Brett is a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer with over 20 years of experience in the manufacturing environment, including 9 years of Quality Assurance background and 12 years in Mechanical Engineering. He has extensive experience in die casting design, die tooling, and casting processes, and an excellent background in stamping and machining processes. His strong metrology background allows him to design measurement fixtures and functional gages for a variety of commodities. He is an apprentice Statistical Engineer employing the Shainin techniques.Brett has been trained in and uses Motorola's Six Sigma design as well as Boothroyd-Dewhurst Design for Assembly and Design for Manufacturability. Brett works with mechanical design groups to help ensure a high degree of manufacturability with improved ease of assembly through the use of Geometric Tolerancing. He has employed DFA/DFM with Geometric Tolerancing and Tolerance Stack-Up analysis to reduce purchased parts and assembly costs by over $5,000,000 annually.
Brett teaches basic and advanced GD&T courses and Tolerance Analysis using Geometric Tolerancing.
• Former Vice-Chair - Y14.5.2 Certification of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing Professionals.
• Member - Y14.8 Castings, Forgings and Molded Parts.