•••••OBJECTIVE: A position in Design Drafting Department where tool, gage and product design/
development talents can be effectively utilized to manufacture high quality
and profitable products more efficiently.•••••SUMMARY: Design Drafting with strong background in close tolerance dimensioning and
very detail oriented. Enjoy hands-on in production to gather helpful suggestions
for improvement from fellow employees which helps create a Team Player
attitude and increases knowledge for all involved.
EXPERIENCE: Tool Design
Designed and detailed tooling/holding fixtures to aid in assembly of a variety
of military ordinance and pre-tested/inspected prior to production.
Redesigned existing tooling/holding fixtures to increase productivity by
decreasing the scrap rate by ••••• to ••••• percent.
Designed set-up fixtures that increased production •••••%.
Observed tooling in production for possible redesign that would simplify
its function for operators.
Responsible for designing close tolerance gages and comparator
charts that met the requirements of MIL-A•••••, ANSI-Y••••• and
Ford Motor Company specifications.
Authored Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for all gage designs
prior to their release.
Trained inspectors (hands-on) for correct procedure of gage use
following the standard operating procedure step by step.
Maintained a •••••% first time acceptance rate for gage designs from
Received (4) letters of excellence for innovative gage design from
U.S. and Foreign Military Agencies.•••••Test Fixture Design
Designed transportation vibration, jolt and jumble product adapter
fixtures, test chambers for salt spray and high humidity. Redesigned
function / non-function air actuated test gun for anti-tank/personnel
mine activation requirements.••••• Research and Development
Promoted to Junior Design Engineer. Assisted in redesign to develop
a more reliable mine system. Redesigned existing parts and created
temporary fixtures to test tooling concepts. Maintained a teamwork
attitude with vendors supplying prototype samples and directed all
changes as required. ••••• ••••• Jay ••••• Page 2
HISTORY: Design Drafting (Contract)
Product Design Electronic Technology Inc. Fort Atkinson, Wi. Dec. ••••• - Jan•••••
Quality Control - Cable Constructors Inc. Iron Mountain, Mi. Mar••••• - Jan•••••
Tool/Gage Design - J. B. Tool, Edgerton, Wi. May ••••• Sept•••••
Product Redesign - Federal Industries, Belleville, Wi. Aug••••• Jan•••••,
Sept ••••• Feb•••••
Tool/Product Design - Placon Inc., Madison, Wi. Feb••••• Aug•••••
Product Design - KLS Lubriquip, Madison, Wi. July ••••• Sept•••••
Product Design - Johnson Controls, Watertown, Wi. Oct••••• June •••••
Gage Design - Aden Machine and Tool, Rockford, Ill. Jan••••• Apr•••••
Junior Design Eng.
Alliant Tech Systems, Janesville, Wi. Dec••••• June •••••
Tool and Gage Design, Test Fixture Design, Product Redesign/Development
Technical Illustrations - Exploded View Product Drawings
Architectural Floor Plans, Section Views and Site Plans used for renovations
at four facilities. ••••• Architectural Design Drafting
Self employed contractor July ••••• - Present
Working with independent building contractors providing site plans, floor plans,
section views and when required, special construction details for additions and
EDUCATION: Blackhawk Technical College Janesville, Wi
Design Drafting AAS
New York Institute New York City, NY.
Commercial Photography AA•••••SOFTWARE: AutoCad Release ••••• thru •••••
AutoCad AEC Version •••••
3D Home Architect •••••
Cim-Link (CimCad) UNIX Based
Microsoft Office•••••MILITARY: United States Navy
Honorable Discharge•••••REFERENCES: References available upon request