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Mechanical Design Engineer/Inventor and Forge API

Cardiff, United Kingdom

Autodesk Inventor Expert

Experienced in the design and manufacture of mechanical assemblies and components. Can automate Autodesk Inventor using the API and also write software that links into Inventor and AutoCAD. Configurators, plugins and price quote generators in C#/VB.Net.


Autodesk Inventor
Autodesk Inventor CAM
Autodesk Fusion 360
Autodesk AutoCAD
Autodesk AutoCAD Mechanical
Autodesk Forge
Autodesk Vault


Design Engineer

Power & Water

01 Mar 2020 - Nu (1 years, 3 months)

Design and development of the patented sono-electrochemical reactors. Design reviews, 3D Modelling, FEA, 2D drawings for manufacture. Creating FEA reports for lifting accessories.

Senior Design Engineer

Teddington Engineered Solutions Ltd

01 Jun 2014 - 01 Aug 2019 (5 years, 2 months)

Carrying out stress, spring rate, vibration, stability, flow rate and fatigue calculations. Development of Expansion Joint Design Software for calculation, 3D model & 2D drawing automation. Using FEA to prove manual calculations and produce technical reports.

BSc(hons) Computer Aided Engineering

University of Glamorgan

01 Sep 2008 - 01 Jun 2010 (1 years, 8 months)

Studied at University for a degree in Computer Aided Engineering which was Mechanical Engineering with additional CAD modules.

Mechanical Design Engineer

Amcanu Ltd

01 Jan 2007 - 01 Jun 2014 (7 years, 4 months)

Design and development of various sheet metal and structural assemblies. 3D modelling, 2D drawings and FEA using Autodesk Inventor. Programming CNC punching and laser machines. Development of CAD & CAM link plugin. Development of CAD & ERP link plugin.

HND Computer Aided Engineering

University of Glamorgan

01 Sep 2006 - 01 Jun 2008 (1 years, 8 months)

Studied for a HND in Computer Aided Engineering at University which was Mechanical Engineering with additional CAD modules.

ND Manufacturing Engineering

Coleg Sir Gar

01 Sep 2004 - 01 Jun 2006 (1 years, 8 months)

Studied at college after leaving school for an ND in Manufacturing Engineering, this would then allow me to progress onto a HND in Computer Aided Engineering.

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