Provided project management and engineering development of a patented composite, paint, and panels manufacturing line for motor homes and trailers. Designed an automated composite panel manufacturing and paint line saving $6M over previous plans. Assisted in PPAP, VA/VE, and product development of Automotive composites. Controlled a $230k budget.
Developed new products for THOR Industries, including: full wall slideouts, light weight 32ft European style motorhome, exterior entertainment centers, and engineering analysis and durability testing to reduce weight and increase strength, increasing yearly sales $74 million. Developed the Passport Ultra-lite trailer for THOR Industry's Keystone Div., now they lead this market. Developed many new products for Damon Motor Coach, increasing market share 30%. Developed the Toyhauler trailer product for THOR Industry's Dutchmen Div., adding two new floorplans to increase market share 8%.
Introduced Solidworks to this diverse specialty vehicle manufacturer. Designed heavy vehicles for the Health Care, Law enforcement/Homeland security, Disaster Response, and Custom markets. Assure compliance to FMVSS and industry standards. Develop designs, FEA, and models using Solidworks 2011.
Managing the Chassis manufacturing Engineering and Bills of Material Groups. Using Solidworks to design Chassis for Fire Truck manufacturing and developing upfront Bills of Material and Solidworks Enterprise PDM to drive the new ERP business system; Dynamics AX.
Contracting Engineering and Design for Stress Engineering Inc. and IAP Research, Inc. Using Solidworks Premium 3DCAD software to design products, perform FEA, and complete drawing packages, including: details, assemblies, sub-assemblies, and Bills of Material. Perform research and development prototypes, testing, and tooling to bring products to market in the medical, electronics, and military industries.
Using Solidworks Premium 3DCAD software to design products, perform FEA, and complete drawing packages, with a focus on manufacturing high tolerance and high stressed components and assemblies. This includes: details, assemblies, sub-assemblies, Bills of Material, development prototypes, testing, and tooling to bring products to market in the medical, electronics, and military industries.