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Manufacturing Engineer Project

Trenton, Michigan, United States
August 16, 2018

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Huy Tran

Woodhaven, MI ***** 734-***-****

Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Enhance Efficiency & Reduce Waste

Senior manufacturing engineer and project management professional with extensive experience resolving production issues. Thrives in environments where continuous improvement efforts are valued from operational and efficiency perspectives. Applies technical engineering methods to identify and solve problems to meet production requirements and standards to reduce rework and scrap. Expertise in:

Coaching & Mentoring

Project Management

Data Analysis

Process Improvement

Lean Manufacturing


Root Cause Analysis

Cost Savings

Computer Skills: MS Excel, MS Word, AutoCAD, Pro-Engineering

Professional Experience


Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Improved process by working cross-functionally, with a focus on cost savings and improving manufacturing efficiencies. Utilized UTC’s operating system and established tools and techniques to improve operations’ performance and reduce waste, delays and costs. Developed processes for effective utilization of production methods, equipment layout, and material handling.

Used the improved design to reduce the field return and defective parts by 20%.

Identified and corrected the design issued on the assembly tooling.

Led the transition from Inkjet Board Marking to Laser Board Marking.

ADECCO TECHNICAL RESOURCE (Contracted to Amphenol), Troy, MI 2005 - 2009

Project Engineer

Managed programs from inception to production and ensured the schedule and deliverable goals were met. Resolved technical issues that surfaced during the design and development of electronic connectors. Established test plans, coordinating and performed testing, analyzed test data and compiled engineering reports.

Successfully launched multi-million dollar projects: Connectors for HP projects, Tesla Motor Charging Connector.

Leveraged alternative manufacturing methods to reduce the cost of the connector by 50%.

HRU TECHNICAL RESOURCES (Contracted to General Motors), Lansing, MI 2001 - 2004

Project Engineer

Established specifications based on the assembly plant and manufacturing processes. Implemented new technologies for the container shipping system. Interfaced and provided support to the container engineers and manufacturers.

Established specifications to reduce cost of scrap and rework approximately by 20%.

Reduced the cost of the Swing Arm Pocket.


Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN DEARBORN, Dearborn, MI

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY, Houghton, MI

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