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Electrical Engineer Project Manager

Location:
Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States
Posted:
February 15, 2019

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Christian W. Berryer

Phone: 248-***-****

Email: ac8h6x@r.postjobfree.com

*** ***** ****, **** *****, MI 48362

PROFILE

Electrical Engineering § Electronic Circuitry Design

Over 30 years of experience in electrical engineering, including analog circuitry design, electronics repair, and project management. Developed numerous breakthrough products used to test the quality of automotive components. Resourceful troubleshooter with the tenacity to meet “impossible” design challenges and service complex equipment. Skilled project manager and team leader. Experience includes:

Analog Circuitry Design

Industrial Electronics Repair

Control Systems Circuitry/HMI Design

FMEA/DFMEA Analysis

Product Development

Overseas Installation & Testing

Project Management

Procurement/Vendor Negotiation

Prototype Development

Level 2 (V) High Voltage certification

Employee Supervision & Training

DFSS Greenbelt

EXPERIENCE

GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION § Milford, Michigan 4/2012-2/2019

Testing vehicle crash integrity for Vehicle Safety & Crashworthiness Laboratory (VSCL).

Electrical Engineer III & Engineering Technician

Design and develop battery technology to support high-speed photography and steering of test vehicles. Projects include:

Designed and built a lithium-ion battery with micro-controller supervision and fuel-gauging.

Designed and built power supply with DC/DC converter and inverter to provide clean power to mobile data acquisition equipment.

Repair and maintenance of data acquisition equipment.

On-site service to Barrier, Free Motion Head and ATD lab test sites in the VSCL network.

Repair of high-power microwave amplifiers for EMC Group.

QUANTECH, INC. § Holly, Michigan 7/2008-4/2012

Develops and manufactures eddy-current test equipment for automotive markets.

Chief Electrical Engineer & Project Manager (Promotion, 8/08-present)

Engineer (7/08-8/08)

Design analog circuitry for electronics, signal processors, and amplifiers. Project manager for new product development and implementation. Oversee procurement of materials and parts, and negotiate cost savings with vendors. Projects and breakthroughs include:

Designed an innovative system for checking integrity of catalytic converters using surface acoustic wave technology (sound waves).

Developed an error-proof system for detecting surface cracks on critical parts utilizing high-powered, solid-state laser technology.

Designed a breakthrough system for determining case hardening depth in pinion shafts for a Tier 1 automotive customer.

Led the development of a capacitive-discharge, electro-magnetic welding torch cleaner that is expected to deliver $125K annually.

Project Manager for the control circuitry design, HMI design, remote control systems, parts procurement, and assembly of a $300K fully-automated machine. Supervised installation in Romania.

TCC MONITOR REPAIR § Lake Orion, Michigan 6/1992-12/2010

Services high-end video displays for large companies, hospitals, banks, and industrial centers.

Engineer & Owner

Founded and operate company that services complex, high-end CRT displays for customers such as McDonnell-Douglas, Raytheon, Boeing, Lockheed-Martin, and General Electric. Manage sales and relationships with high-profile customers. Supervise three service technicians. Manage shipping, receiving, inventory, budgeting, and accounting functions.

Led a team of three service technicians in servicing and supporting multi-million dollar electronics systems for Fortune 500 customers.

EARLY CAREER

MCE SERVICES § Madison Heights, Michigan

Electrical Engineering Technologist

GENERAL MOTORS-CPC DESIGN GROUP § Warren, Michigan

Electrical Controls Design Engineer

PERSONAL DESIGN PROJECTS & SELF STUDY

Rebuilt a vintage five-kilowatt Burroughs always-on-line inverter power supply that was salvaged from an industrial fire – supplying clean power to an engineering lab for 8+ years.

Designed a two-kilowatt linear vacuum-tube radio frequency power amplifier driven by a five-kilowatt microprocessor-controlled power supply.

Designed and built a complete, 100-watt carbon dioxide water cooled laser.

Maintain skills with extensive reading of engineering and technical publications.

Currently designing a 450-watt pure sine wave inverter.

EDUCATION

OAKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE § Auburn Hills, Michigan

AAS (expected graduation date 05/2019)

LAKE SUPERIOR STATE UNIVERSITY § Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Electrical Engineering

Tradewinds Aviation Flight School § Waterford, Michigan

Private Pilot (in training)

Technical Training

CIMROC Robotic Programming Training at General Motors

Michigan Technological University, Advanced Electronics Diploma

2(V) High-Voltage Battery Certification (> 300VDC)

DFSS Green Belt

COMPUTER & TECHNICAL SKILLS

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Control Systems: Direct Logic, Allen Bradley, and Siemens PLCs and HMIs.

Knowledge of networking and connectivity.

Solid experience with analog design, hybrid power electronics, inverters, DC/DC converters, synchronous motors and alternators, photovoltaic systems, batteries, fuel cell technology, and semiconductors. Extensive experience with oscilloscopes and other analog test instrumentation.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & ACTIVITIES

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), Full Membership.

Member, Power Electronics Professionals (PEP).

Member, Power Management Professionals (PMP).

Member, Wind Power Industry Professionals (WPIP).

Member, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), Seaplane Pilots Association (SPA), and Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA).

Extra Class Federal Communications Commission (FCC) License. Active in Amateur Radio (ham) community.



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