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Mechanical Engineer Design

Location:
Garfield, Minnesota, 56332, United States
Posted:
November 27, 2017

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Richard R. Lesnau Jr.

**** ********** ****

Garfield, MN 56332

320-***-****

ac3hzi@r.postjobfree.com

O B J E C T I V E

To find a company where I can use my 30+ years of design engineering and hands on experience. And work in an enjoyable environment.

S U M M A R Y S T A T E M E N T

• Experienced in engineering, supervision, sales, purchasing, scheduling, fabrication and assembly.

• Over 2-1/2 years of Autodesk Inventor, 20+ years operating Autocad. 10+ years operating Unigraphics. Some Pro-E and Solid Works experience.

W O R K H I S T O R Y

Mechanical Designer Nov. 2014-Oct. 2017

Brenton Engineering - Alexandria, MN

Filler Operator Oct. 2013-Nov. 2014

SunOpta - Alexandria, MN

• Operate and maintain filling equipment for production of consumer products

Mechanical Drafting (3 month contract) June 2013 – Sept. 2013

Newell Machinery Co. - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

• Detail drag conveyor drawing for industrial material handling at Cargill facilities

• Provide Autocad 2013 drawings and Excel documents for production

Mechanical Design and Production Engineer 2010 – 2013

Distinction By Design Inc. - Garfield, MN

• Cultivated a professional rapport with new and existing customers

• Capitalized on facility requirements and budgetary limits

• Facilitated meetings between a variety of departments and skill sets

• Acquired capital equipment requisitions

• Procured designs, quotations and finished products per engineering team specifications

• Set the project up for success by identifying and securing necessary experts

• Coordinated project tasks and resources

• Communicated project status, issues and risks for key implementation milestones

• Responsible for project sales, design, build and installation

• Specified suppliers of purchased and OEM components

• Designed hydraulic presses, CNC lathe and programs for operation.

• Designed and certified, overhead lift fixtures for industrial use

• Designed and built DC powered scissor lift conveyor transport units

• Designed and built gravity feed, belt driven and roller driven conveyors

• Designed and built manual and automated assembly tools

• Designed and built transfer and transport carts and racking for domestic as well as over seas shipping

• Designed and built welding fixtures

• Provided end user training classes and operator manuals

• Designed complex fixturing and capital equipment with Autocad 2006

Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer 2004 – 2010

Sanders Metal Product- Fargo, ND

• Acquired new customers while retaining and fostering existing customer relations

• Specified project requirements to better utilized company and supplier resources

• Mentor to jr. designers to improve their design and customer relation skills

• Designed all projects with Autocad 2006 software and MS Office suite

• Specified suppliers of purchased and OEM components

• Designed hydraulic presses for industrial applications

• Designed and certified, overhead lift fixtures for industrial use

• Designed and built scissor lift platforms for use in robotic welding

• Designed and built gravity feed, belt driven and roller driven conveyors

• Designed and built manual and automated assembly tools

• Designed and built transfer and transport carts and racking for domestic as well as over seas shipping

• Designed and built welding fixtures

• Provided end user training and operator manuals

• Designed complex fixturing and capital equipment with Autocad 2006

• Communicated directly with end-users to provide individual solutions for cost reduction

• Improved productivity and accuracy in production while reducing overall cost

• Interacted daily with management and customers regarding time-lines, equipment design criteria, equipment installations and effective troubleshooting

ADDITIONAL WORK HISTORY

Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Cherry Automotive- Waukegan, Il

Sr. Mechanical Engineer (Owner/Operator)

Distinction By Design Inc.- Garfield, MN

Division Engineer (6-1/2 year Contract)

3M Co.- Wahpeton, ND

Sr. Mechanical Engineer (1 year Contract)

Polaris Ind.- Roseau, MN

Sr. Mechanical Engineer (Contract)

Fairmont Railway Motors- Fairmont, MN

Jr. Mechanical Engineer

Unidynamics/Phoenix- Phoenix, AZ

Jr. Mechanical Designer

Kroy Lettering Systems- Scottsdale, AZ

E D U C A T I O N

Associates degree in Mechanical Drafting and Design Technologies

Graduate of St. Cloud Technical College, St. Cloud, Minnesota

Courses in Supervision

University of Minnesota

Contractor Rep. Training

Wahpeton, ND

Ergonomics and Safety Training

Wahpeton, ND



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