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Engineer Engineering

Location:
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Salary:
87500
Posted:
April 22, 2019

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Richard L. Myers, Jr.

**** ***** *****

House Springs, Missouri 63051

636-***-****

ac86f2@r.postjobfree.com

Highlights:

I have 29 years of Tool Designer Experience. I have work for a fortune 500 company. The Computer Systems that I have used are; Cad Programs; Pro-Engineering, Unigraphics, Anvil, Capt-graphics, AutoCAD, Audrey, Crossroads, Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Access, Power Point, Outlook, and Other Systems: Vax and Project Management. I am also a lean Green & Yellow Belt Certified.

Work Experience:

2017-Present: GKN Aerospace

Job Title: Tooling Engineer III

Job Description: A Tooling Engineer III will offer direct support of the manufacturing process with technical responsibility for tooling, part fabrication, assembly and delivery. I will provide "state of the art" processing technology as it applies to both materials and techniques for tooling, part fabrication and assembly. May provide leadership to less experienced Tooling Production Engineers and support personnel relative to the accountabilities listed below. Accountable for tooling product development, tool fabrication quotes, first article development, configuration changes that involve cost estimation, schedule coordination, build process definition, and implementation. Responsible for ensuring tools are consistent with company and customer supplied quality assurance standards. Responsible for the design and/or transition of tools from design to production in order to verify tooling functionality and suitability, tool coordination, production part quality and tool delivery schedule. Responsible for disposition, preparation of work instructions, and follow up on nonconforming (N/C) tools. May write N/C programs. Monitors tools with past discrepancies through root cause analysis and corrective action implementation to ensure past problems do not resurface. Continuously improves tooling processes via work instructions, statistical process control (SPC), tooling process changes and tooling design order. Identifies and implements Lean initiatives to improve production processes and flow. Tracks and resolves issues pertaining to vendor schedule and or quality requirements. Maintains positive, teaming relationship with internal and external customers, as well as co-workers. Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance. Performs other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned.

2016-2016: St. Jean Industries

Job Title: Process Engineering Manager

Job Description: Process Engineering manager of a tier II automotive supplier. Manage the process engineering staff to produce piece parts for Chrysler, Tesla, Honda & General Motors. Development of work instructions, maintenance instructions, assembly instructions, automated assembly fault override instructions, and work order request. I manage the fixture build department, programming department, and the tool crib. In the tool crib I oversee the outsourcing of the regrinds, the development of new tools, the testing of new tools, manage order point and qualities, and track supplier delivery performance. I have a small staff of five employees, so I am managing several projects at a time. I am tracking capability studies, machining issues, tooling issues, production times, and manufacturing staffing requirements.

2015-2016: Bowling Green Metalforming, Inc. Magna

Job Title: Process Engineer

Job Description: To process Engineering Change Notices and communicate the changes to the appropriate areas. To initiate, develop, evaluate and implement Capital Projects to support improved processes, process improvements and new product introductions. Works with the design staff and the vendors concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods. Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions. Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes. Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.

2011-2015: Lincoln Industries, Inc

Job Title : Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description: To process Engineering Change Notices and communicate the changes to the appropriate areas. To initiate, develop, evaluate and implement Capital Projects to support improved processes, process improvements and new product introductions. Works with the design staff and the vendors concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods. Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions. Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes. Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.

2011-2012t:

Supervision (part-time)

Job Description: To coordinate the assigned work orders with employees to ensure quality and timely completion of work, when regular supervisor is absent. The position must evaluate the work and recommend needed changes based on analysis. The responsibilities also include assist and solve operational matters, follow the company policy and procedures, and organizing between departments and other supervisors.

1989-2009: Caterpillar Tractor Company, Inc.

Job Title :

Manufacturing Specialist / Tool Coordinator

Job Description: To analyze the tooling and make changes for improved tool life at least cost. To control the type of tools being used at the Decatur plant so that the inventory and the interchangeability is being utilized. The ability to use engineering drawings, production routing, tool orders, corporate standards, manufacturing practices, and outside supplier input to introduce new tooling technology into the plant. The ability to work in the team environment, resource member to cell certification, TPM teams, 6 Sigma and corporate tooling teams.

Caterpillar Tractor Company Inc. (cont.)

1998-2002

Tooling Technician - Analyst

Job Description: To analyze the tooling and make changes for improved tool life at least cost. The ability to use engineering drawings, production routing, tool orders, corporate standards, manufacturing practices, and outside supplier input to introduce new tooling technology into the plant. The ability to work in the team environment, resource member to cell certification, TPM teams, 6 Sigma and corporate tooling teams.

1992-1998

Tool Designer

Job Description: Responsible for designing fixtures, perishable tools, durable tools, and hand tools. These tools are used in assembly and on machining centers. The work is performed on computer workstations using Capt-graphics, Pro-E, Unigraghics, and various other systems.

1989-1992

Layout Drafters

Job Description: Detailing the engineering drawings. Taking the engineering sketches and creating a fully detailed engineering drawing. The work is performed on computer workstations using Capt-graphics or Pro-E and using various other systems to complete the drawings.

2009- 2012

Self-Employed Home Inspector

1988-1989:Coin Acceptors -

Manufacturing Analysis

1986-1988:

Kuhlman Die-casting Company - Tool Designer

Education:

Bachelor of Science

1984-1986 Missouri State University

Major: Industrial Engineering Technology

Minor: Management

1983-1984 Southwest Baptist University

Associate of Applied Arts

1981-1983 John A. Logan College

Major: Tool Design/Drafting

Special Certifications

2002 Green Belt Certified

Accomplishments:

In 1999 I saved Caterpillar-Decatur $635,000.00 in tool savings.

In 2000 I saved Caterpillar-Decatur $1,978,000.00 in tool savings.

In 2001 I saved Caterpillar-Decatur $784,000.00 in tool savings.

In 2012 I saved Lincoln Industrial $640,000.00 in savings.

In 2013 I saved Lincoln Industrial $1,600,000.00 in savings.

I was a core member of Caterpillars tooling teams for the corporation. I was responsible

for overseeing the cut test being performed at the Decatur facility. I was responsible for

evaluating the new technology in tooling so the best tool for the job was on the machines.

I also trouble shot the current process to reduce cycle times and cost of the parts. I was a

key person in tooling up a new machine and processes.

I have completed two steps of the Six Sigma Processes and was involved on two projects

that could have saved $15,000,000 plus in actual savings.

I have completed an evaluation of the tooling and machine burdens that could have saved

Cat-Decatur $24,000,000.00 a year.



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