John R. Knight, C. Mfg. T.
New Hudson, MI 48165
Skills and Qualifications:
SDRC Ideas: Three Dimensional Modeling, Two dimensional drafting and detailing, Assembly modeling,
Metaphase PDM, Level advanced, C3P certified
AutoCad R12: 2.5 dimensional design, Level proficient
FFT Spectrum analyzer, Level proficient
Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, Level advanced, Power Point, Project, Level proficient
FEA: Nastran, Level novice HyperMesh, Level Novice
Project Engineering: APQP, DVP&R, Project Management DFEMA, PFEMA, Engineering specifications Design verification, Component Testing Level proficient Certified Project management for Engineers (SAE)
Testing at customer facilities: Wind Tunnel performance NVH Performance OTR. Dearborn Michigan Naples Florida, Arizona Proving Grounds, Level Attended participated
Rapid Prototyping, SDRC Ideas .STL add on, Magics .STL sticher, Level,proficient On site Guru
QS-9000 various forms created, certified all in house quality measurement tools
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science, Eastern Michigan University, June 1995, GPA 2.9
Major: Manufacturing Engineering Technology
WORK EXPERIENCE: Inspector of Elections, Lyon Township New Hudson Michigan
November 1984-November 2000, November 2005-Present
Assist voters at Polling location preliminary polling security, ensure election laws are enforced., maintenance and repair of voting equipment, accurate accounting of ballots, ensuring all voting laws are followed.
Lead Sales Advisor, Elite Marketing Solution Howell Michigan
December 2003-February 2007
Duties: Low level Management of in store sales team, product availability, assigning personnel to proper task, interfacing with store management to ensure proper demonstration, accounting of materials used for demonstration, maintenance on demo equipment.
Demo Coordinator Show and Tell Promotions Howell Michigan
March 2003-December 2003
Duties: see Lead sales advisor.
Contract Designer, Citation Corp through Aerotek Inc. Novi Michigan
March 2001- September 2001
Duties: Creation and editing of exhaust manifolds, oil filter adapters transmission valve bodies in SDRC
Ideas and Metaphase PDM, consulted design engineer for proper geometry, extraction and placement of model files in Metaphase PDM, maintenance of computer.
(six month contract)
Senior Designer Methode Electronics Inc. Southfield Michigan
January 2000- February 2001
Duties: Creation and editing of solid models of Multifunction switches clock spring cables in SDRC Ideas
and Metaphase PDM consulted Program engineer for need output, ensuring files met C3P design standards, training in SDRC Ideas and Metaphase PDM.
Research and Development Project Engineer, Usui International Corp. Farmington Hills,
November 1995- December 1999
Duties: Product design & development of automotive cooling fans. Oversaw the building of tooling,
developed testing, oversaw engineering design changes, wrote up engineering documentation such as DVP&R's, design FMEA's Control plans and inspection specifications forms. Oversaw installation and maintenance of test equipment for the fan performance test lab. Conducted various wind tunnel and NVH tests. Utilized CAD/CAM for tooling development. Conducted project engineering support at Ford's Arizona Proving Ground and Ford's Florida proving grounds. Prepped test vehicles with electrical testing equipment for desert validation testing. Supported sales engineers throughout the product development stage all the way through launch