The Engage Team
Engage Engineering is a small contract manufacturing company located in Carlsbad, CA. with a faculty of 5 employees.
Engage Engineering has been serving the opto-mechanical market for over 14 years and have at least 60 years of combined experience among staff. They are very proud that their experience, quality, and attention to detail earned the company the JVC Outstanding Supplier Award. Engage Engineering is committed to remaining ISO 9001 Quality compliant because we believe in it’s benefits. For more information, see Engage Engineering’s Company Video on YouTube.
Eric Norling, President
Eric started Engage Engineering doing contract manufacturing back in 2002. Eric has a mechanical engineering degree with over 30 years of experience in product design, manufacturing, & project management. Over time, he has established relationships with a wide client base in multiple industries including JVC, L3 Link, Rockwell Collins, SAIC, US Navy, and many others. These clients have continued to enjoy the high level of commitment and attention to detail that Eric provides on every project.
Dave Fang, Operations Manager
Dave has over 18 years of experience in the product development support, project management, and manufacturing of opto-electronics, opto-mechanical and semiconductor products and systems. Dave has experience in managing manufacturing work-centers that produced electro-optical and mechanical modules used in head mounted displays (HMDs) and precision targeting & weapon systems. He implemented new production processes, identified process improvements, supported on time delivery (OTD), and standardized work quality. He studied at UC Davis in the field of Electrical Engineering.
Alex Biller, Production Projects Manager & Quality Control
Alex has grown into the role of Production Projects Manager and overseeing Quality Control procedures in the past year. Alex now manages purchasing and inventory, does all of our invoicing, regularly documents procedures in our Manufacturing Manuals, and checks the quality of all assembly. Alex’s great organizational skills he learned at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo keep us on top of projects, and keep us in business.
Maureen Duarte, Process Technician
Electro-Mechanical Assembly, electronic wire routing & crimping, arclamp testing, configuring electronic modules, final system test, packing, shipping & receiving…Maureen helps do it all!
Maureen has been a process technician with Engage Engineering for many years, beginning in 2010 when assembly was still run out of Eric’s garage. Maureen has helped with all aspects of mechanical and electronic assembly, and always does it with a smile.
Kim Foster, Process Technician
Electro-Mechanical Assembly, electronic wire routing & crimping, arclamp testing, configuring electronic modules, final system test, packing, shipping & receiving…Kim helps do it all!
Kim is the newest member of the Engage team, starting as an assembly contractor. Her many years of experience as a process technician with other engineering firms ensure that our assembled parts are in the right hands.