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Engineer Design

Dacula, Georgia, United States
November 05, 2018

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Ty O. Peterson

Buford, Georgia ***** 678-***-****

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Specialist

Solutions-oriented specialist in manufacturing and facility layout. Industrial Engineering and Process Engineering focus with cost effectiveness. Extensive experience in facility layouts with equipment placement for accessibility, parts and equipment fabrication, installation, and sales presentation. Hands-on experience leading all stages of systems development and requirements definition.

Custom manufacturing of equipment. Design and automation of conveying systems, mezzanines, cone lines, crossovers, chutes, stands, racks, carts, and most third party equipment to help in their function. Major clients: Food industry including: Poultry, Fish, Red Meat, Wine, Soda, & Pizza.

Materials: Sheet metal Stainless Steel, Aluminum, UHMW, HDPE, etc. used in food grade equipment.

Experienced in: 2D & 3D Design and Manufacturing in Food& Beverage, Structural, Piping, Control Cabinets, Facilities layout, equipment, and parts.

Outstanding leadership abilities: able to coordinate and direct all phases of project-based efforts while managing, and leading projects.

20+ years of CAD drafting and design, document management, standards, equipment drawings, layouts for manufacturing, facility layout, and control panel wiring layout. USDA, Ergonomic, OSHA, NEMA standards, Time and Motion studies.

Professional Experience

Wood.: Tucker, GA Oct. 2017 – Aug. 2018

Senior Designer – Food & Beverage Group

Virtual Reality Expert. ACAD 2016, REVIT 2016, Navisworks Manage, PLANT 3D 2016, Recap Pro, Fuzor Virtual Design Construction 2018, Aveva Everything 3D, Edgewise ClearEdge 3D, Point Cloud, HTC Vive.

amec Foster Wheeler: Tucker, GA jul 2017 – Oct. 2017

Senior Designer – Food & Beverage Group

Virtual Reality Expert. ACAD 2016, REVIT 2016, PLANT 3D, Fuzor Virtual Design Construction 2018.

Serta Simmons Bedding (STAR): Norcross, GA Sep 2015 – Jul 2017

Design Engineer

Consult and design Serta Simmons Bedding facility layouts in AutoCAD. Using current company and engineering information, design a work method that allows for reuse of information, maintain data, and allow multiple people to work simultaneously on projects while improving work flow design process. Implement new facility layouts and designs on a nationwide scale, design for flow and automation. Help define the CAR, create BOMs, work with facility managent and interact with contractors.

TOP Design Werks: Buford, GA Oct 2014 – Dec. 2017

Manager Designer Consultant

Contract work:

3D Mechanical Design of Packaging Systems – Buford GA.

Network support – Gainesville, GA.

Larson Engineering: Norcross, GA March 2014 – October 2014

Design Engineer

Material Handling - 3D design of buildings, equipment layout, material flow, and equipment for manufacture in AutoCAD2014, Plant 3D, Navisworks, & AutoCAD2015. Responsible for drawings, revisions, and making sure customer and vendor requirements are met. Work with structural and electrical disciplines within the engineering firm, providing drawings and clarification. Create 3D walk through of facility to examine layout and verify equipment clearance. Meet with customers to discuss work, direction, modifications, and further define purpose, needs, and wants.. Woodyard Operations Environment.

UTC / Carrier Transicold: Athens, GA July 2013 – March 2014


Facility layout and design for a large manufacturing change over in production lines. Lean engineering and design using ACE, 3P, 5S, and Kaizen events for optimum return on manufacturing layout, production flow, resource delivery, increased production rates, and continual improvement. Design carts, racks, and equipment for new production layout. AGV (Automated Guided Vehicle) trouble shooting and studies to improve work flow. Make recommendations to alleviate robotic line issues regarding battery drain, programming, and speed of motion. Receive ACE Ergonomic training and procedures. Complete Ergonomic Risk Survey on the SOE (Series Of Events) of the X4 and Vector production line. Time studies, video analysis, and interaction with workers are methods used to improve progress and implement processes for better work. Tools: AutoCAD 2011 3D, Pro/E

Wildfire 5 and Creo 2.0 using Windchilll.6

R&D Manufacturing, Co. Inc.,: Gainesville, GA 1997 – 2012

CAD Specialist

Facility layouts with AutoCAD, equipment installation layouts, equipment design, and fabrication layouts; Mechanical Design and 3D modeling for web, brochure, and sales material.

Manage installations for customers to the specifications of the layouts in the design plan. Also realizing that ideas can change with “the drop of the hat” and being able to respond accordingly to satisfy the customer.

Sales to corporate engineers, lead on installations, manage design, manufacturing, installations, and field modifications.

Design scaling and sorting equipment for use with of PLC custom applications.

Additional tasks include: modification of existing equipment for better effectiveness or for specific customer needs and situation.

Manage and maintain network (Internet, Intranet, workstations, waterjet) hardware, software, and traffic.

Conveying systems include but are not limited too: powered, gravity, roller, traffic stops, diverter, merge, incline, decline, full box and empty box (wax and corrugated), plastic totes, trays (polystyrene), and wrapped trays.

Rockwell Automation: Duluth, GA 1996 - 1997

Customs Group

Design custom Industrial Enclosures with NEMA ratings for PCs in various industries using AutoCAD

Peterson Engineering Service, Inc.: Gainesville, GA 1992 – 1996


Drafting, CAD equipment design for manufacturing and facility layout.

Sales Engineer, Intern in Industrial Engineering & Mechanical Design

Special projects include:

Work on a robotic arm automated packaging project with Georgia Institute of Technology (GA Tech) at the request of Gold Kist Corporate.

Work with EG&G Instruments in Oak Ridge, TN on an X-Ray scanning technology project.

Education and Credentials

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications

Georgia State University – Atlanta, Georgia 1992

Masters in Information Technology

Concentration: Applications Development

American InterContinental University – Dunwoody, Georgia 2006

Professional Training and Certifications

Certified Sonicwall Security Administrator (CSSA)

Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)

Certified Netware Administrator (CNA)

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