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Manufacturing Engineer Cnc

Savannah, Georgia, United States
November 01, 2017

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James A. Frederick

*** ******* **** **.

Pooler, GA 31322



To secure a challenging position that will utilize the knowledge that I have obtained throughout my career and maximize my potential.


New York State Certified Tool & Die Maker with manual and CNC machining ownership from raw stock to final inspection requiring a high level of skill in processing, fixture design and precision machining

Extensive CAD/CAM experience using MasterCam 2017, Catia V5, Siemens NX, CIMCO, Vericut, GibbsCam, AutoCAD and SolidWorks

Manufacturing Engineer experience including Electronic & Mechanical Assembly, Machining Processes, Routings and Quotations with a strong ability to devise manufacturing processes and assemblies supported by extensive hands on experience

Supervisory, Quality Control, GD&T, G-Code, welding and Technical Writing background

Flat blank development and forming of sheet metal components

Computer literate, including SAP, MRP Systems, PLM, PTC Windchill, Windows 7, MS Office, MS Power Point, MS Project and ect.


A.A.S., Mechanical Technology 2009 to 2011

Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY

GPA - 3.517

B.S., Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

154 of 196 req.’d credits completed GPA - 3.3

Machine Tool Technology, Certificate, 1983

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

AC/DC Electronics, 1989

Bryant and Stratton Institute, Rochester, NY


Carlisle Fluid Technologies, Jackson TN 7/17 to Present

CNC Programmer - Contractor

Program using MasterCam 2017, set-up and run off of first piece precision components on a Mazak Integrex i200s Mill/Turn machine.

Kaman Aerospace, Jacksonville FL 4/17 to 7/17

MasterCam CNC Programmer - Contractor

Facilitate in the design & fabrication of fixtures used to assemble and then machine multi component aerostructures using a 5-axis CNC router. Program, set-up & operate both fixtures and aerostructure assemblies in this router. Using MasterCam 2017 for these tasks and metallic components from 3D solid models for horizontal & vertical mills for Boeing, Bell, Sikorsky & DOD.

GKN Aerospace, Orangeburg SC 6/16 to 4/17

Manufacturing Engineer/CNC Programmer - Contractor

Responsible for the support of installation & activation of multiple 5-axis CNC machining centers, CNC program development, optimization, maintenance, purchasing of all tooling and process issues by evaluating, selecting and applying standard and non-standard engineering techniques. Using Siemens 840D sl, Catia V5 AM2, Vericut & PC-DMIS software. Considered a hard worker by co-workers.

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Pooler GA 6/13 to 8/16

Machining Engineer/CNC Programmer/Machinist

Created CNC programs using MasterCamX & Vericut, select and/or design specialized tooling for large high value Turbine Power Generator components machined on horizontal & vertical lathes, 4-axis gantry mill & 4-axis boring mills for turbine service & production parts. Develop and document standardized set-up plans, process drawings & work instructions in support of new and existing production. Introduced set-up documents produced in SolidWorks. Monitor, evaluate and report performance and quality of production in CNC work centers. Work with management and department heads to develop kaizen initiatives and manage the implementation. Identify lean principals for cost reduction and waste elimination throughout the organization. Identify and implement new tooling and processes. Oversee and mentor junior level Manufacturing Engineers & operators. Promoted to a Machining Eng./CNC Programmer after (3) months of working as a CNC Machinist. Considered a hard worker by co-workers.

Precise Tool & Manufacturing, Gates NY 6/11 to 6/13

CNC Machinist

Developed machining process, tool selection, set-up, program and operate Mazatrol & Fanuc controlled 4-axis horizontal boring mills and VTL’s for single and low volume orders of large weldments & forgings for the mining, power generation, medical, aerospace, machine tool, construction and defense industries. Noted for being versatile in both CNC lathe & milling machines.

Monroe Community College, Rochester NY 9/09 to 6/11

Full-time Student

AAS Degree completed in Mechanical Technology.

