A manufacturing plant located in Grand Rapids Michigan providing hydraulic parts to the worldwide fluid power market. I was a part time detailer while still in high school. Drafting was done on the board, detailing of hydraulic pumps, reservoirs and controls.
Refrigeration and air-condition plants in Greenville and Belding Michigan. Progressively responsible roles were as follows. Detailer and B.O.M. (drafting on the board) 1980 - 1982 Senior Designer and Checker (drafting on the board) 1982 - 1985 Senior Designer and Checker (Intergraph CAD system) 1985 - 1988 • Detail drawings off of designer’s layouts as needed. Building the bill of materials (B.O.M.) for each unit as needed. • Design and FEAS studies as needed. Developing layouts that detailers could work from. Checking detail drawings and BOM’s when complete.
Responsibilities included taking sales order from customer and preparing them. Establishing cost and timing for orders. Preparing layout to align with sales orders. Preparing B.O.M.’s and releasing data to manufacturing as needed. Also kept plant and office layouts up to date. • Prepared and maintained sale quotes for customers. • Designed customer layouts as needed for their products. Design and detail dies for customers as needed. (Auto-CAD release R14)
I have a high level of CAD CATIA V5 Design using Part Design and Generative Shape Design software modules to create high-quality shapes and curvatures. Good level of CAD CATIA V5 design using DMU Space Analysis and Kinematics software modules and Drafting module for 2D detailing and GD&T. Knowledge in plastic component design. Automotive interior plastic component. Areas of development are door trim, center console and cargo systems most recently. • CATIA V4 solid modeling. • Experienced with Daimler Chrysler VPM • CATIA V5 solid modeling, surfacing, drafting and assembly design. • Built B.O.M.’s in JCI VPM environment. • Helped build the CATIA Design Standards at JCI. • Helped build CATIA Power Copy Standards at JCI. • Design and FEAS studies as needed for PE’s • Detail drawings off of FEAS studies. • Training in UG/NX but no applications