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summary I am JP, a talented and creative; autodidact, eclectic mechanical engineer/designer/detailer with 25 years’ experience designing machinery, tooling, dies and molds. I have extensive understanding of the product development cycle, 3d modeling and manufacturing operations using both additive and subtractive methods. Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities coupled with the knowledge and tools to turn napkin sketches into 3d designs. I am passionate and flexible; very well-organized and efficient; goal-oriented and self-motivated. design/detailing Jigs, fixtures and gages; form, progressive, hot-stamping and trim dies for various aerospace and automotive applications; LSR Transfer molds for medical devices; plastic injection molds for agricultural and medical devices; automated high-speed assembly, process and test machinery for various aerospace, automotive and medical device applications; electric motor wire-winding, assembly machinery and transfer/in-line conveyor systems; sheet metal parts and weldments; pneumatic control systems; machinery and equipment used in various foundry industry applications; ultralights, UAV’s and R/C aircraft. Generate CNC toolpath/g-code, 3d printing and OMAX Waterjet files. BOM generation and management. Component, hardware and fastener purchase and tracking. Assist with machining, assembly, de-bug and validation process. Extensive knowledge of ASME Y14.5M GD&T, APQP/PPAP, 3d printing, SolidWorks MBD and OSHA safety requirements. Familiar with QS9001 and TS16949 procedures. software SolidWorks API development using C, C++, C# and vb.NET. SolidWorks, Simulation, Flow Simulation, ANSYS, CATIA v5, DraftSight, KeyShot, SolidCAM, MasterCAM, OnShape, Inventor, AutoCAD, Pro/E, Solid Edge, Unigraphics, OMAX, OpenFOAM, XFOIL, ESLOFT, ESBLADE, XROTOR, DFDC-ES, ESPROP, Mathematica, LabVIEW, TestWare, MATLAB, Simulink, Acrobat Pro and Microsoft Excel/Project/Word.


work experience

JP Parametrics Mechanical Designer/Detailer June 1993 -

JP Parametrics was formed in 1993 to meet growing engineering needs in the aerospace, automotive & medical device industries. JP Parametrics has one goal: to provide the highest quality tooling and machine designs to their clients. Develop/design/detail jigs, fixtures and gages for various aerospace, automotive and medical device applications; plastic injection molds for medical devices; assembly, process and test machinery for various aerospace and automotive applications; sheet metal and weldment; ultralight aircraft, unmanned aerial systems, radio control aircraft design using SolidWorks, Inventor and AutoCAD. BOM generation and management. Generate CNC toolpath/g-code and 3d printing files. Component and hardware purchase and tracking. SolidWorks API development using C# and vb.NET.

Esotec Developments Contract Mechanical Engineer August 2012 -

Esotec Developments is a multidisciplinary research and creative design studio focused on independent research in aeronautics and fundamental physics while providing services in a variety of disciplines. Concept design, analysis and optimization of Esotec’s Hummingbird Aerobatic Aircraft to create a 33% scale model for evaluation using SolidWorks, Flow Simulation, Mathematica and OpenFOAM. Lofting using the ESBLADE Loft System (proprietary SolidWorks macro). Airfoil and propeller analysis and optimization using XFOIL, CROTOR/XROTOR, DFDC-ES and ESPROP. Create SolidWorks and Excel templates. SolidWorks API development using vb.NET.



Purdue University/IPFW BSME, Mechanical Engineering 1986 - 1989

Major: Mechanical Engineering Minor: Aeronautical Engineering



Workstation specs: ASUSTek G7550JH Notebook Intel® Core™ i7 4700HQ 3.4GHz Processor NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060M 8GB GDDR5 VRAM 32 GB DDR3 RAM Dual 1 TB SSD Ubuntu/Windows 10
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Interests: Designing & flying radio control aircraft and helicopters; flying ultralights; aerodynamics; astronomy; computers; camping; canoeing; cooking; college sports; fishing; skydiving.

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