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  1. 1. ARNOLD LABARES Mechanical Design EngineerCAREER HISTORYJun 2007 – present Freelance/Consultant Manila, Philippines Professional services offerings:1. Mechanical Design Engineering: Product/equipment parts (metal, plastic, rubber, etc.) & assemblies mechanical design2. Management Consulting: Company-specific product design team development and supply chain development3. Rapid Prototyping/3D Printing Freelance clients: [Client name/location withheld per design consulting contract agreement] (Mar–May 2010; May 2011 – present):  Parts, assemblies & architecture design of product mechanical structures; DFM; documentations; supply chain development SPICEsim ESO Ltd. [Manila, Philippines] (Nov 2010 – Apr 2011):  Mechanical design, technical hiring & supply chain consultant for electro-mechanical design integration of projects Chernco [NSW, Australia] (June – Oct 2010; online engagement):  Performed supply chain development support (i.e. hand rail, steel flanges, injection-molded fruit trays) and created concept 3D models & shop drawings for miscellaneous agricultural industry implements (i.e. grain silos, hydraulic cylinders, mechanical pumps, foot valves, steel stairs)  Created company standard drawing design templates  Studied and learned Autodesk Inventor to execute projects Renewable Foundation [Bergen, Norway] (Apr 2010; online engagement):  Technical & commercial advisor for scale model rapid prototyping of large offshore renewable energy platforms Tau Alpha Fraternity, University of the Philippines [Manila, Philippines] (Feb – Aug 2009; pro bono):  Created a (wall-mountable) production-ready integrated metal-and-plastic assembly design of the organization’s seal  Studied and learned SolidWorks to execute the project Splice Asia Inc. [Manila, Philippines] (acting Mechanical Design Manager; Jun – Oct 2008):  Resolved metal enclosure door cushioning and lock issues at China supplier site to meet Europe ship-out deadlines  Implemented laser cutting and powder coating capabilities as key criteria for metal enclosures suppliers qualification  Authored and integrated company’s New Products Development (NPD) methodology with global cross-functional teams  Enabled the newly-created mechanical engineering team with specified hardware, software, metrology & accessory tools sets  Implemented the Pantone Matching System for effective color specification and communication with suppliers Scaffold Depot Ltd. [Surrey, B.C., Canada] (Feb – Mar 2008; online engagement):  Designed a 24-meter L-shaped conveyor system comprised of six (6) platform modules for company’s Burnaby plant  Performed an audit on the company’s supplier plant at Nanjing, ChinaSep 2006 – May 2007 Lighthouse Technologies Ltd. Shatin, Hong KongSr. Mechanical Engineer (stationed in Huizhou City, Guangdong, China) [contract]– Mechanical EngineeringR&D Manager; analyze & solve product issues; responsible for scheduling & commissioning of projects Successfully standardized and reduced mechanical components inventory by 91% to 685 part numbers to cut BOM cost Liaised with key customers on new product designs and developments Managed design of experiments (DOEs) on thermal characterization of LED panels for design optimizations Led weekly Project Ops Reviews with counterpart electronics design team and supported business groups Owned the products documentation & operation manuals creation for LED panels and video processors product linesApr 2002 – Aug 2006 Intel Technology Philippines, Inc. Cavite, PhilippinesMechanical Desig n Lead – Main Material H andling Media (metals and plastics) desig n eng ineer for Intel’sFlash Products Group assembly and test operations (Philippines, Malaysia and China) Top & bottom 48mm copper frame carriers redesign for Front Of Line (FOL) assembly of Folded Stacked – Chip Scale Package (FS-CSP) saved Intel US$1.1M per year of implementation Brainchild Next-Generation (NG) 14x14mm metal carrier design with planar package contact emerged as best concept among three design and equipment approaches for optimal FS-CSP package stacking  12-pocket design variant eliminated substrate wrinkling & package dropping problems of previous-generation carrier designs  28-pocket design variant became Plan of Record (POR) carrier to support 3.2M units/quarter ramp at Cavite & Shanghai sites  Authored four (4) related Invention Disclosure Forms (IDFs) for possible patent applications (Page 1 of 4)
