Neil D Olsen
Bountiful, UT **010-7060
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I feel that a sincere patriotism is indeed a great quality to possess toward my country, my family, and to myself. In my personal goals as well as my professional goals, I am proud to have a great respect for the responsibility to uphold and maintain the highest quality, honesty, integrity, and my values at all times. OBJECTIVE
I feel the scope of priority in this application are to insure the best possible work piece in compliance to quality, exhibiting a high degree of production cost efficiency, safety, and ease of use with the operator in mind. I have been involved with aircraft, aircraft systems and aerospace and medical manufacturing disciplines for approximately 30 years. Tooling, and the proper design thereof, can promote essential qualities to the production arena by lending fabrication of better parts, cheaper, efficient, and more quality in place.
I have also studied CAD/CAM as a Design Engineer and placed this into practical applications in various designs. During my working years, I have gained exposure and am familiar with many different materials including beryllium, high temperature alloys, carbon fiber, aluminum and the vast array of steels to mention a few. I have utilized the various handling and techniques of production. EXPERIENCE
July 2016 to present: Machine Shop Supervisor, Tooling Machinist, CNC Set-up Machinist Desert Tech Advanced firearm manufacture 1995 W Alexander St, West Valley City, Utah 84114 July 1998 – July 2016: Master Mold Maker III machinist, Microwelder, Automation mechanic. Hospira / Abbott Critical Care Systems / ICU medical (4455 Atherton Drive, Salt Lake City Utah 84123
Mold Maker III (Master) for maintenance, repair, and fabrication of plastic injection molds and components and related equipment for and in a clean-room environment for the medical industry. 1989 - 1998: High Precision machinist
Litton GCS/D (2211 W North Temple, Salt Lake City Utah 84116 801-***-****) Duties included Ultra high precision manual and CNC grinding and machining, also the use of EDM, lapping and polishing, etc., with certifications in beryllium environment. Have utilized SPC, CAD/CAM, ISO 9000+, TQM, and Quality Team Management concepts and more. Associated work involved tolerance levels of .0000010" on fine and highly accurate inertial navigation instruments. Involved with the initial start-up of a Tripet CNC high precision 4 axis grinder. June 1986 - August 1989: Precision grind machinist Williams International (3450 Sam Williams Dr, Ogden Utah 84401 801-***-****) Duties included; precision manual and CNC grinding, Manual and CNC lathe and mill - machining centers, CNC thread and crush-form grinding and programming, using FANUC, GE, and various controllers. Gained exposure to process control, planning, SPC, geometric dimension and tolerancing, etc. Involved with start-up of a CNC Sheffield crush-form grinder. 1987 - 1997: Mechanical abrasive Engineer / Grind Machinist Utah Equipment and Engineering (425 West 800 North, Salt Lake City Utah 84103 801-***-****) Mechanical Engineer / Machinist for a hydraulic manufacturer and repair facility, Engineer product design, repair, and replacement procedures to assure OEM reliance and specification conformance. This is a part time employment. Provided hydraulic equipment quality and reliability assurance to extend the useful lifespan and duty cycle beyond the customer's expectations. This, using surface finish conditioning to a required specification and component selection, among other aspects, to arrive at a compete and reliable product package solution.
03/02/2007 - : R&D Tool maker
Varian Medical (1678 South Pioneer Rd., Salt Lake City Utah 84104 801-***-****) Tool, die and fixture fabrication, repair and update modification machinist. EDUCATION
08/01/1973 - 12/29/2000: Salt Lake Community College, Salt Lake City, Utah Major: Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Minor: Design Engineering
GPA: 3.0 - 3.1
Graduated from Bountiful High School in 1973. Attended Salt Lake Community College from 1973 to 2005. Courses taken included; automotive metal and paint, electricity, electronics, welding, machine shop, Design Engineering and drafting, math, (including algebra, calculus, geometry, trigonometry) and CNC machine tool programming and general education. Majoring in Design Manufacturing Engineering. I am very desirous to complete the program of the Manufacturing Design Engineering course at Salt Lake Community College; I have maintained a grade point average of 3.07. I feel that my expansive work experiences are significant, and wish that this be considered, as well as my education and being close to and in the process of completing a degree.
I have extensive knowledge and experience with CNC and manual mills, lathes, EDM, welding, machine tool controls and automated machinery set-up, evaluation, process control, problem diagnosis and repair with an emphasis on production analysis.
Trained and qualified in the repair and maintenance of machine tools and automated equipment, CNC and Manual machinist with use of various CAD/CAM using software including Pro-E, SolidWorks, AutoCad and Inventor 8, Preditor, Tien, and IBM composite shop floor tracking and design management. I am very capable of bringing a product from paper to a completed item with the greatest of quality. I also excel in trouble shooting and problem solutions in many equations and formats, I love to solve problems and have much experience in new technologies. Also, certified to maintain close size tolerance and quality in a controlled atmospheric environment and for processing exotic metals and materials. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Awarded 2 US Patents; X-RAY SYSTEMS AND METHODS INCLUDING X-RAY ANODES Filed: July 26, 2016
Serial No.: 15/220,158
I am on the staff at the Hill Aerospace Museum as the volunteer restoration crew chief. Working with most honorable persons, friends, and these national treasures is a fulfilling and rewarding adventure and is just one way for me to show my patriotism.