Kraig Kooiman

Kraig Kooiman

Design Consultant - Nexgen Product Design and Development
Currently: Product Design Consultant - ID & Mechanical Design at Nexgen Product Design and Development
Location: Winters CA
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•Inventor on Three US & Foreign Patents in 2006 for Patton Medical, Medtronic Mini-Med, and OxySure Systems. Several applications in the works • Concept Design / Industrial Design (sketching, 3-D CAD models, photo-realistic renderings Currently using KeyShot 3.3 Pro. • Project / Program Mgmt. • Cost Estimates,DFM,Proposals,Budgets,Customer Relations, Project Schedules,Mfg. Planning • 3D CAD: I have my own seat of SolidWorks 2010 -2013, Keyshot 4.0 Rendering, and I have a seat of Creo 2 as well, but don't use it much. • FDA Good Design Practices- design history file, etc. • R&D including: sourcing,supplier evaluation,material selection. • Rapid Prototypes: SLA,SLS,CNC,FDM, Objet • Ergonomics / Human Factors • Tool Design / Procurement: injection / blow molds. • Enclosure / E/M packaging design including: 3-D layouts metal, electronic hardware,fasteners, LCD's, LED's,(surface mount), heatsinks,cooling comps,conductive rubber,tactile clik-dome keypads, flex circuits, ribbon cables, USB, (ISO) DIN components, PCB mech. layouts,EM/RFI shielding concepts. • Part design for: injection molding, fabricated plastic, plastic /aluminum extrusions, RIM, blow molding, thermoforming (pressure forming), Gas-Assist molding, Structural Foam molding, die cast Aluminum/Zinc/ Magnesium, MIM design,CNC parts. • 1st Article Inspection (FAI), and QC / Metrology. • Injection molding decorating processes: pad printing, hot stamping, painting (low VOC and powder coating), silk-screening, IMD / IML (in-mold decorating) Labels / overlays, nameplates • Part / assembly design detailing to ANSI and ISO standards. Created BOM’s, (COGS), and ECO’s. • Procurement skills which include: Supplier Evaluation and Selection, Contract Negotiation, RFQ’s, Proposal Prep.,RFQ's, Purchase Order execution • Written / oral presentations, design reviews, brainstorming, written reports as req'd. Specialties: medical devices - hand-held, electronic, disposable consumer products - all kinds

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INTERESTS
  • Traveling(domestic and International)
  • Architecture
  • Archeology
  • Muscle Cars
  • Fishing
  • Drag Racing
  • beautiful women Conceptual Design / Industrial Design and Styling of new products including: (sketching
  • 3-D CAD models
  • photo-realistic renderings
  • mockups
  • and artwork) utilizing Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Project / Program Management – from concept to production Cost Estimating
  • Design for Cost Reduction
  • DFM
  • Proposal Preparation
  • Customer Relations
  • Project Scheduling
  • and Manufacturing Planning – use of MS Project. 3D CAD Modeling using: SolidWorks (currently 2011)with PhotoWorks
  • CosmosWorks Designer FEA
  • PDMWorks
  • 9-10K hours. Training in Pro/E Wildfire
  • used Unigraphics NX
  • Request Resume and examples of my work for more information
SPORTS
  • Had skiing knee and back injury
  • so I don't do as much as I used to.
GROUPS
  • former IDSA
  • former SPE
  • former SME
  • former SAE
  • Design Management Institute (DMI)
  • SEIA (Solar Energy Industries Assoc.)
  • American Coalition for Ethanol
  • Minutemen

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