Tool Design and Mechanical Design Instructor, Moraine Park Technical College
Kim Olson has 13 years of experience teaching professional mold design. He serves as an instructor at Moraine Park Technical College in West Bend, Wisconsin for the tool design engineering associate degree program, the mechanical design technology associate degree program and the mold design certificate program. His core responsibilities focus on injection mold design-related courses, though he also teaches jig and fixture design and metal stamping die design. He is a certified SolidWorks professional and teaches CAD to his students. Olson previously spent 15 years as a zinc die cast tool designer for Briggs and Stratton and Stratton Technologies/Strattec Security Corporation in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He primarily worked on products for the automotive lock and small engine markets. Additionally, he managed die designers and injection mold designers for these same products.