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Engineer Manufacturing

Location:
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Posted:
August 18, 2018

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Khosrow Gharavi

***** ******* **** *********, ** 28277 704-***-**** ac6pwm@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Experienced Manufacturing Engineer with twenty-four (24) years of proven ability to positively impact productivity and profitability through process improvement and innovative solutions. Fourteen years of experience in forging industry from concept 3D modeling to production. Ten (10) years of diverse management experience supervising Twenty-nine (29) full time employees including negotiating engineering contracts with overseas suppliers. Unsurpassed organizational, analytical and conceptual skills demonstrated with repeated success in the area of project management with measurable positive results. Consistent ability to motivate and develop technical and non-technical personnel to meet organizational goals.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Safety Rules/Regulations

Flexible/Motivated

Quality-Focused

CAD/CAM Engineer

Team-Oriented

Service-Focused

Organized

Prototyping

International

Time Management

Critical Thinking

Dependable

Forging Processes

Negotiator

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Engineering:

Created 3-D models using 3-Axis Tool Path Generation in CADDS5 software

Continuously analyzed 1300 Ton Ajax Forging Press production line for quality issues and process improvement

Attended weekly construction meetings to provide input from an engineering perspective and resolve issues before production

Performed site visits as company liaison for first tier suppliers from the Far East and Europe to ensure materials met quality standards

Ensured products manufactured were produced and maintained in compliance with laboratory standards, policies, and applicable federal and state regulations

Assisted with operational review and preventative maintenance schedule of facility’s mechanical, electrical, and other building systems to prevent downtime

Evaluated design concept and oversaw prototype generation during conformance checks to ensure alignment with concept of sketches and model of design

Engineered and produced tooling for prototype of the first Iranian designed and built automobile

Management:

Managed tool design department staffed with 29 engineers engaged in prototype press tool design and machine tool programming

Developed engagement activities to enhance employee engagement using established system of rewards, recognition, counseling, and staff empowerment

Authorized and trusted to negotiate engineering contracts with overseas vendors

Researched and obtained legal codes or documents to support staff in the field as necessary to maintain compliance and complete project under budget

Supervised remodeling, floor layout, and stocking of an old unoccupied building that was transformed into a modern, up to date supermarket

Conducted weekly project meetings, assisted in securing small business loan, and negotiated contract terms under an agreed upon licensing agreement

WORK HISTORY

05/2013 – Present: SASI Enterprises, Charlotte, NC

Registered Agent/Consultant

02/2012 – 05/2013: Physicians Choice Laboratory Services, Charlotte, NC

Facilities Engineer

08/1998 – 01/2012: Iran Automobile Industry, Tehran, IR

Engineering Manager

10/1984 – 08/1998: Cooper Tools, Monroe, NC

CAD/CAM Designer

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science Degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology

University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Technology

Dundee College of Technology, Dundee, UK



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