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Dale Dell'Ario | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 21, 2014

Dale Dell'Ario

Product Design Mechanical Engineer
   United States
  |   Seattle, WA
  |  7:23 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $55

I enjoy designing products and solving problems to make people's lives easier. My core expertise is in mechanical design for commercial and medical products. I am a technical generalist with related experience in electrical engineering, optical design, home products design, lighting and furniture design and meeting a wide variety of product regulatory requirements. My broad development experience makes me especially efficient and effective in solving problems. I structure my work for best client value starting with clear project objectives.

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Skills (3)

Tested
Mechanical Engineering
Solidworks CAD
Design for manufactureability

Service Description

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
- Product mechanical packaging and machine design
-Product and process feasibility studies, analysis and breadboards
-CAD layout & design implementation using 3D modelers. I own a seat of Solidworks and am familiar with Autodesk Inventor and Mechanical Desktop
-Component search and qualification including specification and testing
-Thermal design and analysis, cooling and heat transfer
-Design experience with most fabrication and assembly processes spanning one-off to 10K / month manufacturing volumes and including wood and food related products

PROJECT ENGINEERING
-Full (all discipline) concept to release project management using MS Project
-Supplier sourcing and liaison for parts and assembly
-Project team member referrals and team building
-Product specifications, Risk Analyses, Product Verification and

VALIDATION/VERIFICATION PROTOCOL AUTHORING

INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
-Customer / user interviews,
-Product concept generation
-Sketching and CAD rendering

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
-Power and signal distribution design
-Design and test witnessing for EMC

MODEL MAKING
-Rapid prototype sourcing for all processes
(I have my own shop for the following)
-Functional prototypes
-Quick appearance / configuration models
-Prototype assembly

LIGHT MEASUREMENT AND LIGHTING DESIGN
-Fixture and luminaire design
-Digital spectrophotometer analysis of sources (e.g. LED) filters and simple optical systems
-Ray tracing CAD

INDEPENDENT DESIGN REVIEWING
-Medical...

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Employment

Ario Design
Engineering Consultant
2008 - Present
Please see my overview and services description
Olympic Medical Division of Natus Medical
Senior Engineer
1995 - 2008
While at Olympic Medical I was privileged to be part of the design team for the award winning Cool-Cap product developed to treat infants who suffer loss of oxygen trauma during birth. My role...
Hinds-Bock Corporation
Engineer and Engineering Manager
1993 - 1995
Hinds-Bock manufactures food-processing machinery. My work included mechanical and controls design, and establishing design standards and methods. I designed machinery and managed the...
SpaceLabs Medical
Engineer and Engineering Manager
1988 - 1993
As lead mechanical engineer, I designed ultra lightweight packaging for a new line of in-hospital patient monitors with touch screens and keypads. My second assignment was senior engineer and...
Intermec Corp
Project and Program Manager
1987 - 1988
Duties included product definition and day-to-day technical management of a development team. I was Engineering Project Manager and concurrently company wide Program Manager for the development of...
Ridge Computers
Mechanical Engineer and Industrial Designer
1983 - 1987
As in the company, I repackaged the original product line and established a group responsible for mechanical engineering and industrial design including input devices. I later coordinated the...
Hewlett Packard Company
Mechanical Engineer, Project & Program Mgr.
1974 - 1983
Project Manager & Corporate Layout Committee Chair; High volume input devices and keyboard assemblies for multiproduct use, Product Design Engineer Color Data Terminals, Laser Line Printer, Models...

Education

Stanford University
Master of Science Engineering Product Design
1973 - 1974
Stanford University
Bachelor of Science Engineering Product Design
1969 - 1974

Keywords

SolidWorks
Mechanical
Engineering
Medical
Product
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