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Senior-Level CAD Design Engineer.


OWN PROFILE

Innovative, results-oriented, highly technical Mechanical Engineer that works as a CAD Designer since 1995 designing components and tooling for major appliance and tooling companies in England and Brazil. Skilled at collaborating with multifunctional teams to produce aesthetic and highly functional designs for the automotive, aerospace, appliance, white goods, and toy industries. Instrumental in working with key stakeholders to determine business and technical requirements, and translate these into concepts using drawings, scans, product definitions, and engineering and development teams’ inputs. Adept at 3D modelling with extensive experience in modelling highly smoothed surfaces, and managing design projects from quotation to manufacturing (CAM) of plastic components and complex Injection Moulding Tools.

Software Skills: PTC Creo (expert user), Catia V5 (advanced user), Siemens NX (advanced user), Autodesk Powershape (expert user), Autodesk Alias (intermediate user), Autodesk AutoCAD (expert user), PTC Windchill (advanced user), and Luxion Keyshot (advanced user).

Idioms: English (Upper intermediate level). Portuguese (Native).

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BEng)

Faculdades Anhanguera (Colleges Anhanguera), Limeira, São Paulo, Brazil, 2016


Bachelor of Science, Computer Science (BSc)

Fundação Municipal de Piracicaba (Municipal Foundation of Piracicaba) – EEP, Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brazil, 2001


Mechanical Technician.

Universidade Estadual de Campinas (State University of Campinas) – Unicamp, Limeira, São Paulo, Brazil, 1995


SKILLS

• Stack Up Analysis

• Intellectual Property and Patents

• Design for Safety

• GD&T

• Product Safety Tools F2F & Simulation

• PTC Creo/Pro-engineer™ (since 1998)

• Delcam Powershape™

• CNC Software Mastercam™

• CGTech Vericut™

• Luxion Keyshot™

• Corel Draw™ (since 1996)

• PTC Windchill™

• Siemens NX™

• Vero Machining Strategist™

• Autodesk Alias™

• Autodesk AutoCad (since 1992)

IDIOMS

• English:

Intermediate High

 

• Portuguese:

Native

EXPERIENCE

Petford Group Ltd.       03/2017 - to present data.

Position Held: Design Engineer.

Activities:  Develop core ideas for products and production systems for complex plastic injection moulding tools on behalf of various Tier 1 clients in Automotive, Aerospace, and Construction industries. Retain focus on process and product improvement / inception. Complete design and generation of 3D surface tooling data for manufacture from component CAD data provided. Generate 2D general arrangement drawings from component CAD data and plant tooling specifications provided. Conducted 3D surface tooling and General Arrangement Reviews for outsourced tooling.

  • Use engineering principles to increase efficiency and value of business, utilizing cost-effective mechanisms while improving overall productivity.
  • Performed numerous component feasibility studies to evaluate CAD data and document problems with solutions for such customers as IAC, Jaguar Land Rover, Grupo Antolin, Dräxlmaier, GKN Aerospace, Rolls-Royce, Cab Auto, Magna, Denso, Faurecia, and others.

Whirlpool Latin America (Brastemp/Consul).       08/2013 – 10/2016.

Position Held: Product Development Analyst.

Activities: Developed washing machines and dishwasher components for leading manufacturer of home appliances. Conceptualized and developed new products and design strategies that create a desire for Company’s product and brand experiences. Created complete elaboration of 3D models, 2D drawing sets, and technical specifications, Geometrical Dimensioning and Tolerances (GD&T), Tolerance Analysis in Assemblies (Stackup Analysis) in compliance with ISO/ASME guidelines, using PTC Creo software (Pro/Engineer) and Windchill. Developed accurate, well-defined, and convincing verbal and written presentation to gain consensus on design.

  • Led CAD master assembly product audit at early phase of project to identify safety hazards.
  • Coordinated and trained entire design team (16 people) to use Virtual Safety Audit tools.

Fagmol Indústria e Comércio Ltda.       02/2011 – 07/2013.

Position Held: Injection Mould Tool Designer.

Activities: Worked on the design for one of the best toolmakers in Brazil for large Thermoplastic Injection Moulds of up to 20 tons on products for the automotive industry, white goods, and toys. Determined technical feasibility and developed conceptual, preliminary, and final designs using 3D modelling, creating triangular mesh (STL), simulations, and presentations of complete design details.

  • Successfully created approved designs for customers such as Hyundai, GM, Toyota, Honda, PSA, Mabe, and others, using others, using Delcam Power Shape, Siemens NX, Autodesk AutoCAD, Delcam Copy CAD, and Autodesk MoldFlow software.

MWS Projetos & Assessoria.       01/2008 – 02/2011.

Position Held: Injection Mould Tool Designer / CAM Programmer.

Activities: Designed customized thermoplastic injection moulding and Investment Casting tools from prototyping to production. Collaborated on moulding and tooling to develop best product solutions for customers across multiple industries. Worked closely with Application Engineering, Prototype Lab, Production Engineering, and Sales team to facilitate release of new products and changes to existing product. Utilized PTC Pro/Engineer Wildfire, Vero Machining Strategist, and CGTech Vericut software.

  • Scope of work encompassed design, mathematical modelling, detailing for manufacturing, CAM programming, and complete consulting to final product delivery.

Usimaster Usinagem Industrial LTDA-ME.       03/2004 – 01/2008.

Position Held: Owner / Injection Mould Tool Designer and CAM Programmer.

Activities: Complete solution including the quotation, at the first initial conception, development, design and detailing of product and its tooling CNC Programming through CAM system to machining centers for the manufacture of prototypes and tools for Plastic Injection Mould, Vulcanization and Transfer process. I used PTC Pro/Engineer, PTC Pro/Toolmaker, CGTech Vericut, Mold Flow Autodesk and Autodesk 3D Studio softwares.


Peccinin – The Nice Group.       10/1996 – 03/2004.

Position Held: Mechanical Designer / CAM Programmer.

Activities: Development of mechanical projects for products in the motors fields area for drives and automation systems as well as Plastic Injection Mould, Aluminum and Zamak. Mathematical modeling of products and tooling, detailed process and programming through machining CAM system for machining centers. Those activities were performed using PTC Pro/Engineer, CGTech Vericut, MasterCam, Autodesk Mechanical Desktop and Autodesk Autocad.

I was also responsible for the illustrative designs in order to prepare the machine´s installation guides using Corel Draw™, Adobe Photoshop™ and Autodesk 3D Studio™ softwares.


Solution Consultoria e Comércio LTDA.       01/1995 – 06/1995.

Position Held: Intern.

Activities: Product design and brake components machining processes using Autodesk AutoCad R12 and MicroCADAM software. Services provided in Varga Brakes current ZF TRW. ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology.