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Engineer Manufacturing

Montague, Michigan, United States
January 17, 2018

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Montague, MI ***** home 231-***-****



Self-motivated Technician

Hard working and well organized; able to work independently with little supervision.

Effective team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills.


Trouble shoot machines and fixtures for root cause of the break down

Use RS Logix 5000 help in the aid of trouble shooting

Use Autocad and Solidworks to draw plant layouts and fixtures and electrical prints

Able to weld Mig and Tig

Read blueprints for electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic for trouble shooting

Setup new cells in the plant

Programed welding robots


Maintenance Group Leader/Maintenance Engineer ABC Group, Grand Rapids, MI 07/2015-10/2017

Train Maintenance techs on new fixtures and new process

Meet with GM and Ford on Maintenance performance

Go thru the PM’S on all equipment and fixture to see if they are correct for the equipment

Trouble shoot fixtures and machines to find the root cause of the break down

Set up schedules for machines and fixtures for PM’S

Manufacturing Engineer/Process Engineer, Proo’s Manufacturing, Grand Rapids, MI 05/2014-07/2015

Moved and setup departments

Going thru the welding process for each part to verify the process is correct

Help design and fabricate new fixtures for production

Set up tool boards

Set the flow for the cell or work station

Production Supervisor/Technician, G.A. Richards (Burnside) Spring Lake, MI 10/2013-01/2014

Supervised 10 people on 1st shift

Did all first piece approvals for each machine

Trouble shoot all machines and fixed all machines

Programed welding robots

Weld Maintenance Supervisor, Challenge Manufacturing, Grand Rapids, MI 10/2011-10/2013

Supervise 25 people on 3 shifts, set the schedule for each shift and do reviews for each employee

Oversee 50 welding cells with robots or Mig welding robot cells plus create the PM schedules for each cell.

Work on cross training of employees on different machines to further their skill with the company.

Work with production and upper management to meet company goals.

Order parts, and manage projects on all shifts for the companies needs.

Trouble shoot the welders with RS Logix 5000

Trouble shoot the Allen Bradley PLC’s

Document Technician, Aeroteck/Paulstra CRC, Grand Rapids, MI 03/2011-08/2011

Order parts for each project and track them.

Draw fixtures using solid works and AutoCAD

Make cut list and bills of materials for each project

Install parts in a plc panel and draw electrical prints for each panel using AutoCad Electrical.

Worked on plant layouts and cell design, plus would help build cells in the plant.

Manufacturing Engineer Metalworks Company, Ludington, MI 01/2008-03/2011

Over saw the pedestal production line which included weld, paint, and assembly.

Fixed problems that would come up in each department that would stop production

Make 30-40 piece assemblies using solid works and bills of material

Lean, six sigma, 5’s, kaizen, gemda used all these methods to improve my work area

Worked with vendors on new equipment quotes and would present projects to upper management to meet company’s goals.

Make process improvements to the production lines using kais events and lean manufacturing.

Update process routing to keep each process up to date.

Engineer Technician, Wolverine Coil Spring Company, Grand Rapids, MI 03/2000-01/2008

Enter new parts and engineering change parts into scheduling system.

Would translate the customer’s part prints into our prints for production using solid works and AutoCAD.

Would create bill of materials and cut list for each project

Contact venders over any issues that come up.

Work with maintenance on any improvement that where needed.


Associates in Drafting and Design Technology, Muskegon Community College, Muskegon, MI

Completed Drafting and Design Courses, Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Rapids, MI

Completed Architectural and Design Courses, Baker College, Muskegon, MI


Microsoft Office, Basic PC Maintained, IMDS Internet Database, Visual Quality & Manufacturing, Autocad, Solid Works, Welding Robots programming, Autocad Electrical

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