Jennifer Schmidt is the Senior Moldflow Instructor at the American Injection Molding (AIM) Institute, with over twenty years of plastics industry experience: more than ten years of hot runner experience and fifteen plus years of Moldflow® experience. She is a Moldflow® Certified Expert and GM Approved Moldflow® Analyst.
She has spent more than two thirds of her career as a sought-after Moldflow consultant, helping companies solve complex problems and improve their parts and processes. She previously worked as a Design Engineer for Beaumont Technologies performing simulation projects. Prior to Beaumont, Jennifer worked in the Hot Runner industry as an Application Engineer, and later a Flow Simulation Specialist using both Moldflow® and SigmaSoft® software.
She can often be seen sharing her knowledge through technical articles or presenting at various industry conferences, such as Amerimold, Moldflow Summit, and the Penn State Innovation and Emerging Plastics Technologies Conference. She is a member of the General Motors Moldflow Standards Advisory Board and an advisor on Autodesk Moldflow Training and Certification. Given her extensive experience providing Moldflow training, she was contracted to improve the Autodesk Moldflow Training materials.
Jennifer earned a Bachelor’s degree in Plastics Engineering Technology from Penn State Erie. She also holds a position on the Board of Directors for the NWPA chapter of Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), acting as their Treasurer.