Andrew McCarthy
Mechanical Design Engineer

Andrew is the founder and CEO of ThinkHouse, a company dedicated to designing and developing customer ideas through creative engineering solutions. He brings over 5 years of experience in product development, research and manufacturing. His ability to create unique yet functional solutions has led him to multiple patent disclosures through the establishment of cutting-edge innovations.

Highlighted in his success as a Mechanical Design Engineer, Andrew has led the design and development of a new generation surgical device. This advanced electro-mechanical device has proven to benefit patient outcomes while delivering a more cost effective yet simplistic solution. His creative approach to solving problems has pioneered multiple industrial solutions at the same time boosting company revenue. 

About Us

Andrew McCarthy
Founder | CEO
[email protected]

Work Experience
 Applied Medical | Product Development Engineer

Rancho Santa Margarita, Ca (May 2013 - Jun 2016)

  • Designed and developed new products for minimally invasive surgery
  • Developed on-site sustainable manufacturing processes
  • Worked with many cross functional areas of the business to generate product efficiency
  • Gained deep procedural knowledge and understanding to design meaningful products
  • Developed specifications, test methodologies and executed verification and validation testing
  • Lead design controls to facilitate product from conceptualization to realization
 SouthWest Gas | Material Investigation Engineer 

Las Vegas, NV (May 2012 - Aug 2012)

  •  Worked in the South Operations Corporate Lab to investigate composites and plastics and the failure of products and materials
  • Rupture, stress and tensile tested new pipe materials and analyzed their characteristics to produce feedback and results for the manufacture and design standards
  • Scripted detailed lab manuals pertaining to custom equipment and the overall use of the Material Investigation Database
  • Attended weekly meetings to inform corporate of our findings and procedures
 TriVista | International Support Engineer

Laguna Hills, Ca | Tianjin, China (May 2011 - Aug 2011)

  • Learned the business aspects to engineering and manufacturing through TriVista, a management consulting firm that specializes in supply chain due diligence.
  • Visited factories in Zhuhai, China which highlighted the importance of Lean Manufacturing and the qualification of ISO-9001
  • Traveled to Tianjin, China where I utilized HTML to help build, maintain and update, a supply chain guide for China market entry​
  • Researched and compiled a detailed list of competitor’s regarding the depth of their services, annual revenue, targeted EBITDA, marketing activities, size of firm both in terms of employment and funds
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to send us a message.
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Education and Certificates
 | Flagstaff, AZ (2008-2013)
​Bachelor of Science
  • Mechanical Engineering (emphasis in Biomechanics)
Associates Degree
  • Mathamatics
Certificates and Skills:
  • ProtoTRAX CNC Mill and CNC Lathe Certified (500+ hours)
  • Electron Beam Qualification and Material Testing Certificate of Clearance
  • Medical Clearance:
    - HIPAA Certified, Aseptic Tech. Certified, OR Protocol Certified, Emergency Preparedness Certified (OR), Blood Borne Pathogen Training Certificate, Chemical Classification Certificate
  • SolidWorks*, Matlab*, Altium Designer, Kinematic Design, Rapid Prototyping, CAM Works, 3D Printing, CNC Programming and Milling, Adobe, WordPress, HTML, MS Office