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Engineering Manager

Keystone Heights, Florida, 32656, United States
February 02, 2018

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**** * ******** ****. ******** Heights FL 32656 352-***-**** MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEERING, SYSTEMS AND OPERATIONS Resourceful, results-driven, and self-directed engineering professional with extensive and progressive experience coupled with exceptional qualifications to support diverse mechanical design and systems product development projects. Eager to contribute talents toward collaborating with a growth oriented organization to achieve business goals. Work effectively both independently and collaboratively as part of a team in demanding environments to complete assigned projects while adhering to strict deadlines and budgets. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact and build productive working relationships with co-workers, vendors, suppliers, customers, and all levels of management. TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

Mechanical Design Engineering Software Applications/Systems Project Scheduling/Budgeting

Intellectual Property Procedures Lean Manufacturing/Production Product Testing

Staff Facilitation/Development Product Quality Assurance/QA Technology Implementation

PLM, ERP MES System integration Solid-Edge/AutoCAD/ANSYS New Product Development

Written/Oral Communications Team Leadership/Collaboration Multi-Tasking/Prioritization PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Engineering Manager SippTech – Jacksonville, Florida Jan 2017 – Present Spray in pipe robotic technologies

Hired as companies first Engineering Manger to establish engineering best practices and principles.

Developing and implemented Engineering best practces and standards.

Responsible for design and operatonal engineering as related to new and existng product.

Implement lean 6 Sigma program across engineering, procurement and manufacturing areas.

Implement project management program, process and procedures to meet customer demands.

Ensure all design and engineering practces are in accordance with the company ISO standards.

Select Implement and manage CAD design and documentaton management system, Solid-Edge Insight Director of Product


Fidelity Manufacturing– Ocala, Florida April 2015 – Jan 2017 Manufacturers of Generator Enclosures, Fuel Storage Systems and Mobile Solutions.. Principle focus on the research and development of products manufacturing processes and new business opportunities.

Develop annual R&D goals and objectives.

Lead Research and development efforts to conjunction with NPD efforts, end user support.

Develop new product strategies and goals.

Develop new product marketing plans.

Developed and implemented Manufacturing and Quality control systems (QMS, PLM)

Organizational lead for engineering and manufacturing process and technology. Director of Engineering Exquisite Works Corporaton – Homestead, Florida Dec 2012 – Mar 2015 Manufacturer of custom motorcycles, recreational vehicles and transport trailers. Responsible for the engineering and design of custom made products, manufacturing processes, tooling, and quality assurance and facility maintenance and operations.

Developed and implemented Engineering standards and best practices.

Responsible for Mechanical, Electrical, and Operational engineering and design.

Implement lean 6 Sigma program across engineering, procurement and manufacturing areas.

Implement project management program, process and procedures to meet customer demands.

Directly responsible programming for CNC and robotic welders

Responsible for regulatory compliance.

Responsible for facility maintenance and daily operations (Maintenance, operations software implication.

Responsible for operational P&L

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1260 S Lawrence blvd. Keystone Heights FL 32656 352-***-**** Systems Engineering Manager ClosetMaid – Emerson – Ocala, Florida Oct 2007 – Oct 2012 Manufacturers of consumer storage laminate and wire products. Promoted to assume the responsibly of the divisional systems engineering manager in the development and implementing the corporate global product life-cycle management system. Serve as division lead on corporate PLM group to aid, plan, and steer the corporate implementation team.

Responsible training of users and super users of TeamCenter PLM throughout all functional areas.

Designed and developed custom solutions for PLM, ERP& MES systems to meet area specific goals.

Responsible for the integration of multiple platform CAD systems and enterprise resource tools.

Develop and implement product structure and bill of material system for new product development processes.

Develop, implement and monitor PLM gate / phase processes and controls across all cross functional areas.

Cloud based document management – Quality Management systems

UTA – end user acceptance testing

Design Engineering Manager ClosetMaid – Emerson – Ocala, Florida June 2004 – Oct 2007 Recruited by vice president of new product development to oversee the global design engineering team. Accountable for the design and development of all new products. Applied engineering ingenuity to develop solutions for both technical and practical problems. Responsible for project cost, quality, scope, and schedule to ensure on-time delivery of project within budget constraints. Responsibilities included testing, evaluation of consumer products.

