Mechanical Lead on helmet projects for Giro, Bell and Bolle Brands. 18+ year evolution into skilled Project Development working with home office and international vender teams. Project design typically calls for heavy collaboration between Industrial Designers, other Mechanical Engineers and Marketers. Design of reinforcing structures and other mechanical components, mostly in plastics or composites, and varied internal and external helmet components.
Responsible for testing product and documentation for regional standards. Involved with schedule tracking and analysis of risk. Involvement with Marketing and Industrial Design to see product to market from conception to production including consideration of Marketing story, potential patents to target and new innovations in tooling and process for improved manufacturing.