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RssA mechanical designer with numerous years of experience in the area of project management, CAD, and mechanical design. Major strengths include managing multiple projects, a motivator, team player, and traveling.

Tackle role as project management and to collaborate with manufacturing and customers on projects. Inspect all drawings before released to manufacturing. Travel for commissioning and safety checks when needed.


Grand Rapids, MI

About Me


Engineering & Architecture



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Grand Rapids, MI

Work Experiences

1/2003 - 11/2008

Hi-Tech/FPA Group

Individual Contributor

  • Worked with AutoCAD 2004 and SolidWorks 2008 softwares. Designed custom machines for snack and food industries. Created drawing proposals of plant layouts of baking equipment. Produced sheet metal, sub-assembly, and full assembly layouts. Supervised all engineering bill of materials. Lead layout inspector. Applied reverse engineering. Budget expenses and contacted vendors on parts, supplies, and cost. Collaborated with manufacturing personnel, clients, and installers on projects. Traveled for commissioning.

1/2000 - 8/2002

Siemens Dematic

Individual Contributor

  • Worked with AutoCAD 14 software. Designed plant layouts of conveyor systems for material handling industries. Worked closely with engineers, project managers, sales, and clients. Traveled for commissioning and safety checks.

5/1996 - 1/2000

Leisure Life Limited

Individual Contributor

  • Worked with AutoCAD release 14 and Mechanical Desktop release 3 softwares. Worked in a research and development department. Article inspection of parts. Created prototypes of recreational boats for testing. Past member of the safety committee team.

1/1993 - 5/1996

HME Incorporated

Individual Contributor

  • Worked with AutoCAD release 12 software. Custom designed fire truck cabs. Fire apparatus and accessories. Responsible for managing and archiving drawing files.

11/1992 - 1/1993

Oliver Machinery

Individual Contributor

  • Worked with AutoCAD release 11 software. Contract assignment. Designed machined components for machinery and conveyor systems. Worked closely with engineers.

9/1991 - 9/1992

Gordon Manufacturing Compnay

Individual Contributor

  • Worked with Prime Medusa (UNIX workstation) software. Contract assignment. Designed office seating controls and table tops. Created product literatures and instructional sketches for sales. Worked closely with engineers.

11/1989 - 9/1991

APV Baker Incorporated

Individual Contributor

  • Worked with AutoCAD release 10 software. Contract assignment. Revised drawings of baking equipment and machines. Supervised all drawings that was produced and distributed.

11/1988 - 11/1989

ICAD Incorporated

Individual Contributor

  • Worked with AutoCAD release 10 software. Worked on various short term contract assignments. Designed mechanical components and parts. Converted hand-sketched drawings into CAD format. Provided drawing quotes for clients.

7/1987 - 11/1988


Individual Contributor

  • Sketched layouts of tool and die stampings for flame cutting. Inventoried steel bars.



Type Name/Title URL Description
Website SolidWorks Very informative and full of tips, blogs, and the ability to chat with other users.
Website AUGI A wealth of information for all levels and especially for those that just entered in the field.