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Warren, Michigan, 48091, United States
May 28, 2010

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Julian Kovalchuk

Warren, Michigan *****

Cell: (586) ***-****, Email:


Seeking a full-time engineering position with an emphasis in testing,

research, development and design.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, 2002, Wayne State

University, Detroit, MI, GPA = 3.4/4.0.

Awards and Activities

Dean's List, Dean's Honor List, WSU Board and Governor's Scholarships, Tau

Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, Golden Key National Honor Society;

College of Engineering Open House Volunteer.


December 2008 - Present

Sunroof Test Engineer

Yachiyo of America, Inc (a Honda Motor Company subsidiary), Columbus, Ohio

. Sunroof component and vehicle level test project management, test plan

and schedule control.

. Structure strength, stress, strain, overload, sound, wind noise and

vibration analysis, NVH, corrosion, water management, durability,

extreme temperature and other environmental test execution.

. Test setup and data acquisition, test method creation, test reporting

and result presentation.

. Development of cost and weight reduction ideas and solutions.

. Problem analysis, countermeasure planning and evaluation.

. Internal test laboratory equipment management and maintenance.

July 2005 - December 2008

Lead Test Engineer and Prototype Build Coordinator

Heated Windshield Washer Systems, Microheat, Inc., Farmington Hills,


. Development and execution of cost-effective test solution proposals

and test solutions.

. Development and tracking of DVP&R, ADV, Test Plans and other project

related documentation.

. Test project Timelines, project and prototype assembly related Open

Issues Lists, test progress reviews, Engineering Test Report and test

results presentation.

. Management and execution of multiple internal and outsourced Design

Validation (DV) and Product Verification (PV) test projects -

Durability, Electrical, EMC, Environmental and Vehicle level testing.

. Electrical and mechanical failure mode analysis and troubleshooting.

design of experiments

. Prototype assembly Control Plan, prototype assembly process database

tracking and release.

July 2004 - July 2005

Prototype Build Coordinator

ArvinMeritor Light Vehicle Suspension Module Systems, Troy, Michigan

. Product related tasks, reports, overviews and quality inspections;


. OEM Pilot Plant prototype assembly, design of manufacturing & assembly

lines; Inventory, prototype assembly information, database tracking.

January 2003 - July 2004

Powertrain Validation Engineer

General Motors Corporation, Technical Center, Warren, Michigan

. Engine performance and durability testing; electrical, mechanical and

NVH troubleshooting.

. Engine dynamometer test cell operation, test setup and setup item



MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Visio and Project.

CAD: Catia V5, Autocad 14.

Welding, test jig fabrication, machine shop skills.

Lean Manufacturing, VA / VE, Certified ISO/TS16949 Internal Auditor,


Fluent in Ukrainian and Russian.

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