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Engineer Mechanical

Caledonia, MI
March 25, 2019

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Stephen Schoonbeck

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Caledonia, MI 49316


Objective To join a team of professionals as a Senior Engineer, in a dynamic, challenging, and problem-solving environment, determined to impact positive outcomes for the organization and its customers.


December 1988 Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI – Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

December 1995 Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI - Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering


July 2004 –Oct 2018 Yanfeng Global Automotive Interiors (formerly Johnson Controls, Inc.), Holland, MI - Sr. Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

Held full responsibility for launch of manufacturing processes across North America

Quoted manufacturing process, defined process flow, plant layout, standardized work, labor, line balance, safety, and ergonomics

Drove product changes to facilitate best manufacturing practices, DFM&A

Analyzed PFMEA to mitigate risk to process and drove corrective actions

Established robust traceability, utilizing plant MES

Defined capital & tooling requirements, managed large capital budgets, drove annual cost save initiatives

Established equipment specifications, facilitated design reviews, prove-outs, and equipment qualifications

Effectively managed detailed manufacturing launch timelines to meet internal and customer deliverables

Led team-based problem solving, utilizing Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, 5Y, 8D, Pew Analysis, & Kepner-Tregoe

Trained plant leadership and manufacturing personnel

March 1995 – June 2004 Autocam Corporation – Precision machining, Automotive fuel injection systems

Manufacturing Engineer

March 1989 – March 1995 WCS – Metal forming, Stampings and wire forms, Automotive & Office Furniture

Mechanical Engineer

Interests Youth Leadership/Mentorship/Service, Woodworking, Home improvement, and Travel

References References available upon request

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