Degree in Engineering subject
BSc Product Design, Chartered Engineer
Mechanical Design Engineer
Komatsu Underground Mining- We are the world’s largest producer of high productivity underground mining machinery for the extraction of coal, potash, salt, platinum and other bedded materials. We have manufacturing facilities in Australia, Canada, China, France, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States, as well as sales offices and service facilities in Botswana, India, Poland and Russia. We also maintain an extensive network of service and distribution centers to rebuild and service equipment and to sell replacement parts and consumables in support of our installed base. This network includes five service centers in the United States and eight outside the United States, all of which are strategically located in major underground mining regions.
I am an Engineer that works in Manchester
I live in the Northwest of England but I’m from the Northeast. Big football fan of Newcastle United and I also like watching basketball espically NBA.
How I Use Maths In My Job:
I use geometry and measurement to check my Engineering designs.
Mechanical Design Engnieer
Chartered Engineer Responsible for the mechanical design and development of electronic enclosures for mining machinery control and monitoring systems. These products are designed using sheet metal fabrication for a harsh and hazardous environment. I own the design from concept through development of prototype build, product proving, and pre-production runs to serial production at a third-party manufacturing site. Other responsibilities include connector design, cable system design for Powered roof supports, certification approvals for MSHA and ATEX. Interests: Design Engineering, Problem Solving , 3D CAD, Design for Manufacture
My Typical Day
Start at 7am and use a computer most of the day
start at 7am and finish at 15:30.
read emails answer any questions related to new projects, manufacturing problems, quality problems.
Work on new design projects – hand drawn sketches to 3D design on my computer
Calulations using excel spreadsheets and checking geometry and measurments.
What or who inspired you to follow your career?
My Uncle, He's a Civil Engineer
What's your favourite use for maths in everyday life?
Using maths and logic on computers
What did you think about Maths when you were in school?
Didn't really like it
What did you want to be after you left school?
Were you ever in trouble at school?
Yes, but only a few times
If you weren't doing this job, what would you choose instead?
mmm, maybe a Pilot
Who is your favourite singer or band?
What's your favourite food?
What is the most fun thing you've done?
Seaventure at discovery cove which is an underwater tour of the fish wearing a dive helmet
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
Delorean time machine, Big house somewhere hot, Airplane