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Engineer Quality

The Lowlands, Tennessee, 38501, United States
August 22, 2018

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Rich Hargrove

Applications Engineer

Multi-disciplined experience in: Manufacturing,

Design, and Quality, and ready to work with you.


Cookeville, TN, USA


PFMEA's PPAP's CMM Siemens 840D SolidWorks AutoCAD SDRC I-DEAS Unigraphics Laser Safety Officer (LSO) Database Microsoft Office Programming Scheduling 2D & 3D Drafting CAM software Capability and Correlation P20L & P30L Controls Collaborating GD&T Leadership Design WORK EXPERIENCE

01/2011 – Present

Applications Engineer

Prima Power North America

Arlington Heights, IL, USA

OEM of Sheet metal processing equipment and systems Assist customers remotely, giving support for CAD/CAM systems, and design assistance Train at customer locations throughout the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, providing CNC/CAD/CAM programming training on a variety laser models, as well as operations training on those systems Reporting of training and support provided

Management of expenses and budgeting

Contact: Jeremy Caddick – 07/2005 – 05/2007

Engineering Designer

T.D. Williamson, Inc.

Tulsa, OK, USA

Pipeline Services and Maintenance Industry

Inventing, engineering, and design of pipeline cleaning products for the industrial pipeline industry Design of new and improvement of existing systems within the company to achieve greater productivity in the manufacturing process Provide global design and technical support to the purchasing, manufacturing, customer service and engineering departments of T.D. Williamson

Contact: Eric Freeman/Jack Rankin – 918-***-**** 01/2001 – 04/2004

Quality Engineer


Cookeville, TN, USA

Air and Hydraulic filtration system components manufacturer Supervising of the Quality Auditing Team

Work with planning and design teams to drive product development and review tooling specifications Planning workforce use, space requirements, and equipment layouts to optimize workflows Contact: Thad Reavill – 931-***-****




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06/1998 – 12/2003

Adjunct Professor

Nashville State Community College

Cookeville, TN. USA

Taught Beginning and Advanced AutoCAD

Selected teaching curricula and designed final projects Assisted students with recommendations for employment upon graduating EDUCATION

Pastoral Ministries (Seminary)

Rhema Bible Training Center

Pastoral Studies with emphasis in Music (Worship Arts) Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)

Nashville State Technical Institute

Secondary Education

Lee University

Secondary Education

Tennessee Tech University


X-Pig Product Line - T.D. Williamson, Inc.

Designed all tooling and molds for the entire new product line Bulldozer Pig - T.D. Williamson, Inc.

Designed Pig to locate, recover and remove lost pipeline coupon from within the pipeline, with high-power magnets, by-pass flow valve, and data logger

Plant Re-location Layout - METCOM, Inc.

Tasked with the set-up all equipment within the new plant location, and coordinated much of the equipment relocation Customer Salvage - Prima Power North America

Salvage of toxic customer relationships, saving equipment sales along with ongoing service and maintenance ACHIEVEMENTS

Managed to hold down two jobs, wife and three kids while attending Seminary

Gained 38% more warehousing storage within the

same space by utilizing new storage technologies

I was recommended by my professor to the Director of the college to begin teaching CADD to lower levels while still a student myself.



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