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Process/Product/Manufacturing/Quality Engineer

West Milford, NJ, 07480
70,000 to 80,000
October 04, 2018

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John Paliotta

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West Milford, N.J. 07480


Senior Materials (Vacuum Casting) Engineer with manufacture of Gas and Steam Turbine Engines for Aircraft, Vehicular and Industrial applications. Background includes extensive experience in the manufacturing of investment vacuum castings and U. S. Army Weapon Systems. Noted for the ability to identify and overcome production problems. Adept at designing solutions and achieving quality. Have working knowledge of Government and Industrial specifications, and the experience and ability to apply the requirements.


B. A. Industrial Technology, Montclair State University

Work Experience:

Rolls-Royce North America Corporation 2015- 2018

Single Crystal Operations

Indianapolis, IN 46206

Manufacturing Engineering Process Development Specialist

Directed to coordinate technical, engineering and manufacturing procedures to meet Rolls-Royce requirements utilizing resources to address and resolve problems as expediently as they occur.

-Responsible to interpret the drawings and specifications pertaining to the casting

process and delivery

-Monitored the casting routing through the process to insure the castings meet the heat

treat and NDT requirements and process instructions to maintain casting integrity

-Was the POC of all inquires pertaining to drawing and specification inquires that

pertain to drawings and specification interpretation and changes

-Updated all manufacturing instructions and MRB’s and submited them for approval.

Esco Turbine Technologies-Syracuse 2007- 2011

Chittenango, N. Y. 13037

Senior Product Development Engineer

Assigned to develop new products and take part in concurrent development activities with customers to improve existing processes by reducing scrap, improving product flow and reduce alloy consumption.

Interpret and integrate all customer drawings and specifications pertaining to the casting process and qualificatio

Bescast Inc. 2005- 2007

Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Senior Product/Process/Quality Engineer

Complete Engineering responsibility to design the tooling and process for investment casting Aerospace and commercial Turbine Blades, Vanes, Nozzles, Impellers, Diffusers, Swirlers, housings, Struts using super alloys that are used in the Aerospace ans IGT Industry

Doncasters Southern Tool 2004 -2005

Oxford, AL 36203

Primary responsibility was to develop the vacuum investment casting facility to produce commercial hardware, Aerospace & IGT Airfoils blades & Vanes, Turbocharger wheels and vane ring castings

S&A Consulting Group LLP 2002- 2004

Cleveland, Ohio 44122b-563b

Senior Consulting Engineer

Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (MMC)

Okegawa, Japan

To assist and instruct in the transfer of airfoil Blades & Vanes vacuum casting technology and to train and educate the casting supporting staff of MMC to develop an automated vacuum casting facility

United Technologies Corporation 2000 - 2002

Pratt & Whitney Division

East Hartford, CT

Staff Engineer-Manufacturing Engineer, UTC

Discipline Product Transsition Specialist

Two year on-site program management assignment to a Korean investment casting supplier of Turbine airfoils. Directed to coordinate technical, engineering and manufacturing activities to meet all requirements and to utilize P&WA resources to address and resolve problems as they occurred. Respond to all issues and resolve them as expediently as possible.

Carpenter Certech Inc. 1996- 2000

Carlstadt, N.J.

Product/Process Engineer

Complete engineering responsibility for planning, performing and coordinating all aspects of development and production delivery of ceramic cores that are utilized in the Aerospace and Industrial gas turbine (IGT) investment casting industry

Department of Defense 1985 – 1996


Fire Support Armaments Center

Fire Control & Software Engineering Division

Battlefield Management Branch

Mechanical Engineer

Provided engineering technical support to integrate data management for the design, development and productivity of the Weapon System end item to include delivery to the troops and its maintenance while fielded. Responsible for the validation of the technical data package(TDP) ECP, RFD, RFW to support a Weapon System such as M109A Paladin, VADS/PIVADS UCOFT/MCOFT, GPS, M60A & M1A1 Tanks

General Electric Aircraft Engine Business Group 1983 -1985

Lynn, MA

Casting Manufacturing Engineer

Support casting procurment by coordinating activities with suppliers, drawing review, tooling and casting development,schedules and casting qualifications. Provide technical support for tooling and vacuum casting qualifications including drawing, specifications.

Jetshapes, Inc 1967 – 1983

Rockleigh, N. J.

Senior Product/Process/Quality Engineer

Complete engineering responsibility for supervising all phases and developmental of vacuum and air melt castings for the Aerospace Industry products. Responsible for design of process, tooling, fixtures and gauges to include all NDT requirements.

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