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Project Engineer Resume

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Holland, MI

SUMMARY:

  • Skilled Product Development Engineer, specializing in launching Manufactured Mechanical or Electro - Mechanical Products.
  • Delivering robust product and process optimization, minimizing part and system variation.
  • Producing ideal solutions to complex challenges.
  • Possessing the ability to work with time and resource constraints, reducing weight, cost and scrap through cooperation.
  • Distinctive s -
  • Developed tool to splice thermoplastic positive drive belting, costing 70% less, joining 48% wider material with 21% less wattage & 63% less energy per splice.
  • Converted HEMTT (military vehicle) from walking beam suspension to air ride, developing a new dual steer axle suspension ($10.8M/year new business).
  • Eliminated V-belt scrap, saving more than $200,000 per year.
  • Designed a parking brake adjustment mechanism, revolutionizing industry. ed seven patents.
  • Designed and built aluminum bicycle, weighing 15.5 pounds.
  • Presented seminars and classes on statistical tolerance analysis and GD&T.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential - Holland, MI

Project Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Design, Mechanisms, Pro/E, High strength steel, Plastics.
  • Quality improvement (eliminate chair tipping and bracket fracture):
  • Variation Analysis, Design, Mechanisms, Springs, Pro/E, Tooling Options.

Confidential - Kentwood, MI

Mechanical Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Wick concept development to remove oil seeping into disk brakes:
  • Variation Analysis, Design, Mechanisms, Pro/E, High strength steel.
  • Hot and cold temperatures, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Grooved disk brake development to prevent oil from compromising brake function:
  • Design, Mechanisms, Dynamics, Springs, Pro/E, Coatings, Testing, Hot and cold temperatures.
  • Business jet actuator tolerance analysis to validate/correct customer drawings:
  • 1D, 2D and 3D Tolerance Analysis, Excel, Power Point, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Fighter jet (FA-18) control position sensor feel improvement:
  • Engineering changes, Free Body Diagrams, Failure Analysis, Hand Calculations, Variation Analysis, Design, Mechanisms, Dynamics, Springs, Pro/E, Coatings, Hot and cold temperatures, Plastics.

Confidential - Saint Joseph, MI

Mechanical Project Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Released new dishwasher soap dispenser - improving quality 1500 PPM.
  • Maytag stainless steel and plastic silverware basket:
  • Converting polypropylene blow molded manifolds to injection molded snap together parts saving $468,0000 (plastics):
  • Engineering changes, Drawings, Project Management, DFMEA, 8D’s, DVP & R, Variation Analysis, Pro/E, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).

Confidential - Zeeland, MI

Senior Project engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Feasibility study of new office chair concept:
  • Variation Analysis, Design, Mechanisms, Dynamics, Springs, Pro/E, High strength steel.
  • Tolerance analysis:
  • SolidWorks, Statistical Tolerance Analysis and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).

Confidential - Champaign, IL

Senior Project Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Prediction and reducing variation cost effectively for worldwide vehicle manufacturing.
  • Project Management, Design, Statistical Tolerance Analysis, Pro/E (WF4), CETOL, and VSA.
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T), Power Point, MS Office and TeamCenter.

Confidential - Allendale, MI

Senior Project engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Automating (fool-proofing) splicer for splice consistency:
  • Project Management, Design, Mechanisms, Dynamics, Springs, Heat Transfer and Electrical.
  • SolidWorks, Machining, Coatings, Aluminum alloys, Stainless steel, Rubber, Plastics and Ceramics.
  • Developing variation analysis software:
  • Statistical Tolerance Analysis and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).

Confidential - Grand Rapids, MI

Senior Project Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed new tools and optimized existing ones, improving splices.
  • Project Management, Design, Manufacturing, Quality and Processes.
  • Mechanisms, Structures, Dynamics, Springs, Heat Transfer.
  • SolidWorks, Design of Experiments (DOE), Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (DFMEA)
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T), Design for Manufacture (DFM).
  • Machining, Aluminum alloys, Stainless steel, Rubber, Urethane, Polyester and Ceramics.
  • Specified controllers and electrical components for UL & CE requirements.

Confidential - Southfield, MI

Project Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Eliminated ¾ of fault conditions during brake system fill (#1 chassis issue).
  • Provided solution for more than 1/3 Lift gate system warranty claims.
  • Functional 6 Sigma Black Belt, Design, Manufacturing, Quality and Processes.
  • Statistical process analysis.

