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New Product Development Engineer Resume

Bloomington, IN

SUMMARY:

Innovative and dedicated Engineer with extensive manufacturing experience and a process - leadership approach to implement time and cost saving initiatives through design and production phases. Highly successful in providing the technical direction for the design of new or existing tooling or equipment projects. Ability to coordinate input from multiple disciplines to provide ideas and solutions for continuous process improvements in quality, efficiency, costs, safety, and delivery. Effectively communicates costs analysis with customers, solve product issues, establish client relations, and serve as a vital link to develop new sale, vendor, and supplier accounts.

STRENGTHS AND SKILLS:

Production Processes GMP Streamlining of Processes Cost Evaluation COE

Writing/Validating Protocols Performance Improvements Vendor Negotiations

New Product Introduction DFM Post-Production Review Team Management

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

New Product Development Engineer

Confidential, Bloomington, IN

Responsibilities:

  • Product development and design for manufacturability, Interfacing with marketing and mechanical engineering, issuing patent disclosures and additional coverage
  • Support mechanical engineering by addressing ongoing quality, costs, and production requirements
  • Managing and maintain prototype lab and equipment. Program and operate CNC micro coiler, CNC micro grinder and CNC vision gauge
  • Providing real time prototypes for product evaluation
  • Estimate production costs when warranted to justify project assessment
  • Provide my vast tooling experience to resolve manufacturing problems, and address quality concerns
  • Delivered thirty plus patent disclosures that have led to nine patents pending.
  • Successful start-up and operation of prototype lab

Manufacturing Engineer

Confidential, Houston, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Developed and qualified sheet metal and plastic tooling projects from design specs through production until product obsolescence led ODM supplier teams and tool builders with tool design approval of specifications
  • Interfaced with mechanical designers to provide overall product evaluation with consideration to quality, costs, and production requirements
  • Coordinated timely production trials to ensure final completion runs met scheduled timelines
  • Re-negotiated supply or production costs when warranted to justify project assessment
  • Proactively resolved manufacturing problems and addressed quality concerns
  • Traveled to support international teams in Europe and Pacific Asia

Tool: ing and Manufacturing Engineer

Confidential, Des Plaines, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Provided engineering and sales account support for metal stamping and tooling
  • Calculated production cost estimates for customers
  • Renegotiated pre-released programs to ensure accuracy of pricing and lead times
  • Wrote plans for production, purchasing of raw materials, and components for assembly
  • Approved design prints for qualifying parts, released purchase orders, coordinated production schedules, and worked with quality control to ensure parts passed inspection
  • Indirectly led toolmakers, laborers, and assembly personnel in troubleshooting and production runs
  • Established key customer value relations leading to new account referrals
  • Initiated new account relations with value added stamping producing $7 million in three years
  • Improved profitability by $300,000 annually by combining secondary operations to a single press
  • Established and negotiated with new tool builders, material suppliers, and finishers to improve profit management, lead-time, and reliability

Tool: ing and Manufacturing Engineer

Confidential, Elk Grove, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Provided engineering and sales account support for metal stamping and tooling
  • Calculated production cost estimates for customers
  • Renegotiated pre-released programs to ensure accuracy of pricing and lead times
  • Wrote plans for production, purchasing of raw materials, and components for assembly
  • Approved design prints for qualifying parts, released purchase orders, coordinated production schedules, and worked with quality control to ensure parts passed inspection
  • Indirectly led toolmakers, laborers, and assembly personnel in troubleshooting and production runs
  • Established key customer value relations leading to new account referrals

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