VP – Director of Engineering (166283) PE Prof Engineer / Masters Engineering / Automotive / Aerospace / 6 Patents

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He has led global engineering teams of  340 people.  We are working with an innovative and analytical engineering executive, with demonstrated global success in system and component design and release, product development, technical consulting, project/program management, P&L oversight, regulatory compliance, manufacturing, computer-aided design (CAD), root cause analysis, and business development. Leads program execution from concept through manufacturing and delivery. Manages contractual, financial, and technical scope. Develops and leads systems engineering organizations, with related systems and processes. Possesses a proven aptitude for driving efficiency and performance, improving quality, and consistently achieving objectives.  His impressive experience includes:

VP – Director of Engineering (166283) PE Prof Engineer / Masters Engineering / Automotive / Aerospace / 6 Patents

  • Automotive Manufacturing
  • Aerospace Manufacturing
  • Refining Product Development Processes Globally
  • Leading Large Global Engineering Teams (340)
  • Electrictrified Drivetrain Systems Development
  • Complex Multivariant, Multispeed P3 eDrive system
  • Automotive Driveline / Transmissions
  • Engineering/Product Development Projects
  • Balancing Technology And Engineering Resources
  • Electric/Hybrid Drive Systems And Axles.
  • APQP
  • PPAP
  • FMEA / DFMEA
  • Kaizen
  • Six Sigma
  • Robotics
  • P&L Management
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Cross-Functional Team Leadership
  • Meeting Financial Commitments
  • Building Engineering Teams
  • Design to Value Programs
  • Evaluating Feature, Values and Costs
  • Managing NPD Start to Finish
  • GD&T
  • Modularity
  • Target Costing
  • Competitor Equipment Teardown
  • VA/VE
  • Highly Engineered Products
  • Value Stream Analysis
  • Coordinating Multiple Departments

PATENTS

  • Patent U.S. 12,899,710: Electric Drive Unit with Modular Motor Assembly
  • Patent U.S. 13,128,008: Electric Drive Two-Speed Transaxle
  • Patent U.S. 6,811,067: Vehicle Tailgate with Storage Capacity
  • Patent U.S. 6,702,365: Torsional Isolated Pickup Truck Cargo Bed
  • Patent U.S. 5,987,787: Ground-Engaging Tool Components,
  • Patent U.S. 5,992,063: Locking Pin for Ground-Engaging Tooth Element

 TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • CAE Software: NASTRAN, Abaqus FEA, LS-DYNA, ADAMS
  • CAD Software: Unigraphics NX, CATIA, SOLIDWORKS
  • Programming Languages: Fortran, BASIC, C
  • Development Process Management Software: Stages
  • Gear and Bearing Design/Analysis Software: Gleason, SABR, Romax

EDUCATION

The UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT MERCY, Detroit, Michigan

  • Graduate Certificate in Business Turnaround Management,
  • Master of Engineering Management,

UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND, Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Mechanical Engineering

LICENSURE

  • Registered Professional Engineer, Ontario, Canada
  • Professional Engineer, Engineering Council of South Africa

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Leadership Development Program, Center for Creative Leadership
  • MIT Sloan Executive Education Certificate in Management and Leadership
  • Completed Courses in Applied Gear Engineering and Bevel Gear Design
  • Trained in Managerial Effectiveness, Marketing Principles, and Negotiating Skills
  • Graduate Courses in Composite Materials Analysis and Design
  • Trained in Various CAE Tools: LS-DYNA-Impact; MSC Marc-Nonlinear; MDI/ADAMS; MSC Dytran Lagrangian
  • Eulerian/Transient Dynamics; MSC Nastran; CATIA; and Unigraphics NX