YANKO VELKOV

69 Black Hawk Way Toronto, ON, M2R 3L7

Phone: +1 416 650 9986 Cell: +1 416 476 3796 yanko.velkov@sympatico.ca

 

 

Objective: Machinery Designer


HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS

         Sound experience in machinery and tools equipment design

         Master of Science in Engineering Machine building technology

         Proficient in AutoCAD, Inventor, Pro/Engineer, Solid Works, 3D Studio Max


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2005 Present Machinery Designer

NUSPARK Engineering Inc., Toronto, Canada Packaging, Automation, Custom Machines www.nuspark.com

Automation lines and devices for automotive industry, packaging machines and units

  • Designed tools equipment, die casts, and custom devices

Preparing Bill Of Materials, creating pneumatic and sheet metal bending schemes

Supervising production

3D simulations of the projects

Projects:

  • Lace Machine automated fitting of windshield seal - conceptual new design of work head
  • Clips Inserting Machines series of six machines for automated insertion and bending of clips on seals rails
  • Manifold Assembly Machine automated assembly of automotive manifolds
  • Top Sealer Packaging line automated module
  • Automated Visual Checking Machine, Grease Applicator, Automated Riveter

The machines have been designed and manufactured for: Pilkington Inc., Collingwood, ON; Rollstamp Inc., Mississauga, ON; Collin & Aikman Inc., Toronto, ON; Great Lake Cheese, NY, USA; Poliwheel Inc, Oakville, ON


2003 2005 Machinery Designer

Kolev Engineering Inc., Toronto, Canada Design and Manufacturing of Roll Forming and Custom Machines, Devices and Units www.kolev.com

  • Designed roll forming machines
  • Concept and design
  • Participated in design of automatic lines
  • Designed tools equipment, die casts and custom devices
  • Prepared Bill of Materials and Job Progressions
  • Supervised production and trained staff

         Created 3D simulations of the projects using 3D Studio Max

Projects:

  • Automatic technological line for metal doors manufacturing

         Multi-shape roll forming system for window frames

  • Vertical roll forming machine and self propelled coil car
  • Ten passes roll forming machine, eight passes roll mill with curving unit
  • Specialized custom welding unit, Horizontal Cutoff unit

1995 2003 Senior Molding and Die Cast Designer

TEKE Ltd., Plovdiv, Bulgaria Design and Manufacturing of Molding Tools and Die Cast

  • Designed Molding tools
  • Created die casts and progressive dies design
  • Designed specialized tools equipment
  • Made custom units and machines design
  • Supervised production of tools equipment
  • Lead a team of five designers

         Consulted the clients implement tools equipment

More than 100 molding tools. All projects met deadline.


1991 1995 Molding and Die Cast Designer
Balkan Ltd., Plovdiv, Bulgaria - Tools Equipment Factory

         Designed molding tools

         Designed die casts tools

         Designed specialized tools equipment

         Designed custom units


EDUCATION

1986 1991 MSc Degree in Engineering

Technical University, Sofia

Major - Machine Building Technology, CNC Programming

 

Courses completed: AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Resistance of plastics, Hydro and pneumatics cylinders, Basic of PLC, Control and diagnostic systems


PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

         Custom Machinery Design

         Molding Tools and Die casts

         NON-Typical solutions in Machinery and Tools Design

         Strong knowledge in Automated Production Lines


OTHER ACTIVITIES

1999                                           Guest speaker at faculty "Machine building technology", Technical University, Sofia

Lecture: "Automatic design of gear boxes of milling machines"

1997-2003 Training Technical University students in machine and tools design.


References from PEOs and PhD available upon request