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Engineering Manager

Lyon Charter Township, Michigan, 48165, United States
May 20, 2017

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Joshua I. Lindsay

***** ********* #***

New Hudson, MI 48165


P: 214-***-****


Seeking a diverse work experience in a growth oriented organization, offering an opportunity in a technical and hands on approach; as well as the use of strong interpersonal skills to solve engineering issues

Summary of Qualifications

Technical expertise in quality, metallurgical and metrology practices to determine failure modes and corrective actions for engineering issues.

Career Highlights

Senior Metallurgist/Metrologist/Lab Manager, CW Bearing, Novi, MI

July 2016 - Present

*Supervise the day to day operations of the Metallurgy and Metrology Labs

*Conduct Failure analysis on bearing assemblies and components, identify corrective actions and root cause

*Establish and maintain Procedures, work instructions and calibrations of both labs

*Operate the following equipment: Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM), Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), Roundness Tester, Surface Finish/Contour Machine, Hardness Testers, Microscopes, mounting press, Grinders, Polishers for metallurgical samples

*Manage Laboratory personnel, and disperse work assignments to the appropriate persons

*Interact with Manufacturing, Applications, Sales and Core Engineering

*Refined and perfected many skills below not listed above

*Internal document audits of production processes and personnel

Senior Technologist, Engineering Systems Inc. (ESI), Dallas, TX

September 2014 – July 2016

*Failure Analysis of ferrous, and nonferrous components

*FARO 3D Laser certified Operator

*Operational experience of Computed Tomography scanning (CT) systems

*Working knowledge of X-tek, CT Pro, CT2D and CT3D software

*Trouble shooting problems with the equipment to determine best course for service

*Certification of Basic VG Studio Max 2.2

*Customer support within the organization and externally for a wide array of parts at different stages of failure

*Failure Investigation for litigation cases

*NADCAP training in coatings, aerospace, heat treatment, materials lab testing

Metallurgical Lab Technician Supervisor, McLaren Performance Technologies, Livonia, MI

August 2013 – August 2014

*Perform print checks on material for PPAP approval

*Conduct Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA) on tested and warranty product

*Recommendations for process improvements, material or design change (Corrective Action/8D)

*Conduct weld evaluations

*Utilize GD&T instrumentation to determine tolerances on machined surfaces

*Utilization of Statistical Process Control (SPC) to monitor and ensure efficiencies in processes/manufacturing

*Verify forming/forging process by auditing control plans, checking material and heat treatment

*Determine priorities based on FIFO, customer priorities and engineering issues

*Interpersonal skills relating to internal and external customers

*NADCAP training in weld analysis

Materials Technician, Tenneco Inc., Monroe, MI

January 2011 - August 2013

* Set up metrology department and process parameters for surface finish and GD&T for engineering issues, as well as repeatability of results using Gauge R&R techniques for surface finish, contour of cylindrical component, and gauges

*Established cost savings measures to reduce wasteful spending

*Knowledgeable in lab and equipment procedures

*Use and implementation of ISO, QS, ASTM, ASM, TS-19649, Six Sigma tools, 5-S, and Lean manufacturing systems

*Process flow review for corrective action with customer issues

*Perform Design of Experiments (DOE) to determine process/manufacturing efficiencies

*Proficient knowledge in Microsoft office applications, and Lotus Notes

*Gauge set-up, calibration and repair

*Maintain gauge log for inventory

*Working knowledge of components and priority assignments in machine shops

Materials Application Specialist, Mill Steel Company, Grand Rapids, MI

April 2010 - January 2011

*Apply customer orders to material via software programming

*Reduce the amount of scrap of material by determining the best application of orders to steel

*Communicate with appropriate managers to obtain cost savings measures

*Review chemical and physical properties of steel to determine best application.

Metallurgical Laboratory Technician/Technical Quality Control Coordinator

Advanced Heat Treat Corp.,Monroe, MI.

June 2004 - June 2009

* Use of micro and macro hardness testers for hardness properties and case depth

*Carrying out failure investigation of materials or equipment and preparing complete detailing reports

*Evaluation of metallurgical structures of various materials and interpreting with the original

Metallurgical structure in respect of mechanical properties

*Maintaining calibration records of instruments/machines as per the quality systems of EIL

*Establishing Upper and Lower process control limits

*Conducting internal audits as auditor per TS specific requirements (ISO 16949:2002)

*Knowledge in PPAP processes

*Established cost saving measures within the Corporation


Previous enrollment in Metallurgy/Material Science Program at Schoolcraft College, Livonia, MI

Current GPA: 3.4


Edward Rolinski, Vice President of Technology at Advanced Heat Treat Corp. - 734-***-****

Mike Ernst, Senior Technologist, Engineering Systems Inc. - 214-***-****

Stan Arnold, Production Manager, Bodycote - 734-***-****

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