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Mechanical Engineer

Akron, New York, 14001, United States
August 30, 2017

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Shawn Sheedy

** ****** *****, *****, ** *****

Cell: 716-***-****


A Mechanical Designer with more than 25 years of mechanical design experience with tool and die (punch & die) design and in designing distillation trays and internal pipe distributors, within distillation towers, for the petrochemical and oil refinery distillation towers.


Proficient in AutoCAD Mechanical 2015 with 3D knowledge

Six Sigma tools knowledge (green belt-Honeywell)

Root cause analysis (CAPA) Corrective Action / Preventative Action

Developed spreadsheets for part design and part dimension checking

Created specific design manual and drafting instructions

Written and verbal communication skills

Microsoft Office proficient (especially Excel & Word)

Great communication techniques

On site supervision and inspection skills

Tool and die (punch and die) design background for stamping and forming sheet metal


Used Microsoft Excel to update and develop several spreadsheets for mechanical calculations for problem

solving and checking purposes

Wrote and edited design manual documents to keep designer’s and engineer’s design practices and



Mechanical Designer

August 1992 to April 2005 and 01/2015 to present

S.B. Whistler & Sons

- Design special tooling (modular punches and dies) using AutoCAD 2015 LT 2D

- Create drawings and NC code for CNC milling machines

- Enter customer orders into EPICOR

- Acquire quotes from vendors for materials and other items for the shop.

- Create purchase orders for material and items for the shop using EPICOR

- Generate shop job orders, in EPICOR, for standard and make from parts.

Lead Mechanical Designer/Technical Support

April 2006 to 01/2015

UOP LLC (Honeywell) - Tonawanda, NY

- Created distillation tray drawings for vendors, using AutoCAD 2015 Mechanical with 3D

- Enter figures into Microsoft Excel spreadsheets for stress calculations

- Checked work and drawings of other mechanical designers

- Created spreadsheets, with Microsoft Excell, for help in checking drawings.

- Member of the CAPA team (Corrective Action/Preventative Action)

- Did internal audits prior to the ISO audit

- Did on site supervision work, at refineries, to make sure distillation trays were installed per UOP/

Honeywell specifications.

- Team member, of a group on engineers and mechanical designers, to develop a new way to fasten

distillation trays (patent pending)

Mechanical Designer

April 2005 to April 2006

Shannon Enterprises, North Tonawanda, NY

- Created blanket insulation drawings for the shop, using AutoCAD 2005


Associate of Science: Mechanical Design Technology, 1991

Eastern Kentucky University - Richmond, KY, USA

Community Service/Groups

Member of the Sons of the American Legion Post #900 Akron, NY

1985 to 2002

Commander, Vice Commander, Treasurer, and standard member

Ran charity events to raise money to donate to the local community


Camping (pull behind camper)



Professional References:

John Ulmer

UOP / Honeywell


Dan Eckerson

Newstead Homes


Maribeth Hayes

1st Priority Mortgage


Bonnie Pafk

Retired Court Clerk


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