineering change orders for the review board; and releasing the drawing packages to production. It was often necessary to create reports for the Federal Aviation Administration’s review.
May 1995 - Nov 1996 (1 year 6 months)
At Polaris we created a series of domestically produced engines to internally compete with the Fuji sourced engines in the Domestic Engine department. I transferred to the chassis team for the design of all new Polaris Victory.
Best Power Technologies
Jan 1994 - May 1995 (1 year 4 months)
I helped create the ME, FE, Fortress and Patriot lines of Uninterruptable power supplies for computers and other sensitive electronics.
PSI POWER INC.
May 1992 - Dec 1992 (7 months)
At PSI we manufactured racing aftermarket exhaust. I laid out prototype pipe on sheet metal. I fabricated, machined and welded production pipes for a variety of 2 and 4 stroke engines.
63BRAVO (VEHICAL MECHANIC)
Sep 1987 - Sep 1989 (2 years)
Light wheeled vehicle mechanic for the HHB 4/56 air defense artillery training company.