David S.

Mechanical Designer & CNC Programmer


Mechanical Design and Manufacturing experience across a broad range of industries and disciplines, including Aerospace, Defense, General Fabrication, Tool & Die, CNC Programming and Machining. While w...see more

  • Machinery & Equipments
  • Metal Manufacturing


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Mechanical Designer & CNC Programmer

Hofmann Engineering Pty Ltd
5 years
Current position
Feb 2018 - Present
Hofmann Engineering specialises in gear manufacturing, precision and heavy machining, heat treatment, engineering and mining equipment, specialist transmission design, manufacture and r...see more

Mechanical Designer / Project Engineer

Pump Technology Pty Ltd
2 years
Feb 2016 - Feb 2018
High-precision Mechanical Design, Drafting, and Project Engineering for extreme duty and hazardous liquid pumps using SolidWorks. Also setting up standard libraries, templates, processe...see more

Regional Manager

Integrated Bulk Systems Pty Ltd
10 months
Apr 2014 - Feb 2015
Set up local representative office, as well as business and team development for SE Asia Region in the bulk materials handling sector. As Regional Sales Manager, generate leads, contact...see more

Engineering Manager

Azo (Thailand) Ltd
3 years
Feb 2011 - May 2014
Tasked to build competency and an engineering team in Azo’s Bangkok office. Set drafting standards and processes working together with Directors to increase proficiency. Manage and trai...see more

Mechanical Design & Drafting Support

Acqua Group
1 year
Dec 2005 - Dec 2006
Project work involving 3d design, development, and drafting of Biodiesel Plants, vessels, and other equipment.

Mechanical Designer

Out of the Box Design Services P/L
6 years
Jun 2005 - Apr 2011
As a Mechanical Design Consultant I was involved with a wide variety of projects from machine design, piping and plant, structural, pressure vessel, jigs and fitures, and general fabric...see more

Mechanical Designer

Out of the Box Design Services
10 years
Feb 2005 - Feb 2015
Freelance collaborative mechanical design & drafting support for engineering teams that wish to maximise their time and presentation quality with 3D Design, Drafting and Rendering, as w...see more

Engineering Manager

Ultimate Engineering Pty Ltd
3 years
Jul 2002 - Jun 2005
As Engineering Manager I managed day to day engineering operations including a wide range of technical duties. Implemented new technologies into the company including SolidWorks softwar...see more

Account Manager/Business Development, Engineering Applications

Intercad (NZ) Ltd
2 years
Dec 1996 - Dec 1998
Introduced New Zealand to SolidWorks and related design, engineering, and manufacturing applications. Also assisted in implementing better customer relationship and support tools to man...see more

Account Manager/Business Development, Engineering Applications

6 years
Dec 1995 - Dec 2001
Transferred from Intercad's Auckland office with similar job description to previous New Zealand office and to help increase sales in the region.

Lecturer - CAD/CAM Applications

Manukau Polytech
2 years
Oct 1995 - May 1997
Lectured manufacturing students and customers the use, application, and customization of Surfcam CAD/CAM systems and general CNC Programming methodologies.

CAD/CAM Applications Support Engineer; Trainer

CNC/CAM Services Ltd.
10 months
Aug 1995 - Jun 1996
Support, training, and some sales of the Surfcam CAD/CAM range of manufacturing applications.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Machinery & Equipments
  • Metal Manufacturing


  • Sales Management
  • Sales management
  • Heavy Equipment
  • 3D Design
  • Gear Manufacturing
  • Mechanical design
  • Transmission Design
  • Portable Machine Tools