Confidential - Muskegon, MI

Senior Project Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Managed new large vehicle vocational suspension project teams.
  • Project Management, Design, Manufacturing, Quality and Processes.
  • Root Cause Analysis, Free Body Diagrams, Hand Calculations, Cosmos and Ansys FEA.
  • Mechanisms, Structures, Dynamics, Variation Analysis and Prediction, Pneumatics and Hydraulics.
  • SolidWorks, Ansys, MS Project, Design of Experiments (DOE) and Design for Manufacturing (DFM).
  • Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Stamping, Welding, Casting, Machining, Heat Treatment and Coatings, Alloy Steel and Rubber.

Confidential - Springfield, MO

Lead Process Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Eliminated 2/3 of the belt variation.
  • Project Management, Design, Manufacturing, Quality and Processes.
  • Excel, Minitab, Hand Calculations.
  • Heat Transfer, Statistical Variation Analysis, and Tolerance Analysis.
  • Molding, Machining, Coatings, Stainless Steel, Fabric, Cord and Rubber.

Confidential - Springfield, MO

Senior Product Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed independent front suspension for RV industry (10K GAWR).
  • Designed suspensions for RVs, buses, pick-up trucks and fire engines.
  • Analyzed handling characteristics of large vehicles.
  • Skills:
  • Project Management, Design, Manufacturing, Quality and Processes.
  • Mechanisms, Structures, Dynamics, Variation Analysis and Prediction, Pneumatics and Hydraulics.
  • SolidWorks, Pro-E, Cosmos and Mechanica FEA, MS Project, Design of Experiments (DOE).
  • Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Stamping, Welding, Casting, Machining, Heat Treatment and Coatings, Alloy Steel and Rubber.

Confidential

Senior Development Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and released new heavy duty wheel chair (350 lb capacity).
  • Tested wheel chairs for performance and safety (ANSI-RESNA).
  • Designed lightweight components, minimizing variation.
  • Designed fixtures and gages for frame assembly and inspection.
  • Skills:
  • Project Management, Design, Manufacturing, Quality and Processes.
  • Mechanisms, Structures, Dynamics, Springs, Statistical Variation and Tolerance Analysis.
  • Pro-E, HP ME10, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Manufacturing (DFM).
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) and Design for Assembly (DFA).
  • Stamping, Brazing, Welding, Molding, Machining, Heat Treatment and Coatings.
  • Alloy Steel, Aluminum alloys, Stainless steel, Rubber, Plastics and Ceramics.

Confidential - Moberly, MO

Design Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed parking brake controls averaging 30% less weight and cost.
  • Created system for minimizing spring forces and application effort.
  • Managed new control testing and development.
  • Skills:
  • Confidential, General Motors and Chrysler.
  • Project Management, Design, Manufacturing and Quality.
  • Free Body Diagrams, Mechanisms, Structures, Dynamics, Habd Calculations, Springs.
  • Statistical Variation Analysis and Prediction, and Statistical Tolerance Analysis.
  • Unigraphics, Enventive and Ansys FEA.
  • Design of Experiments (DOE), Design for Assembly (DFA) and Manufacturing (DFM).
  • Design and Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA).
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Stamping, Welding, Molding, Casting, Machining, Heat Treatment and Coatings.
  • Alloy Steel, Aluminum alloys, Rubber and Plastics.

Confidential - Columbia, MO

Senior Development Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Design Kitchen Appliances.
  • Project Management, Design, Manufacturing, Quality and Processes.
  • Mechanisms, Structures, Dynamics, Springs, Heat Transfer and Electrical.
  • Design for Assembly (DFA) and Manufacturing (DFM).
  • Stamping, Welding, Molding, and Coatings.
  • Alloy Steel, Aluminum alloys, Stainless steel, Rubber, Plastics and Ceramics.
  • Affiliations and Volunteer Experience
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) - past Chapter 321 Chair.
  • Consulted with solar car (University of Missouri) and moon buggy (Missouri State University) competition teams.
  • Designed and installed sound systems and speaker arrays (Columbia and Springfield, MO).
  • Set up sound systems for concerts in Columbia, MO.
  • Elder - First Evangelical Free Church Columbia, MO.
  • Allendale (MI) Rocket Football board member.

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