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Project Manager Resume

Manchester, MI

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Project Manager

Confidential, Manchester, MI

Responsibilities:
  • Company makes blow molded PET beverage containers using primarily Sidel 2 step equipment.
  • Coordinate all blow mold projects with outside vendors: this includes obtaining quotes, maintaining contact during design and build, final approval of all designs. This includes blow molds and all downstream change parts required to manufacture and ship containers.
  • Coordination of downstream packaging line modifications needed for new products.
  • Involved with new product evaluations that include feasibility of process, development costs, production costs, and timing.
  • Software used: SAP, AutoCAD, Smarteam PLM, Windchill PLM, and Microsoft Office.

Mold Engineer

Confidential, Williamston, MI

Responsibilities:
  • Company makes - blow molds and tooling for the container industry. Bottles made with these molds are produced by outside bottle producers.
  • New container development for a wide customer base of bottle producers.
  • Molds built and containers designed for the extrusion blow mold process produced on Uniloy and Bekum (shuttle) style blow molders using HDPE, PVC, and Polypropylene materials.
  • Design of molds built for smaller blow molded gasoline and fluid tanks.
  • Work directly with shop personnel on mold build.
  • Work directly with customers on projects in development of new molds.
  • CAD software used: CadKey

Engineering Manager/Custom Mold Sales

Confidential, Michigan Center, MI

Responsibilities:
  • Working manager of 4-person Project Engineering Department (3 designers and 1 CNC Programmer).
  • Company makes-blow molds and tooling for the dairy/juice market and molds and tooling for the industrial blow mold market.
  • Molds built and containers designed for the extrusion blow mold process using HDPE, PVC, and Polypropylene materials.
  • During first three years responsible for all CNC 3D mill programming.
  • Scheduling of all design work and flow of work to manufacturing.
  • Responsible for the design of all blow molded products for outside customers and stock containers as well as mold design, fixture design, and the design of special machines.
  • Development of standard engineering procedures for design of molds and other products.
  • Standardization of processes toward goal of ISO certification.
  • Have had training in various aspects of the Toyota Production System (Kaizen, 5-S, 8 step problem solving, and 5-whys).
  • Lead cross-functional 8-step problem solving teams to solve various quality issues.
  • Lead cross-functional Kaizen teams to implement lean manufacturing on various products.
  • Worked with shop personnel on development of cell-style manufacturing of standard products.
  • Work directly with shop personnel on mold builds.
  • Work directly with customers on all projects in development of new container designs.
  • Also responsible for the sale of domestic and international custom blow molds and tooling.
  • Involved with all quotes for new projects.
  • Travel to customer sites for both new project development and problem solving.
  • Worked directly with Quality Department to develop divisional quality plan.
  • Worked directly with General Manager to develop ongoing sales and marketing direction for division and division departmental budgets. Developed yearly division capital budget requests.
  • Wrote bi-yearly reviews and determine yearly merit increases for department.
  • Functioned as interim General Manager for 2 months during GM's medical leave. Dealt with month end closings and weekly corporate updates on sales and expenses. Was responsible for the continued flow of all departments during this time.
  • CAD software used: AutoCAD R2000, Camax Camand, and Unigraphics.

Designer/Programmer

Confidential, Toledo, OH

Responsibilities:
  • Company makes injection and SMC molds for the automotive and aerospace industry.
  • Utilized various automotive material blends
  • Responsible for design and CNC programming of SMC and Injection molds and associated secondary tooling fixtures (trimmers, bonders, etc.) for automotive and aerospace projects.
  • Used various CAD/CAM software products (Catia, Solutions 3000, and Gerber).
  • Worked directly with shop personnel and sales.
  • Travel to customer sites for new product development.

Supervisor - Product Design

Confidential, Manchester, MI

Responsibilities:
  • Company makes machinery and molds for the container industry
  • Processes used included reciprocating screw blow mold and PET stretch blow molds
  • Most of the molds produced were utilized on Uniloy machines processing HDPE and PET.
  • Working leader of four designers, using Catia 3D software to design new blow molded products.
  • Oversaw construction and sampling of new molds.
  • Participated in customer/sales meetings.
  • Scheduling of designers' work for smooth flow to other engineering and manufacturing departments.
  • Developed departmental budget and was responsible to meet this budget.
  • Wrote bi-yearly reviews and determined yearly merit increases for department.

Design Engineer III

Confidential, St. Louis, MO

Responsibilities:
  • Company made blow molded HDPE oil quarts and other industrial applications using Graham wheel equipment.
  • Coordinated all blow mold and thermoform related projects with outside vendors: this included obtaining quotes, maintaining contact during design and building of all molds, final approval of all designs, physical inspection of all molds prior to shipment from vendor and was present at line startups to handle any mold related problems.
  • Involved with new product evaluations that included feasibility of process, development costs, and timing.
  • Worked on development of new thermoform products and processes at the R&D center.

Mold Design Project Engineer

Confidential, Kansas City, MO

Responsibilities:
  • Company made extrusion blow molded containers for the toiletry and cosmetic industry
  • Utilized Bekum (shuttle) and a proprietary Bekum style blow molder press processing HDPE, PVC and PP materials.
  • Blow mold design and prove-in, evaluation for process and sampling, product design, quoting of mold cost, and customer/sales contact.
  • Manager of CAD system; developed parametric programs for mold design.

Mold Engineer

Confidential, Independence, MO

Responsibilities:
  • Company makes molds and tooling for the extrusion blow mold container industry
  • Molds were used in Bekum (shuttle) and Uniloy style blow mold machines processing HDPE, PVC and PP materials.
  • Design of blow and injection molds and product design of plastic containers.
  • Worked directly with shop personnel on mold construction.

Machine Designer

Confidential, Kansas City, MO

Responsibilities:
  • Company made HDPE, PVC and PP extrusion blow molded containers for the toiletry and cosmetic industry using Bekum and proprietary Bekum (shuttle) style blow mold presses
  • Mechanical design and detailing of blow molding machines and support equipment.

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