Plastic Consultant: Medical, Toy and Automotive Plastic Applications and Plastic Expert Witness

Technical Consultant #1503


Expertise

  • Over thirty years of domestic and international experience in the plastics industry.
  • Plastic product design, development and manufacture of medical devices, automotive parts, toys and consumer plastic products.
  • Expert of plastics end use markets, and plastic (polymer) type commonly used for each application, with special knowledge in the medical device field.
  • Plastic material selection criteria and plastic product design review.
  • Shop floor knowledge of plastics processing, tooling and manufacturing provide foundation for industrial accident reviews, material selection, assembly techniques and setting quality standards.
  • FDA, GMP, UL, PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) and OSHA standards as applied to plastic part manufacturing.
  • Skilled at developing CAD drawings and prototype renderings.
  • Consumer and medical product plastic designs.
  • Failure mode analysis of plastic parts; product liability reviews and consultant to attorneys on product failure.
  • Expert witness: Review of accident, injury and product liability claims; identifying, analyzing and evaluating design defects, hazards, misuses and/or misapplications of products for plaintiffs and defendants.

Experience

Independent Consultant, Present

  • Self employed consultant focusing on product design/product development issues for corporate clients and product liability and patent issues for the legal community.

Chicago Miniature Lamp

  • Managed product, tooling and manufacturing systems design for the automotive products group.

Intercon Consulting

  • Plastics, product design and engineering consulting to domestic and international corporations.
  • Designed medical, consumer and host bus adapter (HBA) products.

Sutton Technologies Company

  • Responsible for the design of new products and the design review of product submissions for this international product development firm.
  • Coordinated all FDA, EPA and UL clearance testing for new products.

Pall Biomedical Products Corporation

  • New product development team leader for this manufacturer of disposable medical products.
  • Headed the product development team who created a complete line of products for a new corporate division.
  • Designed products, tooling and assembly systems.

American Pharmaseal Corporation

  • Responsible for the product design, tooling and manufacturing process development of new disposable medical products for a division of Baxter HealthCare Corporation.

United States Surgical Corporation

  • Manufacturing engineer responsible for new product design and assembly system approval for international manufacturer of surgical stapling products.

Verly Plastics Corporation

  • Project engineer responsible for the review of new product designs.
  • Supervised production, generated quotations, designed injection molds and assembly tooling.

Honors & Publications

Academic and Professional Affiliations

  • Senior Member - The Society of Plastics Engineers
  • President - The Society of Plastics Engineers

Patents

  • Boat Propeller Protective Structure.
  • Thermodilution Injectate Assembly.

Education

  • M.S., Plastics, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • B.S., Industrial Management, C.W. Post College
Save Resume #1503
to Contact Form?

You must first click "Yes" to save this resume

Submit Request

You have no Saved Resumes

Add resumes within our various Ares of Expertise by clicking "Add Resume(s)" below.

Add Resume(s)