Responsible for division cross-functional design review teams.

Responsible for department staffing, coaching and mentoring

Responsible for division Intellectual property management.

Key Accomplishment: Earned Design Excellence Award six times from 2006 through 2010.

Disclosed 25 domestic and international utility and design ideas for patents. Operatons Engineering Manager Adapto Storage Products – Hialeah, Florida Jan 1992 – June 2004 Manufacturers of commercial storage, material handling, transport equipment, medical carts, computer equipment. Lead an engineering design and operations team in the development of commercial storage products. Designed quality, engineered solutions that met customer needs, met or exceeded budget constraints, and allowed for efficient manufacturing. Directly responsible for customer satisfaction, operational profits, and overall product quality.

Accountable Responsible Conducted Specified, Worked Lead P&L Responsibly engineering in selected, close analytical for for project tooling collaboration and for components studies 16.production specific design, 4M on with new costing engineering design teams customer product as and in well the profits. proposals prototyping, from design as managed concept, of and all and product metal vendor to lean acceptance. stamping, manufacturing selection specifications. forming and evaluation processes. and laser process. cut design. Director of Operatons Seal Cool Systems – Ocala, Florida Aug 1988 – Dec 1991 Manufacturers of Commercial Walk-in Coolers and Freezers, in-place form injected urethane Responsible for the overall leadership, coordination and evaluation of all manufacturing and supporting departments. Responsible for profitable optimizaton of all aspects of operatons physical and human assets. Direct subordinate managers in operations areas of manufacturing, maintenance, engineering, safety, and environmental compliance.

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1260 S Lawrence blvd. Keystone Heights FL 32656 352-***-**** EDUCATION

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Material Sciences Rice University Houston, TX

Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Management Rice University Houston, TX

Computer Aided Design (CAD)

Massey Business College Houston, TX

Additional Education and Professional Training:

Solid-Edge Advanced Modeling Versions 9-ST3 (2011)

Siemens Team Center Administration

Leadership Awareness Training (2011)

ANSYS Work Bench Versions 9-13 (2010)

Microsoft Small Business Server Administration

Toyota Lean Manufacturing Courses

The Law and You - Leadership Training (2010)

Caterpillar Production System – 6 Sigma Green Belt

Lean 6 Sigma Black Belt

New Product Development Capability Implementation and Assessment

Emerson Process Control

Emerson Materials Management and Supply Chain Management PATENTS / PUBLICATIONS / AWARDS

Patents and Publications:

18 Design Patents – US Patent Office – International Filings

2 Utility Patents – US Patent Office

4 Process Patents – US Patent Office

ClosetMaid New Product Development Process 3.0 – ClosetMaid

ISIR Process – Incoming Sample Inspection Report Process – ClosetMaid

New Product Development Website Design and Publication – ClosetMaid Achievements and Awards:

24 Outstanding Presidential Awards for Design – Adapto Storage Products

2 Advanced Design Center Awards – Center of Design Excellence Emerson Electric

Presidential Award for New Product Development Process Computer Skills:

Microsoft Project Microsoft Office Server

Microsoft SharePoint – Microsoft Server 2008 -2013, MS Desktop Windows -Linux applications

CAD Systems Solid Edge - AutoCAD Inventor

ANSYS Finite Element Testing Software

Networking Microsoft – Cisco

Siemens TeamCenter PLM

Emerson manufacturing execution systems (Syncade MES)

Shoptech The E2 Shop System

Oracle cloud solutions manufacturing and ERP systems.

SonicWall – Firewall implementation and maintenance. Governmental Agencies and Standards:

NSF Standards, ASTM Standards and Procedures

ANSI-BIFMA testing standards, ISO 9000 – 9001 Standards

DERM, EPA and UL Fuel Tank and Fuel Delivery Standards

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

NIOSH - CDC - The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

MSHA - Mine Safety and Health Administration

FDA – Food and Drug Administration

NSF- National Safety Foundation

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