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Rick R. | Elance
 
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Rick R.

Bringing product ideas to life
   United States
  |   Fairfield, NJ
  |  9:10 pm Local Time

Overview

Pioneer with broad based experience in product development and engineering creating state-of-the-art, marketable products that add to the bottom line and quickly become an industry standard.

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Jan 8, 2011|Mechanical|$780|Completed

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Skills (5)

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Manufacturing Design
Mechanical Engineering
Operations Research
AutoCAD
ISO 9001

Service Description

Creative design and manufacturing consultant that helps companies and entreprenuers take product ideas from concepts all the way thru prototyping into manufacturing. Over 25 years experience including consumer products, industrial products, medical devices, toys and capital equipment. Off shore sourcing and manufacturing experience as well as quality control and regulatory compliances. Some past accomplishments include:
* Created and patented industrial product for the foodservice industry saving eating establishments thousands of dollars per year, receiving orders from top 3 markets within first year. Set up and managed full P&L.
* Managed design, prototyping and sourced manufacturing in Asia of new interactive consumer product utilizing a proprietary technology. Produced initial orders of 30,000 units the first year, $2M in revenue.
* Directed innovation and manufacturing of simulation products to meet demanding government training guidelines and contracts. Receiving 10 repeat orders.
* Created revolutionary consumer product, tested and rated by Good Housekeeping as one of the best products in 2008. Sourced, negotiated contracts and managed mass manufacturing in Asia of first order of 100,000 units.


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Education

Rhode Island School of Design
Bachelor of Industrial Design
1975 - 1980

Keywords

design
development
manufacturing
engineering
research
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