Dave has a reputation for solid problem-solving skills, team development and strategic leadership. With an extensive career in new product development and manufacturing engineering, Dave has made significant contributions throughout the Northwest. He is a master at developing production control teams and identifying key metrics for customers without production control functions or processes in place. He was the founder of “Self-Charge”, a battery and charger development team recognized as the industry’s “best in class”. He played a key role in the successful merger to a larger competitor.
As a SR Manufacturing Engineer, Dave has successfully launched multiple complex data-collection instruments into production with all the unexpected challenges associated with leading edge complex electronic products. Dave brings a wide variety of assemblies supporting customers from Prototype design stages through Production, and a rich history in implementing development stage gate processes as well.
Dave has worked for several Seattle-based firms, holding positions such as Director of Engineering for Vaupell, SR Project Manager-NBD Manager for Carbon Design Group and System Architect for Micro-power Electronics. He has led many manufacturing teams in Mexico and China to produce complex electronic equipment.
Dave offers Impact’s clients an expert engineering focus with experience and direct responsibility in the following: Program/Project management, Mechanical and electrical engineering PCB layout Prototype lab, Test engineering, Manufacturing engineering, Components engineering, Document control, Regulatory, Configuration control, Production Control.