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Project Manager Engineer

Roswell, Georgia, United States
January 17, 2018

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CHET TOUTON *** Hollyberry Court - Roswell, GA ***76 770-***-****

Project Manager / Mechanical Engineer / Operations

Problem solver that can handle any challenge, assess the situation and work it through to the best outcome using my technical and management skills.

Entrepreneurial drive for success of the company.

Goal oriented self starter that will get the job done right the first time.

Organized and efficient team player that will lead and motivate others. Professional History

Director of Operations

NanoLumens - Norcross, GA 2013 - Present

Company designs and manufactures custom large scale LED displays.

Built Operations dept from $5 million/yr to $40 million/yr over 4 yr period.

Managed Project Manager Team successfully handling average workload of 85 active custom projects from PO through successful installations.

Managed Mechanical Eng, Electrical Eng and Production to optimal results.

Successfully implemented transition to QuickBase as the Operations management tool.

Technical expert on custom product design and field installations. Project Manager / Senior Mechanical Engineer

Hopewell Designs - Alpharetta, GA 2011-2013

Company designs and manufactures specialty equipment including irradiators, x-ray systems and radiation shielding for the radiation calibration industry.

Worked directly with customers to define project scope, meet expectations and coordinate installations

Products designed include automated motion control, LabView control software, stepper motors, welding, machined parts and lead casting

Hands on assembly and integration of the fabricated systems including mechanical, electrical, motion control systems and computer control software

Wrote user/operating manuals for the irradiator systems

QA manager - QA manual, customer audits & internal training Engineering Manager / Technical Sales

Quality Cryogenics - Jasper, GA 1997-2011

Company Designs and manufactures custom fabricated stainless steel vacuum insulated cryogenic piping systems

Used extensive experience to work with customers to develop the most effective solutions for their needs and develop long term relationships

Technical sales and marketing of the product - Increased sales 300% in 8 years

Project management from sales through design, field engineering, manufacture and installation

Conduct site surveys of factory fabricated piping projects including all field measurements

Product design, R&D and marketing of entire product line

Implemented manufacturing changes improving efficiency of shop 20%

Wrote and implemented Quality Control manual

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Senior Product Engineer

MVE - Canton, GA 1994-1997

Company designs and manufactures cryogenic pressure vessels for the transportation and storage of cryogenic liquid gases.

Optimized product designs for profitability, manufacturing and to exceed customer requirements

Designed products to meet applicable pressure vessel codes including domestic (ASME and DOT) and international requirements

Managed highly profitable product line with sales of $38 million per year

Developed innovative new product designs including a patent application

Applied knowledge of formed and welded sheet metal parts

Consulted with vendors to develop designs and tooling while reducing costs

Created and implemented ISO 9001 procedures to obtain certification Product Engineer / Testing Engineer

Kawneer Co. - Norcross, GA 1986-1994

Company designs and manufactures aluminum glazing products (commercial windows, doors and curtainwalls)

Optimized product designs for manufacturing, installation and customer satisfaction

Designed parts using extrusion, machining, casting, injection molding and sheet metal

Created fabrication drawings on AutoCAD

Organized companywide fastener standards, specifications and documentation

Wrote instructions and documentation for manufacture and installation of products

Coordinated prototype and component testing for product research and development

Analyzed heat transfer, including thermal testing of products, using computer simulation

Innovative Engineer - Awarded two patents

Professional & Personal Credentials

Georgia Tech - BS Mechanical Engineering

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Boy Scout Assistant Scoutmaster - 20 years of building future leaders

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