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Engineer Engineering

Location:
Daytona Beach, FL
Posted:
October 12, 2018

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DAVID EKO

Daytona Beach, FL 260-***-**** ac7c37@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY: Motivated, self-driven, diligent, adaptable, personable, problem solving professional with 14 years of project engineering experience, building and leading cross functional teams. EXPERIENCE:

Apr 2010 – Present ENGINEERING CONSULTANT

Led analysis, BOM, investigations and developed instructions, concept documents and design for various clients. Representative Projects include:

HILL-ROM, BATESVILLE, IN

Compliance Engineer – Medical devices

• Set up system to investigate and clear complaint backlog to meet FDA guidelines

• Performed over 100 investigations covering thousands of field complaints, analyzed root causes & FMEA relationships using 5 whys, testing, induction, released documents to the Corrective Action Board and linked qualified investigations to complaints

• Inspected and tested mechanical and electromechanical field returned materials (RMA’s) for defects and malfunctions

• Proposed changes to plant processes to prevent defects and improve quality, supported Sustaining Engineering with safety issues and risk assessment LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, LEXINGTON, KY

MCAD Lead

• Functioned as CAD coach for several product teams and worked to improve design and release processes.

• Led QA testing efforts, using ENOVIA for confirming part info.

• Supported and documented UG/NX & TEAMCENTER user questions

• Evaluated user requests and made team recommendations for system changes SOLAR ENERGY SOLUTIONS, LEXINGTON, KY

Engineer

• Created system designs, panel layouts, wiring diagrams, energy yield calculations

• Wrote submittals and bids for contracts awarded up to GE ENERGY, LOUISVILLE, KY

Project Engineer– Gas Turbine Inlet Systems

• Developed Engineering Change reports, drawing reports and checked drafting department parts, installations and GA drawings

• Created fabrication packages 2D, 3D, BOM’s for fabricators, who shipped sub- assemblies to the client sites for installations

• Supported warranty projects by doing background historical research and confirming what was used in the field against what was put in the BOM’s.

• Wrote work instructions, installation manuals, supporting units in the field

• Generated Kaizens, and Continuous Improvement ideas and actions for in house department processes, and field inventory

INTERNATIONAL TRUCK AND ENGINE COMPANY, FT WAYNE, IN Body Structures Engineer

• Performed mechanical designs, created 3D models and drawings for body exteriors, interiors, and cab in white, and hvac systems (Using NX & Teamcenter)

• Assisted engineers in verifying assembly travel, interference, and tolerance stack-ups NORTH AMERICAN BUS INDUSTRIES (NABI), ANNISTON, AL Jul 2007 – Feb 2009 Product Engineer - Body Engineering

• Designed and ordered various exterior and interior parts like door control mechanisms bumpers, safety equipment, interior lights, exterior side lights, windows, wipers etc.

• Directed, trained and mentored team of 4

• Configured buses and worked on prototypes (CDMS) including the short bus project

• Supported the plant in part and assembly installations and troubleshooting INTERNATIONAL TRUCK AND ENGINE COMPANY, FT WAYNE, IN Jun 1998 – Feb 2007 Project Engineer - Body Systems Engineering (Exteriors)

• Managed project executions, adequate communication with suppliers including RFQ’s, timely part releases, prototype builds, drawings and models completions.

• Created and modified 3D models, drawings using UG/NX & Teamcenter

• Executed CAD design and electronic BOM’s for exterior truck parts

• Trained contractors in customized truck building software

• Gathered and participated in several cross-functional teams: body, electrical and chassis

• Created charts and manuals for prototypes and material procurement processes

• Promoted quality by using DFMEA, FEA group and GD&T tools Cost Reduction & Customer Response Project Leader

• Led projects that saved the company $700,000

• Pulled together and led cross-functional cost reduction teams that generated ideas for system improvements and cost reductions

• Created 2D, 3D drawings and models, and released them through the system Design Engineer - Body Interiors.

• Designed steering wheel for the Next Generation Vehicle that was launched in 2001

• Supported airbag development, seat belt development and crash worthiness testing as a member of the Occupant Restraint Systems (ORS) team

• Submitted 4 ORS patents as a result of work on ORS team

• Provided plant support, part tracking, prototype builds, and design release support EDUCATION: BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (1997) AS, Energy Technology, University of Montana, Missoula, MT (2014) Professional Development Courses

Global 8-D Methodology

The Dale Carnegie Couse certificate

GlobalStratos Inc. Methodology, Venture and Product Development Certifications and Licenses

Fundamentals of Engineering Exam – E.I.T. - FL; NABCEP PV Entry Level SKILLS:

• CAD programs UG/NX, AUTOCAD, PROE, INVENTOR

• PDM platforms including TEAMCENTER, WINDCHILL, AGILE, SHAREPOINT

• Configuration Software including CDMS, DCP

• DFMEA’s, 5 Whys, Fishbone diagrams, PPAP, GD&T

• Continous improvement, Kaizens

• Energy programs PVWatts, PVSys, Polysun

AFFILIATIONS: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

ACTIVITIES : Tutor, Mentor, Musician



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