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Engineer Mechanical

Collierville, Tennessee, United States
April 15, 2019

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Karl Hansen

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Strong problem solving and research abilities with ability to lead and push projects with new or modified systems, processes, and technologies to ensure a quality product or operations.

Strong aptitude in machine design and mechanical process conceptualizing to utilize lean principles for process improvement and cost reduction in manufacturing or maintenance environment.


I-DEAS (Solid Modeler and

Finite Element Analysis) - ~125hrs (college)

Lotus Notes

Matlab- 96hrs

AutoCAD LT- 2000+ hrs

Solidworks- 160hrs

Microsoft Office (Project, Excel, Word, Powerpoint)


Masters of Project Management 4/2014

Keller Graduate School of Management

PMI GAC program – Project Cost and Schedule Control, Managing Quality, Applied Managerial Statistics, Project Risk Management, etc…

Bachelors of Science Mechanical Engineering 5/2009

University of Tennessee at Martin Martin, TN

ABET accredited Degree

SAE-Mini Baja East 2003-2008

Senior project- design to fabricate the floatation device that was to be used for the SAE Mini-Baja East 2008, using a better process than the years before.


Engineering Intern – Certification #26597 12/2007

State of Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners

Greenbelt 6/2018

Honeywell Design For Six Sigma (DFSS) Hardware Greenbelt certification


Honeywell Aero 6/2017-Present

Engineer II Product Design –

Production Support Engineer for Repair and Overhaul ( R&OH) of commercial airline wheel and brakes

Gather evidence on customer complaint products to submit to airlines and OEM

Attend Tier meetings and preformed gemba walks to determine and create Value Creation Projects (VCP).

Manage and support new equipment installation through monitoring of performance and sharing of best practices across R&OH sites.

Present created VCPs at their various stages to Global Engineering panel for review and best practice sharing.

International Distributors USA – Automotive Filter Distributor 5/2015 – 5/2017

Product Specialist

Approves drawings and samples of automotive air, fuel, oil, and cabin air filters according to OE specs, matching outer dimensions along with filter surface area to allow similar resistance to flow, for vendor production in multiple brands including STP, Premium Guard, Parts Plus and etc… for distribution to various domestic customers

Advises on returns, test claims for leakage, and other issues as they relate to the quality of the product. Initiates correct active procedures with vendors if needed.

Monitors and maintains quality of filters through issuing of redlines or change orders as supersessions arise.

Obtains and modifies PPAP for submission to various customers that require them.

Advanced Manufacturing Technology - Air Conveyor Manufacturer 2/2012 – 10/2012

AutoCAD Detailer

Assisted Project Engineers with the detailing, designing, and/or modification of CAD drawings in the manufacturing/fabrication/assembly of air conveyors, from straight plenums to diverters, to best utilize the fluid flow of the produced air currents in given projects for various drink bottling plants including Pepsi, Coca-Cola, Left-Hand brewery, and etc...

Aerotek Loveland, CO 2/2010 – 1/2011

Contractor – Abound Solar- Thin-film Cadmium Solar panel manufacturer

Inspected panels leaving PVD chamber inside a regulated area along with ensuring the chambers stay operational

Preformed other various tasks involved in the production of solar panels including basic troubleshooting of machinery being operating at the time to inspection of final product for various defects and/or blemishes

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Union City, TN 11/2007 – 7/2009

Mechanical Engineer Co-Op- A1 (mixing/extruding) maintenance department (11/2008 – 7/2009)

Wrote Lockout Tag Out and Control Hazardous Energy procedures to new OSHA standards for all the machinery in the extruding department from high-voltage breakers to gravity/mechanical pistons.

Wrote daily oilier procedures for standardization and training purposes.

Review with senior engineer NDT alignment report on mixing machinery from contracted specialist to forecast downtime and maintenance work needed.

Conducted an accident investigation, documented area, established Root Cause, and made a corrective action plan to correct recent safety incident.

Completed inventory lists to determined possible standardization and performed other 5S (Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain) tasks around the department.

Designed and managed retrofit to production machinery with new style, inter-lock belting, of load belting for maintenance cost reduction, different drive system from chain drive to a double helical belt drive for maintenance cost reduction and safety, and better ergonomics for shorter operators.

Qtech Engineer Co-op- New Tire Development (11/2007 – 4/2008)

Inventoried New Tire build parts and locations for build assembly of various passenger and light truck tires.

Followed builds to ensure spec adherence in part measurements, build and mold performance, uniformity testing, DOT testing, and final product quality.

Analyzed cut tire sections for certification of finalized product.

Changed specs in order to reduce scrap for existing tire builds and get new tire builds approval from corporate headquarters.

Inspected tire holds for defects such as delamination.

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