Christopher Postell

Christopher R. Postell
1004 S. Hilton Rd.
Wilmington, DE 19803
Phone: (410) 608­9724

Mechanical Engineer

Professional Experience
Smart­Hose Technologies Folcroft, PA
Mechanical Design Engineer October 2014–Present

• Designed hose fittings, other hose end components, and hose assemblies for
hazardous treatment facilities.
• Created detailed hose component and hose assembly drawings.
• Developed Standard Operating Procedures for hose assembly production.
• Interfaced with sales, engineering, and production staff in order to manage
projects from start­up to delivery to customer.
• Created Bills of Material for incoming hose orders based on customer
• Tested unqualified hoses to determine suitability for use.
• Performed Quality Control inspections on incoming material, returned goods, and
outgoing product.

ManTech International Corporation Belcamp, MD
Mechanical Engineer January 2008–October 2014

• Supported government customers, AMSAA (Army Materiel Science Analysis and
Activity) and AEC (Army Evaluation Command), through reliability analysis.
• Assisted in product development for several defense programs and systems.
• Developed CAD models to examine mechanical systems on assembly,
subassembly, and component levels for military vehicles and other systems.
• Analyzed stress, strain, and dynamic response of mechanical systems by
developing Finite Element Models.
• Utilized data­processing tools to assist in multibody dynamics model validation.
• Created technical reports and briefing reports to document and communicate
findings to colleagues and other organizations.
• Worked as a Task Order Lead on several projects, which utilized project
management skills.

Technical Trainings and Certifications

• Engineer­in­Training
• Advanced Abaqus Explicit and Eulerian­Lagrangian Analysis with Abaqus
• Vehicle Dynamics for Passenger Cars and Light Trucks
Christopher R. Postell

• Practical Fatigue Theory, Interactive Data Processing with GlyphWorks, and FE­
Based Fatigue Analysis with DesignLife

University of Maryland, Baltimore County Baltimore, MD
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering August 2003–December 2007

Related Skills

• Abaqus CAE
• AutoCAD
• HyperMesh
• MatLab
• Microsoft Office
• nCode GlyphWorks and DesignLife
• ProE
• SolidWorks
• SolidEdge

  • Updated 7 years ago

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