Brian Nadeau



Work Experience

  • L.P. Thebault

    1989-2000 | Engineering Services Supervisor

    • Managed maintenance crew of 9 mechanics in 3 facilities, 3 shifts • Prioritized and scheduled work orders along with preventative maintenance for all production machinery • Designed and modified machinery to enhance production • Electrically and mechanically troubleshoot printing presses and bindery production equipment • Key player in implementing a TPM program that kept our manufacturing equipment at 99.98% up-time

  • Sealed Air Corporation

    2002-Present | Technology and Innovation Designer

    • Develop prototype machinery in the protective packaging industry using 2 and 3D CAD software • Communicate with T&I/ Marketing team about product development • Write programs for CNC machining equipment using CAM software • Machine parts to tolerance using manual and CNC machining equipment • Assemble working prototypes using advanced machine shop practices • Test prototype machines for abilities and longevity • Decipher patent claims

  • SharpByDesign

    2010-Present | Owner/ Designer

    • Supply customer with a full drawing package to be used to manufacture and assemble the designed cutlery • Advise customers about the recommended manufacturing procedures • Design fixtures for the manufacturing process • Make prototype cutlery for customer samples • Source parts and manufacturers for builds • Design, manufacture, and sell knives under the SharpByDesign name

  • Summary

    Highly skilled in design of parts, assemblies, and machinery using 3D software. • 20+ years experience in the manufacturing/machine shop/lab environment. • Designer with ability to design, program, machine, build and test equipment. • Key player in many patents and trade secrets. • Perfect Safety record


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