New Haven, CT
Aug 2015 - Present (5 years 9 months)
Providing assistance to graduate and undergraduate students by demonstrating the safe and efficient use of fabrication equipment, tools, and other items. Ensure the compliance of safety rules and policies for the space. Answering questions and providing one-on-one or group trainings, demos or tours of the shop space and facilities. Assembling and managing a team of twenty or more student shop monitors. Managing the sale of materials and tools to students. Ordering shop supplies and performing maintenance of shop equipment and tools. Equipment includes: Patriot CNC mills, Kuka 7 axis robotic arm, Kern CO2 laser cutter, Form 2 3D printers, precious metal casting equipment, full wood and metal shops.
New Boston, NH
Jul 2014 - Jun 2015 (11 months)
Managed production and development of the Ridgewing modular guitar system by utilizing manufacturing techniques such as injection molding, 3D printing, investment casting, CNC milling, and laser cutting to improve or create new components and manufacturing processes. Created models in SolidWorks that were 3D printed and used to create rubber molds for casting carbon fiber guitar components. Designed artwork for web and tradeshow banners. Handled correspondences with multiple customers and suppliers in various countries. Ordered shop supplies and performed general maintenance of shop machines and tools.
Feb 2013 - Jul 2014 (1 year 5 months)
Part of a team of designers specializing in product design, engineering, and manufacturing focused on providing resolved and attractive products in the office, medical, and industrial environments.
Oct 2011 - Feb 2013 (1 year 4 months)
Manufacture and design of pine and hardwood furniture. Improved shop efficiency by optimizing the shop layout and improving ordering processes.