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Mechanical Engineer State University

Saginaw, MI
March 13, 2018

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John M. Tatton

**** ***** **** *** ***.*, Saginaw-MI 48603



To apply my work ethic, computer, teamwork and engineering skills to get a position in the field of mechanical engineering.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Anticipated: December 2017

(ABET Accredited)

Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, MI

Dean’s list: Winter 2014, Fall 2015

GPA: 3.07


English – Fluent level

Portuguese – Fluent Level

Spanish – Intermediate Level


Thermodynamics I/II Machine Design Solid Mechanics I/II


Cardinal Formula Racing Team January 2014 – Present

Engine System Leader January 2016 – May 2017

Responsible to design new exhaust header and conduct a study to maximize air flow through the intake manifold

Introduced a new system utilizing Excel to facilitate retrieving information of engine system components with the intention of simplifying and optimizing the process of getting correct parts

In charge of putting the engine on the dyno and making minor changes to the current set up. The software peMonitor was used to connect to the ECU and effectively tune the engine for competition.

In command of machining engine components such as engine bosses, exhaust header and air restrictor which included the usage of the Lathe, TrakMill and CNC machinery.


Design Applications: Solid Works, AutoCAD, Matlab, Maple, Microsoft Office

Manufacturing Skills: CNC, TrakMill, Manual Milling Machine, Lathe, Power/Air Tools


Mechanical Engineer Intern May 2017 - Present

Vantage Plastics Inc., Standish, MI

Conducted a study to determine how much energy a sampling machine uses and compared to a new machine to determine how much money would be saved if acquiring new equipment

Contributed to the creation of efficient CNC programs to save the most amount of time of 70+ different jobs

Participated closely with the process and quality engineer to identify flaws on the current process and forms filled by each job on the company

Executed all sheet orders for every production and prototype job of the company

Updated Solid Works prints with the necessary engineering change

Assigned to inspect 100+ sample parts to determine if they are good to move on to production

IT Technical Support August 2015 – May 2017

I.T.S. at Saginaw Valley State University, Saginaw, MI

Interpreted an issue maintaining a logical mind to troubleshoot and solve the problem

Transmitted the information to the customer in a clear and easy way to facilitate understanding

Divisional Manager Summer: 2012-2014

Knoblock Riding Stable, Port Austin, MI

Analyzed the total profit of the company maintaining weekly documented

Implemented a new system of organizing equipment and supplies for easy retrieval


Volunteer, International Ambassador at Saginaw Valley State University June 2015 – September 2016

Advised incoming international students familiarizing them with the American culture

Volunteer, Orientation Leader at Saginaw Valley State University June 2015 – September 2015

Member, Engineering Society of Detroit June 2015 – Present

Member, Society of Automotive Engineers (FSAE) January 2014 – Present

Member, Club Soccer at Saginaw Valley University August 2013 – May 2015

Lead the team as one of the captains to the only state championship ever won in history of the University in the club level by promoting and motivating each athlete on the team


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