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Product Design & Manufacturing Engineer

Highly skilled and versatile Senior Design Engineer with 25 years of extensive hands-on experience in conceiving and developing profitable, innovative, appealing designs and managing/guiding them into manufacturing reality.

Professional Experience


MEDROBOTICS INC. - Raynham, MA 2017 - present
Senior NPI Manufacturing Engineer

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
  • Transition next-generation robotic medical and surgical solutions from R&D to production. Ensure DFM, DFA and DFS whilst maintaining a high quality, reliable and low cost manufactured product which complies with federal regulations and quality standards.
  • Support all phases of existing products life cycles, performing design revisions and cost reductions through better manufacturing and outsourcing to add quality and value.

Concert Medical LLC (formerly Accellent Inc., Medical device design & manufacture) - Norwell, MA 2005 - 2017
Project Manager & Senior Design Engineer
(New product development and transition from R&D to production)

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
  • Co-inventor of patented design on lap joint for wire hybrid stainless steel and nitinol guidewire (Patent US 20070282270 A1)
  • Co-inventor of anesthesia infusion device to aid regional anesthesiologist with peripheral nerve blocks (Patent App US 20160030663)

Accellent Inc. (formerly Microspring Inc., Medical device design & manufacture) - Norwell, MA 1999 - 2005
Project Manager & Senior Design Engineer
(Lead designer; Managed cross-functional team of design engineers and machinists; Oversaw resource allocations, budgets and milestone adherence)

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
  • Co-designed a specialized coronary corewire to receive an embedded blood pressure sensor
  • Designed lean manufacturing fast changeover tooling for grinders, reducing set-up times by 60%
  • Designed and implemented a variety of high speed 0.014" diameter stainless steel coil winding equipment with automated feeding and unloading systems
  • Optimized equipment for high volume lean manufacturing of single use neuro/coronary guide wires

Microspring Inc. (Medical device design & manufacture) - Norwell, MA 1996 - 1999
Project Manager & Design Engineer
(Performed design engineering and hands-on manufacture and assembly of equipment and products; managed cross-functional team of engineers and machinists)

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
  • In charge of cross-functional team of 15 with a $1,000,000 budget to design and manufacture 7 state-of-the-art precision corewire grinding machines achieving 0.001" +/- 0.0001" diameters (on time and on budget)
  • In charge of setting up infra-structure and equipment for new 20,000 sq ft grinding facility (facility and precision grinders are still in operation today)

Glebar Inc. - Franklin Lakes, NJ 1988 - 1996
Research and Development Engineer

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

Loughborough University - Leicestershire, England, UK
BSc (Hons) Design and Manufacture Engineering, 1988
Diploma in Industrial Studies, 1986

Mass Art - Boston, MA
Industrial Design Continuing Education Class Credits, 2017

American Management Association, Certificate in Business Management (1996)

EXPERTISE

Invention * Prototyping * CAE (Solidworks) * Design for Manufacture * Design for Assembly * Qualification IQ/OQ/PQ