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Mechanical Design Engineer

Roselle, Illinois, United States
November 14, 2018

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Chris Chelminski

*** ********** *****, ***. * Roselle, IL 60172



Mechanical Engineer with extensive product development and design experience in diversified environments. Strong expertise in planning and implementation of company’s key initiatives. Vision to oversee products from conception through production and certification. Broad background in design and application of new technologies to maximize development and production efficiencies. Solid background in machine design, precision hydraulics, product development and documentation. In-depth experience and knowledge of working in highly regulated industries. Efficient under fast pace and in high stress situations. Attention to detail and high level of accuracy. Proficient in GD & T. Outstanding interpersonal skills. Committed to a job well done.


December 2016 - Project Engineer (contract)

October 2018 Hansen Technologies, Burr Ridge, IL

Designed Motorized Control Valves for the industrial refrigeration industry.

Integrated the Motorized Control Valves into the Multi-Valve Platforms.

Conducted agency design calculations on pressure bearing components and welded areas to determine their integrity.

Designed prototypes of the Pressure Relief Valves.

October 2015 - Mechanical Design Engineer

July 2016 Helix International, Elk Grove Village, IL

Designed tooling for Filter Tubeforming Machines, prepared Bills of Materials and Engineering Change Notices.

October 2014 - Mechanical Design Engineer (contract)

March 2015 HYDAC Technology Corporation, Glendale Heights, IL

Designed hydro-mechanical production fixtures to be used for clamping and testing hydraulic assemblies.

June 2013 - Mechanical Design Engineer (contract)

March 2014 Transicoil Aerospace Solutions, Addison, IL

Redesigned and conducted longevity testing of the Pallet Restraint Lock Assembly utilized in Enhanced Cargo Handling System for Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules Aircraft.

Developed cost effective design solutions.

Optimized older designs for costs savings.

Participated in material review boards.

Took part in corrective action teams.

March 2003 - Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

January 2013 MEA INC, Elk Grove Village, IL

Designed Electro-Hydraulic Valve Actuators and Hydraulic Power/Control Units for the refinery industry.

Created project schedules to assure that project objectives are met.

Managed projects from concept to production release.

Served as a technical point of contact for the customer, vendors and internal departments to resolve technical and scheduling issues related to engineering design and purchased or manufactured equipment.

Created specifications (Long Leads) for procurement of purchased equipment and instrumentation including pumps, motors, servovalves, solenoid valves, hydraulic

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accumulators, cylinders, pressure transmitters and switches, transducers, filters, oil coolers, and heaters.

Participated in proposal activities by creating system outline drawings, hydraulic schematics and P&ID’s.

Supported MEA Field Service Engineering and resolved technical issues that arose

during the installation and commissioning of MEA systems and equipment.

April 2002 - Mechanical Designer/Detailer (contract)

September 2002 Flexlink Automation, Inc., Addison, IL

Designed automated magazine loaders and magazine unloaders for the printed circuit board industry.

June 2001 - Mechanical Design Engineer

March 2002 Bantec Automation South, Inc., Summit, IL

Designed the conveyor and the tape head for the case erector.

September 1997 - Mechanical Designer

May 2001 Susco Mfg. Co., Inc., Chicago, IL

Designed automated wave and selective soldering machines for the printed circuit board industry.

Designed machines for the automotive parts rebuilding industry: polishing machines and production lathes, bearing pullers and installers, bearing testers.

Performed field service and installation.

December 1996 - Mechanical Designer

August 1997 American Manufacturing & Technologies, Inc., Addison, IL

Designed cable and wire cutting machines for the assembly industry.

Designed paint ball guns.

July 1996 - Mechanical Designer/Drafter

November 1996 Innovex, Inc., Deerfield, IL

Designed fixtures for microswitches and feeders for grinding machines.

July 1985 - Mechanical Design Engineer

June 1996 Prosynchem. Plock, Poland

Designed machines, devices and constructions for chemical and refinery industries

Conducted strength, heat and flow calculations.


Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland

SolidWorks and Pro/Engineer - Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL

COMPUTER SKILLS: SolidWorks, AutoDesk Inventor, AutoCAD, Pro/ENGINEER, Microsoft Office.

LANGUAGES: Polish, Russian.

AFFILIATIONS: Polish American Engineers Association.

REFERENCES: Available upon request.

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