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Manufacturing Engineer

Lansing, Michigan, United States
November 27, 2018

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Summary of Qualifications

Mechanical Design Engineer with professional and academic background in mechanical 3D CAD designing in automotive, industrial, and defense industries. Turnkey lead designer ability to plan, schedule, coordinate, and problem solve effectively. Collaboration with purchasing and shop/assembly teams on design projects. Demonstrated responsibilities such as material’s research, prototype, engineering documentation, estimating and process improvement. Bi-lingual (English, Spanish) communicator.


Technical Skills

MS Word 2016

MS Excel 2016

Power Point 2016

UniGraphics NX11

SolidWorks 2015

CatiaV5 6R2014

Solid Edge V19

Inventor 2014

AutoCAD 2014

Wind Chill

Smart Team

PDM Works

Revision Manager


CNC Programmer

Metal Forming

Metal Fabricating

Machine Design

Turnkey Projects

Estimate Projects

GD&T Dimension

Professional Experience

HATCH STAMPING COMPANY – Howell, Michigan June 2017 – July 2018

Senior Mechanical Design Project Engineer

Provide turnkey projects to welding and robot line cells for automotive seating and chassis.

Create three dimensional assembly designs, and drawings / bill of materials details using UniGraphics NX11.

Experience designing welding jigs and fixtures to stamping assembly components.

SLIDING SYSTEMS INC – Haslett, Michigan September 2016 – May 2017

Mechanical Design Project Engineer

Participated in the design of aluminum curtain side systems used in truck trailers.

Produced detailed SolidWorks 2016 drawings, 3D assemblies and BOM’s.

DEMMER CORPORATION – Lansing, Michigan May 2015 – April 2016

Mechanical Design Engineer

Participated in the design and manufacturing of prototype components used in commercial, defense and aerospace industries.

Produced detailed Unigraphics NX8 and NX10 drawings, 3D assemblies, and BOM’s.

B&O SAWS – Belding, Michigan July 2014 – May 2015

Mechanical Design Engineer

Participated in the design of aluminum extrusion systems such as billet sawing systems, precision finish saws, and hot saws.

Produced detailed SOLIDWORKS 2015 drawings, 3D assemblies, and BOM’s.

SPARTAN CHASSIS INC – Charlotte, Michigan February 2013 – May 2014

Mechanical Design Project Engineer

Generate SolidWorks CAD design concepts to resolve issues and develop new or alternative solutions for walk-in vans (REACH) project.

Development and delivery of complete and technically accurate product quotations, including business case and technical presentations.

METALIST INTERNATIONAL, INC – Lansing, Michigan February 2012 – November 2012

Mechanical Design Project Engineer

Coordinated as a project engineer several turnkey projects that involved the inspection of industrial machinery; the machining of large mechanical components (crankshafts, cams and gears) and the final assembly.

Diagnosed and provided cost estimates and proposals of forging press machinery to customers.

FORCE PROTECTION INDUSTRIES – Ladson, South Carolina April 2011 – November 2011

Electro-Mechanical Design Engineer

Used Wind Chill to produce detailed SolidWorks engineering drawings (ASME Y14.100), 3D electro-mechanical assemblies, and installation BOM’s of the Cougar 6x6 (Mastiff) MRAP armored vehicle.

Design engineering collaboration with manufacturing engineering in the build-up assistance of fifty Cougar 6x6 (Mastiff) MRAP armored vehicles.

BEKUM AMERICA CORPORATION – Williamston, Michigan March 2010 – April 2011

Project Engineer (Bilingual – English/Spanish)

Provided technical solutions to mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems for blow molding machinery.

Prepared quotes and coordinated just in time delivery machine projects to Canada, Asia, and Central America.

SPARTAN CHASSIS INC – Charlotte, Michigan June 2008 – February 2009

Electric-Mechanical Engineer

Participated in the design layout of electrical harnesses for specialty vehicles. Produced detailed SOLIDWORKS drawings, 3D assemblies, electrical schematics and BOM’s.

Generated 3D heavy duty truck layouts (cab, axles, suspensions, and chassis components).

GRANCO CLARK – Belding, Michigan June 2007 – May 2008

Mechanical Design Project Engineer

Participated in the design of aluminum extrusion systems such as: billet furnaces, billet sawing systems, profile stretchers, precision finish saws, profile handling systems, log shears and hot saws.

Used Smart Team to produce detailed SOLIDWORK drawings, 3D assemblies, pneumatic-hydraulic schematics and BOM’s of fully integrated and automated handling systems for extrusion lines.

FASCO DC MOTORS – Eaton Rapids, Michigan August 2006 – May 2007

Electric-Mechanical Engineer

Participated in full-service design, development and testing of custom design AC/DC motors, blowers, linear actuators and gear motors.

Used Revision Manager to produce detailed SOLIDEDGE engineering assembly drawings and bill of materials including: castings, stampings, blow moldings and machined parts.

ELOPAK INC – New Hudson, Michigan November 2005 – July 2006

Mechanical Design Project Engineer

Participated in the design of complex filling machine equipment used in the liquid food packaging industry.

Produced detailed SOLIDWORKS and PDM WORKS drawings, assembly drawings and bill of materials including: piping systems, machined parts and welded fabrications.

H&H WELDING & REPAIR LLC – Mason, Michigan July 2003 – May 2005

Project Engineer /CAD Designer

Demonstrated experience in turnkey projects that involved fabricating (laser cut, shear, press brake and punching machining (lathes and mills); welding (MIG and TIG) and final assembly (mechanical, structural, pneumatic and electrical).

ENPROTECH MECHANICAL SERVICES, INC – Lansing, Michigan September 1997 – April 2001

Mechanical Project Engineer

Trained to quickly engineer and accurately diagnose problems in mechanical machinery by providing cost estimates to customers.

Participated in several turnkey projects that involved the inspection of industrial machinery; the machining of large mechanical components (crankshafts, cams and gears) and the final assembly.

HABI MFG – Lansing, Michigan August 1995 – August 1997

Manufacturing Engineer

Developed and implemented the machine prototyping and quality testing department

Two years of supervision experience in monitoring and documenting the manufacturing processes

and assembling procedures of machines.

Education and Specialized Training

KETTERING UNIVERSITY (formerly General Motors Institute) – Flint, Michigan

Master of Science, Manufacturing Engineering Management December 2001


Bachelor of Science, Manufacturing Engineering Technology May 1993


Associate of Applied Science, Machine Tool Technology May 1990

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