Garlock, Palmyra NY 2/07 to 4/09

Tool, Die & Mold Maker

Built thermal transfer molds and dies from concept drawings using CNC and manual equipment. Equipment included: manual cylindrical & surface grinders, Doosan CNC vertical lathe, Fadal & Haas CNC 3-axis vertical mills, Mitsubishi Wire EDM. Programmed all CNC equipment using MasterCamX. Lead the start-up of new CNC equipment, required tooling and fabrication of the first gasket mold produced in the VTL.

ERM Thermal Tech., Ontario, NY 6/02 to 02/07

CNC Programmer

CNC programming using GibbsCam & MasterCam for Vertical and 4-Axis Horizontal Milling machines. This high paced machining environment included eighteen machining centers and two shifts. Administrator of all CNC programs and set-up sheets for new and repeat orders. Analyzed and substantially improved the scheduling, programming, document control, set-up sheet and pre-setter management procedures.

C.J. Winter Machine Technologies., Rochester, NY 9/98 to 6/02

Manufacturing Engineer

Project Management which included Quotations using Micro Estimating software, Concepts of Machining, CNC Programming, Fixture Design, Assembly and Routings using SiteLine, Quality issues and some Purchasing. Specifically, for the precision turning and milling of a variety of Fuel Nozzles, Landing Gear Components and Hydraulic Fittings made of high temperature alloys used in the Aerospace industry. Recognized for the ability to quickly quote/process difficult to machine components by senior engineers.

ENI Corp., Rochester, NY 4/95 to 8/98

Manufacturing Engineering Technician/New Products Development

Provided mechanical assembly support for the production and engineering of power amplifiers and generators. Created process details for assembly using photo’s, MS Office and Auto Cad. Promoted to New Product Development Team given my manufacturing aptitude and pleasant demeanor.

Webster Tool & Die, Webster, NY 5/82 to 4/95

Supervisor CNC Milling Dept./Tool & Die Maker

NY State Apprenticeship to Journeyman. Acquired exceptional skills and evolved as a true craftsman by producing precision machined parts, stamping dies, fixtures and sheet metal components using all machine shop and sheet metal fabrication equipment with minimal quality issues and an impeccable work ethic. CNC programming using MasterCam, set-up & operate 4-axis CNC mills while supervising and training operators in the department. Numerous hours spent working on a contract bases in addition to normal work hours while in this role.


United States Marine Corps - Infantry Squad Leader/Honorable Discharge

Nominated for meritorious award to PFC at Infantry Training School for excellence in leadership, knowledge & physical fitness.

Nominated for meritorious award to LCPL, “Marine of the Month” for outstanding display of motivation during field exercises.


FabriWin - Amada School, Atlanta, Georgia, 1997 SolidWorks - Certification in progress 2011

AutoCAD Lt. - Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 1996 MasterCamX - Certificate of Completion 2009

Windows, Word, Excel - Logical Operations, Rochester, NY 1994 Substitute Teacher Training - Certificate of Completion

PowerPoint – Monroe Community College 2010 AutoCAD 2010 - Monroe Community College 2009

Data Analysis with Excel – Monroe Community College 2010 Cam Instructor for MasterCam – Current & Self-funded


5-axis CNC Programming, Machine Tools, Economics, Automated Machinery Design & Build, Fixture Design, Metal Removal, Technical Writing & Excel.


Motorcycles, fishing, salt water reef aquariums, do-it yourself home improvement, staying fit, my children and hope to enjoy golf someday.


5-axis Mill: Fooke, Matsui Sieki, DMG, DMS Router, Mazak Intergrex i200s, Rank Pneumo & Optipro Lens Grinders

VMC, HBM & HMC: Mori Sieki, Haas, Okuma, Mazak, Hardinge, Robo Drill, Kitimura, Matsuura, Kearney Trecker, Kuraki, Mitsubishi, Makino & Fadal

LMC & VTL: Hardinge, Doosan, Toshiba, O-M ldt., Miano, Walter Siegen, Taci

Mill/Turm: Mazak Intergrex i200s

Controls: Fanuc, Fagor, Hidenhiem, Okuma, Siemens 840Dsl, Dynapath, Mazatrol, Haas, Fadal, Yasnac, Prototrac, Allen Bradley

Wire EDM: Mitsubishi & Fanuc

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