  2. 2. ARNOLD LABARES Mechanical Design Engineer Three (3) e-spring-type 14x14mm metal carrier Continuous Improvement Plan (CIP) designs for hi-volume package stacking nominated for Q2 ’05 Quarterly Recognition Award (QRA) for 97.8% - 99.2% yield improvement Designed angle-walled JEDEC tray pocket optimized for processing and shipping of FS-CSP product  Pocket design became one of key solutions for closure of Fold Trace Crack Material Review Board (MRB) with a major Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customer Redesigned top & bottom 72mm frame carriers for FS-CSP product FOL assembly process  Design enabled material characterization leading to final selection of a copper alloy over an aluminum alloy as Plan of Record (POR) material for 72mm frame carriers  Design increased FS-CSP FOL assembly yield by 35% Designed Front of Line (FOL) and End of Line (EOL) variants of 72mm frame carrier (extruded aluminum) magazines Successful Generic Mechanical (GM) drawing automations for [1] package and [2] substrate designs drastically cut down GM drawing creation throughput time (TPT) by 94% from 3 working days to 1.5 hours Designed jigs and fixtures for Low Density Interconnect (LDI) Package Validation Laboratory Core design engineer for Intel’s Global Metal Media Working Group (GMMWG) Core design engineer for Intel’s Global Plastic Media Working Group (GPMWG) Pro/ENGINEER super user and Pro/INTRALINK administrator for Intel Philippines siteFeb 1999 – Jul 2001 Emerson Network Power [formerly Astec Power Philippines, Inc.] Manila, PhilippinesMechanical Desig n Eng ineer – Electronic components 3D part library creator; desig ner of tailor-madeelectronic power supply mechanical components Single-handedly created, developed and maintained the 3D solid models Part Library of Electronic Power Supply Components for mechanical design of PCB assemblies  Part Library extensively used to this day for design of company’s [core business] electronic power supplies Drastically cut down overall electronic power supply design time by 80% by: 1. Integrating Cadence Allegro Electronics CAD (ECAD) export files and Pro/ENGINEER Mechanical CAD (MCAD) input files to semi-automate printed circuit board (PCB) electrical-mechanical design flow 2. Pioneering mechanical design tool migration from 2D-based AutoCAD to 3D-based Pro/E allowing engineers to extensively reuse common parametric 3D models MCAD support to 10 design teams eliminated the need for one mechanical design engineer per teamCORE COMPETENCIES Eleven (11) years Research and Development (R&D) experience with focus on mechanical design Over 14,000 Mechanical CAD usage hours to date on Pro/ENGINEER, SolidWorks and Inventor with expertise on:  Table-driven part libraries creation using user-defined parameters  Part- and assembly-level programming for design automations  Sheet metal enclosures and components design  Metal and plastic parts and assemblies design Knowledgeable on:  semiconductor assembly and test processes and equipment  PCB mechanical assemblies design  Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T - ASME Y14.5M-1994)  metal stamping, machining, wire forming, die casting & injection molding manufacturing processes  Design for Manufacturability (DFM)  project and supplier management  Failure Mode and Effects Analyses (FMEA)  FEA/CFD and tools Pro/Mechanica, Flotherm, Icepak, Ansys, Abaqus, Moldflow, CFDesign Experienced on Six Sigma manufacturing environment Experienced on China suppliers search and sourcing operations Excellent MS Office applications skills and presentation capability Experienced in a virtual factory and multi-cultural corporate environment Excellent command of English language; International English Language Testing System (IELTS) certified (Page 2 of 4)
