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Manufacturing Engineer

Decatur, Georgia, 30030, United States
November 01, 2011
Contact Info:

Kangdi (Roger) Cai

*** ***** ****, *** ***, Decatur, GA, 30030

(765) ***-****


To obtain full time position in industrial/manufacturing engineering


Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

- Master of Science in Industrial Engineering Dec 2009

- GPA: 3.90/4.0

- Related Coursework: Quality Control, Statistical Analysis, Manufacturing Process,

Design and Control of Production and Manufacturing System

- Graduated with Highest Distinction (top 1%)


Solar Turbines (A Caterpillar Company), San Diego, CA Jun 2010-Aug 2010

6 Sigma Project Manufacturing Engineering Intern

- Achieved automatic tip clearance calculation on Mars, Mercury gas turbines

- Saved 6 hours assembly time per engine

- Design of experiment to prove the feasibility of the new process

- Assisted in resolution of process problems, interpretation of engineering drawings

- Performed time study and gage R&R test on manual turbine assembly process

School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University Aug 2007-Dec 2009

Research Project

- Developed super finish hard turning which improved the fatigue life by 47 times compared to surface grinding (already used by GE Aircraft Engine and Timken)

- Compared the variance of fatigue life found that super finish hard turning revealed a

standard deviation that is up to 14 times smaller than surface ground specimens

School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University Aug 2007-Dec 2009

Teaching Assistant

- Familiar with CNC machining, Grinding, Drilling, Polishing

- Tutored students on equipment, processes and testing

- Communicated and worked with diverse populations

Georgia Institute of Technology Jan 2010-May 2010

Course Project – Design and Manufacturing of Swimming Pool Valve

- Designed the geometry and manufacturing process (injection molding) of valve

- Proposed some factors to reduce the manufacturing cost and improve quality

BearingPoint Co. Ltd. Jun 2006-Sep 2006


- Designed VDPM (Vehicle Developing & Planning Management) System for Shanghai

General Motor (SGM) which is still used by SGM

- Used Dreamweaver for prototype design and HTML coding

- Presented weekly report to the Program Manager and received positive feedback


SPC, DOE, Lean Manufacturing, Time Study, FMEA, CNC Programming, Minitab, Statistica, ANSYS, Injection Molding, Baan, SFIS, Auto CAD, ProE, Master CAM, C++