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Engineer Mechanical

Location:
Asheville, NC
Salary:
75000+
Posted:
October 10, 2018

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Resume:

Michael W. Walls

** ******** *****, ***** ** ****4

ac7cea@r.postjobfree.com Mobile: 828-***-**** Work: 828-***-****

Objective: A challenging mechanical engineering position with emphasis towards product design and analysis.

Technical Skills/Certifications

Creo/Pro Engineer

Unigraphics

Sheet Metal & Creo Simulate Structure/Thermal FEA

SolidEdge

ANSYS Workbench, Mechanical, CFX Applications

AutoCAD

SAP/PLM database application

SolidWorks

SDRC I-DEAS

Six Sigma Greenbelt certification

CATIA

Visual Basic

BoltCalc

MS Office applications

Education

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, 3.91 GPA,

Thesis Topic: Base Pressure Measurement in Transonic Flow Through Turbine Blades (GE Aircraft Engines)

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, 3.82 GPA

Professional Experience

BorgWarner Turbo Systems, Asheville, NC, March 2005-Present

Staff Engineer/Design Engineer

Primary Responsibilities: Development and analysis of automotive turbochargers for commercial vehicle and passenger car markets.

Specialized in CAE analyses of bolted joints and general turbocharger stress/strain/modal/thermal concerns utilizing ANSYS Mechanical and CFX software

Developed and launched the I-334 turbocharger into production for Navistar 7.6L MaxxForce DT commercial vehicle engine using PTC Creo/ProE software

Patented a method for casting water-cooled turbine housings for improving thermal gradients through housing walls (201********)

Developed tolerance stack-up spreadsheets to handle tilted shaft-wheel cases for various applications

Trained designers on various engineering topics of concern related to turbocharger design and analysis

Common production processes employed: sand casting (iron/steel/aluminum), stamping, machining/milling, friction-welding, sheet metal hot & cold-forming, automated & manual assembly, powder-metal molding

Kendro Laboratory Products, Asheville, NC, May 2001-March 2005

Project Engineer

Primary Responsibilities: Development & product support for ultra-low-temperature freezers.

Designed refrigeration deck & sub-base for 25 ft3 and 32 ft3 super-insulation freezers

Developed specifications for urethane foam & implemented controls in manufacturing

Achieved sound reduction levels of 5 dBA with refrigeration system layout improvements

Primary design support engineer for production of ultra-low-temperature products (2002+)

Successfully completed Six Sigma Greenbelt training

Common production processes employed: sheet metal stamping, machining/milling, foam-injection/curing, sheet metal hot & cold-forming, automated & manual assembly, plastic injection molding

Electrolux Home Products, Anderson, SC, December 1999-May 2001

Design Engineer

Primary Responsibilities: Design & analysis support to manufacturing (refrigerator products).

Led redesign efforts on compressor base and other components for large-scale production of consumer-use refrigerators

Designed and prototyped product enhancements for the main cabinet assembly

Common production processes employed: sheet metal stamping, machining/milling, foam-injection/curing, sheet metal hot & cold-forming, plastic injection molding, automated & manual assembly

Axiohm Transactions Solutions, Ithaca, NY, October 1996-December 1999

Mechanical Design Engineer

Primary Responsibilities: Mechanical design of point-of-sale printers (impact/thermal).

Utilized Pro-Mechanica FEA analyses in improving a latching system in a video-terminal printer

Co-developed and constructed an engineering prototype model for encoding checks

Submitted three patent disclosures for a magnetic-encode module on a point-of-sale printer; two successfully registered

Managed the transfer of a video-lottery-terminal printer development project from Riverton, WY plant (design location) to the Ithaca, NY plant (manufacturing site)

Common production processes employed: sheet metal stamping, machining/milling, sheet metal hot & cold-forming, plastic injection molding, automated & manual assembly, powder-metal molding

Lexmark International Inc., Lexington, KY, September 1993-October 1996

Associate Engineer

Primary Responsibilities: Mechanical design of retail inkjet printers.

Redesigned a flex circuit in the Execjet IIc printer to save $3.20 per printer

Designed primary sheet metal frame for a consumer-use inkjet model

Primary design-support engineer for inkjet printer manufacture (1994-1995)

Common production processes employed: sheet metal stamping, machining/milling, sheet metal hot & cold-forming, plastic injection molding, automated & manual assembly, powder-metal molding

Professional References

Ms. Ellen Xu

Quality Engineer

Formerly of BorgWarner Turbo Systems

Phone: 828-***-****

Email: ac7cea@r.postjobfree.com

Mr. Abe Narehood

Mechanical Engineer & Owner, 3Design Inc.

Formerly of BorgWarner Turbo Systems and Kendro Laboratory Products

Phone: 336-***-****

Email: ac7cea@r.postjobfree.com

Mr. David Roque

Designer

BorgWarner Turbo Systems – contract employee

Phone: 864-***-****

Email: ac7cea@r.postjobfree.com

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