  3. 3. ARNOLD LABARES Mechanical Design EngineerMECHANICAL DESIGN CITATIONS @ INTEL CORP. Rev-4 e-spring-type metal carrier design nominated Q2 ’05 Quarterly Recognition Award (QRA) for 99.2% yield breakthrough Brainchild Next-Generation (NG) 14x14mm metal carrier design reaped the following highlights:  Extra Mile Award (EMA)  Entry at Intel Manufacturing Excellence Conference 06 (IMEC ‘06) 48mm copper frame carrier redesign won a Seal of Excellence Award ’06 for US$1.1M Intel Philippines site annual cost savingsTRAININGS HISTORY (software, technical and non-technical) Autodesk Inventor 2010 home/self study, Jun – Oct 2010 SolidWorks 2009 home/self study, Feb – May 2009 SolidWorks 2008 Tips and Techniques Training, September 17, 2008, Somerset Hotel, Makati, Philippines SolidWorks 2008 Basic Training Course, August 6-8, 2008, Computrends, Makati, Philippines Introduction to ABAQUS, September 13-17, 2004, Intel Cavite, Philippines Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (ASME Y14.5M-1994) (refresher), May - June, 2004, Intel Cavite, Philippines Non-CPU Handling Media Design: Plastics, February 2004, Intel Folsom, CA, USA CPU Handling Media Design: Metals, October 2003 – January 2004, Intel Chandler, AZ, USA Pro/ENGINEER (release WildFire 1.0) Update Training, November 19-20, 2003, Phoenix, AZ, USA Designing Sheet Metal Products with Pro/E (WildFire 1.0), November 13-14, 2003, Sunnyvale, CA, USA Fundamentals of Pro/MECHANICA (v2001) Structure/Thermal, Oct 20-24, 2003, San Diego, CA, USA Behavioral Interviewing, March 19, 2003, Intel Cavite, Philippines Pro/INTRALINK User and Administrator Training, December 5 – 6, 2002, Intel Cavite, Philippines Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (ASME Y14.5M-1994), Oct 14 – Nov 29, 2002, Intel Chandler, AZ, USA Understanding Mechanical Drawings, October 14, 2002, Intel Chandler, AZ, USA Fundamentals of Drawing Using Pro/ENGINEER 2001, October 7-11, 2002, El Segundo, CA, USA Generic Package Mechanical Design, October 14 – November 29, 2002, Intel Chandler, AZ, USA Fundamentals of Design using Pro/ENGINEER 2001, Sep 30 – Oct 4, 2002, El Segundo, CA, USA Technical Structured Problem Solving, September 29, 2002, Intel Cavite, Philippines Introduction to Pro/ENGINEER (release 2001), September 23-27, 2002, Intel Cavite, Philippines Effective Meetings, June 13, 2002, Intel Cavite, Philippines Cadence Advanced Package Designer (release 14.0), May 13-17, 2002, Singapore Total Optimization Packaging Software (TOPS), May 10-12, 2000, Astec, Pasig City, Philippines Sheet Metal Design Using Pro/ENGINEER (release 19), April 24-28, 2000, Astec, Pasig City, Philippines Enhanced Mechanical Engineering Course: METALS & PLASTICS, Feb 28 – Mar 1, 2000, Astec, Pasig City, Philippines Enhanced Mechanical Engineering Course: HEAT TRANSFER, Dec 6-10, 1999, Astec, Pasig City, Philippines Solid 3D Modeling Using Pro/ENGINEER (release 19), Q1 ‘99, Astec, Pasig City, PhilippinesEDUCATION BS Metallurgical Engineering, University of the Philippines, 1998  National Steel Corporation corporate scholar  working student Oct ’95 – Oct ‘98LEADERSHIP IN COLLEGE ORGANIZATIONS International Order of DeMolay: Senior Councilor [Chapter Vice Head] (1994); Spearheaded the 1st Luzon-wide inter- chapter band competition “Bandahan ’94”; successfully solicited prizes from corporate sponsors, March 1994 Tau Alpha Fraternity: Grand High Alpha [Fraternity Head] (1997-1998); Formed the 2nd Inter-Fraternity Council together with fourteen (14) other fraternities through the U.P. Diliman Accord, September 1997INTERESTSBasketball, Badminton, Billiards, Swimming, Gym, Chess, Tom Clancy, Mario Puzo, military history, military hardware,practical shooting, airsoft war games, do-it-yourself (DIY) home improvements (Page 3 of 4)
  4. 4. ARNOLD LABARES Mechanical Design EngineerPERSONAL STRENGTHSresults- and people-oriented, passion for mechanical design, able to work self-directed, proven leadership skillsMECHANICAL DESIGN PORTFOLIO View presentation using any of these links: 1 View link 1: 2 View link 2: 3 View link 3: Note: View full screen (click 1 or 2 or 3 button) for best viewing.MECHANICAL DESIGN DEMO View presentation using any of these links: 1 View link 1: 2 View link 2: 3 View link 3: Note: View full screen (click 1 or 2 or 3 button) for best viewing.EARLY CAREER NOTABLE PROJECTS (view document using any link below): BODY CERTIFICATIONCertified Professional Engineer – Mechanical Engineer by Institute of Engineers AustraliaPROFESSIONAL REFERENCESAvailable upon requestCONTACT DETAILS Engineer Arnold Labares Email: or Address: 2331 Cityland Pasong Tamo Tower, 2210 Chino Roces Ave., Makati City, Manila, Philippines 1231 Mobile: +63 920 9080926 Civil Status: Married This document is optimized for printing borderless on A4 paper. (Page 4 of 4)