Boston, MA

Position Desired

Mechanical Engineering
Anywhere in the U.S.



Micro Biochemical Characterization & Testing Lab, Northeastern University, Boston, MA July 2015 – Present
Thin-Film Adhesion Mechanics - Research Assistant
¥ Design and model test fixture and procedure to characterize failures in solar panels due to weathering
¥ Perform calculations and analyze results regarding thin-film adhesion mechanics to be sent to NIST

NxStage Medical Inc. Lawrence, MA January – July 2015
Disposables Engineering R&D Co-op
¥ Expedited product life cycle by spearheading testing effort for existing disposable products
¥ Introduced novel test procedures and test plans for upcoming product still in design and concept phase
¥ Conceptualized test fixtures using SolidWorks for equipment, component and material capability tests
¥ Machined and fabricated test fixtures on Bridgeport CNC mill, lathe and bandsaw
¥ Designed and executed endurance and capability tests on materials and equipment
¥ Communicated test results using Minitab for process capabilities and proposed improvements
¥ Created a validation test that has been implemented as part of the future production line/procedure for conductivity sensor equipment on the dialysate preparation module
¥ Addressed testing evaluations in cross-functional Team Design Reviews for disposable part in new product

AbbVie Bioresearch Center. Worcester, MA January – June 2014
Reliability Engineering Co-op
¥ Applied Reliability Centered Maintenance principles to increase efficiency of 5 types of equipment
¥ Analyzed assets to determine criticality and created Excel pivot tables based on assessments
¥ Created preventative maintenance schedule and relayed changes to various departments using computerized maintenance management systems (Cognos and Maximo)
¥ Mastered Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliancy in the biologics industry

Herald Newspaper. Harare, Zimbabwe May – June 2012
Print-shop Technician
¥ Replaced wires, sockets, adapters, repaired impression rollers and conducted checkups of machinery
¥ Expanded knowledge and understanding of circuits and motors through troubleshooting and maintenance

Applications: SolidWorks, AutoCAD, MatLAB, Simulink, Simscape, Minitab, ANSYS, Maple, LabView, Maximo, Cognos, Copley Motion Explorer, CanOpen, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project
Programming: C++, CNC mill, Arduino
Hands On: Machine-shop experience, Milling, Turning, Soldering, Vacuum Pumps, Oscilloscope, Instron, Conductivity, Force & Pressure testing, Welding/Bonding (Ultrasonic, Ultraviolet, Heat S...

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