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Engineer Design

Sherrodsville, Ohio, United States
May 05, 2019

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Robert S. Wilson

**** ******* **** **, *************, Ohio 44675


Electrical engineer with excellent mechanical skills and design drawing experience

Summary of Qualifications:

Leadership Experience: Motivated up to 10 union personnel to meet goals and support smooth plant operation.

Administered budget; Scheduled jobs, workers, and equipment

Organization and Able to manage multiple projects effectively while working with a variety of people,

communication skills: disciplines, and departments. Extensive experience working in teams and understanding

customer needs

Problem solving: Developed timely solutions to design problems resulting in successful market products

Quality Training: Certified Green Belt level of Lean Sigma. Applied principles to develop testing procedures

Adaptable, quick learner: Experience working in varying environments with changing requirements resulting

in quick learning strategies and adaptability

Software proficiency: High comfort level with design software such as Creo (Pro-E) and Solidworks; business packages including

Microsoft Office suite, Windows, Microsoft Explorer, and Lotus Notes

Product Test Experience: As a product laboratory engineer designed product test procedures, constructed models, performed

tests, evaluated data, and prepared appropriate documentation


LG Fuel Cell Systems, North Canton, OH 2016-Present

Electrical Design Engineer

Performed design work that contributed to successful 1000 hour test for first generation fuel cell,

commissioned unit, monitored test and addressed challenges during testing

Researched, designed, and selected components for power electronics \ Inverters for power conditioning system for prototype

fuel cell to supply power to electrical grid

Designed, improved test fixtures to advance project goals

Design, commissioning and start up of preproduction 10,000 hour test of fuel cell system

Diebold, Canton, OH 21012-2016

Electronic Systems Engineer

Integrated hardware and software to create solutions for customers

Created appropriate fit and form of product components by working with mechanical engineers and graphic designers

Used Creo (Pro E) to create and document harnesses and cable routing

Worked closely with laboratory to develop and implement tests and test apparatus

Visited beta sites to install and apply solutions

Howden North America, New Philadelphia, OH 2010-2012

Application Engineer

Calculated and prepared Mine Fan systems quotes

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JLG Industries, Orrville, OH 2008-2010

Design Engineer

Designed electrical systems and harnesses for telehandlers and aerial equipment using Pro-Cabling

Acted as electrical project lead on Military telehandller project

Performed trouble shooting on electrical issues for telehandlers

Constructed and implemented prototype electrical harnesses for aerial platforms

Created schematic design and layout for aerial platform units using Pro-E Routing System Design (RSD)

Amko Services, Division of Praxair, Dover, OH 2006 -2008


Designed mechanical & electrical systems for cryogenic storage, transport, and distribution units, portable vaporization and pump units

using Solidworks with a focus on off-road pumper units used in the oil well drilling environment.

Involved in all design stages of pumper units from design of structural skids, implementation and location of components into units Assisted with implementation and design of hydraulic, pneumatic, and lube systems

Responsible for design of electrical control system and electrical schematic along with schematics for trailer light, anti-roll, anti-lock

brakes, and air system on transport units

Involved in design of PLC control pumper unit

Supplied drawings and model bills of materials for various equipment, provided daily engineering support to manufacturing

Wilson Electrical Contracting, New Philadelphia, OH 2005-2006


Performed residential and commercial wiring; estimates, service installations, billing

The Hoover Company, North Canton, Ohio 1997 to 2004

Product Laboratory Engineer, Mechanical Design Engineer, Research Engineer Worked with small engineering team to create a three-position mode switch for hardwood cleaner that performed dry pick up, scrubbing, and wet pick up. Resulting product, Floormate, received high acclaim from product reviewers, became very popular with public and profitable for company. Patent # 6640386

Solved an air/water separation problem in MaxExtract that had caused initial production models to fail; lead to successful product launch and impressive sales. Patent # 6725498

Eliminated problem of carbon dust being expelled onto carpet by using low pressure created in working fan in a direct air vacuum system to pull dust through the motor and into bag for disposal Created a competitive advantage and cost savings for the company. Patent #6481050

Received company design sketch awards for a variety of improvements including moisture sensor, stair cleaner and Floormate

Developed new products and product line ideas and reviewed designs for cost savings

Created testing procedures for new products using Lean Sigma.

Tested prototype units using ASTM, UL, and Hoover safety standards

Acted as liaison for foreign-made products by reviewing drawings and consulting on designs

Built prototype units that incorporated new part designs

Researched robotics navigation and built prototype models for robotic application to floor cleaners

Continually monitored and tested innovations in and characteristics of batteries for improved life and cost savings

Interfaced with Marketing to anticipate future market needs


Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, The University of Akron; Akron OH; Dean’s List

Associate Of Applied Science in Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology, Kent State University; New Philadelphia, OH

Scholastic Achievement Departmental Award in Physics; Dean’s List

Professional Training

Solidworks, Introduction to Pro-E 2001, Pro-E Surfacing (PTC Training), Pro-E 2001(Stark State University)

AutoCAD Electrical 2013, Green Belt level of Lean Sigma, Serious Creativity, Six Hats

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