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MACBEAN Pty Ltd • October 2008 - present
Freelance industrial design, Product Engineering, Innovative thinking and futurism. From decorative art panels to race cars to electrical enclosures to mil spec; if it is a challenge I am interested. Please contact me to discuss.
Brio R&D Manager (Global brand)
Brio (Allegion P/L) • February 2016 - February 2018
NPD in the Door and Window Hardware industry. · Testing and development of innovative hardware to EN, BHMA/ANSI, AWA, Etc. Standards. · Growing R&D vitality and innovation and understanding and developing the business model. · Developing a global engineering process improvement scheme with parent company · Providing the Allegion Global Engineering team with technical support and assistance. · Reporting and tracking of budgets, vitality, and project timelines to the Global engineering team heads. · Assisting in ISO9001-2015 accreditation · Manage team and increase skill sets. · Liaise with global / region development teams of Allegion parent comany. · Product sourcing (Global) · Quality Control and improvement · Technical business support.
Metromatics P/L • November 2008 - May 2011
Industry: Military, Industrial, Passenger Information Displays • Manage product from design to production and installation for clients • Business development (process and product). • Installation instructions & support • Quality control & improvement • Project development & management • Manufacturing process implementation • Sales & manufacturing support • Design outsourcing & management • Liaise with customers • CAD / 3D Model management • Supplier sourcing local and international • Support Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane offices
B&R Enclosures • October 2005 - November 2008
Research and development of new products and markets. • Develop concepts for existing product lines to meet evolving client requirements. • Improve process and manufacturing techniques including new product development through die casting, extruding, roll forming, and sheet metal processes. • Undertake risk assessment and implement quality control procedures across departments. • Co-ordinate and oversee outsourcing of product evaluation and testing including Finite Element Analyses and rapid prototyping. • Train staff in new products and techniques. • Develop presentations for sales, customers, and the sister European companies when working collaboratively. • Collaborate with marketing department to create flyers, catalogues, and corporate video
Centor Architectural • April 2003 - March 2005
Door & Window Hardware • Project Manager – planning, innovation, implementation, team organization, budgeting, R&D, Excel ordering system development… • UK and USA branch development • Understand the features and benefits of Centor’s products as well as competing products. • Collect and study market data for proposed new product lines. (VOC) • Develop concepts for new window and door systems, and analysis of present concepts including customer benefit definition and cost estimates. • Mechanical and Structural Design and development of products to deliver the identified functionality in the selected concept. • Co-ordinate prototype building, testing and technical support to determine functionality and performance limits including Finite Element Analysis, impact testing to meet Dade county requirements (USA) along with cycle and weather testing to suit Australian standards. • Knowledge of Australian Building codes and responsible for NATA for IP (Ingress Protection) testing. • Liaise with internal & external customers. • Responsible for installation instructions. • Assisted in Lean and KANBAN implementations for NPD
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Queensland University of Technology
Graduate Diploma in Industrial Design., Industrial Design • January 2007 - January 2007
Post Graduate studies
Queensland University of Technology
Bachelor of Built Environment, Industrial Design • January 2000 - January 2002
Key achievement Client: QUT (2002) Project: University Hybrid Promotion Vehicle. research, design, and achieve board approval. constructed 2003. Client: Volvo Trucks Australia (2001) Project: Team Project Research and Design Hybrid Concept articulated multi trailer truck tractor unit. Outcome - Project On hold at time due to merger with Mack Trucks Australia having priority.
Advertising Academy / Institute for Design
Adv. Dip. of Art, Graphic and Multimedia Design • January 1998 - January 1999
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