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Engineer Design

Nashville, Tennessee, United States
January 29, 2018

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Auburn, AL *****


Technical/Operation Leader

Management Skills

Process Engineer

Presentation Skills

Investment Leader

Process Improvement

13 US Patents

3D Printing Technology

Fixture / Working Holding

Six Sigma Certified

LEAN Manufacturing Certified

Electro/Mechanical Packaging

Automated Assembly

Plastic Molding Methods

Creep Feed Grind Certified

3D CAD/CAM NX Unigraphics

CMM Inspection


Multi Axis Machining

EDM (Sinker, Wire, Hole Drill)

Microsoft Word, Power Point, Project, Excel

Hydraulic / Pneumatic



General Electric 1991 - 2017

Technical - Operational Leader

GE Aviation - Auburn, AL - January 2013 to April 2017

●Co-lead startup 300,000 Sq.Ft. manufacturing facility reviewing and implementing procedures, policies and practices

●NPI (New Project Introduction) leader for large structural components resulting in six manufacturing lines and $2.5 mill per week in productivity

●Responsible for NPI projects cost and maintained projected budget of $22.5 mil total

●Manufacturing line layout using LEAN manufacturing as a guide

●Managed multiple process engineers and manufacturing associates to increase productivity and decrease scrap by >30%

●Utilizing 3D Printing technologies to Improve manufacturing processes

●Advised multiple groups of engineering teams within a global environment

●Investment (capital) leader with a budget of $18 - $30 million per year

●Wrote, reviewed and issued investment on return documentation

●Implemented ergonomic, health and safety throughout plant

Sr Repair Engineer / Operational Leader

GE Aviation - Springdale, OH - June 2009 to December 2012

●Developed methods to repair engine components

●Managed multiple process engineers while executing schedules, planning and implementation of a new repair technology

●Managed a cross functional team using 3D powder laser process to Laser Clad Blade Tips

●Implemented Adaptive Machining Technology to redefine Airfoil blades to match the original blade definition within 0.002"

●Managed relocation project which required a total redesign and manufacturing of High Pressure Shroud Hangers for CF6/CF34/CFM/GE90 aircraft engines of the part due to manufacturing space constraints

●Transitioned the repair process of High Pressure Turbine Blades from Springdale, OH to Singapore

Process Engineer

GE Aviation - Evendale, OH - June 1998 to July 2009

●Managed/Lead Process Improvement projects across multiple site of GE Aviation and GE Transportation

●Developed new process methods of material removal and casting technology and incorporating differing inspection techniques such as CMM, hard gauges and LVDT single point features

●Designed a LEAN grinding machine and grinding process utilizing large CBN grind wheel technology; submitted the design to multiple vendors to build and manufacture the machine using this new technology

●Advised other process engineers on Investment Cast technology.

●Authored and received 13 US patents on part clamping holding techniques

Design Engineer

GE Aviation - Evendale, OH - July 1991 to July 1998

●Design Engineer for the GE90 Engine Turbine Center Frame assembly including oil pressure and scavenge systems lubricating the center frame bearing and shaft assembly

●Developed transfer gear box and center shaft on the CF6-80E engine used on the 767 wide body aircraft

Design Consultant

Xcino (engineering contract) - Cincinnati, OH - 1986 to 1991


Proctor & Gamble;

oDesigned a method to: meter and delver chocolate chips onto soft batch cookies, package coffee packs and increased productivity on the Pampers diaper lines

Square D

oDeveloped an automated assembly / package line for electrical load center lines

Cincinnati Milacron Robotic R&D

oDesigned anti-backlash gear box for three roll wrist robot

Design Engineer

Random Electronics - Springdale, OH - 1980 to 1986

Random Electronics is a job shop with two main customers

●Mead Data

oElectronic packaging for Mead’s Lexis Nexis informational system

●Abbot Laboratories

oDeveloped a total robotic medical system using both nuclear and halogen light technology for blood analysis pathogens for Hepatitis and AIDS/HIV

oHospital patient intravenous controller delivering fluids into the body.


Mechanical Engineering

University of Cincinnati (evening) Cincinnati, OH

Music Education

University of Kentucky - Lexington, KY


Bush/Badger Award

The Bush/Badger is awarded to the team which led in advanced manufacturing within the GE.

US Patents

13 US Patents

Managerial Award

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