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Engineer Manufacturing

February 01, 2018

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Over ** years of successful experience in manufacturing and quality engineering.

Verifiable strengths in designing and improving processes and work procedures in support of Continuous Improvement (Kaizen) initiatives.

Extensive Experience in Lean Manufacturing and various ISO Standards and Root Cause Analysis.

Able to adapt to constant changing environments.

Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams to meet organizational goals.

Experience with DFMEA, PFMEA, and capacity modeling.

Experience working on Design using software like AutoCAD and Solid Works

Extensive Experience with Project Management and handling Cross- Functional Teams.


Sep 2013 – Present Manufacturing Engineer II – IMI Precision Engineering, Farmington, CT

Identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives (kaizen) that enhance efficiency, yields, quality, delivery, adaptability and profitability of manufacturing operations

oImpact to contribution margin – 20% lbr hr reduction, 24% inventory carrying cost reduction, improved flow of product through layout configuration changes, enhanced business processes

oImpact to customer experience - 48% lead time reduction, 10% improvement in on-time delivery

Lead Lean initiatives in support of manufacturing and business process improvements

oReduced internal costs of products by greater than 70% (std lbr reduction, improved efficiency)

Manage vendor relationships for tooling suppliers and implement solutions to improve safety, quality, and productivity

Design/develop workstations, test instructions, and manufacturing tooling/fixtures for new and legacy products

Develop and manage capacity models to maximize personnel and equipment utilization

Implemented AutoCAD software in production and system implementations within the plant facility which

oincludes schematics and blueprints.

Coordinate with manufacturing production team to identify problem areas in the manufacturing process

oand help to create and provide solutions by utilizing root cause analysis methods

Nov 2010 – Sep 2013 Manufacturing Engineer – Covidien, Inc., North Haven, CT

Direct manufacturing and maintenance personnel to set-up, troubleshoot and repair automated suture equipment

Provide expertise in specification, procurement, build, documentation, validation and personnel training on automated manufacturing equipment

Collaborate with various functional groups to develop automated equipment specifications and review equipment designs

Analyze OEE and statistical data for process and equipment improvement potential

Manage projects from inception to completion including project charters, CER’s to obtain project funding, project timeline, and required internal and external resources

Lead reviews on product field returns with QA personnel to determine root cause and drive corrective action through manufacturing

Feb 2010 – Nov 2010 Quality Engineer – Winsted Precision Ball (Shaffler), Winsted, CT

Perform Gage R&R and correlation studies

Develop FAIR / PPAP documentation per customer requirements

Perform internal audits requirements for Aerospace customers such as: PWA, GEAE, Honeywell, Rolls-Royce

Assist with training of the employees in regard to the Quality System

Lead internal quality audits for various aerospace customers (military and commercial)

Review industry specification procedures in accordance with AS9100, ISO 9001, ISO3290, and Nadcap requirements

Jan 2008 – Feb 2010 Design and Testing Engineering – Otis Elevator, Bloomfield, CT

Create documentation for product performance specifications and test plans

Investigate root cause and implement mistake proofing systems

Created Ropes Holdback Device specifications, performance requirements and safety factors

Utilized ACE tools and developed standard work for various processes


Central Connecticut State University: Bachelor of Science; Manufacturing Engineering Technology New Britain, CT

SOFTWARE SKILLS: Pro/E, AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor, SolidWorks, SAP, Microsoft Applications, DocuWare, Visio.

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